The VF-1S Strike Nausicaa Valkyrie is a robot from the film The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? and is a mech featured in The Knights of the Multiverse, introduced in Season 2. It is a variant of the Valkyrie Fighter piloted by Noriko Takaya and was upgraded from her VF-1J Nausicaa.
History[edit | edit source]
Animated Shorts[edit | edit source]
The Strike Nausicaa was the main representation for both Noriko and Kazumi in the shorts (outside of the Gunbuster, obviously). And thus, it appeared in many of the shorts.
Short #2[edit | edit source]
Short #5[edit | edit source]
Short #6[edit | edit source]
Season 2[edit | edit source]
Season 3[edit | edit source]
Armaments[edit | edit source]
- Laser Cannons
The Strike Nausicaa has a pair of photon laser cannon turrets (two guns on each side) attached to the side of its head, inspired by the Vulcan guns mounted to the Zeta Gundam's head.
- Gun Pod
The Strike Nausicaa is armed with a gattling gun pod that's able to fire 1200 rounds per minute,
The Strike Nausicaa is able to be armed with 2 large missiles on the outer part of each wing
- Micro-Missile Pods
The Strike Nausicaa is able to arm itself with four micro-missile pods onto its wings, each carrying 15 micro-missiles.
- Drill Punch
A super move, the Strike Nausicaa is able to spin its hand unit very fast, dealing a considerable amount of damage. But, unlike the original Nausicaa, the fists can be powered up from the unit's Photon core, and manage to stay intact.
- Inazuma Kick
- Strike Pack System
Inspired by Starscream's Null Ray Cannons, this upgraded VF-1S has a Strike Pack System attached to its back. Along with a variety of boosters (two on its leg units and two more on the backpack), it contains a micro-missile launcher pod and a high-powered double-action Photon beam cannon.
- Double Inazuma Clash
Combo attack w/ Black Getter: The Strike Nausicaa and Black Getter charge towards their opponent at full speed with their Drill Punch & Iron Knuckles punching (literally) through their opponent at the same time.