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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's confidence 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

"First time in Robot Wars, those strong jaws, speeds at 20 mph, but no srimech and periodically bursts into flames. What good is that?"
— Jonathan Pearce's summary of Destructosaur
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.

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
Chaos 2 vs Mighty Mouse vs Iron-Awe 2 vs Destructosaur

Chaos 2 and Destructosaur are both overturned

Destructosaur flipped

A beaten Destructosaur is chucked by the Floor Flipper

Newcomers Destructosaur came across three veteran teams in the first round; Mighty Mouse, Iron-Awe 2, and former champions Chaos 2, the number 5 seeds. In the battle, Iron-Awe 2 attacked Destructosaur with its axe, creating a hole in the barrel, just 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.

"crashed down, rolled away but out..."
— Jonathan Pearce as Destructosaur drives away after being righted

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

  • Destructosaur's Greymon
  • Destructosaur in the Arena
  • Destructosaur in the pits during Series 6
Series Destructosaur Series 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
Series 10 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.
  • Destructosaur was the only robot from Heat C of Series 6 not to appear in another series.