Awarded to only the most battle-hardened knights and reFrame pilots, the silver-plated Paragon reFrame is a heavily improved version of the AL-MXRITTER. Overall battle performance has been improved with a special emphasis was given to thrust capacity, allowing the Paragon to swiftly close in and engage opponents in melee combat where these units truly excel. As with its predecessor, it is equipped with the PA-LNCPRGN. an improved and deadlier polearm that first skewers opponents then shreds them to bits with the side blades, and the SH-DIAMDNX, a diamond-shaped shield that is well balanced and offers superior deflection both in CCQ.