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    AC to AC2 Part Matchup Guide by the Ice Burner

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    Armored Core Series Part Matchup Guide
    version 0.8
    by: "the Ice Burner" (iceburner@rpgamers.net)
    
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    Table of Contents
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    Introduction and Foreward               Section A
    Legal Info                              Section B
    Part Listing                            Section C
            Cores                            1.0
            Heads                            2.0
            Standard Arms                    3.0
            Weapon Arms                      3.1
            Humanoid Legs                    4.0
            Reverse-Joint Legs               4.1
            Quad Legs                        4.2
            Caterpillar Legs                 4.3
            Floating Legs                    4.4
            Generators                       5.0
            Fire Control Systems             6.0
            Boosters                         7.0
            Back Units - Missiles            8.0
            Back Units - Rockets             8.1
            Back Units - Cannons             8.2
            Back Units - Radars              8.3
            Back Units - Double Slot         8.4
            Arm Units - Guns                 9.0
            Arm Units - Blades               9.1
            Arm Units - Shields              9.2
            Optional Parts                  10.0
            Inside Parts                    11.0
            Extensions                      12.0
    Version History                         Section D
    Acknowledgments                         Section E
    
    
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    Section A: Introduction and Foreward
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Ever wanted to build your old AC from the original series in AC2 or AA?
    Thought about trying out your AC2 design in AC?  Have you tried, but given up
    up because matching parts is a pain?  Well, I have, and that's what this guide
    is for, taking the guesswork out of which parts match between the original
    Armored Core and Armored Core 2 games.  I plan to expand this guide whenever a
    new AC game is released, so stay tuned for more info :)
    
    This is the second edition of this guide.  I've matched up most of the parts,
    but there are still a number of uncertainties.  If you have any suggestions
    about matchups, please email me with the suggested matchup and WHY you feel
    the two parts match.  Please use "Armored Core Part Matchup Guide" in the
    subject line.  Any messages without a subject or a reason why will be
    summarily discarded.  I am also looking for an ASCII Armored Core logo, if
    there are any ASCII artists out there who know what the Armored Core logo
    looks like, and are willing to ontribute, please email me as well.
    
    All contributors will be credited.  If I actually do get contributors, I'll
    move the acknowledgements section up from the end of the document :D
    
    I am not currently looking for any other sites to host my guide, please
    don't send mail asking about it.
    
     - Ice
    
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    Section B: Legal Info
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    
    This document was created     : Tuesday, February 5th, 2002.
    This document was last updated: Saturday, February 9th, 2002.
    
    ©2002 "the Ice Burner" (iceburner@rgpamers.net)  All rights reserved.
    This guide may be used for PRIVATE USE ONLY.  This guide and its content
    may not be used as a source for any other guides.
    
    You may not reproduce this document in any way (which includes placement
    on any website) without the author's consent.  Individuals may save or
    print a copy of this guide for personal use only, except where prohibited
    by international export law.  This guide may NOT be otherwise distributed
    and is authorized to be carried by the following websites ONLY
    
    RPGamers Network        www.rpgamers.net
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    and under the following terms:
            This document must remain completely unaltered.
            Access to this guide must be unrestricted by commercial charges.
            If I demand my document be removed, they agree to honor my demand.
    
    Playstation, Playstation 2, and their respective logos are registered
    trademarks of Sony, Inc.
    
    Armored Core, Armored Core: Project Phantasma, Armored Core: Master of Arena,
    Amored Core 2, Armored Core 2: Another Age, Armored Core 3, and their
    respective logos are all registered trademarks of From Software, Inc.
    
    All Armored Core parts are property of and ©From Software.  Think about that
    the next time you fire your EWC-GN44-AC and be glad they let you play with
    their wonderfully dangerous toys.
    
    The author of this document is in NO WAY affiliated with Sony, Inc, Sony
    Entertainment of America, From Software, Inc., or Agetc, Inc (despite that
    they would probably like to be.)
    
    
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    Section C: Part Listing
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    1.0 Cores
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    XCA-00                  ECL-XR00
    XCL-01                  ECL-ONE
    XCH-01                  ZCH-GR1
    XXA-SO                  ZCL-XA/2
    XXL-D0*                 ECH-D4*
    ------------            ZCX-F/Rook*
    
    * The XXL-D0 is matched best by the ECH-D4 in statistics, despite that it is
    matched best in appearance by the ZCX-F/Rook.
    
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    2.0 Heads
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    HD-01-SRVT              ??????????????
    HD-2002                 ??????????????
    HD-X1487                ??????????????
    HD-RedEye               EHD-NightEye
    HD-D-9066               ??????????????
    HD-GRY-NX               ??????????????
    HD-06-Radar             EHD-WACS
    HD-One                  EHD-One-NT
    HD-08-Dish              ??????????????
    HD-Zero                 ??????????????
    HD-G780                 ??????????????
    HD-12-Radar             ??????????????
    HD-Helm                 ??????????????
    HD-H10                  ??????????????
    HD-4004                 ??????????????
    ------------            EHD-ScopeEye
    
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    3.0 Standard Arms
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    Armored Core            Zio Matrix      Emeraude
    
    AN-101                  ??????????      EAN-EEX
    AN-201                  ??????????      EAN-S0
    AN-K1                   ??????????      EAN-1111
    AN-D-2001               ??????????      ?????????
    AN-3001                 ZAN-707/E       ?????????
    ANKS-1A461              ZAN-004/B       ?????????
    AN-863-B                ??????????      EAN-MWZ
    AN-25                   ZAN-303/S       ?????????
    
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    3.1 Weapon Arms
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    AW-MG25/2               --------------
    AW-GT2000               EAW-MG-03
    AW-RF105                EAW-BZD
    AW-30/3                 EAW-H801
    AW-RF120                --------------
    AW-S60/2                EAW-S604
    AW-XC5500               ZAW-LC/NPM
    AW-XC65                 ZAW-XP/T9
    AW-DC/2                 EAW-DC10
    AW-R/4                  ??????????????
    WC-SPGUN*               ZAW-SPLASH
    ------------            ZAW-2/Samurai
    
    * Though not a set of weapon arms in AC, the back unit energy slug gun is the
    only match for AC2's ZAW-SPLASH energy slug gun weapon arms.
    
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    4.0 Humanoid Legs
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    Armored Core            Zio Matrix      Emeraude
    
    LN-1001                 ZLN-XAI/FA      ELN-07A
    LN-SSVT                 ZLN-WA02/SS     --------
    LN-3001                 ZLN-9001/A      --------
    LN-1001-PX-O            ZLN-XX0/TP      ELN-2002AT
    LN-501                  ----------      ELN-701
    LN-SSVR                 ----------      ELN-STVM
    LN-1001-B               ZLN-ZA2/FF      ELN-02SLD
    LN-3001C                ??????????      ????????
    LN-S3                   ??????????      ????????
    LN-502                  ZLN-EKI/SRRT    --------
    LN-D-800R               ZLN-2A/GR       --------
    LN-2KZ-SP               ?????????       ????????
    LNKS-1B46J              ZLN-2A/GR       --------
    
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    4.1 Reverse Joint Legs
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    LB-4400                 ????
    LB-4401                 ????
    LB-4304                 ????
    LB-1000-P               ????
    LBKS-2B45A              ????
    LB-H230                 ????
    
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    4.2 Quad Legs
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    LF-205-SF               ELF-DEX-2F
    LF-H-X3                 ZLF-A3/CARM
    LF-DEX-1                ELF-XX33
    LF-TR-0                 ZLF-TR0S/INTS
    LF-H-X5X                ELF-S0C61
    
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    4.3 Caterpillar Legs
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    LC-M0518                ELC-DISI
    LC-UK160                ELC-MLK0303
    LC-HTP-AAA              ELC-HTT0808
    LC-M0S4545              ZLC-C04T/CY0R
    LC-HTP-H5               ZLC-M2-Pike
    
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    4.4 Floating Legs
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    Floating leg parts currently only exist in Armored Core 2, however this section
    will be updated upon the release of Armored Core 3.
    
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    5.0 Generators
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    GPS-VVA                 GPS-VA
    GPS-V6                  GPS-VN2
    GRD-RX5                 GR-XR/15000
    GRD-RX6                 GR-XR/5ECD
    GRD-RX7                 --------------
    GBG-1000                HOY-B999
    GBG-XR                  HOY-B1000
    GBX-TL                  GPS-BVX/10
    GBX-XL                  HOY-BV2500
    
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    6.0 Fire Control Systems
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    Comdex-C7               DOX-105
    Comdex-GO               DOX-125
    Comdex-G8               DOX-PG2
    QX-21                   LODD-8
    QX-AF                   DOX-ALM
    TRYX-Boxer              Vertex-750/W
    TRYX-Quad               LODD-Blazer
    QX-9009                 Vertex-124/EE
    FBMB-18X                LODD-QHT
    Rator                   DOX-Elena
    PC/V                    --------------
    
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    7.0 Boosters
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    B-P320                  EBT-GE
    B-P350                  EBT-GE2100
    B-T001                  ZBT-GEX/3000
    B-T2                    EBT-VSS
    B-P351                  ZBT-H4/T
    B-VR-33                 ZBT-Z1/Artere
    B-HP-25                 EBT-GR4300
    B-PT000                 --------------
    
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    8.0 Back Units - Missiles
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    WM-S40/1                EWM-S602
    WM-S40/2                EWM-S608
    WM-S60/6                EWM-S612
    WM-MVG404               ZWM-M55/6 
    WM-MVG802               ZWM-02/10A
    WM-L201                 ??????????????
    WM-X02                  ZWM-M24/1MV
    WM-X5-AA                INW-80-X22*
    WM-X10                  INW-80-XVX*
    WM-P4001                EWM-M03
    WM-PS-2                 ZWM-LD2/IDA
    WM-AT                   EWM-FIN-BOO
    WM-T0100                ??????????????
    WM-SMSS24               EWM-M444
    M1118-TD                EM-AAT110
    ------------            EM-SD120
    WM-MVG812               ??????????????
    WM-X15EX                ??????????????
    
    * The "Plasma Bomb" back weapons from AC were changed to Inside Parts in AC2.
    
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    8.1 Back Units - Rockets
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    WR-S50                  ZWR/S60
    WR-S100                 EWR/M60
    WR-M50                  ZWR-M30
    WR-M70                  EWR-M40
    WR-L24                  EWR-L24
    WR-R57                  ZWR-R/Octopus
    WRR-10                  INW-DM/R11*
    
    * The "Mine Dispenser" was changed to an inside part in AC2
    
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    8.2 Back Units - Cannons
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    WC-CN35                 EWC-CNG4000
    WC-ST120                ZWC-LNT/250
    WC-LN350                ZWC-CN/500
    WC-GN320                EWC-GN44-AC
    ------------            EWC-GN-81
    WC-XP4000               EWC-XP0808
    WC-XP8000               ZWC-XP02/QL
    WC-01QL                 ZWC-IR/FLUX
    WC-SPGUN                ZAW-SPLASH
    WC-IR24                 ZWC-LQ/2552*
    
    * Though not a back weapon in AC2, the ZAW-SPLASH energy slug gun weapon arms
    are the only match for AC's back-mounted energy slug gun.
    
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    8.3 Back Units - Radars
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    RXA-01WE                ??????????????
    RZ-A0                   ZRS-554/BE
    RXA-99                  ??????????????
    RXA-77                  ERM-TE 3000
    RA-A1                   ??????????????
    RZT-333                 ZRL/774/WH
    RZ-BBP                  BRLT-B10000
    RZ-FwZ                  BRS-B-Osprey
    
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    8.4 Back Units - Double Slot Weapons
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    WX-S800/2               EWX-BAL4
    WZ-S800-GF              EWX-VLS241
    XCF-9900                ZWX-IV/Pusuit
    SX-ED2                  ZWX-E90/MAC
    WX-C4                   ZWX-F64/Orbit
    P77-ST                  ZXR-S/Stealth
    ------------            EWX-GCN77-4
    ------------            EXM-D002
    
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    9.0 Arm Units - Guns
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    WG-RF35                 ZWG-RF/37
    ------------            EWG-RF-M15
    ------------            EWG-RF-M35
    WG-MGA1                 EWG-MGA2
    WG-MGA1                 ZWG-AR/K
    WG-AR1000               ZWG-MGSAW
    WG-HG235                EWG-HG-S1
    WG-RF/S                 ZWG-SRF/8
    WG-RF/P                 EWG-SRF-9
    WG-HGSR                 EWG-S970
    ------------            EWG-GSH8
    WG-FG99                 EWG-FTG500
    WG-B2120                EWG-BZ-B1100
    WG-B2180                ZWG-BZ/SSS
    ------------            ZWG-BZ/Hydra
    WG-XP1000               EWG-XP1500
    WG-XP2000               ZWG-XP/400
    WG-XC4                  EWG-XC213
    WG-1-Karasawa           Karasawa-Mk2
    ------------            ZWG-HC-IR/K99
    WG-RFM118               EWG-RF-10LB
    WG-XFwPPk               ZWG-XC/01
    WG-HG1                  EWG-HG/111
    WG-PB26                 EWG-HC-GN210
    WA-Finger               --------------
    WG-HG770                EWG-HG-Art
    WG-XW11                 --------------
    WG-FG100                EWM-NAP-02*
    WG-RF/E                 ZWF-S/Night
    WG-MG500/E              ZWG-MG/ENE
    ------------            EWG-HC-RAW
    ------------            EWG-HM-04
    
    * The "Flame Shell" hand weapon was changed to a back weapon for AC2, making it
    much easier to find a place for on your AC.
    
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    9.1 Arm Units - Laser Blades
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    
    LS-2001                 ELS-2772
    LS-200G                 ELS-3443
    LS-3303                 ZLS-T/100
    LS-99-Moonlight         LS-Moonlight
    LS-1000W                ZLS-400/SL
    
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    9.2 Arm Units - Shields
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Arm shield parts currently only exist in Armored Core 2, however this section
    will be updated upon the release of Armored Core 3.
    
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    10.0 Optional Parts
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Armored Core            Armored Core 2
    SP-MAW                  SP-BMALAD
    SP-JAM                  SP-ECM-JAM
    SP-M/Auto               SP-M/Auti
    SP-ABS                  SP-BSI-LE
    SP-SAP                  SP-SAB/J
    SP-CND-K                SP-BCNDR
    SP-AXL                  SP-BFS/LOSP
    SP-S/SCR                SP-S/SCR
    SP-E/SCR                SP-ENE-SCR
    SP-EH                   SP-ENE-ACC
    SP-E+                   SP-BE++
    SP-DEtq                 SP-E/Saver
    SP-ABS/Re               -------------
    ------------            SP-CIR-K
    ------------            SP-BLS
    ------------            SP-CBRK
    ------------            SP-VIECH
    
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    11.0 Inside Parts
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    Armored Core            Armored Core 2          
    WRR-10*                 INW-DM/R11		
    WM-X5-AA**              INW-80-X22		
    WM-X10**                INW-80-XVX		
    
    * The "Mine Dispenser" inside part in AC2 used to be a back weapon in AC.
    ** The "Plasma Bomb" inside parts in AC2 used to be back weapons in AC.
    
    Inside parts currently only exist in Armored Core 2, however this section
    will be updated upon the release of Armored Core 3.
    
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    12.0 Extensions
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Extension parts currently only exist in Armored Core 2, however this section
    will be updated upon the release of Armored Core 3.
    
    
    ===============================================================================
    Section D: Version History
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Version 0.8
     - Second public release.
     - For compatability's sake, all tabs were replaced with spaces.
     - Added entries to Optional Parts section
     - Corrections throughout guide, a couple of boneheaded errors repaired. :)
    
    Version 0.7
     - Initial public release.
     - Missing many matches on heads, standard arms, humanoid and reverse-joint
       legs.
     - Part matchup commentaries pending.
     - Optional Parts section does not yet have any entries.
    
    ===============================================================================
    Section E: Acknowledgements
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I would like to thank:
    
    From Software for making such an enjoyable series of games.
    Agetec for bringing them to people outside of Japan.
    My friends and family for introducing me to Amored Core.
    Stephan, the guru who waits at the End of Time.
    
    "Armored Core Series Part Matchup Guide"
    ©2002 "the Ice Burner" (iceburner@rgpamers.net)  All rights reserved.