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Weapon items

Ammunition items

  • Ammo.gif Ammo crate: Gives ammo for the equipped weapon. If no weapon on hand, scores 1000 points.
  • Bomb.gif Bomb crate: Gives 10 extra ammo for the player's currently held grenades. If riding a Slug, gives 10 extra cannon for the Slug. From Metal Slug X onward, collecting it while crouching in a Slug will receive the player grenades instead.
  • Grenadei.gif Regular grenade: Gives 10 extra grenades. If equipped with a special grenade, it changes to the regular grenade.
  • FB.gif Fire bomb: Gives 10 extra grenades and changes the grenades to the Fire Bomb.
  • Stone.gif Stone: Gives 10 extra grenades and changes the grenades to the Stone.
  • Cannon.gif Cannon: Gives 10 extra cannons to the Slug. If the Slug is equipped with the Armor Piercer, it changes back to the regular cannon.
  • Armor piercing.gif Armor Piercer: Gives 10 extra cannon to the Slug and changes it to the Armor Piercer.
  • Gas.gif Gas can: Recharge some energy to the Slug. If the Slug has full health or the player is on foot, scores 1000 points.
  • Batt.gif Battery: If the Elephant Slug eats this, it will be able to shoot thunderbolts from its trunk.
  • Chili.gif Chili pepper: If the Elephant Slug eats this, it will be able to breath fire from its trunk.

Medicine items

Each of these items cures a player's transformation, otherwise they give 1000 points.

  • Potion.gif Potion: A vial of holy water that cures mummification.
  • Diet.gif Diet Food: Makes the character slim again if they're fat.
  • Medicine.gif First-aid kit: Cures zombification.
  • Formulae.gif Special formulae: Changes back to human if they've been turned into a chimp.

Money items

  • Coin.gif Coin: Given by POWs, found in boxes, or appear out of nowhere. In Metal Slug 6 onward, defeated enemy units spew out coins when the Rush Blaster Meter is maxed out. Grants 10 points. Points are increased exponentially for each extra coin collected in a row, up to 6400 points each. For example:
    • 1st coin: 10pt
    • 2nd coin: 20pt
    • 3rd coin: 40pt
    • 4th coin: 80pt
    • 5th coin: 160pt
    • 6th coin: 320pt
    • 7th coin: 640pt
    • 8th coin: 1280pt
    • 9th coin: 2560pt
    • 10th coin: 5120pt
    • 11th+ coin: 6400pt
  • Treasurebox.gif Treasure Box: Treasure box with ancient riches inside. 1000 points.
  • Redjewel.gif Red Jewel: Red Jewel with a deep brilliance. Gives 100 or 10000 or 30000 or 50000 points, depending on how the jewel shines.
  • Amberjewel.gif Amber Jewel: Amber jewel with a bright sheen. Gives 100 or 10000 or 30000 or 50000 points, depending on how the jewel shines.
  • Bluejewel.gif Blue Jewel: Blue jewel with a strange glow. Gives 100 or 10000 or 30000 or 50000 points, depending on how the jewel shines.
  • Ajirabian Teardrop: A rare gem hidden inside the ruins, and ended up in a corpse of a lost explorer. Gives 50000 points.

Note: Any jewel will give out more points based on how bright it glows.

Food Items

  • Bread.gif Bread: Daily bread found anywhere. Don't wait for it to rot. 500 points. 10 points if rotten.
  • Fish.gif Fish: Fresh seafood from the sea. 500 points.
  • Apple.gif Apple: A crunchy apple. 100 points.
  • Banana.gifBanana.png Banana: Offers loads of much needed fiber. 10 points each, 100 points for the bunch.
  • 0732.gif Turkey: Piping hot turkey made on the island. 1000 points.
  • Steak.png Steak: Arabians love these. 300 points
  • Carrot.png Carrot: Good for salads. 100 points.
  • Pear.gif Pear: A typical fruit. 100 points
  • Watermelon.png Watermelon: A tropical fruit. 100 points.
  • Lettuce.png Lettuce: Light food, excellent for diets. 300 points.
  • Turnip ani.gif Turnip: Will bury into the ground if not collected in time. 100 points.
  • Barrelofapples.gif Barrel of Apples: Carried by trucks of the Ptolemaic Army. 1000 points.
  • Dumplings.gif Dimsum: Contains dumplings, siomai, or pork buns. 300 points.
  • Mushroom.gif Mushroom: Grows in humid places. 1000 points.
  • Canned food.gif Canned Food: Rations. No food, no fight! 1000 points, 10 points if rotten.
  • Fruitmix.gif Fruit mix: Many fruit in bunches. 500 points, 10 points if rotten.
  • Chicken egg.gif Chicken Egg: Will hatch into a chick, the chick will grow into a big chicken. 10 points
  • Rotten egg.gif Rotten Egg: A chicken's bad lay. It is also dropped by the clones en-masse for the purpose of getting the player fat. 0 points.

Animal Items

  • Cat.gif Cat: A kitty cat. 100, or 1000 points.
  • Frog.gif Frog: Found in humid places. 500 points.
  • Snake.gif Snake: Beware of its bite. 500 points.
  • Chicken 00.gif Chicken: Try not to startle it. 1000, or 500 points.
  • Nest.gif Nest: A bird's nest. 1000 points.
  • Pig.gif Pig: Gives excellent bacon. 1000 points.
  • Baboon.gifMonkey01.gif Baboon/Monkey: Cute baboon with an attitude. 1000 points.
  • Animals 20.gif Iguana: A reptile in the jungle. 500 points.
  • Chameleon.gif Chameleon: A reptile that blends into its surroundings. 1000 points.
  • Cockatoo.gif Cockatoo: Birds commonly found in the jungle. 2000 points.
  • Rat.gif Rat: Rodents who hide in dark places. 1000 points.
  • MSCrab.gif Ming Kong Crab: They're pretty common around these parts. 1000, 300, or 500 points.
  • Gold bat.gif Gold Bat: Can be found in caves, ruins, or tunnels. 30000 points. Don't kill it.

Other Items

  • Regularsymbol1.gifRegularsymbol2.gif Emblem: Getting one of those will make the character enter "Combo Mode" to earn extra medals in Metal Slug 4. It also gives the player brief invulnerability.
  • Letter.gif Letter: A letter for someone distant. Usually dropped from an R-Shobu. 500 points.
  • Medal.gif Medal: A medal of honor. 10 points.
  • Medal ani.gif Small medal: Given to a soldier for his bravery. 500 points.
  • Bone.gif Bone: Some leftovers. 100 points.
  • Doll.gif Doll: A little doll. 5000 points.
  • Teddy.gif Teddy Bear: Girls love these. 5000 points. If collected using Fio, the player gets 10000 points for that
  • Boot.gif Boot: Some soldier lost his boot. 100 points.
  • Key.gif Key: Maybe it can open a treasure chest. 1000 points.
  • Magic lamp.gif Magic Lamp: A Genie will appear after five smokes. 10 points if grabbed too early.
  • Underwear.gif Underwear: Someone lost it while running away from the Rebels. 100 points.
  • Poo.gif Poo: Stray dogs leave these in the pavement. 10 points.
  • Golfbag.gif Golf bag: Used to carry golf clubs. 5000 points.
  • Briefcase.gif Briefcase: Dropped by Duke Koudou. 500 points.
  • Parker item.gif Duke Koudou: The white haired guy. 0 points.
  • Rose.gif Rose: Give this to someone special. 10 points.
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