This unusual mobile suit is a prototype left over from the One Year War, and

employed by renegade Zeons during their attack on the Federation's Torrington

base. The Xamel is essentially a mobile gun platform, able to hover at high

speeds thanks to the jet engines housed in its legs and skirt armor. Its tandem

cockpit houses two people - a pilot to operate the mobile suit itself, and a

gunner to fire its massive long-range cannon. While the Xamel is virtually

helpless in close combat, it proves supremely effective at long-range