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Gravity Beetle, known as Gravity Beetbood (グラビティ・ビートブード) in Japan, is a Maverick fought in Mega Man X3. He is based on a Japanese Rhinoceros beetle. He was a Maverick Hunter from the 17th unit, but after the death of his brother, Boomer Kuwanger, he wanted to avenge him and joined Dr. Doppler's forces in Mega Man X3 to fight against X.


He leaps about his chamber at the end of the aerial carrier and releases spheres of energy. Ray Splasher is his weakness, so shoot and evade. If he gets too close, use the walls to climb and evade.


Mega Man X3 stats:

  • Power: 6200rp
  • Speed: 3600rp

Stage name:

Stage enemies

Enemies in Gravity Beetle's stage:

Other media

Rockman X

In the Rockman X3 manga, Gravity Beetle wanted to avenge his brother Boomer Kuwanger and Dr. Doppler convinces him to work for him. Gravity Beetle revived Boomer Kuwanger and they attack a city with the Combat Aircraft Carrier Big Beetle (戦闘空母ビッグ・ビートル Sentou Kuubo Biggu Bītoru), a giant beetle-like transport. He captured X and Zero, and attempts to transfer Boomer Kuwanger's program into Zero's body. X fights against the brothers to save Zero, and used one of the Gravity Holes fired by Gravity Beetle to destroy Boomer Kuwanger. The Gravity Hole goes out of the Big Beetle and transforms into a giant black hole with an image of Boomer Kuwanger's head inside. X destroyed the black hole by connecting cables of the Big Beetle into his buster to fire a powerful charged shot. In the end, X and Zero forgave Gravity Beetle.

Rockman X Mega Mission

In Rockman X Mega Mission 2, Gravity Beetle was revived as Gravity Beetbood L, becoming stronger with a changed appearance, this time resembling a Hercules beetle. He was defeated by X with Ray Splasher.



  • It is possible that Gravity Beetle joined Doppler's forces under his own accord, not because of the Maverick Virus.
  • Gravity Beetle (along with Blizzard Buffalo, Crush Crawfish, and Toxic Seahorse) are the only Mavericks from Mega Man X3 that never appear in the Mega Man Xtreme sub-series.

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