1st Appearance: Iron Man 3
Designer / Creator: Tony Stark
Users: Tony Stark
Mark Number: Mark 17
Code Name: Heartbreaker
Armor Class: Special Iron Man Suit
Armor Type: Artillery Level RT Suit
Armor Color: Red With Golden & Silver Plates
Height: User's Height
Power Core: Vibranium Arc Reactor Mark II
Enhanced Composite Armor with Ceramic Plating and Silicon-Infused Steel, Fiberglass Frame, Titanium Plating
Special Systems: --
Other Features: --
Preceded by: Mark 16
Followed by: Mark 18
- Tony Stark: "You're right, we do need back up."
- Rhodey: "Yeah, a bunch."
- ―Tony and Rhodey talking about the "House Party Protocol" suits while waiting for them to show up.
It was featured in the movie Iron Man 3, and made its debut in the movie, when Tony ordered J.A.R.V.I.S. to initiate the "House Party Protocol", in which it was activated along with all the other suits to aid Tony in his battle against Aldrich Killian.
The suit earned it's name the "Heartbreaker", because it has an oversized chest RT, which can fire powerful blasts. The Mark 17 can fire narrow or wide beams and can also generate a Repulsor Shield for protection.
The Mark 17 has a red and gold color scheme, like most of it's predecessors, and the usual Iron Man suit. It has a bulkier but fit appearance, because of its thicker multiple-layered titanium platings, and has an oversized chest repulsor RT built within the suit's armored chest area, which is it's most unique and notable feature, and is also where it's special abilities lie.
The suit has four titanium bar-like structures in the chest area, that are interlocked with the suit, which extend all the way to the shoulder plates and down to the back, then back to the chest area, through the sides of the upper abdomen area, which creates an x-like appearance that firmly holds the oversized chest repulsor together, as well as providing more space for the Unibeam's size.
The suit's helmet and mask were based on the first designs of the one in the Mark 11. The mask's appearance differs from all the other suits, as it has a more rough edged look and is not as smooth and sleek like a usual Iron Man suit does. It has four silver rectangular shaped platings on the whole mask, that extend all the way to the back, with two on each side of the mask's upper area, which are the railings that grant the mask the ability to slide up and down when activated to do so by Tony at free will.
All of the Mark 17's notable features were later used among the many newly built suits created by Tony, and these features are only common with the Marks 11, 17, 18, 24, and 28. With the Mark 11 having the first design on the mask, and the Mark 17 having the rest of the features present that were used in all the other Mark suits.
The suit, like it's predecessors, retains the signature Repulsors, that were used in the previous Mark suits, as well as it's Vibranium Powered Arc Reactor that powers the entire suit, while it's Chest Repulsor was specially modified for the suit's functionalities.
Because or it's oversized Unibeam, armor has very high firepower capable of matching the strength of odin, Hence where the suit's name type comes from.
The Mark 17 has powerful Thrusters equipped to it's back. Used as a secondary prepulsion when flying, it uses the same standard Repulsion system used for the standard flight stabilizers.
The Mark 17 has extremely powerful Repulsor technology.
The Mark 17 has an oversized Unibeam attached to the center of it's chest piece. It is held firmly by four metal bars that connect it around the suit's upper abdomen area. It is powered by the new and improved Vibranium Arc Reactor Mark II, and can fire extremely immense power when used and is capable destroy entire contenents and even at full power can destroy worlds
The Unibeam's power matches the level of thor's hammer, hence the armor's name type.
Before Iron Man 3Edit
The Mark 17 was activated by J.A.R.V.I.S. along with all the other armors in the basement of Tony Stark's Malibu Mansion, under the order of the House Party Protocol given out by Tony. It then flew out of the Hall of Armors and lead the way as it went towards the Roxxon Oil Rig together with all the other 35 armors.
When the Iron Legion arrived, it was the first armor to appear in the scene, and was one of the seven armors that formed the line the Iron Legion's entrance, along with the Mark 39, Mark 40, Mark 35, Mark 33, Mark 15, and Mark 28.
It surrounded the area with the other armors and waited for Tony's commands. It can be see hovering with the other armors in the background, as the Extremis Soldiers stand surprised with the arrival of the Iron Legion.
When Tony orders JARVIS to "Target Extremis heat signatures. Disable with extreme prejudice.", JARVIS responds by saying "Yes sir!", which echoes out through all of the suits, including the Mark 17.
The armor then started targeting and attacking the Extremis Soldiers in the Rig, and fought off some soldiers with the help of the other armors during the ongoing battle. When the Mark 35 was being overwhelmed by soldiers, Tony ordered Heartbreaker to help out Red Snapper.
The Mark 17 flew alongside the Mark 35 and blasted off the Extremis Soldiers hanging on it. It succeeded in only blasting off one of them, as the Mark 35 became unstable, and gave no room for the Mark 17 to get a clear shot at the last one. Another soldier from the armor jumped on the Mark 17 after, just before the last soldier was that was still hanging on it ripped out the armor's facemask, and the armor crashed into a crate, destroying it and killing the one soldier with it.
With the Mark 35 destroyed, the Mark 17 continued battling the Extremis Soldiers. It was later on controlled by JARVIS and landed on the platform where Rhodey was in. With JARVIS speaking through the armor to Rhodey, the Mark 17 took Rhodey and gave him a lift.
As the armor flew up an Extremis Soldier jumps on it, and the Mark 17 rolls as it tries to shake it off. This causes Rhodey to fall down instead, and the Mark 17 is still stuck with dealing the Extremis Soldier that jumped on it.
It is unknown what happens to the armor at this point, as it was never seen again on-screen. The armor may have been destroyed in battle by the Extremis Soldiers, or blown up by the Clean Slate Protocol ordered by Tony, as a sign of his devotion to his girlfriend, Pepper Potts.
The Mark 17 - Heartbreaker is a playable and unlockable armor that was available as one of the initial armors during the release of the game. It is categorized under the Frost Charge special power, and is the third armor in the section.
- Score Multiplier: x3.5
- Special Power: Frost Charge
- Game Description:
- Armor Description:
- The Mark 17 armor appeared in the Club Penguins Game: The Avengers, on one of the penguins that portrayed and represented Iron Man.
- This suit along with Mark 1,6,7,42, (Heroic Age) Iron Man, Hulkbuster, Rescue, War Machine, and Iron Patriot are playable minifigures in Lego Marvel Superheroes. (Console Game)
- The Mark 17 was the first suit to arrive at the scene, in the docks, during Tony's confrontation with Aldrich Killian, in the movie Iron Man 3.
- Due to the Mark 17's popularity and it being the first to arrive at the scene in the docks, as well as positioned in the middle of all the other suits, it has been considered that it is the leader of the Iron Legion.
- The Mark 17 was one of the many suits that could be seen in the Iron Man 3 movie theatrical poster, along with the Marks 16, 24, 33, 39 and 41, with the Mark 42 being worn by Tony.
- The Mark 17 was one of the six un-lockable armors available, as part of the "Iron Man 3 Unlock The Armors" promotional event for the film. It was released together with the Mark 33, Mark 35, Mark 38, Mark 39 and Mark 40 armors.
- This armor is the first to feature an oversized Unibeam and chest piece.
External Links & ReferencesEdit
The Mark 17's information, at Comic Book.com.
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