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Ransack is the name of several characters in the Transformers Universes. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Transformers series. ...


Transformers - Generation One (1985)

In the original Transformers toyline, Ransack was a Decepticon, one of the Deluxe Insecticons. This character did not appear in the cartoon series. Various Transformers toys. ... The Decepticons (known as Destrons or on occasion Deathtrons in Japan or Distructor in Italy) are the enemies of the Autobots, and the villains in the fictional universe of the Transformers toyline and related spin-off comics and cartoons. ... Insecticons is the name given to a sub-group of fictional characters in the Transformers Universes. ...

Unconcerned about safety of innocents... will level an entire town to hunt down an enemy. A tough-talking, straight-to-the-point Insecticon, always looking forward to the next battle. In insect Mode, leaps 200 feet at insect size, 1.5 miles normal size. Rear legs can shatter foot-thick steel; their vibrations from rubbing can crumble a brick wall. Antennae shoot 80kV electricity. Carries concussion blaster gun in robot Mode.

Generation Two (1994)

In the relaunch/continuation of the original series, there was a different Decepticon character of the same name. This Ransack transformed into an airplane and was part of the Rotor Force.

This smooth talking eye-in-the-sky spy plane is known for providing fellow Decepticons with air attack strategies after returning from recon patrols over Autobot base camps. He's also a high-tech robot who will fight with a vengeance if shot down behind enemy lines. In airplane Mode, he's equipped with a magnetic field generator for stealth attack capabilities. Rocket power propeller attacks enemies during dogfights.

Transformers: Armada

Ransack is the name of a Mini-Con, a member of the Adventure Team who transforms into an off-road vehicle. Mini-Cons are a human-sized race of power-enhancing transforming robots in the Transformers: Armada universe and its sequels, one of the assorted universes in Transformers fiction. ...

They are a unique team of Mini-Cons with the ability to combine forces and battle on any terrain. Sand, ice, and mud are no match for this rugged team, and not even the most dangerous weather can hold it back. They are the first line of defense in difficult battle conditions, and the Autobots will fight to the end to keep them out of the hands of Megatron.

Transformers: Universe

Ransack is the name of a Decepticon who was sold with the Autobot Smokescreen in a "Battle in a Box" versus set. This Ransack, a recolor of Armada Hoist transforms into a construction vehicle and is partnered with the Mini-Con Refute. The Autobots (also known as Cybertrons in Japan) are the heroes in the Transformers toyline and related spin-off comics and cartoons. ... Smokescreen is the name of several characters in the Transformers toyline and Universes. ... Hoist serves as a repairman for the Autobots in the fictional Transformers Universes. ...

Oddly enough the original Generation One Ransack made a brief cameo as one of the captives of Unicron in the Transformers: Universe comic book. How this related to the Universe Ransack toy is unknown, but it's possible Unicron rebuilt the Insecticon into his new form.

Transformers: Cybertron

Ransack and his "partner in crime" Crumplezone are Transformers who live on Velocitron, the Speed Planet. They initially became Decepitcons after Megatron encountered them and ordered that they be his guides to the unfamiliar world. This Ransack transforms into a motorcycle. He is known as Gasket in Japan. Ransack is voice by Louis Chirillo. Gasket is voiced by Hiroaki Hirata. Crumplezone is a character in the Transformers series. ... Override and Velocitron Velocitron (known as Speedia in Galaxy Force and Speed Planet in promotional materials) is a fictional planet featured in Transformers: Cybertron and is the location of one of four ancient Transformer colonies that lost contact with the home world of Cybertron long ago, along with Earth, Jungle... Megatron is the leader of the Decepticons in fictional Transformers Universes. ... Hiroaki Hirata (平田 広明 Hirata Hiroaki, born August 7, 1963) is a seiyu who was born in Tokyo. ...

Skittish and suspicious, Ransack is a loudmouth bully, always ready to intimidate others into giving him what he wants, but only when his big partner Crumplezone is around. With the energy of the Speed Planet flowing through his circuitry, everything about him is fast - sometimes too fast. Unable to stop thinking or moving, his hyperactive mind tends to draw connections between unconnected things, and he sees conspiracy everywhere.

After realising that Galvatron (Master Galvatron in Galaxy Force) had no intentions of helping his minions escape the Black Hole disaster in the first place, Ransack and the remaining Decepticons abandoned their allegiance to Galvatron and considered themselves free. He assisted the Autobots to prevent Jungle Planet (Animatros in Galaxy Force) from colliding with Cybertron (Seibertron in Galaxy Force). Galvatron is the name of several fictional and visually cognate characters from the various Transformers Universes, most often the evolution of a universes Megatron. ...

After Galvatron's death, Ransack was also seen back on Velocitron, where he and Dark Crumplezone lost a race. In the ending, Ransack formed a team with Dark Crumplezone and Thunderblast (Chromia in Galaxy Force), declaring themselves as the new Decepticon army. Thunderblast is the name of two fictional characters, both of them from the Transformers Cybertron series. ...

Ransack GT

Later in May 2006 the Transformers toyline there will be a yellow, black, & green Ransack named Ransack GT. Ransack GT will also have a yellow Decepticon logo on his chestplate. The Decepticons (known as Destrons or on occasion Deathtrons in Japan or Distructor in Italy) are the enemies of the Autobots, and the villains in the fictional universe of the Transformers toyline and related spin-off comics and cartoons. ...

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ransack: Definition, Synonyms and Much More from Answers.com (2029 words)
Ransack is the name of several fictional characters in the universe of the Transformers toyline, featuring robots that transform into vehicles or animals.
Ransack is a Transformer native to the planet Velocitron (Speedia).
Ransack and Crumplezone were contacted by Megatron and were told to keep on eye on things, so they too decided to enter the race, either to win the cup, or at least cause as much damage as they could to the other racers.
Ransack - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1383 words)
Ransack is the name of several fictional characters in the universe of the Transformers toyline.
Ransack and Crumplezone were recruited by Megatron when he first arrived on Velocitron.
Howver this nearly proved their undoing when Starscream betrayed Megatron and sealed him, Ransack, Thundercracker and Mudflap in a steel globe, eventually freed by Scourge Ransack would be involved in many of the battles against both the Autobots and Starscream's army of ancient Decepticons.
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