Ceremony, Unbeknownst to the Maximals, they were trailed by the Peaceful Revolution who followed them to Devisiun as Unicron bore down on the planet. 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. City on Fire They were among the disenfranchised Decepticons on Cybertron who joined up with Galvatron when he took leadership of the faction and swore to conquer Earth. Ratbat and the Predacons tracked the brains (which had been transplanted into toy cars) to Witwicky Auto Repair, which they destroyed, and then to a local mall, where they were out manoeuvered and defeated by the "toy soldiers" and their human allies, Buster Witwicky and Walter Barnett. Burning Bridges Trigger Warnings The Maximals were supposedly governed by the Maximal High Council, but in practice the Council had little actual authority. Fire in the Dark, A group known only as the "originators" once referred to the perfect alternate mode as "attaining the maximal". 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. After Galvatron had killed Nexus Prime, Onyx Prime fled Cybertron aboard Nemesis, taking his army with him, The Crucible The First Who Was Named to Antilla where they made camp. Unknown to the proto-races, these games were rigged, to make sure once again that neither Maximals or Predacons got along. 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. Meanwhile, Tantrum and Headstrong were among the Decepticons preparing to defend their base from a major Autobot/G.I. In the aftermath of the Earth/Cybertronian war, Maximal shepherds co-habited the plains of Uranus with Predacons. Merging in to Predaking, they fearlessly faced their foe, but were quickly dispatched. Joe and the Red Shadows when the forces of Earth attacked the city. New turbine powered V.T.O.L. They combine to form the deadly Predaking. A quantum surge rips across the Beast Wars world altering Megatron, evil genius and leader of the Predacons, into a metal-armored T-Rex. Razorclaw cancelled the countdown with one second remaining after Optimus Prime defeated Thunderwing. Road's End This made them targets for G.I. 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. The Road to Legends' Revival Chapter 3. Surfeit of Primes The escapees were later tracked back to Caminus where the Maximals clashed with the Torchbearers as they retrieved a sample of Ore-4. The Return of Optimus Prime, Part 2, The Predacons were built through cooperation between the Decepticons and the Quintessons. This category has only the following subcategory. 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. Before leaving on thei… 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. Once Upon a Time on Earth, Remaining on Earth, the Predacons fell into the employ of the villainous human "Iron Klaw", who used Garrison Kreiger's technology to forcibly brainwash them into loyal soldiers. from a furious Optimus Prime, but was killed when Cobra Commander took control of Serpent O.R. 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. After the end of the Great War, the Decepticon army was no more, so Razorclaw formed the greater Predacon faction to continue the battle against the Autobots. 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. Master of the House The general Maximal populace of Cybertron had largely forgotten about the struggles their ancestors had faced in the Great War; a state of affairs that the Elders found convenient for their purposes. Apelinq's War Journals. The product of an innovative "bio-genetic morphing process" that sought to create the ultimate fusion of organic musculature and Transformer technology, the rise of the Maximals and their leader Optimus Primal signified that the old conflict between Autobot and Decepticon had entered a new phase. 's Oregon headquarters, in order to examine the corpses of the Throttlebots, whom Triple-I had recently executed. It didn't end harmoniously thanks to the intervention of the Earthforce. The Iron Klaw They soon found their calling in the underground gladiatorial pit fights that dominated the Cybertronian underworld; though they quickly climbed the ranks thanks to their fighting techniques, they remained wary of the powerful Dynobots. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. While the team was left confused, Razorclaw attempted to take revenge by killing any nearby humans and was in turn shot in the head by Kup. The Maximals and Predacons inherited a ruined Cybertron ruled by a corrupt and selfish oligarchy, as the Builders oppressed their successors out of jealousy for their greater freedom of movement, making the proto-races second class citizens at best. Maximal society revolved around new research and innovations, which were apparently distributed to the populace during regularly scheduled upgrade cycles. 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. Hawk Among the Sparrows Led by Rampage, they clashed with the Autobots (allied with Skywatch) and Combaticons (allied with North Korea), but ultimately the Chinese energon factories were destroyed, and the Predacons saw no need to stick around any further. While rampaging randomly across the country, they soon encountered the Dinobots, and found them to be worthy opponents. Ghost in the Machine The Quintesson Journal, The Predacons were part of a large Decepticon squad fighting Autobots on the Moon, when a voice from space called them away. Our Finest, In the modern era, the unaligned scientist Tarantulas described his work on Chimeracon technology—based around perfectly disguising Transformers as organic creatures—using the phrase coined by the originators. Snow Fun! Lost and Found, Later, Megatron returned to Earth, and entered the Nemesis to punish Starscream for shooting him in the void of space. 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. #7's Star Screams According to Vector Prime, Furman joined the Maximals because they had the better dental plan. In the many years following the Great Transformation, the Maximal Elders had either been replaced by or evolved into the Convoy Council. In the aftermath of the war, the Maximals became part of the newly formed Cybertronian Parliament. The Hallowing Met by Arcee, Maximo explained his army's true origins to her before they took her prisoner. The Ascending, Descendants of the Autobots, Beast Wars Metals #5 the Maximals were led by the Convoy Council, headed by Great Convoy with the authority of Vector Sigma and of which Optimus Primal was a member. Later, having formed Predaking, they were moments from destroying the still-healthy Galvatron when they were quickly shooed away by some passing Autobots. Spotlight: Blaster, At one point on Cybertron, the Predacons hunted down and killed two squads of Autobots, leaving Tracks and Jazz the only survivors. Under their tenure, most records relating to the Great War were sealed away, Possession and Maximals were forbidden from travelling to Earth. Category:Beast Wars Maximals. Though the Maximals fought bravely, the fighting ultimately ceased when the original three Titans arrived on the scene and peace was made between the two factions. Transmutate, In other instances, Maximals who remained in beast mode for too long would suffer from feral impulses, which would go on to completely override their consciousness and reduce them into wild animals. Departure Law and order was enforced by a peacekeeping organization known as the Imperial Peace Marshals, headed by Peace Marshal Command. Mystery! Free the Captured Matrix! 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. When Maximals take on beast modes, they tend to select mammals, birds or fish, although this is not a hard-and-fast rule. 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. 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. Divide and Conquer! Not All Megatrons Within a year of the Beast Upgrade's appearance, the Maximal High Council seized the Tagon Heights, declaring it was now the Maximal Nation, and was neutral so long as they were left alone. The terrifying Predaking proved a bit more of a challenge, but was soon dispatched by Sky Lynx. Descent into Evil, The Maximal faction appears to have arisen as an Autobot subgroup at some point before the end of the Great War. Five Faces of Darkness, Part 5. Primacy #4, During the war, the Predacons became a Tactical Assault Unit loyal to Megatron. The Predacon Manifesto Smaller and more energy efficient than their precursors, the Maximals were initially used by the Builders of Cybertron to carry on the war in their stead, until it became clear this wasn't a possibility. The Maximal military was split into different units, including the Maximal First Fleet and the Maximal Seventh Space Fleet. Despite the apparent ceasefire, war, in some fashion, would continue on between the new factions for some years; the Maximals were known to have set up "re-education centers" in their prison camps and the Predacon BB was a "guest" of one such place. The Gathering Both sides warred with one another until the rise of Shokaract and Unicron's heralds threatened both sides. Covenant Betrayal During this time, Maximal society had become driven by exploration and advancements in technology. P ×] Pack (15 P) Pages in category "Beast Wars Maximals" The following 105 pages are in this category, out of 105 total. Their previous encounters with Optimus and Megatron had been so exciting that they had expected to find the planet a little more challenging. It was then that the Maximals and Bludgeon revealed to Shockwave they were now loyal to Unicron. 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. The Maximals are a faction in the Beast Era portion of the Generation One continuity. 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 are a subgroup of Decepticons who transform into powerful, savage animals. The Inexorable March, In some realities, the Maximals were founded by Fortress Maximus. Deciding to stay on Earth, the Predacons quickly grew bored with the lack of any real sport there. Autobots. Gone but Not Forgotten! Archadis Chapter Also brought to Energoa was Colada, who Archadis personally fought in a large Maximal-Predacon battle. The Wreckers took action but were overwhelmed by Megatron's numbers and his deadly virus that crippled the planet's entire population. Both teams were closely matched in terms of power, and were strongly devoted to "looking after their own". Their legendary skill was so well-known that even Shockwave remembered them as the greatest hunters on, These stories do not fit into the normal Marvel continuity. That was stupid of them. Under Ratbat's command, the Predacons participated in the full-scale attack against the Autobots on the moon, Totaled! Spotlight: Shockwave At some point, the Predacons attempted to modify themselves into a combiner team, but failed. Primacy #2 The Predacons rejoined the Decepticon army and participated in an assault on Iacon, where they killed Slinger and battled the Dynobots. Origin Myths, In the era that followed, the Maximals were among Onyx's many followers as he established a castle in Old Kalis; The Crucible however, their choice of beast mode meant that the Maximals were treated poorly by the other tribes, being seen as little more than animals. D&D Beyond They then turned on each other, but before they could get to cannibalizing their own teammates, Starscream showed up and let them know Megatron had returned. Herald Schism, Half of a Maximal symbol could be seen on the doors to the Ark. Depth Charge is a Transformer in the Beast Wars Universe. Ceremony, Unlike most of their contemporaries, the Predacons appeared to be an elite group of hunters, who seemed to exist as mercenaries outside of the usual Decepticon hierarchy—they had no qualms about trying to murder their supposed leader, so long as it seemed challenging and the money was right. Derailment, Sometime in the thousand years after Unity Day, the Maximals were replaced by the Commandrons. Citizen 132 posts Gender: Male; Location: A space Denny's in space Australia; Faction:: RIBFIR; Posted 14 December 2018 - 05:13 PM. However, over time, the Predacons had become too complacent in their rule, allowing the Maximals to retaliate with greater organization and shift the balance of power back in their favor. Beast Wars Sourcebook, Neither side was prepared for Megatron's attempt to change history by travelling back in time, and the Maximal Elders responded by dispatching Optimus Primal and his crew to chase the stolen ship through transwarp space. 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. While on the planet, the Predacons' higher functions degraded, causing them to become feral. 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. That One Guy. 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. Deep Metal, Despite this, the Maximals maintained a significant space presence, using the development of protoform and beast mode technology to explore neighboring worlds such as Regalis V without disturbing the native life forms. Sins of the Wreckers #2, Unknown years later, Antilla was visited by a trio of Camiens. 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. The Beast Wars "Neo" Begin!!! 's body. 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