Prefered Alt mode for Megatron

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Which alt mode do you prefer?

  1. Pistol

    51 vote(s)
    22.4%
  2. Tank

    65 vote(s)
    28.5%
  3. Starship (ie Energon, Prime, Bayverse)

    29 vote(s)
    12.7%
  4. Cybertronian Tank (War Within, WFC)

    32 vote(s)
    14.0%
  5. Mad Max Truck

    10 vote(s)
    4.4%
  6. Other (Please state)

    41 vote(s)
    18.0%
  1. Neo Tallgeese

    Neo Tallgeese Well-Known Member

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    Generally speaking, regardles of incarnation, Optimus Prime's alt mode is going to be some type of truck. There's not quite the same level of unity as far as Megatron's modes go. He's been quite a few different things through the stroll through the many universes of Transformers. Which do you prefer. Are you one who's a G1 purist and love the classic gun mode. Are you one who has a liking for one of his tank modoes. Perhaps a Cybertronian assalt vehicle or ship is more to your liking. Maybe something else entirely. What do you think?
     
  2. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

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    Tank, Jet, or Batmobile
     
  3. soundwave69

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    G1 purist, gun or nothing.
     
  4. Rewind Eject

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    My favorite has always been an Attack Helicoptor. It allows him to fly while being smoother than a jet and have a good arsenal. Plus, it could lead to some cool alt mode appearances.
     
  5. Jetbolt

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    When I think of Megatron, two images pop into my mind.

    One turns into a Tyrannosaurus and the other turns into an attack helicopter. Since the vehicles are the norm now, attack helicopter for sure. Death from above!
     
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    Something that's from Earth but flies. Being a gun is campy, a tank wouldn't make sense since he has enough fire power in his robot mode and it can barely be used for disguise, plus it doesn't make sense for the leader of an army full of flying dudes being not able to fly. And I don't care for these yoga Cybertronian modes the movie and Prime ones have. Animated Megatron was the perfect update to Megatron. I also somehow liked DOTM Megatron's alt mode. Honestly I can't really explain why despite my tank argument.
     
  7. Rexidus

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    I've never liked the gun mode. It was cheesy to me. I'm very grateful it's fallen by the wayside.

    To me the best altmode for Megs is a cybertronian tank. He's not the sort to be subtle himself so he doesn't need an earth mode. As for why a tank, his defining characteristic is his cannon. I love War for Cybertron Megatron as the perfect update to the character.
     
  8. SPLIT LIP

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    Osprey or T-rex. Fuck Grimlock, man. Megatron rocked the T-rex way better than that chump ever has.
     
  9. kaijuguy19

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    For me it's a tie between his Cybertronian jets from his Animated and Prime versions and his Stealth Bomber mode from IDW. They're pretty impressive and I wish Hasbro will make a toy based off him.

    The whole G1 alt mode is pretty silly to me because of how little sense it made. I mean why on earth will you choose an alt mode that makes you useless in battle unless someone else weilds you? At least with Soundwave's alt mode the boombox mode was made for stealth and spying not combat.
     
  10. Anthony _aggro

    Anthony _aggro Platypus prime

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    I like the newer Jet like mode of the IDW / Prime Megatron. It started growing on me with Animated and It has become fitting for him. The movie modes were never that appealing to me. The first films ship mode was close to the modes I like, but missed the spot.
     
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    I thought his alt. mode in Animated was a helicopter?

    Whatever the case, I like him as a jet.
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

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    He was a Cybertronian jet in episode one.
     
  13. Shockwave9227

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    Earth tank.
     
  14. soundwaverulls

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    Other. I preferred his helicopter. It can fly but doesn't make him seem like an aerial fighter.
     
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    G1 Pistol, RID Six-Changer and ROTF Tank.

    Out of which the tank is the most badass.
     
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    Gun and tank.
     
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    Cybertronian tank fits well. A while ago I would have said pistol but he is very vulnerable in that mode unless someone is firing him.
     
  18. SG Roadbuster

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    i liked the helicopter from animated, the stealth bomber from idw, and i especially liked the tetanus truck from dotm. each one i like for different reasons.

    the chopper: most cons fly, so a flight capable mode is good. military choppers are know for having obscene amounts of weaponry

    idw bomber: looks. freaking. badass.

    dotm murdertruck: i love this form more for what it represents, a corruption of optimus, whereas optimus is a pure and shiney peterbilt. megatron is a mangled rusty, covered in spikes mack. also, the poncho and shotgun. gotta love it
     
  19. TrueNomadSkies

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    Yeah, G2 Megatron ftw!


    (green or purple, whichever)
     
  20. Blitz.

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    gotta go with a tank
     

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