Paydar as seen in BattleBots Season 5.0.

Paydar was a robot that competed in the superheavyweight division of Battlebots Season 5.0. It was built by thirteen college seniors over the course of one school semester. It was armed with ramming spikes and a front wedge. Paydar had a unique steering system, using two rear wheels for drive and a third, center wheel for steering. It lost its only match during the season.

Robot History

Season 5.0


Paydar impaled on the spike strip and burning rubber while trying to free itself.

Paydar's only fight was against Menace. Paydar tried to ram into Menace before it could spin up, but only hit the wall after missing its opponent, bending the wedge so that the steering wheel could not hit the ground. Paydar then flailed around the arena, impaling itself on the spike strip and losing some of its own spikes. Paydar was rendered unable to move on the spike strip, tires smoking, and the robot was counted out.


  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 1
Wins Losses
Season 5.0 None Menace