The M96 Crisis Unit is a quest exclusive Mechon in Xenoblade Chronicles. It can be found in the Central Factory in the Mechon Factory. It appears during Daring Assault, and must be defeated, along with two Crisis Response Units, to complete Daring Assault. It can drop the Reinforced Thrusters needed for A Weapon Just For Me. All three respawn after completing the quest. By using its art Soaked Wall during the fight, the M96 Crisis Unit can call in reinforcements other Mechon around, or it may summon two others Crisis Response Units but with low probability.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Hush Chop VTalent (Physical)0.7 – 0.94-Bleed--
Soaked WallStatus--Circle around casterDamage Immunity--
Flame ThrowEther1.8 – 2.01Frontal ArcBlaze--


Break 70% Lock-On 0% Physical Def. ▼ 0% Agility ▼ 70%
Topple 0% Bind 0% Ether Def. ▼ 0% Aura Seal 0%
Daze 0% Paralysis 0% Strength ▼ 0% Arts Seal 70%
Sleep 70% Slow 0% Ether ▼ 70% Death 100%



Wood 0%
Silver 100%
Gold 0%


Reinforced Thruster 100%


Ether Down IV Earth 21.4%
Topple Resist IV Wind 21.4%
Machina Sword II 2 slots 8.9%
Machina Biter II 2 slots 7.5%
Machina Blade III 1 slot 5%
Gemini Leggings 1 slot 11.7%
F Speed Goggles 1 slot 9.3%
Taurus Cuisses 0 slots 8.7%
Taurus Plate 0 slots 6.1%


Note: Although items in Gold Chests are not dropped by this enemy, they can be obtained by using Riki's Yoink! ability.

Machina Sword II 3 slots 0%
Machina Staff II 3 slots 0%
Delay Blades 3 slots 0%
Unique Weapons
Machina Driver II 0%
Machina Blade II 0%
Unique Armours
Charge Gear 0%
Agrius Arms 0%
Agrius Greaves 0%