While not being able to provide enough penetration power to defeat heavy armor, these rockets are highly explosive and are very effective against masses of infantry. The rockets partially aim for the nearest foes, then explode on contact. It also had another version which fires bigger rockets that do more damage.
A Rocket Launcher normally gives out 30 ammo from Metal Slug to Metal Slug 5.
|Metal Slug 6||Easy||20||20||20||30||10||20||X|
|Metal Slug 6||Hard||10||10||10||15||5||10||X|
|Metal Slug 7/XX||Beginner||60||60||60||90||30||60||72|
|Metal Slug 7/XX||Normal/Hard||30||30||30||45||15||30||36|
- The Rocket Launcher will chase enemies like the Enemy Chaser when used while the player is in fat state.
The announcer in the background is known to mispronounce the words, and says something similar to "rocket lawnchair" humorously. It resembles a bad impression of California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Here's the proof:
|Standard||Handgun (Murder .50AE | Murder Model-1915 .38 Mk.1Am) | AR-10 | M-3685 | M60|
|Limited||Heavy Machine Gun | Rocket Launcher | Flame Shot | Shotgun | Laser Gun | Special Shot | Grenade Gun | Iron Lizard | Super Grenade | Enemy Chaser | Drop Shot | Two Machine Guns | Zantetsu Sword | Thunder Shot | Machine Gun | Missile Pod | Sniper Rifle|
|Bombs||Grenade | Fire Bomb | Stone | Earring Bomb | Smoke Bomb | Monolith | Snowball|
|Melee||Knife | Tonfa | Hatchet | Tomahawk | Punching Glove | Stun Gun | Wrench | Vulcan Punch | Argentine Backbreaker | Moon Slasher|
|Other||AA Machine Gun | Thunder Cloud | Mobile Satellite|