Rameses II (pronounced Rameses the Second) was the Series 2 entry to Robot Wars from Team Isis. It progressed past the Gauntlet and the Trial, but was defeated by Mortis in the Arena semi-final.


Rameses II mace

Rameses II armed with Killertron's mace in Joust

Rameses II was similar in design to its predecessor Skarab. It was a tracked box-shaped robot armed in high density industrial polyethelene, designed to stop chainsaws, and was among the few robots prior to the reboot to use HDPE armour. Its weapon was a spring-loaded hammer weapon like that of Skarab. Also like its predecessor, it had a very low top speed of just 3mph. The robot continued the Egyptian theme started with Skarab as it was named after the famous Egyptian Pharaoh.

Robot HistoryEdit

Series 2Edit

Rameses II gauntlet

Rameses II breaks through the bricks

In the Gauntlet, Rameses II took the centre route and slowly pushed through the bricks, almost overturning itself as it used the hammer to move them out of the way. It then went over the ramp into Matilda where its progress was halted, as the House Robot almost tipped it over. Rameses II landed its own blow on Matilda's chainsaw, and it had done enough to go through.


Rameses II is flipped by Matilda

The team fitted a mace (borrowed from Killertron as it had been on their predecessor Skarab) onto the hammer for the Joust Trial, and it was pushed back and turned onto its side by Matilda, but its hammer arm blocked the 'bridge' so that Matilda could not go any further.

Mortis rameses II

Rameses II is raised by the floor spike

Killalot rameses II

Sir Killalot holds Rameses II

In the Arena Semi-Final, Rameses II had an unlucky draw against the second seed, Mortis. Although the second seed launched a series of axe attacks, Rameses II's box shape prevented it from taking damage, as the tanto blade did not make contact with the top armour. Rameses II pushed Mortis back into a PPZ, where Shunt attacked. However, Rameses II's advantage was lost when an arena floor spike pushed it up and its grip on the arena floor was lost. Matilda cornered Rameses II in the PPZ and it was unable to escape, allowing Sir Killalot to come in and raise it from the ground. Rameses II was placed sideways on the flame pit, and cease was called, as it had no way of recovering. This eliminated Rameses II from the competition.

Craig Charles: "It was a bit scary when Killalot picked you up and dangled you over the fire and barbecued you like a burger."
Team Isis: "Well, we are flameproof, no worries about the fire."
— The team defend Rameses II's durability


Series 2
The Second Wars - UK Championship
Heat, Arena Semi-Final
Heat C, Gauntlet 10.9m (3rd) Qualified
Heat C, Trial (Joust) 5.0m (4th) Qualified
Heat C, Semi-Final vs. Mortis (2) Lost


  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 1

Series RecordEdit


Rameses II without its top

Ramese 2 team

Rameses II with its team

Series Rameses II Series Record
The First Wars Entered with Skarab
The Second Wars Heat, Arena Semi-Final
Super Heavyweight Championship with Automatic Jack (Jonathan Attias)
The Third Wars Did not enter
The Fourth Wars Did not enter
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Did not enter
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter
Series 10 Did not enter

Outside Robot WarsEdit

Rameses II was in attendance for the Rover Model Show in Oxford alongside fellow Team Isis machine Automatic Jack, as well as Killerhurtz and ORAC.

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