Furious Paul - Hardcore Gaming & Speed Running

NES - Mega Man 3
By: - October 31, 2013

Mega Man 3 Boss Order & Weaknesses Chart

Please note that I have not done speed runs through Mega Man 3 yet, although it is high on my list to make sure I do it sometime.  I have spent a lot of time playing this game, I have probably beat it over 200 times!

The following chart represents the order I currently do Mega Man 3 in, and I highly recommend it.  The order I chose enables you to get Rush Jet much sooner (from beating Needle Man) allowing you to "fly" across a lot of sections in the game making your journey relaxingly easy.  I also list the rank of effectiveness of each weapon against every boss (as shown below of each weapon).  Each number below every weapon represents how many points of damage each weapon does against each boss.  This may or may not be the most efficient if you are into beating the game in record times, but it does work very nicely for the average player.  Check it out:

1) 
Needle Man Needle Cannon
NE

GE
Shadow Blade
SH
Magnet Missle
MA

P
Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Needle Man 4 7 2 1 1 1 1 0 0
2) 
Snake Man Needle Cannon
NE
Snake Search
SN
Shadow Blade
SH

P
Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Top Spin
TO

GE
Magnet Missle
MA
Snake Man 4 4 2 1 1 2 2 1 0
3) 
Hard Man Magnet Missle
MA
Hard Knuckle
HA

P

GE
Needle Cannon
NE
Snake Search
SN
Shadow Blade
SH
Spark Shock
SP
Top Spin
TO
Hard Man 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
4) 
Top Man Hard Knuckle
HA
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Top Spin
TO
Spark Shock
SP
Snake Search
SN
Magnet Missle
MA
Shadow Blade
SH

GE
Top Man 7 2 2 4 1 1 1 1 0
5) 
Shadow Man Top Spin
TO
Shadow Blade
SH
Magnet Missle
MA
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Hard Knuckle
HA
Spark Shock
SP

GE
Snake Search
SN
Shadow Man 7 4 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
6) 
Magnet Man Shadow Blade
SH
Spark Shock
SP
Magnet Missle
MA

P
Needle Cannon
NE

GE
Hard Knuckle
HA
Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Magnet Man 7 7 4 2 1 2 2 1 1
7) 
Gemini Man Snake Search
SN

GE
Magnet Missle
MA
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Top Spin
TO
Gemini Man 5 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 2
8) 
Spark Man Shadow Blade
SH
Spark Shock
SP
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Hard Knuckle
HA

GE
Top Spin
TO
Snake Search
SN
Magnet Missle
MA
Spark Man 4 4 2 1 2 1 1 0 0

Mega Man 2 Boss Battles:

Second Needle Man Stage:

Air Man Spark Shock
SP
Magnet Missle
MA

P
Hard Knuckle
HA

GE
Snake Search
SN
Needle Cannon
NE
Top Spin
TO
Shadow Blade
SH
Air Man 4 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 0
Crash Man Hard Knuckle
HA
Top Spin
TO
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Magnet Missle
MA
Shadow Blade
SH
Spark Shock
SP
Snake Search
SN

GE
Crash Man 7 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 0

Second Shadow Man Stage:

Wood Man Needle Cannon
NE
Snake Search
SN
Shadow Blade
SH
Hard Knuckle
HA

P
Spark Shock
SP

GE
Top Spin
TO
Magnet Missle
MA
Wood Man 4 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 0
Heat Man Top Spin
TO
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE
Magnet Missle
MA

P
Hard Knuckle
HA
Spark Shock
SP

GE
Snake Search
SN
Heat Man 7 4 2 1 1 2 1 1 1

Second Gemini Man Stage:

Flash Man Needle Cannon
NE

GE
Shadow Blade
SH
Magnet Missle
MA

P
Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Flash Man 4 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 0
Bubble Man Spark Shock
SP
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Hard Knuckle
HA

GE
Top Spin
TO
Snake Search
SN
Magnet Missle
MA
Bubble Man 4 4 2 1 2 1 1 0 0

Second Spark Man Stage:

Metal Man Magnet Missle
MA
Hard Knuckle
HA
Shadow Blade
SH
Spark Shock
SP

P

GE
Needle Cannon
NE
Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Metal Man 4 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Quick Man Snake Search
SN

GE
Magnet Missle
MA
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Top Spin
TO
Quick Man 4 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1

Dr Wily's Castle

Kamegoro Maker Top Spin
TO
Shadow Blade
SH
Snake Search
SN
- - - - - -
Kamegoro Maker                  
Yellow Devil Hard Knuckle
HA
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Magnet Missle
MA

GE
Top Spin
TO
Snake Search
SN
Spark Shock
SP
Yellow Devil 5 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Holograph Mega Mans Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Shadow Blade
SH
Needle Cannon
NE

P
Hard Knuckle
HA

GE
Magnet Missle
MA
Spark Shock
SP
Holograph Mega Mans 7 28 2 1 1 4 1 0 0
For killing the 8 original MegaMan 3 bosses, refer to the charts above!
Final Wiley Boss Battle Spark Shock
SP
Hard Knuckle
HA
Snake Search
SN
Shadow Blade
SH

P
Magnet Missle
MA
Top Spin
TO

GE
Needle Cannon
NE
Wily Machine No. 3 7 7 4 2 1 1 0 0 0
Rush Jet
RJ
Hard Knuckle
HA
Shadow Blade
SH
Magnet Missle
MA
Needle Cannon
NE

P

GE
Snake Search
SN
Top Spin
TO
Wily Machine No. 3 1 7 2 2 1 1 1 4 0
Dr Wiley Hard Knuckle
HA
Shadow Blade
SH
- - - - - - -
Dr Wily 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dr Wiley Final Top Spin
TO
Snake Search
SN
- - - - - - -
Dr Wily Final 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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