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Blaze Heatnix

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Maverick Info
MMX6 - Blaze Heatnix Art.png
Artwork from Mega Man X6.
Stage portrait(s).
General information
Name(s):Blaze Heatnix
Group(s):Nightmare Investigators
Appearances:Mega Man X6
Game Info
Weapon(s):X6 Magma Blade
X6 Shoenzan
Weakness(es):X6 Ground Dash
X6 Sentsuizan
Stage(s):Magma Area
Voice (JP):Shinichirō Miki

Blaze Heatnix (ブレイズ・ヒートニックス) is a Maverick from the X era, appearing as one of the main bosses in Mega Man X6. He is a fire-themed Reploid based on a phoenix, who attacks with lava and flying with his burning body. He is a former disaster relief worker who is now part of the Nightmare Investigators.

In the Games

Mega Man X6

Sprite from Mega Man X6.

Blaze Heatnix debuts in Mega Man X6 as one of the eight Mavericks on the Stage Select screen. He serves as the boss of the Magma Area, observing the Nightmare Magma. He was built by Gate to withstand the heat of subterranean hotspots, and joined a disaster relief team specializing in volcanoes. He was arrogant of his elevated power and began leaving behind colleagues, resulting in needless casualties. Because of this, he was conspired against and disposed of while deep underground. However, he was later resurrected by Gate to serve as a Nightmare Investigator.[1]

In battle, Blaze Heatnix fills the arena with magma to limit the player's movement before pestering them with his own fire attacks. Defeating Heatnix grants Magma Blade to X and Shoenzan to Zero. His weakness is the Ground Dash or Sentsuizan from Ground Scaravich, which briefly stuns him. A boss attack rematch with Blaze Heatnix later occurs in the ?????? stage.

Other Game Appearances

Other Media

  • In the Archie Mega Man comic, Blaze Heatnix appears in the "Worlds Unite" arc as one of the many Mavericks resurrected in Sigma's army.

Official Data

Source Data
Rockman X6 manual A Reploid created to explore underground for volcanic hotspots, where magma gushes out of the Earth. He worked as a member of a disaster response team, preventing disasters caused by volcanic eruptions that had recently become more active.[JP]
Mega Man X6 Boss "Blaze Heatnix. An ex-investigator for the Hot Spot. His ability is far beyond the others. He could research any dangerous area. All others who fell behind were killed... Gate, who created Heatnix, improved his powers and strengths. In order to prevent any more victims, Heatnix was disposed deep underground." - Alia
Compendium of Rockman X Boss File Due to his skill as a hotspot researcher, he forced an unreasonable expedition that resulted in the deaths of all his colleagues. He ended up discarded in the depths underground because he ignored repeated warnings against excessive risk-taking.[JP]
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 Gallery Heatnix is a Reploid specially designed to search out subterranean hotspots — the places where magma breaks through the Earth's mantle. Currently he is assigned to a disaster relief team helping to minimize the damage from a chain of recently erupting volcanoes.


Behind the Scenes


Language Name Origin
Japanese Blaze Heatnix (ブレイズ・ヒートニックス) "Heatnix" is a portmanteau of "heat" and "phoenix".


  1. Boss data, Mega Man X6. 2001.