Mambu (マンブー Manbū), known as Flying Shell in some English sources, is a reconnaissance robot that can only be harmed when it opens its shell, exposing its eyes.  Upon opening its shell, it releases shots that spread out in eight directions.


Mega Man

Flying Shell

Mambu appears in Bomb Man's stage and Cut Man's stage in the first Mega Man game. When one Mambu is destroyed or leaves the screen, another Mambu will appear, spawning endlessly, one at a time. In Bomb Man's stage, it is possible to stop their appearance by freezing one with Ice Slasher and taking distance to make it disappear from the screen.

Other Media


Flying Shell in Captain N: The Game Master.

Mambu appeared in Captain N: The Game Master.

Similar Enemies

Enemies similar to Mambus.

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