Greatest Transformers

The Top Ten

1 Optimus Prime Optimus Prime Optimus Prime is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. Optimus Prime is consistently depicted as having strong moral character, excellent leadership, and sound decision-making skills, and possesses brilliant military tactics, powerful martial arts, and advanced alien weaponry.

Optimus Prime is not just the coolest transformers of all time, or the coolest movie character, whether we are talking about cartoons, live action films, or even movies that have nothing to do with transformers. He is not just the coolest comic book character or video game character. He is not just the coolest action figure or best voiced over character. He is the coolest character EVER created for ANYTHING! Not a question, not a joke, not a myth; fact. He is the best!

He is awesome he is the best transformer of all time he is a leader and will leave nobody behind he is the main transformer to and he also killed sentinel and megatron and shock wave so yeah he is the best transformer

OPTIMUS PRIME KICKS YOU BUTT. Ooh, I love himmm. - ohright

The Mack Daddy of all transformers

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2 Bumblebee Bumblebee Bumblebee is a fictional character from the Transformers franchise. In most incarnations, Bumblebee is a small, yellow Autobot with most of his alternative vehicle modes inspired by several generations of the Chevrolet Camaro/Pontiac Firebird muscle cars.


Most people want his camaro vehicle mode for their car. He is so iconic.

He is just as good as Optimus Prime, he is just smaller.

He is so adorable and he is always trying to be at the same level of the others.

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3 Megatron

I am disappointed that Megatron is so low on this list, I mean why is Bumblebee above him, just because Bee is kid appeal? Please without Megatron, Optimus would have no one to fight. Surely not Starscream since he wouldn't be able to put up much of a fight as Megatron... Well except Transformers Cybertron:Starscream anyway. I know the Transformers has had leader such as Darkmount and some others that I've never bothered to read too much into, but Megatron is and will always be the most iconic of them all.

Megatron is the prince robot galaxy, good fighter and super absolute king, to of world.

All hail the mighty megaton

Megatron just coolest. They should do transformers trilogy with 2 darker movies before he would be beaten like he always has to be. Would be cool to see couple movies where decepticons would be in winning side. Megatron, Soundwave, Shockwave, Barricade and of course Bumblebee. my top 5 transformers. They were done well in movies but too little screen time.

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4 Starscream 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.

just awesome! I obviously mean leader starscream, not any other in toys. It is the jet mode that makes it so cool

He may be a coward but in the second movie he says something like "cowards sometimes survive" to megatron. Also the way he becomes half jet and transformer when flying, whilst taking down all the human's jets is awesome

Starscream is not mean. The truth is he was just a lonely former con and he doesn't have any other good friends and I want alexis to cheer him up and being a friend and I know her a long time ago in 2002 and 2003

He would have succeeded in destroying the earth both in the animated series and marvel comic books if not for both the autobots and deceptions teaming up to stop him.

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

Soundwave is a cold and calculating leader of a mini army. In addition he can intercept waves on any frequency anywhere on the planet he is on. He is also most likely the second most intelligent deception second only to shockwave because he still has emotions, typically manifesting in his deadly loyalty to megatron. This makes him megatron's most trusted warrior above starscream and shockwave both of which want to replace megatron. This is why sound wave is and always will be my favorite transformer.

It doesn't matter what series, he's always table flipping awesome. He may be turning into a satellite, or he may be defying logic and becoming my personal favorite, the cassette player, but no matter what he's always the best. Plus who can resist calling the cassettes at least somewhat cute?

Sounwave superior destructicons inferior

Soundwave superior

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6 Ironhide Ironhide

Iron hide is a bad butt robot and pulverized! This is proved because sentinel targets him in the movie.

Ironhide is a beast, so sad they killed him off. Optimus Prime I agree is a top character, but in my opinion he lacks personality. Iron Hide has guns, a cool voice, cool car, guns, nice personality, guns, and guns.

Ironhide is the best Robot ever. created for war, he's death on legs (or wheels) and he knows it (well, everybody knows it)

Sad that Ironhide is dead. I like him because' of all those cannons and guns he has - Whitestorm98

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7 Grimlock Grimlock Grimlock is the name of several fictional robot characters in the Transformers franchise. He is usually portrayed as the immensely strong, power-mongering leader of the Dinobots, a small subfaction of Autobots that transform into dinosaurs.

He should be at least in the top 5 he destroys anything in its path

He just can't be hurt nothing stops him

He is a dinosaur that breathes fire what is cooler than that

Should be at least top 3

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8 Jazz

Dear Michael Bay will you please put Jazz in the movie again and the reason why I say this its because Jazz is my favourite transformer and I will wish he will come back. Jazz is a brave warrior and a nice car with nice weapons so please put him back. Please

Small Dude still Kicks butt - Hannibalbarka

Jazz is my mom's name he is small but a 1,000 times as strong as a adult he kicks butt. His car is awesome and very fast and causes lots of money so it is hard to get. He has sweet weapons they are cool. He die cause of Megatron but I want him to came back and be in Tranformers 4 and kill awesome Megatron. That is why I pick Jazz

It is referenced in many movies such as the bee movie "you like jazz" Berry Bee Benson.

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9 Shockwave 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.

Shockwave's design good, but he has a Driller worm that can tear road, buildings, and can be used as a decoy for Shockwave to be able to strike the Transformers out of nowhere, while the Transformer is busy fighting Driller. I like a lot more than Megatron. I bet there are more than one Driller bots in Cybertron where he could have brought to Earth and drill every building and road. - Goodzone

Everyone shockwave is stronger than megatron he has no emotions and computers as you know rule the world!

He's like Hal from the 2001: space odyssey neither have emotions to get in their way, and they follow no rules but logic. That's why Shockwave is my favorite villain of all time

Logic brings all things to order

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10 Galvatron

You people better watch Transformers: Age of Extinction! Galvatron looks exactly like Gipsy Danger, and I love Pacific Rim. Galvatron gets the vote from me!

Way better than Megatron he can turn into anything so watch Transformers Age of Extinction to see what I'm talking about

He is just a remake of megatron but galvatron has the transformations

BWAAH! Galvatron rules!

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The Contenders

11 Jetfire

Jetfire was Starscream's only friend. If you ask me, I think Starscream threw away a perfectly good friendship. Whether they're the same gender or not, I believe that the two of them would've made a cute couple.

Come on, former decepticon turned autobot, Starscream's former best friend, gave Optimus his flight ability, epic warrior, gifted scientist, and one of the few Autobots that can travel faster than the speed of light. Jetfire is worthy to be one of the ultimate transformers.

Has crazy gear in number 2

Jetfire/Skyfire has been a staple in transfomers, being in most incarnations of the franchise. It's a shame he doesn't appear to be as popular as he used to be. Becoming one of the more iconic Transformers through the years he deserves to be higher on This list.

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12 Hot Rod

What they do to you hot Rod they swapped you and bumblebee in the movies

I liked that hot rod took over a great underdog - mexicandogfish

He's cool and he's fast and he usto be optimus right hand bot

he cool

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13 Sideswipe

I remember when sideswipe sliced sideways in half. it was so wicked

His swords are kick butt awesome. he sliced a transformer in half

I am the biggest fan of sideswipe! WHY? is he so low on this list he should at least be number 3

When Sideswipe sliced Sideways in half, THAT WAS A REALLY EPIC MOVE! - Whitestorm98

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14 Unicron

He eats PLANETS. He may not have a great personality, but my god, HE EATS PLANETS.

He is a planet for gods sake, he can destroy earth if he wants too.

He's a planet that eats other planets - christangrant


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15 Dinobot

The most honorable robot I've ever seen
The best moments in my childhood was those with him

I like grimlock he kicks but he has a team of dinobots and he was a decepticon

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16 Lockdown Lockdown

He is a cool grey lamborghini aventador. Too bad he is evil as the deceptions always get cool cars (sideways got a Audi r8, soundwave got a emceed benz sls amg, stinger got a pagani huayra and lockdown himself got a lamborghini aventador)

Has my favorite type of car but that grenade he used was amazing

Honestly, he's a sweet bounty hunter and has a nice ship and good-sized army of assassins and robot wolves. Makes a better Decepticon than the rest, and he's not even one of them. -


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17 Mirage

Mirage. Awesome, intelligent, cunning, fast, and shear amazing Ness. He should be number one on this list! 17 is acceptable! Raise him higher!

Has the power of invisibility. Makes me jealous because I need to be invisible while I'm at awful school. - Transformers234

Mirage is one of the most coolest transformers I have ever seen in my life

so MLG

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18 Rodimus Prime

leader and stronger of all transformers

Rodimus and Hotrod are the same guy

Hot rod's already on the list.

19 Ultra Magnus

He is underrated because everyone overlooks him because he is "weak". He led the auto bots in their darkest hours at the last few episodes of the original series. He is well trained and just plain awesome!

No, no, Ultra Magnus should be in front of Bumblebee. Optimus trained Ultra Magnus himself! Magnus is strict, but he is powerful. - Whitestorm98

He's almost the same as Optimus prime because Optimus prime is his master and trainer

Ultra Magnus should be 1st and Galvatron should be 2nd and they don't have High Tide what is wrong with these people!?

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20 Crosshairs

The scene where crosshairs releases his parachute and guns is one of the best scenes in any movie

I saw him in age of extinction and he looked AWESOME! Plus love his personality

He's just the best, trench coat, goggles, two guns he is perfect. (age of extinction)

Crosshairs was amazing in the last night plus he is an awesome wepons master and looks awesome

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