Shotman (ショットマン Shottoman), also known as Crazy Cannon,[1] is an enemy from the Mega Man series that was originally used as a firefighter before being modified for combat. It attacks by shooting Mega Man and after a number of shots, it alternates its aim.

In Mega Man 2 it appears in Flash Man's stage and in Crash Man's stage. It also appears in certain areas of the Wily Castle.

They appear in Crash Man's stage in Mega Man II. They also appear in Mega Water S's and Hyper Storm H's stage, as well as the second Wily Tower stage in Mega Man: The Wily Wars.

MMPU Shotman defeat.png

Despite seemingly having only one arm, their defeat animation in Mega Man Powered Up shows their other arm.

Hits data chart

Amount of shots/hits from Special Weapons it takes to destroy a Shotman.

Mega Man: The Wily Wars
Mega Buster Rolling Cutter Super Arm Ice Slasher Hyper Bomb Fire Storm Thunder Beam
5 5 ? Y 3 5 2
Metal Blade Air Shooter Bubble Lead Quick Boomerang Crash Bomber Time Stopper Atomic Fire Leaf Shield
5 3 10 5 5:5 Y 5:2:1 1
Needle Cannon Magnet Missile Gemini Laser Hard Knuckle Top Spin Search Snake Spark Shock Shadow Blade
5 2 2 1 1 10 Y 5

Other media

Mega Man (Archie Comics)

A Shotman appeared on the cover of Mega Man #11. Later in Sonic: Worlds Unite Battles, the Shotmen themselves are finally seen as one of Wily's minions from Mega Man 2 in the Sky Patrol's training room.

Other appearances

Shotman had brief appearances in the Rockman World 2 manga.


See also


  1. Mega Man 2 instruction manual for the U.S. and Mega Man Powered Up