Tracks

Length3,900 ft
Height145 ft
Drop137 ft
Speed60 mph
Inversions4
Vertical Angle52°
Duration2:40
ElementsChain Lift Hill
119 ft tall Loop
103 ft tall Dive Loop
Block Brake
83 ft tall Inclined Loop
Corkscrew

Trains

Arrangement:3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 32 riders per train.
Restraints:Shoulder harness

Details

Former names:Mantis (1996 to 2014)
Categories:Floorless
Cost:$12,000,000 USD
Designer:Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH

Etymology

Initially, Mantis was to be named "Banshee". In Irish folklore, a banshee is a female spirit whose wail was said to foretell a death in the family. After this definition was printed in a local newspaper, the "Banshee" name was dropped in favor of "Mantis". The original "Banshee" logo would later come to be that of Dorney Park's Steel Force.
A "Rougarou" is a werewolf-like creature in French folklore.

Notes

For the 2015 season the Mantis was given new trains and a new name, turning the former stand up roller coaster into a floorless roller coaster.
The Mantis had a theoretical hourly capacity of 1800 riders per hour. When the ride was changed from the Mantis to Rougarou, the dispatch logic changed. Previously during three train operation a train could be released when the prior cleared the lift. As Rougarou, a train is not released until the prior reaches the bottom of the dive loop. This change makes the Rougarou's capacity something less than it was as Mantis.

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