In English, this Option is also known as the Dipodal Saucer, translated from the original Disk-Type Bipedal Robot (円盤型二足歩行ロボット). In Japanese its also known as the Mushroom-Type Robot (キノコ型のロボット).
Hiryu can hold a maximum of two of this Option at the same time, and the lifebar units connected to them change from green to red. They have no time limit, only dissapearing if Hiryu loses the life unit linked to them.Reflect Cypher can't deflect, such as missiles and high-caliber fire. It also assists Hiryu by shooting yellow plasma orbs whenever he swings his Cypher. The Option can also hack specific electronic locks or computer-protected control devices to unlock new areas.
The Option is the second one of the three to be found, located inside a Pickup Cradle in the Industry's Ventilation Station, protected by the three Winds. During battle, Tong Pooh can also summon her own version of the Option-A, producing two green-colored units to briefly assist her.
In Marvel vs. CapcomEditFormation B technique, where he summons a single unit which floats next to him, and can be turned into a fiery projectile by repeating the command. The attack serves as a long-range projectile attack.
Option A is also summoned during Hiryu's iconic Hyper Combo, Ouroboros. Much closer to their original function, two Option A spin around Hiryu, damaging the enemy on contact and shooting plasma rings whenever Hiryu attacks. The Hyper stays a limited time, indicated by a small depleting bar that appears next to Hiryu.
This is considered one of the strongest power-up type Hypers in the series, and was turned into a Level 3 Hyper Combo in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. The Option's gameplay function in the 2014 Strider has been adapted from this Hyper, as well.
Dead Rising 3
The power-up lasts around 10 seconds.
Monster Hunter Generations
Its description reads: "A small robot that supports Hiryu on his missions by firing beams or blocking attacks."
- ↑ Sega (September 1990, Mega Drive). Strider (English). Instruction manual, Pg. 12
- ↑ Sega (September 1990, Mega Drive). Strider Hiryû (Japanese). Instruction manual, Pg. 16
- ↑ Capcom (February 2000, PlayStation). Strider Hiryû 1&2 (Japanese). Instruction Manual, Pg. 12
- ↑ Capcom (February 22, 2014). Strider Hiryu Visual Chronicle (Japanese). Pg. 09
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