Waverider (Transformers)

Waverider is an Autobot Pretender in the Transformers toyline.

Transformers: Generation 1

Transformers character
name =Waverider
japanname =

caption =Waverider/Diver toy
affiliation =Autobot
subgroup =Pretenders
rank =6
function =Naval Warfare
partner =
motto ="Freedom for all starts with freedom of navigation."
alternatemodes =Cybertronian Watercraft
series =
voiceby =
Waverider is billed as a furious fighter and formidable adversary in battle. He prefers exploring the ocean bottom for buried treasure over warfare. Waverider likes the advantages of being a Pretender as it gives him a sort of out-of-body experience.

Waverider transforms into a sea skimmer capable of diving to a depth of 25,000 feet. Besides his shell he carries an energy-spear gun as well as a thermal broad-axe for combat.

Marvel Comics

Although not seen or mentioned directly, Waverider was among the Autobots who joined Fortress Maximus in leaving Cybertron for the planet Nebulos (Transformers: Headmasters #1). When there, he fought against the Decepticons on many occasions. Followed to Nebulos by the Decepticons under Scorponok, Fortress Maximus's band left Nebulos for the planet Earth (Transformers: Headmasters #4).

When Brainstorm needed subjects to duplicate the Decepticon Pretender experiment, Waverider and five other Autobots volunteered and became the Autobot Pretenders. They fought the Decepticon Pretenders with the help of Optimus Prime and Goldbug (Transformers #40).

Waverider's last appearance in the Marvel Transformers comics was in issue 75, where he was destroyed by Unicron's optic blast.

Dreamwave Productions

Waverider did not appear in any fiction from Dreamwave Productions, but did get a one page biography in their "More Than Meets The Eye" series.

IDW Publishing

Cloudburst, Groundbreaker, Landmine and Waverider appear in "Spotlight: Hardhead" investigating the Benzuli Expanse and reporting to Jetfire.

Fun Publications

Waverider or Diver appeared among the various characters on Transtech Cybertron in the "Transcendent Part 4" by Fun Publications.


*Generation 1 Waverider (1988):This toy was identical to the toy of Diver in Japan. [ [http://www.seibertron.com/database/character.php?view=&char_id=230 Waverider (Autobot Pretenders, Transformers G1) ] ]


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