Cell is the sixth stage in Gradius.
The Vic Viper must shoot its way through the crystal-like growth and fend off the Amoebas as there are more bullets to dodge than usual. There is not a Sub Boss in this level.
The Boss in Cell Stage is Nucleus. The strategy to beat this organic enemy is to stay to the very left and up a little bit so the Vic Viper will be in a position to where its options will shot the bullets away for it and shoot at the center until Nucleus is destroyed.
- Kanimu Hatch
- This level and the last stage are the only ones in Gradius Arcade where the player does not fight a Big Core. Also, Cell is the only stage in the Arcade version which does not have a Sub Boss (the NES version has two levels without Sub Bosses).
|Stages||Stage 1 • Stage 2 • Stage 3 • Stage 4 • PC-E Exclusive Stage • Stage 5 • Stage 6 • Stage 7|
|Sub Bosses||Volcano • Zub Rush • Mother and Child • Iron Maiden • Tentacle Golem • Electronic Cage|
|Bosses||Big Core • Cell Nucleus • Xaerous Brain|