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Slippy Toad

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{{Quote|Slippy's not much of a fighter, but he's an excellent mechanical engineer.|''Star Fox: Assault'' instruction booklet, page 36}}'''Slippy Toad''' is the mechanic and inventor for the [[Star Fox (team)|Star Fox ]] teamand a childhood friend of [[Fox McCloud|Fox]]. HeHis father is [[Beltino Toad]], along whom he has worked with his fatherfor developing various inventions, helped develop including vehicles like the [[Arwing]], and [[Landmaster]] or weapons like the [[Reflector]] and [[Blaster]]. ==Physiology==Slippy's last name suggests that he is a species of [[Blue MarineWikipedia:Toad|toad]], and but he closely resembles a [[LandmasterWikipedia:Bullfrog|bullfrog]]. Slippy is rather short and pudgy, and also has blue eyes. Slippy wears a red cap that usually has his name imprinted on it and is humorously placed in between his eye-sockets and a yellow bodysuit with different kinds of equipment including a utility belt and a watch. In games before ''Assault'', Slippy is shown with a jacket similar to the one Fox wears and similar pants. He is the only character, along with Krystal, to keep his bodysuit from Assault (although in some cutscenes, he is seen with his other outfit).
== Appearance ==Slippy has appearance of a bullfrog, even though his last name suggests he is a toad. His eyes are blue, and he is rather short and pudgy. He usually wears a maintenance suit, and wears a small mechanic's hat. Briefly, he has also been seen with wore a trademark bead necklace in ''[[Star Fox (game)|Star Fox]]'', ''[[Star Fox 2]]'', The and in the [[Star Fox (Nintendo Power comic)|Nintendo Power Comiccomic]], and briefly but this is absent in ''[[Star Fox Command64]]''. In one of the endings of and subsequent games until ''[[Star Fox Command]]'', he appears to have grown where [[:File:End7-3.png|one of the endings]] shows an elderly Slippy wearing a gray beardsimilar necklace.
== History ==
{{Quote|Slippy's not much of a fighter, but he's an excellent mechanical engineer.|''Star Fox: Assault'' instruction booklet, page 36}}
=== Lylat Wars ''Star Fox'' / ''Star Fox 64'' ===Slippy participated first fought in the Lylat Wars. He fought at the battle of [[Corneria]], where he got tailed by a few fighters, but was rescued by [[Fox McCloud|Fox]] had to rescue him from some enemy fighters. Slippy would also participate in subsequent battles, starting with [[Granga]] and the [[Attack Carrier]]. Later in [[Meteo]], Slippy helps with destroying the [[Rock Crusher]] and gets into the portal to [[Katina]]. He then helped out in many helps with destroying most of the other enemy fighters. During [[Solar]], Slippy proudly claims that Arwings can handle temperatures at 9000 degrees maximum. Starting with [[Fichina]], Slippy has a direct rivalry with [[Andrew Oikonny]], as they get in a dogfight match. As he battles[[Spyborg]] on [[Sector X]], Slippy attempts to fight him alone, but is slapped away to [[Titania]]. Over there he gets captured by the [[Goras]], such as whom the Star Fox team would eventually battle of . After being rescued, Slippy rejoined the Star Fox team on their missions. On [[Aquas]], where he provided Slippy provides tips to Fox with about the [[Blue Marine]] and shows disgust at the pollution. Slippy helps with destroying the searchlights at [[Zoness]]. At [[Sector Z]] he assists with destroying some missiles. On [[Macbeth]], he asks Fox how the [[Landmaster]] works for him, and also destroys some fighters. At [[Bolse]] he informs Fox that the fighters are shielded and again fights Andrew of Star Wolf. At Area 6 he helps fend off some fighters and gives information on the Gorgon's weakness. During On Venom he tries to stay clear of the temple where Golemech is, but goes in Sector X. At Andross's palace, he tried fights Andrew again and unsuccessfully advises Fox about going in. After Fox killed [[Andross]], the team returned to Corneria to be congratulated and offered a commission by [[General Pepper]]. They then head to the Great Fox and fly of into the sunset. === ''Star Fox Adventures'' ===Slippy also appeared in ''[[Star Fox Adventures]]'', which takes eight years after the [[Lylat Wars]]. Slippy's main role was providing Fox with information and hints regarding his current surroundings. At the start of their adventure, Slippy was busy fixing [[ROB 64]]. Slippy withdrew from active flight duty to take work on his inventions, such as the [[SharpClaw Disguise]] that he gives to Fox at [[CloudRunner Fortress]]. The Star Fox team was successfully reunited after Andross's second and ultimate defeat. With the return of [[Falco Lombardi|Falco]] and [[Krystal]] joining the team, Slippy happily recited: "The Star Fox Team is back together again." === ''Star Fox: Assault'' ===In ''[[SpyborgStar Fox: Assualt]]'', Slippy joined Star Fox with battling [[Andrew Oikonny]] at [[Fortuna]] . Arriving just in time to save the Cornerian fleet from destruction, Slippy and the team got into their Arwings, and fought against the Venomian Fleet. Slippy was tailed and rescued by himselfFox, but to which Falco teased Slippy saying "You haven't changed a bit, frog-boy". During the battle with Oikonny, Slippy was able to find his stealth squadron via radar and warned Fox of the incoming enemy. They were eventually forced to go planet side, since Oikonny had made a hasty retreat there. At the battle, they reached Oikonny's base, only to find the Venomian army had plotted against them. Slippy was trailed again and was rescued by Fox again. The team caught up to Oikonny and Slippy downloaded his shields, so the Star Fox team were easily capable of defeating Oikonny. As Oikonny was taunting the team, he was shot suddenly fired downby an unknown assailant, which tried killing [[Krystal]]. Fox defeated the enemy, only for Slippy to warn him of more incoming enemies. [[General Pepper]] revealed the assailants to be [[Aparoid]]s. It was revealed to Slippy's chagrin that his father, [[Beltino Toad]], was the research director. Beltino Toad also revealed to Fox and crashed on the Star Fox team that the item Fox obtained from an Aparoid was its [[Core Memory]]. As General Pepper suddenly alerted the team of a distress signal from [[Katina Outpost]], Fox commands Slippy and the rest to cover him from Arwings. At the battle, dozens of Aparoids were found, which later dropped [[Aparoid Hatcher]]s. Slippy was tailed and rescued by Fox, who was piloting a [[TitaniaLandmaster]]. During the mission, where Slippy wondered if the building had any survivors. When the [[GorasAparoid Walker]] captured appeared, Slippy panicked at its massive size, saying "It's huge!" He also downloaded the shield data of the Aparoid Walker, and the team could defeat him. The Star Fox rescued him team also discovered its Core Memory, which was suddenly and destroyed abruptly stolen by [[Pigma Dengar]]. At the [[Battle of Sargasso]], Slippy helped occupy the Gorasspace station, and later helped with tracking down Pigma and retrieving the Core Memory. Slippy then rejoined helped at the missionBattle of Corneria, but was distraught at General Pepper's condition. He then assisted at the Beltino Orbital Gate, and in the invasion of the Aparoid Homeworld. The team was about to invade, but the Aparoids set up a last resort shield. Slippy then fought against the Queen, but warned Fox that if she escaped, she would be able to counter the self-destruct program she had been infected with. They eventually killed the [[Aparoid Queen]], also destroying any Aparoids she had controlled. === ''Star Fox Command'' ===In ''[[Star Wolf at VenomFox Command]]'', where he defeated Slippy temporarily withdrew from the [[Star Fox]] team to spend more time with his rival newfound love, [[Andrew OikonnyAmanda]]. After Fox killed However, the Cornerian forces got in a war with the [[AndrossAnglar Empire]], so Fox called Slippy returned to Corneriarejoin the team. Slippy happily decides to rejoin the team in his new [[Bullfrog]] aircraft. Based on the ending, where Slippy he either rejoined the team and helped kill the Anglar Emperor, or settled down with Amanda and started a family. After the [[Aparoid]] race was destroyed in ''[[Star Fox Assault]]'', Slippy temporarily withdrew from the [[Star Fox]] team were congratulated to spend more time with his newfound love, [[Amanda]]. However, when Fox needs backup taking out the [[Anglar|Anglar forces]], Slippy is happy to come to his assistance again. He pilots a new starfighter, the [[Bullfrog]]. In one of the endings, Slippy has a large family with Amanda, and offered his eldest son becomes a commission by member of the Star Fox team under the leadership of [[General PepperMarcus McCloud]]. In a future time period, Slippy tells his numerous grandchildren of the Star Fox team's legacy.
=== Titania Incident =Personality ==During Slippy Toad is the Titania Incidentson of [[Beltino Toad]], the Research Director for the [[Cornerian Defense Force]]. Both Slippy was once again captured by and Beltino invented and constructed many inventions for the team, including the Goras[[Blue Marine]]. In the gap between ''[[Star Fox 64]]'' and ''[[Star Fox Adventures]]'', both the Toads, Slippy and Beltino, briefly designed aircraft for Cornerian Defense Force. He escapedis hinted as being less athletic than the rest of the team. Example are found in the ending of ''[[Star Fox 64]]'', when the team runs a long distance, where Slippy slowly falls behind, and tried to halt Androssin the introduction of the same game, Slippy is seen falling behind his wingmates. Also, in ''[[Star Fox Assault]]''s revival, but accidentally ended in the scene where everybody jumps into their ships for launching, Slippy ends up accelerating itfalling head first into his ship. Slippy played a major role in the [[Lylat Wars]] as a new and inexperienced [[Arwing]] pilot. During dogfights between [[Star Fox Team|Star Fox eventually killed ]] and [[Star Wolf]], Slippy shares a rivalry with [[Andrew Oikonny]]. His main role is providing information about the Andross clonearea, similar to [[Peppy Hare]], and stopped Andross from coming to poweranalyzing the shield strength of bosses. Slippy's inexperience and lack of talent while flying get him into trouble more often than any other team member, for which [[Falco]] taunts him mercilessly.
=== Saurian Crisis =Relationships with other characters ==By that time, Slippy and [[Fox]] are childhood friends. The two seem to get along the most out of all other members of the [[Star Fox Team(team)|Star Fox]] had been losing moneyteam; Fox is always prepared to help Slippy in times of grave need, and even with Slippyas seen in ''s technical expertise, the [[Great Star Fox64]] '' when Slippy and his [[ROBArwing]] had fallen are knocked into disrepair. Eventually though[[Titania]]'s atmosphere by [[Spyborg]], General Pepper gave in which Fox was willing to risk delay and dangerous outcome by traveling to the planet and saving Slippy using the team another mission; to save Sauria[[Landmaster]]. In return, Slippy helped provides Fox (and usually other team members) with top-notch technology in the mission''[[Super Smash Bros. series|Super Smash Bros.]]'' games, providing him with informationlike the [[reflector]], and also giving him the Sharpclaw Device. Eventually, Andross was revived once again, but gives Fox was able valuable information in a manner similar to kill him for good, and Falco also returned to the team. [[KrystalPeppy]] joined the team as well's when giving advice.
=== The Oikonny Rebellion ===[[Falco]] is also a good friend of Slippy participated in 's, but the two are known to have a small conflict over rivalry, as Falco oftentimes picks on Slippy. Falco has shown disapproval of the Slippy-designed Landmaster and the [[FortunaBlue Marine]](as seen while Fox was going through [[Aquas]] in ''Star Fox 64''), against the Venomian Remnant, fighting despite using one with Cornerian forces. Eventually, enhanced hovering capabilities in ''[[Andrew OikonnySuper Smash Bros. Brawl]] was defeated''. Slippy mentions to Snake in ''Brawl'' that Falco likes to "show off" his on-hand equipment, like his special reflector, which is magnetic and is kicked for a boomerang effect. In ''Assault'', Slippy generally annoys Falco, and in ''Star Fox 64'', the Venomian Remnant retreatedtwo bicker a lot, though to a lesser extent in Assault.
=== The Aparoid Invasion ===At In ''Brawl'' during one of the Battle of Sargasso, he helped occupy secret taunt conversations at the space station[[Lylat Cruise]] stage, and later helped track down Pigma, and retake the Core Memory. Slippy then helped at tries to relate to [[Leon Powalski]] by pointing out that they are both members of the Battle of Corneria, but was distraught at General Pepper's conditionreptilian family. He then assisted at the Beltino Orbital GateLeon, and in the invasion of the Aparoid Homeworld. The team was about to invadecourse, but the Aparoids set up a last resort shield. Slippy then fought against the Queendisdainfully agrees, but warned Fox that if she escaped, she would be able is later annoyed to counter the self-destruct program she had been infected with. They eventually killed the [[Queen|Aparoid Queen]], also destroying any Aparoids she had controlledpoint where he flies away.
=== The Anglar Blitz ===In ''Command'', Slippy eventually left the team and met meets a toad named [[Amanda]]. Slippy then helped fight against the Anglar, where with whom he either rejoined the team forms a relationship with and helped kill soon marries. In one of the Anglar Emperorendings, they have numerous children, or settled down with Amanda and started a familyone of them (colored orange) joins the new Star Fox team led by [[Marcus McCloud]].
== Game Appearances ==
*''"Ah, Help me!"''
*''"Your carcass is mine!"''
*''"It's hard to tell the good guys from the bad!"''
===''Super Smash Bros.'' series===

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