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Mechon M72 (story2)

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For the other variants, see Mechon M72 (story1), Mechon M72 (normal), and Mechon M72 (Sword Valley).
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Mechon M72          
Area(s) Colony 9 (Main Entrance)  
Type Mechon Level(s) 6  
Respawn No Movement Type Ground  
Detection Type Sight Kindred No  
View Angle 100° View Distance 15 M  
EXP 36 AP 25  
Spawn Time Story event, during the attack on Colony 9  

The Mechon M72 is a story exclusive Mechon in Xenoblade Chronicles. It appears at level 6 during the Mechon raid on Colony 9. It is fought only during the third story event battle at the Main Entrance. It does not drop any Treasure Chest, does not grant any EXP or AP for defeating them.

There are three other versions of this Mechon M72, another story exclusive variant fought in the Central Plaza, a normal variant, and a story exclusive variant fought during the prologue event in Sword Valley.


HP Strength Ether Agility Double Attack Rate Critical Hit Rate Physical Defence % Ether Defence % Defence Direction
3,000 144 85 20 5% 5% 0% 0% -


Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Break ScrewPhysical3.3 - 3.51Single---


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


This enemy drops no chests, and carries no items which can be stolen.


Mechon M72

Mechon M72

The Mechon M72 has very similar appearances to Mechon M63 with the exception of the bulky, bulb-like extension on its arm instead of a rotating claw.


  • In cutscenes, Mechon M72 are the general variety seen, and seem to be one of the main "shock troops" of the Mechon race. However, in actual gameplay terms, players are usually more likely to face Mechon M63 instead.

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