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Super Robot Wars 64 (Sūpā Robotto Taisen Rokujūyon) is a strategy role-playing game for the Nintendo 64. Released in October 1999, this is the only entry for the Nintendo 64. Notorious for having loads and loads of stages, a rather complex branching system, and many original mecha the Shadow-Mirror would base theirs off of (or outright use).

Series in Super Robot Wars 64 (Debuting entries are in bold)



Tropes that this game has

  • Adapted Out: Despite Stardust Memory's plot still being involved, both the GP-01 and GP-01 FB are not in the game, thus forcing Kou Uraki to pilot other Universal Century mobile suits before getting the GP-03.
  • Attack Drone: The Sazabi and Qubeley's Funnels, Geymalk's Macro Funnels, Nu Gundam's Fin Funnels, Rose Gundam's Rose Bits, Soldifar's Bit Gun and Ashcleef's Splash Breaker.
  • Char Clone: The trope is taken to logical conclusion when Zechs works with Neo Zeon and Char Aznable to start the colony drop of Axis.
  • Colony Drop: The Devil Gundam fuses with Axis to create Devil Axis, which threatens to crash into Earth.
  • Combination Attack: The ability to unlock special attacks by placing specific units adjacent to each other is 64's major gameplay contribution to the series.
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  • Combining Mecha: Getter Robo, Zambot 3, GP-03 Dendrobium Orchis, Godmars, Dancougar, Simurgh Splendid, Super Earthgain, and Combattler V.
  • Crapsack World: Earth was taken over by the Muge Zolbados Empire.
  • Deadly Upgrade: Hyper Leprachaun and Hyper Galava.
  • Demonic Invaders: The Mycenae Empire and 100 Demons Empire.
  • Demoted to Extra: GoShogun, Zambot 3, Vigna Ghina, the F91 Gundam, EZ-8 Gundam, Apsalas II and their respective pilots are the only characters that show up from their respective series. Daitarn 3 at least gets its supporting characters.)
  • Dual Wielding: The Simurgh Splendid and the Gundam Sandrock.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Emperor Muge Zolbados.
  • The Empire: Muge Empire and the Milky Way Empire.
  • Enemy Civil War: Treize defects from the OZ/Titans alliance and creates his own faction. Drake, the Black Knight and Todd also defect from Byston Well.
  • Extremity Extremist: Vyrose.
  • Fairy Companion: Cham Hau.
  • Feather Flechettes: The Simurgh and the Simurgh Splendid.
  • Fish out of Water: According to Katz, Brad rarely goes outside of his training method, so he gets awkward in normal situations.
  • Game-Breaking Bug: If the Player takes a real robot hero and chooses the Oz road, the player will be unable to use the Daitarn 3 for the remainder of the game. Good for the villains you gotta fight, bad for you because...well, you're a Super Robot short now and since Daitarn 3 is likely pertinent to the plot of 64, the game likely becomes Unwinnable as a result.
  • Glass Cannon: Dunbine and Billbine.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Gale, Aina, Kyral Mekirel, Todd, Rose, Marg, Aina Sahalin, Elpe Puru, Puru 2, Mashmyre, Kyara, Rosamie, Four and Allenby if you meet the requirements to unlock them.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Musashi sacrifices himself to take down Avi Ru.
  • Hot Wings: The Elblus.
  • Karmic Death: Shapiro Keats gets one at the hands of the woman he used and abandoned.
  • Mid-Season Upgrade: Dijeh SE-R to Gundam Mk-III if the player takes a certain route to Nu Gundam for Amuro. Getter Robo to Getter Robo G to Shin Getter Robo for the Getter Team. Svanhild to Rathgrith Custom. Soldifar to Ashcleef. Gundam mk-II to Zeta Gundam for Kamille.
  • The Ojou: Relena Darlian/Peacecraft and Manami Hamill.
  • Old Save Bonus: The player has access to theGoShogun, Zambot 3, Vigna Ghina and the F91 Gundam, provided they have played Super Robot Wars Link Battler.
  • Physical God: Zul.
  • Power Gives You Wings: Wing Zero Custom and the Simurgh Splendid.
  • Precision-Guided Boomerang: The Simurgh and Simurgh Splendid.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Brad and Katz.
  • Sphere of Destruction: Stoner Sunshine and Bloody Howling.
  • Sprite/Polygon Mix: In a first for the series, battle animations utilize fully-3D backdrops. However, mecha are still rendered using static 2D sprites.
  • Spiritual Successor: The mecha in this game would be revamped into the Mecha from Super Robot Wars Advance.
  • Transforming Mecha: Zeta Gundam, Ashcleef, Double Zeta Gundam, Getter Robo and Combattler V.
  • Tyke-Bomb: Allenby, Puru, Four and Rosamia.
  • Vichy Earth
  • Villain Team-Up: The Titans decide to throw their lot in with the Organization of the Zodiac, while Neo Zeon allies itself with Prime Minister Wong.