List of Autobots

Autobot Insignia

This is a list of known Autobots from the Transformers fictional universe and toy line. The alternate modes of Autobots are usually cars, trucks and various other ground-based civilian vehicles.

Contents

The Transformers (Generation 1)

Primes / Prime Leaders

Cars

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
  • Hot Rod - Cybertronian Muscle Car / Cybertronian Truck based on Citroen CX Penthouse (as Rodimus Prime) (Later referred to as "Rodimus (Major)" for trademark reasons. In cartoon and several continuities, he becomes "Rodimus Prime", leader of the Autobots.)
  • Kup - Cybertronian Pickup Truck (Later referred to as "Sergeant Kup" for trademark reasons.)
  • Blurr - Cybertronian Hovercar

Mini-Vehicles

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3

Dinobots

Miscellaneous

Air Guardian
City Commander
  • Ultra Magnus - Freightliner COE Car Carrier
Communicator
Mini-cassettes
Scientist
Defense Base/Guardian Robots
Junkions
  • Wreck-Gar - Cybertronian "Junk" Motorcycle (Leader)
  • Nancy
  • Avanti - Motorcycle (mentioned by Wreck-Gar in the movie)
  • Nitro - Motorcycle (mentioned by Wreck-Gar in the movie)
Autobot City
  • Metroplex - Robot / mobile battle station / City
    • Scamper - Cybertronian sports car / Robot
    • Slammer - Tank / Tower
    • Six-Gun - Tower/Robot
Lieutenant Commander
Spy
Powerdashers

Powerdashers are mail order Transformers whose name stood for one of three available molds.

  • Powerdasher Car[1]
  • Powerdasher Drill
  • Powerdasher Jet[2]
Cartoon Series Original characters
  • Beta
  • Dion - Cybertronian Pickup
  • Devcon - Futuristic Jet (featured in the episode "The Gambler")
  • Hauler - Crane Truck
Marvel Comics Original characters
  • Emirate Xaaron (Chairman of the Council of Autobot Elders)
  • Flame - Cybertronian Fire tank (Renegade Autobot from UK series)
  • Last Autobot - Cybertronian Spacecraft
  • Scrounge - Wheel (Blaster's old friend killed in the comics.)
Six Changer
  • Quickswitch - Jet / Sea Skimmer / Puma / Drill Tank / Assault Gun

Female Autobots

  • Elita One - Cybertronian Car (Female Autobot Commander, reformatted from Ariel)
  • Chromia - Cybertronian Van
  • Firestar - Cybertronian Pickup
  • Greenlight - Name identified in Timelines text story "Flames of Yesterday"
  • Lancer - Name identified in Timelines text story "Flames of Yesterday"
  • Moonracer - Cybertronian Car
  • Arcee - Cybertronian Car
  • Glyph- Blue Volkswagen Beetle.

Combiner Teams

Combiners (more commonly known as Gestalts by the fans) are Transformers who could combine with each other to form a larger robot.

Aerialbots / Superion

Protectobots / Defensor

Technobots / Computron

  • Scattershot - Cybertronian Jet / Artillery Cannon / Torso (Leader)
  • Lightspeed - Cybertronian Car / Right leg
  • Strafe - Space fighter with twin heavy cannons / Left arm
  • Nosecone - Cybertronian Drill Tank / Left leg
  • Afterburner - Cybertronian Speedbike / Right arm

Wreckers

Triple Changers

In the Dreamwave continuity, the result of a program of experimentation initiated by the Decepticon Shockwave and carried out on captive Autobots to push the limits of transformation, Triple Changers are Transformers who could change into two different vehicles in addition to their robotic form.

Clones

  • Fastlane - Cybertronian Dragster
  • Cloudraker - Cybertronian Jet

Throttlebots

Headmasters

Headmasters are figures whose heads became smaller robots (Nebulans).

Targetmasters

Targetmasters are figures whose weapons became smaller robots (Nebulans).

  • Hot Rod - Cybertronian Muscle Car (Leader)
    • Firebolt
    • Sparks (Marvel US only)
  • Kup - Cybertronian Pickup
    • Recoil
  • Blurr - Cybertronian hovercar
    • Haywire
  • Crosshairs - Cybertronian ATV
    • Pinpointer
  • Pointblank - Cybertronian sports car
    • Peacemaker
  • Sureshot - Cybertronian Dune Buggy
    • Spoilsport
Double Targetmasters

IDW Comics exclusives

Omnibots

Deluxe Vehicles

Sparkabots

  • Sizzle - Funny Car
  • Fizzle - Dune Buggy
  • Guzzle - Tank

Monsterbots

Triggerbots

Jump-starters

Powermasters

Powermasters (Godmasters in Japan) are figures whose engines transformed into smaller figures (Nebulans) that, when combined with the host, allowed the figure to transform.

Powermaster Mercenary

  • Doubledealer - Missile Transport (Figure also transforms into Decepticon Falcon, his allegiance was controlled by which partner was merged with him.)
    • Knok (Autobot partner)
    • Scar (Decepticon partner)

Pretenders

Pretenders are Transformers who had an inner robot secluded behind a protective outer shell.

  • Cloudburst - Futuristic Jet
  • Groundbreaker - Futuristic Car
  • Landmine - Futuristic ATV
  • Sky High - Futuristic Helicopter (There are two G1 figures named Sky High, this one and a Micromaster jet released two years later.)
  • Splashdown - Futuristic Jet Ski
  • Waverider - Futuristic Submarine
  • Doubleheader - Dual-Nosed Aircraft
  • Longtooth - Amphibious Car
  • Pincher - Scorpion

Pretender Beasts

  • Catilla - Tiger
  • Chainclaw - Bear

Pretender Vehicle

  • Gunrunner - Futuristic Jet

Pretender Classics

Mega Pretenders

  • Crossblades - Helicopter / Dragster
  • Vroom - Motorcycle / Rocket Car

Ultra Pretenders

  • Skyhammer - Cybertronian Car / Jet

Micromasters

  • Battle Patrol
    • Flak - Missile Tank
    • Sidetrack - Dual-Barrel Tank
    • Sunrunner - Gunship
    • Big Shot - Artillery Tank
  • Off Road Patrol
    • Mudslinger - Monster Truck
    • Tote - Van
    • Powertrain - Truck Cab
    • Highjump - Camper Truck
  • Monster Truck Patrol
    • Big Hauler - Green Truck
    • Slowpoke - Old-Style Tow Truck
    • Heavy Tread - Tractor
    • Hydraulic - Blue Truck
  • Construction Patrol
    • Crumble - Crane
    • Neutro - Bulldozer
    • Takedown - Cement Mixer
    • Groundpounder - Payloader

Micromaster Bases

  • Groundshaker - Stealth Jet
    • Base - Armored Car
  • Micromaster Autobot Rocket Base
    • Countdown - Lunar Rover
      • Base - Rocket Base
  • Micromaster Stations
    • Hot House - A-10 Thunderbolt
      • Base - Fire Station
    • Ironworks - Truck
      • Base - Construction Station

Micromaster Transports

  • Erector - Crane / Assault Base
  • Overload - Car Carrier / Jet

Micromaster Combiners

  • Astro Squad
    • Heave & Barrage - Lunar Vehicle
    • Missile Master & Moonrock - Mobile Rocket Launcher
    • Phaser & Blast Master - Space Shuttle
  • Metro Squad
    • Powerrun & Strikedown - Hovercraft
    • Roadburner & Wheelblaze - Fire Engine
    • Oiler & Slide - Tank Truck
  • Micromaster Combiner Transports
    • Retro & Surge - Utility Truck
      • Base - Missile Launcher Trailer
    • Pipeline & Gusher - Construction Truck
      • Base - Tank Trailer
  • Micromaster Combiner Autobot Battlefield Headquarters
    • Overflow & Full-Barrel - Tractor Trailer

Action Masters

Action Masters are fully posable figurines which could not Transform, however they came with accessories which transformed into weapons and animals.

  • Jackpot
    • Sights - Falcon / Cannon
  • Kick-Off
    • Equipment - Turbopack / Flamethrower
  • Mainframe
    • Push-Button - Drone Robot / Rifle
  • Powerflash (European Exclusive)
    • Road Rocket - Tank / Battle Helmet
  • Rad
    • Lionizer - Lion / Blast Gun
  • Rollout
    • Glitch - Drone Robot / Rocket Launcher
  • Skyfall
    • Top-Heavy - Rhino / Machine Gun

Action Master Autobot Vehicle

  • Sprocket
    • Attack Cruiser - Jeep / Helicopter

Action Master Action Blaster Vehicle

  • Over-Run
    • Attack Copter - Helicopter / Defense Base

Action Master Exo-Suit Vehicle

  • Circuit (recolor of Decepticon Axer, European Exclusive)
    • Exo-Suit Vehicle - Super Sonic F-1 Racing Car / Battle Suit

Action Master Motorized Exo-Suit Vehicle

  • Rumbler (European Exclusive)
    • Exo-Suit Vehicle - 4WD All Terrain Vehicle / Battle Suit

Action Master Elite

  • Windmill - Helicopter

Action Master Classics

  • Blaster
    • Equipment - Flight-Pack / Gun
  • Bumblebee
    • Equipment - Heli-Pack / Gun
  • Grimlock
    • Equipment - Tank / Anti-tank Cannon
  • Inferno
    • Equipment - Hydro-Pack / Gun
  • Jazz
    • Equipment - Turbo Board / Gun
  • Sideswipe (European Exclusive)
    • Basher - Tank / Head Gear
  • Snarl
    • Tyrannitron - Dinosaur / Gun
  • Tracks (European Exclusive)
    • Vanguard - Tank / Head Gear

Action Master Autobot Attack Vehicle

  • Optimus Prime
    • Armored Convoy - Trailer Truck / Aircraft / Battle Station

Action Master Action Blaster Vehicle

  • Prowl
    • Turbo Cycle - Motorcycle / Battle Station

Action Master Autobot Vehicle

  • Wheeljack
    • Turbo Racer - Race Car / Fighter Jet

Action Master Elite

European Exclusives

Turbomasters

  • Thunder Clash - Tractor Trailer
  • Boss - Stock Car
  • Flash - Sports Car
  • Hurricane - GT Racer
  • Rotorstorm - Bell AH-1 Cobra
  • Scorch - Compact SUV

Generation One (Japan)

Headmasters

Trainbots / Raiden

  • Getsuei - Blue Locomotive
  • Kaen - Red Locomotive
  • Seizan - Yellow Locomotive
  • Shouki - Blue/White Bullet Train (Leader)
  • Suiken - Green Locomotive
  • Yukikaze - Green/White Bullet Train

Mini-Cassettes

Headmaster Warriors

These are Japanese exclusive Headmasters who transformed into bodiless heads.

  • Kirk - Red / Grey Robot
  • Lione - Orange Lion
  • Loafer - Red / Dark Blue Robot
  • Rodney - Yellow / Blue Robot
  • Shuffler - Grey / Purple Rhino
  • Trizer - Black / Purple Panther

Other

  • Twincast - Boom Box (recolor of Blaster)
  • Artfire - Fire Engine (Targetmaster recolor of Inferno)
  • Ricochet (Stepper) - (Targetmaster recolor of Jazz)
    • Nightstick

Masterforce

Godmasters

  • Ginrai - Tractor Trailer (Leader)
    19 year-old truck driver from Nagano, Japan.
    • Godbomber - Assault Trailer (Sold as "Apex Bomber" in United States)
  • Lightfoot - Sports Car
  • Ranger - Dune Buggy
  • Road King - F-1 Racer

Masterforce Warriors

These are repaint Godmasters who transformed into bodiless engines.

  • Aquastar
  • Bullet
  • Zetca

Headmaster Juniors

Pretenders

Sixchanger

  • Sixknight - Drill Tank, Jet, Puma, Assault Gun, Sea Skimmer

Pretender Headmaster

Sparkabots

Did not appear in anime.

  • Hardspark - Tank
  • Hotspark - Dune Buggy
  • Wildspark - Funny Car

Victory

Brainmasters

Brainmasters are robots who came with smaller figures who, when combined, formed the host's face.

Multiforce / Landcross

The Multiforce are Autobots who could split into two separate halves, each half could combine with each other to form a new robot.

  • Wing - Jet
  • Waver - Sea Skimmer
  • Dash - Car
  • Tacker - Military Halftrack
  • Mach - Space Shuttle
  • Tackle - Truck

Other

  • Galaxy Shuttle - Space Shuttle
  • Greatshot - Jet, Horned Beast, Armored Car, Tank, Assault Gun (figure was a retooling of Decepticon Sixshot)

Zone

Powered Masters / Big Powered

The three Powered Masters combined into a super vehicle.

  • Dai Atlas - Drill Tank / Jet / Base
    • Speeder - Futuristic Car
  • Sonic Bomber - Jet / Base
  • Road Fire - Tank / Base
    • Drill Buster - Drill Tank

Battle Stars

  • Star Convoy - Tractor Trailer / Base
  • Sky Garry - Spacecraft / Base
    • Shotbomber - Hovercar
  • Grandus - Aircraft Carrier / Base
    • Spinner - Futuristic Car

Operation: Combination

  • Sixbuilder
    • Crush-Bull - Bulldozer
    • Digger - Steam Shovel
    • Gran Arm - Payloader
    • Ironlift - Crane
    • Mixing - Cement Mixer
    • Treader - Dump Truck
  • Sixturbo
    • Circuit - F-1 Racer
    • Discharge - Fire Engine
    • Glide - Police Motorcycle
    • Neo-Wheel - Lamborghini Diablo
    • Road Police - Acura NSX Police Car
    • Sireen - Ambulance

Transformers: Generation 2

Commander

Combat Hero

Autobot Cars

Minibots

Dinobots

Gestalt Teams

Go-Bots

Rotor Force

Laser Rods

  • Optimus Prime - Mid 1990s Western Star 4964EX Truck with Tank Trailer
  • Electro - Gold Pickup
  • Volt - Red Hot Rod

Laser Cycles

Cyberjets

See also List of Decepticons#Cyberjets

Axelerators

Released in 1993, window color and name variations in European releases.

Power Masters

Not to be confused with G1 Powermasters, these figures had a wind-up wheel gimmick.

European Exclusives

Aquaspeeders

  • Aquafend - Dune Buggy
  • Deluge - Rocket Car (released in the U.S. as Drench)
  • Jetstorm - Stock Car (released in the U.S. as GoBots)
  • Speedstream - F-1 Racer

Lightformers

Obliterators

  • Pyro - Futuristic Fire Truck

Robots in Disguise

Commanders / Omega Prime

Autobot Bros.

Team Bullet Train / Rail Racer

Spy Changers

Original Team

Later Additions

Build Team / Landfill

Headmaster

  • Fortress Maximus - City / Super dreadnought-Class Battleship Maximus
    • Cerebros - Fort Max's head

Unicron Trilogy

Transformers: Armada

Transformers: Energon

Powerlinx Autobots

Omnicons

Transformers: Cybertron

Cybertron Autobots

  • Optimus Prime - Modified Fire Truck
    • Optimus Prime and Leobreaker combine into Optimus Prime Savage Claw Mode.
    • Optimus Prime and Wing Saber combine into Optimus Prime Sonic Wing Mode.
  • Jetfire - Modified Antonov An-225 Transport Jet
  • Landmine - Front-end Loader

Cybertron Defense Team

Velocitron (Speed Planet) Autobots

  • Override - Velocitronian race car
  • Brakedown - Velocitronian F-1 Drag Racer
  • Clocker - Velocitronian Convertible race car
  • Dirtboss - Velocitronian Monster Truck

Animatros (Jungle Planet) Autobots

Earth Autobots

Gigantion (Giant Planet) Autobots

Original Transformers

At the end of the series, many of the Decepticons either defected to the Autobots or allied with them to stop Megatron and seal the black hole.

Alternators / Binaltech

Timelines

  • Landshark - Part of the Wings of Honor Botcon exclusive set in 2009.

Classics / Universe (2008)

Transformers Animated

Main Characters

  • Optimus Prime - Cybertronian Truck / Fire Truck
  • Bumblebee - Cybertronian F1 race car /Daihatshu Sirion Combat Police Detective Car
  • Bulkhead - Cybertronian bulldozer / SWAT Assault Truck
  • Prowl - Cybertronian Hoverbike / Police Motorcycle
  • Ratchet - Cybertronian medical transport / Ambulance

Dinobots

Elite Guard

The Twins / Safeguard

Cybertron-Based Autobots

  • Cliffjumper - Cybertronian Car
  • Wheeljack - Cybertronian Sports car
  • Perceptor - Cybertronian Microscope
  • Yoketron - Cybertronian race car (Cyber-Ninja master)
  • Alpha Trion - member of Autobot council alt-mode not revealed

Team Athena

Other

  • Arcee - Cybertronian Sports Car
  • Wreck-Gar - Garbage Truck
  • Wasp - repaint of Bumblebee and different head

Omega Sentinels

The Omega Sentinels were a mass-produced line of weapons of mass destruction sharing the same body-shape, created as part of "Project Omega". Each of the Omega Sentinels are named after the letters in the Greek alphabet. Omega S.P.R.E.E.M. (Strike Prototype; Rapid Engagement & Elimination Module) was the best known of the small-scale prototype Omega Sentinels that preceded Omega Supreme.[3]

  • Alpha Supreme - Axalon (Primal Major's ship)
  • Beta Supreme - Battlestar (Big Bang Prime's ship)
  • Gamma Supreme - Gung Ho (Longrack Major's ship)
  • Delta Supreme - Darkstar (Silverbolt Major's ship)
  • Epsilon Supreme - Eclipse (Scattershot Major's ship)
  • Zeta Supreme - Xantium (Impactor Major's ship)
  • Eta Supreme - Hyperion (Hot Spot Major's ship)
  • Theta Supreme - Tsunami (Railspike Major's ship)
  • Iota Supreme - Iron Hope (Wedge Major's ship)
  • Kappa Supreme - Chromia X (Override Prime's ship)
  • Sigma Supreme - Steelhaven (Ultra Magnus' ship)
  • Omega Supreme - Orion (Autobot's ship)

Live Action Films

Transformers

Comic-only characters

Video-game Autobots

Toyline Autobots

Wizards of the Coast

Real Gear Autobots

  • Longview - Binoculars
  • Spy Shot 6 - Camera
  • Speed Dial 800 - Cell Phone
  • High Score 100 - Video Game Controller
  • Night Beat 7 - MP3 Player (Booster X10 repaint)
  • Highline - Cell Phone (Speed Dial 800 repaint)
  • Hacker X-3 - Handheld Video Game System (Power Up VT6 repaint)
  • Farsight T-20 - Binoculars (Longview repaint)

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Dynasty of Primes / Prime Leaders

Autobots

Female Autobots

The Twins

Seeker

  • Jetfire - Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird strategic reconnaissance aircraft

Toyline Autobots

  • Armorhide - Armored Buggy
  • Depth Charge - Gunship
  • Blazemaster - News Helicopter
  • Blowpipe - Chevrolet Silverado (Dropkick repaint)
  • Brawn - Hummer HX Concept
  • Dune Runner - S7 Desert Patrol Buggy
  • Gears - SUV (Stockade repaint)
  • Hoist - GMC Tow Truck (Longarm repaint)
  • Knock Out - Motorcycle
  • Nightbeat - Futuristic Car (Dead End repaint)
  • Rollbar - Delivery Van
  • Scattorshot - Armored Truck
  • Smokescreen - Pontiac Solstice (Jazz repaint)
  • Stratosphere - Antonov An-225
  • Swerve - Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (Sideswipe repaint)
  • Whirl - MH-53 Pave Low Helicopter (Evac repaint)

Hunt for the Decepticons toyline

  • Bumblebee
  • Optimus Prime
  • Ratchet
  • Ironhide
  • Skids
  • Mudflap
  • Sideswipe
  • Jolt
  • Sea Spray - Hovercraft
  • Night Ops Ratchet
  • Flak
  • Backfire
  • Hubcap - Classic Car
  • Rollbar - (Dune Runner repaint)
  • Breacher - Armored Personnel Carrier
  • Firetrap (redeco of Scattorshot) - Snowplow
  • Grappel - Crane
  • Highbrow - Cybertronian Aircraft
  • Tomahawk - Eurocopter Tiger

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Dynasty of Primes / Prime Leaders

Autobots

The Wreckers

The Twins

  • Skids (cameo) - Black/Green Chevrolet Spark (full appearance in novel and comic)
  • Mudflap (cameo) - Black/Orange Chevrolet Spark (full appearance in novel and comic)

Toyline Autobots

  • Skyhammer - Military Helicopter
  • Jolt - Chevrolet Volt
  • Arcee - Ducati 848 superbike
  • Powerglide - A-10 Thunderbolt II attack plane
  • Steeljaw - Mechanical dog
  • Backfire - All-Terrain Vehicle
  • Sandstorm - Jeep
  • Thunderhead - Cybertronian spider tank
  • Whirl - Attack Chopper
  • Tailpipe - Motorcycle
    • Pinpointer - Black Box
  • Comettor - (Landmine repaint)
  • Roller - Moon buggy
  • Air Raid - F-35 Lightning II / AEW&C Boeing E-767

Video-Game Autobots

Comics

Transformers: Prime

Primes / Prime Leaders

Team Prime

Wreckers

Autobots

Aerialbots

Protectobots

  • Defensor

Velocitronian Autobots

Junkions

Dinobots

War for Cybertron/Fall of Cybertron

Transformers: Rescue Bots

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