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|Weapons for the stage||Weapons for boss and sub-bosses|
Wave Burner (Mega Man)
Wave Burner (Bass)
Sub-boss hit chart
The values listed here are not the damage dealt, but the number of hits required to destroy a part of the Tank.
|King Jet (notes)|
|Remote Mine||3||3||4||5||3. It deals lots of damage, but it may miss|
|Lightning Bolt||-||4||4||4||2. Full-screen attack; not enough shots to defeat the Jet|
|Magic Card||-||16||16||?||5. Short range; ineffective against the red laser|
|Copy Vision||-||2||2||4||1. The most effective weapon|
|Tengu Blade||-||16||-||?||7. Short delay when shooting the blade; very difficult to aim|
|Wave Burner||-||8||8||?||6. Short range|
|Spread Drill||-||5||6||10?||4. Ineffective against the red laser|
|Ice Wall||-||4||-||-||8. Cannot be used|
|Phase 1: KING'S SHIELD
King is invincible, thanks to his shield. He will perform three times his "five crosses attack", then Protoman comes in and destroys the shield.
The five crosses have an arc trajectory, always in the same sequence: down, down, up, down, up. Get in the leftmost corner. In order to dodge the downwards crosses, just jump over them. In order to dodge the upwards crosses, Mega Man can slide under them and Bass can summon Treble; release Treble as soon as the attack is over, so to save its energy.
Whatever attack Mega Man or Bass will do, the shield will absorb it and shoot back a powerful laser.
|Phase 2: KING
King is weak against the Lightning Bolt. Bass can easily dodge and counter-attack using his double-jump and shooting the lighting from the top of the screen. Mega Man will probably suffer more damage, but he can use his Auto Recover between this battle and the next phase.
|Phase 3: GETTER KING ROBO