Based On: None
Designer / Creator:
Mark Number: Mark 25 (XXV)
Code Name: Striker, Thumper
Armor Class: Special Iron Man Suit
Heavy Construction Suit
Black With Yellow Plates
Armor Height: 6 ft
Vibranium Arc Reactor Mark II
Advanced Donning System
Predecessor: None (First Version)
Successor: Mark 26*
Preceded By: Mark 24
Followed By: Mark 26
- "Preliminary design for Construction Suit Armor with removable Pneumatic Hammers."
- ―(Iron Man 3 - JARVIS: A Second Screen Experience) The Mark 25's description in the JARVIS Application.
The Mark 25 (Mark XXV), also known by its code-name as "Striker" or "Thumper", is a Heavy Construction Suit, and was one of several new Iron Man Armors created by Tony Stark as part of the Iron Legion. The armor was created sometime after the Battle of New York.
It was featured in Iron Man 3, and made it's debut 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 and his Extremis enhanced soldiers.
The suit earned it's name the "Striker", because of it's powerful jackhammer like hands that can pulverize concrete. It was built for helping in heavy construction and specializes in raw power. It can also withstand temperatures and electrical surges. It is the first suit to have a green colored Arc Reactor instead of the classic blue, a feature that is unique with the suit.
The armor has a black and gold color scheme. It's design is unique compared to the other armors. It has two jackhammer-like hands, that are colored yellow, which makes it the most notable feature as well as the only part of the armor's design that features a yellow color.
Apart from the jackhammer-like hands, it has a thin rectangular shaped Arc Reactor, with a glowing green color, that represents it's energy type. This features also goes with it's eyes, having the same color.
Using the armor's powerful Pneumatic Hammers, the Mark 25 is able to create intense power within it's Hammers to be able to crush hard objects or debris.
The Mark 25 has two Pneumatic Hammers, with one equipped on each arm. They are the suit's notable and main features. The Pneumatic Hammers are used to crush debris and objects and were designed specifically for construction. A single Pneumatic Hammer features immense power when used and has a similar functionality to that of a Jackhammer.
Donning System Edit
The Mark 25, along with all the other newly built Mark suits, uses a more advanced technology that was based off on the Mark VII's technology, which is able to wrap itself around Tony's body, without the aid of robotic arms or any external mechanics.
It can flexibly open itself to allow Tony to enter into the suit and automatically wrap itself around him, anywhere at anytime, much like the Mark 42's technology and the other newly built Mark suits'.
It is a suit with augmented strength designed for manipulating extremely heavy objects.
The Mark 25 has standard based Repulsor technology.
The Mark 25 has a thin vertical, rectangular-shaped Unibeam in its chest piece.
Although not considered as a weapon, the Mark 25 has two powerful Pneumatic Hammers that can still be lethal when used. Both are colored with yellow plates, and have black-lined stripes on them which serves as a symbol for a Construction Warning.
The Pneumatic Hammer's functionality is similar to the regular mechanism of a jackhammer. When activated, the hammers will retract and can be done repeatedly to destroy debris. The hammer's metal blade can expand to allow room for more crushing of debris.
Before Iron Man 3Edit
The Iron Legion and CreationEdit
Sometime after the Battle of New York, Tony Stark, who was haunted by his near death experience from the event, suffered from post traumatic stress disorder and became obsessed with security.
Because of this, Stark began working on the Iron Legion, and through its development, created several Iron Man Armors, which were the Mark's 8-24 all with various designs and purposes. After the Mark 24 / Tank's completion, Stark proceeded to working on his next armor, the all-new Mark 25.
Stark created the Mark 25 as a Construction Suit, designing it with two Pneumatic Hammer's attached to each arm. The armor specializes in augmenting strength from the power of its Pneumatic Hammer's and is capable of inflicting severe damage to structures and buildings. Tony also gave the name "Striker" to the suit, from the way the armor's hammers deliver a striking blow at it's targets.
It was presumed that the armor was tested a number of times before it was fully functional and ready for combat.
Completion and StorageEdit
With Striker's completion, Stark proceeded to work on an improved version of the armor, creating it's successor, the Mark 26 / Gamma.
When Tony's Malibu Mansion was raided, and later destroyed, the Mark 25 along with the rest of the Iron Legion were still stored safely within the Hall of Armors Chamber, as it was left undamaged during the attack. The chamber was still intact, completely sealed, and concealed from view.
This was part of Stark's plan, in which the Iron Legion was to be used later after he uncovered the truth behind the Mandarin and A.I.M.
Activation of the "House Party Protocol"Edit
The Mark 25 was activated by J.A.R.V.I.S. along with all the other armors in the basement of Tony's Malibu Mansion, under the order of the House Party Protocol issued by Tony. It then flew towards the Roxxon Oil Rig after together with the other 35 armors.
When the Iron Legion arrived at the scene, the Mark 25 surrounded the area along will all the other suits. It then targeted and attacked the Extremis Soldiers in the rig after Tony gave JARVIS the order to "Target all Extremis heat signatures. Disable with extreme prejudice." The Mark 25, controlled by JARVIS battled a lot of Soldiers together with the help of the other armors.
It then appears to land on a platform as a pair of Soldiers run towards it. The armor then activates both it's Pneumatic Hammers and strikes the platform beneath it, causing the Soldiers to be tossed up. The armor then hits them with both of it's Pneumatic Hammers, and as the soldiers are in the air, they are blasted by the Mark 24's Repulsors.
It continued battling the Extremis Soldiers after. The armor was presumed to have fought and killed several extremis soldiers during the fight, as it was one of the last 21 armors left standing and succeeded in eliminating the remaining extremis forces with the help of the other Iron Legion armors. The Mark 25 then resumes to flying around the oil rig in the aftermath of the battle.
"Clean Slate Protocol" Edit
The Mark 25 was then detonated by J.A.R.V.I.S. for fireworks along with the other 20 armors, under the Tony's order of the "Clean Slate Protocol". This was to show Tony's devotion to his girlfriend, Pepper Potts. It was one of the last suits to detonate.
|Mark 25 / Striker|
Pre-released with the game.
Score Multiplier: x2.0
Special Weapon: Striker Missile
Armor Class: Striker Missile
Build Time: 41 mins, 55 seconds
Required XP: 6,500 XP
A suit with augmented strength designed for manipulating extremely heavy objects.
The Mark 25 is a playable and unlock-able armor in the game. The armor was available as one of the few select-able armors during the game's release. It's the 2nd weakest armor under the Striker Missile category and is the 6th weakest armor in the game.
- Aside from being called the "Striker", the Mark 25 also has another name called the "Thumper".
- The Mark 25 is the twenty-fifth suit built by Tony Stark, and is the eighteenth suit as part of the Iron Legion.
- The Mark 25's original armor color is grey and yellow, but in Iron Man 3 - The Official Game, it is colored black and yellow, but this is maybe just because of the brightness.
- The Mark 25's information, at Comic Book.com.
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