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MSAUnit Red Goblin
Red Goblin
Rarity
MSA rarity Super Rare
Faction
MSD faction Independent 24px Independent
AP cost
MSA dot III 180
MSA dot IV 162
MSA dot V 144
Optimal range
Short
Traits
Bullet-cancelling
Suicide Attack
Playable since
1.8
In-Game Description
"Former leader of the "Red Goblin" secret society. He named himself the "Red Goblin" in order to take his revenge on the man who caused the dismantling of the Society."

Red Goblin is a unit original to Metal Slug Attack, first appearing in the Extra Ops titled Ptolemaic Attack (as a pre-acquisition unit, obtained by purchasing 10,000 medals).

Although primarily a melee unit, he's accompanied by a small drone with ranged capability. This will even shoot at enemy units that manage to move pass it, assuming they're still nearby, and will launch itself into a suicide attack if Red Goblin is killed, as long as MSA Skill small + 3 is unlocked.

If MSA Skill small + 4 is unlocked, the Red Goblin's special attack now gets erratic laser slashes, which can cancels out some projectiles and gives him extra range, allowing him to reach enemies behind other units.

Despite this, in a one-on-one encounter Leona (a very similar unit with an identical AP cost) she'll typically come out on top, in part because her special is able to protect her from all enemy attacks - whereas Red Goblin can only cancel certain projectiles. On the other hand, her special attack can't penetrate through blockers to the extent that his can, and she lacks any anti-air capabilities.

When placed in the same deck, Red Goblin and Scotia form the "New Face" team. This lowers their AP cost for sorties by 10%.

Attacks

Short Range

Attribute grenade Plasma Blade (Spread) - Sweeps his plasma sword two times.

Special

Attribute grenade Disordered Slashes (Spread) - Performs four wild swings with his plasma sword, whilst advancing. Extra slashes appear 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 1-Increased Increased
1 7000 7700 8470 9317 10248
10 10500 11550 12705 13975 15373 Attribute grenade
Explosive
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
20 14000 15400 16940 18634 20497
30 17500 19250 21175 23292 25621 Attribute fire
Incendiary
MSA resistance 2-Normal Normal
40 21000 23100 25410 27951 30746
50 24500 26950 29645 32609 35870 * HP might be increased by skills / items or buffs

Skills

MSA item I Handgun.50 MSA item I Banana MSA item I Radish 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 Chinese Cabbage

MSA item II Flame Shot MSA item II Cat MSA item II Monkey Thief MSA Skill small + Strengthen Weapon

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

MSA item II Pigeon MSA item II Diploma MSA item II Watermelon

MSA item III Enemy Chaser MSA item III Fish MSA item III Diet Pill MSA Skill small + DRONE ATTACK

Performs a Suicide Attack when destroyed.
Strengthen Suicide Attack power by 10% (+0.5% each level).

MSA item II Pigeon MSA item III Heart Key MSA item III Fruit

MSA item IV Big Flame Shot MSA item IV Bird's Nest MSA item IV Pig MSA Skill small + DIMENSION SLASH

Projectile nullifying effects added to Special Attack.
Strengthen Special Attack power by 10% (+0.5% each level).

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

MSA item V Two Machine Guns MSA item V Holy Water MSA item V Apple Barrel
MSA item V Emblem (Blue) MSA item V Golden Bat MSA item V Pants

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