In the battle with Melchio's renewed form, this mechanical figure first clung to Michele like a scared puppy as she lay on the ground. However, when she tossed it off her and cursed its cowardice, it must have damaged its limiting circuits, for the machine soon transformed into a formidable weapon bent on destroying their enemy. Detecting that their foe was wielding an incredible destructive force of its own, Duel-SGX activated a hidden program. This time it wasn't following orders. It was acting on its own volition, its desire to protect its friends.