Model number: EB-AX2
Code name: Graze Ein
Unit type: custom close combat mobile suit
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in custom fluid-filled cockpit using Alaya-Vijnana System
Dimensions: overall height 22.2 meters
Weight: empty 38.6 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: nanolaminate armor on Graze Frame
Powerplant: Ahab reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: Ahab thrusters: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; Alaya-Vijnana System, interfaces directly with pilot’s spinal cord implants; life support system
Fixed armaments: 2 x 40mm machine gun, retractable, mounted in shoulders; 2 x drill kick, mounted on feet; 2 x screw punch, mounted as hands; 2 x pile bunker, mounted on forearms
Optional hand armaments: 2 x large axe, stored on backpack
The EB-AX2 Graze Ein was an experimental mobile suit developed by Gjallarhorn. Although built on the Graze Frame, its height of 22.2 meters made it considerably bigger than the EB-06 Graze Standard Type. In a major departure from all other Gjallarhorn mobile suits, the Graze Ein incorporated the Alaya-Vijnana System, which fell out of use on Earth following the Calamity War. The incorporation of this system was unique in that pilot Ein Dalton had been grievously injured in battle with Tekkadan, leaving him as little more than a head and torso. His shattered body was fitted with Alaya-Vijnana implants, which allowed him to control the Graze Ein as though it were an extension of his body. Because of Ein’s condition, the Graze Ein featured a special cockpit with a life support system filled with liquid nutrients. The Alaya-Vijnana System also stabilized Ein’s mental state, which was twisted by his obsession with and hatred of Tekkadan.
The Graze Ein’s armaments included two large axes, two retractable machine guns, two pile bunkers capable of penetrating nanolaminate armor, a screw punch in each fist and a drill kick in each foot. In P.D. 323, the Graze Ein was deployed to stop Tekkadan from reaching the city of Edmonton on Earth. Ein single-handedly took on multiple Tekkadan and Teiwaz mobile suits before losing a fierce battle to Mikazuki Augus’ ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos (6th Form). Following the battle, Ein’s brain was salvaged and used to power the Alaya-Vijnana System Type E used in the ASW-G-XX Gundam Vidar. The Graze Ein’s combat data was later used in the development of the EB-08jjc Reginlaze Julia.
Pilot: Ein Dalton
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
Original mechanical designer: Kanetake Ebikawa
Iron-Blooded Orphans Info
50 episodes; 9 compilation episodes
Japan 10.04.2015 – 03.27.2016 (S1);
10.02.2016 – 04.02.2017 (S2)
U.S. 06.04.2016 – 12.11.2016 (S1);
10.08.2017 – 04.28.2018 (S2)
Japan 04.29.2022 –
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