Second Gear Showdown!
Review · Transcript
Blogger · Wordpress · Tumblr
Reddit · Forum
Zoids Wild - 29 - English.png
Second Gear Showdown!
Dub Second Gear Showdown!
Name Translation Shock! Second Gear!
Japanese Name 驚愕!セカンドギア
Romanization Kyōgaku! Sekandogia
Japanese Opening Sky Flight
Japanese Ending Speed Up
English Opening TBA
English Ending TBA
Season Zoids: Wild
Episode (season) 029 (Zoids: Wild)
Episode (series) 029 (Wild series)
Episode (lifetime) 198 (Zoids)
Japanese Airdate January 26, 2019
English Airdate October 01, 2020 (Netflix)
Previous The Lone Wolf!
Next Maintenance Mayhem!

Second Gear Showdown! is the twenty-ninth episode of Zoids: Wild. It first aired in Japan on January 26, 2019.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The episode begins at the fight between Arashi and Apex.

Both use their Wild Blasts, and as Arashi attacks with King of the Claw, the Hunter Wolf responds with speed, it easily dodges the attack and out manoeuvres the Wild Liger. Arashi, however, has trained against speed, and uses the King of Claw Spiral. This takes Apex off-guard, but he still manages to dodge.

Arashi is amazed by Apex's skill, and genuinely happy about their fight. Abruptly, Apex disengages and leaves. It turns out, that in the past, Apex had met Quade. Arashi's actions had reminded Apex of Quade.

Elsewhere, Drake heads to their location at high speed. Eventually, the others make camp along with and at daybreak Drake arrives (just after Apex leaves). Drake uses surprise to disable all but the Liger. The ground is unstable and as Arashi and Drake fight, Arashi is left at a disadvantage. Apex returns and helps fight Drake. At this point Drake mentions that Quade is dead. This causes Apex to activate his "Second Gear" and does another Wild Blast technique. The pack on the Wolf's back fires beams in all directions, and wins the fight.

Drake, bleeding from the mouth, tries to get back on his GilRaptor, but it refuses. Its own force of will disengages the Death Blast and the Zoid shuts down. The others escape.

At the end of the episode, Arashi gives Apex a Freedom badge.

Post-credits is a short bit with Numb-Lock.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Title Cards[edit | edit source]

Screenshots[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

Anime episode list
Zoids: Chaotic Century
Guardian Force
1 (35)2 (36)3 (37)4 (38)5 (39)6 (40)7 (41)8 (42)9 (43)10 (44)11 (45)12 (46)13 (47)14 (48)15 (49)16 (50)17 (51)18 (52)19 (53)20 (54)21 (55)22 (56)23 (57)24 (58)25 (59)26 (60)27 (61)28 (62)29 (63)30 (64)31 (65)32 (66)33 (67)
Zoids: New Century
Zoids: Fuzors
Zoids: Genesis
Zoids: Wild
Zoids: Wild ZERO
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.