The Cancer Vertex is a creature created by the Heavenly Gods to oppose Shinju and humanity, and the third Vertex the Year-300 Heroes encounter. It is based on the constellation Cancer, the Crab.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At most 6-C
Name: Cancer Vertex
Origin: Yuki Yuna is a Hero
Classification: Vertex, Creation, Enemy of humanity
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Flight, Attack Reflection, Instinctive Reaction via its soul, Regeneration (Mid quickly, High-Mid with a couple minutes), Large Size (Type 1, around 25 meters), Resistance to Mind, Empathic, Memory, Willpower, Morality, Disease, Fear, Poison and Pain Manipulation
Attack Potency: At most Island level (On par with Yuna Takashima's Ichimokuren, a 50-gigaton attack. The Cancer Vertex is however not primarily focused on offense)
Speed: Likely Hypersonic+ (On par with Heroes and other Vertexes), much Slower movement speed
Lifting Strength: Unknown
Striking Strength: Unknown
Stamina: Infinite until it's destroyed
Range: Tens of meters in melee
Standard Equipment: None notable
Weaknesses: Vulnerable to sealing rituals and techniques
Fans: The Cancer Vertex has 6 large fan-like shields that can block blunt attacks, reflect projectiles and be used to slam and smack enemies. When used together, they can even block a Mankai-Hero's full blunt attack.
Soul: Cancer's soul is located inside its red head. Upon emerging, it will instinctively react and dodge any and every attack, dashing a short distance in a single direction. It can still be destroyed with a well-placed AOE attack.