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Shoot the core!
~ Announcer in Salamander 2

Tenny Rop (テニーロップ Tenī Roppu?) is the boss of Stage 4 in Salamander 2.


Tenny Rop is the boss of the stage 4, Huge Battleship. It is the Salamander 2 version of Tetran. It only has a few differences from the original and it is notable for being Salamander 2's only Core Warship. It has three barriers on both sides.

Attack patterns

The arms can be rather hard to dodge, but usually do not cause trouble. The real difficulty of the battle comes from two things:

  1. Small enemies keep popping up and firing bullet spreads.
  2. Tenny Rop's core is protected by a rotating barrier.

As Tenny Rop's barrier rotates, it is best to get between two arms so the core may be shot. Note that Tenny Rop will continue moving no matter what you do, so you must watch for that. If you're feeling suicidal, then kill yourself and quickly move inside Tenny Rop's core. If you tap fast enough, you can kill it before your invincibility wears off.


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Salamander stages Bionic GermMeteorite SpaceBurning ChaosVolcano AreaSalamander Planetoid
Salamander (MSX) stages Top Flight Speed to LatisConduct to Space Station ZotSet the Crush Blow System - Planet EioneusSet the Crush Blow System - Planet LaviniaSet the Crush Blow System - Planet KierkeWrath of VenomCrush Salamander
Life Force-only stages Organic Speed ZoneTemple Zone
Salamander 2 stages Sub-life SpaceProminence FortressBio HazardHuge BattleshipAsteroidDoom Fortress
Salamander bosses GolemTetranIntruderFortress ValisDeathBig Core X3Jumping MoaiZelos Force
Port exclusive bosses ZylomGawGigaTutankhamonDead EndEnigmaTrue VenomMetal SlaveZelos Barrier
Salamander 2 bosses BiterHydraAbadonTenny RopPlate CoreCerberusDoom
Core Warships
Big Cores Big Core MK IBig Core CustomBig Core MK-I Rev.2Big Core MK IIBig Core MK II KaiBig Core MK IIIBig Core MK IV
Big Core variants BeaconBig Core DuoBlaster Cannon CoreBubble CoreCircle CoreCoreshipCrater CoreCrystal CoreDellinger CoreDesert CoreHeaven's GateJuggler CoreLaser CoreLizard CoreNeo Big CorePerla MeraldaRexion CoreRolling CoreShining CoreSuper Big CoreTerra CoreVanishing CoreGenocide CoreOdin Core
Core-style bosses Abaddon WarshipCovered CoreCovered Core MK IIDead EndKrakenMayhem WarshipMetal SlaveMisfit WarshipQueensrÿcheRiot WarshipPlate Core
Pseudo-Cores DeathDeath MK II (DeathDouble) • Death MK IIIBeta CoreNobilTriple CoreCrash Bam
Tetran variants Tetran (Zylom) • Covered TetranCrystal Core D-X02Laser TetranTenny Rop
Parody Cores Candy CoreDecoration CoreDecoration Core MK IIViva Core