The Jewel Satellite (ジュエルサテライト Jueru Sateraito) is Jewel Man's Special Weapon from Mega Man 9. When activated, it summons four jewels that orbit Mega Man or Proto Man. When the shield is up, it can be launched as a projectile toward the way the user is facing. Like most other shield weapons, the user can move while using the Jewel Satellite. Despite only inflicting two points of damage, it can destroy multiple enemies with only one or two points of health left without destroying it. It also reflects most of the game's enemy projectiles or destroys them. Since the weapon's energy only depletes each time it is activated, it is possible to keep it up during a whole section of a level, and it will not disappear unless the player transitions to a new set of screens or touches a tough or invulnerable enemy.
Damage Data Chart
Damage values in units in Mega Man 9.
- For "Spike Shooters" and Wily Machine No. 9's first phase, both bosses do not have data for them because they must be damaged with their own weapon or obstacle -- the Jewel Satellite cannot inflict damage to them directly.
Activating the Jewel Satellite costs four units of weapon energy. It can be used seven times with a full weapon energy gauge.
Bosses weak against Jewel Satellite
- The Jewel Satellite is often considered to be the best shield weapon in the classic series, and possibly the franchise, due to its immense utility, the fact it addresses most flaws other shield weapons had in previous games, and its lack of any true drawback, except for its surprisingly low damage in relation to its high cost.
- Due to this, it is often used for item farming on certain spots in some levels such as Hornet Man's.
|Earth/Crystal/Earth-Mover Special Weapons and Techniques|
|Mega Man Classic series||Concrete Shot • Crystal Eye • Deep Digger • Jewel Satellite • Power Stone • Spread Drill • Super Arm|
|Mega Man X series - X||C-Shot • Crystal Hunter • Crystal Wall • Gaea Shield • Ground Dash • Tornado Fang|
|Mega Man X series - Axl||Bound Blaster • Gaea Shield|
|Mega Man X series||C-Sword • Earth Gaizer • Gokumonken • Rekkyoudan • Sentsuizan • Zekkyoudan|
|Mega Man series|| Leaf Shield (2) • Skull Barrier (4) • Star Crash (5) • Plant Barrier (6) • Junk Shield (7) |
Jewel Satellite (9) • Water Shield (10) • Acid Barrier (11) • Soul Satellite (SFxMM)
Force Field (DOS) • Flame Mixer (R&FWS)
|Mega Man X series||Rolling Shield (X) • Guard Shell (X6) • Gaea Shield (X7)|