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Have 'Mech, Will Travel.
Some soldiers fight for king and country, some for honor and glory, others for liberty or loved ones. We’ll fight for that too, whatever your cause, as long as the check clears.
For over forty centuries, mercenaries have plied their trade and been instrumental in toppling empires or holding the tides of war at bay. And as mankind expanded to the stars, soldiers of fortune rose to new heights of power. Business is booming, yet along with those riches comes a dangerous life and the scorn of many who see only filthy lucre-warriors. It’s a dangerous life, but as long as you keep your ’Mech intact and your bottom line balanced, the universe is yours!

BattleTech Combat Manual: Mercenaries contains information on the soldier-for-hire trade and their place in the Inner Sphere. This manual takes a look at some of the most renowned mercenaries of the 31st century, detailing their histories, tactics, unit crests, paint schemes, and notable personnel. This Alpha Strike expansion includes special rules for unique character abilities, faction-specific rules, force-building, and a mini Technical Readout—everything you need to field your favorite mercenary command on the tabletop or create your own.
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Fabian L May 09, 2022 1:46 am UTC
How compatible is this with the commanders edition?
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William S July 21, 2016 2:54 am UTC
If I don't use Alpha Strike how much of this book will I be able to use?
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Michael S June 04, 2016 12:16 am UTC
Ok, so I bought the hardback book and now I just want to print off the record sheets that are shown in the back. Any way to download these without having to re-buy the entire pdf book at 14 dollars?
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Kelli Renae W November 16, 2015 7:30 am UTC
"The Fifteenth Dracon is one of the longest-serving mercenary commands in existence." One of the longest serving merc commands in existence, a reinforced regiment, and they have NEVER been mentioned in ANY of merecenary books prior til now?
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David S November 29, 2015 6:48 pm UTC
You never read any of the Capellan source booms then?
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Matthew M December 24, 2015 6:42 am UTC
Page 45 of the 1988 Liao house book has the 15th dracon being hired by Barbara Liao in the 1st Succession war, so yes they are mercenary and very old. In 3025 they are listed in the forces of Liao as 2 battalions.
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