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Welcome to the Robot Wars Wiki
the Robot Wars encyclopedia that anyone can edit. We are currently working on 1,631 articles.

These articles relate to the UK television game show Robot Wars, including the upcoming series, pages on robots, presenters, battles, episodes and teams, as well as the Dutch, American and German counterparts. It also contains information on pages deemed relevant in terminology and the Robotic Combat sport.

This wiki only covers Robot Wars and as such does not provide detailed information or images from BattleBots, Robotica, The Robot Fighting League or other such competitions. Robot Wars Live Events are summarised on relevant pages, though live-specific articles are not covered.

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Carbide is a competitor in the 2016 Series of Robot Wars. It was built by Dave Moulds, formerly a member of Team Hurtz, and Sam Smith, formerly of Tiberius. Carbide is an invertible, black and green robot with two-wheel drive and a large horizontal bar spinner at the front, considered the most powerful one in Robot Wars history, measuring 85cm in length, weighing 25kg and spinning at 2300RPM. The weapon operates at 20 horsepower to inflict massive damage. The robot also features a wedge at the rear to deflect other spinners and push other robots around. Carbide's armour consists of 5mm military grade steel, and 8mm aerospace grade aluminium. Its deadly spinning bar saw it reach the Grand Final, before losing the final battle to Apollo on a judges' decision.


Did you know...

  • ...that Carbide is the only robot to fight two robots (Behemoth and Apollo) three times within a single series?
  • ...that Apollo and TR2 are the only robots to have fought three robots on multiple occasions during a single UK Championship run?
  • ...that despite becoming the 2016 Series champions, Apollo scored the least amount of points in the Head-to-Heads in its heat of all 6 Grand Finalists?

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Robot Wars is filming a new six-part series, and two Celebrity specials, right now in Glasgow! More details can be found at Robot Wars (2017 series)!

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Carbide vs Behemoth - Robot Wars Episode 1 Highlight - BBC Two00:58

Carbide vs Behemoth - Robot Wars Episode 1 Highlight - BBC Two


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