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Son of Armageddon was a competitor robot that exclusively competed in the only series of German Robot Wars. It performed relatively well in the German series, finishing third overall despite sustaining considerable damage from the eventual champions Black Hole.

DesignEdit

Son of Armageddon Front View

Front view of Son of Armageddon.

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Son of Armageddon in the pits

Son of Armageddon was a box-shaped robot painted red and grey and equipped with a flipping arm that would double as a clamp. It had relatively little armour, apart from two red side panels with white stripes, which left its chassis, wheels and internals relatively exposed from the front and vulnerable to damage. However, Son of Armageddon displayed good durability and lifting power, even surviving to a jury's decision in its fight against Black Hole.

Robot HistoryEdit

German SeriesEdit

SOAThorgrim

Son of Armageddon lifts Thorgrim

Tyke pitted by SOA

Son of Armageddon pushes Tyke towards the pit

Son of Armageddon had an easy pass through the first round, as it was the only robot in its melee that moved. As a consequence, it spent the battle pressuring its immobile opponents, lifting up and nearly toppling Thorgrim, and pushing around and eventually pitting Tyke. As neither of Son of Armageddon’s opponents had moved, the decision was made by the jury, who ruled that Thorgrim had been eliminated first, and so was out of the competition. Son of Armageddon easily progressed into Round 2.

JunkyardFlipped

Junkyard Queen after being flipped onto its side by Son of Armageddon

Next, Son of Armageddon faced Junkyard Queen, who it almost immediately put onto its side, leaving Junkyard Queen at the mercy of the House Robots. Junkyard Queen’s tyres were shredded and it was eventually pitted, leaving Son of Armageddon the winner and into the Grand Final.

SOASparks

Dead Metal attacks Son of Armageddon

In the Grand Final, Son of Armageddon came up against Black Hole. Black Hole heavily punished the supports on Son of Armageddon’s flipper, shearing one off completely. Son of Armageddon was eventually pushed into the CPZ, where Dead Metal attacked it until cease was called. Still technically mobile, Son of Armageddon survived until the jury's decision, where it was unanimously eliminated.

Son of Armageddon’s final fight was against Tyke. Son of Armageddon flipped Tyke over at the beginning of the fight, and then chased it around for a while, eventually catching it and flipping it up against the arena wall. When Refbot freed it, Tyke pressed the pit release button and attempted to shove Son of Armageddon in; however Son of Armageddon spun away and pushed Tyke in instead, securing a third place finish for the series.

ResultsEdit

SON OF ARMAGEDDON - RESULTS
German Robot Wars
German Championship
Third Place
Heat A, Eliminator vs. Thorgrim, Tyke Qualified
Heat A, Final vs. Junkyard Queen Won
Grand Final, Eliminator vs. Black Hole Lost
Grand Final, Playoff vs. Tyke Won

Wins/LossesEdit

Son of armageddon unpainted

An unpainted and unfinished Son Of Armageddon

  • Wins: 3
  • Losses: 1


Series RecordEdit

Main Series Son of Armageddon Record
German Robot Wars Third Place

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