A Marsec vehicle renowned for its handling and power. Once loaded with weapons systems it proves to be a useful military vehicle and an ideal transport for X-COM Agents.
Source: X-COM Apocalypse Ufopedia
The Stormdog is the basic road vehicle, essentially a military variant of the Civilian Car. While it can equip anti-aircraft weapons, its susceptibility to damage (especially if the road beneath it is destroyed) limits its usefulness for combat. Its role is mainly limited to transporting small squads of up to 4 agents around the city in style. Useful for patrolling buildings after a multi-drop terror incursion. It is usually deprecated in favour of airborne transports.
The Stormdog's engine can be upgraded up to the Metro Turbograv and it also possesses a small equipment slot, enough to fit a Medium Weapons Control system. Unfortunately, it is too small to mount a Cargo Module or Bio-Transport Module, further limiting the Stormdog's utility.
Stormdog Chop Shop
Stormdogs can be exploited in a "chop shop" fashion to make a good amount of money from the AirGuard's initial supply of free ammo. Removing the weapon will unload the ammunition, which is worth $4800 of profit at base price. Stripping the 6 Stormdogs available in the first week will net a cool ~$29K in additional money, a great boon during the early penny pinching days. This process can be repeated every week for an extra burst of cash, although the profit will diminish as ammo prices decrease.
|Weapons||Airguard Anti-Air Cannon|
- 1 Armor is given as Top/Front/Left/Right/Rear/Bottom. The in-game Ufopedia rather misleadingly displays only a single armor value, the sum of the values on all six of the vehicle's facings.
- 2 Top Speed depends on the engine installed.
|X-COM: Apocalypse: Vehicles|
|Airborne|| Hoverbike Phoenix Hovercar Valkyrie Interceptor Hawk Air Warrior|
Police Hovercar Air Taxi Rescue Transport
Construction Vehicle Airtrans Space Liner
|Ground|| Blazer Turbo Bike Stormdog Wolfhound APC Griffon AFV|
Civilian Car Police Car Autotaxi Autotrans
|Alien|| UFO Type 1 UFO Type 2 UFO Type 3 UFO Type 4 UFO Type 5|
UFO Type 6 UFO Type 7 UFO Type 8 UFO Type 9 UFO Type 10
|Equipment||Weapons • Engines • Add-Ons (tentative general equipment name)|
|Other||Standard Control • Manual Control|