Jet (Robobot Armor)

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Robobot Jet Mode
Robobot Jet.png
Official artwork of Robobot Armor Jet Mode
Details
Debut Game Kirby: Planet Robobot
Type(s) Unlimited use
Obtained from Capsule J3
Power(s) Transforms the Robobot Armor into a jet.
Comparable to Jet (source ability)
Landia (Another Dimension)
Starship
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Jet Mode is one of the Robobot Armor modes.

Overview[edit]

Screenshot from Kirby: Planet Robobot

The Jet Mode transforms Kirby's mech into a free-flying jet with loads of missiles and gatling ammunition. When acquiring this mode, the armor flies off into a separate area of the stage and is controlled in a side-scrolling shooter style, moving automatically to the right. When this concludes, the armor crashes, and is not usable again.

Moveset[edit]

Jet Mode Moveset
Skill Button Execution Description Base Power
Frequent Fire
(ジェットガトリング
Jet Gatling)
B
The armor fires bullets from the gatling gun.
  • Can be fired rapidly by tapping B, or fired in in a 3-shot burst by holding B.
80
Missile Salvo
(バスタードミサイル
Buster Missile)
Hold B a little longer, and then release
The armor fires 3 missiles with orange warheads in different directions:
  • 2 front missiles from the side launchers, one to above and one to below;
  • 1 back missile from the tail.

The charge time is about one burst of Frequent Fire.

320
Missile Spread
(かくさんバスタードミサイル
Spread Buster Missile)
Hold B even longer, and then release
The armor fires 4 missiles in different directions:
  • 1 front missile with a big red warhead from the head launcher;
  • 2 front missiles with orange warheads from the side launchers like Missile Salvo;
  • 1 back missile from the tail.

The charge time is about two bursts of Frequent Fire.

520 (front red)
320 (front orange)
400 (back)
Flip Flight
(3Dジグザグジェット
3D Zigzag Jet)
A/L/R
The armor flies ahead into enemies while invincible like Landia's Spiral Dragon attack. 400

Boss Battles[edit]

The Jet Mode must be used during the boss battles with with C.O.G.S. and Core Kabula. Against these bosses, Missile Salvo has a higher DPS than Missile Spread.

Jet Mode Boss HP
Stage C.O.G.S.
(top to bottom)
Core Kabula
Resolution Road - Stage 2
  • 5250
  • 5100
  • 8250
  • 5100
  • 5250
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Gigabyte Grounds - Stage 4
  • 3410
  • 3310
  • 5360
  • 3310
  • 3410
16000
The Arena
  • 3930
  • 3820
  • 6180
  • 3820
  • 3930
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The True Arena
  • 2550
  • 2480
  • 4020
  • 2480
  • 2550
12000
Notes:
  • Jet Mode's actual damage to C.O.G.S. = Base Power
  • Jet Mode's actual damage to Core Kabula = Base Power × 0.95

Trivia[edit]

  • Unlike most other modes, this one cannot be discarded.
  • The Jet Armor greatly resembles a Capsule J2.
  • According to a Robobot Armor pop quiz, the Jet Mode cannot be used to fly back to Dream Land[1]. This is likely because it tends to crash after a short time in use.

References