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"You want to dance? Feel freeze!"
―Tundra Man, Mega Man 11

Tundra Man (ツンドラマン Tsundora Man) is a Robot Master who appears in Mega Man 11. He was originally manufactured by the Cossack Robot Laboratories as a surveillance robot designed to monitor environment changes in some of Earth's coldest regions. He led a lonely life, though, and after watching an ice skating championship on TV, he was inspired to become a professional figure skater. While under maintenance in Dr. Light's laboratory, he was stolen and outfitted with a Speed Gear by Dr. Wily, along with some other modifications, so he could be better suited for combat, after which he took over a museum.

His Special Weapon, Tundra Storm, allows Mega Man to generate a column of icy cold air that can destroy enemies directly above and below him.

Appearance

Tundra Man is a tall, slender Robot Master. Most of his body is covered in bluish-purple armor, parts of which have ice crystals embedded in them. He also has ice skate blades on his feet and a long ponytail made of ice crystals.

According to the Mega Man 11 Gallery database, Tundra Man originally had a tougher-looking exterior before he modified himself to be better suited for skating, but it's unknown what this original form of his looked like.

Personality

Being an ice skating robot, Tundra Man is very flashy and likes to show off his moves; he constantly dances even while he's fighting. Like most of the other Robot Masters in Mega Man 11, Tundra Man also enjoys making puns based off of his elemental powers.

Data

MM11 Tundra Man

Mega Man 11 Gallery

Though Tundra Man was designed for land development and exploration in polar climates, he found a new obsession the first time he saw a TV ice-skating championship.

Since then, he has spent long years perfecting incredible ice-skating techniques out on the polar ice flats. But since his audience is generally huskies, polar bears, and seals, he doesn't get many reviews.

Tundra Man had a tougher-looking exterior when he was first sent to the North Pole, but he made some modifications to suit his graceful passion of ice-skating.

To him, the fact that his dazzling moves have been locked away at the North Pole and never witnessed is a crisis on the scale of global warming. Tundra Man eagerly awaits the day when he can show the world his exquisite skills.

Manufacturer: Cossack Robot Laboratories

In-Game Quotes

Pre-battle taunts:

  • "It's showtime!"
  • "Now, start the music!"
  • "Trying to take my spotlight?"
  • "You're skating on thin ice!"
  • "I'm like a rose, frozen in ice!"
  • "You want to dance? Feel freeze!"

Attack shouts:

  • "Ah!"
  • "Hwip!"
  • "Elegance!"
  • "Haah!"
  • "Dodge if you can!"
  • "Look out!"
  • "Perfection!"
  • "Don't freeze up!"
  • "Frosty!"
  • "Slide!"
  • "Hup!"
  • "Mmm!"
  • "Faster!"
  • "Wow!"
  • "Cool!"
  • "Sheer beauty!"

Activating Speed Gear:

  • "Speed Gear!"
  • "Freeze right there!"
  • "Don't blink!"

Attack shouts (Speed Gear):

  • "BITTER! HEARTLESS! GORGEOUS! ICE!"
  • "COLD! COLDER! FREEZE! AND SHATTER!"
  • "ICE! OVER! UNDER! EVERYWHERE!"

Death cries:

  • "A GRAND FINALE!"
  • "SHATTERED!"
  • "THE LAST DANCE!"

Gallery

Trivia

  • The background of Tundra Man's boss room is very similar to Freeze Man's, since both feature a T-Rex skeleton in the background.
  • Tundra Man is the third Robot Master whose battling style is themed after a sport (figure skating in this case), the other two being Blizzard Man and Strike Man.
    • He's also the second one of this group to be ice-themed, as well as the seventh Robot Master in the series overall to be ice-themed.
  • Tundra Man is one of the very few Robot Masters in the series whose artwork extends outside of their mugshot, the others being Quick Man, Break Man, Galaxy Man, Splash Woman, and Sheep Man.
  • Tundra Man's flashy and slightly effeminate personality is similar to Launch Octopus's personality in Maverick Hunter X.
  • Similar to Ice Man's weakness to Thunder Beam from the first Mega Man game, Tundra Man's weakness to Scramble Thunder is a reference to the minerals contained within ice that are able to conduct electricity.
    • This makes Tundra Man the fourth ice-themed boss in the franchise to be weak to an electric weapon, preceded by Ice Man, Cold Man, and Avalanche Yeti.