If the player can spot the visual vibrations from the cloaking technology, it is possible to easily take down Air Stone (and its variants) from a distance or know where they will appear to dodge their attack depending on the situation.
Air FireAir Fire (エアファイア) is a variant of Air Stone seen in Torch Man's stage. It is exactly the same as the Air Stone, except it shoots out fireballs instead of stones.
Air NutAir Nut (エアナット) is another variant of Air Stone, created by Dr. Wily specifically to protect his Gear Fortress. This one appears in the first Gear Fortress stage and shoots metal nuts instead of stones.
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Using hi-tech optical camouflage to lie in wait until an intruder approaches, this bot shows up out of nowhere and launches showers of rock-hard bullets!
The fiery version of the Air Stone, this security bot blends in well in fiery areas, but tends to be easy to spot in cooler locales.
A modified Air Stone intended to defend the Gear Fortress. The sheer number of them is a testament to Wily's obsession with victory at all costs.
- Air Stone was named "Bomb de Ring" (ボム・ド・リング Bomu do Ringu) during development.
- Concept art shows that an ice variant was planned for Mega Man 11. This variant would probably have appeared in Tundra Man's stage.