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Please note that this is the Gundam Wiki's article on the mobile suit featured in Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin; if you are looking for the article on Char's custom MS-06 Zaku II featured Mobile Suit Gundam then you should head to MS-06S Zaku II Commander Type.

MS-06S Char's Zaku II is a Mobile Suit featured in the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga and its OVA adaptation. It was piloted by Char Aznable during the One Year War.

Technology & Combat Characteristics

With data from Char's MS-05S,[1] the MS-06S is an improved version of the MS-06F and Char's custom is painted in his personal red colors. Being a commander’s unit, it has a horn on its head. Char personally ordered the removal of its limiters, allowing it to use its thrusters to the maximum limit, despite the high risks. The hit-and-run tactics enabled by the resulting high thrust, and the impression its distinctive colors made on the battlefield, led to Char's nick name, “Red Comet”.[2]

Armaments

Anti-Ship Rifle

Bazooka

Heat Hawk

Machine Gun

System Features

History

One Year War

Battle of Loum

In January U.C. 0079, Char's Zaku II used a Bazooka to destroy five Magellan-class Battleships.[3]

Noa

In September, U.C. 0079, at Side 7, Noa, following the launch of the RX-78-02 Gundam from White Base, Dren was ordered by Char to equip Char and Slender's Zaku II units with Type 1 Gear and prepare to launch them along the laser lines. After Amuro's Gundam destroyed two missiles, Oscar Dublin detected Char's and Slender's Zaku II units, with the former approaching three times faster than the latter. Captain Paolo Cassius immediately and gravely recognized it as the Red Comet, Char, stating to a surprised Bright that it was the suit that single-handedly scrapped five of the Federation's battleships at Loum and ordered to turn back and run. Char's Zaku II, still moving at great speed was now close to the ship and Char saw the Gundam through his camera.[4]

Picture Gallery

References

External links

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Mechanics

Anaheim Electronics (Origin)
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
RCX-76 Guncannon First Type Rollout Unit 1
Autonomous Republic of Zeon
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
MS-01 Mobile Worker | MS-04 Bugu | MW-01 Mobile Worker Model 01 Early Type | MW-01 Mobile Worker Model 01 Final Type | MW-01 Mobile Worker Model 01 Late Type | YMS-03 Waff

Vehicles & Support Units
| Minesweeper
Black Tri-Stars (Origin)
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
MS-05 Zaku I/Origin | MS-06R-1A Zaku II High Mobility Type/Origin
Earth Federation Forces (Origin)
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
RAG-79-G1 Gundam Marine Type | RCX-76-01A Guncannon Mobility Test Type | RCX-76-01B Guncannon Firepower Test Type | RGM-79 GM/Origin | RTX-65 Guntank Early Type | RX-77 Guncannon/Origin | RX-77-01 Guncannon (Unit 01) | RX-78-01 Prototype Gundam | RX-78-01[N] Gundam Local Type | RX-78-02 Gundam | RX-78[N] Black Local Type Gundam | RX-78[N] Gundam Local Type

Vehicles & Support Units
FF-3F Saberfish
Iron Cavalry Squadron
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
RCX-76-02 Guncannon First Type (Iron Cavalry Squadron Commander) | RCX-76-02 Guncannon First Type (Iron Cavalry Squadron)
Jaburo Construction Office
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
Mobile Worker Heavy Construction Type
Lunar Line

Vehicles & Support Units
| Arcana-class
Principality of Zeon
Mobile Weapons, Workers & Armors
MS-06 Zaku II Late Type/Origin

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