The BEST Episodes of BattleBots (2015)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021

Network: Discovery

BattleBots promises to wow viewers with next generation robots—bigger, faster and stronger than ever before. The show will focus on the design and build of each robot, the bot builder backstories, their intense pursuit of the championship and the spectacle of the event.

Return of the Bots

#1 - Return of the Bots

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 3, 2020

Hard-hitting, steel-splitting combat returns as 60 teams converge for a tournament of all-out robotic carnage! Jack Barker from End Game finally gets the match he's been waiting for as he squares off with Ray Billings and his lethal bot Tombstone.

star 8.58
52 votes
2019 BattleBots World Championship

#2 - 2019 BattleBots World Championship

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 27, 2019

After a dramatic season of robot warfare, eight of the greatest bots in the world face off to stake their claim in becoming the 2019 BattleBots World Champion and take home the Giant Nut.

star 8.48
86 votes
 The Tournament Quarter Finals (I)

#3 - The Tournament Quarter Finals (I)

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

This episode brings you all the action from the left side of the Bracket down to the Quarter Finals!

star 8.42
98 votes
Sin City Slasher

#4 - Sin City Slasher

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 7, 2021

Last season’s runner-up Witch Doctor faces Kraken. Vegas newcomer Jackpot rolls the dice against veteran Ghost Raptor and flipper Hydra has an enormous surprise in store for HUGE.

star 8.35
40 votes
This Is Battlebots!

#5 - This Is Battlebots!

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 10, 2018

Reigning BattleBots champion Tombstone and newcomer Whiplash fight to the finish as an advanced group of bots go head-to-head in the BattleBox.

star 8.31
106 votes
Stop! Hammer Time!

#6 - Stop! Hammer Time!

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 17, 2020

Legendary hammer-bot Beta returns to face off with Rotator, one of the deadliest horizontal spinners on the planet. Later, two rising stars attempt to stake their claim in the contest as Gruff pits its duel-flamethrowers against Hypershock.

star 8.31
49 votes
The Tournament Quarter Finals (II)

#7 - The Tournament Quarter Finals (II)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 28, 2018

This episode brings you all the action from the right side of the Bracket down to the Quarter Finals!

star 8.30
105 votes
A Duck Only A Mother Could Love

#8 - A Duck Only A Mother Could Love

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 28, 2019

Elite bots Tombstone and Sawblaze go to war in the BattleBox, as the competition heats up to become the 2019 BattleBots champion.

star 8.28
96 votes
The Rematch

#9 - The Rematch

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 17, 2018

Minotaur continues its quest for the BattleBots title in an epic fight with Blacksmith, a rematch two years in the making.

star 8.23
108 votes
A Family Affair

#10 - A Family Affair

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 5, 2019

The stakes get higher when teams on the brink start to feel the heat, and as the clash continues, undefeated bots Son of Whyachi and the Ewerts look to continue their reign of terror.

star 8.23
92 votes
A Smashing Good Time

#11 - A Smashing Good Time

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 13, 2018

Undefeated bots Bronco and Duck! duke it out in the battlebox as the race to become BattleBots World Champion heats up.

star 8.22
100 votes
My Super Sweet 16

#12 - My Super Sweet 16

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 20, 2019

The 2019 BattleBots World Championship kicks off an epic Sweet 16 competition, as the deadliest bots across the globe battle it out for the ultimate prize.

star 8.22
87 votes
The Most Destructive Robot

#13 - The Most Destructive Robot

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 19, 2019

As the tournament heats up, the field of vicious robots gear up to guarantee their spot in the Top 16, and in the Main Event bout, Tombstone and Rotator look to settle a year-long feud once and for all.

star 8.21
84 votes
2018 World Championship Semi-Finals & Finals

#14 - 2018 World Championship Semi-Finals & Finals

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 5, 2018

The 2018 season of BattleBots concludes with the World Championship Semi-Finals, Finals and awarding of the Giant Nut!

star 8.20
99 votes
There's No Tapping Out in BattleBots!

#15 - There's No Tapping Out in BattleBots!

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 1, 2018

Reigning champion Tombstone takes on the legendary Gigabyte as the battles heat up to take home the renowned BattleBots trophy. Fight card: Red Devil vs. Monsoon, Lucky vs. Skorpios, Tantrum vs. Battle Royale w/ Cheese, End Game vs. Lock-Jaw. Main event: Gigabyte vs. Tombstone.

star 8.20
116 votes
The Desperado Tournament

#16 - The Desperado Tournament

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 26, 2019

Eight bots on the brink go head-to-head in the last-chance Desperado tournament, and in one insane night, fighters on the edge of elimination take one final shot at redemption.

star 8.19
89 votes
It's Robot Fighting Time!

#17 - It's Robot Fighting Time!

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired May 11, 2018

The epic robot-fighting series BattleBots is making its triumphant return with all-new episodes on Discovery Channel and Science Channel. BattleBots features the biggest, baddest, strongest, and fastest next-generation robots from all over the world as they duke it out for supremacy in the rapidly exploding world of Robot Combat Sports. Fight card: Blacksmith vs. Bite Force, Mecha Rampage vs. Duck! vs. Free Shipping, SubZero vs. Huge, Bombshell vs. Lock-Jaw. Main event: Tombstone vs. Minotaur.

star 8.19
156 votes
Buckers And Brawlers

#18 - Buckers And Brawlers

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 12, 2019

Competition gets fierce as the teams set their sights on making it into the top 16, and when defending champ Bite Force takes on legendary flipper Bronco, top teams are pushed to the brink.

star 8.19
97 votes
It's a Flippin' Robot Party!

#19 - It's a Flippin' Robot Party!

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 15, 2018

World-class robots Bronco and Bombshell go head-to-head as the elite group of robots compete for the title of 2018 BattleBots World Champion. Fight card: SawBlaze vs. Reality, Petunia vs. Monsoon, Captain Shrederator vs. SubZero, Warrior Dragon vs. Chomp. Main event: Bronco vs. Bombshell.

star 8.16
116 votes
A Bull In A Bot Shop

#20 - A Bull In A Bot Shop

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Minotaur goes head-to-head with Subzero in an ultimate smackdown as the two bots try and secure their spots in the World Championship.

star 8.15
91 votes
One Shining Bot: The Championship

#21 - One Shining Bot: The Championship

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 1, 2016

On the night of champions, 2 semifinal matches start things off, followed by a 3-team rumble, and then the championship fight. Who will win the Giant Nut?

star 8.15
177 votes
Ice, Ice, Baby

#22 - Ice, Ice, Baby

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 6, 2018

BattleBots elite Icewave and Skorpios square off in an epic throwdown, and the rest of the bots battle to secure their spots in the Sweet 16. Fight card: Chomp vs. Huge, Brutus vs. War Hawk, Captain Shrederator vs. Petunia, Yeti vs. Bombshell. Main event: Skorpios vs. Icewave.

star 8.14
104 votes
Everyone Wants to be the Hotshot

#23 - Everyone Wants to be the Hotshot

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 25, 2018

Legends Hypershock and Biteforce face off in an epic showdown, while up-and-comers try to prove they have what it takes to be crowned 2018 BattleBots World Champion. Fight card: Overhaul vs. SawBlaze, Whiplash vs. Hypothermia, The Four Horsemen vs. Double Jeopardy vs. Gamma 9, War Hawk vs. Axe Backwards. Main event: Hypershock vs. Bite Force.

star 8.14
120 votes
Flips, Fires, and Flinches

#24 - Flips, Fires, and Flinches

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

The competition heats up as the teams start to feel the pressure. Undefeated Hypershock looks to take down the reigning champ, Bite Force.

star 8.13
92 votes
Let the Big Bot Battle Begin

#25 - Let the Big Bot Battle Begin

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 10, 2020

Mammoth and Hugh face off in an epic battle of the big bots.

star 8.12
51 votes