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the Robot Wars encyclopedia that anyone can edit. We are currently working on 1,623 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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Apollo is a heavyweight robot which competed in and won the 2016 series of Robot Wars. It was built by Team MAD, who previously entered Featherweight Championships and the Antweight Championship in Extreme 2, but had never competed on the show with a heavyweight robot before. Apollo is a white, black and chequered wedge-shaped robot with a powerful flipper, running at 1000psi. The robot's name and aesthetics are derived from NASA's Apollo space program and the spacecraft used for these missions. This also inspired the name of the robot's weapon - Team MAD refer to their flipper as a 'launcher'. Apollo's flipper is capable of throwing a 100kg heavyweight six feet into the air, and also has a half-power option, for ease of use as a srimech.


Did you know...

  • ...that every robot in the 2016 Series lost at least one battle?
  • ...that Storm 2's ground clearance was so low that it could push a piece of paper around without driving on top of it?

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Robot Wars will be filming a new six-part series in December 2016! More details can be found at Robot Wars (2017 series)!

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Robot Wars Grand Finale 2016 Battle Recaps - BBC Two09:21

Robot Wars Grand Finale 2016 Battle Recaps - BBC Two


Which robot, other than Apollo, was your favourite new robot in the 2016 series?

The poll was created at 08:54 on September 22, 2016, and so far 78 people voted.

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