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Spotlight On: Crescent Hawks

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Spotlight On: Crescent Hawks
Product information
Type Source Book Companion
Development Joshua C. Perian & Ray Arrastia
Primary writing Lance Scarinci
Herbert A. Beas II (Editing)
Pages 24
Cover artwork David Kerber-(Design & Layout)
Illustrations Ray Arrastia (Maps)
David Kember (Maps)
Patrick Wynne-(Maps)
Publication information
Publisher Catalyst Game Labs
Product code E-CAT35SN101
First published October 17th, 2016
MSRP $4.99
Era Succession Wars, Jihad Dark Ages
Timeline 3144
Series Spotlight On
Followed by Spotlight On: Stone's Trackers


Spotlight On: Crescent Hawks (shorted as SO:Crescent Hawks) is the first in a series of campaign supplements designed to details on combat units featured in the BattleTech Universe.

SO: Crescent Hawks provides the background of the unit from its inception as a Lyran special ops unit to latest reincarnation in 3140s. The book reveals never before published information/background of the Crescent Hawks and which allows any player to be able run the company in numerous of different Battletech campaign game formats and eras.

Also in this book; Listing of character profiles of its notable members per three eras in which the unit was active in, force composition at it's notable moment in its history, alternate game options/stats for Total Warfare, Alpha Strike, Abstract Combat System and provides Alpha Strike Date Cards for all eras and Record Sheets for two of the unit's more notable BattleMechs.

Publisher's DescriptionEdit

For every Kell Hounds or Wolf’s Dragoons, there are a hundred similar outfits that are just as talented—and just as deadly—that you have never heard of. Or worse, you have not heard enough. Sure, the glory hounds who make the evening tri-vid news are movers and shakers, and can change national borders whenever they want, but they’re not the only ones. For every Eridani Light Horse brigade, there is a mercenary crew with a storied battlefield history just as spectacular. These are the unit commands that have gone largely unnoticed in the long, bloody history of the Inner Sphere, their stories untold or nearly forgotten. Take a closer look at the battles and events that have shaped the human sphere, and you’ll find even two-bit troops like Wilson’s Hussars have made a difference.

Spotlight On: Crescent Hawks includes a Unit History, Personalities, Personnel Rosters, Mission Tracks, and data for use with all scales of BattleTech play.


  • Instruction
  • Unit History and Description
Traditions and Tactics
Force Composition
Uniform and Insignia
  • Personalities
Jeremiah Youngblood
Jason Youngblood
Rex Pearce
Olivar Grange
Jeremiah Youngblood II
Rodney Klatt
Darian Brooks-Holder
Jezebel Youngblood
Deviljack Callahana
Alise Gogol
Polonius Allard
  • Personal Roster
Succession War Era
Jihad Era
Dark Age Era
  • "Going Through Hell" - Scenario
  • "Tempest Born" - Scenario
  • Total Warfare / Alpha Strike Special Command Abilities
Crescent Hawks (3039) - Command Lance
Crescent Hawks (3039) - Pursuit Lance
Crescent Hawks (3039) - Strike Lance
Crescent Hawks (3039) - Air Company "Crimson Hawks"
Crescent Hawks (3076) - Command Lance
Crescent Hawks (3076) - Pursuit Lance
Crescent Hawks (3076) - Strike Lance
Crescent Hawks (3076) - Air Company "Crimson Hawks"
Crescent Hawks (3144) - Command Lance
Crescent Hawks (3144) - Pursuit Lance
Crescent Hawks (3144) - Strike Lance
Crescent Hawks (3144) - Air Company "Crimson Hawks"
  • Record Sheets


  • Unlike other sourcebooks, Spotlight On: Crescent Hawks lacks an explicit table of contents. The list shown here was assembled from page headings.
  • Featured for the first time in a published product is the new version of the Classic version of the TDR-5S Thunderbolt.