The Metal Claw is a vehicle which resembles the T-2B Melty Honey, but the pilot controls it from the inside. This tank is designed to move along with other tanks and provide support fire. Its weapons include guided missiles and a Vulcan.
The Metal Claw has a front plate that provides protection against three direct hits before collapsing and exposing the chassis. Like the Bradley, it has no invulnerability frames, so the Metal Claw is susceptible of multiple damage at once.
Metal Claw: The original variant.
Airborne Metal Claw: The original variant on a scaffold held by a mini-blimp. It fires rockets that fall down onto enemy units. When close to the front lines, it'll gently drop to the ground and fight on land. Found in Metal Slug Attack.
Ruby Claw: An upgraded version of the Metal Claw that grants it the ability to block physical projectiles with its frontal shield. Its cannon fires shotgun shells instead of rocket launchers. Found in Metal Slug Attack.
Airborne Ruby Claw: The upgraded version on the flying scaffold although it flies lower than the Airborne Metal Claw. Unlocking Skill 3 allows it to deploy up to the center of the battlefield.
- In Metal Slug Infinity, the Metal Claw is part of the Rebel Army even though the Bradley is from the Regular Army.
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