- "Women are only stronger, if their in the IS itself. Those outside, are just as vulnerable as guys against an IS"
- —Cody Cuidightheach
Cody Cuidightheach (also called Tony Stark) is one of the two only males to be able to pilot an IS and is the central character in the Tales Series. He is the IS Representative Candidate for Australia. Over time, he befriended Ichika Orimura, Charlotte Dunois, and Honne Nohotoke. His Personal IS is the Cuidightheach.
Early Life & Childhood
Infinite Stratos & Abilities
Being selected as the IS Representative Candidate of Australia shows how skillful he is with the IS. Being able to pilot a IS as well gifts him the capacity of training in the AIS under Samuel Hayden, and other Australian IS pilots. Due to his vast intellect, and his quick reaction and judgmental capabilities, he was selected for the 6th Generation Test and became the IS pilot for Cuidightheach. His skill in the hyper-sonic IS was so impressive and in sync, he was already 2nd-3rd shifts in under 2 minutes. Due to his great synchronization, Samuel placed limiters on the IS shifts, requiring conditions for it to shift. While he is able to enter 1st shift at will, to which is basically 3rd-4th generation-level IS, he demonstrated excellent maneuvering capabilities, and evasive action during combat. He is also highly intuitive in judging a action or body movement, analyzing, he is able to use the required weapon he IS has to get the job done. In fact, while Ichika's defeat of an IS instructor is not technically a "defeat", he has actually defeated 1 IS instructor with the Uchigane IS.
Abilities & Skills
After he was found during the end of World War III by Samuel Hayden, he was trained by Australian Defence Force, specifically the Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Army. Being taught close-quarters combat, and aviation at a young age. He has proven to be a excellent jet pilot, and a expert infantry unit. He was in numerous gun exercises, and physical exercise. Even Laura Bodewig, a expert close-quarters combat herself, is rather impress with his skill and aptitude.
- Super-Genius Intellect: Cody has scored a IQ of 400, the highest IQ in human history. He is able to easily learn new techniques, and was able to memorized the entire Reference Book with relative ease, thus suspecting he has Photographic Memory.
- Cody feels that the female IS representatives actions and behavior towards Ichika is rather childish, and he feels disappointed that they seem to attack, and ridicule him over the most stupidest, and most unbecoming things, to which are the fault of the girls themselves, but blames Ichika. He feels that they shouldn't be representatives due to how they behave.
- Cody is seen as one of the most smartest individuals in the world, ranked as number 3, just be hide Tabane Shinonono who is ranked 2nd.
- Cody is seen as this worlds Tony Stark by many Marvel fans.
- Marvel Comics appears in Infinite Stratos: The Pilots.