For the second version of this enemy, see Defensive Guard Unit (second).
Defensive Guard Unit (first) Wiki-wordmark
Mechon Defensive ONION          
Area(s) Galahad Fortress (Face Maintenance Bay)  
Type Mechon Level(s) 53  
Respawn No Movement Type Air  
Detection Type Sight Kindred Yes  
View Angle 360° View Distance 30 M  
EXP 1,764 AP 216  
Spawn Time Story event during the story quest Fiora's Conviction  

The Defensive Guard Unit is a story exclusive and quest exclusive Mechon in Xenoblade Chronicles. It can be found at level 53 at Face Maintenance Bay in Galahad Fortress during the story event and quest Fiora's Conviction.

It is defending Face Nemesis along with another variant, one M94 Guard Unit and its variant.

It owns 53,800 HP, it does not respawn nor drop any Treasure Chest, but it carries items that can be stolen using Riki's Yoink! ability.


HP Strength Ether Agility Double Attack Rate Critical Hit Rate Physical Defence % Ether Defence % Defence Direction
53,800 702 640 89 0 % 0 % 50 % 0 % Right side


Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
HealingStatus11.8 – 12.0--Recovery--
Killer StormPhysical1.3 – 1.53Circle around caster-Yes (1)-
Find MeEther---Lock-On--
Lightning BallEther1.3 – 1.51-Paralysis--


Break Lock-On Physical Defence ▼ Agility ▼
Topple Bind Ether Defence ▼ Aura Seal
Daze Paralysis Attack Power ▼ Arts Seal
Sleep Slow Ether Power ▼ Death ×

△ = 70% resistance
▲ = 100% resistance unless certain conditions are met
◇ = 70% resistance, but no resistance during chain attack
◆ = 100% resistance, but no resistance during chain attack
○ = no resistance
× = immune


Note: This enemy drops no chests. The items it carries can only be obtained by using Riki's Yoink! ability.


Wood Silver Gold
0% 0% 0%


Materials Refined Part S 0%
Quality Crank|Quality Crank 0%


Bright Water Cylinder (IV) Paralysis Resist IV 0%
Bright Fire Cylinder (IV) Bind Resist IV 0%
Weapons Knuckle Driver 0 slots 0%
Cloud Cutlass 0 slots 0%
Clarity Staff 0 slots 0%
Armours Orion Top 0 slots 0%
Stellar Leggings 0 slots 0%
Stellar Armour 1 slot 0%
Stellar Boots 1 slot 0%


Weapons Snaer Striker 2 slots 0%
Wisdom Rod 2 slots 0%
Jumbo Guarder 3 slots 0%
Hurricane Shot 3 slots 0%
Unique Weapons Strike Lance Sildra 0%
Silence 0%
Dividing Line 0%
Unique Armours Inferno Armour 0%
Blade Gear 0%
Blade Gauntlets 0%
Blade Boots 0%

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