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MS-08TX/S Efreet Schneid

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MS-08TX/S
Code name: 
Efreet Schneid
Unit type:
 custom close combat mobile suit
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator: Principality of Zeon/Zeon Remnants
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 17.2 meters
Weight: empty 52.4 metric tons; max gross 84.4 metric tons
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy; Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 2,202 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 77,000 kg total
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 12,200 meters
Fixed armaments: 14 x heat dart, mounted on shoulders, rear waist armor and left forearm, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: giant bazooka; shotgun

Technical and Historical Notes

The MS-08TX/S Efreet Schneid was a heavily customized version of the MS-08TX Efreet that was fielded by the Principality of Zeon during the One Year War in UC 0079. The suit was named in memory of its original pilot, Doug Schneid, a member of Zeon’s Marchosias team. The Efreet Schneid survived the war and was continuously upgraded by Zeon remnants through UC 0096. The fixed armaments from the original Efreet were removed and replaced with 14 heat darts stored all across the suit’s body. The Efreet Schneid could also use handheld weapons such as a shotgun and giant bazooka. The Efreet Schneid participated in a Zeon remnants attack on Australia’s Torrington Base in UC 0096. Thanks to its improved performance, it was able to hold its own against the EFF’s outdated mobile suits.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Doug Schneid, Fred Reber
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (anime)
Original mechanical designer: Hajime Katoki

Lineart
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Forearm heat dart mount
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Giant bazooka
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Heat dart
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Director:
Kazuhiro Furuhashi

Writer(s):
Yasuyuki Muto
Harutoshi Fukui (novel)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Junya Ishigaki
Yoshinori Sayama
Nobuhiko Genma

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Hiroyuki Sawano

Video Release (OVA):
Japan 03.12.2010 – 06.06.2014
U.S. 03.12.2010 – 06.06.2014

Airdates (TV version):
Japan 04.03.2016 – 09.11.2016
U.S. 01.07.2017 – 06.10.2017

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