Top 10 Best Decepticons in the Transformers Franchise

The Top Ten
1 Megatron Megatron is a character from the Transformers franchise, created by Hasbro in 1984, based on a toy design by Takara.

Not even a debate. Megatron is the Decepticons.

The same as The Fallen, a leader and a guy who killed Optimus Prime in two movies.

2 Starscream Starscream is a fictional character in the Transformers franchise. He is one of the most frequently occurring characters in the Transformers fictional work, appearing in almost all versions of the story.

He helped the Decepticons win. However, he was killed by Sam. He should fly and kill Sam and the Autobots because most Autobots cannot fly! He is also cooler than the other Decepticons.

A jet who sometimes betrays Megatron but is still a cool Transformer.

3 Soundwave Soundwave is the name of a fictional character appearing in various Transformers franchises. His most famous transformation is that of a microcassette recorder.

I love Soundwave. Even though I was born when the show ended, my dad did a great impression that made me love him. Without Soundwave, the Decepticons wouldn't have gotten crucial info. Anyway, my vote goes to Soundwave.

Soundwave is just badass, no matter the incarnation. He almost killed Wheeljack with a minor injury, defeated Arachnid in 10 seconds, and his loyalty to Megatron is awesome. He is both terrifying and awesome.

Soundwave is the best Decepticon because he can beat up any Decepticon's butt, including Starscream. Starscream is a coward. Soundwave is loyal, smart, and super strong. He is not to be messed with. He is definitely superior.

4 Shockwave Shockwave is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers franchise. Throughout his incarnations, he is usually distinguished by a laser cannon instead of one of his hands and his distinctive face, which is featureless save for a single robotic eye.

His battle in Dark of the Moon was great. Every appearance in it made me think, "He is a force to be reckoned with. More so than even Soundwave." Cold and calculating, he not only packs the brain but the brawn and the guns. Soundwave packs brains.

Turns into a space-y blaster and seizes control of the Decepticons in several continuities. Need I say more?

This guy screams evil! He probably could take out Megatron!

5 Blackout

A helicopter who killed humans because of his cool guns.

Scorponok, first 10 minutes of 2007, helicopter, third in charge. Enough said.

The coolest helicopter by far.

6 Thundercracker
7 Skywarp
8 Lugnut
9 Blitzwing
10 Barricade

A cop who is rivals with Bumblebee and almost destroyed him.

A cool cop car with awesome weapons.

The Contenders
11 The Fallen

How is The Fallen not number 1? He is the most powerful Decepticon and can only be defeated by a Prime.

A leader of the Decepticons, one of the Primes, and one of the first Decepticons.

12 Hatchet

I mean, just look at how wide his jaws open! I'm sure he has 10 times the bite force of a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Everything was ok in the movie until this scary thing, which came from a horror movie, showed up. My girlfriend was so scared when she saw Hatchet!

I had to drink vodka to get rid of this scary, horrible beast from my mind.

13 Knock Out
14 Devastator

I was in awe. Devastator was really cool. I liked him a lot, especially his mudflap and skids. At one point, a flight got sucked up and I thought he would've been dead, but instead he got clogged up in Devastator's throat and was then spit back out. However, I think it would be even cooler if there were more scenes of him sucking up and/or killing OtterBox. This would have made him look more dangerous and deadly.

15 Lockdown

Awesome! His hook is badass and he is the best Decepticon, although he is a mercenary. I liked his role in AOE, better than Megatron and Starscream. If he was a full Decepticon in Extinction, then he should've been the leader and replaced Galvatron and survived as leader of the Decepticons.

Lockdown should survive, and Optimus should die.

16 Bonecrusher
17 Brawl

Brawl is seriously underrated. He was the strongest Decepticon in the first movie (he was, after all, a freaking tank). Not to mention he has guns everywhere on his body and was literally made to kill and nothing more. It took the efforts of Ratchet, Ironhide, Jazz, Bumblebee, and several NEST soldiers together to actually kill him. Brawl is so strong that in a 1v1, he could have probably even killed Optimus Prime.

Come on, guys. Out of all the Decepticons here, Brawl has to be the one who enjoys utterly devastating Autobots. Besides being a Combaticon, which is pretty much Decepticon special forces, he can combine into the giant Bruticus.

18 Scorponok

A scorpion who hid in plain sight and survived movie 1 but died in movie 2.

19 Rampage
20 Ravage

Cool dog with a weapon on its back.

21 Laserbeak
22 Long Haul
23 Scrapper
24 Mixmaster
25 Frenzy
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