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MBF-P01-Re<AMATU> Gundam Astray Gold Frame Amatsu

 

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MBF-P01-Re<AMATU> Gundam Astray Gold Frame Amatsu

 

General and Technical Data

 

Model number: MBF-P01-Re<AMATU>
Code name:
Gundam Astray Gold Frame Amatsu
Unit type:
prototype general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Morgenroete, Inc
Operator: Orb Union
First deployment: April C.E. 71
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 17.99 meters
Weight: max gross weight 73.2 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: ultracompact energy battery, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; Phase Shift (PS) armor; Mirage Colloid
Fixed armaments: 2 x 'Igelstellung' 75mm multi-barrel CIWS, fire-linked, mounted on head; 2 x beam saber, power rating unknown, mounted on shoulders, hand-carried in use; "Maga-no-Ikutachi" energy absorption blade, mounted on back; 2 x "Magashira-no-Hoko" spears, mounted on back; "Trikeros" offense/defense system, mounted on right arm (featuring: 50mm high-energy beam rifle, power rating unknown; beam saber; 3 x lancer dart)
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, power rating unknown

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

After seeing combat several times, the MBF-P01 Gundam Astray Gold Frame is taken to Orb's Morgenroete facility, where it is completely overhauled and upgraded to the MBF-P01-Re<AMATU> Gold Frame Amatsu. First, its missing arm is replaced by one salvaged from the destroyed GAT-X207 Blitz Gundam. The arm proves to be quite a find, because the Blitz Gundam's Mirage Colloid technology is incorporated into the Gold Frame's body. The arm also retains its Phase Shift abilities, and this technology is applied to the entire body. The Gold Frame's damaged head is replaced by a new head equipped with an extra monoeye sensor. The Gold Frame's armaments also receive a substantial upgrade. The addition of the Blitz Gundam's arm also includes its "Trikeros" offense/defense system, which features a beam rifle, beam saber and lancer darts. The Gold Frame's new main weapon is its "Maga-no-Ikutachi" (Living Sword of Evil), which is capable of draining energy from nearby mobile suits. However, in its incomplete state, the "Maga-no-Ikutachi" grappling claws require physical contact with the target mobile suit. Another weapon new to the Gold Frame is a pair of back-mounted "Magashira-no-Hoko" spears. These spears can be fired and retrieved on a tether line, and they are constructed with Phase Shift armor to pierce any target. Rondo Ghina uses the upgraded Gold Frame in his plot to play the Earth Alliance and ZAFT against each other for Orb's gain. In the summer of C.E. 71 ,he's killed in battle by MBF-P03 Gundam Astray Blue Frame Second L pilot Gai Murakumo. Afterwards, his twin sister Rondo Mina further upgrades the suit to the MBF-P01-Re2<AMATU> Gundam Astray Gold Frame Mina Custom.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Pilot: Rondo Ghina Sahaku
Appearances: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ASTRAY; Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ASTRAY R; Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never-Ending Tomorrow; Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs.; Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost
Original mechanical designer: Junichi Akutsu

 

Lineart

 

Backpack
"Trikeros" offense/defense system

 

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