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Questions tagged [transformers]

The Transformers toy line was introduced by Takara and Hasbro in 1984 and the first television cartoon was developed soon after. This tag covers discussion about all incarnations of Transformers across all media: comics, animation, movies, and novels. For questions about the 2007 film see [transformers-2007].

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Did Optimus' creator actually get his message that “he was coming for them”?

So, at the end of Transformers: Age of Extinction we learn that Optimus Prime went searching for his "creator" and the movie ends there. There are mysteries to the universe we were never meant to ...
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How could Bumblebee have worked with Hot Rod?

In The Last Knight, it's revealed that Bumblebee fought alongside Hot Rod (or a Hot Rod looking fella) in an earlier World War (as in Earth). Have any interviews, promotional materials, or other ...
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How does Cody understand Bumblebee in Rescue Bots?

How is Cody Burns able to understand Bumblebee when the rest of his family is not able to? Has it been mentioned anywhere, such as in the books?
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Do we know how Predacons fare against Dinobots in a fight?

Prefers the Aligned Continuity. Predacons are prehistoric now-extinct Cybertronians who, as their present-day clones attest, are very powerful physically and possibly indestructible by conventional ...
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Transformers - What happened to Rodimus, Kup & Blurr?

In one of the early-ish episodes of Transformers: Headmasters (Japanese series) Rodimus goes off into space with Kup & Blurr to look for a new home for the Autobots. We hear nothing about them ...
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What was Megatron's Cybertronian Alt-Mode?

In both the G1 Cartoon and Marvel continuities, the Cybertronians developed the ability to transform in the early days of the war (in the show, the Autobots did it first; in the comics, the ...
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How can Optimus reach into the time bubble and pull the humans out?

In the latest Transformers movie, one of the bots has a time-bubble gun which slows time in the blast radius. In one scene, Megatron was caught in it and then one of the Autobots shot a bunch of ...
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What happened to the Reliquary of the Primes?

At the end of the Transformers: Prime series, The Reliquary has not been seen again after that scene. What happened to it, as well as the being trapped within, after that?
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What song plays when when Cade is fixing the painting robot in Transformers: Age of Extinction?

In the 4th Transformers movie, there's a track playing in the background when Cade is fixing the painting robot (when Tessa brings him his dinner). It's at about 21 minutes and 40 seconds into the ...
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What is the out-of-universe reason Bumblebee lost his voice in Fall of Cybertron?

What is the out-of-universe reason Bumblebee lost his voice in Fall of Cybertron? (It's his starting state: not an event that occurs mid-story.) I was originally curious what the in-universe reason ...
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In Bumblebee, how did Charlie's use of an electroshock weapon work?

Near the end of the movie, Charlie shocks Bumblebee several times with some sort of electroshock weapon, but I don't understand how (in universe) this could have resuscitated him. How did the ...
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In the Transformers aligned continuity, what was The Thirteenth's real name?

It was said that before The Thirteenth went into the Well of Allsparks, he had asked Alpha Trion to remove his name from The Covenant of Primus. Hence why he was called 'The thirteenth'. What was ...
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Which Transformers have been diagnosed with a mental disorder in canon material or identified as such by a writer/director/etc.?

I know those like G1 Red Alert is maniac paranoia, Beast Wars Transmutate is Autistic, and Animated Blitzwing with Split Personality Disorder. I would like to know others that have mental disorders ...
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How is a Cybertronian born?

How are Autobots born? I understand how the “soul” of a Transformer is made (Primus gives them life) but how does the body of an Autobot unite with the soul? I’m basically asking whether the body is ...
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Why does Megatron have teeth?

Is there any reason for him to have teeth, or is it just a purely cosmetic choice from the design team for a more fierce look ? As far as I know he's the only transformer to have this feature in the ...
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Why did this character die in Bumblebee?

During the final fight the character: I'm wondering how that was possible? Was the item somehow inside some specific weakpoints of the character or how/why did he die there? (naturally in universe ...
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Source of a Quote by Alpha Trion

By the third day, larger creatures began to appear, and then Prima called me over to witness thing he was eager to point to me...at the head of them, slowly pacing forward with an expression of ...
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What explains the errors in geography in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen?

There are a number of weird errors in geography in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Just from the Egypt sequence; At the start of the film, we see the Pyramid of Giza surrounded by huge ...