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Lyra's Mech by Foxi-5 Lyra's Mech by Foxi-5
And... another quickie lo-res paint. Lyra's mech.

Who would have guessed that Lyra is a hand to hand, brawling expert? What better pilot and mech to help the Princess of the Night's weapons ballista?

Now they can go chase Queen Chrysalis together...

Luna’s Mech -> Night Wraith [link]
Lyra's Mech -> Lyrian Brawler [link]
Rainbow Dash’s Mech -> Thunderbow [link]
Derpy’s Mech -> Crossfire [link]
Big Mac’s Mech -> Hellshock [link]
Applejack’s Mech -> Chaos Maul [link]
Fluttershy's Mech -> Razorwing [link]
Pinkie Pie's Mech -> Overkill [link]
Twilight’s Mech -> Adjudicator [link]

Yes, you can repost if desired. (However it's not to be used for commercial purposes)

Consolidated Edits:

It's called the Lyrian Brawler.

Why is Princess Celestia face-hoofing? She is in recall mode; the royal psychologist told her that Luna should meet new friends and engage in team building exercises to help develop her interpersonal skills. However, she just didn't realize that it would lead to something like this...
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thunder-zap Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2016   Traditional Artist
OH!!!  That is so f***ing awesome! XD
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Robo-Hero Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Then the mechs go rouge... No more ponies jk
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Zowen2001 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015
Why does everyone but me get the heavy weapons?!
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CidHighwindCOIV Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015
The hands are very Reminiscent of the MBR-07 MK 1/ Mk II Spartan/Gladiator out of Macross/Robotech . Seeing that you already Designed a Zentraedi Glaug/Officer's pod, that does not surprise me. Very Nice work
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Foxi-5 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015
Thanks. Yep, Robotech is best tech. :)
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:iconcidhighwindcoiv:
Culture Is Magic (Culture being in reference to Macross and the concept of how important civilization and culture is, not ROBOTECH's Protoculture)

Though understand I am a Huge Fan of Both. If not for ROBOTECH I would have not known what Macross or Anime Is. Nor would I have known about Battletech and Mechwarrior (Though I DO think ROBOTECH needs to be updated in both Dialogue and writing) 

Though the name Lyrian Brawler, makes me wonder if it is not only named for Lyra but also Battletech's House Stiener AKA The Lyrian Commonwealth
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BlueRaptorStudio Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015
Lyra has a well armed Mech what will Bon-Bon say 
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ulterno617 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
ulterno want mech! i'de also quite like to read a fanfic involving these mechs.
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:iconraptorred79:
RaptorRed79 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015
This is just so funny and so cool at the same time.
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Falagur Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
its cool
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Rainbowfallout Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
*Peaks* Looks like a 80-tonner, no particularly heavy parts aside from the arms 4 LRM 6s and a pair of AC/2s, 4 SRMs,
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Heretic1311 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Could be Rotary Autocannons! Then it would be quite heavy!
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Rainbowfallout Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Rotary or no, building a mech to fight like the Atlas when it's meant for brawling isn't a good idea
An 80-ton, lightly armed mech with heavy armor should be able to move fast, take hits, and get into manhandling range better.
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Heretic1311 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014
Agreed. Victor is a good example.
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Fujin777 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Yep, the team building exercises would lead to this stuff: mechs baby yeah!!!
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R36ULAR-6UY Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
I only have one problem with this hand-to-hand specialist mech... The hands have no wrists, and the fingers can't bend backwards a lot. This would pose a problem if there was a mech punch coming and there wasn't time for a block, but rather the need for a grapple was needed (where the defender uses a palm to absorb a hit), this mech would not be able to do such thing. Otherwise this could do well at just about everything else. Nice work.
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HaloRecons12 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Ah....an MLP and a Mechwarrior Fan.   Love it, :)
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Maverik-Soldier Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wonder why the mech is bipedal. Mechs are more or less thought to follow humanoid shape to be easier to understand how to balance them and all that...

Not to menction that quadrupedal mechs also exist and are cool. :3

Sample: www.sarna.net/wiki/images/e/e8…

Cool mech nevertheless...
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malgrumm Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
yeah but if a quadrupedal mech gets one of it's leg heavily damaged its pretty much knocked out....
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Maverik-Soldier Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same goes for the bipedal, then?
With just one leg operative, it'd just be able to crawl.

(Just wondering)
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malgrumm Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
no on a standard two legged mech if one leg gets heavily damaged and can't work properly its still able to stand and move about but it will be basically dragging the damaged leg around if the hydraulics/actuators are shot...and it will be moving at a snails pace, making it an inviting target. if you played the mechwarrior games you'll know what i mean.
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Maverik-Soldier Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't just talk about the Mechwarrior physics, but I also base my talk from the perspective of the BattleTech board game (same universe), where one destroyed leg tends to mean you're stuck at prone status until the end of the match.

To add to the logic, since when did MechWarrior saga have any Quad mech? I can't remember any. I have just seen those on BattleTech.

If you want to preserve the pilot arrive, usual option tends to be ejecting and trying to find cover or flee from the board.

I am aware about Mechwarrior, but interestingly, the only chance of damage on that saga seems to be slowing down the legs, and therefore movement capability. In a more realistic environment, the leg could be lost, and therefore, the mech would have less chances of locomotion than if it'd still keep 3 legs, at least to some point...

Just try to compare a limping person with a limping animal. I've seen animals with 3 legs that could run with more or less agility. A one-legged person would have its issues to move quick.
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malgrumm Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015
the slowing down in mechwarrior 3 and onwards....that was an added feature, too many people who played mechwarrior 1&2 were complaining that when one of their legs was destroyed they were basically immobile as the entire leg came off and they could not finish the mission they were on. the mechwarrior game universe is slighty different to the BattleTech one in the sence that they never used ANY of the ones from BattleTech side that could actually grip other mechs...unless you count the Atlas mech that has actual hands on it but even they are unused....
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Maverik-Soldier Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, that's something I've always been missing on MechWarrior... Meelee combat, grabbing, punching, kicking, that sort of stuff, even if it would have been in a basic way.
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malgrumm Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
it would have been fun to pilot an Atlas, get up in another mechs face and then proceed to pummel the crap out of it!
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R36ULAR-6UY Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
Those are some big hands...
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Acacia-Rabbit-Desert Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
This is the Mecha I seek, the Lyra is undoubtedly the best ever!
go Lyra GO! =D
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AVLead Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
Celestia facehoof I am a dummy!
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kuronekoking Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Student Writer
we are doomed if she goes eldar... or even tau... nah... tau would be cool!
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EUNE7 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
They might as well make pacific rim a pony version vid or animated version
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EUNE7 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
dat mech pacfic rim was awesome
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Tzone5000 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Nice.
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Deathwatch116 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Made a story out of MLP, so 'id like to see what Bronies think of it. And don't worry this isn't some stupid hate thing. Legit story.
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Deathwatch116 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
Not a brony (Don't hate bronies either) but respect to you for turning the badassery up a ton of notches
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PilotSolaris Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
:iconpilotsolaris::iconsaysplz: Developed alongside the TX-172 "Night Wraith"-class Combat Battle Walker, the TX-189 "Lyrian Brawler"-class Antimecha Battle Walker was designed to get up close and personal with Changeling "Super-Strider"-class Attack Mechas during the Changeling War while still being able to neutralize a target from a distance. While it saw little action in the Changeling War contrary to its "sister" Battle Walker, the TX-172, its impact was still felt and the "Lyrian Brawler" still stands as a favorite in popular culture, with many fillies and colts playing "Lyrian Brawler" as a pastime. When the Crystal War broke out, the TX-189 became, alongside its "sister", the TX-172, the most commonly seen "Pony" Line Battle Walker on the battlefield due to its ability to take down even the CV-102 "Destroyer"-class Juggernaut Mecha used by King Sombra's forces. While it primarily relies on its hands and its massive combat "knife" and "sword", its arsenal includes 2 shoulder-mounted Gatling Cannons, 1 shoulder-mounted Antiaircraft Missile Launcher, 1 back-mounted Missile Pod, and 2 arm-mounted Light Railcannons, as well as 2 standard cockpit-mounted antipersonnel machine guns.
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ReinSonicFan309 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wtf man just robots not ponys -_-
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Foxi-5 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
:iconohlunaplz::iconsaysplz:Alas fair citizen. Thy robots would neigh exist without ponies for inspiration.
:iconshockedlunaplz::iconsaysplz:Tis better to have at least robots and ponies, than to have naught inspiration and nothing to show?
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MissetheSummerNeko12 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
???: HEY!
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Fierce-Dities-Link Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
I bet her favorite part of that awesome mech is the hands, right? :D
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Foxi-5 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
:iconhappylyraplz:
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Fierce-Dities-Link Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013
I knew it! Lyra is awesome!
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SinnethTheHedgehog Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
That's no Mech, that's a Space Station!
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MKBalefire Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
MOTHER. OF. GOD. **drops his slushie**

I'd sell my soul, both legs, my left nut, and right kidney to play around with that for just an hour. . . Screw it, take one of my eyes too. It would be worth it. I think I'm in love.
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Chakrafox21 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
I just noticed that lyras mech has the largest hands out of all of them
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acebird1234 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow nw that is pretty amazing piece of artwork;nice job.
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gummy-gundam Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the color scheme and the big fists.
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gummy-gundam Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your mech designs are solid. I enjoy looking at them, they are pleasing to the eye. Your backgrounds add to the overall picture. And I like the pony flight suits!
I have a question....You say this is a hand to hand combat mech, why so mqany "long range" weapons?
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Foxi-5 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
SRM's, Medium Lasers, Heavy Gatling(Close range). :)
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gummy-gundam Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Rodger that one!
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dragonkingofthestars Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
nice work but i have one 5,000$ question...

why would they make bipeds?

We think meks should be bipeds because we are self are bi pedal, conversely pony's being quadrupeds would make four legged meks.
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