Arch-Enemies in Prime.

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  1. Overlord Balder

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    So, I was thinking some day earlier how the show is giving everyone an arch-enemy to fight against.

    Optimus has Megatron [obviously].
    Bulkhead has Breakdown.
    Arcee has Airachinid.

    This leaves us with Ratchet and Bumblebee without enemies [Wheeljack as well, but he was only a very brief character].

    Who would you like to be Ratchet/Bee's arch enemies?
     
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    3 words,Blackout and Barricade
     
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    Well they've never met, but I imagine Ratchet would go up against Knock Out, since they're both medics. I can imagine them together bickering over who's the better medic.

    Bumblebee, well I guess he could fit with Starscream, but after Speed Metal he'd go better with Knock Out. Though I'd be amused to see Starscream get annoyed with the "INCESSANT BEEPING", and want to shoot himself if he was against Bumblebee.
     
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    Am I the only one that finds the idea of arch-nemeses trite and creatively stifling?

    You can't really avoid what's been established but I'd rather not see it done for every single character.

    (Faaaaallin', fallin' on deeeaaaf eeeeaaaarrrrssss....)
     
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    Ratchet and Starscream should be arch enemies, and BB and Soundwave should fight.
     
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    I would like that too [I can picture Knockout going "An ambulance? For the AllSpark dude, why an ambulance?" in the middle of a fight].

    But Knockout doesn't seem smart enough to match Ratchet [not saying he is dumb though, but he is too focused on the awesomeness of his tires to actually do something].

    I would enjoy Soundwave being Ratchet's nemesis, as it would fit perfectly with the fact Ratchet almost never leaves the base [Soundwave could act through his minions or his hacking abilities], they would fight without never meeting each other or even TALKING to each other [which fits good with Soundwave's lack of voice].

    Perhaps Soundwave shutting down something of Ratchet, and him going all "Soundwave you magnificent bastard, I READ YOUR BOOK!"

    Starscream would end up going on a Villanous Breakdown if 'Bee talked to him for more than thirty seconds with that beeping, even Jack had a breakdown, hell, WE are having a breakdown over that sound, Starscream has a very short patience, he would go nuts within seconds.

    Barricade would a funny choice too, although he only is now a rival of 'Bee because of the movie-verse, but I love the idea of a 'Con Police Car.
     
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    Except remember, the robots can understand BB just fine. He's just speaking a different language.
     
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    But they seem to find that a bit annoying.

    Like someone talking to you in a GANGSTA talk at every three seconds: It's still english and you can still [presumably] understand, but you might get annoyed.
     
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    Wait, when did that happen in the show? I only recall Jack getting frustrated because he couldn't understand Bumblebee, not the other 'Bots.
     
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    I might be wrong, but I think Ratchet complained once.
     
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    I don't recall Ratchet ever complaining about that.
     
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    Ratchet has never complained. Nobody in the show has complained. The closest anyone has come to complaining is Jack being frustrated because he doesn't understand Bumblebee that one time, and that wasn't complaining so much as just bemoning the language barrier.
     
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    If we are using the arch-nemesis cliché, why not Arcee and Starscream? The Lancer vs the Dragon? They are rather matched in size and both somewhat play the role of the 'rebel' on their teams.

    After all it was Starscream who killed Cliffjumper, so Arcee has every reason to hate him like she hates Arachnid. If she ever finds out it was 'Screamer, that is.
     
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    I suppose BB and Soundwave and Ratchet and Knock Out could be considered equivalents from the opposing sides. BB and Soundwave are the voiceless ones and Ratchet and Knock Out are the medics.
     
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    I don't really think we need arch enemies. All the bad guys are bad, all the good guys are good, let them beat up each other without discrimination!
     
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    Ok Split Up, now move on with the business about Arch-enemies.
     
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    Bumblebee and Soundwave should be enemies because they don't talk much.

    Knockout and Ratchet because their both medics.

    Also Jack and Vince.
     
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    Not bad match ups.. the non-speaking ones and the non-warrior ones :thumb 

    If Ratchet has more than a sword for his weapons-he doesn't like to use them unless facing hundreds of zombies, Knock Out would be very upset about scratching his paint job.

    Soundwave would point at Bee and release a minion and Bee would chirp!! :lol 
     
  19. Overlord Balder

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    The problem with "BB VS SW" would be that we wouldn't be able to understand shit of their combat.

    would be pretty much:

    "Beebop beebaop bop bop bee!"

    "..."

    "BEBABOP!"

    "..."

    + Ad Inifinitum!
     
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    Scraplets!
     

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