- "...may find it hard to live up to its name"
- — Jonathan Pearce's predictions for Mayhem
Mayhem was a black, invertible box shaped robot with a front-mounted, 16kg, 2000RPM spinning disc. It exclusively competed in the Seventh Series of Robot Wars, had strong armour on the top but the team had no previous Robot Wars experience to reflect on, a true handicap coming up against three veterans of Robot Wars in the first round of the heat. It lost its only battle after fellow spinner Supernova ripped off both of its exposed tyres. It was deliberately designed with a high ground clearance and exposed rear wheels so the robot would be made difficult to get hold of but this proved to be its undoing.
Mayhem participated in Heat I of the Seventh Wars. In the first round, Mayhem was placed up against the number 16 seeds Storm 2, Team Reactor's Rhino and the Sri Lankan representatives Supernova, a robot of a very similar design to Mayhem. In the battle, Mayhem spun around in circles at the beginning of the melee, as it tried to attack Rhino, but Supernova then hit one of its exposed tyres, knocking it clean off. Supernova attacked again with its own disc and ripped the other tyre from Mayhem. Mayhem then had no traction on the arena floor and was counted out by Refbot. This was before Sir Killalot came in and placed Mayhem onto the arena floor flipper. After it was flipped, Matilda whacked Mayhem with her flywheel into the arena side wall, buckling one of the wheels and damaging its armour. After Supernova was immobilised and counted out, cease was called and Mayhem was eliminated from the competition along with Team Trinity's machine.
|MAYHEM - RESULTS|
|The Seventh Wars - UK Championship|
Heat, Round 1
|Heat I, Round 1||vs. Storm 2 (16), Supernova, Rhino||Eliminated|
- Wins: 0
- Losses: 1
- Series 1-6: Did not enter
- Series 7: Heat, Round 1
- Mayhem was the only robot in Heat I of the Seventh Wars from a team that had not had any previous Robot Wars experience.