|For his video game counterpart, see Gauss Magnus.|
Gauss Magnus, known as Gauss Magnets (ガウス・マグネッツ Gausu Magunettsu) in Japan, is an antagonist in the MegaMan NT Warrior anime series and the original operator of MagnetMan.EXE. A leader in the Grave Crime Syndicate, Gauss continued his criminal ways even after Grave fell before being caught by Lan Hikari and Commander Beef. He was put in jail before his daughter, Tesla Magnets, breaks him out, though this was only to take MagnetMan back, and Gauss became the housekeeper for the Neo WWW.
Unlike his video game counterpart, Gauss was not raised poor, and his relationship with Count Zap and the Zap family is explicitly clear and fleshed out in the anime. In the video games, there is only one reference to this in Mega Man Battle Network 2, where a Quiz asks who Gauss’s brother is, and refers to Count Zap, whose name is “Jack Electel” in Japan, as “Jack Electricity”, a translation error that furthers the clarity that Count Zap and Gauss are related. It is unknown why he changed his name to "Magnus". He is the son Tesla Zap and brother-in-law of Ann Electel.
Despite having holding a menacing composer and serious demeanor, Gauss is actually an eccentric and dramatic man who cross dresses in an elaborate dress when he is under duress, a trait that seems to be shared with him and his brother, though Count Zap has only cross dressed once.
He appears in episode 12.