Dust Man was created by Dr. Cossack for cleaning purposes. He equipped Dust Man with a vacuum to inhale garbage. One day, Dr. Wily abducted Dust Man and reprogrammed him for combat. Dust Man's new purpose is to destroy Dr. Wily's nemesis: Mega Man.
During the battle, Dust Man will jump around the arena. He attempts to suck in Mega Man into his vacuum. His trademark weapon, Dust Crusher, releases piles of scrap metal. They explode upon impact and cause damage. Dust Man's biggest weakness is Ring Boomerang.
Dust Man is a playable character in In Mega Man's Soccer. He has a strong kick and defense. He is also one of the slowest characters in the game.
- Dust Man is one of two garbage-based Robot Masters. The other one is Junk Man.