Deathtrap was a lightweight robot built by Mike Regan and Team Vicious. It competed in the Long Beach 1999 event of BattleBots. It was a four-wheeled black square-shaped robot which was armed with a lifting arm. It performed well in competition, winning four battles in its only appearance.
Deathtrap also won the Heavyweight championship and the Best Engineering Award at BotBash the same year.
Robot History Edit
Long Beach 1999 Edit
Deathtrap's first match was against Rott-Bott. Deathtrap won on a judge's decision and advanced to the next round, where it faced Executioner. Executioner won by crowd vote and Deathtrap was now in the loser's bracket, where it faced Annuit Geptus. However, Annuit Geptus had technical issues and was forced to forfeit. Deathtrap won by default and advanced to the next round, where it faced Gorange 3. Deathtrap won by KO and advanced to the next round, where it faced Shrike. After flipping Shrike against the wall where Shrike could not escape Deathtrap won by KO and advanced to the next round, where it faced Executioner again. Executioner won by crowd vote again and Deathtrap was eliminated from the tournament.
For unknown reasons, Deathtrap didn't participate in the kilobot royal rumble at the end of the tournament.
BotBash 1999 Edit
Deathtrap competed in the Heavyweight category and won with 175 points, one more than Toe-Crusher.
- Wins: 4
- Losses: 2