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|series=S1
|team=Masterpiece Zhuge
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|team=Masterpiece Zhuge / Peerless Zhuge
 
|team_members=Lan Geng Joe<br>Zhou Wenhao
 
|team_members=Lan Geng Joe<br>Zhou Wenhao
 
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|weapons=Hydraulic crusher (disabled)
 
|weapons=Hydraulic crusher (disabled)
 
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{{quote|With a deceptive appearance, hidden the most cruel means of attack, it is from the underground world behemoth - Violent Dragon!|King of Bots website (translated)}}
{{quote|With a deceptive appearance, hidden the most cruel means of attack, it is from the underground world behemoth - Tyrannosaurus Rex!|King of Bots website}}
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'''暴暴龙'''(Romanized as '''bào bào lóng''' and translated as '''Violent Dragon''', '''Storm Dragon''') was a robot from Guangzhou entered into [[King of Bots (Season 1)|Season 1]] by the team, "Masterpiece Zhuge" or "Peerless Zhuge". The robot sported a comedic appearance, but housed a unique weapon before encountering issues with the robot being overweight. Thus, the weaponless Violent Dragon lost to the multibot [[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]] in the first round, before being destroyed in a nine-robot rumble at the end of the series.
'''暴暴龙'''(Romanized as '''bào bào lóng''' and translated as '''Tyrannosaurus Rex''', '''Storm Dragon''' or '''Violent Dragon''') was a robot from Guangzhou entered into [[King of Bots (Season 1)|Season 1]] by the team, Masterpiece Zhuge. The robot sported a comedic appearance, but housed a unique weapon before encountering issues with the robot being overweight. Thus, the weaponless Tyrannosaurus Rex lost to the clusterbot [[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]] in the first round.
 
   
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
[[File:Peerless Zhuge.jpg|thumb|250px|Masterpiece Zhuge enter the arena with their robot]]
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[[File:Peerless Zhuge.jpg|thumb|left|250px|Masterpiece Zhuge enter the arena with their robot]]
Tyrannosaurus Rex used an incredibly tall, comical design, based around a dinosaur or a dragon. In truth, the robot's interchangable dinosaur heads, brandishing huge teeth, were interchangeable, and the robot itself was a box-shaped design much shorter than its external appearance. A large blade protruded out of the robot's front, although it did not move in its televised fight. The robot ran on unique locomotion, containing expendable wheels on the inside and outside of the robot, which could break free from the robot and not severely hinder its mobility. Tyrannosaurus Rex suffered from a lack of a self-righting mechanism, comparative top-heaviness, the inability to turn on the spot, and weak armor.
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[[File:Girl Zhuge.jpg|thumb|Violent Dragon's female head, as used in the end-of-season Rumble]]
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Violent Dragon used an incredibly tall, comical design, based around a dinosaur or a dragon. In truth, the robot's dinosaur heads, brandishing huge teeth, were interchangeable, and the robot itself was a box-shaped design much shorter than its external appearance. The heads themselves were colored blue or pink, the latter also sporting long eyelashes and a floral design for a feminine look. A large blade protruded out of the robot's front, although it did not move in its televised fight. The robot ran on unique locomotion, containing expendable wheels on the inside and outside of the robot, which could break free from the robot and not severely hinder its mobility. Violent Dragon suffered from a lack of a self-righting mechanism, comparative top-heaviness, the inability to turn on the spot, and weak armor.
   
In actuality, Tyrannosaurus Rex's weapon was an E-Tek driven hydraulic clamp, but this had to be disabled, as the robot was overweight prior to its first battle.
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In actuality, Violent Dragon's weapon was an E-Tek driven hydraulic clamp, but this had to be disabled, as the robot was overweight prior to its first battle.
   
 
==Robot History==
 
==Robot History==
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{{quote|Like Zhuge, wisdom is used to resolve violence.|The team's declaration on the King of Bots website}}
 
{{quote|Like Zhuge, wisdom is used to resolve violence.|The team's declaration on the King of Bots website}}
 
[[File:Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|left|The smaller half tries to push its larger opponent]]
 
[[File:Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|left|The smaller half tries to push its larger opponent]]
In the first round, Tyrannosaurus Rex fought the clusterbot [[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]]. Tyrannosaurus Rex struggled to move with precision due to its large size, but it was only threatened by the smaller half of the clusterbot, allowing it to continue coasting around the arena. It was eventually trapped by the small wedge, which reversed the huge robot towards the arena drum, but the heavier machine stood firm. The wedge then pressed into the side of Storm Dragon and eventually caused one of its wheels to fall off.
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In the first round, Violent Dragon fought the multibot [[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]], using its original blue head. Violent Dragon struggled to move with precision due to its large size, but it was only threatened by the smaller half of the clusterbot, allowing it to continue coasting around the arena. It was eventually trapped by the small wedge, which reversed the huge robot towards the arena drum, but the heavier machine stood firm. The wedge then pressed into the side of Storm Dragon and eventually caused one of its wheels to fall off.
   
[[File:Mighty Crossbow vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|left|An attack of the flipper removes Tyrannosaurus Rex's head]]
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[[File:Mighty Crossbow vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|left|An attack of the flipper removes Violent Dragon's head]]
 
[[File:Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|The combined attack of the clusterbots earns the knockout]]
 
[[File:Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon.jpg|thumb|The combined attack of the clusterbots earns the knockout]]
Tyrannosaurus Rex still drove at a similar page, but the smaller half pushed Storm Dragon into the wall. Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield's flipper was then brought into action for the first time, lifting up Storm Dragon and causing its comedy head to fall away from the robot. Finally, after backing Storm Dragon into the wall, the smaller clusterbot drove under it so that the flipper could win the match by knockout, toppling its huge foe. Thus, Tyrannosaurus Rex was eliminated in the first round.
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Violent Dragon still drove at a similar page, but the smaller half pushed Storm Dragon into the wall. Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield's flipper was then brought into action for the first time, lifting up Storm Dragon and causing its comedy head to fall away from the robot. Finally, after backing Storm Dragon into the wall, the smaller clusterbot drove under it so that the flipper could win the match by knockout, toppling its huge foe. Thus, Violent Dragon was eliminated in the first round.
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[[File:Dark_Knight_vs_Violent_Dragon.jpg|thumb|left|Violent Dragon topples following a pincer attack from Dark Knight and Chop (The Grubs)]]
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[[File:Dark_Knight_vs_Violent_Dragon_2.jpg|thumb|Dark Knight causes further damage to the already-destroyed head]]
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Violent Dragon also fought in a nine-robot Rumble at the end of Season 1, sporting its pink head. There, it competed alongside [[Blue]], [[Crossfire]], [[Dark Knight]], [[Griffin]], [[Ink Thorns]], [[Nuclear Bomb]], [[Steel Dragon]] and [[The Grubs]]. Prior to the battle starting, Violent Dragon unexpectedly lunged at both parts of The Grubs, to the amusement of the panellists and audience. Once the Rumble began, Violent Dragon initially waited in its corner, before continuously driving around the arena and avoiding its opponents. This was until Dark Knight and Chop – the orange part of The Grubs – teamed up to attack it, resulting in Violent Dragon toppling onto its side while losing its head and several of its armor panels. The head broke up completely in the process, and was further damaged by Dark Knight and Spin Doctor before the robot itself was left stranded. Needless to say, Violent Dragon became the first robot to be eliminated from the Rumble, although not without incurring further damage later on which resulted in its top claw being completely broken off. In the post-battle interview, the main portion of Violent Dragon’s head was subsquently presented to the team captain of eventual winner, Nuclear Bomb, by Sam Watts of The Grubs.
   
 
==Results==
 
==Results==
{{Results Top|#b2b2ff|Black|TYRANNOSAURUS REX}}
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{{Results Top|#77B5FE|White|VIOLENT DRAGON}}
{{Show|Season 1}}
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{{Show|King of Bots (Season 1)}}
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{{Competition|Main Championship|First Round}}
 
{{Battle|[[King of Bots (Season 1)/Episode 1|Round 1]]|[[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]]|Lost}}
 
{{Battle|[[King of Bots (Season 1)/Episode 1|Round 1]]|[[Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield]]|Lost}}
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{{Competition|Rumble| }}
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{{Battle|[[King of Bots (Season 1)/Episode 8|Rumble]]|[[Blue]], [[Crossfire]], [[Dark Knight]], [[Griffin]], [[Ink Thorns]], [[Nuclear Bomb]], [[Steel Dragon]], [[The Grubs]]|Lost}}
 
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===Wins/Losses===
 
===Wins/Losses===
 
*Wins: 0
 
*Wins: 0
*Losses: 1
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*Losses: 2
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==Series Record==
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{{Series Record|Violent Dragon|'''Round 1'''<br>(0-1 record)}}
   
 
==Outside King of Bots==
 
==Outside King of Bots==
[[File:Girl Zhuge.jpg|thumb|Tyrannosaurus Rex's unused female head]]
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Due to the robot's humorous appearance, the head of Violent Dragon became popular within the online robotics community, gaining momentum as a communal 'meme'. The team name Masterpiece Zhuge, also translated as '''Peerless Zhuge''', attributed to this success due to its parallel with the robot's comedic design.
Due to the robot's humorous appearance, the head of Tyrannosaurus Rex became popular within the online robotics community, gaining momentum as a communal 'meme'. The team name Masterpiece Zhuge, also translated as '''Peerless Zhuge''', attributed to this success due to its parallel with the robot's comedic design.
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Unseen on television, a second head was available for Tyrannosaurus Rex in the event of it fighting a second battle. This used a more feminine and florarl design, painted pink, while the robot's eyes had long eyelashes.
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*Originally, Violent Dragon was not intended to compete in Season 1; instead, it attended filming purely to entertain the audience in between rounds. When another as-yet unidentified competitor withdrew from the competition, Violent Dragon was entered in its place.<ref>https://www.reddit.com/r/robotwars/comments/7pz0uo/king_of_bots_wiki_is_live/dsnpvqw/</ref>
*Originally, Tyrannosaurus Rex was not intended to compete in Season 1; instead, it attended filming purely to entertain the audience in between rounds. When another as-yet unidentified competitor withdrew from the competition, Tyrannosaurus Rex was entered in its place.<ref>https://www.reddit.com/r/robotwars/comments/7pz0uo/king_of_bots_wiki_is_live/dsnpvqw/</ref>
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.kobchina.com/robot/41 Tyrannosaurus Rex on the ''King of Bots'' website]
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*[http://www.kobchina.com/robot/41 Violent Dragon on the ''King of Bots'' website]
 
{{Season 1 Competitors}}
 
{{Season 1 Competitors}}
 
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[[Category:King of Bots competitors]]
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[[Category:Animal Based Robots]]
 
[[Category:Animal Based Robots]]
 
[[Category:Robots with Unique Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Robots with Unique Weapons]]
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[[Category:Rumble Competitors]]

Latest revision as of 07:55, September 24, 2019

"With a deceptive appearance, hidden the most cruel means of attack, it is from the underground world behemoth - Violent Dragon!"
— King of Bots website (translated)

暴暴龙(Romanized as bào bào lóng and translated as Violent Dragon, Storm Dragon) was a robot from Guangzhou entered into Season 1 by the team, "Masterpiece Zhuge" or "Peerless Zhuge". The robot sported a comedic appearance, but housed a unique weapon before encountering issues with the robot being overweight. Thus, the weaponless Violent Dragon lost to the multibot Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield in the first round, before being destroyed in a nine-robot rumble at the end of the series.

DesignEdit

Peerless Zhuge

Masterpiece Zhuge enter the arena with their robot

Girl Zhuge

Violent Dragon's female head, as used in the end-of-season Rumble

Violent Dragon used an incredibly tall, comical design, based around a dinosaur or a dragon. In truth, the robot's dinosaur heads, brandishing huge teeth, were interchangeable, and the robot itself was a box-shaped design much shorter than its external appearance. The heads themselves were colored blue or pink, the latter also sporting long eyelashes and a floral design for a feminine look. A large blade protruded out of the robot's front, although it did not move in its televised fight. The robot ran on unique locomotion, containing expendable wheels on the inside and outside of the robot, which could break free from the robot and not severely hinder its mobility. Violent Dragon suffered from a lack of a self-righting mechanism, comparative top-heaviness, the inability to turn on the spot, and weak armor.

In actuality, Violent Dragon's weapon was an E-Tek driven hydraulic clamp, but this had to be disabled, as the robot was overweight prior to its first battle.

Robot HistoryEdit

Season 1Edit

"Like Zhuge, wisdom is used to resolve violence."
— The team's declaration on the King of Bots website
Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon

The smaller half tries to push its larger opponent

In the first round, Violent Dragon fought the multibot Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield, using its original blue head. Violent Dragon struggled to move with precision due to its large size, but it was only threatened by the smaller half of the clusterbot, allowing it to continue coasting around the arena. It was eventually trapped by the small wedge, which reversed the huge robot towards the arena drum, but the heavier machine stood firm. The wedge then pressed into the side of Storm Dragon and eventually caused one of its wheels to fall off.

Mighty Crossbow vs Storm Dragon

An attack of the flipper removes Violent Dragon's head

Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield vs Storm Dragon

The combined attack of the clusterbots earns the knockout

Violent Dragon still drove at a similar page, but the smaller half pushed Storm Dragon into the wall. Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield's flipper was then brought into action for the first time, lifting up Storm Dragon and causing its comedy head to fall away from the robot. Finally, after backing Storm Dragon into the wall, the smaller clusterbot drove under it so that the flipper could win the match by knockout, toppling its huge foe. Thus, Violent Dragon was eliminated in the first round.

Dark Knight vs Violent Dragon

Violent Dragon topples following a pincer attack from Dark Knight and Chop (The Grubs)

Dark Knight vs Violent Dragon 2

Dark Knight causes further damage to the already-destroyed head

Violent Dragon also fought in a nine-robot Rumble at the end of Season 1, sporting its pink head. There, it competed alongside Blue, Crossfire, Dark Knight, Griffin, Ink Thorns, Nuclear Bomb, Steel Dragon and The Grubs. Prior to the battle starting, Violent Dragon unexpectedly lunged at both parts of The Grubs, to the amusement of the panellists and audience. Once the Rumble began, Violent Dragon initially waited in its corner, before continuously driving around the arena and avoiding its opponents. This was until Dark Knight and Chop – the orange part of The Grubs – teamed up to attack it, resulting in Violent Dragon toppling onto its side while losing its head and several of its armor panels. The head broke up completely in the process, and was further damaged by Dark Knight and Spin Doctor before the robot itself was left stranded. Needless to say, Violent Dragon became the first robot to be eliminated from the Rumble, although not without incurring further damage later on which resulted in its top claw being completely broken off. In the post-battle interview, the main portion of Violent Dragon’s head was subsquently presented to the team captain of eventual winner, Nuclear Bomb, by Sam Watts of The Grubs.

ResultsEdit

VIOLENT DRAGON - RESULTS
King of Bots (Season 1)
Main Championship
First Round
Round 1 vs. Mighty Crossbow and Steel Shield Lost
Rumble
Rumble vs. Blue, Crossfire, Dark Knight, Griffin, Ink Thorns, Nuclear Bomb, Steel Dragon, The Grubs Lost

Wins/LossesEdit

  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 2

Series RecordEdit

Series Violent Dragon Series Record
Season 1 Round 1
(0-1 record)
Season 1.5 Did not enter
Season 2 Did not enter

Outside King of BotsEdit

Due to the robot's humorous appearance, the head of Violent Dragon became popular within the online robotics community, gaining momentum as a communal 'meme'. The team name Masterpiece Zhuge, also translated as Peerless Zhuge, attributed to this success due to its parallel with the robot's comedic design.

TriviaEdit

  • Originally, Violent Dragon was not intended to compete in Season 1; instead, it attended filming purely to entertain the audience in between rounds. When another as-yet unidentified competitor withdrew from the competition, Violent Dragon was entered in its place.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.reddit.com/r/robotwars/comments/7pz0uo/king_of_bots_wiki_is_live/dsnpvqw/

External LinksEdit

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