|Mega Man X using Ground Dash.|
When equipped with Ground Dash, X creates a medium-sized rock projectile, then fires it ahead. It has limited range, and is a slow-moving weapon. This weapon can be used to destroy or move the Nightmare Cubes created by Ground Scaravich's Nightmare Phenomenon - the rock projectile can destroy only the brown and red blocks but does not have an effect on the black or blue blocks, however. In order to move such blocks, the player must have X touch the block and by pressing the Special Weapon Button, X will then dash at the block, causing it to move a certain distance depending on the block type (blue ones slide a distance, black ones move a slight bit; other block types are otherwise destroyed). Note that Weapon Energy will not be consumed if the player uses Ground Dash while X is standing directly next to the blue and black Nightmare Cube as no projectile is fired to move these blocks, but if the Weapon Energy meter is empty, X will not be able to do this dash.
When Ground Dash is charged, X creates a large-sized rock projectile (freezing everything around him to do so), then fires it straight ahead. This is a medium-speed weapon, and has really good range.
Blaze Heatnix and Sigma's second form are especially weak to this weapon. For Blaze Heatnix, by default, using Ground Dash in its normal state inflicts 5 units of damage against him, while the charged version of Ground Dash inflicts 8.
Damage Data Chart
Damage values in units in Mega Man X6.
- Despite there being both a water and an ice-elemental weapon at X's disposal in Mega Man X6, Blaze Heatnix has a primary weakness to Ground Dash. It is speculated that when fire becomes too hot to douse or freeze with water, the ground can be used to suffocate or "stomp out" the flames, robbing it of its oxygen.
Counterpart to this Weapon
|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 X6|
|List of Mavericks|
| Commander Yammark • Ground Scaravich • Blaze Heatnix • Blizzard Wolfang • Rainy Turtloid |
Metal Shark Player • Shield Sheldon • Infinity Mijinion
|D-1000 • Zero Nightmare • Dynamo • Nightmare Mother • High Max • Gate • Sigma|
|Mega Man X's Special Weapons|
|Yammar Option • Ground Dash • Magma Blade • Ice Burst • Meteor Rain • Metal Anchor • Guard Shell • Ray Arrow|
|Zero's Special Techniques|
|Yammar Option • Sentsuizan • Shoenzan • Hyoroga • Ensuizan • Rakukojin • Guard Shell • Rekkoha|
| - Mega Man X -|
Falcon Armor • Blade Armor • Shadow Armor • Ultimate Armor
- Zero -
| Walkthrough • Parts • Rescuable Reploids • List of Enemies |
Damage Data Chart (X) • Damage Data Chart (Zero) • Game Script (X's story) • Game Script (Zero's story)