The Infected Statue is the boss of stage 1 in Gradius: The Interstellar Assault. It has two heads but you must destroy the head on the bottom and then destroy the top head in order to defeat this boss.

Attack Pattern

Infected Statue fires bullets patterns from the bottom head. Players have to destroy the bottom head first. After that, the top head rips off, and explodes to reveal a mouth like monster. It roars and attatches itself to where the bottom head was. Now, along with the bullet pattern, it will screech and bite at you. After you destroy that, the top of the statue crumbles, and you fly through the hole on be captured by the Coreship.

Appears In

Game Boy Gradius games
Ships Vic ViperCoreship
Nemesis (Game Boy) Bosses VolcanoSuper Big CoreZub RushCrawlerMaru MaruStrikerIron Maiden MK 2RecklessMother Computer Z
Gradius: The Interstellar Assault Bosses Infected StatueCore ReactorVolcano CoreKeeper's Core EXGuardian CoreEscape Ship