"Most beautiful creature - it used to be a lot more lethal, but it was far too big and far too heavy and they had to take off half the weapons. But the important thing is that they kept the decoration, which I think is great."
— Philippa Forrester

Twn Trwn (pronounced "Tun Truun") was Team Monster's entrant for Series 3 of Robot Wars. Ultimately, one axe blow from Trident immobilised it, knocking it out of the competition.

"Twn Trwn" is Welsh for "broken ring".


Twn trwn

Twn Trwn in the arena

Like its successor - The Creature - it had an intricate fibreglass design, but it was substantially larger and only costing £200. Twn Trwn's weaponry, a snowplough, had to be removed due to weight restrictions, the team opting to retain the aesthetic parts of the robot rather than the weapons. Despite this, Twn Trwn remained overweight, but the novelty of the robot, combined with the unlikeliness that extra weight would help it in battle, allowed Twn Trwn to enter regardless. In battle, Twn Trwn used its "head" as a battering ram instead.

Robot HistoryEdit

Series 3Edit

"Twn Trwn sounds like the Thunderbirds' tune - "Twn Trwn!" - certainly needed International Rescue, but it didn't come for Twn Trwn."
— Jonathan Pearce
Trident axes Twn Trwn

The kill shot on Twn Trwn

Twn Trwn vs house robots

Shunt and Matilda cause additional damage to Twn Trwn

Twn Trwn edged forward, and met Trident head-on. Trident wasted no time in launching a blow with its axe, which dug deep into the artwork and tore small pieces loose. Trident circled Twn Trwn and bumped the other side, but it became apparent that Twn Trwn had lost power. After an extensive period of being battered by Trident, Shunt and Bash intervened. Bash set Twn Trwn on fire, Shunt hit hard with its axe, and Matilda's chainsaw sliced effortlessly through the design, cutting off an ear on one of the heads.

"Art in the arena, that's what we like, thank you so much for supplying that."
— Philippa Forrester thanks Team Monster


Series 3
The Third Wars - UK Championships
Heat, Round 1
Heat P, Round 1 vs. Trident Lost


  • Wins: 0
  • Losses: 1

Series RecordEdit


The team with Twn Trwn

Series Twn Trwn Series Record
The First Wars Did not enter
The Second Wars Did not enter
The Third Wars Heat, Round 1
The Fourth Wars Entered with The Creature
The Fifth Wars Did not enter
The Sixth Wars Did not enter
The Seventh Wars Did not enter
Series 8 Did not enter
Series 9 Did not enter
Series 10 Did not enter


  • During Twn Trwn's appearance, its name was often mispronounced. Notable examples included Tun Turun and Twin Trwin.
  • Like The Creature, Twn Trwn's defeat saw it get immobilised from the first attack by its oppoenent.
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