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Concept-X 6-1-2 Turn X

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General and Technical Data

Model number: Concept-X 6-1-2
Code name: Turn X
Unit type:
 prototype mobile suit
Manufacturer: unknown
Operator: Moonrace
First deployment: unknown; discovered in CC 2345
Accommodation: pilot only, in cockpit in head (aka “Turn X Top”)
Dimensions: overall height 20.5 meters
Weight: empty 50.6 metric tons; operational 30.2 metric tons
Armor materials: classified
Powerplant: classified ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 68,000 kW (+/-5,000 kW ~ 500,000 kW)
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; limbs can disconnect and operate as individual units; Moonlight Butterfly
Fixed armaments: Kyaraps weapon platform (mounts beam rifle, power rating unknown, mounted on back, hand-carried in use; bazooka, mounted on back, hand-carried in use; 3-barrel missile launcher); weld-off/destruction manipulator (3 x beam emitter), mounted as right forearm, can perform “Shining Finger” attack; 2 x mega particle cannon, mounted on legs
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

As the conflict between the people of Earth and the Moonrace continued, the political situation on the Moon changed. An alliance between Agrippa Maintainer and Gym Ghingnham sought to usurp power from Queen Dianna Soriel. During this time, Gym began research on the Dark History, and his excavations on the Moon yield several mobile suits: the Concept-X 6-1-2 (Project 6, Division 1, Block 2) Turn X for his personal use, and several G-M1F Bandit units for his oddly-dressed young pilot Merrybell Gadget. The history of the Turn X was as much a mystery as that of Loran Cehack’s System-∀99 ∀ Gundam, but Gym stated that the Turn X was the “brother” to the Turn A. It was also speculated that the Turn X was constructed outside of Earth’s solar system. As a fighting unit, the Turn X was more than a match for any contemporary or excavated suit, including the Turn A itself. The Turn X’s construction allowed it to break apart into many pieces, with each one functioning as individual weapons. The Turn X’s right arm lacked a hand, but in its place was a manipulator capable of firing a powerful beam, as well as the Shining Finger attack. The Turn X also carried more standard armaments, such as a bazooka and beam rifle. Perhaps one of the Turn X’s strangest abilities was the power to suck the energy out of enemy suits, including even that of the pilot! As the “brother” to the Turn A, the Turn X was also capable of unleashing the apocalyptic Moonlight Butterfly that was used by the Turn A to destroy Earth’s advanced technology two millennia earlier. Gym used the Turn X throughout the remainder of the Earth/Moonrace conflict until a final showdown with the Turn A. In the last battle, both suits (and Gym himself) became encased in a cocoon after using the Moonlight Butterfly.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Gym Ghingnham
First appearance: ∀ Gundam
Original mechanical designer(s):
 Syd Mead (principal design), Atsushi Shigeta (cleanup)

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Director:
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Ichiro Okouchi
Ai Ota
Miya Asakawa
Katsuhiko Chiba
Tetsuko Takahashi
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Jiro Takayama
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Syd Mead
Mahiro Maeda
Kunio Okawara
Takumi Sakura
Atsushi Shigeta

Character Designer:
Akira Yasuda

Musical Composer:
Yoko Kanno

Airdates:
Japan 04.02.1999 – 04.14.2000

Theatrical Release:
Japan 02.09.2002 – 02.10.2002

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