Foxtrot.

Foxtrot was a heavyweight robot which competed in the fourth season of the BattleBots reboot on Discovery and Science. The robot was built by Craig Danby, whom is notable for his Robot Wars entry Foxic, as well as Predator from the third season of the BattleBots reboot. Foxtrot is basically a recolored version of Foxic with a teal body instead of orange. Foxtrot is four-wheel driven with custom motors and a lifting head that can double as a self-righter. The side armor of Foxtrot is actually made of forged steel. Unfortunately, Foxtrot struggled with its reliability again, and has since been shelved for now, as Craig plans to enter two new bots; a grappler called SlamMow!, and an upgraded version of Apex, dubbed WhamMow! which was rejected after the former had thrown its bar through the Lexan wall of the Robot Wars arena.

Robot History

Discovery Season 4

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DeathRoll hits Foxtrot.

Foxtrot's first ever match was against veteran DeathRoll. When the match began, things were going okay for Foxtrot as they took the first impact fairly well, sending sparks flying. After the second hit, DeathRoll was no longer moving near the killsaws. Foxtrot waited and DeathRoll got going again so the fight resumed. Foxtrot took another hit, lost a piece of its wheel guard, and stopped moving. Foxtrot was counted out, giving DeathRoll the win by a quick KO.

Foxtrot's next match was against Mammoth, also doubling as a rematch fight for when they fought in the 2018 Orlando Maker Faire. Foxtrot had the advantage right from the start, being able to drive around quickly and get underneath the giant bot, even pushing it around a bit and knocking a piece off the lifter. It did take a few hits, but was able to get away and continue its little tactic. Unfortunately, it drove straight into Mammoth's lifter gap and was repeatedly hit by the new arm before finally getting out. Foxtrot tried to push Mammoth again, but it suddenly stopped moving before raising its arm, then dying altogether. Foxtrot was counted out, giving Mammoth the win by KO.

Foxtrot  also competed in a rumble against Double Jeopardy and Daisy Cutter. The match was even to begin with as nobody had any real effect on one another with their weapons, but Foxtrot managed to jam Daisy Cutter on top of it as Double Jeopardy fired and missed its shot. Daisy Cutter got freed, and the driving continued for a while. Eventually, Foxtrot found itself stuck in a corner for a bit, and after reversing all the way to the opponents, died near the blue square. Daisy Cutter wasn't far behind as it ground to a halt on the killsaws and got cut up a few times before being counted out. Double Jeopardy ended up winning the fight by KO.

Wins/Losses

  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 3
Competition Wins Losses
Discovery Season 4 None DeathRoll (Undercard Match)

Mammoth (Untelevised Undercard Match)

Double Jeopardy (Untelevised Rumble)

Faruq Tauheed Introductions

"Five six seven eight, you're about to meet your fate. There's no chance of advancing after this dirty dancing. Nobody puts botty in a corner! It's FOXTROT!"

"This bot will make you dance around the ring. It takes two to tango, but only one hit to take you to the floor. The jig is up, and he's gonna tap you out. FOXTROT!"

"You just got served! The dance-off is on, and you look scurred. It takes two to tango, but only one to make you go bang-o. It's FOXTROT!"

Trivia

  • Foxtrot was one of the many robots that took part within the 2018 Orlando Maker Faire, as SlamMow! took over for 2019.

See also

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