|Developed from||MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam|
|First Seen||088 U.C.|
|Known Pilots||Kei Kirishima|
|Head Height||18.3 meters60.039 ft |
|Max Weight||69.7 metric tons|
|Standard Weight||31.1 metric tons|
|Power-plant||Minovsky Ultracompact Fusion Reactor|
|Power Output||2130 kW2,856.377 hp|
|Sensor Range||14000 meters45,931.759 ft|
|Pilot Accommodations||Pilot only in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso|
|Max Acceleration||1.64 G|
|Rocket Thrusters||114300 kg251,988.295 lb |
The MSZ-008 ZII (aka Z-Two) is a prototype transformable attack-use mobile suit. It's featured in the original design series Z-MSV (Zeta Gundam Mobile Suit Variations) and the manga series Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ Side Story: Mirage of Zeon. It was originally designed by Kazumi Fujita.
Technology & Combat Characteristics
While it was intended to be a successor machine of the MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam, it uses the simplified frame similar to that of the MSA-005 Methuss instead of the Ζeta Gundam's, which was deemed too complicated. The machine focuses on space use, thus the ZII's mobile armour mode lacks the waverider's ability of atmospheric re-entry and flight on Earth. However, its mobile armour mode has higher acceleration and maneuverability. The ZII is armed with a pair of beam sabers and a mega beam rifle, which has firepower equal to the Ζeta Gundam's hyper mega launcher. It also lacks the Bio-sensor which was featured in the Ζeta Gundam and it's later successor, the MSZ-010 ΖΖ Gundam.
- Vulcan Guns
- Beam Saber
- Beam Rifle
- Clay Bazooka
- Mega Beam Rifle
- The Mega Beam Rifle can achieve output comparable to the Hyper Mega Launcher by connecting it directly to the main body generator.
This machine was originally designed as a successor to the Ζeta Gundam. While the manufacturing costs were lowered, the Anaheim Electronics design team were requested to place priority on the ZZ Gundam for the AEUG and scrapped the ZII design. Had it have been built Its name would be pronounced as "Z-Two" instead of "Zeta-Two". The whole mobile suit concept is not forgotten as this is used for the basis for it's streamlined version, the RGZ-95 ReZEL.