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Ro-Shi is a boss Unit in NieR: Automata

Description Edit

A multi-legged, Goliath class machine lifeform. This unit is equipped with a firearm unit for long-range combat, while its white body is covered in mysterious black symbols.

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Notes Edit

  • This unit is encountered during 17-07.
  • A high powered variant of the previous multi-legged machine Boku-Shi.
  • The players perspective will constantly switch from 9S to A2 as she takes on her own Goliath-class enemy (Ko-Shi).
  • Ro-Shi will unleash new attacks once a health threshold is met. This will happen several times throughout the fight.
  • Throughout the encounter, many basic units such as the Small Flyer will also try to kill the player.
  • This boss is a reference to 老子, a Chinese philosopher.
Attacks
Stage 1
  • Large array of frontal cone energy projectiles.
  • Tracking missiles.
Stage 2
  • Large array of frontal cone energy projectiles.
  • Tracking missiles.
  • Small Linked-sphere type: Drill-equipped machines are ejected out in rapid succession in a stabbing motion.
Stage 3
  • Large array of frontal cone energy projectiles.
  • Tracking missiles.
  • Deadly high powered lasers performed while rapidly spinning.
  • Huge area slam attacks.