10 Best NetNavi Designs from the Mega Man Battle Network series

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08) Heatman

I will fully admit to being an OG Heatman fan. I don’t think it’s that great of a design but literally putting arms and legs on a Zippo lighter with a crosseyed, chubby face is just hilarious.

The Battle Network series took that design and thought, “what if that but a nightmare?” Like, this is horrifying. The burning wrists, the demonic face, the psychotic grin. It’s honestly terrifying to think about which is what makes it such a great design.

The only thing that surprises me here is that with them removing the legs, you’d think they’d make the bottom into a thruster giving them an excuse for more flames.

In an interview, Yuji Ishihara explained that the Battle Network Heatman has one of the greatest number of animation patterns meaning a LOT of love was put into this burning psycho.

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07) Magnetman

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. “Elecman, Heatman, and now Magnetman? Aren’t these all terrible things to have around electronics?” Don’t worry about it. We’re here for aesthetics not science.

Magnetman’s Battle Network design has seemingly done the impossible and made horseshoe magnets look intimidating. I feel like a pretty creative individual but if I had never seen this before and you told me to make a robot that’s basically “buff magnets” I would have thought you were insane.

As an added bonus, if you had snagged the Megaman Battle Network toys back in the day, that magnet that makes up his body? That’s a real working magnet.