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MSAUnit Yoshino
Yoshino
Rarity
MSA rarity Super Rare
Faction
MSD faction Ptolemaic Army 24px Ptolemaic Army
AP cost
MSA dot III 350
MSA dot IV 315
MSA dot V 280
Optimal range
Short
Traits
Knockback
Evasion
Playable since
1.16.1
In-Game Description
"She is the Ptolemaic army's martial arts instructor. She mastered the japones ninjutsu's secret techniques and her battle abilities are monstrous. She can easily manipulate weapon prototypes that nobody can. According to Dragunov, she is the N°1 person with which she doesn't want to open hostilities."

Yoshino is a unit original to Metal Slug Attack, first appearing in the Extra Ops titled "Destroy the Tower" (as a pre-acquisition unit, obtained by purchasing 10,000 medals). As of the 2.4.0 update, parts can only be found in Ptolemaic Event Cranks, Rare/Extra Shops and Box Cranks.

She wields a gargantuan hammer and is somewhat slow when heading towards the enemy, however once she gets in range she'll quickly dart forwards while swinging. As her special attack, she leaps skywards, smashing her hammer down into the ground, emitting a small shockwave. Enemies near her hammer will take heavy damage (from the start and end of the attack), while the shockwaves also do reasonable damage with good knockback. While in her defensive stance, some projectiles will be blocked, such as missiles and bullets. Others like Abigail's lasers will still be able to damage her.

Note: While blocking with her hammer, Yoshino takes extremely rapid and heavy damage from Vatn's suicide attack, killing her almost immediately if her evasion does not trigger.

Yoshino gains a small chance to evade attacks with MSA Skill small + 4 unlocked. When triggered, she drops a smoke bomb and instantly appears in the air above the closest enemy ground unit to the player's base (or above the enemy's base, if no other targets are available). While immensely useful against most long-range foes, it may result in her going backwards if an enemy unit appears behind her as she disappears, such as when Beatriz turns allied units into enemy walls. Other durable units should be behind Yoshino, as the temporary opening provided by her evasion can be exploited by the enemy.

When placed in a deck with the Elite Hover Unit they form the "Destroy the Tower" team, lowering their AP costs by 10%.

Attacks

Short Range

Attribute pistol Strike (Spread) - Darts forward while performing a horizontal hammer swing.

Special

Attribute grenade Smash Up (Spread) - Leaps skyward before smashing her hammer down, emitting a small shockwave and going into a defensive stance, before returning to attack stance. Physical projectiles that hit her hammer will be blocked (e.g missiles, mummy balls, etc.)

Evasion

Attribute pistol Evasion Strike (Spread) - Dodges the incoming attack and appears at the nearest enemy ground unit (or base if there are none), smashing her hammer down on them.

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 20000 22000 24200 26620 29282
10 30000 33000 36300 39930 43923 Attribute grenade
Explosive
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
20 40000 44000 48400 53240 58564
30 50000 55000 60500 66550 73205 Attribute fire
Incendiary
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
40 60000 66000 72600 79860 87846
50 70000 77000 84700 93170 102487 * HP might be increased by skills / items or buffs

Skills

MSA item I Handgun.50 MSA item II Cat MSA item II Heavy Machine Gun MSA Skill small + Strengthen Armor

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

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

MSA item III Enemy Chaser MSA item II Apple MSA item III Drop Shot MSA Skill small + Strengthen Weapons

Strengthen all attack power by (20%, +1% each level).

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

MSA item III Super Grenade MSA item III Fish MSA item IV Big Flame Shot MSA Skill small + Power Attack

When a Close Range Attack hits, there is a (10%, +0.5% each level) chance that the enemy will be knocked backwards.

MSA item III Diet Pill MSA item III Stone MSA item III Meat

MSA item IV Big Shotgun MSA item IV Bird's Nest MSA item V Two Machine Guns MSA Skill small + Mijin Gakure

Evade from the opponent's attack with a probability of (10%, +0.5% each level)
Attack while evading.

MSA item IV Emblem (White) MSA item IV Red Pepper MSA item IV Pig

MSA item V Thunder Shot MSA item V Holy Water MSA item V Zantetsu Sword
MSA item V Emblem (Blue) MSA item V Battery MSA item V Apple Barrel

Introduction Video

Trivia

  • If an attack causes Yoshino to be knocked back, her mask will fly away. The mask is also removed when she is killed.
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