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                           Mega Man 7 FAQ
                                By X
    * Updates to this guide can be found at the end.
    Story: In the year 20XX AD
    The world cheered Mega Man when at long last he captured and imprisoned 
    Dr. Wily. But...Dr. Wily always knew his schemes might end in failure and 
    had planned for just such an occasion. Four robots had been hidden away 
    and after six months without being contacted by Dr. Wily, they activate 
    and begin searching for their master...
    Mega Man's controls:
    B - Jump (Longer you hold it down, the higher Mega Man will go).
    Y - Shoot Mega Buster shots. Hold down for more powerful (charged) 
    blasts. Longer you hold it down, more powerful the shot will be.
    L or R - Cycle through the weapons you have earned from Dr. Wily's 
    robots (explained below).
    Start - Opens the Status Screen. Here, the game is paused, and you will 
    be able to select which weapon you wish to use (convenient if you don't 
    have time to use L or R to cycle), absorb an energy or weapon tank, or 
    exit the level (provided you have already defeated the robot master 
    within it).
    Select - Pressing this button on the Robot Master selection screen will 
    send you to Auto's Lab.
    Basic Things for Beginners:
    - If no enemies are around, take the time to charge up your Mega 
    Buster. This will make it quite easier when enemies come, as charged 
    shots keep going after destroying an enemy, whereas basic shots will 
    not. Your Mega Buster can reach three levels of power:
    1)	No charging. Small yellow sphere fired forward.
    2)	Charged to blue level. Larger (but not by much, shot fired. I really 
    don't see what the point of this level is in the game, as there is not 
    much size difference, nor is it any more powerful.
    3)	Charged to green level. Even larger, blue and white, circular shaped 
    shot fired forward (does not stop unless multiple hits are required for 
    enemy, twice as powerful as either of the previous two shots).
    - There are seven main different power ups you will see on the ground:
    Yellow Core Capsules - These will refill Mega Man's energy meter. There 
    are small and large ones. Obviously, large ones will refill more life 
    than small ones.
    Red Core Capsules - These will refill the Robot Master weapon's meter. 
    There are small and large ones. Again, the large ones will refill more.
    Bolts - These can be used at Auto's Lab to construct items.
    Extra Lives - These look like Mega Man's head, and are glowing. They 
    will give you an extra chance to play the game. You can have a maximum 
    of nine.
    -	Auto's Lab is accessible at any time from the Robot Master screen. 
    Simply press Select then, and Mega Man will walk into Auto's Lab. 
    Auto can make items out of the Bolts you bring back from the levels.
    -	Sliding will be necessary in this game. To do so, simply hold Down 
    while pressing the jump button. Mega Man will slide a small distance 
    forward in the direction he is facing.
    -	In this game you already start with the Rush Coil. You cannot select 
    it with the L and R buttons, but once you are using the weapon, you 
    can return to Mega Buster with the L and R buttons. By summoning 
    Rush in this form, he can spring you higher into the air than your 
    normal jumping capacity. Remember, however, that if Rush is in dog 
    form and gets struck by an enemy, he will teleport out.
    -	Bosses will be invincible temporarily after hitting them. You will 
    see them flashing white during this period, so any shots used at 
    this time will be wasted. Once the white flash dissipates, you may 
    freely shoot at the boss again.
    Level 1: The City
    Not much to say here really. Note that you won't actually gain control 
    of Mega Man yourself until after he finishes speaking with Dr. Light. 
    Once that is done, go through this small level. Soon you should fight 
    that large robot you saw in the story (if you watched it). Just jump 
    over its rings, avoid contact with it, and fire at the head. After that 
    you should find Bass. It doesn't matter who wins this small duel, 
    either way you both will teleport out.
    Now you can select which level to select. I suggest you go after Cloud 
    Man first, though it will not be advantageous for items, instead it 
    will be easier.
    * X X
    (Note the above X's and the * indicate where the boss is located on the 
    Robot Master selection screen).
    Sometime soon in this level you will encounter an enemy that is just 
    hovering in the air, making no move to attack you. Right now, shooting 
    at it will bring rain. The second one you find you will have to slide 
    under. Watch out later on when the rain makes it impossible to see any 
    path except directly in front of you, because it has pits.
    When you reach the part with the ladder above you, use the Rush Coil to 
    get up there. In the small room above you will find Proto Man, and he 
    will give you a hint as to where a secret item is later in the game. 
    Keep going on through the level and soon you should reach the first 
    Enter the boss room with a fully charged Mega Buster shot ready, and 
    then release it aimed straight at him when the battle starts. His 
    attacks include:
    -	Right after you shoot him, Cloud Man should float up in the air, 
    then summon lightning, which will be aimed at you. If you get your 
    timing right, you should be able to jump over the lightning, and 
    clear all the ground projectiles as well. Shoot him when he lands 
    -	Cloud Man will summon rain, blowing you towards the edge of the room 
    to your death. Slide back into the room and return fire.
    -	Cloud Man will summon lightning while on the ground, sending 
    projectiles racing towards you. Simply jump over them and shoot.
    -	Cloud Man will hover slightly, but low enough to hit you, while 
    pacing back and forth across the room. You will have to slide under 
    him to avoid getting hit, as he's too big to clear with a jump.
    Just avoid these attacks and get in a shot whenever you can. Soon you 
    should claim victory.
    This weapon fires electrically charged spheres forward. It can also be 
    used to power some electronic machines (like the level you're about to 
    Next you should fight Junk Man.
    X X *
    Sometime later in this level you will come to a part where there are 
    ladders going to a large vertical passage. You should see a sign next 
    to the first ladder indicating 100 volts. Stand to the right of this 
    sign, and then shoot it with a Thunder Bolt. Then move out of the way 
    of the platform coming down (it will crush you). Get on the next 
    platform coming up. While riding up on it, make sure not to get crushed 
    under floors. Take any ladders that you come across on the left on your 
    way up. At the top you should find the Rush Jet.
    RUSH JET - This is another form of Rush. When activated, you can ride 
    Rush across long pits, or lava, etc. You can slightly alter his 
    altitude by holding down up or down while riding him.
    Now keep going throughout this level until you reach the boss.
    Walk into this room with the Thunder Bolt ready. Attacks:
    -	Junk Man will fire rays of junk out at you. Jump up and return fire.
    -	Junk Man will jump up and slam into the ground, thus forcing you to 
    sink into the junk that is the floor. He will then summon junk from 
    the ceiling, which can hit you while you are immovable.
    -	Junk Man will jump over you and shoot junk down at you. You will 
    have to slide to avoid it.
    -	Junk Man will draw in junk from the room, then release it in a 
    charged block of junk and energy. You will have to be quick and jump 
    over it to avoid it. 
    When the battle starts, jump up to avoid his slam attack. Then shoot 
    the Thunder Bolt at him, and he will use the jump and fire attack. Just 
    slide over to the other side, and repeat this process for an easy 
    The Junk Shield will protect Mega Man with rotating spheres of junk. 
    They junk can only take so many hits before they are destroyed, 
    Now it's time to face Freeze Man.
    X X X
    Go through this level and soon you should reach areas with spikes. You 
    will have to use the icicles that the enemies on the ceiling drop to 
    cross some of them. At the end you should see a ladder going up and one 
    going down. Use the Rush Coil to reach the one going up, but work fast 
    as the icicle platform doesn't last long after you step on it. Once you 
    reach the next room, you can see two more icicle platforms and an H on 
    top of the third solid platform. If you can move fast enough, you 
    should be able to jump to all three. If you jump off one of these 
    platforms quick enough, they won't shatter. If both do shatter, 
    however, you can still get the H. You will have to stand at the far 
    right of the room and then use the Rush Jet. As soon as you get on it, 
    hold Up to increase the altitude. Once you're high enough you should be 
    able to jump to the third platform to reach the H Circuit Plate.
    RUSH CIRCUIT PLATES - There are letters to spell out Rush in this game. 
    Once you acquire all four of them, you are awarded a special prize.
    Keep going through the level, and soon you should see two ways to go, a 
    path below and some platforms suspended in the air. Jump to the 
    suspended platforms, then use the Rush Jet to hover to the end. There 
    you should find the Rush Search.
    RUSH SEARCH - This Rush form will dig for power-ups in the levels. 
    Usually he will just turn up garbage, but sometimes you can find energy 
    power-ups or even extra lives. In certain areas you can turn up special 
    items, which I will note in this FAQ.
    Keep going through this level again. Soon you should find an Energy 
    ENERGY TANKS - These will completely refill Mega Man's life meter. 
    However, once they are used they are gone, they cannot be refilled or 
    reused whatsoever. You can hold a maximum of four at a time.
    Again, keep going. Once you reach the boss door, do not go in, but 
    instead turn back. You should see a small section of ground that is 
    higher than the rest. To the left on the wall a yellow support beam. 
    Stand at about the center of this part, and use the Rush Search, where 
    you will turn up the Exit Capsule.
    EXIT CAPSULE - If you revisit a stage you already defeated the boss in, 
    you can leave the stage at any time by activating this capsule.
    Now enter the boss door.
    Enter the room with the Junk Shield ready. Attacks:
    -	Freeze Man will cause icicles to fall from the ceiling. If you have 
    the Junk Shield on, this shouldn't be a problem.
    -	Freeze Man will walk towards you. Jump over him to avoid contact.
    -	Freeze Man will fire an icy blast at you. Even if the Junk Shield is 
    on, this will freeze you, rendering you helpless until you are 
    struck or you hit enough buttons to break out.
    -	Freeze Man can ice the floor. If you are touching the floor during 
    this time, your feet will be frozen to the ground. You can break 
    out, but most likely Freeze Man will hit you first.
    Try your best to avoid his attacks and use the Junk Shield at all 
    times. If you are close enough, you can hurt Freeze Man when the Junk 
    Shield is activating instead of ramming into him with it.
    This weapon fires shards of ice out. These can be aimed, by holding 
    down what direction you desire before hitting the fire button. If the 
    shard hits a wall, smaller shards will still rebound off and hurt 
    Before you go to Burst Man, it's now time to collect an item. Return to  
    Cloud Man's stage. Hit both of the hovering enemies that don't attack 
    with the Freeze Cracker. This will cause the level to snow instead of 
    rain. Sometime later you can now clearly see a ladder on an icy 
    platform. Use the Rush Coil to reach it. Collect the extra life up 
    there, then go left to collect the U Circuit Plate. Use the Exit 
    Capsule to leave the level.
    Now return to Junk Man's level. After the first elevator ride, you will 
    be in an area that has lava pits. When you see the lava spilling over a 
    wall, freeze it with the Freeze Cracker. Walk through it and go down 
    the ladder. After falling, turn left and freeze that fall of lava, and 
    collect the S Circuit Plate. If you want an extra life, you can 
    continue on, but after that, use the Exit Capsule.
    Head over to the last boss on the screen, Burst Man.
    X X X
    In this stage after water you will fight a crab mini-boss. Mini-bosses 
    do not have energy meters, so you can't tell how close you are to 
    defeating them. Jump over the blast projectiles, shoot the bubbles, and 
    jump if it tries to ram you. Shoot constantly and it shouldn't take 
    long. Oz recently sent me an alternative to this method, and it is 
    quicker. Equip the Junk Shield and stand close to the crab. The shield 
    will constantly damage it, but you will have to activate the shield 
    three times before it is destroyed. A word of caution, his attacks will 
    be destroyed by the shield before they can reach you, except the pink 
    blasts and his charge attack. These you can easily avoid with jumps 
    Keep going through this stage. Soon you should reach another water 
    part. The R Circuit Plate is in plain sight. Once you take it, you will 
    have the Super Adapter.
    SUPER ADAPTER - This is yet another form of Rush. When summoned, he 
    will compact into a suit that Mega Man can wear. The suit is a 
    combination of the Mega Arm from Mega Man 5 (Game Boy version) and the 
    Rush Jet from Mega Man 6. Normal Mega Buster shots are fired, but you 
    can charge up faster. Charging up fires Mega Man's fist, but it has 
    limited range for now. Also, while in the air, holding the jump button 
    will cause Mega Man to jet himself diagonally upward into the air. The 
    downside, however, is that Mega Man cannot slide while wearing the 
    Super Adapter.
    I actually suggest you wear this suit right away. Soon you should reach 
    the boss door.
    Enter the room with the Freeze Cracker ready. Attacks:
    -	Burst Man will send out miniature bombs onto the floor. Jump when 
    they flash intensely to avoid the explosion.
    -	Burst Man will send out three bubbles with bombs inside. If they 
    touch you, you will become encased in them, and head for the spikes 
    in the ceiling. Slide around and jump to escape them. Try to jump 
    over them when they first come out.
    -	Burst Man will cause bubbles to rise from the floor, headed for the 
    spikes. Avoid them.
    -	Burst Man will send out three yellow bubbles which will bounce you 
    in the opposite direction that you touch them. Be sure not to let 
    them bounce you into the spikes.
    Hit him with the Freeze Cracker whenever possible and this should be an 
    easy fight.
    This weapon is a bomb encased in a bubble. It can be used to encase 
    enemies then explode.
    Now that the first four initial bosses have been defeated, you will 
    return to Dr. Light's Lab for more story line. Mega Man and Dr. Light 
    will have a brief discussion about Bass, then learn that the Robot 
    Museum is under attack. Now you will automatically teleport there.
    When you walk in you can see figures of past Robot Masters (Snake Man, 
    Blizzard Man, Pharaoh Man, and Heat Man). When you enter the boss door, 
    you can see Wily leaving with Guts Man. Now you will fight the next 
    Pull out the Danger Wrap and prepare to slide a lot. The only thing the 
    clown will do is jump up and try to land on you, causing a high amount 
    of damage. Slide away from it every time. When it lands, the clown's 
    head will spin. When it is still again, fire a Danger Wrap at it. Its 
    head will be knocked off, so now you will have to avoid both it and its 
    body. When the head hits the ground, hit it with the Danger Wrap again. 
    Soon it should pick its head back up. Repeat this process. Once you are 
    done, four new bosses appear on the stage selection screen.
    Now head over to Slash Man's stage.
    X X *
    X X X
    X X X
    I really suggest you use the Super Adapter for most of this stage. The 
    fist is powerful and the jetpack makes it easier for the falls area. 
    Soon you should reach a T-Rex. Use the Thunder Bolt to kill it and aim 
    for the jaw after it forces you to the right. Be sure not to hit the 
    hives in the tree area, it will send out more insects after you. Keep 
    going on and you should soon reach the boss door.
    Have the Freeze Cracker ready again when you enter the boss door. 
    -	Slash Man will charge at you, claws outstretched. Freeze him with 
    the Freeze Cracker to stop him dead in his tracks.
    -	Slash Man will drop down paint bombs on you, which will prevent you 
    from firing or jumping temporarily. Avoid these if you can, though 
    it is difficult
    -	Slash Man will slide down the wall while dropping paint bombs, then 
    slash at you. You cannot avoid this if covered in paint. If he hits 
    you, however, the paint will disappear.
    -	Slash Man will hit you with his Slash Claw if you are close to him.
    Freeze him whenever you can. It doesn't take very many hits to destroy 
    Slash Man.
    The Slash Claw is more of a hand-to-hand weapon, as it fires a curve of 
    green energy forward, but has very limited range.
    Now it's time to face Spring Man.
    * X X
    X X X
    X X X
    This stage is loaded with springs (you could probably see that coming) 
    which will bounce you in the direction they are facing. I suggest you 
    use the Super Adapter again for this level. Travel through until you 
    reach the section where you have to choose whether to follow the down 
    path or the upper path. Turn off the Super Adapter, take the upper 
    path, and use the springs to get higher. Eventually you should find a 
    box with a spring-loaded punching bag. Jump on the box to make it face 
    left, then it will destroy the left wall. Switch back to the Super 
    Adapter and use it to take the Hyper Bolt.
    HYPER BOLT - Auto can use this to produce items for you cheaper, and to 
    add more items to the list of those he can make for you.
    Go back to the right and you can find an Energy Tank over there. Now 
    use the springs until you find the ladder, and then climb more of the 
    springs. Eventually you should be able to find the boss door, as all 
    other springs will lead back to the beginning of this part.
    Walk in with the Slash Claw ready. Attacks:
    -	Spring Man will jump up into the center of the screen, then fire his 
    arms at you. You can slide or jump over these.
    -	Spring Man will send out two Wild Coils. Destroy them or avoid them.
    -	Spring Man will grab you, then send you into the ceiling, inflicting 
    massive damage.
    There is a quick and easy way to defeat Spring Man. Hit him with the 
    Slash Claw, then he will immediately use the center of the screen 
    attack. Slide under both, then repeat the process and you will quickly 
    This weapon fires two coils, one on each side of Mega Man. This weapon 
    can be charged up, the same way as the Mega Buster. When charged, the 
    coils become, larger, faster, and they jump higher.
    Hit Select now on the stage selection screen to give the Hyper Bolt to 
    Auto, then leave the lab and select Shade Man for your next match. 
    (Note: By holding down B before selecting Shade Man, you can alter the 
    music of his stage)
    X X X
    X X X
    X X *
    Once again, it is a good idea to use the Super Adapter for this level. 
    Go through until you have to fight a pumpkin mini-boss. There are two 
    ways to kill it, either by firing at the eyes on the inside, or at the 
    miniature pumpkin on the inside. For right now, destroy the outside 
    eyes so that the path to the right will open.
    After that, you will climb many ladders and eventually you should find 
    a picture of Dr. Wily hanging on the wall. Use Rush Search beneath it, 
    and you will find the Energy Equalizer.
    ENERGY EQUALIZER - This item will allow you to use weapon energy 
    capsules without switching to the proper weapon. If you take a weapon 
    energy capsule while using the Mega Buster or Super Adapter, the energy 
    will instead go to the weapon that is most drained of energy.
    Keep going and soon you will see Bass and Treble. Bass is weakened and 
    then utters an expletive. Mega Man offers that Dr. Light can fix them, 
    and they teleport to him. Right beyond them is the boss door.
    Walk into this room with the Wild Coil ready. Attacks:
    -	Shade Man will begin by flying up, and then flying across the room. 
    Soon he will dive for you. Slide in the same direction he is going 
    to avoid this. If he latches on, he will begin sucking out your 
    energy and adding to his own.
    -	After two successful dodges, Shade Man will give up and float back 
    down. Fire off a Wild Coil now. Shade Man will now shoot rays at 
    you. Jump over them as they are slow moving.
    -	Shade Man will shoot Noise Crush at you. He will flash while doing 
    so, and cannot be harmed then. Noise Crush is difficult to avoid, do 
    your best.
    Always have the Wild Coil charged and ready, and fire off when I told 
    you to do so.
    This weapon fires sound waves forward. You can also charge this weapon, 
    but unlike the Mega Buster, Super Adapter, or Wild Coil, you must 
    bounce the sound wave off of a wall then absorb it to charge.
    Now face the last Robot Master, Turbo Man.
    X X X
    X X X
    * X X
    Once again, switch to the Super Adapter when you start the level. You 
    will have to kill a small mini-boss to continue on. Eventually you will 
    reach an area with tires suspended from the ceiling. Make sure not to 
    fall into the spiked tires or the ring of tires (it'll send you back 
    down). Eventually, you will see a stoplight platform. Climb up the 
    ladder, and then use Rush Search on the second one you see (the first 
    one on the left). You just acquired the Hyper Rocket Buster.
    HYPER ROCKET BUSTER - This item is an upgrade to the Super Adapter. Now 
    the fist has a longer reach, and it is heat-seeking.
    Now climb the ladder all the way to the top. Now, drop back down the 
    ladder holding right the whole time. You should go through the wall and 
    find Proto Man for the second time. Proto Man will give you a little 
    information about the Super Adapter, then leave again.
    Watch out for the next area. You will have to move fast and slide a lot 
    to avoid the fire blasts coming from the wall. Soon you will drop down 
    to the next section.
    You have to kill the eyes of the truck with the Hyper Rocket Buster. 
    Constantly jump to avoid the enemies that are coming towards you.
    Enter this room with the Noise Crush ready. Charge it up as soon as the 
    battle begins by knocking it off the wall beside you. When Turbo Man 
    jumps up, wait until the fire comes close then slide under it. Attacks:
    -	Turbo Man will jump up, then shoot out a Scorch Wheel. You have to 
    slide under it and have good timing to make it.
    -	Turbo Man will transform into a car, then ram into you. The sound of 
    his engine revving is the signal to jump. Blast him with the Noise 
    Crush when you clear him.
    -	Turbo Man will use an attack to draw you close to him. Slide in the 
    opposite direction to avoid contact.
    Charge up the Noise Crush with every chance and blast him every time he 
    reverts back from car form.
    The Scorch Wheel sends a wheel of flame along the ground. This can be 
    used to burn certain things, like trees.
    After you defeat the eighth Robot Master, you will see more story line. 
    Mega Man teleports back to Dr. Light's lab to find it trashed, and 
    discovers that Bass stole enhancements meant for Mega Man and Rush. Dr. 
    Wily comes on the video screen and reveals he created Bass and Treble.
    Now return to Slash Man's stage. Go through the level until you reach 
    the end part with the trees. Burn each tree by jumping and firing the 
    Scorch Wheel. The last tree has a ladder hidden behind it. In the room 
    that follows, destroy the cage surrounding Beat with a fully powered 
    Mega Buster shot. Now, the next four times you fall down a pit, Beat 
    will step in to save you.
    There is one more enhancement in the game, but it is optional, and I 
    have never found incredible use for it. However, if you want it, follow 
    these next steps. If not, just go to the next section.
    First, return to Shade Man's stage. Battle your way through again until 
    you reach the pumpkin mini-boss. This time, destroy the central pumpkin 
    instead of the outside eyes. After that, drop down and defeat the enemy 
    there, but don't go down the ladder. Instead, go right through the 
    wall. Once inside, Proto Man will appear and challenge you to a duel. 
    Note that Proto Man will only do this if you have found him the other 
    two times in the same game, without turning off the system.
    Proto Man is like a mini-boss (without an energy meter). However, if 
    you simply use fully powered Mega Buster shots every time, he will be 
    repetitious and thus you can claim victory quickly. Once you win, Proto 
    Man will reward you with his Protoshield, which can reflect minor enemy 
    projectiles. The shield only helps if you are not moving however, and 
    it does not protect your back while you are moving.
    Now that every Robot Master has been defeated, challenge Dr. Wily.
    X X X
    X * X
    X X X
    Now that you possess both the Super Adapter and the Protoshield, I 
    suggest that you never use your plain Mega Buster again. Stay on the 
    Super Adapter usually, because it charges faster, is heat-seeking, and 
    has the jetpack ability. For those situations calling for plain Mega 
    Man, use the Protoshield, because you can still perform every function, 
    plus your front is guarded. 
    After you clear the platforms part, you will face Bass. Make sure your 
    Super Adapter is on. All you have to do is stay in the small trench on 
    the left side, and use the Hyper Rocket Buster. He will fall fast. If 
    he comes into the trench, get out, and move accordingly in there to 
    avoid his attacks. Before you can destroy him, however, Bass will 
    teleport out.
    Soon you should encounter the next boss door.
    Have the Noise Crush ready when you enter here. Guts Man may have been 
    easy in the original Mega Man, but not here. Attacks:
    -	Guts Man will cause a large block to drop from the ceiling. You can 
    destroy it with the Slash Claw if it didn't fall on you. If you 
    don't destroy it, Guts Man will ram into you. However, an 
    alternative is to use it to your advantage, see below.
    -	Guts Man will grab you, and hurl you into the ceiling, inflicting 
    massive damage. It seems as if you will have to fire before he does 
    this and inflict as many hits as possible. That only works with the 
    Slash Claw, you will have to accept this if using the Noise Crush.
    The best thing to do is stand as far left as possible, and constantly 
    keep the Noise Crush charged by bouncing it behind you. When Guts Man 
    drops down a block, fire the Noise Crush at it. The force of the 
    vibrations will knock the block into him, inflicting damage. You can 
    keep doing this, but Guts Man may grab you a couple of times. Still, 
    this strategy appears to be better than my original. Thanks go out to 
    Lorac for pointing out the Noise Crush strategy.
    My original strategy, however inferior, was:
    You need to stand as close to Guts Man as the Slash Claw will allow, 
    and then jump and hit his head every time, and do it as fast as you 
    can. Learn his attacks and then fire away. You may need an Energy Tank 
    for this fight, don't hesitate to use it, you can always reproduce them 
    at Auto's Lab.
    Once you defeat Guts Man, reselect Dr. Wily at the stage selection 
    screen, and you will go to the next level.
    Go through this level until you reach the next boss section. Again, it 
    will be Bass. However, this time, he uses the stolen enhancements and 
    morphs with Treble, giving him more powers and the ability to fly. He 
    can now fire blasts at you, lasers, and also shoot his fist at you. My 
    question is, if this enhancement was intended for you and Rush, how is 
    this any much different or better than the Super Adapter? Anyway, copy 
    Bass's procedure and morph with Rush into the Super Adapter. Constantly 
    hit him with the Hyper Rocket Buster. However, for it to connect, you 
    must first be facing Bass, and he must be in view. Jump away from his 
    attacks and avoid him if he swoops after you. Just like before, you 
    can't destroy Bass, he and Treble will teleport out before you can.
    Keep going and you will soon reach the boss door.
    Have the Wild Coil ready when you enter. Attacks:
    -	The turtle will spit fire at you. Do not try to fire now, you will 
    probably become imprisoned in the fire. 
    -	The turtle will leave half of its body behind, and then leave the 
    room. Three small turtles will come out of its shell. Use the Super 
    Adapter here and kill them with the Hyper Rocket Buster. You can 
    take the power-ups left by the first two enemies, but not the third, 
    as the turtle reconnects then.
    -	The turtle will float up a small amount, then float across the room. 
    You will have to constantly slide back and forth to avoid being hit. 
    Hit the turtle with charged Wild Coils whenever possible, and this 
    fight shouldn't take too long. Since you will have just fought Bass, if 
    you need an Energy Tank, go ahead and use it.
    Reselect Dr. Wily again, and you will be teleported to the next 
    section. Be sure you are on Super Adapter, and then climb up the left 
    ladder. Use the Hyper Rocket Buster to kill every one of the cannons, 
    and keep on going. Watch out in the areas of the spikes. The first one 
    has a spotlight around you, so you can only see the ground near you. 
    After that, the path divides, and you can either go up a ladder or down 
    a pit. Going down, you will fall into an area that leads to a water 
    section with spikes. These spikes, however, you just have to avoid. 
    However, taking this route makes you re-fight the crab mini-boss, and 
    you only earn a single Energy Tank. The ladder route, however, is a bit 
    more difficult because it has disappearing blocks. You cannot use Rush 
    Jet as the blocks will knock you off. The worst part is when you need 
    to jump to get to a disappearing block above you, or else you die. You 
    need to learn the pattern to get past this. At the end, you will find 
    an Energy Tank, a Weapon Tank, and a Super Tank. 
    WEAPON TANK - Using one of these will instantly refill all of your 
    weapon energies.
    SUPER TANK - Using one of these instantly refills all forms of energy 
    you need, including your life meter and weapon energies.
    Either route you take, soon you will reach the boss door.
    Have the Noise Crush ready when you enter this never-ending room. 
    Unfortunately, there are no walls to bounce it off of to charge it up. 
    The boss will constantly hover. Attacks:
    -	The robot will fire rockets at you. Do your best to jump over or 
    slide under these, any way you can avoid them. It is difficult, but 
    do your best.
    -	The robot will send a laser out. Slide all the way to the right side 
    of the screen and constantly stay there to avoid the laser.
    -	The robot will get close to you and then fire bombs. These are 
    easily avoided.
    Whenever you can, jump and fire at the eyes of the robot with the Noise 
    Crush. You will probably need to use an Energy Tank.
    Before you go to the next section, visit Auto's Lab. Now buy enough 
    Energy Tanks, Weapon Tanks, and a Super Tank until you are completely 
    full. Now reselect Dr. Wily and you will go to the next section.
    This is the level where you must re-fight every Robot Master. Here is 
    the layout of the stage:
    Freeze Man    Slash Man 
    Junk Man      Cloud Man
    Turbo Man     Spring Man
    Shade Man     Burst Man
    Here is my order for the rematches:
    Slash Man - Freeze him with the Freeze Cracker, and do your best to 
    avoid the paint bombs.
    Cloud Man - This time around, use the Danger Wrap, which will encase 
    him in a bubble, rendering him helpless. You can't hit him when he is 
    flashing with electrical energy, however.
    Freeze Man - Same strategy as before, use the Junk Shield and do your 
    best to avoid the attacks.
    Turbo Man - Just like before, bounce the Noise Crush off the wall and 
    strike him with the charged form.
    Spring Man - Use the Slash Claw and slide under his extending arms.
    Burst Man - This time, use the Scorch Wheel. You can use it to burn 
    through his bouncing bubbles too, but not the ones that can encase you.
    Junk Man - Blast him with the Thunder Bolt then slide under his jump 
    attack. Repeat.
    Shade Man - Charge up the Wild Coil and hit him when he returns to the 
    ground. Slide in the same direction that he dives, or else he will 
    steal energy from you. An alternative way of defeating him is to now 
    use the Hyper Rocket Buster attached to the Super Adapter. This seems 
    to actually inflict more damage than the Wild Coil, even if it is 
    charged. However, the downside is that you can't slide wearing the 
    power-up, so you'll have to stay at a side of the screen and get there 
    quickly if he dives for you. Thanks go to Lorac for pointing out this 
    Once you beat all the bosses, you will teleport to a new area. Use the 
    three weapon capsules on the left, and refill the Thunder Bolt, Wild 
    Coil, and Freeze Cracker. Drop down and you will finally encounter Dr. 
    BOSS: DR. WILY (in Skull Walker)
    Activate the Thunder Bolt and immediately fire at his head when this 
    fight starts. Attacks:
    -	Dr. Wily will make three hops forward, then leap off screen. You can 
    hit him once or twice now, but after the third hop you have to 
    carefully slide under him. Then, he will drop down onto whichever 
    side of the screen you are closest to. Blast him again and repeat 
    this process.
    -	Dr. Wily will send out two miniature forms of his Skull Walker. It 
    is too hard, time consuming, dangerous, and pointless to destroy 
    these, so do your best to avoid them and blast Dr. Wily instead.
    When Dr. Wily jumps up and lands again, any miniature Skull Walkers 
    will be destroyed. He may send out two more again, however. Try your 
    best not to use an Energy Tank for this fight. You will certainly need 
    them soon. Once you defeat Dr. Wily, the battle is not over yet...
    BOSS: DR. WILY (in ship)
    Dr. Wily will now be inside his ship. This type of attack pattern is 
    common to the last three Mega Man games. He only has one real type of 
    attack, but it's good enough anyway. When the battle starts, 
    immediately switch to the Wild Coil and charge it up. Dr. Wily will not 
    be in sight, but soon he will reappear. Hit him as soon as he 
    reappears. If he is too high to hit, immediately go to the subscreen 
    and switch to the Freeze Cracker. You can aim it to hit him now. Then 
    he will send out four different bubbles. Avoiding these are extremely 
    difficult, but possible (barely). If you can avoid them, you need to 
    fake them out three times before they disappear. Otherwise, you will 
    need to intentionally get hit by one. The three types are:
    -	Yellow bubbles. These inflict the least amount of damage, and leave 
    no after effect. If you can't avoid the bubbles, try to get hit by 
    one of these.
    -	White bubbles. These bubbles freeze you. You can try to break out of 
    them, otherwise getting hit will break you out, but will cause more 
    damage to you. If there are no yellow bubbles, this is your second 
    -	Red bubbles. These are the worst type. Getting hit by one sets you 
    aflame, and you can't break out. Avoid these at all costs.
    After the initial bubbles are sent out, Dr. Wily blasts the ground 
    sending two energy pulses in each direction. Jump these if you are 
    free, (they'll break you out of ice if you were captured by it). 
    Follow the strategy of the Wild Coil and Freeze Cracker, and use the 
    tanks whenever you need them. You will probably need every tank (except 
    the Weapon Tank) but you should eventually win.
    If you die to either of these two bosses, you will have to start over 
    from when Dr. Wily is in his Skull Walker.
    Now you will watch the ending of the game. For those of you who have 
    trouble defeating Dr. Wily and would like to know the ending, please E-
    mail me. I would include the ending in the FAQ, but too many times I 
    have accidentally read endings to games I didn't want to, despite 
    spoiler warnings because I missed them.
    I was recently sent an alternative order to the second wave of Robot 
    Masters. The order (which was sent to me by Lorac) is:
    -	Shade Man (use the Super Adapter's fist. You should go to Turbo 
    Man's stage and get the upgrade to it first, then kill yourself off 
    and return here)
    -	Turbo Man (use my original strategy)
    -	Slash Man (Lorac told me the Scorch Wheel works better than the 
    Freeze Cracker. I haven't found this to inflict more damage, but if 
    you can find it easier or more fun, try out his idea.)
    -	Spring Man (use my original strategy)
    Additional secret: After the end of the game, you will see a string of 
    numbers at the bottom of the screen. If you input these numbers as a 
    password, it will take you straight to the last section of Dr. Wily's 
    fortress, with every enhancement, and a maximum number of each tank. 
    However, if you hold L and R before pressing start on the password 
    screen, you can enter a one-on-one two-player match. You may play as 
    either Mega Man or Bass. Each has their own unique attacks:
    Mega Man:
    Up, Up = Invincibility
    Forward, Down+Forward (together), Forward, Y = Slash Claw that goes 
    across the screen
    Down, Down, B = Slide (does damage)
    Hold Y = Charge Shot
    Plain B = Mega Buster Shots
    Up, Up = Invincibility
    B, Forward, Forward, Y = Air Dash Attack
    Forward, Down+Forward (together), Forward, Y = Air Kick
    Holy Y = Charge Shot
    Plain B = Bass Buster Shots
    The one player selection will always have the character the normal 
    colors. The second player, however, will have a Bass with a purple head 
    instead of yellow, and a red Mega Man instead of blue.
    The password for this game is: 1415-5585-7823-6251
    This E-mail is by me, X. Have any questions, comments, different 
    strategies I should know about, or find any typos? Please feel free to 
    E-mail me at zero3052001@yahoo.com    I will not respond to any E-mails 
    that have excessive swearing or anything like that. Also, if anyone 
    wants to know the ending to this game, you may E-mail me to find it 
    out. I do this because often times I have accidentally read endings I 
    wanted to find on my own, despite spoiler warnings that I missed. If 
    you wish to place this guide on your site, please E-mail me first for 
    my permission. Although I will most likely give it to you, I need to 
    know where to send updates and where it is headed first.
    This FAQ is Copyright 2001 by X. Thank you to all those that took the 
    time to read it.
    Most recent update includes:
    -	Replaced my E-mail in the guide, you may mail me again.

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