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Heavy Soldier Vajra

Heavy Soldier Vajra

Heavy Soldier Vajra (Upright)

Heavy Soldier Vajra

Technical Data

Organsim Type: spaceborne heavy soldier
Civilization: Vajra
  • On All Legs: approx length 25-30 meters
  • Upright: height 30.0 meters (Macross Chronicle 2nd Edition All Mechanic Sheet 02A)
  • Mass: approx weight 20-30 metric tons
    Structure: bio-energy conversion armor
    Power Source: unknown
    Propulsion Organ: bio-gravitational field propeller
    Characteristics: bio-fold navigation (capable of short distance space folds only); folding forewings and hindwings for atmospheric flight
    - Bio-Armament -
  • 1 x Heavy Quantum Reaction Beam Cannon (mounted center dorsal section on rotating mount); film version is a Heavy Bio-Beam Gun (film version firepower comparable to the main guns of a space cruiser)
  • 2 x bio-machine guns firing biological tissue projectiles (mounted one per front limb); Macross Chronicle 2E Frontier Mechanic Sheet ETC 04A describes these weapons as "biological rapid-fire pulse beam guns"
  • 1 x flagellum (mounted rear)
  • Bio-Missiles:
  • many x bio-micro missile launchers (capable of firing up to 20 missiles at once); missiles have autonomous pursuit capability

  • Description and History

    The Heavy Soldier Vajra is a sizable and powerful spaceborne organism with a mottled-green, deep crimson carapace that features some strange gold-color patterns. The creature has little brain matter but what little it has is not necessary for it to live and move. The body of the Heavy Soldier Vajra is covered in a tough bio-energy conversion armor similar to that found in the variable fighters. However, the Heavy Soldier's bio-energy conversion armor is so strong, it is almost impervious to all but the heaviest of weapons. Despite its larger size and bulk, the Heavy Soldier possesses high maneuverability. The large, prominent "horn" on their back is a biological heavy quantum reaction beam gun of equivalent firepower to the guns of a space cruiser. They also generate bio-micro-missiles by growing them internally and possess folding forewings and hindwings for flying within an atmosphere. The Heavy Soldier Vajra exists by the tens of thousands in a space battle group.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross Frontier, Episode 1
    Other appearances: none
    Original designer: Junya Ishigaki

    Line Art

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  • Information Courtesy of fan translation (Seto Kaiba of the Macross World forum community)
    Images From - Macross Chronicle and other macross books
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