Rodimus' Character

Discussion in 'Transformers Animated Discussion' started by Prime's Pappa, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. Prime's Pappa

    Prime's Pappa Animated Forever

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    I noticed as I am sure the rest of you have that RP is not Elite Guard or at least doesn't have that symbol in the photo. Left me to wonder about him as his description makes him sound like the end all be all and the heir apparent to take UM's spot. Is he part of another "Elite Group" or just another Prime or maybe is a Clint Eastwood type who breaks all the rules and therefor not what the EG wants. But how could he not be EG if it looks like he takes UM's spot??? any thoughts about RP???
     
  2. Torque

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    im betting its sorta like with Longarm Prime and his lack of that symbol. im thinking the Elite Guard symbol is only used on those who go around with Ultra Magnus himself.
     
  3. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I think I'm just going to wait for season three.
     
  4. Darth Rodimus

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    well, Ironhide was supposed to be in the EG, but that pic is old anyways that is in the book, with longarm, we never saw his chest as longarm after the flashbacks in autoboot camp, I think Rodimus got kicked out like Optimus, but the reason is just like what Prime's Pappa said.
     
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    i think that Rodimus is the leader of a team that has a certain specialty. Optimus leads the team of the space bridge repair... Sentinel leads the Elite Guard... and Longarm leads the intelligence group... maybe rodimus leads a group of military specialists...also i think that the Elite Guard is basically like the secret service... its Ultra Magnus' bodyguards and own personal army...
     
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    YouTube - Transformers Animated Episode 29 A Bridge Too Close Part 2

    when Shockwave reveals his true identity, you see his normal Autobot symbol
     
  7. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I don't think I'm going to pin down exactly what Elite Guard is until we get more information.

    Right now I think it's just the more elite portion of the military.
    With Cybertron Intel being a branch of it.
     
  8. Squints

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    It would be interesting if Rodimus were portrayed similarly to his role in Energon, where he's the leader of a sort of rogue faction of Autobot refugees that turn out to be kickass warriors in some capacity. In fact, it would be interesting if he that faction consisted of the other Unicron Trilogy-inspired characters (Red Alert, Hot Shot, any others?).
     
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    Hmm Rodiums Leader of.... Wreckers? Cybertronian Special opts..
    Contrast to the Elite Guard, being the "Royal Guard" for Ultra Magnus.
    I hope this is true, that way we could see more Wreckers to go along with Rodimus, Springer anyone?
     
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    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    The Elite Guard is short for "Cybertron Elite Guard", so they're definitely more than just body guards.

    I think they're more of the "special ops".

    This ambiguousness of the Elite Guard is what's making me not want to speculate much about it.
     
  11. Prime's Pappa

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    I would Luv to see him lead the Wreckers in animated, especially if we get Springer. The Bot needs a triple changer esp since we may have AstroTrain in season 3
     
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    I don't think it is really defined in the series yet.

    All we know is that Optimus Prime flunked out of the Cybertron Elite Guard but, still having the title of Prime, was given control of a Space Bridge Repair crew and got in all the trouble he's currently in.

    The rank "Prime" is like a promotion ... so maybe when we see the scene with Rodimus Prime, Red Alert, Ironhide, Brawn, etc. ... we'll get an idea.
     
  13. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    hell yeah Energon Rodimus great leader and my first tf toy i ever got.

    sometimes the unicron trilogy can upgrade their charecters...unless it's armada sideswipe :p 
     

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