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ROB-BLS, the Japanese version
Strong stats Speed, Acceleration, Weight and Handling
Weak stats Drift and Items
Appearances Mario Kart DS

The ROB-BLS is R.O.B.'s first kart in Mario Kart DS. It is a round, hollow kart with five round holes and a block on each, resembling the trays and blocks used by the actual R.O.B. accessory to play Stack-Up. It has average acceleration, low drift and items, and great speed, weight, and handling. It, along with the Hurricane, Standard BW and Standard RB, has the highest top speed in the game. The kart has the same handling as the Mushmellow, Standard LG, Standard RB, Standard TD and Streamliner. Its acceleration is tied with the Standard DK, Wildlife, Standard WR, Brute and Dragonfly.

The kart, alongside R.O.B. himself and the ROB-LGS, differs between regions. In Japanese versions of the game, the kart is white and red, as opposed to being all around a darker shade of grey, which is made to highlight R.O.B.'s regional differences.


  • Speed: 10/10
  • Acceleration: 5.5/10
  • Weight: 7.5/10
  • Handling: 7/10
  • Drift: 3/10
  • Items: 3/10


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese HVC-BLS From ROB's product ID, and its name in the Japanese version.
Spanish R.O.B.N.I. A pun on R.O.B. and OVNI (UFO in Spanish)
French R.O.B. Mobile From R.O.B. and "automobile"
German R.O.B.-BLS -
Italian Robomobile Robotmobile