- The Arosaurer is also known as Raptor. For the more popular raptor-type Zoid featured in Chaotic Century, Guardian Force, and Zoids: New Century, see Rev Raptor; for the Zoids: Genesis Zoid, see Bio Raptor.
Death Metal Empire
The Raptor is a small Zoid with an open-air cockpit. Compared to other Zoids in the Zoids: Wild series, it is an S-sized Zoid.
Raptors would continue to be seen throughout the anime. Colours of the Raptors vary depending on the faction. Death Metal Raptors are red, Raptors belonging to the Resistance are gold, while wild Raptors are Green.
Episode 23 sees a unique Raptor called 'Rain', who is raised by children, but captured and forced into Death Metal experiments. It escapes and returns to the nearby village while rogue. Eventually Drake is forced to kill the Zoid.
Episode 40 sees the first time Raptors use their mass-produced Death Blast. While using this attack, the effectiveness of Raptors improves substantially.