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MSAUnit Deep Sand Marine
Deep Sand Marine
Rarity
MSA rarity Super Rare
Faction
MSD faction Ptolemaic Army 24px Ptolemaic Army
AP cost
MSA dot III 960
MSA dot IV 864
MSA dot V 768
Optimal range
Long
Traits
Critical
Anti-Air
Playable since
2.9.0
In-Game Description
"This is the Sandmarine that evolved in order to get deeper into the ground. Its energy balls are coated by Caroline so that they can face to the huge creatures living at the end of the Earth."
Deep Sand Marine MSA move

The Deep Sand Marine is a playable unit in Metal Slug Attack, first appearing in the Extra Ops "Glow in the Dark".

A repurposed Sand Marine, this Sand Marine is now capable of going deep underground. It is simply an enhanced version of the original Sand Marine; in return for a slightly lower AP cost, it has more health, faster speed and a more damaging special, but lower resistance.

It shares the same attack as its original counterpart, apart from its special attack, where it launches falling bombs in addition to performing its close and long range attacks. MSA Skill small + 4 adds extra bombs to this attack to literally cover all the gaps that would be there if it was not unlocked. As such, it excels at destroying air units, though it is just as effective against large ground units.

When placed in a deck with the Sarubia II Ver.P.M, they form the "NEW Ptolemaic Weapons" team, lowering their AP costs by 10%.

Attacks

Close Range

Attribute grenade Cannon (Spread) - Fires three big shells at the nearest enemy with increasing range.

Long Range

Attribute grenade Energy Ball (Spread) - Shoots out eight energy balls at the enemy in a 1-2-2-2-1 formation.

Special

Attribute grenade Full Open Attack (Spread) - Unleashes a barrage of fire at the enemy, using the close and long range attacks (with two less energy projectiles) in addition to sending out falling bombs. Extra bombs are added with MSA Skill small + 4.

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 2-Normal Normal
1 35000 38500 42350 46585 51243
10 52500 57750 63525 69877 76865 Attribute grenade
Explosive
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
20 70000 77000 84700 93170 102487
30 87500 96250 105875 116462 128108 Attribute fire
Incendiary
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
40 105000 115500 127050 139755 153730
50 122500 134750 148225 163047 179352 * HP might be increased by skills / items or buffs

Skills

MSA item I Gnome Bullet MSA item I Bread MSA item I Bread MSA Skill small + Strengthen Weapons

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

MSA item III Deep Subsand Armor MSA item III Deep Subsand Armor MSA item I Mouse

MSA item II Flame Shot MSA item II Apple MSA item II Poo MSA Skill small + Equip Anti-Armor

Critical rate for all attacks will become 10% (+0.5% each level).

MSA item III Deep Subsand Armor MSA item III Deep Subsand Armor MSA item III Diet Pill

MSA item III Drop Shot MSA item III Fish MSA item III Medicine MSA Skill small + All-Around Armor

HP will increase by 20% (+1% each level).

MSA item IV Deep Subsand Crawler MSA item IV Deep Subsand Crawler MSA item IV Emblem (White)

MSA item IV Big Flame Shot MSA item IV Bird's Nest MSA item IV Bird's Nest MSA Skill small + Full Open Attack

Number of Special Attack will increase.
Strengthen Special attack power by 10% (+0.5% each level).

MSA item V Deep Subsand Bullet MSA item V Deep Subsand Bullet MSA item IV Pig

MSA item V Zantetsu Sword MSA item V Holy Water MSA item V Holy Water
MSA item V Deep Subsand Missile MSA item V Deep Subsand Missile MSA item V Emblem (Blue)

Video

ディープサンドマリン:MSA ユニット紹介

ディープサンドマリン:MSA ユニット紹介

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