Subtom is a metal shell for Dobkeratops and is featured in level 2 of Super R-Type (level 1 of R-Type II). Subtom is described as a metal giant with many tubes leading to ids head and its base. Its only weakness is the glowing orb that comes out of its chest during battle.


In Super R-Type, if you shoot at Subtom's face it will be eventually reveled as Dobkeratops from the first R-Type.