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Cell is the tenth and final stage in Gradius III (SNES). This stage is exclusive to the snes version.


This organic area first start with couple of Tentacles enemies the player has to deal with, then followed by a section filled with Amoebas appearing from the organic background and some Sparugs enemies. In the last section, the player will need to pass through a big regenerating wall leading to the lair where the final boss, Bacterian awaits it.




Description Audio
Theme of Air Battle - Departure for Space (SNES)
Theme of Cell stage - Uncharted Territory.
Theme of final boss - Last Struggle Bacterion.
Theme of Gradius III ending - Return to the Star.
Gradius III
Ships Vic Viper
Stages DesertBubble ZoneVolcanic PlanetHigh Speed DimensionMoai ZoneCell PlanetProminence PlanetPlant PlanetCrystal ZoneBoss RushMechanical Base
SNES exclusive stages High Speed ZoneFortressCell
Bosses GoliathBubble EyeGodreiBig Core MK IIIDogasVaifTwin Vaif (SNES) • GregolWyvernVulture DragonChoking WeedLizard CoreBeacon (SNES) • TetranCovered CoreBig Core MK IICrystal CoreDeath MK IIDellinger CoreDisruptShadow GearShadow Gear MK II (SNES) • Big CoreGolemBacterian