F-ZERO GX / AX [JAPAN] - Courses / Machines FAQ - Version 1.4
Created: July 25, 2003, Last Updated: August 5, 2003

Compiled by John Ricciardi
http://www.nokonoko.net

F-ZERO GX (C) 2003 Nintendo (C) AMUSEMENT VISION / SEGA, 2003
F-ZERO AX (C) 2003 Nintendo (C) AMUSEMENT VISION / SEGA, 2003

This Document (C) 2003 John Ricciardi. All Rights Reserved.

This is merely a list of courses and machines available in the Japanese
versions of F-ZERO GX and AX. Nothing more, nothing less. Nothing special!

NOTE: This list is based on the JAPANESE versions of F-ZERO GX and F-ZERO AX.
Any changes that were made for the overseas versions of these games (U.S.,
Europe, etc.) are beyond my control. Sorry!

CONTENTS:

1. UNLOCKING STUFF *UPDATED*
2. F-ZERO GX: MACHINES
3. F-ZERO AX: MACHINES
4. F-ZERO GX: COURSES
5. F-ZERO AX: COURSES
6. THANKS AND DISCLAIMER

REVISION HISTORY:

Version 1.4: Added a bunch of new info to the Unlocking Stuff section. Also 
fixed the names of a couple of AX courses.

Version 1.3: Updated the Unlocking Stuff section. New info on Sonic Oval, etc.

Version 1.2: Moved Dark Schneider over to the GX list (accidentally had him in
with the AX machines).

Version 1.1: Reformatted the machines lists, added the GX courses, and made a
new section for explaining how to unlock stuff.

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1. UNLOCKING STUFF

- DIAMOND CUP:
  
   Finish first on STANDARD or EXPERT in the RUBY, EMERALD and SAPPHIRE CUPs.

- MASTER CLASS:

   Finish first on EXPERT in the RUBY, EMERALD and SAPPHIRE CUPs.

- DARK SCHNEIDER (hidden machine - no relation to Peer):

   Finish all nine chapters in STORY MODE.

- BAHAMUT (special machine):

   Bring the license card that was packed in your F-ZERO GX package to the
   arcade and pop it in. You'll need to save your data to a GC Memory Card, of
   course. Bahamut is basically a core body useful for upgrading with parts
   you obtain at the shop. You can check out its data below in the F-ZERO AX:
   MACHINES section.
  
- AX COURSES (for use in GX): **UPDATED**

   Place first in an AX course in the arcade and then save your progress to
   your GC Memory Card. The next time you play GX, that course will be
   available to purchase at the Item Shop. Once opened, you can race these
   courses as part of the AX CUP in every mode aside from GRAND PRIX.

   NOTE: Placing first in MUTE CITY: SONIC OVAL will NOT unlock it in GX. See
   below for info on how to make it available in GX.

   OR........!!!

   Finish all four CUPs in GRAND PRIX mode on MASTER CLASS.

- AX MACHINES (for use in GX): **NEW**

   Simply choose any of the 10 AX machines as your racer in an AX game and
   finish the race. Doing so will allow you to purchase said racer at the
   GX Shop.

   OR........!!!

   Finish the GX STORY MODE chapters on VERY HARD difficulty. Although I have
   yet to personally confirm this, I've received dozens of e-mails about it
   from readers with far more patience and skill than I'll ever have, so I'll
   take their word for it. :)

- AX CUSTOM PARTS (for use in GX): **NEW**

   Purchase these from the AX Shop once you've accumulated enough Pilot
   Points to buy stuff. Pretty simple.

   OR........!!!

   Finish the GX STORY MODE chapters on HARD difficulty.

- AX CUP (in GRAND PRIX mode):

   Once you unlock all of the AX courses for play in GX (see above), you can
   play the AX Cup in GRAND PRIX mode as well. 

- MUTE CITY: SONIC OVAL (for use in GX):
   
   Place first in the AX CUP in GRAND PRIX mode (any difficulty) to unlock the
   final AX course, MUTE CITY: SONIC OVAL. This course is playable in every
   mode except for GRAND PRIX.

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2. F-ZERO GX: MACHINES

01 - RED GAZELLE            02 - WHITE CAT              03 - GOLDEN FOX

Weight: 1,330kg             Weight: 1,150kg             Weight: 1,420kg
Body:   E                   Body:   C                   Body:   D
Boost:  A                   Boost:  C                   Boost:  A
Grip:   C                   Grip:   A                   Grip:   D
Pilot:  Mighty Gazelle      Pilot:  Jody Summer         Pilot:  Dr. Stewart

04 - IRON TIGER             05 - FIRE STRINGRAY         06 - WILD GOOSE

Weight: 1,780kg             Weight: 1,960kg             Weight: 1,620kg
Body:   B                   Body:   A                   Body:   A
Boost:  D                   Boost:  D                   Boost:  B
Grip:   A                   Grip:   B                   Grip:   C
Pilot:  Baba                Pilot:  Samurai Goroh       Pilot:  Pico

07 - BLUE FALCON            08 - DEEP CLAW              09 - GREAT STAR

Weight: 1,260kg             Weight: 990kg               Weight: 1,870kg
Body:   B                   Body:   B                   Body:   E
Boost:  C                   Boost:  B                   Boost:  A
Grip:   B                   Grip:   C                   Grip:   D
Pilot:  Captain Falcon      Pilot:  Octoman             Pilot:  Mr. EAD

10 - LITTLE WYVERN          11 - MAD WOLF               12 - SUPER PIRANHA

Weight: 1,390kg             Weight: 1,490kg             Weight: 1,010kg
Body:   E                   Body:   B                   Body:   B
Boost:  B                   Boost:  B                   Boost:  C
Grip:   B                   Grip:   C                   Grip:   B
Pilot:  James McCloud       Pilot:  Billy               Pilot: Kate Allen

13 - DEATH ANCHOR           14 - ASTRO ROBIN            15 - BIG FANG

Weight: 1,620kg             Weight: 1,050kg             Weight: 1,520kg
Body:   E                   Body:   B                   Body:   B
Boost:  A                   Boost:  D                   Boost:  D
Grip:   C                   Grip:   A                   Grip:   A
Pilot:  Zoda                Pilot:  Jack Levin          Pilot:  Bio Rex

16 - SONIC PHANTOM          17 - GREEN PANTHER          18 - HYPER SPEEDER

Weight: 1,010kg             Weight: 2,060kg             Weight: 1,460kg
Body:   C                   Body:   A                   Body:   C
Boost:  A                   Boost:  B                   Boost:  C
Grip:   D                   Grip:   D                   Grip:   A
Pilot:  The Skull           Pilot:  Antonio Guster      Pilot:  Beastman

19 - SPACE ANGLER           20 - KING METEOR            21 - QUEEN METEOR

Weight: 910kg               Weight: 860kg               Weight: 1,140kg
Body:   C                   Body:   E                   Body:   E
Boost:  C                   Boost:  B                   Boost:  B
Grip:   A                   Grip:   B                   Grip:   B
Pilot:  Leon                Pilot:  Super Arrow         Pilot:  Mrs. Arrow

22 - TWIN NORITTA           23 - NIGHT THUNDER          24 - WILD BOAR

Weight: 780kg               Weight: 1,530kg             Weight: 2,110kg
Body:   E                   Body:   B                   Body:   A
Boost:  A                   Boost:  A                   Boost:  C
Grip:   C                   Grip:   E                   Grip:   C
Pilot:  Gomar & Shioh       Pilot:  Silver Neelson      Pilot:  Michael Chain

25 - BLOOD HAWK             26 - WONDER WASP            27 - MIGHTY TYPHOON

Weight: 1,170kg             Weight: 900kg               Weight: 950kg
Body:   B                   Body:   D                   Body:   C
Boost:  A                   Booost: A                   Boost:  A
Grip:   E                   Grip:   D                   Grip:   D
Pilot:  Blood Falcon        Pilot:  John Tanaka         Pilot:  Draq

28 - MIGHTY HURRICANE       29 - CRAZY BEAR             30 - BLACK BULL

Weight: 1,780kg             Weight: 2,220kg             Weight: 2,340kg
Body:   E                   Body:   A                   Body:   A
Boost:  B                   Boost:  B                   Boost:  E
Grip:   B                   Grip:   E                   Grip:   A
Pilot:  Roger Buster        Pilot:  Dr. Clash           Pilot:  Black Shadow

HM - DARK SCHNEIDER

Weight: 2,080kg
Body:   A
Boost:  B
Grip:   D
Pilot:  Deathborn  

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3. F-ZERO AX: MACHINES

31 - FAT SHARK              32 - COSMIC DOLPHIN         33 - PINK SPIDER
 
Weight: 2,490kg             Weight: 900kg               Weight: 1,100kg
Body:   A                   Body:   E                   Body:   C
Boost:  B                   Boost:  A                   Boost:  C
Grip:   E                   Grip:   C                   Grip:   A
Pilot:  Don Genie           Pilot:  Digi Boy            Pilot:  Dai-San-Gen

34 - MAGIC SEAGULL          35 - SILVER RAT             36 - SPARK MOON

Weight: 1,330kg             Weight: 880kg               Weight: 1,620kg
Body:   B                   Body:   D                   Body:   B
Boost:  A                   Boost:  A                   Boost:  C
Grip:   E                   Grip:   D                   Grip:   B
Pilot:  Spade               Pilot:  Dai Goroh           Pilot:  Princia Ramode

37 - BUNNY FLASH            38 - GROOVY TAXI            39 - ROLLING TURTLE

Weight: 1,414kg             Weight: 1,280kg             Weight: 999kg
Body:   D                   Body:   B                   Body:   A
Boost:  B                   Boost:  D                   Boost:  D
Grip:   A                   Grip:   B                   Grip:   B
Pilot:  Lily Flyer          Pilot:  PJ                  Pilot:  QQQ

40 - RAINBOW PHOENIX        SM - BAHAMUT

Weight: 1,080kg             Weight: 1,770kg
Body:   B                   Body:   B
Boost:  B                   Boost:  D
Grip:   C                   Grip:   A
Pilot:  Phoenix             Pilot:  N/A

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4. F-ZERO GX: COURSES                      DIFFICULTY

RUBY CUP

01 - MUTE CITY: TWIST ROAD                 *

02 - VEGAS PALACE: SPLIT OVAL              *

03 - SAND OCEAN: SURFACE SLIDE             **

04 - LIGHTNING: LOOP CROSS                 ***

05 - AEROPOLIS: MULTIPLEX                  ****

SAPPHIRE CUP

01 - BIG BLUE: DRIFT HIGHWAY               **

02 - PORT TOWN: AERO DIVE                  **

03 - GREEN PLANT: MOBIUS RING              ***

04 - PORT TOWN: LONG PIPE                  ***

05 - MUTE CITY: SERIAL GAPS                ****

EMERALD CUP

01 - FIRE FIELD: CYLINDER KNOT             **

02 - GREEN PLANT: INTERSECTION             ***

03 - VEGAS PALACE: DOUBLE BRANCHES         ***

04 - LIGHTNING: HALF PIPE                  ****

05 - BIG BLUE: ORDEAL                      *****

DIAMOND CUP

01 - COSMO TERMINAL: TRIDENT               ***

02 - SAND OCEAN: LATERAL SHIFT             ****

03 - FIRE FIELD: UNDULATION                ****

04 - AEROPOLIS: DRAGON SLOPE               *****

05 - PHANTOM ROAD: SLIM-LINE SLITS         ******

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5. F-ZERO AX: COURSES                      DIFFICULTY

01 - MUTE CITY: SONIC OVAL                 *

02 - AEROPOLIS: SCREW DRIVE                **

03 - OUTER SPACE: METEOR STREAM            ***

04 - PORT TOWN: CYLINDER WAVE              ****

05 - LIGHTNING: THUNDER ROAD               *****

06 - GREEN PLANT: SPIRAL                   ******

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6. THANKS AND DISCLAIMER

Special thanks to the following fine folks for confirming and providing some
of the information used in this FAQ:

- Andrew "sk1px0r" Pfister
- kaerukun from the GameFAQs boards
- Everyone who mailed in with info on unlocking AX stuff w/o having to
  actually play AX (far too many to list).

(C) 2003 John Ricciardi. May not be reproduced or redistributed under any
circumstances without the permission of the author (that's me). Intended for
use on GameFAQs.com. I don't plan on posting it anywhere else, so please don't
ask me if you can. :)

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