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Revision as of 18:35, 14 July 2011

Robot Dinosaur
Robot Dinosaur
Alignment Bad

Appears in Rayman 2
Location The Iron Mountains

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Resistance Invincible
Attacks Contact

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The Robot Dinosaur is an invincible enemy from Rayman 2: The Great Escape and its remakes, Rayman Revolution and Rayman DS. It goes un-named in all versions but the PlayStation version.

Description

The Robot Dinosaur is a gigantic, remote-controlled robot with a head resembling that of a Teensie, along with two raptor-like legs. It tends to hop like a large bird and makes noises almost like a chicken. It can be seen pecking the ground at times.

The Robot Dinosaur was used by the Spyglass Pirate to search the Iron Mountains for the Fourth Mask of Polokus. If anything escaped, it would persistently chase down the escapee.

Role in the games

The Robot Dinosaur does not appear until the final phase of the Iron Mountains. It is dangerous for Rayman to approach it, but otherwise helpful: its jumping makes a crate bounce just high enough for Rayman to enter the Reformatory for Disturbing Children and rescue the baby Globoxes. Similarly a crate bounces inside the Reformatory; this allows Rayman to reach the Reformatory's roof.

However, once Rayman reaches the roof, the Robot Dinosaur's role is another story completely. After Rayman releases Globox's children from the Reformatory, the Robot Dinosaur is quick to react. Rayman must speedily zip by the incoming Robot Dinosaur on a Walking Shell or risk being flattened. However, it is still useful for the player, because it can crush or hurl menhirs into the air, revealing Yellow Lums underneath.

The Robot Dinosaur, under the control of the Spyglass Pirate, stands guard over the imprisoned baby Globoxes in the PlayStation version.

The exception to the rule is the PlayStation version of Rayman 2, in which the Spyglass Pirate has forgotten to put fuel in the Robot Dinosaur's tank, rendering the Robot Dinosaur useless. Also, in the 2D prototype version of Rayman 2, Rayman could jump on a mechanical dinosaur and ride it, and he could also smash its head and turn it into a platform.