Top 10 Mega Man Robot Masters

Mega Man is fun for so many robot masters but which one is the best?

The Top Ten

1 Metal Man

He got my vote for best robot master in 2. Great design, best stage in the game, and great music. I'm not a fan of his fight though. It's cool to watch because of the conveyor belt, but I don't like the pattern of his blades. That's the thing with me: on one hand I'm not good at fighting Metal Man (on hard mode at least), but on the other hand I never understood why burner man is consider too hard. Also, his weapon highlight one of Megaman 2 biggest weaknesses: the weapon selection being the worst Megaman weapon selection in the franchise besides x7, and maybe x6. The reason for that is not only most weapons being boring or useless, but also most weapons are overshadowed by Metal Man's weapon: the metal blade. Personally, I don't like this, even though it's kind of fun to use because of that. I love the sound effect especially. - Eclipsmon

Normally, I'm the kind of guy that have an opinion different from others. For example, I think that all 6 megaman on the NES are the best NES games by far, but many people will disagree by saying that smb3 is better. However, I agree with most people when they say metal man is the best. His level gets the job done even though I prefer Air Man stage in this game. Metal Man stage music is one of the greatest Megaman music even though I prefer Quick Man stage music. He is one of the coolest looking Megaman robot and he have a pretty good fight that can be challenging in hard mode (at least without quick boomerang or ya know). However his greatest attribute is his weapon. Metal Blade is not only cool looking, it's very effective to kill any enemy that can take damage from it. The only problem is that it's actually too good but even then I don't care. Now, to contradict Ice Man fans, I think Freeze man from Megaman 7 is better.

I like him, but Quick Man is better. His design is cool because it is taken from Optimus Prime, his stage is a bit hard but fun. When you get to him, however, his fight is simple. He throws a bunch of metal blades I think but when you see him back at Wily Castle, he takes an insta-kill from his OWN WEAPON! Speaking of them, the metal blades... Well... You knew that...

He has an awesome weapon and looks incredible

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2 Ice Man

In the first place ice man looked weird but in the remake he,s adorable only under mega Man and rush

Personally his powered up design is cute

I know this guy is here because of Chuck Norris memes but shouldn't this guy make a huge decline in the list by the time this meme dies. We are in 2019, and it's still number 2! That being said, Ice Man is decent. His look is pretty simple but effective, his weapon is very cool (no pun intended) being able to freeze ennemies and kill them with other weapons, and his fight is very simple but very effective, and it's in fact my favorite in the game! His stage though, is not really good. The flying plateformes are annoying and it's the first to introduce disapearing blocks and in this stage they are not well done. By the way, why does disappearing blocks reappeared in other Megaman games. I mean even when they were tolerable like in Magnet Man stage, and both version of Astro Man (yes even Megaman and Bass), if they were out of the game I would never have said: «this game sucks because it doesn't have disappearing blocks in it! 0/10! » - Eclipsmon

Hey metal man person the reason ice man is at the top is because he beat chuck norris before!

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3 Snake Man

I enjoyed Snake Man quite a bit. I love his design, it's very original! His stage is great, and his weapon is surprisingly usefull because of the level-design convincing you to use this weapon. His fight though, I'm not a big fan of, and I don't know exactly why. He is very good overall though. - Eclipsmon

Snake man has a cool design and a cool power

Ah, Snake Man. His design is cool. There is not much of a backstory or famous point for him, but that's fine. His stage is fun but a bit hard. The theme music is catchy. When you get to him, he matches you to an easy fight if you have the Needle Cannon. Without it, he may be a bit more harder. Sadly, I think his weapon is only really useful on Gemini Man. I wish the Search Snake can grab items, but it just looks weird when you shoot it as well. It may pack a punch, but for flying enemies, which is like a quarter of Mega Man 3, you are better off with Shadow Blade. But still, Snake Man is okay, and he is awesome as well.

Let's see...
-Awesome stage
-Awesome music
-Awesome design
-Useful weapon
-Challenging fight
Yep, he's got everything.

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4 Cut Man Cut Man

Cut Man is a great example of world 1-1 syndrome. People use the fact that it's iconic just to justify how good he is. Even then, world 1-1 is a great tutorial for Super Mario Bros. Cut Man isn't that great! I would even go as far as saying Cut Man is one of the weakest robot master in the series. I have to say his design is very cute at least. I mean he looks like a teletubbies! It might look like an insult, but trust me, it's not. His stage is very disapointing. There is not a single memorable thing about it. it's fight could have been really good if he didn't take recoil after every hits he received. Finally, the Rolling cutter is in the category of weapons that are not a torture to use overall, but why would I ever use it outside of Rolling cutter only challenge? Overall, I think Cut Man is overrated. - Eclipsmon

Wait, actually Cut Man Stage is good… on the Gameboy. - Eclipsmon

I’m gonna make paper dolls out of you

Everybody knows this guy. I mean, he's the most iconic robot master of all time besides Metal Man

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5 Fire Man

He gets my vote for the best Megaman 1 robot master. His stage is the best in the game, his design is the most creative in the game, and the Fire Shield is my personal favorite weapon in the game. His fight is very bad though! It's one of the worst in the series! It's impossible to dodge most of his attacks until you realize you can just stay in place and jump over his projectiles. Then it becomes one of the most pathetic fights in the series! Basically it's either too hard or too easy, with the pure balance of the two missing. Even then everything elese about Fire Man is so awesome that it doesn't matter. - Eclipsmon

Good weapon, questionable name.

Its cool how when you get his weapon you shoot a giant fire wave and have shield around you when it happens

Cool weapon, cool theme, cool robot master.

6 Shadow Man

No.6 should've been Crash Man

In the comic, he is an alien robot ninja, I mean, that's kind of awesome, and his shadow blade is amazing, although it kind of sucks that he is weak to Top Man, but other than that, he awesome.

Shadow man is a ninja and throws ninja blades and can kick your butt enough said

It sucks he's mistaken for that overrated Hedgehog...

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7 Skull Man

Skull Man is amazing

This guy is awesome, the only downside is his weapon (which is practically useless)

8 Elec Man Elec Man

Cool theme song (REM - All the Right Friends), awesome level design, nice outfit and also has one of the most devasting attacks of the series (at least to Megaman)

His theme song sounds extremely reminiscent of the song Faithfully by the band Journey.

His electricity powers are cool

He is cool his coustume is cool he is one word cool

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9 Pharaoh Man

Mega man 4 is my favorite of 1-10 as I have only ever played the mega man collection 1 and 2 and he is definitely the best

This dude is awesome. His design matches that of a real Pharaoh, his stage is AMAZING (the theme is too), he appears in Archie Comics a lot, and his fight is fun. His weapon has to be one of the top three best in the whole series. The Pharaoh Shot can charge to make a ball next to you that can hit enemies, and it can be shot in multiple directions, I think.

Pharaoh Man has an epic and inspired design, an excellently useful weapon, is EXTREMELY cool in the comics and has a great stage with good music, not to mention having a difficult battle.

Oh and there was that one time on the T.V. show where he SUCKER-PUNCHES MEGA MAN IN THE FACE after the blue bomber attempts to steal his power. Pharoah Man is the greatest.

This guy! THIS GUY! Ooh boy! He is so cool! I love the design, the stage, the music, the fight, and HE IS A PHARAOH! And you get the Balloon item in his stage as a secret, so daz cool too

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10 Quick Man Quick Man

Nah not really. in my opinion Splash Woman should be here. When I think Quick Man I think of a naruto reject.

Firstly, he is an extremely deadly robot master and secondly, he is able to put every robot master to shame with his insane speed
Vote Quick Man for president - ReallySolid

Overrated. Themes not nearly as good as others in 2 (Bubble man Flash man Metal man), yeah he's hard but isn't worth the weapon. Never really cared about him.

First off, the music in his stage is awesome. Some of the best in Mega Man history. Second, his stage is basically a death trap for those who haven't beaten (The worst robot master in mega man 2 Man). Third, his boss battle is just so much fun to beat, and it really gives you a sense of accomplishment play around you. Easily a favorite in my opinion. Oh, and I forgot to mention the Quick Boo... (Recording Ends. )

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The Contenders

11 Gemini Man Gemini Man

Gemini Man is my number 1 favorite - Chaotixhero

He would look a lot cooler with a cape.

12 Heat Man Heat Man

He resembles a lighter so that's cool

13 Galaxy Man

He's easily the cutest, with a cool stage and a badass theme

14 Guts Man Guts Man


He could easily defeat and robot master

He doesn't even need a weapon

Dr. Wily's favorite, lol.

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15 Wood Man Wood Man


Nice >=]

16 Sheep Man

Probably the most what robot master. I love it. - TheMaelstromKing

I agree cool design and a good level and gives a good fight but he needs to have a better weapon.

So bad it's good.

Sheep man has good level design, good sprite, good boss fight, but a bad weapon

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17 Crystal Man
18 Magnet Man


19 Splash Woman

The first female robot master!

Why is splash woman number 23?

She has an awesome level

Splash woman is number 1

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20 Centaur Man

M Bison: "Of course! "

You are a Man that is Horse and a robot making you manhorsemanbot - MEGAMANZEROSTRIDER

21 Napalm Man

This guy is a total beast that is very powerful and hard to beat

22 Plant Man

I love plant man. I think he is awesome in my opinion( I don't like the ending part of his level, though) but plant man is awesome! From his design to his fight, its amazing!


23 Needle Man

Most underrated robot master in megaman 3

He has a sink plug on his head. also his weapon can rapidfire

24 Ring Man

Ring man is so hard but its worth it his design is cool and his power is boss

25 Wave Man

1 word: harooon

26 Frost Man

He is the biggest robot master of all time

27 Flash Man

He's cool because he can stop time

The coolest master out of Megaman 2. He also reminds me of Choshinsei Flashman - Frouze

28 Spark Man
29 Toad Man

Sure, his boss fight is a joke, but at least his weapon is really useful.

30 Crash Man

In my opinion Crash Man is the best. But seriously,people, is there any reason why he is number 31? If you are a true Crash Man fan, you get what I mean

Well, what can I say about Crash Man? Cool theme? Check! Neat weapon? Check! Great Design? Check! (very similar to Drill Man's, but Crash Man came first, so points for that) Being from one of the best (if not THE single best) classic Mega Man games? Double check! His stage might not be THAT impressive, neither his fight be THAT difficult, but everything else about him is just awesome.

Now I have never actually played the game, but I read about these guys on the wiki a lot, so I know some stuff. I like Crash Man because his Crash Bomber is so fun. His weapon showed up in SSB4, and that's pretty neat. Also, I feel sorry for him because he has bombs for hands.

31 Gravity Man
32 Drill Man
33 Cloud Man
34 Bubble Man

Cool robot and awesome design.

His theme is my ringtone :D.

35 Dust Man

An underrated Robot Master, in my opinion.

Allow me to paint the scene here: You've just fought your way through the junkyard, which is basically like having dead corpses piled up on each other and forming the ground you're walking on. You enter the room to see this one Robot Master, who has been stationed here with everything going on around him. If that's not enough, there's the fact that he's using the remains of robots you've destroyed in the past games (not Robot Masters) as a weapon against you.

If that's not poetically terrifying, I don't know what is. - Baconshark

I know people think he is lame but... I don't know it's just somthing about him. His design is cool huge shulder pads the thingy on his head, his buster duz a lot of damage. Dustman is the best!

36 Gyro Man
37 Flame Man

The music makes me happy - Awesomedude2019

38 Knight Man

Best Design, has a fun boss battle, stage doesn't have too many fall to your deaths just wish there was more media content on him.

If only his fight was as good as his design... - shawnmccaul22

He has a huge wrecking ball

Knight Man is by far the best Robot Master in Mega Man 6. His inspiration is cool, his battle is awesome, and I really like his design

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39 Turbo Man
40 Slash Man

How is this not higher? His fight, while cheap is awesome, his stage is the best in the game, his design is epic, and his weapon is awesome. I love slash man!

41 Stone Man

He's cool cause he can throw stones

Exccceppt for his weapon.

42 Star Man

He should be one of the Stardroids

43 Top Man

To me, Top Man is the best robot master.

Amazing except for his spin...

Top man is best man

I like topman because it almost feels like a joke, but at the same time a well thought out joke.
plus I don't think I've ever died to him...

44 Magic Man

Very creative

45 Time Man

He stops time? Awesome

So awesome I Fainted

46 Bomb Man

Its amazing how he throws cool bombs

47 Oil Man

Its kinda sad how there are not that much oil power robot masters

48 Hard Man

His weapon, theme, stage, and boss fight are all good. The only thing keeping him from being higher on the list is his name. Come on people grow up! He's hard as in tough because half of the mm3 weapons don't hurt him. He's also made of ceratanium. He's not hard as in he well... you know...yeah...

49 Shade Man

He gives you a proper bow at the start of his boss fight, he has TWO awesome themes for his stage, and his weapon isn't too shabby either. Also, he's super cool in Hitoshi Ariga's manga series, being clever, classy, and calm. What's not to love about this robotic vampire?

50 Clown Man

Judge me all you want, I think he's pretty cool.

The Thunder Claw is a good weapon.

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1. Heat Man
2. Fire Man
3. Gemini Man
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