The status panel is displayed at the lower part of the screen, and shows the following information:
- Pulse cannon status. Collected pieces are illuminated. Flashes when pulse cannon ammunition is low.
- Graphic of key obtained.
- Green meter for JASON submersible battery power remaining. Turns red when power is low.
- Green meter for air remaining. Turns red when air is low.
- Blue meter for shield remaining. Turns red when shield is low.
- Current score collected.
- Number of lives remaining.
- Messages are displayed at the bottom of the status panel.
- Red meter for boss health remaining is displayed at the lower right of the gameplay screen, above the status panel.