Rolling Drill

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Rolling Drill
In-Game Information
HP: 3
Attack Damage: 28 (contact)
Type: Damage, Destroyable, Platform
Location(s): MaGMML(1R):
Chroma Key
Maze of Death
Flashback Database1
Guts Man's Asteroid
The Pit of Pits
Null and Void
Misc. Information
Script: ローリングドリル
Romaji: Rōringu Doriru
Alt. Name(s): Drill (Game Gear Mega Man manual)
Programmer(s): The Stove Guy
Series Information
Official Game Appearances: Mega Man 5
Mega Man IV
Mega Man (Game Gear)
MaGMML Game Appearances: MaGMML(1R)
Megamix Engine
Normal Downward-facing (Null and Void)

The Rolling Drill is a gimmick in Mega Man 5, found in Napalm Man's stage. It is a large machine with several sharp spikes at the front.

Rolling Drills were first made available in the devkit for the original Make a Good Mega Man Level contest, where they appeared in the entries Chroma Key and Maze of Death, as well as the Wily stage Flashback Database1.

Rolling Drills returned in Make a Good Mega Man Level 2, where they appeared in the entry Guts Man's Asteroid, as well as the Pit of Pits sub-levels "Citadel Attic", "Ground Eater" and "You know the Drill.", and Null and Void. Null and Void also includes a unique downward-facing variant.


Rolling Drills will simply move straight forward. While contact with the sides is lethal, Mega Man can stand on the top.

Starting in Make a Good Mega Man Level 2, Rolling Drills can destroy terrain and enemies in front of them. Null and Void's downwards-facing Rolling Drill does not destroy terrain, but it does destroy enemies.