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Back Story[edit | edit source]

Voltar's past is shrouded in mystery. Rumor has it he once was a researcher at a star-encapsulating power station. The station made intergalactic headlines when it exploded around 500 years ago, sending off all kinds of strange, unseen radiation into space. In this explosion, the Al core of the Zero's was destroyed, bringing an abrupt end to the First Al War. Although peace was maintained for some centuries, the war eventually returned. Some think that war was just too profitable, and suspect that weapon manufacturers had a hand in the construction of a new Al core for the Zero's.

The explosion at the power station destroyed almost every part of Voltar's body, leaving only his brilliant brain intact. This brain was carefully placed inside a Braintank by salvagers. Through the years, and with help of his loyal robot drones, he made some nifty modifications to his braintank that enabled him to participate in the newly erupted Robot Wars.

No-one knows Voltar's true motives for participating in the war as a mercenary, but what can be assured is that he’s a mastermind with unmatched psychotechnic powers and an arsenal of armed robots that do his every bidding.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Voice actor: Olivier Thijssen


Taunts[edit | edit source]

Play"If it bleeds, we can kill it!" - Reference to the movie Predator[1].


Play"Hah! I build droids smarter than you!"


Play"Death to squishy things!"


Play"Resistance ist futile!" - Reference to the Borg[2] alien race from Star Trek[3].


Play"You are no match... for my intellect."


Play"Tactical advantage ist mein!"


Play"I kill you... with my brain!"


Help[edit | edit source]

Play"Mein leben!" - Reference to the Wolfenstein 3D[4] SS Soldier quote upon death.


Play"I require more brawn!"


Play"I require reinforcements!"


Play"Ein hand please!"


Play"Ein hand please! Eheheh!"


Attack[edit | edit source]

Play"Attack!"


Play"Attack!"


Play"Attack!"


Defend[edit | edit source]

Play"Defend!"


Play"Defend!"


Play"Defend!"


Play"Defend!"


Teleporting[edit | edit source]

Play"I'll be back!" - Reference to Terminator[5].


Play"Don't do anything stupid without me!"


Play"I require more technology!"


Play"My brain wanders..."


Purchase[edit | edit source]

Play"Insert slot A into slot B, ah sehr interessant!"


Play"I shall remake myself, I have the technology!" - A reference to Six Million Dollar Man[6].


Chosen[edit | edit source]

Play"I am the brain of the operation."


Play"Techno-synaptic wave modulator at optimum frequence."


Play"Resistance ist futile!"


Drop Pod In[edit | edit source]

Play"Owner of a lonely brain..." - A reference to Owner of a Lonely Heart[7] by Yes[8].


Play"I am the brain of the operation."


Play"Techno-synaptic wave modulator at optimum frequence."


Play"Gentlemen! Let us commence assault."


Killing Blow[edit | edit source]

Play"Your existence was irrelative!"


Play"Look! No hands!"


Play"Mind over matter!"


Play"All according to plan."


Killing Spree[edit | edit source]

Play"My brain outnumbers you all!"


Play"My mind is mightier than your blaster, HAHA!"


Play"Wunderbar!"


On Hit[edit | edit source]

Play"Unarmed!"


Play"Argh!"


Play"Argh!"


Play"Nein!"


Play"Nein!"


Play"Ugh!"


Play"Ugh!"


Play"Oh!"


Play"Ow!"


On Death[edit | edit source]

Play"Ugh! Arghhhhh"


Play"Arghhhhhh!"


Play"Was?! Ahhhhhh!"


Play" Aaaaargh! Das ende..."


Nauts In-Game Look[edit | edit source]

Character[edit | edit source]

Default skin.
Default skin.(donated by Catti and Bowserslave)
Disco Voltar.
Disco Voltar.(donated by Catti and Bowserslave)
Necro Voltar.
Necro Voltar.(donated by Catti and Bowserslave)
Voltar Bonaparte.
Voltar Bonaparte.

Minimap Icon[edit | edit source]

Ui minimap player summoner 0.png

Scoreboard Icon[edit | edit source]

Classicon Summoner.png

Skin Information[edit | edit source]

Disco Voltar[edit | edit source]

CharacterRender Summoner Skin Disco redBG.png

Burn baby burn! Love is in the air as Disco Voltar is here with a funky groove. He won't stop 'till he gets enough, and this daddy cool will make sure everyone is stayin' alive. Lose that brainjar and party like it's 2399 with Disco Voltar! Boogie on! Includes funky healbot music! - Official Steam Store Description.

This skin gives Voltar a disco suit with a music note necklace and replaces his braintank with a disco ball.

His drones are also replaced with (smaller) disco balls and shoot rainbow-colored lasers while both techno synaptic wave and healbot's aura get green musical note effects. Although the healbot itself is unchanged, it plays a disco tune while it is active.

Necro Voltar[edit | edit source]

CharacterRender Summoner Skin Necro redBG.png

Make Voltar channel the powers of the ancient Aztecs with this awesome Necro Voltar skin! If you own the Steam version of Swords & Soldiers, Ronimo's Award-winning debut side-scrolling strategy game, you will recieve the Necro Voltar skin in Awesomenauts for FREE!

This skin adds golden details such as a skull emblem and shoulderpads to Voltar's robe and replaces his braintank with a golden three-eyed aztec mask. His drones' eyes are replaced with golden skulls and there are green glyph effects on both techno synaptic wave and healbot. Healbot also has a different look, being shaped like a Swords and Soldiers' Aztec statue.

Voltar Bonaparte[edit | edit source]

Characterrender voltar bonaparte.png

"La mort de Napoléon a toujours été entourée de mystère. Certains disent qu'il fut empoisonné, d'autres pensent que son corps n'a pas tenu le coup et quelques-uns soupçonnent même qu'il se soit échappé de sa prison de Sainte-Hélène. Quelle que soit l'explication réelle, un fait reste avéré : il a disparu de l'Histoire en 1821 et plus personne n'entendit parler de lui.

En 3521, nous avons enfin découvert la vérité sur ces faits. Une vérité que personne n'aurait pu imaginer.

Il avait la technologie.

Il s'est reconstruit."

This DLC contains a custom skin for Voltar in Awesomenauts, and will automatically unlock the character if you have not already done so. - Official Steam Store description.

This skin gives Voltar the millitary outfit and iconic bicorne hat (with a white plume) used by Napoleon Bonaparte. He also has a saber in a sheath and a medal in his chest. His drones wear french infantry hats and have moustaches, techno synaptic wave is a fleur-de-lis and leaves a trail of additional fleurs-de-lis and croissants, the satellite dish animation used in healbot's summon is replaced by a fork and croissant, while healbot itself has wooden wheels and Napoleon's bicorne hat and its "timer" aura is replaced by a trio of fleurs-de-lis. When summoned, healbot plays a few seconds of "La Marseillaise", France's national anthem.

Awesomenaut Showcase[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Voltar is one of the "original six" Awesomenauts that came with the game when it first launched, along with Clunk, Froggy G, Leon, Lonestar, and Yuri.
  • According to his backstory, Voltar is over 500 years old.
  • Given the "saturday morning 80s cartoon" theme Awesomenauts has, it is likely that Voltar is based on Krang[9] from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles[10] franchise, who is also a disembodied brain.
  • Voltar was directly responsible for Ted McPain's resurrection.
  • Voltar was the first (and only, to date) Awesomenaut to be extensively reworked, gameplay-wise.
  • In the shortened backstory previously used in-game, the "star-encapsulating station" mentioned in Voltar's backstory is named AI Station 101.
  • As part of his rework in Patch 2.10, Voltar's Healing Wave was renamed Techno Synaptic Wave. This makes Voltar the only character to have a skill completely renamed.

References[edit | edit source]