Ballade is the main antagonist in Mega Man IV but a minor antagonist in Mega Man V and Mega Man 10, he is the third member of the Megaman Killers.
Ballade was created by Dr. Wily, as the third and last Mega Man Killer, Ballade was made to be very arrogant and with the belief that he is the strongest robot. After Mega Man defeat the four bosses, he invades the Wily Station and fights Ballade inside ,after Mega Man defeat the second four bosses, he fights Ballade again but this time far more powerful, after losing by Mega Man twice, he realizes his mistakes andnear the end of the game, Ballade sacrifices his life to save Mega Man by self destructing to open a way for Mega Man to escape the exploding Wily Battleship. Ballade returns in Mega Man V as the Fourth boss in the Wily Star and then in Mega Man 10 as a super boss.
- His death and sacrifice are considered one of the saddest moments in the Mega Man franchise.