Metal Guy

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Metal Guy
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First appearance Yoshi's New Island (2014)
Variant of Mega Guy
Tetu Kantera

Metal Guys[1] are metallic Mega Guys that appear in Yoshi's New Island.

Metal Guys spawn via giant metal pipes. Yoshi can swallow Metal Guys by rapidly pressing the A Button button to turn them into Metal Eggdozers, which can be used to destroy otherwise indestructible obstacles underwater.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese テツヘイホー[2]
Tetsu Heihō
Tetuho[3] (internal)
Iron Shy Guy

Portmanteau of テツ (iron) and ヘイホー (Shy Guy)
Italian Tipo Metallico Metallic Guy
Russian Металлоскромняга
Metal Shy Guy


  1. ^ "One way to get a Metal Eggdozer is by swallowing a Metal Guy." - Yoshi's New Island digital instruction manual, Page 13 / 17 All about Eggs.
  2. ^ 「ヨッシー New アイランド 任天堂公式ガイドブック」 (Yoshi's New Island Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook). Page 21Media:Yoshi New Island Shogakukan P21.jpg.
  3. ^ Yoshi's New Island, internal filename G:/