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"A barrel of laughs? Not with that cutter on the front!"
— Jonathan Pearce

Destructosaur was a robot that competed only in Series 6 of Robot Wars. Despite the team confidence in that their weapon could destroy Chaos 2's flipper (to which George Francis admitted was a possibility), the two-time UK champion was still able to easily dispatch Destructosaur by flipping it where it did not have enough momentum to self-right despite its shape.

DesignEdit

DestructosaurInside

Destructosaur without its shell

Destructosaur was a barrel shaped robot with painted on eyes and teeth giving it a resemblance of a dinosaur as its name suggests. Its main weapon was cutting pincer similar to Sir Killalot's, but on a smaller scale and was capable of slicing through aluminium with ease.

"...periodically bursts into flames. What good is that?"
— Jonathan Pearce's incredulous summary of Destructosaur

Robot HistoryEdit

Series 6Edit

Philippa Forrester: "In your very first battle, you're up against Chaos 2."
Riccardo De Felix: "Not a problem. We'll snip right through his flipper!"
— Confidence in the pits

Newcomers Destructosaur came across three veteran teams in its first battle; Mighty Mouse, the new machine from Team Mouse, Iron-Awe 2, and former champions Chaos 2, the number 5 seeds.

Iron-Awe 2 attacked Destructosaur with its axe as Chaos 2 flipped Destructosaur onto its back. Destructosaur was unable to self-right, and, after Iron-Awe was thrown out of the arena by Chaos 2, Refbot counted them out. Destructosaur was placed on the arena Floor Flipper, which righted Destructosaur, but it was too late to prevent it from being eliminated as Chaos 2 and Mighty Mouse progressed.

ResultsEdit

DESTRUCTOSAUR - RESULTS
Series 6
The Sixth Wars - UK Championship
Heat, Round 1
Heat C, Round 1 vs. Chaos 2 (5), Iron-Awe 2, Mighty Mouse Eliminated

Wins/LossesEdit

  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 1

Series RecordEdit

Greymon

Destructosaur's Greymon

Series Destructosaur Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Did not enter
The Third Wars Did not enter
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Heat, Round 1
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter

TriviaEdit

  • Destructosaur was the third competitor to use a Japanese anime character as a mascot, sporting Greymon from Digimon in the pits. The others were Pika, with Pikachu and Killerhurtz, with Charmander, both of those being Pokémon.

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