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In the original Mega Man series, the term "Robot Master" refers to a special kind of robot or android that possesses a very advanced level of artificial intelligence.[citation needed]


There are roughly one hundred thirty six Robot Masters. According to series canon,[citation needed] the Robot Master AI system is jointly credited to Dr. Thomas Light and Dr. Albert Wily. Most Robot Masters possess a unique identification code, consisting of a two-letter "series code" followed by one of N, No, or #, then a three-digit "serial number" (except for the Genesis Unit, which uses two digits).

Robot Masters have AIs vastly superior to the smaller, minor robots within the Mega Man universe.[citation needed] This, even more than their generally humanoid appearance (Sniper Joes are also humanoid in appearance, yet obviously inferior to Robot Masters) is what separates Robot Masters from other advanced robots. They often are designed with a particular strength or element in mind, thus allowing them to thrive in specific environments. Robot Masters tend to be programmed with human-like personalities and quirks, advanced enough to fool most people into believing them to think and act of their own accord. However, this is not true, as the Mega Man X series states X as the first robot to truly be able to think for himself. Robot Masters have a certain capability of thought and will—this allows them to be decisive on the battlefield, yet cannot generally operate beyond certain guidelines. There have been some exceptions, but every one of these occurrences has been explained in some way—such as the robot being faulty to begin with or could have malfunctioned due to damage incurred.

It must also be noted that the term "Robot Master" is not used in Japan.

List of Robot Masters[edit]

DLN is the series code for Light Labs, literally standing for "Dr. Light Number". In Japan, their code is DRN, for "Dr. Right Number", though some early Mega Man titles erroneously use the DRN code.

DLN series[edit]

000-008 (Mega Man)[edit]

Series Number Japanese Name Short Description Weapon
DLN-000 Proto Man Blues (ブルース) Proto/Blues Buster, Proto/Blues Shield
DLN-001 Mega Man Rockman (ロックマン) Mega/Rock Kick (as Mega/Rock), Mega/Rock Buster (as Mega Man/Rockman)
DLN-002 Roll Roll (ロール) Roll Swing
DLN-003 Cut Man[1] Cut Man (カットマン) Cut Man was originally designed for land reclamation work (particularly deforestation).[2] His battle abilities center around his advanced jumping abilities and the pair of boomerang-like shears on his head, and said shears are called the Rolling Cutter.[3] As revealed in Mega Man: Powered Up, he is easily fooled, and can turn his scissors into a more shuriken-like weapon that can slice through rock. Cut Man also made a prominent cameo in the Captain N: The Game Master episode "Mega Trouble for Megaland", albeit with a completely different design and misnamed Cuts Man, and was one of the only two Robot Masters to appear in every episode of the Ruby-Spears Mega Man cartoon. Cut Man is shown as a red-pink and white robot master with white shears on his head. He also has a cameo appearance in the Sega Saturn version of Mega Man 8 where he can be fought for a Bolt. He is also the only robot master to take 3 units of damage from a buster shot compared to commonly 1 or 2. Rolling Cutter[4] (ローリングカッター)
DLN-004 Guts Man[1] Guts Man (ガッツマン) Guts Man was also designed for land reclamation work, but was created specifically for construction of public works. By far the strongest of any robot, Guts Man is able to lift objects of up to 80 tons over his head and hurl them at his foe with startling accuracy. In Mega Man: Powered Up, he's a little dim-witted, but always well-meaning robot. He is also the only other Robot Master to appear in every episode of the Ruby-Spears Mega Man cartoon. Guts Man is a large robot with yellow and red armor and a large square jaw mouth. He can generate shockwaves that stun Mega Man merely by jumping, dig underground, as well as hurl blocks that shatter to pieces with the Super Arm. Super Arm [4] (スーパーアーム)
DLN-005 Ice Man[1] Ice Man (アイスマン) Originally designed for the exploration and mapping of regions far below the temperature that humans can withstand, Ice Man also supervises transportation of supplies to various research teams on the continent. Afterwards, he got the job of transporting materials in frozen food warehouses. He has the ability to shoot waves of super-chilled air from his mouth which is laced with liquid nitrogen that then crystallizes into a projectile called the Ice Slasher, and can also summon icicles. Mega Man: Powered Up reveals Ice Man to possibly have a multiple personality disorder switching between a soldier and his commanding officer. Ice Man resembles a hooded Inuit. Ice Slasher [4] (アイススラッシャー)
DLN-006 Bomb Man[1] Bomb Man (ボンバーマン Bomber Man) Bomb Man was also designed for land reclamation work, specifically demolition. He and Guts Man were originally intended to work as a pair with Guts Man functioning as a construction foreman. He can make various forms of explosives, most of which are deadly, but his specialty are Hyper Bombs, though he can produce even bigger bombs and throw them in varying trajectories. Bomb Man is an orange robot with a black spherical body and red mohawk head. Hyper Bomb [4] (ハイパーボム)
DLN-007 Fire Man[1] Fire Man (ファイアーマン) Fire Man was designed for waste management work (namely incineration). He can withstand temperatures in excess of 8,000 °C. Fire Man attacks by surrounding himself in a circle of flame and shooting balls of fire with impressive destructive properties. Fire Man is a red and grey robot with a torch-like head. His Fire Storm combines offense and defense by not only releasing a fire balls, but also surrounds the user in a fire ring. He himself can unleash wide shots of fire that light the floor underneath Mega Man and unleash waves of fire across the floor. Fire Storm [4] (ファイヤーストーム)
DLN-008 Elec Man[1] Elec Man (エレキマン) Elec Man was designed to oversee and control atomic energy power plants. At the time of his creation, Elec Man was often hailed as Dr. Light's greatest creation and boasts superhuman calculation speed and razor-sharp judgement, as well as a physical agility that would not be matched for some time. He is very conceited and egotistical, but is otherwise very responsible and competent. His mode of attack centers around his Thunder Beam, a devastating three-way blast of electricity topping 6000 volts. In Mega Man: Powered Up he gained the ability to call thunder blasts from the ceiling and sported a personality change, having a flair for the dramatic and speaking egotistically and eloquently. Elec Man is a black and yellow robot with a yellow mask capped by a lightning bolt around his eyes. Elec Man appears in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U as an Assist Trophy. Thunder Beam [4] (サンダービーム)

The following Robot Masters are from Mega Man Powered Up. Their actual numbers are not known, but their presence at the time of the first game would logically make them part of the DLN series. The series of Mega Man comics by Archie Comics labels them as "DLN-00A" and "DLN-00B", respectively.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DLN-00A Time Man (タイムマン) Time Man is Dr. Light's pioneering experiment in the creation of time travelling, becoming the basis for other time-based Robot Masters like Flash Man. Because of his status as a prototype, he hides his insecurity with perfectionism and an arrogant attitude to others, making him very concerned about wasting time, telling people that they are early or late for their battle and belittling them afterwards. His powers include slowing down time with the Time Slow and releasing projectiles shaped like the hands of a clock. Time Man is purple in color with an alarm clock-like head. Time Slow (タイムスロー)
DLN-00B Oil Man (オイルマン) Oil Man is a new type of high performance robot designed for maintenance. Oil for robots can be made inside his body and output through his arm cannon. He uses this oil to attack and can ride an oil slick much like a snowboard using the Oil Slider. He is a street smart robot using slang and showing a generally disrespectful attitude to those like Time Man and Guts Man. In the Japanese version and the demo given in Mega Man: Maverick Hunter X, Oilman looks like a blackface character. He has been changed in other versions to be dark blue with yellow lips instead of the possibly offensive black with pink lips. In the Mega Man comic series by Archie Comics, his design is modified further and his red scarf now covers his lips entirely. Oil Slider (オイルスライダー)

065-072 (Mega Man 9)[edit]

Like most games in the series, Mega Man faces eight new Robot Masters. This lineup includes the first ever female boss character in the original series, Splash Woman.[5] Like the Robot Masters from Mega Man 4 and Mega Man 6 (canonically), while they are not the creation of Wily, their numbers match perfectly in his line. All of these Robot Masters were created by Dr. Light, but were scheduled to be scrapped due to an arbitrary law, and Dr. Wily, under the guise of saving them, reprogrammed them in an attempt to frame Dr. Light for his plans.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DLN-065 Concrete Man (コンクリートマン)[6]


Concrete Man was a robot who took charge in constructing dams, with an internal concrete factory and mixer installed for this purpose. He was very proud of his craftsmanship and berated any worker robots he discovered cutting corners.[8] His Concrete Shot encases enemies in quick drying concrete, which can be used as a platform. Concrete Man resembles Guts Man, but has an orange and grey body. At the end of the game, Concrete Man was seen chasing Dr. Wily for the trickery he made him and his fellow Robot Masters do. Concrete Shot (コンクリートショット)
DLN-066 Tornado Man (トルネードマン)[7] Originally a robot stationed in a weather control center. With the ability to create powerful tornadoes, he used them to offset the formation of typhoons.[8] Tornado Man is green with two fan blade-like arms along with a helmet that resembles that of Sage Harpuia from the Mega Man Zero series. He can create massive wind storms with Tornado Blow, and when used by Mega Man, the Tornado Blow also increases his jump height. Tornado Blow (トルネードブロー)
DLN-067 Splash Woman (スプラッシュウーマン)[7] Splash Woman rescues those involved in accidents at sea.[6] While her trident was intended to be used to cut through the hulls of ships, Dr. Wily modified it to fire energy projectiles from it as well, making up the Laser Trident. She can also sing to summon fish robots to attack enemies. Even though she is the first female Robot Master boss character in the original series, she is actually the second female boss character to date (after Virgo from Rockman Strategy). Her design is inspired by the appearance of a mermaid. Splash Woman's original design resembled that of Neptune from Mega Man V and was originally called "Ocean Man."[9] Laser Trident (レーザートライデント)
DLN-068 Plug Man (プラグマン)[7] A quality-inspection robot at a television set factory. He carries out the final check on the products with a sharp eye. Plug Man has a plug-liked head and shoulders and a plug-like right arm. Plug Man was originally called "Plasma Man" during development and was based on a fusion reactor. He can generate Plug Balls, small balls of electricity that rapidly travel across floors and walls. Plug Ball (プラグボール)
DLN-069 Jewel Man (ジュエルマン)[7] A robot that works as the overseer in a diamond mine. He is in charge of polishing mined gems. Jewel Man can also rapidly produce artificial crystals like Crystal Man before him, using them to construct the Jewel Satellite, a powerful shield. Jewel Man's design name was "Diamond Man." Jewel Satellite (ジュエルサテライト)
DLN-070 Hornet Man (ホーネットマン)[7] Hornet Man is the supervisor at a flower theme park. He knows everything there is to know about flowers from all over the world. His upper-body is made of three large honeycomb-like structures that house and can produce robotic bees, which were turned into Hornet Chasers, homing in on enemies and picking up items out of reach. Hornet Man was originally to be the female member of the lineup, designed under the name "Honey Woman."[6][9] Hornet Chaser (ホーネットチェイサー)
DLN-071 Magma Man (マグママン)[7] Once a worker security robot at a geothermal power station, he can withstand extremely high temperatures. Magma Man has a volcano-like head that much like Fire Man's, is vulnerable to attack and controls his power output. However, Magma Man also has the ability to re-ignite himself after a period of time. His Magma Bazooka is a chargeable three-way fire blast that deals massive damage to enemies. [8] Magma Bazooka (マグマバズーカ)
DLN-072 Galaxy Man (ギャラクシーマン)[7] An assistant robot at a space laboratory, Galaxy Man has a brain that can instantly perform calculations of rocket trajectories. Galaxy Man's body resembles a flying saucer, and his vehicular form is that of a stereotypical UFO. He is able to fly in his vehicular form, teleport, and create black holes using the Black Hole Bomb to draw in enemies. Galaxy Man's design name was "Space Man." Black Hole Bomb[5] (ブラックホールボム)

DWN series[edit]

DWN is the series code for Robot Masters that have been built or modified by Dr. Wily.

For each game from Mega Man 2 through Mega Man 10, Capcom ran a Robot Master design contest. Nintendo Power magazine ran a similar contest, but only for Mega Man 6. The DWN series is the result of these contests. The original designer's name is listed in parentheses at the end of each entry.

009-016 (Mega Man 2)[edit]

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-009 Metal Man (メタルマン) Metal Man was designed by Wily as a modification of Cut Man's design. Made of lightweight materials to make him agile, Metal Man is armed with the Metal Blade, a buzzsaw-type projectile that easily slices through most materials. Unfortunately, the same light armor that makes Metal Man agile also renders him dangerously vulnerable to his own weapon. Metal Man is red and gold, with a white sawblade on his head and gold antennae, giving him some resemblance to Optimus Prime in Transformers. (Masanori Satou) Metal Blade (メタルブレード)
DWN-010 Air Man (エアーマン) Air Man resulted from Wily's experiments in creating Robot Masters that did not use the same internal architecture as the general humanoid model. He can create a wall of small tornadoes that fly forward and block projectiles using his Air Shooter. Air Man is essentially a giant mechanical fan connected with two arms and two legs. His eyes are above the fan, since his head is fused with his body. There is a dōjin song and Internet meme from Japan titled "Air Man ga Taosenai" (roughly "Can't Beat Air Man" in English) about a player's struggle to defeat Air Man. Ironically, Air Man is both extremely vulnerable to the Mega Buster and follows a definite pattern, though certain patterns of his air shooter attacks are impossible to dodge. Wily also made a new design, "Air man type", seen in later robot masters like Needle Man, Toad Man, Napalm Man and so forth where the head is connected to the torso of the body, said to "appear more menacing". (Yuji Kanazawa) Air Shooter (エアーシューター)
DWN-011 Bubble Man (バブルマン) Wily designed Bubble Man for underwater combat. Due to an error in design, Bubble Man's internal buoyancy system made it impossible for him to swim or walk properly, hampering his underwater mobility. This mistake has apparently been fixed in Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters. Bubble Man's weapon, the Bubble Lead, is a bubble of concentrated sulfuric acid that rolls along the ground. He can also fire jets of bubbles from his arm cannon. Bubble Man resembles a green scuba diver. (Takashi Tanaka) Bubble Lead (バブルリード)
DWN-012 Quick Man (クイックマン) Quick Man was designed by Wily as a modification of Elec Man's design. Wily vastly improved Elec Man's already lightning-fast reflexes and general design mobility, making Quick Man the fastest Robot Master. He is able to launch multiple Quick Boomerangs that are even faster than he is, and in other media, can wield an even larger boomerang as a sword. Quick Man wears a gold boomerang above his eyes and has a red and black body. (Hirofumi Mizoguchi) Quick Boomerang (クイックブーメラン)
DWN-013 Crash/Clash Man (クラッシュマン) Crash Man was designed by Wily to withstand strong explosions. For this purpose, he has superhuman agility and a special armor coating. He takes advantage of this resistance by use of heavy-duty Crash Bombers. These bombs are able to burrow into any surface and detonate on a short timer, hitting multiple times. He has a very below-average fight though, when you attack him he'll jump in the air and shoot out a bomb, meaning you can shoot him when he jumps then run under him avoiding any damage. Crash Man has red armor and drill-like hands. His helmet has a visor, which he is strangely perpetually raised. (Akira Yoshida) Crash/Clash Bomber (クラッシュボム)
DWN-014 Flash Man (フラッシュマン) In an experiment attempting to develop control over time, Wily built Flash Man. He can freeze time momentarily with the Time Stopper, as opposed to merely slowing it down like Time Man. Flash Man is a blue and yellow robot master with a translucent dome on his head, a white dial on his right arm and an arm cannon in place of a right hand. He will actively chase down the player and takes advantage of stopping time to shoot out rapid-fire buster shots from his arm cannon whilst his enemies are frozen, he can choose who he wants effected by his Time-stopper too. It has been noted many times that he has a very similar appearance to Mega Man. (Tomoo Yamaguchi) Time Stopper (タイムストッパー)
DWN-015 Heat Man (ヒートマン) Utilizing the schematics of Fire Man, Wily created Heat Man as a high-temperature combat robot. Heat Man's armored container is impervious to temperatures in excess of 12,000 °C, but to be fully effective, he must remain sealed. This gives his body a rather amusing Zippo lighter shape: he resembles a cigarette lighter with two arms and two legs sticking out of it. Heat Man's weapon Atomic Fire spews a series of three fireballs that leave behind flame pillars when they hit the ground. He may also ignite his body and hurl himself at opponents with startlingly destructive results. Neither of these attacks, however, resembles the Atomic Fire the player gains, which is a chargeable attack that releases a blast of flames when fired, though in Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters, the pillars become the Atomic Fire instead. (Toshiyuki Kataoka) Atomic Fire (アトミックファイヤー)
DWN-016 Wood Man (ウッドマン) Wily made Wood Man entirely of Hinoki Cypress. Wood Man also has a thin protective coating of metal, but cannot withstand high temperatures. He has the ability to call together a razor-sharp Leaf Shield that can also be used as a projectile. However, the shield has a glaring design flaw that allows it to be penetrated at close range. He uses this shield in unison with a series of four more leaves that drift from the ceiling. Wood Man has a tree trunk body and trunk-like head. He beats his chest when summoning Leaf Shield. He, along with Cut Man, also has a special cameo appearance in the Sega Saturn version of Mega Man 8 where he can be fought, to a remixed tune of his stage music, for a Bolt. (Masakatsu Ichikawa) Leaf Shield (リーフシールド)

017-024 (Mega Man 3)[edit]

This lineup of Robot Masters was designed jointly by Dr. Light and Dr. Wily to collect resources for their ultimate project Gamma, a large peacekeeping robot. In Japan, they are therefore referred to as the DRWN series, though other versions of Mega Man 3 place them under the Dr. Wily lineup.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-017 Needle Man (ニードルマン) Needle Man is designed for work in mines, being able to pierce 10-inch thick pieces of stone easily with his weapon, the Needle Cannon. This launches heavy, armor-piercing needles in rapid succession. His AI was modeled after Metal Man's AI and thus he has impressive jumping abilities and maneuverability despite his large size, and has deadly accuracy with his weapon. The spikes on his head are mounted on a heavy base that can be launched and retrieved via a telescopic system, giving him a powerful, albeit impromptu, melee attack as well. Like Air Man, Needle Man's head is fused with his body. (Nobuhiko Akatsuka) Needle Cannon (ニードルキャノン)
DWN-018 Magnet Man (マグネットマン) Magnet Man is equipped with powerful electromagnets that allow him to attract metallic opponents to their doom. His main method of attack is to jump high into the air and launch Magnet Missiles that then rain down on his opponent, homing on metallic opponents. Magnet Man resembles Metal Man, but has a magnet on his head and smoother armor. (Nagashi Kii) Magnet Missile (マグネットミサイル)
DWN-019 Gemini Man (ジェミニマン) Geological robot, good at identifying rocks. With a hologram-generating device, Gemini Man can duplicate himself. As a result of his duplication, Gemini Man is a narcissist. Both he and his clones possess arm cannons that can fire off powerful plasma blasts and his trademark Gemini Laser, a slow-moving beam that bounces off walls. Gemini Man has a four-sectioned white crystal on his head and black and blue armor. (Yoshihito Hattori) Gemini Laser (ジェミニレーザー)
DWN-020 Hard Man (ハードマン) Made from ceramic titanium, Hard Man possesses a virtually unbreakable helmet, shell and fists, and uses his own weight of 3 tons to attack. Dr. Light mounted a rocket booster in him to increase his jump height and as such, he rivals Needle Man in jumping ability. He can fire his forearms like missiles, which immediately return to him, making up his Hard Knuckle. Hard Man has a large blue drum-like body. (Kazuhiko Oguro) Hard Knuckle (ハードナックル)
DWN-021 Top Man (タップマン) Originally a dance robot, Top Man can spin like a human top due to his auto-balance system and throw spinning tops as weapons. The wheels on his feet make him very fast and while spinning using the Top Spin, projectiles are reflected away from him. He is notably the only Robot Master from Mega Man 3 to appear in the game's adaptation on Captain N, "A Tale of Two Dogs". Top Man has a head similar to a top and an orange body. (Yasushi Konjiki) Top Spin (タップスピン)
DWN-022 Snake Man (スネークマン) A unique zoological robot designed to observe or capture animals that hide in small, narrow places, Snake Man and the area he is found in also feature a snake motif. He launches mechanical Search Snakes which move and scale walls in search of a target. Though he enjoys the company of Toad Man, the feeling is not mutual since snakes prey on toads. Snake Man's head is a long snake with his face in the snake's mouth and his body is green. Snake Man has the distinction of being the most common Robot Master in the Ruby-Spears cartoon following Cut Man and Guts Man. (Yuhjiro Ishitani) Search Snake (サーチスネーク)
DWN-023 Spark Man (スパークマン) Spark Man is an electric robot who generates spark currents using long electrodes on his arms. Spark Man can generate almost 13,000 volts, more than twice the power of Elec Man. He channels this immense power into his Spark Shock, which overloads robots and stuns them while dealing severe damage to their systems. However, his ability to focus his power is not as great as Elec Man's and thus his combat abilities suffer. Spark Man is a very kind robot, often charging every electronic device he is asked to, though for some reason, other robots dislike him and thus he is always lonely. Spark Man's body resembles a giant spark plug (electrodes at his head). (Mikihiro Suzuki) Spark Shock (スパークショック)
DWN-024 Shadow Man (シャドーマン) The only Robot Master of the Mega Man 3 lineup not designed by Light and Wily, Shadow Man is a mysterious ninja robot made with extraterrestrial materials. He is very fast, can darken the room, and throw shurikens called Shadow Blades covered in a special kind of liquid that can induce insanity. His melee abilities are also potent as he knows several forms of martial arts. He is one of only two enemy Robot Masters with the ability to slide, the other being Saturn from Mega Man V. (Takumine Yoshida) Shadow Blade (シャドーブレード)

033-040 (Mega Man 5)[edit]

These Robot Masters were created by Dr. Wily and used on his fifth attempt to take over the world, using them in an attempt to frame Proto Man for his crimes.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-033 Gravity Man (グラビティーマン) A robot dedicated to research, Gravity Man can manipulate local gravity with an internal gravitation control device. His Gravity Hold either hurls airborne enemies into the upper atmosphere or smashes them into the ground by unleashing a gravitational force of up to 20 g. He can also reverse gravity on top of his opponent and deliver a devastating blow with his spiked helmet or drop his opponents into plasma shots from his arm cannon. Gravity Man is red and has a meter on his chest. (Yukiko Mori) Gravity Hold (グラビティーホールド)
DWN-034 Wave Man (ウェーブマン) Wave Man occupies a water quality control facility, being intended to be a successor to Bubble Man, capable of fighting both on land and underwater. He wields a powerful harpoon launcher on his arm. His Water Wave unleashes a column of water that move along the ground and can act as a shield. He is just as potent on land as he is underwater, unlike the previous aquatic Robot Masters, due to having an internal water storage and the ability to condense water from the atmosphere. Wave Man resembles a harpoon diver with a gold trident on his head and fancies himself a robotic incarnation of Poseidon as a result. (Hideyuki Monno) Water Wave (ウオーターウェーブ)
DWN-035 Stone Man (ストーンマン) Stone Man has a body made of separable stones held together by a gravity unit. He also possesses formidable jumping abilities, which he uses to make himself fall apart upon landing on opponents to bury them under his weight. He can manipulate the rock on his body, hurling it at foes in the form of the Power Stone or repairing damaged bricks on his body. (Kenta Oonishi) Power Stone (パワーストーン)
DWN-036 Gyro Man (ジャイロマン) Dr. Wily intended to give Gyro Man a jet propulsion system, but due to his funds being limited, he was forced to give Gyro Man propeller-driven flight instead. He often injures others unintentionally with his propeller blades. His weapon, the Gyro Attack, takes the form of either his back-mounted rotor or a smaller propeller-shaped cutter that can be steered in flight. (Katsunari Oguri) Gyro Attack (ジャイロアタック)
DWN-037 Star Man (スターマン) Designed for space exploration and combat, Star Man occupies a satellite base. His Star Crash ability creates an energy barrier in the shape of rotating stars that protects him against enemy attacks. It can also be flung at enemies. Star Man's body is a yellow inverted star and he is brown. (Tatsumi Saegusa) Star Crash (スタークラッシュ)
DWN-038 Charge Man (チャージマン) Designed for global transport, Charge Man is powered by coal and water, thus costing a fortune to maintain, but reducing his overall operational cost. His Charge Kick ability provides a quick burst of speed to ram into enemies while in an invincible state, and he can fire red-hot pieces of coal out of his smokestack. Charge Man resembles a stereotypical steam train with legs and arms. (Toshiaki Sugiura) Charge Kick (チャージキック)
DWN-039 Napalm Man (ナパームマン) Napalm Man was built for the purpose of heavy jungle combat and as a guard for Dr. Wily's secret arsenal. He is equipped with heavily destructive dual Napalm Bomb launchers on his arms that throw pairs of explosives upward in an arc. He is also able to launch volleys of homing missiles from launchers in his shoulders, has a missile launcher on his head that can unleash fast moving missiles, and can move quickly along the ground due to having tank tracks built into his feet and rocket boosts in his back. He is a weapons enthusiast, and spends his time searching for weapons that rival his in strength, but he is also skilled at diplomacy and is a loyal friend. Napalm Man is built like a tank with the launcher on his head resembling a tank's main gun. (Shinichirou Seki) Napalm Bomb (ナパームボム)
DWN-040 Crystal Man (クリスタルマン) Designed to provide income for Wily's operations, Crystal Man has the ability to create artificial crystals, which double as dangerous rebounding weapons capable of splitting into smaller orbs, making up the Crystal Eye. He can also fire plasma blasts by focusing energy through the crystal on his chest. He has an interest in fortune telling. Crystal Man's body is composed of spherical, blue crystals, with a large one on his chest and another above his eyes. Strangely, he appears green in-game, though this is likely due to graphic limitations. (Yusuke Murata) Crystal Eye (クリスタルアイ)

041-048 (Mega Man 6)[edit]

The catalyst of the plot for Mega Man 6 was an international robotics competition sponsored by the mysterious Mr. X (later revealed to be Dr. Wily in disguise) where Mr. X claims that he manipulated Dr. Wily all this time. Mr. X steals the eight finalists and reprograms them, turning them into the new Robot Masters. Consequently, the 8 Robot Masters from Mega Man 6 were known as the "MXN" series in the original release of the game.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
Canada DWN-041 Blizzard Man (ブリザードマン) An Antarctic exploration robot, Blizzard Man was once a ski instructor in Canada, though after the events of the game, he found work as a news weather forecaster. After being modified for combat, he was given the ability to create sharp snowflakes with the Blizzard Attack. He also attacks by rolling into a ball and running his opponents over with his massive size. Blizzard Man is a large robot resembling a snowball on skis with ski poles and an orange hat. (Hirofumi Ogawa) Blizzard Attack (ブリザードアタック)
Greece DWN-042 Centaur Man (ケンタウロスマン Kentauros Man) Centaur Man is a centaur-modeled robot who was built by a Greek company to serve as a guide around the monuments of ancient Greece. He was given a time/space distorter called the Centaur Flash that allowed him to teleport or cause stretches in the time/space continuum which could temporarily freeze enemies. He is also equipped with a plasma rifle whose shots break into seven bullets when they rebound off a wall. He often tramples foes as a follow-up to his time distortion. In Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters, his time/space distorter is replaced with a naginata and an ability known as Centaur Arrow, where he converts his buster into an energy bow, shooting arrows made out of a fire-like energy. (Kazuki Kidoguchi) Centaur/Kentauros Flash (ケンタウロスフラッシュ), Centaur/Kentauros Arrow (ケンタウロスアロー)
Saudi Arabia DWN-043 Flame Man (フレイムマン) In Saudi Arabia, Flame Man was originally a refinery worker. Unlike most robots, Flame Man doesn't depend on a solar power core for his power, instead relying on a special steam system run by petroleum, requiring him to stay near oil sources to refill his energy, but this is more reliable than most robots' solar power. He is fitted with an oil-powered flamethrower which can be used to shoot fireballs or unleash a wall of flame on his opponent that blocks most incoming attacks called the Flame Blast. Flame Man resembles a genie with a flamethrower arm. (Noritsugu Kurokawa) Flame Blast (フレイムブラスト)
England DWN-044 Knight Man (ナイトマン) Knight Man is a stereotypical medieval knight. Originally a fighter entered by England, his main method of attack is using a flail called the Knight Crush, a large spiked ball attached to a chain on his left arm. In his right hand, he carries a nearly-invincible shield. He swings his mace weapon with great efficiency, but this leaves him open to attack. Tomahawk Man and Knight Man were the only Robot Masters in the game specifically designed for combat. Unlike Tomahawk Man however, Knight Man was not built specifically for the tournament. Yamato Man holds great respect for him because of his chivalric beliefs. (Daniel Vallée) Knight Crush (ナイトクラッシャー)
Brazil DWN-045 Plant Man (プラントマン) Plant Man was originally a mascot of a botanical garden hailing from Brazil. He creates a shield of petal-shaped panels of energy, and hurls the shield at opponents. Although he is equipped with an arm cannon, it serves merely as a discharger for his Plant Barrier. However, in Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters, his arm cannon functions like Mega Man's, and can also unleash a large amount of energy bullets. Unlike Centaur Man, Plant Man's weapon in that game remains identical to his original one, though it is much more powerful when used offensively and durable when used defensively. In said game, Plant Man also gained the ability to sprout plants from the ground that would ensnare the player and tangle his opponents in vines, trapping them and leaving them vulnerable to attack. Plant Man has a flower-like head, and his body is wrapped in vines covered in thorns. In the Archie Comic series, Plant Man's creator is revealed to be a one-armed scientist named Dr. Pedro Astil, thus making Plant Man the first of the Mega Man 6 line-up to have an official creator. (Nobuhiro Hoshino) Plant Barrier (プラントバリア)
United States DWN-046 Tomahawk Man (トマホークマン) Tomahawk Man's main weapon is his arm-mounted Silver Tomahawk, which is thrown in an arc leaving a gap for opponents to hide in. To compensate for this weakness, he can also fling razor-edged feathers from his headdress. He hails from the Southwestern United States as he possesses a Native American motif, complete with a war bonnet. Tomahawk Man and Knight Man were the only Robot Masters in the game specifically designed for combat, although he was the only robot of the eight to be specifically designed for the tournament. Despite his weapon's name, neither Mega Man's version nor his version is actually silver in color. (Yoshinobu Suda) Silver Tomahawk (シルバートマホーク)
China DWN-047 Wind Man (ウィンドマン) Wind Man was entered from China, where his original job was involved in helping in agriculture, more specifically in harvesting. He has the ability to fire his shoulder-mounted propellers at foes. He can also create winds of up to 720 km/h, lift into the air despite his large size, and use his great mass to crush his opponents under his feet. His Wind Storm is similar to Bubble Lead in that it travels across the floor, but if it hits an enemy, it will send them shooting upwards. Wind Man is a pink-orange robot with fan-like shoulders, a cap resembling a rice bowl, and a stereotypical Chinese pigtail. (Michael Leader) Wind Storm (ウィンドストーム)
Japan DWN-048 Yamato Man (ヤマトマン) Yamato Man wields a Japanese spear in combat. He can use his spear with great finesse in melee combat and throw spearheads at enemies from a distance with the Yamato Spear. However, the heads must be retrieved after use. He also possesses above average agility, which he uses by jumping high in the air while launching a volley of spearheads. According to his data card in Mega Man and Bass, he holds great respect for Knight Man because they abide by similar codes of warfare. He resembles an armored samurai complete with a kabuto helmet, although his armor is mainly for show only. (Rai Ichikawa) Yamato Spear (ヤマトスピア)

049-056 (Mega Man 7)[edit]

Although the first four of these Robot Masters were implied to have been designed well before Mega Man 7, their numbers are sequentially behind the lineup from Mega Man 6. These robots were programmed to activate if they did not receive any communication from Dr. Wily for six months. When that happened, they went on a rampage with Dr. Wily's robot army and sprung him from prison.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-049 Freeze Man (フリーズマン) Freeze Man was originally created as part of an experiment to design a method to harvest the thermal energy of the surrounding environment. Freeze Man's job was to reduce the temperature of the energy collection system to allow for optimal energy absorption and to work the physical aspects of the experiment. He uses a various array of ice attacks in close succession, making for a brutal and aggressive attack pattern. His Freeze Cracker releases a shard of ice that splits into smaller pieces upon hitting an enemy or wall. (Shigeaki Sakamoto) Freeze Cracker (フリーズクラッカー)
DWN-050 Junk Man (ジャンクマン) Junk Man's body is held together by a series of electromagnets, making him similar to Frankenstein's Monster, as he is made of several components from other robots. He was designed to collect parts from garbage and junk metal that could be used for building robots, but upon seeing his raw power, Dr. Wily modified him to act as a combat robot. He throws said junk at foes, can compress several bits of junk into blocks to crush enemies, and have them orbit him using the Junk Shield. Thunder Bolt is his weakness as it can shut down the electromagnets, causing him to fall apart. (Jun Akiba). Junk Shield (ジャンクシールド)
DWN-051 Burst Man (バーストマン) Burst Man is a deep sea combat robot armed with mines and capable of creating a wide variety of traps. The mines are encased in bubbles that wrap around their target, preventing escape, hence their name, Danger Wrap. In the manga, he is shown to have a hobby of creating fireworks. Since he stores various volatile chemicals and explosives in his body, Burst Man is extremely vulnerable to severe impacts or extreme temperature conditions (even a charged Mega Buster shot will send him reeling). Burst Man is the only Robot Master besides Slash Man to have two weaknesses: Turbo Man's Scorch Wheel and Freeze Man's Freeze Cracker (fittingly, Slash Man has the same two weaknesses). (Keishi Tsuchiya) Danger Wrap (デンジャーラップ)
DWN-052 Cloud Man (クラウドマン) Cloud Man floats through the air with the aid of an anti-gravity device concealed by a cloud-like shape. He was originally created as an experimental weather monitoring and control device. He can create rain and wind to blow enemies to their doom and channel bolts of lightning that split into smaller bolts of electricity when they hit the ground, creating the Thunder Bolt/Strike. (Isao Nakagiri) Thunder Bolt/Thunder Strike (サンダーストライク)
DWN-053 Spring Man (スプリングマン) Spring Man's body is composed of 2,000 springs, which gives him unprecedented jumping capabilities. He can deliver powerful punches from afar with his spring-loaded arms, and can also launch springs laced with barbed wire or containing bombs at enemies with the Wild Coil. Hitting him with Thunder Bolt magnetizes his body, allowing him to draw Mega Man in for a powerful body slam attack. (Akira Ito) Wild Coil (ワイルドコイル)
DWN-054 Slash Man (スラッシュマン) Slash Man is an animal-like robot designed for jungle exploration. His claws are lethally sharp and long, and he uses them for a deadly slash attack called the Slash Claw, using technology designed with the intention of destroying asteroids. He can also produce tar bombs that will either stick his opponents to the ground leaving them vulnerable to attack or disable their weapons and hinder their mobility to buy Slash Man time to counterattack. Dr. Wily based his design on a previous robot, the Stardroid Pluto. Slash Man is the only Robot Master besides Burst Man to have two weaknesses: Turbo Man's Scorch Wheel and Freeze Man's Freeze Cracker. Fittingly, both have the same dual weaknesses. Slash Man was originally called "Claw Man" by his creator. (Yoichi Amano) Slash Claw (スラッシュクロー)
DWN-055 Shade Man (シェードマン) Shade Man is a vampire robot with bat-like wings designed as a fun house attraction. His Noise Crush attack (initially designed to hypnotize humans) bounces off walls much like a bat's sonar. Upon receiving the amplified sounds waves, he can blast them back out at incredible force. Shade Man can also attack with a paralyzing beam, and may attempt to swoop at Mega Man, grabbing him and draining him of energy in order to refill his own, much like a vampire draining the blood of a victim. There is an Easter egg that if the player holds down the B button while selecting his stage, the music will be the main theme to Ghosts 'N Goblins (this will only work before Shade Man is defeated). His stage is also a homage to Ghosts 'N Goblins. (Tetsuya Watada) Noise Crush/Crush Noise (クラッシュノイズ)
DWN-056 Turbo Man (ターボマン) Turbo Man is an automobile-themed robot able to change between a humanoid form and a car form, much like a Transformer. It is said Dr. Wily created him out of his own car. His signature weapon is the Scorch Wheel, which is a group of spinning fireballs that rotate in a 'wheel' fashion, and he can also transform into his car form to drive right into Mega Man, and hitting him with the Thunder Bolt makes him invincible for a while. He is also shown to have a friendly rivalry with Quick Man in Battle and Chase. (Takashi Kino) Scorch Wheel/Burning Wheel (バーニングホイール)

057-064 (Mega Man 8)[edit]

Mega Man 8 was the last game to hold a Robot Master design contest. The only Robot Masters from this game designed by the staff were Tengu Man and Astro Man.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-057 Tengu Man (テングマン) Tengu Man is an experimental weather-control robot modeled after the tengu. His special weapons are Tornado Hold (which causes a small tornado and sometimes encases enemies in the vortex) and Tengu Blade (a blade that throws a whirlwind after being swung). He can also trap enemies in balls of air to carry them to their death. He is extremely boastful and cocky. He reappears in Mega Man & Bass. His head resembles a hummingbird's head to some extent. Tornado Hold (トルネードホールド), Tengu Blade (テングブレード)
DWN-058 Astro Man (アストロマン) Built from abandoned planetarium parts, Wily intended Astro Man to hypnotize observers in the planetarium. By manipulating the dimensional space around him, Astro Man can create a virtual-reality subspace, an ability which makes him incredibly talented at hide-and-seek. Astro Man was not built for battle, resulting in the indirect nature of his attacks and his often cowardly persona, but his Astro Crush gives him the ability to summon a rain of meteors on enemies. He reappears in Mega Man & Bass where he now possesses the Copy Vision ability, creating afterimages that can still damage opponents. Astro Crush (アストロクラッシュ), Copy Vision (コピービジョン)
DWN-059 Sword Man (ソードマン) Wily once stole an ancient sword from a museum. However, the sword was so large that he could find no use for it, so he made Sword Man to use it as a weapon. However, the sword was still too heavy for Sword Man to lift. For this reason, Sword Man's upper body and lower body were split, allowing them to move independently, and a gyroscopic stabilizer was installed in the upper half. His attack channels energy through the sword to cause a burst of flame, aptly called the Flame Sword, but he can also detach his body to unleash whirlwind blade attack and summon a pillar of fire around him for defense. (Keigo Matsuo) Flame Sword (フレイムソード)
DWN-060 Clown Man (クラウンマン) Wily stole Clown Man from the set of a cancelled science fiction show and remodeled him using props. His arms are able to extend several times longer than his own body. His attacks are electricity-based, including Thunder Carnival (where he turns into a bouncing ball of electricity) and the Thunder Claw (where he digs his arms underground and electrifies enemies), his Special Weapon, and when Mega Man uses this, he can attach himself to certain hinges, using it like a grappling hook. Although he has a clown-like motif, his personality is fitting for his jester-like appearance. (Hiroshige Sakai) Thunder Claw (サンダークロー)
DWN-061 Search Man (サーチマン) Using parts from a decommissioned security robot, Wily added an extra head to Search Man, intended to give him two brains, and double the processing power. However, instead of adding to the abilities of this surveillance robot, the heads tend to watch (and squabble with) each other rather than look for intruders. He uses guerrilla tactics, trying to ambush opponents with a barrage of missiles, and can unleash highly accurate homing missiles using the Homing Sniper. (Yuuta Hata) Homing Sniper (ホーミングスナイパー)
DWN-062 Frost Man (フロストマン) During Clown Man's remodeling, Wily went a little overboard ordering parts. Frost Man was built to use the extras. Wily had enough spare parts so that he could install an ice machine inside Frost Man, allowing him to produce icicle spikes on the ground in an attack called the Ice Wave. Although he shows limited intelligence, he seems to make ice sculptures as a hobby and is also incredibly strong. Frost Man's body is based on an igloo. (Akifumi Nomura) Ice Wave (アイスウェーブ)
DWN-063 Grenade Man (グレネードマン) Due to Grenade Man's faulty programming, he cannot discriminate between targets and allies. Because of this, he tends to attack anyone and anything, including himself. His personality is that of a masochistic drill sergeant. His attack, Flash Bomb, is a stunning concussion grenade. Like his name suggests, he is modeled after a grenade. (Kenichirou Komaki) Flash Bomb (フラッシュボム)
DWN-064 Aqua Man (アクアマン) Aqua Man is the result of Wily's first attempt to build Frost Man's ice machine. Instead of scrapping him, Wily gave him a water tank and sent him to a water treatment facility to train. His personality is that of a showboating trickster. His attacks involve manipulating water, creating pillars of water to block attacks, creating curving streams of water, and rapidly unleashing blobs of water called the Water Balloon. (Morito Kuriki) Water Balloon (ウォーターバルーン)

073-080 (Mega Man 10)[edit]

In Mega Man 10, these Robot Masters were among those infected by the robot disease called Roboenza:

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-073 Blade Man (ブレイドマン) Blade Man was the guide to an ancient castle before the Roboenza incident. The castle's lord had a fascination with swords which inspired the robot's design where Blade Man has a blade-shaped head and blades for hands. He has an encyclopedic knowledge about weapons and swords, and can speak on the subject for a very long time. In combat, Blade Man jumps across the room agilely, and will throw three to five blades (much like his special weapon the Triple Blade), and can also dash into Mega Man. Triple Blade (トリプルブレイド)
DWN-074 Pump Man (ポンプマン) Pump Man is a water pump-themed robot. Before the Roboenza incident, Pump Man worked at a wastewater treatment plant purifying the water that came through. He also volunteered his time to wash graffiti off of walls in the neighborhood. Pump Man has also been described as a "neat freak." He can create balls of water, making up his Water Shield, to surround him and fly around, and can throw his pump handle like a boomerang. Water Shield (ウォーターシールド)
DWN-075 Commando Man (コマンドマン) Before contracting Roboenza, Commando Man was a mine-sweeping robot who used remote detonation techniques to clear minefields all over the world. It is also said that he enjoys tasting oil from the various countries he visits. His Commando Bomb is very dangerous, as even if it misses an enemy by hitting a surface, it will unleash a shockwave to rip into them. Commando Bomb (コマンドボム)
DWN-076 Chill Man (チルドマン Chilled Man) Before contracting Roboenza, Chill Man's primary job as an arctic natural observation robot was to stop glacial melting caused by global warming. He enjoys photography and uses photos of his experiences in the arctic to raise awareness on the Internet of the importance of nature. Chill Man shows great agility, and can fire a freezing gel to either freeze enemies in their tracks, or create ice spikes as traps, making up his Special Weapon, the Chill Spike. Chill/Chilled Spike (チルドスパイク)
DWN-077 Sheep Man (シープマン) Sheep Man is a sheep-themed robot. Originally a sheep herding robot, he left that job to work in the static resistance test division of a circuit board manufacturer after one day noticing static build-up on his wool. Being easily bored however, he considered changing jobs again before he became infected with Roboenza. In combat, Sheep Man will turn into cloud-like balls of wool that rain down lightning, much akin to his special weapon (Thunder Wool), fire electric sparks, and generate ground based lightning balls when he lands on the ground. Thunder Wool (サンダーウール)
DWN-078 Strike Man (ストライクマン) Strike Man is a baseball-themed robot. He was a batting-practice robot for a stadium before he malfunctioned due to Roboenza. In one incident, Strike Man purposely hit a batter that he disliked with a very powerful fastball sending him to the hospital. He also gets upset when he gives up too many hits. In combat, he uses his Rebound Striker, a rubber-based ball that becomes more powerful the more it bounces, and turn into a ball to roll into enemies. Rebound Striker (リバウンドストライカー)
DWN-079 Nitro Man (ニトロマン) Nitro Man is a robot who can transform into a motorcycle and release several Wheel Cutters. Before he contracted Roboenza, he was a stunt robot who has appeared in many movies and TV shows. Nitro Man is willing to do whatever stunts he is asked to regardless of the risks. Nitro Man was also the president of a robot stunt club which has sixty members. He can use his motorcycle form to run across walls and ram his opponents, and he can use his Wheel Cutter to roll across surfaces. When Mega Man gets the Wheel Cutter, he can use it as a close-combat weapon (like a chainsaw) and to climb up walls. Wheel Cutter (ホイールカッター)
DWN-080 Solar Man (ソーラーマン) Solar Man is a robot who can make artificial sunlight at the top of his head. Solar Man worked in a sunlight research lab before he went berserk from Roboenza. In his spare time, he developed a "Solar Workout" plan which has had little success. Solar Man can collect solar energy from the area, including buster shots, and unleash the Solar Blaze, a fire ball that splits into two waves of fire. Solar Blaze (ソーラーブレイズ)

081-088 (Mega Man 11)[edit]

These Robot Masters appear in Mega Man 11, and are creations of various companies reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, even though their number codes state otherwise. Each Robot Master is fitted with either a 'Speed Gear' to improve their speed, or a 'Power Gear' to increase their raw attack power.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DWN-081 Block Man (ブロックマン) Like Guts Man, Block Man was designed to be used in construction projects, dropping blocks of rock where they needed to be with his special weapon, the Block Dropper, and can also rapidly hurl groups of blocks at his enemies. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Power Gear, allowing him to morph into a large stone golem form, with his main body serving as the head, making him similar to Stone Man. He resembles the column of a stone castle with arms and legs. He was originally going to be named Renga Man (Brick Man in Japan). He is voiced by Marc Swint in English and Kazutomi Yamamoto in Japanese. Block Dropper (ブロックドロッパー)
DWN-082 Fuse Man (ヒューズマン) Much like Elec Man before him, Fuse Man was designed to oversee electrical equipment, and was exceptionally speedy like Quick Man. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Speed Gear, allowing him to turn into a bolt of lightning and zip around the room. His main weapon is the Scramble Thunder, a sphere of electricity that moves across floors and walls, and can be shot in any direction. He is amongst the most human-looking of this series, much like Blast Man, and has two tubes resembling electrical fuses on his head, as well as lightning decals on his boots. He is voiced by Todd Haberkorn in English and Makoto Furukawa in Japanese. Scramble Thunder (スクランブルサンダー)
DWN-083 Blast Man (ブラストマン) Designed to work as a robot specializing in explosive pyrotechnic displays for movies and theme parks, he has a flair for theatrics, and his Chain Blast allows him to create sticky bombs that, when in proximity to each other, increase the eventual explosive force greatly. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Power Gear, allowing him to throw even bigger bombs to generate larger explosions. His head has five spikes jutting out from it, and has a blue/red color scheme, being among the most human-looking of the Robot Masters in the game. He is voiced by Chris Hackney in English and Tasuku Hatanaka in Japanese. Chain Blast (チェインブラスト)
DWN-084 Acid Man (アシッドマン) Designed to be a chemist robot, he was turned into a "mad scientist" due to being reprogrammed by Dr. Wily. His weapon, Acid Barrier, has the ability to generate a shield made of acid that protects him from all damage and shoots globs of acid at enemies. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Speed Gear, allowing him to swim at high speeds in an acid pool and create a wave of acid to rush at Mega Man. Tubes of acid wrap around his body, and his head protection resembles a drop. He is voiced by Christopher Corey Smith in English and Kosuke Toriumi in Japanese. Acid Barrier (アシッドバリア)
DWN-085 Tundra Man (ツンドラマン) Designed to specialize in environmental research in Earth's coldest regions, similarly to Ice Man, Tundra Man's loneliness lead him to watch competitive ice skating on TV, making him quit his job and take up a career in figure skating. In combat, he uses ice skating moves to dance around, using spins to make him immune to damage, much like Top Man. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was outfitted with a Speed Gear, allowing him to skate forward at high speeds, gathering cold air to form into a whirlwind made of said air, resembling his special weapon, the Tundra Storm. He resembles a robot with numerous ice shards embedded in his body, especially on his right side, and wears skates and has a ponytail made of ice. He is voiced by Michael T. Coleman in English and Shinji Kawada in Japanese. Tundra Storm (ツンドラストーム)
DWN-086 Torch Man (トーチマン) Designed to teach campers fire safety, he practiced martial arts to keep his fire powers under control, creating one of his own called 'Torch-jutsu,' focusing on sweeping and aerial kicks kicks and fire punches. His fighting style, as a result, is similar to Magma Dragoon from Mega Man X4, and his special weapon, the Blazing Torch, is based around his aerial kicks, as it is a fireball that rises upwards at an angle and then rapidly descends in the form of a dragon made of fire. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Power Gear, allowing him to set himself on fire and unleash rolling fireballs and generate large pillars of fire. His head and shoulders are designed after a torch, while his feet are vented. He is voiced by Jon Bailey in English and Katsuyuki Konishi in Japanese. Blazing Torch (ブレイジングトーチ)
DWN-087 Impact Man/Pile Man (パイルマン) Designed to be an all-purpose construction robot like Guts Man, Impact Man specializes in piling, using his jackhammer arms for maximum impact and to create explosions, dashing forward with his jackhammers outstretched, similar to his special weapon, the Pile Driver, a dash attack that can be performed in midair. He can also turn into a spiked shuriken-like form, planting spikes on the ground. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was given a Power Gear, allowing him to turn himself into a giant jackhammer. He is made up of three separate pile-driving robots known as the Impact Brothers (Kui-ichiro, Kui-jiro, and Kui-saburo), and they are all hazards throughout his stage. He is voiced by Jesse Merlin in English and Masaki Terasoma in Japanese. Pile Driver (パイルドライブ)
DWN-088 Bounce Man/Rubber Man (ラバーマン) Designed to be a crash-test dummy, Bounce Man's ability to bounce and stretch led him to become a fitness instructor, and his colorful body, friendly appearance, and childish personality led him to be popular with children and adults alike. Even when he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he still remained a childish and fun-loving robot. His rubber body allows him to not only stretch his arms to punch enemies at a distance, but also bounce around, while if he is hit with enough damage, he will split into separate bouncing ball components before eventually rebuilding himself, similar to his weapon, the Bounce Ball, which unleashes a trio of rubber balls that bounce off walls and enemies, and eventually explode after a period of time. When he was reprogrammed by Dr. Wily, he was outfitted with a Speed Gear, allowing him to bounce around at a much higher velocity. His legs are stubby, and his main body is designed after a bouncy ball. He is voiced by Bonnie Gordon in English and Yukari Tamura in Japanese. Bounce Ball (バウンスボール)

DCN series[edit]

025-032 (Mega Man 4)[edit]

Each of the Robot Masters numbered 025-032 were designed by Dr. Cossack and later modified by Dr. Wily at the time when he captured Dr. Cossack's daughter and blackmailed him to work with him. The game lists three of the Robot Masters with the wrong identification codes.[10] Although they officially bear Dr. Cossack's identification code, their numbers fit in the lineup of the DWN series, and Mega Man 4 reflects this by listing them under the DWN series.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
DCN-025 Bright Man (ブライトマン) Bright Man was created for emergency illumination and rescue work. His weapon, the Flash Stopper, sends out a powerful wave of electricity of up to 10 million watts in the form of a brief and instantaneous flash of light. This flash temporarily stuns opponents, at which Bright Man will either shoot them down with his arm cannon or land on them, both for massive damage. Bright Man resembles a control panel with arms and legs, with an incandescent light bulb attached to his head. (Yoshitaka Enomoto) Flash Stopper (フラッシュストッパー)
DCN-026 Toad Man (トードマン) Toad Man is a toad-themed robot created for terraforming. His Rain Flush is a missile-launching system that fires rockets capable of expelling tremendous amounts of liquid in the form of raindrops over large areas. After Dr. Wily converted him, the devices were modified to unleash acid rain instead. The game incorrectly lists his identification code as DCN-029, Ring Man's number. (Atsushi Ootsuka) Rain Flush (レインフラッシュ)
DCN-027 Drill Man (ドリルマン) Drill Man was designed for underground tunnel construction work, with heavy armor and a specially-made weapon. His Drill Bomb punctures through rock and metals, and then explodes within them to break up as much material as possible with one blast. He can cut through solid rock like a shark through water. Drill Man has a drill-like head and drill arms. (Masayuki Hoshi) Drill Bomb (ドリルボム)
DCN-028 Pharaoh Man (ファラオマン) Pharaoh Man was created for archaeological excavation. The pharaoh-motif was intended to ward off curses. His Pharaoh Shot, originally installed to help him light up dark rooms, can be charged to unleash bursts of solar energy. He was given the ability to teleport and float in Mega Man 2: The Power Fighters, where his weapon was replaced with the Pharaoh Wave, which sends out his energy in a pair of waves behind and in front of him instead of in a ball like the Pharaoh Shot. He was also given the ability to teleport and levitate in said game, along with an eye-shaped magic shield. Mega Man 4 incorrectly lists his identification code as DCN-026, Toad Man's number. (Takayuki Ebara) Pharaoh Shot (ファラオショット), Pharaoh Wave (ファラオウェーブ)
DCN-029 Ring Man (リングマン) Ring Man was created expressly for anti-Mega Man combat as a modification of an earlier police-robot design. The Ring Boomerang acts much like a chakram. As their name implies, they return to the user after being thrown. The game incorrectly lists his identification code as DCN-028, Pharaoh Man's number. Ring Man is similar in design to Magnet Man and Metal Man, but his combat AI was based on a simplified version of Quick Man's. (Hiromi Uchida) Ring Boomerang (リングブーメラン)
DCN-030 Dust Man (ダストマン) Dust Man was created for industrial sanitation projects. His weapon, Dust Crusher, is a powerful bomb covered in thick layers of scrap metal. Its explosion sends debris off in four directions, making it a difficult to avoid attack. The large vent on his head can also draw air in very fast, moving physical matter towards him and sucking all enemy fire harmlessly. Dust Man is modeled after a vacuum cleaner. He has an arm cannon that he never uses in-game, though the Ruby-Spears cartoon showed it in action. (Yusuke Murata) Dust Crusher/Dust Crasher (ダストクラッシャー)
DCN-031 Dive Man (ダイブマン) Dive Man is a submarine-themed robot who was created for deep sea exploration. Dive Man's body is built to withstand crushing depths. His Dive Missiles, as they were originally designed to burst into nets for catching fish, possess flawless homing abilities. Once Dive Man was weaponized by Wily, the fish nets and other capture equipment were replaced by powerful explosive warheads, and the missiles were also given the ability to function outside of water. Due to a design error, Dive Man cannot completely transform into a submarine (his legs and arms remain). He utilizes this design flaw in combat by throwing himself at opponents and trying to smash them. (Suguru Nakayama) Dive Missile (ダイブミサイル)
DCN-032 Skull Man (スカルマン) Skull Man was created for wartime combat purposes. He balances offensive and defensive strengths. His skull-motif is used as a kind of psychological warfare tactic. His Skull Barrier is not only nearly impenetrable but is also capable of damaging enemies that come in contact with it. He can also attack with a powerful arm cannon similar to the Mega Buster, but cannot use both at the same time, leaving an opening to attack. Though a theory exists that Dr. Cossack created Skull Man to hint at who was truly behind his plan for world domination, Dr. Wily's adoption of the skull motif is, ironically, officially confirmed in Mega Man 4.(Toshiyuki Miyachi) Skull Barrier (スカルバリアー)

New series[edit]

NLN series[edit]

NWN is the series code for the New Light Numbers, elite Robot Masters who enlisted in or were forcibly conscripted into Dr. Wily's secret base and were promoted to ranks of prominence, evidenced by the fact that they guard the entrance to his lab, hence their name. The NLN series appeared in Mega Man Advance, alongside Struck Man and Stellar Man.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
NLN.089 Lace/Cami Man Lace Man, also professionally known as Cami Man, an adult Robot Master from a theme park/athletic center called the Triple-X Pornographic Theme Park lived in. Many of those Robot Masters watching sex videos on her pornographic theater on a fifth season and first episode of Rockman.EXE called "Expensive to Be Rock Man!". She could transform into a pole dancer like Erika Jayne simultaneously. She could use two gears called Power Gear with Speed Gear equals Dash Gear with diving gear, defying gravity gear, driving gear and downpunch gear from floor to left wall and from ceiling to right wall with Xxpensive Driver, but Mega Man's weakness is Regal Man's King Eye. With her sexy pose. Mega Man allows the photoshoot to shoot photos like dancer poses for girls and all his pictures taken by Proto Man. She's a 1st Robot Master in a lineup of ten. She is voiced by Norah Jones, replacing Skye Sweetnam in English and Kikuko Inoue in Japanese. Cami Barrier/Cup Satelite, Xxpensive Driver
NWN.090 Regal Man Regal Man is a king-themed robot in a secret kingdom where princes and princesses live. He could use a Power Gear with a high electricity Scorch Trident that powers up an electronic wire with messy ones. His weakness is Teargas Man's Hyper Teargas that deploys a thing or two with a teargas. Regal Man uses Power Gear with quadruple tridents like a king transforming a character. He is voiced by Albert Brooks in English and Shinichiro Miki in Japanese. King Eye, Scorch Trident
NLN.091 Teargas Man Teargas Man, a teargas-themed robot designed with a discotech like DWN.086 Torch Man's Blazing Torch on Mega Man 11 and DLN.071 Magma Man's Magma Bazooka on Mega Man 9 too easily reprogrammed by Dr. Wily. She allows to boil up with her head like a boiler off the ceiling instead. Mega Man orders a new weapon from Teargas Man called Hyper Teargas and Boiling Hold, only this, Gravity Man's Gravity Hold that defies like a zero gravity itself on Mega Man 5. She is voiced by Katie Banks in English and Yukari Tamura in Japanese. Hyper Teargas, Boiling Hold
NLN.092 Medic Man/Firstaid Man Medic Man, professionally known as Firstaid Man is a first-aid kit-themed robot lives in a giant hospital where nurses are robots out of this stage while his weapon is a medicine-like Firstad Bomber to explode a thing or two without damaging a health point against Mega Man simultaneously. Medic Man only uses a secondary weapon like Scorching Acid in order to beat him in the least one of Mega Busters, Proto Busters, Forte Busters, Stretch Fists and Giga Busters only Medic Man's dead in battle cries or something. He is voiced by Scott McCord in English and Tomokazu Sugita in Japanese. Medicine/Firstaid Bomber, Scorching Acid
NLN.093 Cuerpo Man Cuerpo Man is a Gutsman-like robot in a construction hideout with dark caves and canyon-like road of terror. Cuerpo Man allows to punch down with his weapon like Cuerpo Fists only DWN.053 Spring Man's Wild Coil on Mega Man 7 inside of his strength insultingly. He could use his Power Gear then he can transform into his giant form, is a giant Luis Fonsi. Cuerpo Man allowed Mega Man's new weapon once or twice he beat him with his weakness is Lace Man's Cami Barrier four times a damaging attack with first blood carefully. He is voiced by Sean Hayes in English and Jun Fukuyama in Japanese. Cuerpo Fist, Wreck Knuckle
NLN.094 Rage Man Rage Man is a gas stove-themed robot lives in an appliance basement full of electric fans, washing machines, refrigerators or all of them. Unlike her, every weapon is a Rage Burst and Chain Tank inside of his new weapon obtained. Rage Man allows her to go in or give him energy without damaging an attack. His weakness is Medic Man's Medicine Bomber damages four times weaker than himand his weapon too easy. She is voiced by Joss Stone in English and Fumiko Orikasa in Japanese. Rage Burst, Chain Tank
NLN.095 Stellar Man Stellar Man is a lipstick-themed robot lives in a cosmetic base called "Glam Base". She is reprogrammed by Dr. Wily like Lace Man and Teargas Man combining in size and power between Mega Man and his archenemy. Her weapon is the first ones, the explosive-based Stellar Blast including in her second weapon is a Block Dropper-like Glam Attack like DWN.081 Block Man from Mega Man 11 with dropping shower on this stage and his weakness is Cuerpo Man's Cuerpo Fist damages six attacks. She is voiced by Lindsay Lohan in English and Miyuki Sawashiro in Japanese. Stellar Blast, Glam Attack
NLN.096 Struck Man Struck Man is a ninja-themed robot like DWN.024 Shadow Man on Mega Man 3 with his Shadow Blade in the way out of the stage immediately. His weapon is a primary one like Shining Blade. With his agile power of his own, he rolls with rising shurikens from up there like Tomahawk Man's Silver Tomahawk on Mega Man 6 consistently he can throw with tomahawks faster than before on the battle. he can use a Power Gear with four tomahawks double-teaming themselves a double-team and his weakness is Stellar Man's Stelar Blast. He is voiced by Patrick Stewart in English and Daisuke Ono in Japanese. Star Struck, Shining Blade

RKN series[edit]

NWN is the series code for "New Wily Numbers". In the English versions, they were called "Mega Man Hunters" in the games for the Game Boy, but "Megaman Killers" in Mega Man & Bass. Regardless, the code remained the same. Each NWN robot is named after a musical genre. While considered as an analog, Quint is technically not part of the RKN series. Similarly, Terra is also an analog but is part of the SRN series of Stardroids as he was not designed by Wily.

Series Number Weapon
RKN-001 Enker Miror Buster
RKN-002 Punk (パンク) Screw Crusher (スクリュークラッシャー)
RKN-003 Ballade (バラード) Ballade Cracker (バラードクラッカー)

SRN series[edit]

NWN is a code for "New Wily Numbers". It appears on Mega Man Advance 2 that Dr. Wily reprogrammed as the NWN Robot Maters from 8 stages. It is a co-production game of Twentieth Century Fox in Japanese, To-uintietto Shintsuri Fokkusu and DreamWorks Animation SKG or Dorimu Wakusu Animesshon SKG on a 2014 video game on PS4.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
SRN-001 Terra (Earth) (アース) The leader of the Stardroids, Terra is very greedy and self-centered. His Spark Chaser has two forms: a high-damage laser beam or a ball of electricity that follows an opponent and deals moderate damage every time it hits. He can also teleport and fire a ring that paralyzes opponents. He is immune to almost everything, even Mega Man's standard charged shot. Only the charged Mega Arm and Uranus' Deep Digger have been proven to be able to damage him. Despite being named after the earth goddess of Roman mythology, Terra is male. Spark Chaser (スパークチェイサー)
SRN-002 Mercury (マーキュリー) Mercury is a logistics coordinator, a kleptomaniac and a follower of communism. His powers reference his planet's name in Japanese, "water star" (水星, Suisei), as he is able to transform from solid to liquid or vice versa much like the Yellow Devil. His only means of ranged attack is the Grab Buster, a spark of light than can absorb a foe's energy and restore his health or be used to steal a powerup. Grab Buster/Snatch Buster (スナッチバスター)
SRN-003 Venus (ビーナス) Venus is the grumpy weapons manufacturer of the Stardroids. He fires his weapon, the Bubble Bomb, in two sizes; the small ones can home in on a target, but the large ones are stationary. Mega Man's version instead moves upwards in a wave-like trajectory. Like Burst Man's Danger Wrap, these bubbles are composed of highly volatile and toxic chemicals. He bears a distinct resemblance to Toad Man from Mega Man 4, though he is modelled after a crab instead of a toad. Bubble Bomb (バブルボム)
SRN-004 Mars (マース) Mars is well armed with a number of weapons much like Napalm Man. He can fire several types of missiles, a powerful autocannon of strength comparable to the Mega Buster, or perform an invincible dash, leaving landmines in the path behind him. His most powerful attack is the Photon Missile, a powerful high-speed rocket that drills through anything once in motion after a short period of charge-up time. Mars' design bears a resemblance to Napalm Man from Mega Man 5. Notably, both of them have the same-shaped head and are mounted on tank-like treads. His design as a tank robot is a reference to the actual deity Mars being the god of war. Photon Missile (フォトンミサイル)
SRN-005 Jupiter (ジュピター) Jupiter rules the sky, though ironically he has no control over the weather; however, he does have electrical abilities much like Zeus, the Greek version of Jupiter. Like Tengu Man from Mega Man 8, he has a pair of powerful jet engines that allow him to fly and perform extreme maneuvers. Originally, Jupiter was equipped with an electromagnetic bomb with a yield of several megatons, but, feeling it was too dangerous for him to use in combat, he modified it to channel energy for his then-secondary attack, the Electric Shock, a powerful thunder bolt rivaling Elec Man's Thunder Beam in strength. He can also fired a spread of sparks from his arm cannon. Jupiter has a dislike of explosives, possibly attributed to the fact that Venus' Bubble Bomb is his weakness. He is modeled after a falcon. Electric Shock (エレクトリックショック)
SRN-006 Saturn (サターン) Saturn, like his mythological namesake, has control over time and space. His Black Hole generates a void that obliterates most enemies and fires a powerful ring of energy blasts as a secondary attack. He can also stop time to unleash a spread of energy projectiles and slide, being one of four characters in the entire classic series to have this ability (the others are Mega Man, Proto Man, and Shadow Man). Saturn ironically has a dislike of all things electronic (as he is a robot) due to the fact Jupiter's Electric Shock is his weakness. Black Hole (ブラックホール)
SRN-007 Uranus (ウラノス) Uranus's attacks are earth-based, despite being named after the sky deity in Roman mythology. Shaped like a bull, he is the largest and strongest of the Stardroids by far and is capable of hurling huge rocks with the Deep Digger or causing a fatal cave-in with a single high jump. Almost paradoxically, Uranus also boasts supreme speed and agility for a robot of his size, being able to cover his boss chamber in a single leap and charging across the same distance at incredible speed. Uranus is also quite tough, taking minimal damage from most attacks and surviving his own weapon with minimal damage. His attack pattern is similar to that of Guts Man. Deep Digger (ディープディガー)
SRN-008 Pluto (プルート) Pluto is modeled after a leopard or wild cat. He can use his claws to slash the enemy, fire homing missiles, or launch short-range fireballs. His Break Dash renders him invincible, which he uses to speed towards a foe to destroy them up close or for protection. He also uses his agility to reach places where he can imperviously attack his enemy, using his tail to cling to walls or ceilings. Wily used his design as the basis for Slash Man from Mega Man 7. Break Dash (ブレイクダッシュ)
SRN-009 Neptune (ネプチューン) Neptune is an aquatic Robot Master. He is the second-largest of the Stardroids after Uranus and is heavy enough to cause the ground to shake by jumping high. His Salt Water projectiles can split into three smaller ones upon hitting a wall and corrode most known materials, including Mars' tough armor. The reason Neptune is last in the SRN series instead of Pluto is because at the time of the game's development and release, Neptune's orbit had taken it further from the Sun than Pluto. Salt Water (ソルトウォーター)

MWN series[edit]

MWN is the series code for the "Megaworld Corps" that appeared in Mega Man: The Wily Wars. In Mega Man & Bass, they are referred to as the "Genesis Unit". Each MWN robot is based on a character from the Chinese epic work Journey to the West.

Series Number Short Description
MWN-01 Buster Rod.G Leader of the Megaworld army. The G is for Son Gokū, the Japanese reading of the name Sun Wukong. Like the character he is named after, he resembles a monkey and uses an extendable staff as a weapon. Buster Rod also has the ability to duplicate himself an endless number of times and is extremely agile. He also uses a standard arm cannon. He must be fought twice to be successfully defeated.
MWN-02 Mega Water.S Head of the Megaworld Army Mental Ops. The S is for Sagojō, the Japanese reading of the name Sha Wujing. Resembles a Kappa. He shoot harpoons and pushes his targets afar with water.
MWN-03 Hyper Storm.H Boar-shaped leader of the Megaworld Army Physical Ops. The H is for Cho Hakkai, the Japanese reading of the name Zhu Bajie. He attacks by using his breath to pull in, or push off and shoot his target, as well as making Mets fall. He is the only Robot Master that has two energy meters.

Mega Man (PC)[edit]

These Robot Masters appeared in the PC version of Mega Man.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
Dyna Man Dyna Man's level is an explosives factory. He is a master of explosives. He is weak to Volt Man's Force Field. Nuclear Detonator
Sonic Man Sonic Man's level is a marine laboratory. He is an expert in the field of sonar. He is weak to Dyna Man's Nuclear Detonator. Sonic Wave
Volt Man Volt Man's level is a hydroelectric dam. He controls electricity. He is weak to Sonic Man's Sonic Wave. Force Field

Mega Man 3 (PC)[edit]

These Robot Masters appeared in the PC version of Mega Man 3.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
Shark Man Shark Man's level is underwater, and his design is based on sharks. He is weak to Bit Man's Bit Cannon. His in-game sprite is based on Crash Man and his mugshot is based on Snake Man. He is the only robot of this franchise to have a NetNavi counterpart in MegaMan Battle Network. Shark Boomerang
Wave Man Wave Man's level is a cargo ship. Wave Man resembles Air Man, except for whereas Air Man had a turbine on his chest, Wave Man has six circles. He is weak to Oil Man's Oil Stream. He is not the same Wave Man who later appears in Mega Man 5. Water Shooter
Torch Man Torch Man's level is, oddly enough, in a flower-filled sewer. Even though he is fought in a water-filled room, he is weak to Wave Man's Water Shooter. His sprite is based on Magnet Man. He is not the same Torch Man seen in Mega Man 11. Torch Arm
Bit Man Bit Man's level is a flying fortress. Bit Man was supposed to look like Spark Man, but his in-game sprite on the level select screen more resembles a yellow Hard Man. His weapon is the Bit Cannon, and he is weak to Torch Man's Torch Arm. Bit Cannon
Blade Man Blade Man's level select screen sprite resembles Metal Man, to whom he also attacks similarly. His level is a water treatment facility. He is weak to Shark Man's Shark Boomerang. He is not the same Blade Man seen in Mega Man 10. Blade Launcher
Oil Man Oil Man vaguely resembles Flash Man, but otherwise the two have no relation. Oil Man's stage is an oil refinery. He is weak to Blade Man's Blade Launcher. He is not the same as the Oil Man in Mega Man: Powered Up. Oil Stream

Special series[edit]

Generally, these robots have unknown or special origins, and have unique numbers or no number at all.

Series Number Short Description Weapon
Doc Robot (Docman) A strange robot that has the ability to mimic the traits and abilities of other robots. It appeared in Mega Man 3 where Dr. Wily used eight of them to distract Mega Man while he tried to steal Gamma. In each battle, one of the Doc Robots mimics the attacks and movements of a Robot Master from Mega Man 2. Though called Doc Robot in the English versions of Mega Man 3, the robot's Japanese name, Dokurobotto, actually translates to "Skull Robot", reflecting the series' physical appearance. Various Mega Man 2 weapons
Dark Man (ダークマン) Designed as another cover for his schemes, Dr. Wily copied Proto Man's data and programmed it into Dark Man, who was the presumed leader of an army of Robot Masters in Mega Man 5. He has the ability to don the appearance of others, and he is battle-capable. Later he was destroyed by Mega Man after being revealed as a fake by the real Proto Man. There are four forms that Dark Man takes: the first being a tank-like shooter, the second a barrier-using walker, the third a walking shooter that attacks in tandem with immobilizing projectiles, and the fourth is imperfectly disguised as Proto Man until the real one blasts away his disguise. This form is an amalgam of the previous three, which used enhanced versions of their abilities, with the total exception of the immobilizing projectiles used by the third version. The disguising of the fourth Dark Man as Proto Man is a reference to the movie of the same name.
SWN-001 Bass (Forte) (フォルテ) Bass/Forte Buster
Auto (Rightot) Dr. Light's personal assistant. Able to build various devices from bolts and screws. Likes to wave around a Japanese flag fan.
A robot from outer space designed to destroy Evil Energy. He is designed as the exact counter to the Evil Robot that he battles in the beginning of Mega Man 8, named Trio in the Archie comic series.
Quint (クイント) Sakugarne (サクガーン)
Sunstar (Sungod) An extremely powerful and advanced android of extraterrestrial origins discovered by Wily. He commands incredible power, but exists only to destroy. He refuses to obey Wily's orders upon being activated and, after shooting down the watching scientist, challenges Mega Man to a final battle. In his final moments, Sunstar finds himself questioning his existence after Mega Man refuses to finish him, though his systems are too critically damaged for it to make any difference. He is one of the few characters that have been the final boss of a game in the original series besides Dr. Wily.
King A king-themed robot created by Dr. Wily to eventually use as a cover for one of his schemes for world domination. He considers himself to be quite intellectual, and desires to unite all robots under his rule. Although built and controlled by Wily, King actually has a sense of nobility, which shines through during his final moments. It is revealed in Mega Man's ending that King is still alive and wishes to atone for the trouble he had caused.
Chest One of three announcer robots for the Battle and Chase racing tournament. Chest is the "anchor" of the group. He is largely absent from the American and European versions. None
Plum Plum is the second of the three Battle and Chase announcers. She is a mobile interviewer, equipped with high-speed wheels on both feet to cover the races from the ground. None
Report The diminutive aerial reporter for the Battle and Chase tournament. He works with Plum and Chest to cover the tournament. None
NWN-001 Ra Thor An underdeveloped character who is the penultimate boss of Superadventure Rockman. He is an extraterrestrial robot built by Ra Moon, along with fellow creation, the New Yellow Devil, or Ra Devil. He is the only New Wily Number in existence, although there is debate as to whether Zero should be under the same category.
Mega Man? In Mega Man Powered Up, if the player plays as one of the boss Robot Masters, Dr. Wily will apparently steal Mega Man as well. However, on the stage select screen, there is a question mark after his name, and after choosing him, Dr. Wily's "W" symbol appears next to his name, rather than Dr. Light's "L" symbol, as is the case with the other Robot Masters. His appearance differs slightly from that of the real Mega Man: his helmet has a triangle instead of a square, his pupils are thinner, he wears a purple scarf, and he is prone to bearing a psychotic expression on his face. Resembles Mega Buster, only his shots are green.
Copy Robot Although appearing to be merely an exact replica of Mega Man in the original Mega Man game, in Mega Man Powered Up it is revealed as a robot who can copy the appearance, abilities, but at the same time also the weaknesses of any adversary. Whatever weapon the original has.
Fake Man (フェイクマン) A fake police robot created by Dr. Wily,[11] it is the boss of the downloadable Special Stage from Mega Man 9. He uses a revolver-type arm cannon in combat and is quite agile.

Dimensions series[edit]

A mysterious robot force which serves Rockman Shadow, a prototype robot based on early Mega Man redesigns (Quint). They arrived from the future and destroyed Symphony City. Although they do not have a specific series code, they are known collectively as the Dimensions. These RMs appear in the WonderSwan game Rockman & Forte: Challengers From the Future.

Name Weapon given to Mega Man Weapon given to Bass
Dangan Man (ダンガンマン) Rock Vulcan (ロックバルカン) Forte Vulcan (フォルテバルカン)
Konro Man (コンロマン) Flame Shower (フレイムシャワー) Flame Mixer (フレイムミキサー)
Aircon Man (エアコンマン) Barrier Wind (バリアウィンド) Forte Cyclone (フォルテサイクロン)
Komusou Man (コムソウマン) Doppel Crush (ドッペルクラッシュ) Doppler Attack (ドップラーアタック)
Clock Men (クロックメン) Time Switch (タイムスイッチ) Time Bomb (タイムボム)
Compass Man (コンパスマン) None None

Rockman Strategy[edit]

Series Number Short Description Weapon
Aries A ram-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters at the Iron Works in Mongolia. Aries is accompanied by Bomb Man and Flame Man. Heat Wave
Aquarius A water-bearer Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters on the African Coast. Aquarius is accompanied by Astro Man and Stone Man. Storm Surge
Cancer A crab-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters on the floating islands in the Indian Ocean. Cancer is accompanied by Elec Man and Spark Man. Bubble Beam
Capricorn A goat-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters in Africa. Capricorn is accompanied by Aqua Man and Dive Man. Flaming Sword
Gemini A Constellation Droid that's one half female, one half male. His weapon is inspired by Gemini Man's attack. Mega Man encounters him in a mine in India. Gemini is accompanied by Guts Man and Metal Man. Twin Laser
Leo A lion-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters in an erupting volcano in Borneo. Leo is accompanied by Heat Man and Napalm Man. Whirlwind
Libra A scales-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters in the Great Indian Desert. Libra is accompanied by Cut Man and Hard Man. U.V. Ray
Pisces A Robot Master with a dolphin for a bottom. Mega Man encounters Pisces on the coasts of the Caspian Sea. Pisces is accompanied by Elec Man and Tomahawk Man. Hydro Cannon
Sagittarius A winged centaur-like Constellation Droid. His design is based on Centaur Man. Mega Man encounters Sagittarius in northern Africa. His weapon is Blazing Arrow. Sagittarius is accompanied by Fire Man and Burst Man. Blazing Arrow
Scorpio A scorpion-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters on a Flying Fortress over the Pacific Ocean. Scorpio is accompanied by Cloud Man and Yamato Man. Hail Storm
Taurus A bull-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters on the Chinese Coast. Taurus is accompanied by Frost Man and Ice Man. Sandstorm
Virgo A virgin-like Constellation Droid who Mega Man encounters on a sunken highway in the Pacific Ocean. Virgo is accompanied by Bubble Man and Freeze Man. Maelstrom
Apollo Leader of the Constellation Droids along with Luna. He is accompanied by Heat Man and Knight Man. NA
Luna Leader of the Constellation Droids along with Apollo. He is accompanied by Skull Man and Sword Man. NA

Planned Robot Masters[edit]

  • Bond Man - Bond Man was designed by Keiji Infuane along with the first six robot masters of the first Mega Man game, but, due to the technical limitations of the NES, only six robot masters could go into the final game, so out of the seven that already been designed, Bond Man got cut. He was originally designed to help with dangerous jobs, like the 6 robots of the first game, and he would use industrial strength glue to bond objects that needed bonding (hence the name). Because of his obscurity and the fact that he has never appeared in any Mega Man game ever, he is considered somewhat of a legend among Mega Man fans, particularly the ones in Japan.

Other media[edit]

Hitoshi Ariga, one of the creators behind the manga Mega Man Megamix, designed a female Robot Master character named Piano, meant to serve as a counterpart to Bass; the series ended without her appearing in any stories.

Mega Man: Fully Charged includes several redesigned Robot Master characters. It also includes three new robot characters:

  • Hypno Woman - A former robot school counselor at Silicon Central that, overwhelmed with the numerous and often similar requests she received from students, decided the only way to keep them happy was to hypnotize them into eternal bliss. She does this through hypnotic projectiles resembling purple emojis, and is also able to fly and unleash hypnosis through looking at enemies directly. She can also cast illusions to make herself resemble an attractive human female called Mari. She is a humanoid robot with orange hair, a dress-like lower body, and angelic wings on her back.
  • Blasto Woman - A cargo delivery-based Robot Master, she is a bulky yellow robot with a rocket-based jetpack/storage container on her back. She is a greedy and unscrupulous robot who usually goes after valuable weapons or artifacts to sell on the black market, and is incredibly strong due to her bulky frame. However, her jetpack can be a weakness as if it is jammed or sabotaged, she will be unable to fly.
  • Chemistry Man - Formerly a chemistry teacher at Silicon Central named Mr. NRT (a pun on "inert" and half of the ideal gas law PV=nRT), the disrespect of his students led him to being fired by Principal 100100, where Sgt. Breaker Night (the main antagonist of the series) led him to become a Robot Master named Chemistry Man. His right hand is a blowtorch while his left hand is a claw, his main body resembles that of a round-bottom flask, and the "neck" can be turned into a cannon. He can create different chemical concoctions in the form of bubbles or slime with varying effects, including paralysis, stimulation, and transmutation.

LMN Series[edit]

The LMN series is a line of Robot Masters created by Dr. Noele Lalinde, a character exclusive to the Mega Man series from Archie Comics. The first robot of this line is LMN-001, known in her civilian form as Tempo and in her armored form as Quake Woman. Created as an excavation robot, Quake Woman was injured during a cave in, and Dr. Lalinde was horrified by the thought of losing the robot she thought of as a daughter. In an effort to distance herself from her creation, Lalinde removed Quake Woman's emotions, but eventually realized that her feelings for Tempo remained. She subsequently restored Quake Woman's emotions and aided her in the process of rediscovering them. Quake Woman has been an ally to both Mega Man and Roll, as well as confronting Proto Man over his bitterness towards Dr. Light. Lalinde later constructed second robot, LMN-002 AKA Vesper Woman, a wasp-themed robot designed for pollination and botanical cataloging, whose design was an abandoned concept for the Robot Master Hornet Man.

EWN Series[edit]

EWN (Eggman Wily Number) is the series code for the Roboticized Masters that appeared in the storyline, Worlds Collide, which is a 12 issue crossover between Archie Comics series Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Universe and Mega Man. The term Roboticized Masters comes from a mix of Robot Masters and Roboticization (the process of turning a living being into a robot) from the Sonic the Hedgehog comics.

During the storyline, Dr. Wily joined forces with Sonic the Hedgehog's nemesis Doctor Eggman in the hopes of conquering both their respective worlds and planned to gather the Chaos Emeralds to do so. To ensure victory, the two doctors captured and roboticized the friends of Sonic the Hedgehog. The roboticization process was Dr. Eggman's doing, while Roboticized Masters were designed in a similar fashion to the Robot Masters. Though as per Eggman's methods, they lack personality. An additional benefit of the combination of their tech is that the Roboticized Masters can travel between worlds freely as traveling between dimensions require the traveler to be in the company of that world's resident (i.e. Bass needing to be in the company of Metal Sonic, or vice versa).[12]

Tails is the first to undergo the roboticization. Though he is disabled when Mega Man fires a Mega Buster shot, followed by Sonic's Spin Dash Attack, then cured when Mega Man copies his weapon data.[13] Tails upon learning this later modifies the Mega Buster to have the same frequency of the Spin Dash Attack.[14]

Each time one of the Roboticized Masters is restored to their original form, they leave behind an orb, which empowers Mega Man with the Master Weapon they originally held.

During the second crossover, Worlds Unite, Wily and Eggman captured both Mega Man and Sonic with the intent of putting them under their control on behalf of Sigma (though both scientists secretly plan to betray the reploid).[15]

Mega Man was converted into an Eggman style robot referred to as M'egga Man, while Sonic was turned into a Roboticized Master going by the name Sonic Man.[16] Both successfully installed Sigma's Unity Engines in each other's respective dimension, causing both worlds to merge.[17]

Series Number Short Description Weapon(s)
Tails Man Roboticized Master version of Miles "Tails" Prower. First to be roboticized and the first to be cured. Tail Wind
Rose Woman Roboticized Master version of Amy Rose. Mega Man attempts to stop her with the Psycho Burst, but with no luck. He manages to wear her down with the Fire Tornado and Spin Dash Shot.[18] Piko Hammer
Knuckles Man Roboticized Master version of Knuckles the Echidna. Mega Man finds Knuckles Man to be a challenge, having gone through weapons such as the Acoustic Blaster and Rapid Stinger. He finds the newly acquired Piko Hammer to be successful and manages to defeat Knuckles with the Spin Dash Shot.[18] Sharp Knuckle
Shadow Man Roboticized Master version of Shadow the Hedgehog. Along with Dr. Wily's Shadow Man, pursued Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog. Mega Man ambushes the Roboticized Shadow Man with the Chroma Camo and uses Tail Wind before defeating him with the Spin Dash Shot.[19] He is not the same Shadow Man that appeared in Mega Man 3. Chaos Cannon
Vector Man Roboticized Master version of Vector the Crocodile. He is the first Roboticized Master to be defeated by Mega Man's Spin Dash Shot.[14] Acoustic Blaster
Charmy Man Roboticized Master version of Charmy Bee. He's defeated with the Acoustic Blaster and Spin Dash Shot.[14] Rapid Stinger
Espio Man Roboticized Master version of Espio the Chameleon. Espio Man proves to be hard to locate due to his camouflage ability, but is found by Rush and defeated by the Spin Dash Shot.[14] Chroma Camo
Silver Man Roboticized Master version of Silver the Hedgehog. He is defeated by the Spin Dash Shot.[19] Psycho Burst
Blaze Woman Roboticized Master version of Blaze the Cat. She's restrained by Silver the Hedgehog long enough for Mega Man to use the Spin Dash Shot.[19] Fire Tornado
Rouge Woman Roboticized Master version of Rouge the Bat. She is the last of the Roboticized Masters and briefly leads an army of time cloned Robot Masters before Mega Man restores her to normal.[20] Black Wave
Big Man Robiticized Master version of Big the Cat. Aside from Big having a cameo, his conversion to being a Roboticized Master is merely a gag in the segment Short Circuits as a rejected plan of both Wily and Eggman. His only concern after being roboticized is to catch robotic fish.[21] NA
Sonic Man Roboticized Master version of Sonic the Hedgehog. Like the roboticized Shadow, he shares his name with a previously existing Robot Master. Unlike the other RMs, he and M'egga Man contains multiple weapons. He was given the task to plant a Unity Engine in Mega Man's world under Sigma's command. Both he and M'egga Man are cured when they fire their weapons upon each other (as a result of Dr. Eggman and Wily hoping for them to pursue Sigma).[22] Spin Slash
Spin Dasher
Fire Dasher
Thunder Dasher
Energy Shield
Ring Launcher
Homing Shot
Spring Shield
M'egga Man Roboticized Master version of Mega Man. Though unlike his usual design his armor is made to resemble the Egg Bosses from Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog comics, with the front of his helmet showing the insignia of the Eggman Empire while the back has yellow fins that look like Eggman's mustache. As with Sonic Man, M'egga has multiple weapons at his disposal. He was given the task to plant a Unity Engine in Sonic's world under Sigma's command. Both he and Sonic Man are cured when they fire their weapons upon each other (as a result of Dr. Eggman and Wily hoping for them to pursue Sigma).[22] Egg Wrecker
Egg Hammer Mk. 5
Egg Bumper
Egg Flame Canon
Egg Bubble Trap
Egg Drill Launcher
Egg Decoy Barrier
Egg Laser

Shadow Man, Silver Man and Blaze Woman are the only ones to be given a specified number which respectively are EWN-003, EWN-004 and EWN-005.[19]

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  1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Paugh, Miranda L. "Mega Man Homepage, Mega Man (1) Data Base, Robot Masters". Retrieved 2008-09-27.
  2. ↑
  3. ↑ Mega Man HQ Gaming Info - Mega Man (1) Archived 2011-03-16 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Paugh, Miranda L. "Mega Man Homepage, Mega Man (1) Data Base, Weapons". Retrieved 2008-09-27.
  5. ↑ 5.0 5.1 Hoffman, Chris. "True Blue". Nintendo Power. 231 (August 2008): 20–22. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  6. ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Rockman 9 (OST tracklist, game spoilers)". 2008-09-12. Archived from the original on 2008-10-16. Retrieved 2016-04-13.
  7. ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 "Rockman 9 Original Soundtrack includes staff comments, boss gallery". 2008-09-12. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
  8. ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 Matt Casamassina (2008-08-11). "The Bosses of Mega Man 9". IGN. Retrieved 2008-08-29.
  9. ↑ 9.0 9.1 Jason Young (2008-08-12). "Achievements For Mega Man 9 Reward the Hardcore". Inside MGC. Archived from the original on 2013-02-21. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
  10. ↑ ()The Mechanical Maniacs
  11. ↑ Dr. Wily: "Dr. Light was taken away by the police, was he not? That wasn't a real officer; It was a fake police robot I created. Dr. Light is in the next room, but he fell ill so he's sleeping now. You have to hurry and get him to a hospital! This way."
  12. ↑ Mega Man #24 (Worlds Collide, Part 1)
  13. ↑ Mega Man #25 (Worlds Collide, Part 4)
  14. ↑ 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Sonic the Hedgehog #249 (Worlds Collide, Part 6)
  15. ↑ Sonic Universe #76 (Worlds Unite, Part 1)
  16. ↑ Sonic Boom #8 (Worlds Unite, Part 2)
  17. ↑ Sonic the Hedgehog #273 (Worlds Unite, Part 3)
  18. ↑ 18.0 18.1 Sonic Universe #53 (Worlds Collide, Part 8)
  19. ↑ 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 Mega Man #26 (Worlds Collide, Part 7)
  20. ↑ Sonic the Hedgehog #250 (Worlds Collide, Part 9)
  21. ↑ Mega Man #27 (Worlds Collide, Part 10)
  22. ↑ 22.0 22.1 Mega Man #50 (Worlds Unite, Part 4)

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