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"Wired for destruction, it's HyperShock! Drive a wedge through the competition and swiftly rise to the top in battle! Intimidate and demolish all foes with HyperShock's hard-hitting, spinning weapon. With a slick racecar-like design and four-wheel drive, speed around your oppponents and charge into victory!
— HyperShock's official description

HyperShock was one of two BattleBots competitors selected to be released as part of HEXBUG's Rivals line of remote control toys. It was released in July 2022 in both a Rivals set alongside the intended 2021 iteration of Rusty, as well as individually.

The toy is based on the World Championship VI build of HyperShock, made clear by its elongated chassis. HyperShock was announced to be a new HEXBUG release on February 18, 2022, and the prototype toy appeared in Will Bales' Instagram post where it briefly escorted his wedding, carrying the ring.[1] Though the prototype version of HyperShock is equipped with its dual disk setup, the official release sported HyperShock's single disc as the prototype with the wedge as opposed to forks was not a real configuration.[2] Though unconfirmed, it is likely to be released as a Rivals pack alongside Rusty priced at $49.99, and individually at $29.99.

HyperShock was planned to be one of the earlier BattleBots competitors made into infrared remote control toys by HEXBUG. It was due to be released alongside Bronco in a two-pack Rivals set with and without the BattleBox play arena. Like other standard Rivals sets, it would have been priced at $49.99.

According to HyperShock team member Kyle Awner, plans to make the bot part of their HEXBUG Rivals line of toys commenced in 2017 in line with World Championship III, with the team receiving a prototype in January 2019. Like several toys before it, HyperShock was armed with a vertical spinning drum at the front and four-wheel drive.

It also featured the bot's rake attachment, referencing the 2016 season to take out the drone of Warrior Clan. However, the prototype was styled its World Championship II build, and HyperShock underwent a radical redesign between 2016 and 2018. The black and silver was replaced by the neon yellow color which has become synonymous with the team ever since, and the HEXBUG toy was very different to its most recent look, even despite the inclusion of the rake.

Ultimately, HyperShock was dropped from the HEXBUG line, and was replaced by an updated version of Witch Doctor.

YouTube channel FamilyGamerTV uploaded a video in February 2018 showcasing HyperShock among other HEXBUG BattleBots toys at New York Toy Fair.[3] This shows HyperShock battling Bronco in a demonstration of each toy's features, and showcases HyperShock's spinning drum and removable front scoop, back panel and top plate.


  • The prototype of the canceled HyperShock released received by the team often appeared as part on Will Bales' desk as decoration for their Tale of the Tape show, hosted alongside Team Witch Doctor.