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eggman is a nickname regaurding his shape, a man that looks like an egg, robotnik is his true name but in sonic adventure 1 they started to call him eggman,nowadays robotnik is very rare, see they never did change it.

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Other than appearance how are the original robotnik and eggman different?

Dr. Eggman and Dr. Robotnik are the same person, Eggman is his nickname. Gerald Robotnik is Ivo Robotnik's grandfather. Ivo's full name: Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik Gerald's full name: Dr. Gerald Robotnik

What is dr robotnik's real name?

Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik. Title: Doctor First Name: Ivo Middle Name: Unknown Last Name: Robotnik Nickname: Eggman

What was Dr Eggman's original name?

Eggman's original name was Dr. Ivo Robotnik.

Should Robotnik be called Eggman or Robotnik?

You can refer to him as either. His full title is Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik. Story line goes, his real name is Dr. Ivo Robotnik, later got his nick name "Eggman" from Sonic. Character creation goes, SEGA of America named him Dr. Ivo Robotnik, and SEGA of Japan named him Dr. Eggman.

Why is Dr... Eggman called Dr... Eggman when his real name is Dr... Robotnik?

The character of Robotnik/Eggman was created by SEGA in 1990. When the character was shipped over to the U.S along with the first Sonic game in 1991, SEGA of America decided to officially make his name Dr. Ivo Robotnik, because it sounds better. He stayed Dr. Eggman in Japan. By 1998, SEGA had decided to revert his name to Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik worldwide, for unknown reasons.

What is Eggman's real name?

Eggman's full name is Dr. Ivo Robotnik.In the comics it is Dr. Julian Ivo Robotnik.

Did Dr Eggman make Shadow?

Gerald Robotnik, Ivo (Eggman) Robotnik's grandfather, created Shadow.

What is DrEggman's real name?

dr. Eggmans name is Ivo dr. Robotniks name is julian dr. robotnik was in the older sonic games, comic books, and movies. i did see an article that said eggman was robotniks robot he made before he died. But some say dr.robotnik is eggman, but how would that explain the different names, could eggman be snivley? or did robotnik change his name? did he die and leave eggman his robot in charge? that is your choice.

Is robotnik eggmans brother?

Robotnik is eggman its a nickname tails gave him.

In Sonic the Hedgehog what is the difference between eggman and robotnik?

they are the same person eggman is just a name sonic came up with. The gaming community would appreciate it if youc alled him Robotnik as he is supposed to be called.

How did Robotnik get the name Eggman?

In Japan, he was always called Eggman, and when it was ported to America, he was called Robotnik. Then, in Sonic Adventure, in an early cutscene, Sonic says "Look! It's a giant talking egg!" and from then on, he was called "Eggman" by Sonic and at first it was an insult, but now Robonik calls himself "Eggman".

Why does Robotnik call himself Eggman in the newer Sonic games I can understand the other characters calling him that but Robotnik himself?

Doctor Eggman was his original name, in the Japanese version of Sonic the Hedgehog. Robotnik was his name for english-speaking countries. Yuji Naka has explained that 'Robotnik' is his real name, and Doctor Eggman is an alias that he goes by, so it's not an insulting nickname other characters have for him, it's something he himself uses, and he uses 'egg' for the names of some of his machines, such as the Death Egg and Egg Emperor.