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This article is about the Cat Unit. For the enemy unit, see HUGE HERMIT (Enemy).

HUGE HERMIT is an Uber Rare Cat that can be unlocked by playing the Rare Cat Capsule during the Metal Slug Defense Collaboration Event.


Cat Unit # 222
Uber Rare Cat
HUGE HERMIT HUGE HERMIT CC

Normal Form

Evolved Form


Evolution

Evolves into HUGE HERMIT CC at level 10.

Pros

Cons

  • Horrible range
  • Slow movement speed
  • Mediocre health and DPS
Class
Class
Normal Tanker
Evolved {{{EvolvedClass}}}
True {{{TrueClass}}}
In order to classify Cat Units, see here

Strategy/Usage

This unit can be used as a replacement for Titan Cat or Whale Cat when facing Alien enemies, due to its increased effectiveness against them. However, the vast majority of aliens have high DPS and higher range than HUGE HERMIT, as well as low money drop, which can easily cripple HUGE HERMIT's usage against them, due to his low range and mediocre health for a melee unit. Its usage serves more against Alien backliners which don't hit as heavily, such as Calamary and Alpacky, as he can tank their hits and cripple them down, but take in mind these always have a strong frontline defending them.

Outside of Alien units, this unit gets easily outclassed by Manic Island Cat, who has nearly the same stats, better speed, and much lower cost and recharge time. Manic Island Cat also has better survivability due to having multiple knockbacks. As a matter of fact, HUGE HERMIT's terrible performance for his rarity and cost, which are low enough for him to be considered one of the worst ubers in the game, also make him easy to outclass as a whole, even against Aliens.

Description

Switch EN/JP

Cat Unit # 222

Uber Rare Cat
HUGE HERMIT
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EN Description
Recruited from Metal Slug Defense! Giant crab that uses tank wreckage to attack. Massive damage to Aliens (Area Atk.)
HUGE HERMIT CC
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EN Description
Recruited from Metal Slug Defense! Terrifying claws wade towards the beachhead! Massive damage to Aliens (Area Atk.)

Cat Unit # 222

Uber Rare Cat
ヒュージハーミット (Hyūjihāmitto, Huge Hermit)
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JP Script
メタルスラッグディフェンスから参戦!

調査任務中の正規軍兵士が遭遇した巨大なヤドカリ エイリアンにめっぽう強い(範囲攻撃)

EN Translation
Here from Metal Slug Defence to participate in the war! The investigating rank and file soldiers encountered this enormous hermit crab. Extremely strong against aliens. (Area Attack).
ヒュージハーミットCC (HyūjihāmittoCC, Huge HermitCC)
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JP Script
メタルスラッグディフェンスから参戦!

巨大な爪で砂をかき分けあらゆるものをなぎ倒す エイリアンにめっぽう強い(範囲攻撃)

EN Translation
Here from Metal Slug Defence to participate in the war! Its giant claws tear through the sand. Extremely strong against aliens. (Area Attack).


Cost

  • Chapter 1: 2,500¢
  • Chapter 2: 3,750¢
  • Chapter 3: 5,000¢

Upgrade Cost

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
0x 0 9,800 14,800 21,800 42,500 64,300 93,200 118,000 197,400 513,500 1,075,300
1x 15,600 19,600 29,600 43,600 85,000 128,600 186,400 236,000 394,800 1,027,000 2,166,200
2x 23,400 29,400 44,400 65,400 127,500 192,900 279,600 354,000 592,200 1,540,500 3,249,300
3x 27,300 34,300 51,800 76,300 148,750 225,050 326,200 413,000 690,900 1,797,250 3,790,850
4x 31,200 39,200 59,200 87,200 170,000 257,200 372,800 472,000 789,600 2,054,000 4,332,400
Total XP Cost 14,614,050
  • Level 30-49 upgrades cost Catseyes: 30-44 = 1 Catseye, 45-49 = 2 Catseyes


Stats

HUGE HERMIT
Health Attack Power Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
2,444 HP 300 damage 166 0.73 seconds 9 1 time 9f 44.73s - 35.93s
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Type Special Ability
41,547 HP 5,100 damage Area Attack Strong against Alien Enemies (Deals 1.5x damage; takes only 1/2 damage).
HUGE HERMIT CC
Health (Lv.30) Attack Power (Lv.30) Attack Range Attack Frequency Movement Speed Knockback Attack animation Recharge Time
56,660 HP 7,650 damage 166 0.73 seconds 9 1 time 9f 1342f - 1,078f
Lv.MAX Attack Type Special Ability
Lv.40+60 Area Attack Strong against Alien Enemies (Deals 1.5x damage; takes only 1/2 damage).
*First stats are 1st form's initial, second and third stats include 300% Empire of Cats Treasures; recharge time may vary.
*Time between attacks is the time from the attack's execution to the start of the next attack (includes backswing).
*For units with multi-hit attacks, attack animation is the part of the animation leading up to the first hit.
*Fruit Treasures not included.
*See this section to calculate HUGE HERMIT's stats.


Appearance

  • Normal Form: Takes the form of the infamous first boss of Metal Slug 3, the Huge Hermit. Appears in grayscale. It never uses its cannon to attack but its claws.
  • Evolved Form: Now in full color.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Unlike the original Huge Hermit, this one always has its cannon out, a trait only seen in Metal Slug Defense/Attack.
    • The only other game it appears in is Metal Slug 3, and in there, the cannon is not shown and only revealed after dealing enough damage to Huge Hermit.

Reference


Units Release Order:

<< MARS PEOPLE | JUPITER KING >>


Metal Slug Defense Collaboration Event
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