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"Chicks dig giant robots"
― Jamie (Megas XLR)

The ability to have extraordinary skill in piloting mechs/mecha/giant robots.

Also Called

  • Enhanced Mech Pilot Skill
  • Giant Robot Pilot Proficiency
  • Super Robot Pilot

Capabilities

The user has formidable skill in piloting mechs (giant robots) and are able to use the amazing arsenal at hand from either at a distance using a remote or a cockpit inside the machine.

Depending on the type of robot being controlled, the weapons, abilities, and equipment varies. In some cases the robot's power may be connected to the user.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • User may be at a disadvantage outside of mech.
  • Mech may be sentient and may disagree with pilot.
  • User's fighting abilities may be limited based on any damage the mech sustains during battle.
  • User can unintentionally cause collateral damage which may subject them to criticism.

Known Mech Pilots

  • D. Va (Overwatch)
  • Koala (Rave Master)
  • Coop (Mega XLR)
  • Kiva (Megas XLR)
  • Glorft (Megas XLR)
  • Evil Coop (Megas XLR)
  • Evil Kiva (Megas XLR)
  • Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Dexter (Dexter's Labratory)
  • Mandark (Dexter's Labratory)
  • Dee Dee (Dexter's Labratory)
  • Power Rangers (Power Rangers franchise)
  • Super Sentai Rangers (Super Sentai franchise); excluding the Gorenger and J.A.K.Q. teams
  • Various Power Rangers and Super Sentai Villains (Power Rangers and Super Sentai)
  • Gundam Pilots and other Mobile Suit pilots (Gundam series)
  • Ilana, Lance, and Octus (Sym-Bionic Titan)
  • Tron Bonne (Megaman Legends)
  • Heloise (Jimmy-Two Shoes)
  • Voltron Force (Voltron: Defender of the Universe)
  • Team Rocket (Pokemon anime)
  • Pilaf Gang (Dragon Ball)
  • Kallen (Code Geass)
  • Sazaku (Code Geass)
  • Simon (Gurren Lagann)
  • Kamina (Gurren Lagann)
  • Viral (Gurren Lagann)
  • Faust (Fairy Tail)
  • Dr. Eggman (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Madoka Kyouno (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Lan/Fin E Ld Si Laffinty (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Muginami (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Izo (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Kirius (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Array (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Villagiulio (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Dizelmine/Fin E Ld Si Dizelmine (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Dr. Wily (Mega Man)
  • X (Mega Man X)
  • Zero (Mega Man X)
  • Axl (Mega Man X)
  • Vile (Mega Man X)
  • Vanishing Gungaroo (Mega Man X7)
  • Phineas Flynn (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Ferb Fletcher (Phineas and Ferb)
  • KND Operatives (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Gaz (Invader Zim)
  • Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force (Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go!)
  • Roger Smith (Big O)
  • Shotaro Kaneda (Tetsujin 28-go)
  • Ryoma Nagare (Getter Robo)
  • Shinji Ikari (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Asuka Langley Soryu (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Toji Suzuhara (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Mari Illustrious Makinami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Seina Yamada (Tenchi Muyo GXP)
  • Several Characters (Tengen Toopa Guren Lagan)
  • Several Characters (Super Robot Wars)
  • Franky (One Piece); post-timeskip
  • Usopp (One Piece); post-timeskip
  • Descole (Professor Layton series)
  • Kenshi Masaki (Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar)
  • Weiss (Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos)
  • Tony Stark/Iron Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghor (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption)
  • Pan Pacific Defence Corps Rangers (Pacific Rim)
  • Haruto Tokishima (Kakumeiki Valvrave)
  • Saki Rukino (Kakumeiki Valvrave)
  • Kirby (Kirby: Planet Robobot)
  • Ernesti "Eru" Echevalier (Knights & Magic)
  • Hiroki Saitou (Knights of Sidonia)
  • Nagate Tanikaze (Knights of Sidonia)
  • Inaho Kaizuka (Aldnoah.Zero)
  • Dandy (Space Dandy)
  • Star Drivers (Star Driver)
  • DJ Octavio (Splatoon)
  • Cody Jones (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)

Known Mechs

Comics/Cartoons

  • Mecha tank (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Mecha suit (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Ecto-Skeleton (Danny Phantom)
  • MegaBoy 3000 (Invader Zim)
  • Phoenix-Buster armor (Marvel Comics); "Avengers vs. X-Men" event only
  • God-Killer armor (Marvel Comics)
  • Megas (Megas XLR)
  • Dynamo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Super Robot (Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go!)
  • Titan (Sym-Bionic Titan)
  • Turtle X (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2003 TV series)
  • Turtle Mech (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Voltron (Voltron)
  • Robomechabotatron (Wander Over Yonder)

Anime/Manga

  • Big O (Big O)
  • Knightmare Frames (Code Geass)
  • Variable Fighters (Compilation of Macross)
  • Zanda Claus (Doraemon: Nobita and the Steel Troops)
  • Dorma Anim (Fairy Tail)
  • Getter-1, Getter Dragon, and Shin Getter-1 (Getter Robo)
  • Gundams (Gundam series)
  • Mobile Suits (Gundam series)
  • Gunman (Gurren Lagann)
  • Gurren Lagann (Gurren Lagann)
  • Ovid and Vox (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne)
  • Evangelion Unit 01 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Unit 00 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Unit 02 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Unit 03 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Unit 04 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Unit 05 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Iron Pirate Franky Shogun/Iron Pirate General Franky (One Piece)
  • Eggsterminator (Sonic X)
  • Little Aloha (Space Dandy)
  • Cybodies (Star Driver)
  • Idol (Tenchi Muyo! GXP)
  • Testujin (Tetsujin 28-go)

Video Game

Others

  • Mechas (Godzilla)
  • Jaegers (Pacific Rim)
  • Zords (Power Rangers franchise and two Super Sentai series)
  • Various named Sentai mecha (Super Sentai franchise)

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