AI VS Mode is a feature in R-Type Final that allows pilots to set up automated battles between two R-Craft. Different kinds of strategies can be implemented and customized, and craft have a health bar. Running simulations here doesn't have any impact on the story of Final, and is more of a mini-game feature.
The AI VS Mode features the AI Setting, Battles, Championship and many more. Players are only allowed to change the AI settings for the ships, up to 8 AIs can be customized.
In this mode, players must advance up to 5 classes started from the lowest, each class has the 4 opponent ships that needed to beat. Each battle from the ship requires two wins in order to complete the battle. Below here are the classes available with the ship opponents:
Novice Class I. R-9A Arrowhead II. R-9D2 Morning Star III. R-9ER2 Unchained Silence IV. R-9B3 Sleipnir Normal Class V. R-9WB Happy Days VI. RX-10 Albatross VII. R-9A4 Wave Master VIII. R-9AD3 King's Mind Upper Class IX. TP-2 POW Armor X. R-13A Cerberus XI. R-9SK2 Dominions XII. R-9DH3 Concert Master High Class XIII. B-1D Bydo System Alpha XIV. TL-2A Achilleus XV. R-9Leo2 Leo II XVI. OF-1 Daedalus Champion XVII. R-902 Ragnarok II