Battlancer

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Battlancer (バトランサー) is a Machine Robo.

Toys[edit]

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos[edit]

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  • Battlancer (Dash Robo, 1986)
    • ID number: MRB
    • Accessories: large gun, small gun, power base
Battlancer was part of in Bandai's Dash Robo series issued in the Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos toyline, converting from Ford Ranger pickup truck to robot. The instructions feature a third mode that's the truck mode with arms, but it's okay if you never, ever use it. The toy features a friction motor in vehicle mode, and can move when placed on the base in robot mode. While the figure was designed for Zenmai Kahen Winch Robo as Moto ATC (issued as the Robo Machine Winchers Ford Ranger in Europe), Battlancer was in fact a repackaging of the GoBots Secret Rider Tork, with "Battlancer" stickers factory-applied over the "Tork" decals. As such, Battlancer was likely manufactured for GoBots and later added to the Japanese line, perhaps explaining why he doesn't feature in the Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos cartoon. As well as the friction motor Battlancer has a working winch in vehicle mode; the winch can still be accessed in robot mode on the figure's back.


Notes[edit]

  • While Battlancer did not appear in the cartoon his packaging identifies him as a member of the Battle Tribe.