The Zelos class ships are flagships of the Bacterians. They have the most provided protection for the hive minds where they command the Bacterian armies.

The green fortress Vic Viper flies to is Xaerous although this version didn't appear in-game until Gradius II


The first Xearous

Sometimes they are thought as organisms due to having Hive Minds as their brains.


Zelos Fortress

A fleet of Zelos Class Battleships

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