Harvey WallBanger before battle.

Harvey WallBanger was a lightweight robot which competed at the inaugural BattleBots event at Long Beach in 1999. It was a sloped rhomboid-shaped robot armed with a retracting spear. Harvey WallBanger was also a very quick robot, and it used this to both its advantage and disadvantage during the competition. It won one battle in its only competition, but still lost two fights.

The name "Harvey WallBanger" comes from a kind of cocktail.

Robot History

Long Beach 1999

Toe Crusher thwacks Harvey WallBanger

Harvey WallBanger's first match was against Toe-Crusher, Toe-Crusher won by KO and advanced to the next round leaving Harvey WallBanger to fight in the Loser's Bracket against HammerHead. Harvey WallBanger won on a Crowd Vote where it faced Lock-Nut Monster, it lost and was eliminated from the competition.


  • Wins: 1
  • Losses: 2
Wins Losses
Long Beach 1999 HammerHead Lock-Nut Monster, Toe-Crusher
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