The Battle Staff is Tim Drake's weapon of choice.
However, Tim was not properly trained to use that weapon. After that event, Batman allowed him to become Robin and sent him on a worldwide trip to learn about martial arts. During his journey, Tim encountered Lady Shiva, who taught him proper fighting techniques using a collapsible Chinese fighting staff. Robin modified this wooden staff and carved a hole on one end, which created a whistling sound that distracted opponents while fighting. This was useful against King Snake.
When Robin was captured by Bane and subsequently saved by Killer Croc's timely appearance, Robin fell down to the waters of the sewer system and he was dragged by the current. Using the battle staff, Robin was able to stop himself on the threshold of a tunnel and then he climbed up some manteinance ladders in the sewers.
Robin used the staff when he was called to aid Batman and the others on the Robinson Park's amphitheater. Using the staff as a jumping pole and a weapon, Tim defeated several criminals including Killer Croc.
During his final confrontation with Lady Shiva, Tim used a battle staff similar to the one used during their first encounter.
Tim still uses this staff even after his change of costumed identity to Red Robin.
In The Batman Universe Robin frequently utilizes a a yellow collapsible staff. The staff has numerous features. It has a built in taser feature to stun enemies. It also has several feet of internal cable thus allowing him to use it as a flail, nunchaku or even to grapple.
- Appearances of Robin's Battle Staff
- Item Gallery: Robin's Battle Staff
- Images featuring Robin's Battle Staff
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