Higsby's Battle Chip shop.

Higsby's, simply known as Chip Shop in the English anime dub and as Higure-ya (日暮屋) in Japan, is Higsby's Battle Chip shop in the Mega Man Battle Network series.

Game history

Mega Man Battle Network

After Higsby and NumberMan are defeated by Lan Hikari and MegaMan, Higsby left the World Three and opened a Battle Chip shop in ACDC Town.

Mega Man Battle Network 2

As Higsby goes on a trip to Netopia collecting rare chips and installing Chip Traders in other countries; his shop is closed during early events. During the latter half of the game he returns to ACDC Town and reopens his shop.

Mega Man Battle Network 3


Inside Higsby's shop.

Higsby goes on vacation to YumLand and his shop is closed again, but he returns later and helps Lan during their chase for BubbleMan. The shop has a Chip Trader and a Number Trader. There is a large poster of Zero (White version) or SharkMan (Blue version) near Higsby.

Sign Comp

The Sign Comp is an anti-theft device that sets off a very noisy alarm if someone tries to steal a chip. It has the shape of a NumberMan display.


Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge

Higsby's shop is the first Chip Shop available. Players have the option to buy a single Battle Chip, 10 Battle Chips or Get info on gameplay.

Mega Man Battle Network 4

In the events that follow if Lan faces Higsby in the Den City Tournament, a guy is planning to close down his shop and replace it with a shop that sells brushes, though Lan manages to help out by gathering posters for his assistant.

The shop has a Chip Trader, a Number Trader for lotto numbers, and a Free Tournament BBS. It is shown the shop also sells chip info magazines and PET covers.

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Mega Man Battle Network 5

The back of the shop is used as a base by ProtoMan's / Colonel's Anti-Nebula Corps.

Mega Man Star Force 2

In Lan's diary entry from July, it is said that some years after Mega Man Battle Network 6 Higsby's moved to a new location that will be 10 stories tall and would be called "Higsby's Chip Emporium".

Anime history

MegaMan NT Warrior

In episode 4, Higsby opened a chip shop after MegaMan defeated NumberMan.

In episode 32, it's shown Higsby opened a virtual chip shop in NetCity, with NumberMan taking care of it.

MegaMan NT Warrior Axess

In episode 16, Shuko Kido starts working in Higsby's shop.


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