The wyrds can build proper robots, but humans have to put maheti in big armored houka suits. The “armored maheti” approach seems to be working, though.

I’m not entirely happy with the panel structure on this page: Anthem drops about 20 feet to another platform between panels 2 and 3, which isn’t shown clearly at all. The High Alchemist must have been a hell of a softball player in college because she sure can huck a fire potion.