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Submission #5752: Baddap1's NES Rockman 4 Minus Infinity "all items" in 34:43.72

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Rockman 4 Minus Infinity
Game version: unknown
ROM filename: Rockman 4 Minus Infinity v0.02.nes
Branch: all items
Emulator: FCEUX 2.2.3
Movie length: 34:43.72
FrameCount: 125229
Re-record count: 62086
Author's real name:
Author's nickname: Baddap1
Submitter: Baddap1
Submitted at: 2017-12-17 22:57:58
Text last edited at: 2017-12-26 16:25:25
Text last edited by: feos
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Status: published
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This hack of Megaman 4 is different from the original Megaman 4. Weapons have new attacking mode, more hiden tools hide in different enemies or places, and we can also read a more interesting story. The enemies in this hack are originated from all of Megaman games. In this movie, I would show more tips and performance.

Game objectives

  • Manipulate luck
  • Takes damage to save time
  • Collect All Items

Items Descriptions


You throw Wire hook and you can move to hung place. Throwing direction is controled by D-Pad.


You generate a small Balloon below. You can control the Balloon on. You can fire Mega-Buster when the Balloon is in the screen.

Metall's Helmet

For this have broken a bit when recycling, this may be useless. This sometimes reduces damage.

Skull Amulet

For this bring you guts, if you have 2 or more vital, this barely protects Mega Man from fatal damage.

Super Star

This amplifies cruelty. This increases the critical chance and the critical damages.

Energy Splitter

All weapons are refilled when you take weapon energy.

Shock Gurad

If you have 2 or more vital, this barely protects you from spikes.


You can jump when you falled. But you take damage when you use this.

Energy Charger

Weapons are refilled when you are defeated.

Energy Balancer

This improves your energy recovering efficiency. This sends remainder of weapon energy to other weapon.


This is convert of life energy. This converts the half of remainder of life energy into weapon energy.


'Uncertain Item' With this item all the damage you cause will be a critical damage.


This category is the closest to 100% category so, I used the version 0.02 because in this version all the items are already added in the game.

Stage by stage comments

Skullman Stage

When a buster damages Skullman, he will get a 128 frames of invincibility. Make critical damages to save time (critical is every 256 frames).

Ringman Stage

Use Rush Search in Whopper room to recharge Hell Wheel. Make critical damage to save time.

Drillman Stage

Use Rush Search in Mid-boss room to recharge Hell Wheel. After defeat Quint and enter in the Sakugarne change weapons and take a damage with the jumping robot to save time, then go for the secret way, skip Crashman's Fight and get Wire.

Dustman Stage

Use Wire to climb the wall faster. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill the boss.

Diveman Stage

Skip Enker's Fight to save time. Go for the secret way, skip Waveman's Fight and get Balloon.

Toadman stage

The stream can make Megaman move faster. Use Recycle Inhaler to defeat the toads and reduce lag. Skip Shadowman's Fight to save time. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill the boss.

Pharaohman Stage

Pharaohman can use magic to influence megaman,but the effects can be cleaned by Toad. Use Rush Search in Mid-boss room to recharge Hell Wheel. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill Shadowman and Pharaohman.

Brightman Stage

Use Wire to climb the walls faster and save time. Use Recycle Inhaler to defeat Shadowman and get the Super Star. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill Brightman.

Cossack 1 Stage

Use Recycle Inhaler in Balloon to get the Trampoline. Skip the auto-scroller room using Trampoline and Hell Wheel to save time. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill Mothraya.

Cossack 2 Stage

Use Recycle Inhaler in Wire to get Shock Gurad. Use Recycle Inhaler in Eddie to get the Energy Splitter. Use Rush Search to recharge and 4 Rush Cannon to kill the boss.

Cossack 3 Stage

The stream can make Megaman move faster like Toadman Stage. Make a critical damage to skip a cycle and save time, then use Rush Cannon and Wish Star to kill the Aqua Devil.

Cossack 4 Stage

Make a double critical damage to the enemies in east tower. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill Earth and Ballade. Use the Buster to kill Punk. Use Rush Search to recharge, Rush Cannon, Pharaoh Shotgun, Hell Wheel and Water Cutter to defeat Cossack Catcher. Reset the game to save time.

Wily 1 Stage

Defeat the Joe Nin-Nin Va All with the Joe Machine and make critical damage to save time.

Wily 2 Stage

Stay off-screen to disappear all the enemies except some. Use Rush Cannon to instant kill the boss.

Wily 3 Stage

Route: Drill > Bright > Skull > Dust > Kalinka > Ring > Pharaoh > Toad > Dive. Use Rush Search to get a energy while waiting boss. Use Recycle Inhaler to defeat Skullman and get the Skull Amulet. Use Recycle Inhaler, Drill Torpedo, HCR Boomerang, Spark Manbow, Water Cutter and Rush Cannon to defeat the Wily Machine.

Wily 4 Stage

Skip 2 Chimerabot's Fights to save time. Defeat Super Shadow Man to get ?Dagger.

Mothrayas: Judging.

Mothrayas: There has been some criticism in the discussion topic about a few aspects of this run. For one, the goal choice got mediocre reception - while the movie does get all items, it does not get a 100% hero score at the end of the run, due to missing out on other bonuses. Therefore, this category does not qualify as 100% completion. Also, the choice to use version v0.02 rather than the latest v1.01 was criticized, even though this movie uses time-saving glitches that are patched out of the later releases.

The general consensus appears to be that a movie of this sort of category should, for the sake of completeness, achieve the full 100 points of hero score at the end of the run. It should also use the latest version, at least for that category.

Fortunately for this movie, however, it does have something else going for it: it's actually faster than the currently published any% movie. Because of that, this movie can be considered as an any% record, and while the latest version is preferred overall, it's not a requirement. As such, accepting as an improvement to the published movie. Note to the publisher that the branch should remain, to avoid confusion regarding what this movie tries to do.

feos: Pub.

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