Joan of Arc

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Background

Jeanne d´Arc (1412-1431) was a French saint and heroine. Ardently religious, at the age of thirteen she suddenly started hearing voices, which she interpreted as a divine command to liberate her country from English domination. At seventeen she was given a small contingent of troops by the Dauphin of France, which she commanded to a series of victories that heralded the downfall of the English forces. She was taken prisoner by the English and, accused of heresy and witchcraft, she was sentenced by the Inquisition to death by burning. She was canonized by the Pope in 1920.

Under the auspices of PanOceania, the “Maid of Orleans” Project aimed to create a military leader capable of inspiring modern troops through the worst of the fight. They needed someone with extreme charisma, someone capable of turning the tide of combat through sheer courage, zeal, and ardor. PanOceania’s analysts decided that troops with a Christian background were likely to respond favorably to such a figure. The Recreation of the Maid was given tactical capabilities far surpassing those of the original, and was subjected to extensive military-religious training inspired by the methods of the PanOceanian Military Orders. Once her training was finalized, she entered the Hospitaller Order, where she was required to persevere in earning the respect of her brothers from the lowest rung of the Order. She was able to rise in rank during the Blizzard Skirmishes against Yu Jing in Svalarheima, and when the NeoColonial Wars broke out, Joan of Arc—already a Sister-Officer of the Knights Hospitaller—was transferred to the Order of Santiago for the defense of the Mars-Saturn circuit. By the end of this tour, the Maid was a living legend, and having served with her was a source of pride across the entirety of the PanOceanian army. She was ordered to oversee the defense of Neoterra to soothe the fears of the masses during the setbacks of the air-space campaign in the Dividing Line. Rumors of her arrival on a frontline are enough to raise the spirits of troops and inspire them to impossible feats. Under her command, soldiers fight to their last breath, with a ferocity, courage and strength unrivalled in any battlefield. Her presence in a fight is seen as an unequivocal sign of imminent victory. Joan has been described as touched by the hand of God: her eyes are burning embers and her voice is a hurricane. She embodies the very concept of an aura of charisma and power. As the mother-warrior of all PanOceanian soldiers, she is admired by all women and beloved by all men.

Mobility Armor

To Joan of Arc, the most natural thing in life is to lead an assault and always be the first in the line of fire. Her combat instinct brings her to the forefront of any engagement, regardless of battle conditions. However, in spite of her inexorable thirst for action, she is aware that a good leader must know how to adapt to the combat environment and that commanding a naval assault differs to skirmishes in the jungles of Paradiso.

For this reason, she has a lighter and more mobile model of armour that sacrifices protection for a higher movement capacity. Geared with this light armour, Joan of Arc is the perfect option to head harassment attacks against superior forces. In these kinds of operations speed is the key: to quickly reach the target, cause the greatest damage possible and then retreat before the enemy can organise a coordinated reply. With her armour, the beautiful and fearsome Joan of Arc is perfectly capable of unleashing hell on her adversaries, becoming a true messenger of divine wrath.


A product of Omnia Research and Creation, and at Joan of Arc’s insistence made available to carefully vetted Father-Knights, Mobility Armour is dangerous to use unless the wearer is carefully trained and in peak physical condition. Mobility Armour is not just highly effective, it is also the armour series that kicked off a revolution in power armour visual design.

The first three series of Mobility Armour boasted a top-class visual design team led by Ally Glühend, famed futurist, Maya personality, and fashion designer. This visual design team put together by Omnia was given the dual goals of creating something that exuded a sense of power and threat and hearkened back to the history and legend of the knights of old. With the Mobility Armour series, they managed to create something truly special. Each knightly order has its own unique spin on the same themes and core design, and each knight regardless of order strides into battle wearing something iconic — a highly advanced defensive armour to be sure, but something that radiates an aura of danger, and draws directly on thousands of years of martial superiority

Quotes

"Stateless mercenaries who spurn banners and ideals, but will gladly kill for coin - the brood of the devil, the lot of them."

Jeanne D'Arc - during a meeting of the Paradiso Coordinated Command in the map room of the O-12 station 'Indomitable Will'.

Profile

N4

ISC: Joan Of Arc Character Heavy Infantry
Fury: Not Impetuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
4-4 23 15 15 15 5 6 2 2
Skills and Equipment: Martial Arts L3, BS Attack(+1 Dam), Inspiring Leadership, Stealth, No Wound Incapacitation, Religious Troop, Immunity(Shock), Frenzy
Loadout Special Skills Weapons and Equipment Melee Weapons Points SWC
1 MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, EXP CC Weapon 45 0
2 Lieutenant MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, EXP CC Weapon 45 +1
ISC: Joan Of Arc V2 (Mobility Armor) Character Heavy Infantry
Fury: Not Impetuous Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
6-2 23 15 14 15 3 6 2 2
Skills and Equipment: Martial Arts L3, Dodge(+2"), Inspiring Leadership, No Wound Incapacitation, Terrain(Total), Religious Troop, Immunity(Shock), Frenzy
Loadout Special Skills Weapons and Equipment Melee Weapons Points SWC
1 Spitfire, Nanopulser Pistol, EXP CC Weapon 50 1.5
2 Lieutenant Spitfire, Nanopulser Pistol, EXP CC Weapon 50 1

N3

Retired
ISC: Joan of Arc Heavy Infantry
Fury: Frenzy Training: Regular Back-Up: Cube
MOV CC BS PH WIP ARM BTS W/STR S
4-4 23 15 15 15 5 6 2 2
Skills and Equipment: Inspiring Leadership, Martial Arts L3, Religious Troop, V: No Wound Incapacitation
Name Skills and Equipment BS Weapons CC Weapons Points SWC
AP CCW MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, AP CCW 49 0
DA CCW MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, DA CCW 50 0
AP CCW Lieutenant Lieutenant MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, AP CCW 49 -1
DA CCW Lieutenant Lieutenant MULTI Rifle, Nanopulser Pistol, DA CCW 50 -1

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Current Miniatures

Heavy Armor

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See the Luxumbra page for the Joan of Arc bust.

Out of Print Miniatures

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