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Encyclopedia > Maximal (Transformers)

Maximals are a faction in the Transformers toyline by Hasbro and the accompanying animated television series Beast Wars. They respect all life and follow a path of peace before war. They follow the tenets of the Pax Cybertronia. The Maximals are opposed by the Predacons. The Maximals are descendants of the Autobots. Various Transformers toys Transformers is the name of a line of toys produced by Hasbro from 1984 onwards, and also of a number of spin-offs based on the toys including a Marvel Comics series, an animated television series that began airing on 1984 (Transformers series) and a feature-length... Hasbro (NYSE: HAS) is an American toy and game company. ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pax Cybertronia, or The Peace of Cybertron, is from the timeline of the Transformers Animated television series. ... This article is about the evil factions of Beast Wars and Transformers: Robots in Disguise known as Predacons and the Armada character of the same name. ... The Autobots are the protagonists in the Transformers Universe, a collection of various toys, graphic novels, paperback books, cartoons and movies first introduced in 1984. ...


The Maximals and Predacons are much smaller than their Autobot and Decepticon ancestors, standing at roughly human size, rather than twenty or more feet tall. The storyline reason for the change in size was that their smaller forms were more energy-efficient.

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Beast Wars/Beast Machines Maximals

Maximals were first introduced as the crew of the starship, Axalon (led by Optimus Primal), pursued the Predacons (led by Megatron) to planet Energois (which would later be revealed to be Prehistoric Earth). To survive the unrefined and unstable energon-ridden environment, the Maximals scanned some of the planet's indigenous animals to gather the information needed to create protective, alternative beast modes. Upon returning to Cybertron at the end of the Beast Wars, the Maximal survivors of the war gained new technorganic forms to combat the debilitating effects of Megatron's anti-transformation virus. Beast Wars The Axalon (foreground) and Darkside (background) before crashing on prehistoric Earth. ... Optimus Primal (Convoy, later Beast Convoy to differentiate him from the original Convoy, Blackjack in some European markets) is a fictional character from the Transformers toyline, and the leader of the Maximal forces and the main protagonist in the Beast Wars television series. ... The Predacons are one of the many factions in the fictional Transformers Universes. ... Megatron is a fictional character, and the main antagonist, from the Beast Wars and Beast Machines animated series and toy lines, part of the Transformers multiverse. ... Energon is the primary source of power for the Transformers. ... Cybertron from the original cartoon series Cybertron is the home world of the Autobots and Decepticons in the assorted stories in the fictional Transformers universes. ...


Other Beast Wars/Beast Machines Maximals

Many Maximals were not included in the North American TV series, however some of them appeared alongside other Maximals in the Japanese series Beast Wars Second and Beast Wars Neo. The survivors of the Beast Wars in the North American series went on to be showcased in Beast Machines. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Beast Wars Neo is the 1999 Japanese Transformers television animated series and toyline and is a direct sequel to Beast Wars II. Both animated series were created because of the time taken to dub and air new seasons of Beast Wars in Japan. ... Beast Machines is an animated television series produced by Mainframe Entertainment that was a direct sequel to Beast Wars and is a television series to take place within the continuity of the original Transformers series. ...


Beast Wars Second Maximals

These Maximals were referred to as Cybertrons (the same title used for "Autobots" within Japan) in the Japanese series. Led by Lio Convoy, the Cybertrons pursued the Destrons (led by Galvatron) to Planet Gaia, resulting in their ship crash-landing on the planet's surface. To survive the planet's corrosive atmosphere, the Cybertrons scanned some of the planet's indigenous animals to gather the information needed to create protective, alternative beast modes. Most toys from this line are recolors and/or remolds in Japan, with few exclusives. The Cybertrons are the hero robots in every Japanese Transformers series, whether they are called Autobots or Maximals in the English language versions produced by Hasbro. ... Lio Convoy (a. ... This is a partner page to Transformers Universes, listing the various comic and television series and specials that the Transformer toyline has spawned since its creation in 1984. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Cybertrons are the hero robots in every Japanese Transformers series, whether they are called Autobots or Maximals in the English language versions produced by Hasbro. ...


Beast Wars Neo Maximals

These Maximals were referred to as Cybertrons in the Japanese series. Big Convoy is assigned as mentor to a team of cadets as they travel the universe to gather all the Anglomois Capsules before the Destrongers led by Magmatron do. Most toys from this line are exclusive to Japan, with a few recolors and/or remolds. The Autobots are the protagonists in the Transformers Universe, a collection of various toys, graphic novels, paperback books, cartoons and movies first introduced in 1984. ... // In the Japanese television series Beast Wars Neo, Big Convoy (also known as Magna Prime) is the name of the leader of the Cybertrons. ... Amogolois energy is a power source in the Transformers Fictional Universe. ... The Decepticons (also known as Destrons in Japan) are the enemies of the Autobots, and the villains in the Transformers toyline and related spin-off comics and cartoons. ... Beast Wars Magmatron vs. ...


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Manic Ramblings: Maximal No More et al (1883 words)
Manic Ramblings and Delirious Ranting re: "Maximal, No More", "Other Visits", and Dinobot 1/24/99 The general consensus on the newsgroup seems to be that these three episodes represent the low point of Beast Wars' second season.
Dinobot has always been a rouge element among the Maximals, and in the preceding episodes he has been acting behind the backs of his allies, breaking into the Pred base, stealing both of the golden disks, and secreting one of them away.
The obvious answer is that he understands the significance of the jamming tower, which later kept the Maximals from communicating with Tigatron and Airazor till it was too late.
Leo Prime - Teletraan-1: The Transformers Wiki - A Wikia wiki (953 words)
Leo Prime is a Maximal in the Beast Era portion of the Generation 1 continuity family.
Leo Prime and his crew of Maximals chased Galvatron to the distant planet Gaia where Leo Prime was seperated from the rest of his troops while protecting Apache from a Predacon attack.
All of Leo Prime's Maximal troops who were trapped inside the wormhole with him were eventually released and joined in the restoration of their homeworld.
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