Mei Ling (メイ・リン, Mei Ling) is a character from the third-party Konami stealth game series Metal Gear.
Mei Ling first appeared in the game Metal Gear Solid. In Metal Gear Solid, she gives Solid Snake famous Chinese proverbs when he saves his game, such as "You must cross the river before telling the crocodile it has bad breath."
Main article: Codec Conversations
Mei Ling appears in the Shadow Moses Island stage and communicates with Snake through his Smash Taunt, which displays a codec message in which Snake speaks with Otacon, Mei Ling or Roy Campbell about a character he is fighting during the match. He speaks with Mei Ling about Peach, Sheik, Toon Link, Zero Suit Samus, Pikachu, Lucario, Ice Climbers, Marth, Lucas, Olimar, and Meta Knight.
Mei Ling appears as a spirit in Ultimate. She also appears in Shadow Moses Island as they reuse the old Codec Conversations used in Brawl.