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"It's not the most dangerous, but Craig, it looks hardy to me"
— Jonathan Pearce

Demolition Demon was the name given to two heavyweight robots. While it only entered the Robot Wars main competition once, in Series 2, it proved its worth by reaching the Heat Final, only losing to Napalm on a controversial Judges' decision. In Series 3, the team entered Demolition Demon 2 into the Robotic Soccer side competition, but very quickly lost to Velocirippa.

Versions of Demolition DemonEdit

Demolition DemonEdit

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Demolition Demon in Series 2

The original machine was a double-sided wege, armoured in galvanised materials. Ite weapon was a rear circular saw, powered by a 22 horsepower motor, and a static spike on the front. Its motors were were donated by Dorset County Council and all the components were kept in a small box for protection.

Demolition Demon 2Edit

Demolition Demon 2 was a box-shaped robot, armed with a spike. Its colour sceheme used black, yellow and red stripes, resembling the Belgian flag, although the robot brandished several Union Jacks. It was built to be internally stronger than the previous version, and was over 12kg heavier, but had a high ground clearance.

Robot HistoryEdit

Series 2Edit

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Demolition Demon completes the Gauntlet

Demolition Demon managed to outmanoeuvre all of the house robots in the Gauntlet (including Sir Killalot) and finished the Gauntlet, easily making it through to the Trial stage, after placing first, completing the Gauntlet in the quickest time in the Heat.

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The House Robots unfairly attack Demolition Demon

Demolition Demon continued its streak of placing first, winning the Skittles event by a clear margin, knocking down twenty barrels. Despite this success, the House Robots used Demolition Demon as a target to demonstrate their power, and Sir Killalot picked it up, holding it in place for Matilda to put a large scratch on Demolition Demon, using her chainsaw.

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Demolition Demon pushes Victor into the PPZ

In the heat semi-final with Victor, it was able to push Victor around with ease. Demolition Demon pushed Victor into the PPZ, despite it escaping before the House Robots could come in. Just as Victor was moved into the middle of the arena, it broke down. Demolition Demon was given the win despite then getting flipped by Shunt.

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Demolition Demon is attacked by Napalm's mandibles

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Demolition Demon pushes Napalm back

It then fought Napalm in the Heat Final. Napalm was able to push Demolition Demon around before driving into the PPZ itself, Demolition Demon was able to nudge Napalm's side a few times before eventually nearly toppling Napalm with its wedge shape, however cease was then called. The judges' decision went in favour of Napalm, which was not a popular outcome.

Series 3Edit

The re-designed Demolition Demon only competed in the Robotic Soccer competition. Its opponent Velocirippa capitalised on a defensive error by Matilda to dribble the ball halfway across the arena and score past goalkeeper Dead Metal, eliminating Demolition Demon 2 from the competition.

ResultsEdit

DEMOLITION DEMON - RESULTS
Series 2
The Second Wars - UK Championship
Heat Final
Heat A, Gauntlet Completed (1st) Qualified
Heat A, Trial (Skittles) 20 Barrels (1st) Qualified
Heat A, Semi-Final vs. Victor Won
Heat A, Final vs. Napalm Lost
DEMOLITION DEMON 2 - RESULTS
Series 3
Robotic Soccer
Round 1
Round 1 vs. Velocirippa Lost
  • The insides of the Series 2 Demolition Demon
  • The team in Series 2
  • The team in Series 3

Wins/LossesEdit

  • Wins: 1
  • Losses: 1

Series RecordEdit

Series Demolition Demon Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Heat Final
The Third Wars Robotic Soccer
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Did not enter
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter

TriviaEdit

  • Demolition Demon is one of six robots to have come first in both The Gauntlet and The Trial in one heat. The other robots in this category are Nemesis, Robot the Bruce, Razer, Corporal Punishment and All Torque.
  • Demolition Demon was the only Heavyweight veteran to compete in the Series 3 Robotic Soccer Competition.
  • Demolition Demon was the only robot to lose to Velocirippa, one of the worst performing robots in the show's history, albeit only in the Football.

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