1/100 MG RX-78-2 Gundam ver THE ORIGIN

1/100 MG RX-78-2 Gundam ver THE ORIGIN
1/100 MG RX-78-2 Gundam ver THE ORIGIN 1/100 MG RX-78-2 Gundam ver THE ORIGIN
Brand: Bandai
Product Code: BANN01314
Reward Points: 37
Availability: In Stock
Price: £39.99
Price in reward points: 3700
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The RX-78-2 Gundam (aka Gundam) is the titular mobile suit of Mobile Suit Gundam. Part of the RX-78 Gundam series, It was built in secret on Side 7, the Gundam would turn the tide of war in favor of the Earth Federation during the One Year War. The unit was primarily piloted by Amuro Ray.

The Gundam was incredibly advanced for its time. Built from lightweight Luna Titanium, its frame was both lighter than that of Zeon's mass-produced Mobile Suits and much sturdier, able to shrug off a Zaku's machine gun fire with little to no damage. Its offensive power was above and beyond that of the Zeon Zakus. The Gundam would engage in most battles with its Beam Rifle making it the first Mobile Suit to have firepower equivalent to a battleship beam cannon. In addition, it made use of two beam sabers, a blade of extremely hot plasma which could cut through any metal with ease. Those beam sabers could be extended into a spear-like beam javelin, which could be used to stab into an enemy from a longer distance than the blade of the saber would allow.

The Gundam also used more conventional weaponry: it could be launched with a Hyper Bazooka, the Federation's answer to the bazookas used by Zeon's Zakus; in addition, its head was outfitted with a pair of small vulcan cannons, providing it with a last resort weapon as well as a way of attacking light-armored aircraft and vehicles without wasting ammo or energy from its more powerful armaments. It also made use of a very unconventional close-range weapon known as the Gundam Hammer -- a large weapon similar to a flail which could be swung at enemies to deal crushing damage.

  • Foil Stickers and Dry Transfer Decals included
  • Multiple effect parts for weapons included
  • Snap fit assembly, no glue required
  • Coloured plastic kit, painting is optional
  • Action Base is not included and is sold separately

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