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Mini Caterpillar

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MSAUnit Mini Caterpillar
Mini Caterpillar
Rarity
MSA rarity Rare
Faction
MSD faction Independent 24px Independent
AP cost
MSA dot II 160
MSA dot III 152
MSA dot IV 144
MSA dot V 136
Optimal range
Medium
Traits
Stun
Counter
Playable since
1.15.0
In-Game Description
"An insect that's gotten smsaller as it mutated and mutated again. But even though it's small it moves with intense speed."

The Mini Caterpillar is a playable unit in Metal Slug Attack. Parts are currently available during Independent-only Event Cranks.

It is essentially a winded down version of its gigantic counterpart, so it costs less AP and has weaker stats.

However, one of the most notable differences between the mini and giant caterpillar is the mini caterpillar's ability to react to knockback attacks. Any attack that causes it to be knocked back once MSA Skill small + 3 is unlocked results in the caterpillar responding back by throwing out maggots with stun capability. This means against units like the Subway, the caterpillar will be knocked back constantly and will produce many maggots to stun enemies.

Like the giant caterpillar, if the mini caterpillar is killed with MSA Skill small + 4 unlocked, it explodes and releases maggots with stun capability.

When placed in a deck with its giant counterpart, they form the "March of Caterpillar" team, lowering their AP costs by 10%.

Attacks

Long Range

Attribute grenade Acid bubbles (Spread) - Reveals its mouth and shoots out spores at the enemy.

Special

Attribute grenade Stampede (Spread) - Rushes at enemies and runs them over.

Counter (MSA Skill small + 3 required)

Attribute grenade Maggots (Spread) - Scatters 4 Maggots when knocked back.

Final (MSA Skill small + 4 required)

Attribute grenade Maggots (Spread) - Scatters 8 Maggots when destroyed.

Stats

Health Attribute Resistance
Lvl MSA dot I MSA dot II MSA dot III MSA dot IV MSA dot V Attribute pistol
Kinetic
MSA resistance 1-Increased Increased
1 8000 8800 9680 10648 11712
10 12000 13200 14520 15972 17569 Attribute grenade
Explosive
MSA resistance 1-Increased Increased
20 16000 17600 19360 21296 23425
30 20000 22000 24200 26620 29282 Attribute fire
Incendiary
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
40 24000 26400 29040 31944 35138
50 28000 30800 33880 37268 40994 * HP might be increased by skills / items or buffs

Skills

MSA item I Handgun.38 MSA item I Armor Piercer MSA item I Frog MSA Skill small + Strengthen Weapon

Strengthen all attack power by 10% (+0.5% each level).

MSA item I Shoes MSA item I Battery MSA item I Carrot

MSA item II Shotgun MSA item II Thunder Cloud MSA item II Poo MSA Skill small + Strengthen Armor

HP will increase by 10% (+0.5% each level).

MSA item II Pigeon MSA item II Diploma MSA item II Chicken

MSA item III Super Grenade MSA item III Stone MSA item III Medicine MSA Skill small + Spread Poison Bugs

Sends out poison bugs when knocked back.

Whenever an enemy hits one, there is a 10% (+0.5% each level) chance that the enemy will be stunned.

MSA item III Diet Pill MSA item III Heart Key MSA item III Dumpling

MSA item IV Big Shotgun MSA item IV Red Pepper MSA item IV Bird's Nest MSA Skill small + Venomous Maggot Rampage

Scatters poisonous insects when destroyed.
When poisonous insects hit, there is a 10% (+0.5% each level) chance that the enemy will be stunned.

MSA item IV Emblem (White) MSA item IV Magic Lamp MSA item IV Pig

MSA item V Thunder Shot MSA item V Battery MSA item V Holy Water
MSA item V Emblem (Blue) MSA item V Golden Bat MSA item V Apple Barrel
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