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CUBE Emblem
CUBE
General information
Classification Lynx
Gender Male
Affiliation and military information
Affiliation Collared
Aspina
Rank 17
Craft NEXT Fragile
Real world information
Appearances Armored Core: For Answer
Voice actor Yuri Lowenthal (ENG)
Shūhei Sakaguchi (JAP)

CUBE is an Aspina affiliated Lynx in Armored Core: For Answer. He is ranked #17 in Collared.

In-Game Biography[]

A cyborg and test pilot affiliated with Aspina. Primarily used for data collection, it has seen many a battle. Its craft, Fragile, is a high speed machine that emphasizes air combat. Many a Lynx has fallen to its inhuman piloting ability.

In-Game Consort Biography[]

A test subject for Aspina's latest technology. Remember, he is not primarily a mercenary.

Information[]

He appears as both an ally and enemy in Armored Core: For Answer. He holds a vain and scientific perspective on various situations finding a disturbing fascination in the battle potential of enemy NEXT pilots. He normally works alongside Otsdarva in completing missions that are especially significant to The League

NEXT Fragile[]

NEXT Schematic ACFA Fragile

NEXT Fragile

CUBE is the only pilot of Aspina's X-SOBRERO NEXT. It is designed with almost permanent flight time in mind and is armed with machine and chain guns, allowing it to deal heavy and swift damage.

Parts[]

  • Head Stabilizers
    • Head Top: None
    • Head R Side: None
    • Head L Side: None
  • Core Stabilizers
    • Core R Upper: None
    • Core L Upper: None
    • Core R Lower: None
    • Core L Lower: None
  • Arm Stabilizers
    • Arm Right: None
    • Arm Left: None
  • Leg Stabilizers
    • Legs Back: None
    • Legs R Upper: None
    • Legs L Upper: None
    • Legs R Middle: None
    • Legs L Middle: None
    • Legs R Lower: None
    • Legs L Lower: None

Strategy[]

Initially, CUBE may prove difficult to defeat due to his NEXT's high energy and mobility. CUBE's AI typically stays close to the edges of the combat area where his mobility allows him to easily dodge single shot attacks. His NEXT, Fragile, appears to suit a close-range combat. One effective strategy is to use high amounts of missiles or lock on weaponry in the hopes that he doesn't dodge them. Alternatively, in the ranked Collared matches, it is possible to simply dodge CUBE's attacks until he runs out of ammunition, then subsequently defeat him. Various solid-shell weaponry that's effective against Primal Armor may prove effective against him.

Various glitches involving CUBE's AI may also allow for the player to defeat him without engaging him in combat. His AI may simply leave the combat area for unspecified reasons depending on the actions of the player.

In the mission "Defend Line Ark," it is also possible for CUBE's AI to get stuck inside Line Ark's large structure, allowing for the player to easily defeat him.

Quotes[]

  • Defeat Unknown NEXT
    • Fellow Lynx. Even for I alone, this operation presents a low risk of failure. You are welcome to turn back at anytime. Operation underway.
    • Is this it? What a boring operation.
  • Defend Line Ark
    • Preparations complete.
    • It appears you have left me no choice. Initiating Plan D.
    • Now it's one against one. Test applicability increased. Excellent.
    • Energy flow is reversing from the AMS! Aaaaargh!

Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • Intentional or not, CUBE is established to be a cyborg in the US version. Nothing of the sort is suggested in the Japanese version.
  • CUBE seems to be vain and self-centered; this is apparent when you partner up with him when you fight an unknown NEXT.
  • Otsdarva refers to him by the name of his NEXT, Fragile, rather than by his official pilot name.
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