Crystal Moai

Crystal Moai is the boss of stage 2 in Gradius NEO. It is also the boss in stage 4 in Gradius NEO Imperial.


Crystal Moai is a floating Moai made of crystal with a visible Core in its mouth. It lives in the wild just as some Zelos Forces are living in the wild.

Attack Patterns

Crystal Moai fires ion rings like a normal Moai and also fires a laser. You can only attack its weakpoint when Crystal Moai's mouth is open.

Gradius NEO Series
Characters/Ships Force ViperBig Core CustomLars Empire
Gradius NEO Bosses Satellite CoreCrystal MoaiGiganticOgre ShieldBig Core X 3Central Server
Gradius NEO Imperial Bosses Big CoreSatellite Core MK IIDeadalusCrystal MoaiGenocide Core
Other Bosses
Moai Big MoaiDogasVaifTwin VaifMoai DimensionAlpha/OmegaDogaltesMoai OrbArmored SaintCrystal Moai

Center CoreDemosDisruptBloody GateKeepers CoreEnigmaCrystal GustCliff CoreGunner WallCore ReactorKeeper's Core EXPlate CoreDr Venom/True Venom


Electronic CageCrabShadow GearShadow DancerSolClubRotating WallSpider WalkerElephant GearElectronic Cage MK2Crab Warlock

Other RecklessStrikerHeavy DuckerHydraGround SpiderCerberus