Firestorm was a lightweight robot which competed in the final two seasons of BattleBots. It was a low, four-wheeled robot armed with two hinged spikes. It didn't do too well in competition, winning one battle, but losing two.
The team that built Firestorm also built another lightweight named Helichopter, which didn't compete as frequently.
Season 4.0After receiving a Bye, Firestorm faced Ramming Speed. The match overal was nothing but pushing from both robots with Firestorm showing the better pushing power with its hinged spikes. Ramming Speed got its wedge on the left side of Firestorm and started pushing it around the arena. In the last 30 seconds, Firestorm managed to escape Ramming Speed and Firestorm started pushing Ramming Speed again. Eventually time ran out and Firestorm won on a 25-20 judge's decision. Firestorm's next opponent was Whirligig.
Both robots charged and missing each other constantly and Whirligig started hitting Firestorm with its hammers, sending it off-course. Eventually, Firestorm charged at Whirligig and missed, lodging its front wedge bars under the arena spike strip, trapping itself. Whirligig approached and hit Firestorm a couple times, but was unable to free it. The referees counted Firestorm out and Whirligig won the match by TKO.
After receiving a Bye, Firestorm faced Bulldog. Bulldog won by KO and Firestorm was eliminated.
- Wins: 1
- Losses: 2