MetalGreymon Alterous Mode
(メタルグレイモン:アルタラウスモード MetalGreymon: Alterous Mode)
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Level Ultimate
Type Cyborg
Attribute Vaccine
Debut Digimon Adventure:, "The Tide-Turning Update" [21]
Next forms Machinedramon[1]
WarGreymon[2]
BlitzGreymon[3]
Slide forms MetalGreymon (Vaccine)[4]
Partners Tai Kamiya (Adventure:)
Other Names
• (Ja:) Metalgreymon: Alteros Mode[5]
Variations
MetalGreymon (Vaccine)
Groups
Greymon-species

MetalGreymon Alterous Mode is a Cyborg Digimon. MetalGreymon, who acquired mighty power by mechanizing its upper body, has been updated with further mechanization to its right arm. With the accumulation of fierce battles that it has lived through, it transformed its right arm into a huge energy cannon called "Alterous" so that it can fight against tough enemies that draw near. It exhibits its full combat ability at both close and long range, and has been remodelled to defeat any tough enemy it encounters.[6]

Attacks

  • Positron Blaster: Concentrates energy into the "Alterous" and fires subluminal bombardments.
  • Alter Blade: Converts the energy it has accumulated into a positron blade.
  • Giga Destroyer: Fires organic missiles from the hatch on part of its chest.
  • Trident Arm: Launches its tethered Trident Arm to slash or wrap up enemies.
  • Giga Storm: Sends out a high-temperature energy wave from the firing ports on its chest.

Design

MetalGreymon Alterous Mode is a bipedal reptilian Digimon whose design carries elements of the Ceratosaurus and the classic monster Gomora albeit mechanized resulting in it having missile hatches on its chest and robotic mechanisms under it skin which are partially exposed on its tail and legs. It has orange scales with blue stripes covering its body and has purple tattered wings on its back. It has a robotic left arm with a tether connecting its hand which has three clawed fingers and it has three clawed toes on its feet, with claws protruding from its heels. It wears a metallic rhinoceros beetle-like helmet on its head with red hair underneath on the back of its head and its right arm is the Alterous, a railgun that and can also be used as a sword.[7]

Etymologies

MetalGreymon: Alterous Mode (メタルグレイモン:アルタラウスモード)

Official romanization given by the Digimon Reference Book and used in the franchise. Some media leave out the "Alterous Mode".[8]

  • (En:) Metal.
  • (En:) Grey, meaning "old" or "ancient".
  • (La:) Alterous, from Alteros (lit. "others").
  • Mode.

Development

MetalGreymon Alterous Mode was designed by Kenji Watanabe. The Alterous is a re-designed version of the Alterous that MetalGreymon (Virus) X has.[7]

Fiction

Digimon Adventure:


Notes and references

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