- Liger Zero


Registration Number: RZ-041 (Lion Type)
Name: Liger Zero
Japanese: ライガーゼロ
Height: 8.3 m
Length: 24.0 m
Weight: 85.0 t
Speed: 307 km/h
Pilots:
    Bit Cloud
    Rei Gregg
* Stat Information: Based on Battle Story
Weapons: Equipment:
    AZ 108 mm High Density Beam Gun (Tail)
    AZ 208 mm 2 Barrel Shock Cannon x1 (Chest)
    Laser Fang (Mouth)
    Strike Laser Claw x4 (Paws)
    Downforce Stabilizer x2 (Sides)
    Ion Turbo Booster x2 (Back)

- Liger Zero Introduction

    Liger Zero is a lion type Zoid originally designed by the Imperial Army. It was stolen during the development process and became known as one of the Republic's greatest assets. In the republic, it gained multiple conversion systems (CAS: Changing Armor Systems.) It would later be met by a dark rival from the Empire.

- Details of Design

Wild Zoid Base

    The Liger Zero used a large Wild Zoid from the Western Continent as its base. While the Wild Zoids used for earlier designs had lost some vitality under the care of humans/zoidians, the Liger Zero's wild species was completely feral, living exclusively in the wild. This gave it excellent strength, and the Liger Zero was developed with a maneuver ability and versatility in battle that couldn't be rivaled by earlier liger types.

Organoid System

    In the anime the Liger Zero uses an "Organoid System," an object that allows it to learn from its combat experiences. This system isn't actually unlike the Wild Zoid Core used in the Battle Story, but is treated as a much more powerful object, implying an almost eidetic memory in the Zoids. If it encounters a problem once, it'll never make the same mistakes again.

- Equipment Information

- AZ 108 mm High Density Beam Gun

AZ 108 mm High Density Beam Gun:

    The AZ 108mm High Density Beam Gun is a laser weapon attached to the tail of the Liger Zero. In spite of what could be an amazingly effective weapon given the tail articulation, the weapon rarely, if ever receives use in combat.

- AZ 208 mm 2 Barrel Shock Cannon x1

AZ 208 mm 2 Barrel Shock Cannon x1:

    The two barrel shock cannon, in spite of what the name implies to many people, seems to be a shelling based cannon that fires two heavy rounds at the enemy. The gun was noted as salvaged and customized from a Saber Tiger in the anime, but this just isn't the case for the standard Liger Zero. It's the primary weapon of choice for long range combat.

- Downforce Stabilizer x2

Downforce Stabilizer x2:

    The Downforce Stabilizers provide negative lift during high speed movement. This helps the Liger stay in contact with the ground, which in turn makes a high speed run more stable. By increasing the Liger's center of gravity with this downforce, it can make tighter turns with less concern for tipping over. This lends to the maneuverability of the Liger.

- Ion Turbo Booster x2

Ion Turbo Booster x2:

    These two powerful boosters are installed to the back. Once deployed, the white armor over the top flips up and the boosters extend towards the back. The powerful jets increase the Liger's speed, allowing it to catch up in linear pursuits.

- Laser Fang

Laser Fang:

    Liger Zero is equipped with laser equipment; something that permits the weapons to slice through enemy armor more easily. This makes such a dramatic difference that many Zoids without such equipment aren't considered a proper close range Zoid. Though the Liger doesn't make use of this equipment in the anime, it's used in the battle story and from the images appears to include both the large sabers and the lower canines.

- Strike Laser Claw x4

Strike Laser Claw x4:

    Like the aforementioned fangs, the claws of the Liger Zero include laser equipment that allows them to slice through enemy armor with ease. The Liger Zero, however, also sports some of the best design for claw weapons of any Zoid. Not only do the claws have separate articulation, but sharp points can extend from the bottom, greatly improving its cutting power. This is the Liger Zero's signature move, and its go to for ending any battle.

    Typically the Strike Laser Claw is performed by swinging the front right leg, but in the battle story all four claws are shown to carry this charge. When active, light runs up the front legs and into the panels on the face.

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- Featured In Media

Zoids New Century /Zero (Anime)


    Liger Zero was the most prominent Zoid in Zoids New Century /ZERO, where it was piloted by Bit Cloud. It was noted to be a particularly uncooperative Zoid, sold to Dr. Toros for an inflated price after it refused to cooperate with its previous owner. Even so, it bonded with Bit after some adventures and flattery. It ultimately stopped the rampage of the rogue Berserk Furher and won the entirety of the Zoid Grand Prix.

Zoids New Century (Manga)


    Liger Zero was still Bit's Zoid in the New Century manga, and carried on with the habit of acting out or taking matters into its own hands. In spite of this, the Zoid was relatively strong (as expected.) During the final battle it tried to take out the Berserk Furher with the Panzer CAS, but after that failed it actually defeated it without any armor at all.


Zoids Fan Book EX (Vol. 2)


    In the Zoids Fan Book EX, Liger Zero served as the main enemy during a raid against Imperial troops. A single Liger Zero had lay in wait, with all systems shut down to avoid being detected by radar. Once the Dimetrodon's unit came near, it activated the Zoid and sprung its attack, single-handedly destroying the entire unit... All but one, that is. While the Zero had the advantage, its pilot is presumed dead after the Dimetrodon combined metal chaff flakes with its all-weather radar to microwave both pilots alive.

- Secondary Media Features


    Anime Media: Zoids New Century /ZERO (Naked, Zero, Jager, Schneider, Panzer)
    Anime Media: Zoids Fuzors (Liger Zero RS, Falcon, Phoenix)
    Anime Media: Zoids Genesis

    Manga Media: Zoids Battle Story Vol. 5 (Liger Zero, Caesar The King)
    Manga Media: Zoids Chaotic Century Vol. 12 (Liger Zero (Naked), Liger Zero BS)
    Manga Media: Zoids Chaotic Century Vol. 13 (Liger Zero (Naked), Liger Zero Jager VC, Schneider RC)
    Manga Media: Zoids Chaotic Century Vol. 14 (Liger Zero Caesar The King)

    Book Media: Zoids Generations (Liger Blue Souga)
    Book Media: Zoids Fan Book 3
    Book Media: Zoids Official Fan Book EX, Extra 3 (Liger Zero Phoenix)
    Book Media: Zoids Official Fan Book EX, Vol. 8 (Liger Zero Falcon)

    Book Media: Zoids Saga Strategy Guide
    Book Media: Zoids Saga II Strategy Guide
    Book Media: Zoids Saga II Strategy Guide
    Book Media: Zoids Saga Fuzors Strategy Guide
    Book Media: Zoids VS Guide
    Book Media: Zoids VS II Guide
    Book Media: Zoids VS III Guide
    Book Media: Silver Beast Machine God Liger Zero Guide (Silver Liger Zero)

    Game Media: Zoids Saga I
    Game Media: Zoids Saga II / Zoids Legacy
    Game Media: Zoids Saga Fuzors
    Game Media: Zoids Saga DS: Legend of Arcadia
    Game Media: Zoids VS I
    Game Media: Zoids VS II
    Game Media: Zoids VS II
    Game Media: Zoids: Bonds of Steel
    Game Media: Zoids: Field of Rebellion
    Game Media: Zoids Infinity
    Game Media: Zoids Tactics
    Game Media: Zoids Full Metal Crash

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