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Encyclopedia > Micromasters

Micromasters is a Transformers subline composed of small figures that came packaged in groups and with bases that interacted with the figures. Various Transformers toys. ...

Autobot Micromaster leader Countdown.
Autobot Micromaster leader Countdown.

In the fiction, the Micromasters were created by the Transformers in response to growing power needs; It was costly and inefficient to continue to create or repair existing Transformers in large bodies. Utilizing technology gained from the Nebulon "master" process, a smaller, more efficient form was constructed. Until this time, small Transformers were limited in intelligence or ability in some way, such as the cassette robots needing a symbiotic relationship with Blaster or Soundwave. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... A Transformer is a fictional robot that is able to transform, rearranging itself into a common and innocuous form, such as a car, aircraft, or animal. ... Nebulon, also known as Nebulos, is a planet in the fictional Transformers Universes. ... A standard audio cassette Cassette may refer to: A small cartridge of some form. ... Blaster (Broadcast in Japan, Tempo in France, Radiorobot in Italy) is the communications center of the Autobots in the Transformers television and comic series based on the popular toy line produced by Takara and Hasbro. ... Soundwave is the name of three fictional characters from the Transformers universes. ...


Some Transformers chose to do away with their old bodies and become smaller; The majority of those who remained looked down on the smaller Micromasters. Due to their young age, at the time of the Great War no Micromasters had officer status in either the Autobot or Decepticon army. By the time of the discovery of Zone Energy, Micromasters were beginning to move up the ranks. This foreshadows the smaller, more energy efficient bodies of the Maximals and Predacons in the Beast Wars TV show in comparison with the much larger bodies of the Generation One Transformers. 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 Decepticons (known as Destrons or on occasion Deathtrons in Japan) are the enemies of the Autobots, and the villains in the fictional universe of the Transformers toyline and related spin-off comics and cartoons. ... In the Japanese continuity of the Generation One Transformers fictional universe, Zone Energy (also known as Zodiac Energy) is an almost mystical power source of which little is known. ... Maximals are a faction in the Transformers toyline by Hasbro and the accompanying animated television series Beast Wars. ... This article is about the use of the Predacons as the evil faction of Beast Wars and Transformers: Robots in Disguise. ... Beast Wars TV series logo. ...


List of Micromasters

Patrols consist of four different Micromasters, each transforming into a vehicle. Patrols are specifically themed.

  • Autobots: Race Car Patrol, Off Road Patrol, Rescue Patrol, Battle Patrol (Big Shot), Air Patrol {Blaze Master), Construction Patrol (Crumble), Hot Rod Patrol, Monster Truck Patrol (Big Hauler).
  • Decepticons: Air Strike Patrol, Sports Car Patrol (Blackjack, Detour), Military Patrol (Bombshock), Race Track Patrol (Barricade).

Transports transform into vehicles and can transport gun emplacements, maintenance equipment, or other Micromasters. The Air Strike Patrol are a team of four Decepticon Micromasters in the Transformers universes. ... Barricade is the name of several fictional Transformers characters. ...

  • Autobots: Overload, Erector.
  • Decepticons: Flattop, Roughstuff.

Battle stations are buildings that transform into maintenance stations or military outposts. // Generation One Overload was the name of an Autobot Micromaster who turned into a semi-truck. ...

  • Autobots: Ironworks, Hot House.
  • Decepticons: Greasepit, Airwave.

Bases convert from vehicles to combat bases.

  • Autobots: Groundshaker.
  • Decepticons: Skyhopper.

Headquarters convert from vehicles to Micromaster headquarters.

  • Autobots: Countdown.
  • Decepticons: Skystalker.

Combiner Squads consists of three vehicles, each of which can transform into two separate Micromasters. Combiner Squads are specifically themed.

  • Autobots: Metro Squad, Astro Squad (Barrage, Blast Master).
  • Decepticons: Constructor Squad, Battle Squad.
Transformers: Universe Micromaster Air Raid.
Transformers: Universe Micromaster Air Raid.

Combiner transports transform into vehicles and can transport gun emplacements or maintenance equipment. Each includes two separate Micromasters. Barrage is the name of several characters in the Transformers universes. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 366 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (525 × 860 pixel, file size: 49 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Transformers: Universe Micromaster Air Raid toy made by Hasbro and picture taken from the collection of Mathew R. Ignash. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 366 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (525 × 860 pixel, file size: 49 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Transformers: Universe Micromaster Air Raid toy made by Hasbro and picture taken from the collection of Mathew R. Ignash. ...

  • Autobots: Tanker truck, Missile transport.
  • Decepticons: Cannon transport (Cement-Head).

Combiner headquarters convert from vehicles to Micromaster headquarters. Each includes two separate Micromasters.

  • Autobots: Trailer truck.
  • Decepticons: Anti-aircraft base (Blackout).

Blackout is the name of four different fictional characters in the Transformers universes. ...

Dreamwave Productions

In Dreamwave Productions' reimagining of the Generation One universe a four issue mini-series titled Micromasters was published, which expanded the background of the Micromasters. Here, they were originally Autobots who experimented on themselves to create smaller, more fuel efficient bodies. Seeing the possiblities this could lead to both Autobots and Decepticons would hold a truce to create more Micromasters, even going as far to create a small city and training school for them (with both Ultra Magnus and Shockwave teaching). However, both sides began to covertly recruit among the Micromasters splitting them into Autobot and Decepticon factions. Dreamwave Productions is a Canadian art design studio and comic book publisher, best known for their multiple Transformers comic book series. ... Ultra Magnus is the name of several fictional characters from the various Transformers universes. ... Shockwave (Laserwave in Japan) is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes, usually belonging to the Decepticons. ...


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NEWSARAMA - TRANSFORMERS @ 20 IV: MICROMASTERS (2675 words)
Micromasters, Dreamwave’s four-issue limited series by writers Adam Patyk and Brad Mick with art by Rob Ruffs, introduces a special type of Transformers: a group of robots slightly smaller than your average Transformers.
According to co-writer Patyk, the Micromasters are the youth of the Transformers universe.
The problem is that since most of the Micromasters are young and newly created, they start going through a natural cycle of rebellion and wondering why they’re struggling on behalf of the people that have doomed them to constantly fight for their lives.
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