A weapon of enormous destructive
power possessed by the UN military
and the JSSDF
. Variations of this weapon include: N² mines
, N² depth charges
, N² air charges, N² bombs
, etc. In episode 25', when Shigeru Aoba
worried about the possible use of BC weapon
s, Makoto Hyuuga
replied that N ² weapons were to be equally feared.
Source: The End of Evangelion : Glossary contained within The End of Evangelion - Theatrical Program.
Please note that the '2' in N2 is in superscript, as in 'N²', in the original program, however to ease the discovery of this write-up the node title is listed as simply N2.
It is not clear what the N² stands for. It could stand for Non-Nuclear
, as an N² Weapon has the destructive power of a nuclear bomb
without the radiation