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Mechon M72 are Mechon in Xenoblade Chronicles. They appear at level 5 during the Mechon raid on Colony 9. They respawn but only during this raid attack in the Commercial District, Residential District, Military District, and just outside the Main Entrance of Colony 9.

There are three other versions of this Mechon M72, a story exclusive variant fought during the second story event battle at Central Plaza, another story exclusive variant fought during the third story event battle at the Main Entrance, and a story exclusive variant fought during the prologue event in Sword Valley.



Art Attribute Multiplier Hits Range Effect Knockback Blowdown/Daze
Eating One ITalent (Physical)2.8 – 3.01-Max HP Down--
Break ScrewPhysical3.3 – 3.51----
Hard AttackPhysical3.3 – 3.51--Yes (1)-

† = It has not yet been confirmed whether this enemy uses Eating One I, Break Screw, and Hard Attack.


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


Mechon M72

Mechon M72

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



Wood 79.2%
Silver 19.8%
Gold 1%

Wood chests will contain 1 or 2 items from the "Wood" table.
Silver chests will contain 2 items from the "Silver" table and 1 from the "Wood" table.
Gold chests will contain 2 items from the "Gold" table, and 1 from each of the "Silver" and "Wood" tables.


Broken Part M 67.7%
Genuine Plate 32.3%


Strength Up I Fire 35.7%
Muscle Up I Earth 35.7%
Light Driver 2 slots 3%
Light Driver 1 slot 2.5%
Soldier Pike 1 slot 1.7%
Light Bottoms 1 slot 7.4%
Caravan Gear 1 slot 5.6%
Regnas Gauntlets 1 slot 4.9%
Regnas Gear 1 slot 3.5%


Million Driver 3 slots 16.7%
Light Driver 3 slots 8.3%
Unique Weapons
Crusher 16.7%
Rag Bone Hammer 8.3%
Unique Armours
Court Leggings 14.9%
Graft Gauntlets 14.2%
Messenger Shoes 12.5%
Steady Greaves 8.4%


  • 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.
  • During the Mechon attack on Colony 9, a Mechon M72 is seen eating a Homs resident from the victim's point of view.
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