Prowl's crew fought to defend the colony, but the sheer amount of Maximals forced them to retreat, leaving the world to be consumed. All His Engines The other four Predacons were left behind on Earth, where they formed an alliance with the Chinese government to defend their nation in exchange for energon. Later, they attacked the Earthbase under Soundwave's command, but were driven off. Lio Convoy in Imminent Danger! This page was last modified on 24 October 2020, at 17:55. The Predacons were among the selected, but only in the form of Predaking. In the many years following the Great Transformation, the Maximal Elders had either been replaced by or evolved into the Convoy Council. Meanwhile, Tantrum and Headstrong were among the Decepticons preparing to defend their base from a major Autobot/G.I. Perhaps that's another point for how powerful, and dangerous he is: No one really knows what he wants, and in spite of that, Predacons and Maximals … A member, or at least lackey of the Tripredacus Council, Tarantulas does have some sort of end game in mind with regards to the Beast Wars. Cookies are currently enabled to maximize your TeePublic experience. Apelinq's War Journals, In the time between Megatron's return and subsequent takeover of Cybertron, the Predacon worked in secret to conquer the planet with his Vehicon drone armies, overtaking the Peace Marshals via terrorist attacks and rendering the Maximal High Council helpless to stop him. He also improved on their botched combiner technology, allowing them to form Predaking. Possession, Both Maximals and Predacons possessed an onboard computer that was symbiotically hardwired into their superstructure; this secondary AI was responsible for autonomously coordinating the movement of parts during transformation, Master of the House as well as coordinating energy shielding, The Spark power distribution, and the emergency failsafe mode known as stasis lock. However, while Bruticus was strong and determined, Predaking had superior intelligence compared to the slow-witted Combaticon combiner, and he savagely defeated Bruticus, putting him in stasis lock. The Return of Optimus Prime, Part 2, The Predacons were built through cooperation between the Decepticons and the Quintessons. Several prominent Autobots partook of the upgrade, including Hot Rod (renaming himself just "Rodimus") and Arcee. They were in existence and at war with the Maximal Imperium prior to the signing of the Pax Cybertronia, at which time most laid down their arms, but a few went rogue. The Inexorable March, In some realities, the Maximals were founded by Fortress Maximus. Optimus Primal vs Megatron! Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Maximals Predacons Beast Era War Cybertron Universe Politics Technology. They laughed. While on the planet, the Predacons' higher functions degraded, causing them to become feral. By order of the Pax Cybertronia, they exist as something of an underclass, appearing to be equals, but firmly under the Maximals in the social order. The First Who Was Named Origin Myths Endless Forever, Many Maximals joined Onyx Prime as he set out for the Crystal City, and helped instruct the peaceful denizens of the village in the ways of war, so as to better meet the oncoming approach of Megatronus's Darklanders. Eons ago, the Predacons were Decepticon warlords who had been banished from Cybertron to the planet Beest. When the Seacon joined with his comrades to form Piranacon, the Predacons formed Predaking and fought him. Air Hammer (BW) Airazor (BW) Albitron; Apelinq (BM) Armordillo; B. Bantor (BW) Batscout; B'Boom; Big … The Maximals attacked but their would-be victims managed to escape. Nightmare Planet. Unstopped and Unstoppable Among those targeted were the stranded Throttlebots on Regalis V, only for the Maximals to be chased off by Prowl's forces. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. #7's Star Screams According to Vector Prime, Furman joined the Maximals because they had the better dental plan. And so, just as the Autobot forces were gathering around their transmitters, waiting for the pre-scheduled broadcast that would never come, Razorclaw caught them off-guard with a massive full-frontal assault on the enemy trenches. Unknown to the proto-races, these games were rigged, to make sure once again that neither Maximals or Predacons got along. Broken Windshields Four years into the war, the reputable Darksyder Inc. introduced the Beast Upgrade to Cybertron, granting proto-formers much more energy efficient beast modes. Category:Beast Wars Maximals. This article on a faction, government, organization or subgroup, is a stub and is missing information. A Common Foe. When Legends Fall In the end, Optimus was able to defeat Megatron, triggering a planetary reformatting that saw Cybertron itself transformed into a technorganic form and the captured Maximal population restored to their bodies. The Maximals are a faction in the Beast Era portion of the Generation One continuity. At some point, the Great Upgrade occurred, which saw every Maximal and a handful of surviving Autobots downsize into fuel efficient bodies. Later, having formed Predaking, they were moments from destroying the still-healthy Galvatron when they were quickly shooed away by some passing Autobots. The 5 Rookies When the Black Ball was revealed to be Unicron and he posed an immediate threat to all of Transformerkind, the Maximals united with the Predacons against the ancient being, but the combined fleet was of little match. Primacy #4, During the war, the Predacons became a Tactical Assault Unit loyal to Megatron. Shortly after, the Predacons were part of the combined Autobot-Decepticon team to stop the Underbase-fueled Starscream from destroying Tokyo, but were easily destroyed by him. Dawn of Future's Past, Before the war, the Predacons were trained in the arts of combat by Kup. Megatron captures him and tears out half of his spark, using it to keep him under his control, and renames him Rampage. The Wreckers took action but were overwhelmed by Megatron's numbers and his deadly virus that crippled the planet's entire population. Some time after the Great Transformation, Razorclaw returned as leader of the original Predacons. Apocalypse The Hallowing Met by Arcee, Maximo explained his army's true origins to her before they took her prisoner. Beast Wars (Part 1) Four stellar cycles prior to the disappearances of the Axalon and the Darksyde, Deep Metal Maximal scientists conducted research into Starscream's mutant spark, Possession hoping to learn more about its anomalous immortality. Ghost Stories Unforgivable, Bands of Maximals began hunting down and killing Cybertronians across the galaxy. Ask Vector Prime, 2015/08/13 The Maximals pursued the Predacons to southern Mexico some 3000 years ago; their exploits were recorded by the native Natiltec, who came to worship the aliens as animalistic gods. Big Convoy, Move Out At this point, Maximal colonization efforts started generations before had evidently yielded fruit, and many Transformers, Maximal and Predacon alike, had chosen to take up permanent residence on distant worlds far from Cybertron. Stranger Eons, As part of their deception, Optimus Primal, Beast Megatron, and Rhinox greeted Shockwave in Toronto and began destroying the city at his command. P ×] Pack‎ (15 P) Pages in category "Beast Wars Maximals" The following 105 pages are in this category, out of 105 total. They were in existence and at war with the Maximals prior to the signing of the Pax Cybertronia, at which time most laid down their arms but a few went rogue. Endless Forever When Megatronus swept across the world, the Maximals and their leader were ousted from their territory in the Forgotten Plains, and came into the employ of "Onyx Prime", an alias for the temporally-displaced Shockwave, who incorporated the Maximals into his "menagerie" of bestial warriors. Lost and Found, Later, Megatron returned to Earth, and entered the Nemesis to punish Starscream for shooting him in the void of space. Raptors, scorpions, spiders, wasps - none of these creatures ( as far as I know) are capable of producing oxytocin and in nature they are solitary and do not take care of others of their group. Seeking to create a Decepticon Zone to counter the Autobot Zone, Decepticon Emperor Violen Jiger gathered together the Nine Great Demon Generals, upgrading them with powerful new armor and weaponry, then sent them forth to conquer planets. The most significant development in regards to space travel was the invention of transwarp travel, an evolution of space bridge technology which allowed ships to travel through time as well as space. Autobots. Joe and the Red Shadows when the forces of Earth attacked the city. The Predacons appeared in many of Galvatron's schemes in the ensuing year, ranging from oppressing the people of Paradron, Fight or Flee to mining death crystals on the planet Dread, where they got their first rematch with Sky Lynx. Following the signing of the Pax Cybertronia and the official end of hostilities between the Maximals and Predacons, the Great War and its numerous minor conflicts were officially considered over. D&D Beyond However, Galvatron's troops were defeated in Shanghai in a three way war between them, the Autobots and the Chinese military. Though they proved effective in the planet's jungle environments, and managed to knock Sky Lynx out of the battle, they were unable to stop Kup from commandeering Galvatron's death crystal cannon. Arising from the ashes of the Great War, the Maximals are the descendants (at least in part) of the Autobots, controlling Cybertron under the Pax Cybertronia. MaxCop gone rogue. Share your thoughts, experiences and the tales behind the art. Seeds of the Future, Tens of thousands of years after Optimus Primal's adventures on Cybertron, the Maximal leader would go on to be remembered as a "legendary commander" and one of the most important Maximals of all time. Reply to this topic; 2 replies to this topic #1 That One Guy. Ceremony, Unbeknownst to the Maximals, they were trailed by the Peaceful Revolution who followed them to Devisiun as Unicron bore down on the planet. It didn't end harmoniously thanks to the intervention of the Earthforce. Sins of the Wreckers #2, Unknown years later, Antilla was visited by a trio of Camiens. Every Predacon I have seen so far has been based on a non-mammal animal or creature. Hoping to raise an army from the stasis pods left on prehistoric Earth with which to conquer Cybertron, Razorbeast managed to tamper with the shell program required to turn the protoforms and managed to raise an ad hoc team of Maximals to counter Magamtron's plans. The Predacons eagerly agreed to the mission, seeing it as a possible challenge for their skills, and disguised themselves as Autobots in order to convince Megatron that Optimus Prime was not only still alive, but had been the one who sent them. Covenant Betrayal During this time, Maximal society had become driven by exploration and advancements in technology. The dynasty of the Maximals would last for millennia, stretching into the distant future and outlasting humanity's time on Earth. Besides his Predacons, he led Darkwing, Dreadwind, Needlenose, Spinister, and even the mighty Trypticon himself into battle. You can help Transformers Wiki by expanding it. Last Stand The Maximals would live on however, exposed to the Ore-11 within Unicron's systems, they mutated into highly durable skeletal forms. Dawn of Future's Past Not long afterwards, Magmatron would embark on his own scheme to pursue Megatron to prehistoric Earth; the Maximals responded by secretly inducting the Maximal double agent Razorbeast into his ranks. Enter the New Supreme Commander, Dai Atlas! Grudge Match! Unlike Predacons, Maximal programming directly integrated beast mode instincts into the consciousness of the Cybertronian and dividing them from higher reasoning through a programming block. The events of Beast Wars and Beast Machines are stated to have taken place 300 years after the end of the Great War, though whether this is in Earth years or Cybertronian years has never been made clear. (It was explained to the Predacons, who were understandably concerned about having to deal with Megatron yet again, that their target had recently lost his memory, and thus would not recall meeting them before, or their subsequent betrayal of him.) The Dead Come Home, Part 1 The Dead Come Home, Part 2, Shortly afterwards, Onyx Prime returned to Cybertron and revealed himself to be Shockwave. Their previous encounters with Optimus and Megatron had been so exciting that they had expected to find the planet a little more challenging. The end result of their experiments was Protoform X: a hyper-aggressive mutant Bad Spark who promptly attacked both the Maximal colony Omicron Deep Metal and Starbase Rugby. Departure As the Maximals and Predacons came to supplant the Autobots and Decepticons as the new ruling castes of Cybertron, the two factions coexisted in an unstable alliance of peace that lasted for centuries. Predaking came out on top, but before he could finish the Seacons off, he was stopped by Serpent O.R., who told both subgroups that he was the offspring of Megatron. Ohne eine Möglichkeit den Kontakt nach Cybertron aufzubauen setzten die beiden gestrandeten Teams ihren Krieg auf dem primitiven Planeten fort. After learning that the Talisman's removal from Cybertron had allowed Unicron to survive Cybertron's destruction, Shockwave tracked the artifact and ordered Bludgeon to have the Maximals retrieve it so they could kill Unicron with it. Broken Windshields Some Autobots surreptitiously had their Sparks installed into proto-race bodies, and were treated no better by the Builders. Nemesis Part 1 Most likely as a result from this failed experiment, the Maximal Elders restricted access to Starscream's history file by the general Maximal public, deeming the file classified information. Snow Fun! Before leaving on their mission, however, they were approached by Shockwave, who convinced them to turn on Megatron and destroy him instead. The Predacons fled quickly afterwards. The Bad Guy's Ball! Five Faces of Darkness, Part 5. The Maximal Elders remained on guard for any attempts to violate this new peace and dispatched Big Convoy to take out the rogue dissident Magmatron when the Predcaon attempted to restart the war. Another Mine When the First Cybertronian Civil War broke out, Onyx Prime aligned himself with Nexus Prime who used the Enigma of Combination on some of the smaller Maximals to create Headmasters. Demolish the Superdreadnought Tank! Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! Maximals vs Predacons—Total War. New turbine powered V.T.O.L. The exact origins of the Maximals (and Predacons) were never entirely explained, though several aspects can be inferred from dialogue. G.I. Apelinq's War Journals Following the return of Optimus Primal's Maximals to Cybertron, the two Wreckers would eventually be joined by the arrival of yet another unit of time-displaced warriors led by the Maximal Primal Prime, whose team (which included a mix of Maximals and Predacons) would be added to the Wreckers' ranks, along with a scant few surviving Autobots and Decepticons. Joe vs. the Transformers II #2, Following the defeat of Shockwave, the Predacons were forced to live in the Gladiator Zone, where they created their own territory and were none too pleased with Nautilator intruding on it. Oddly, despite being constantly touted as the most fearsome and vicious warriors in the galaxy, the Predacons were beaten off fairly easily by this small band of Autobots, unable even harm their human ally Marissa Faireborn. Dark Star. In the last days before the signing of the Pax Cybertronia, a group of Maximals led by Lio Convoy pursued Galvatron and a force of Predacons to the planet Gaea, where they battled for control of the planet's Angolmois Energy until Lio Convoy's group prevailed. 9K; A. He eventually revives after his stasis pod falls out of orbit and goes on a rampage, attacking Maximals and Predacons alike until he is defeated by Silverbolt. Only the Maximal Apelinq and his advisor Rodimus remained as the sole surviving Wreckers. Subcategories. Stormbringer #4, Following Megatron's defeat on Earth, Starscream took leadership but feared that Razorclaw would challenge him. Joe assault. Broken Windshields, In the 24th century CE, thanks to the Resistance, the Grand Uprising against the Builders began; three-quarters of Cybertron's Maximal population opted to join the burgeoning Resistance against the Builders. There, they would encounter the Black Ball and be sent on a journey to collect Angolmois Capsules. Part 3 and Part 4, The Predacons were created by the Quintessons. Prey! The Agenda (Part 1), A transitional period can be inferred from Optimus Primal's dialogue, mentioning the Great Upgrade as the specific era when the Autobot population transitioned "from Autobot to Maximal". BB joined Galvatron and his Predacons on Gaia in their quest for Angolmois Energy.After Galvatron absorbed some Angolmois Energy and fell into a deep sleep, Megastorm hooked up the Predacon leader to the machinery of the Galvatron Dekazura Tank to power it, and enlisted BB and his other fellow Predacons into piloting the vehicle against the Maximals. New members of the military started as cadets; five in particular were trained by Big Convoy on Gaia after Lio Convoy's disappearance. The New Forces Arrive! In the aftermath of the war, the Maximals became part of the newly formed Cybertronian Parliament. Megatron Origin #4, When Megatron was overthrown by Scorponok early in the war, the Predacons refused to serve a new leader and left Cybertron on a hunting trip, killing native species for sport across many worlds before they ran out of prey and fuel on Canis Tor. However, it might be speculated that their exploration programs, referenced in Beast Wars and Beast Machines, were a precursor to an expansion-minded colonization program. Among them were the former Autobots Ironhide, Silverbolt, and Prowl, who became the first Maximal Elders in what would later be known as the Maximal Imperium. Having succeeded, they joined Ratbat for an assault on I.I.I. Free the Captured Matrix! Apelinq's War Journals Departure But as a precaution, the High Council had also recommissioned a new Maximal version of the elite strike team known as the Wreckers—previously disbanded after the Great War—to serve as a last resort the Council had hoped would never be needed, Departure with a base established for Wrecker Command in Delta Three (and later relocated to Delta Five). Master of the House, After some brief misunderstandings regarding the nature of his mission, Fallout Optimus eventually came to understand that he would have to restore Cybertron's balance between the organic and technological, and in the final battle against Megatron the seven Maximals drew upon the collective spark power of Cybertron's Maximal population to power themselves up. That One Guy. In the aftermath of the Earth/Cybertronian war, Maximal shepherds co-habited the plains of Uranus with Predacons. The War Never Ends. The Road to Legends' Revival Chapter 3. They also found themselves ensnared in a bizarre dream-fueled world as part of a Quintesson plot, forcing them to cooperate - or at least tolerate - the Autobots trapped there with them. Double Punch. The council granted Convoy-rank Maximals such as Lio Convoy their Energon Matrix. During this time, the Maximal High Council began seizing more and more control of their people from the Builders. Led by Inferno, the Maximals travelled to Victoria Falls to retrieve the device, only for Metroplex to space bridge away with it. Predaking's firepower forced the Combaticons to combine into Bruticus, and the warriors significantly damaged each other. Fire in the Dark, A group known only as the "originators" once referred to the perfect alternate mode as "attaining the maximal". Ask Vector Prime, 2015/07/16, In another timeline, the Maximals and Predacons clashed on prehistoric Earth for control of Earth's Mini-Cons. The Predacons are a subgroup of Decepticons who transform into powerful, savage animals. Welcome to the Jungle, Their first target was Shockwave's base on Cybertronian Wastelands, where the Predacons drew out and attacked Astrotrain and Blitzwing, killing the latter. The Maximal military was split into different units, including the Maximal First Fleet and the Maximal Seventh Space Fleet. The Reformatting The rise of the technorganics represented the most marked divergence from the standard Maximal physiology yet: representing the "perfect" fusion of technology and biology at the cellular level, this new breed of Maximal lacked the onboard computers that characterized other protoform Cybertronians, and had to learn to transform by applying conscious willpower to shift from beast to robot form—a "transformation" that was akin to fluid shapeshifting. Herald Schism, Half of a Maximal symbol could be seen on the doors to the Ark. Ask Vector Prime, 2015/06/16, The Maximals were one of the two "Proto-races" created by Fortress Maximus, using the Energon Matrix he acquired from humanity, in the aftermath of the Great War, in the mid-21st century. Shop Maximals vs Predacons beast wars long sleeve t-shirts designed by K4Designs as well as other beast wars merchandise at TeePublic. Over the course of the "Beast Wars" on prehistoric Earth, exposure to exotic energy and alien technology would change several Maximals into Transmetal Aftermath and Transmetal 2 forms; Feral Scream Part 2 though these mutations outwardly changed afflicted Maximals back into more mechanical beings, organic material remained integrated into both forms. Descent into Evil, The Maximal faction appears to have arisen as an Autobot subgroup at some point before the end of the Great War. However, the Tripredacus Council ended Razorclaw's life, or so many believed.