Flame Man

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Flame Man
FlameManCW.png
Artwork of Flame Man from Rockman Complete Works
Information
Game information
Description: Fires volleys of 3 fireballs and spawns flame pillars across the room.
Category: Boss
HP: 28
Damage: 4 (contact)

4 (Flame Blast) 3 (fire ball)

Added in version: 1.4.0
Series information
Game of origin: Mega Man 6
Development
Programmer(s): WreckingPrograms

MRX-043/DWN-043 Flame Man is one of the 8 Robot Masters from Mega Man 6 that is featured in Mega Man Maker as of version 1.4.0. He is equipped with his signature weapon, the Flame Blast.

He was a thermal energy generating robot that was turned into fighting robot for the first annual robot tournament. But during events of Mega Man 6, he was reprogrammed by Mr. X and used for his evil plans. He was later beaten by Mega Man.

Behavior

Flame Man has three attacks, of which he will choose to use at random.

The first attack involves Flame Man jumping high into the air and attempting to land on the player from above.

The second attack involves Flame Man firing a barrage of three fireballs that travel slowly horizontally through the air in front of Flame Man. This attack is able to go through walls.

The third attack is Flame Man's signature move, Flame Blast, where Flame Man will send his thermal energy into the ground to cause two-tile tall pillars of flames to burst out of the ground at various locations. Flame Man's, Flame Blast is capable of traveling downhill, but not capable of traveling uphill.

Flame Man's AI can, at most, do the same attack twice in a row, before being forced to pick a different attack.

Both the fireballs and Flame Blast's flame pillars can be deflected by Shine and Proto Man's shield.

Trivia

  • In Mega Man Maker, Flame Man's Flame Blast attack is given a visual tell to make it easier to dodge, this is absent in his original Mega Man 6 boss fight.
  • Every Robot Master in Mega Man 6 represents a certain country. It is commonly theorized that Flame Man is meant to represent Saudi Arabia due to the presence of oil in his stage and how Saudia Arabia is the largest oil exporter in the world.
  • Flame Man's Flame Blast functions differently when used by the player.

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