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ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos Lupus Rex

 

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General and Technical Data

 

Model number: ASW-G-08
Code name: Gundam Barbatos Lupus Rex
Unit type: general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Gjallarhorn
Operator: Tekkadan
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso using Alaya-Vijnana System
Dimensions: overall height 18.0 meters
Weight: empty 32.1 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: nanolaminate armor on Gundam Frame
Powerplant: 2 x Ahab reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: Ahab thrusters: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; Alaya-Vijnana System, interfaces directly with pilot's spinal cord implants; 2 x sub-arm, mounted on forearm
Fixed armaments: none

Optional fixed armaments: 2 x 200mm gun, mounted in forearms; 2 x Rex nail, mounted on hands; 2 x heel bunker, mounted in knees; tail blade, connected to main body
Optional hand armaments: 2 x twin mace; ultra-large mace, features 2 x pile bunker

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

The ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos Lupus Rex was the eighth and final form of the Gundam Barbatos. It was created following a fierce battle between Mikazuki Augus’ Gundam Barbatos Lupus and the Hashmal, one of the dreaded unmanned mobile armors from the Calamity War. The damaged suit was sent to the Teiwaz engineers on Saisei, who overhauled it and added Rex, the Latin word for “king,” to its name. Featuring a more animalistic appearance that matched Mikazuki’s aggressive combat style, the Lupus Rex had its response speed increased to the maximum possible level to match Mikazuki’s senses. Following the battle with the Hashmal, Mikazuki lost the use of the entire right side of his body, but his limbs functioned normally when he connected to the Alaya-Vijnana System. The Lupus Rex featured new, larger arms that mounted Rex nails on each hand for piercing attacks.

 

The Hashmal’s devastating tail blade was incorporated into the Lupus Rex, which Mikazuki could control through Alaya-Vijnana as though it were one of his limbs. The Lupus Rex’s larger arms could accommodate a new ultra-large mace that featured two pile bunkers. Each forearm featured a sub-arm and mounted a 200mm gun, and the knees featured heel bunkers. The Lupus Rex was fielded during the McGillis Fareed Incident, a rebellion instigated by McGillis and Tekkadan against Gjallarhorn’s ruling Seven Stars families. The rebels were pushed back to Mars to make their last stand, and an orbital bombardment of Dainsleif weapons caused severe damage to the Lupus Rex. Soon after, Mikazuki was killed in battle by Julieta Juris’ EB-08jjc Reginlaze Julia.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Pilot: Mikazuki Augus
Appearances: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
Original mechanical designer: Naohiro Washio

 

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Control grip

Forward monitor

Gundam Frame

 

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