An image of Deathtanz appears in Mega Man Zero 4 as one of Dr. Weil's first form attacks, launching one of his scythes at Zero.
Mantisk mainly attacks with his scythes either throwing them as boomerangs, slashing from above, doing a quick stab, or throwing them across the floor, up the wall and then back to him. If the player has A or S rank, he will use his EX Skill Rock Breaker. One strategy to defeat him is to equip a normal body chip and attack him with a charged Recoil Rod, which will knock him back and sometimes interrupt his attacks. The Burst Shot EX Skill may also be a good idea, as it can deplete an moderate amount of health from him, although the aforementioned strategy may be better.
- Dancing Scythe - Deathtanz throws his spinning scythe at Zero which slides up a wall and back down towards Deathtanz.
- Guillotine Drop - Deathtanz will jump on a wall and then strike from above. He then jumps onto the other side and repeats the same thing.
- Back Stab - If Zero is too close to Deathtanz, he will quickly try and stab Zero.
- Razor Arm - Deathtanz will detach his scythe and try to hit Zero.
- EX Skill: Rock Breaker - Deathtanz Mantisk shoots energy blasts into the ceiling, causing a large chunk of it to fall down, which he slashes apart, launching pieces at Zero.
Nickname: Kill Blade Shaman (Satsujin Kitoushi, 殺刃祈祷師)
EX Skill: Rock Breaker (ロックブレイカー)
- "Chikachika" (ちかちか) is a onomatopoeic term commonly used in Japanese comics and graphic novels to describe or indicate the twitching/flickering of ones eyes. Apparently Mantisk has made a habit of saying this every time something annoys him enough to make his eye twitch.
- Deathtanz was misnamed as "Deastants Mantisk" in the English instruction manual of Mega Man Zero 3.
- Deathtanz Mantisk appears in Mega Man ZX as a secret boss in Area N, in a door that only opens if a Mega Man Zero 3 cartridge is inserted in the Nintendo DS.
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