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Grimlock

Total victory requires total destruction.

Grimlock Tech Specs

Base information for character / toy Grimlock.
Name Grimlock
Faction Evil Autobots
Function Berserker
Motto Total victory requires total destruction.

Bio
Grimlock is a tragic figure. He was originally developed by the Decepticons as a soldier whose sentience would be based on artificial intelligence rather than a Ember. However, his violent subroutines overrode his logic programming causing him to destroy the facility that created him. Megatron was able to deactivate him and he was stored away, never to be used again. However, when Optimus Prime learned of this creation, he stole Grimlock and reactivated him. Offered a chance to revel in his violent tendencies, Grimlock eagerly joined Optimus Prime and serves as his most potent warrior. Grimlock will not stop tearing through the enemy ranks until they are all destroyed or he can no longer move. He simply cannot feel mercy and has little self control. "I wish I had a thousand more like him!" says Autobot leader Optimus Prime. Fortunately for the Decepticons, he doesn't.

Tech Specs chart for Grimlock.
Strength 9 Intelligence 1
Speed 7 Endurance 9
Rank 1 Courage 9
Firepower 6 Skill 1

Grimlock Images

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Grimlock Tech-Specs

Grimlock Toy Information

Information related specifically to the toy.
Status Released
Release Date April 2008 (April 2008)
Multipack Botcon 2008 Shattered Glass
Size Class Deluxe
Recolors / Reuses Classics Grimlock , Botcon 2007 Overkill (Customising Class Figure) , Universe Special Edition SE-04 Overkill , Henkei Grimlock
More Toy Info Sold in a boxed set with Optimus Prime, Goldbug, Autobot Jazz, Starscream and Razorclaw

Grimlock Parts List

Grimlock toy parts information.
Figure Type Dinosaur
Figure Color Grey/Silver
Missle Launcher Black
Missle Orange
Other Grey/Silver

Additional Grimlock Resources

Notes
On April 1st, 2008, Fun Publications uploaded a fake April Fool's Day version of the first three pages of Timelines: Shattered Glass. In this spoof comic, Grimlock spoke with an intellectual, upper class accent ("I, Grimlock, am scandalized, wot?"). This proved so popular with the fandom that Fun Publications intends to integrate this element into later fiction that focuses on the Shattered Glass universe, such as the Dungeons and Dinobots text story.

Further Comic Info

True to his tech specs, Grimlock is a raging beast unleashed by Optimus Prime when he wants something definitively dead during battle. During the attack on Optimus Prime's warship, the Ark, though, Grimlock found himself fighting all three of the Predacons and having some trouble with the three small Decepticons.

A teaser panel has also been shown for a text story at Botcon 2008, titled Dungeons and Dinobots. It features a more intelligent Grimlock who speaks with his English accent from the Fun Publications April Fool's Day gag.

Appearances

Transformers Timelines #3: Shattered Glass
Transformers Collectors Club Text Story: Dungeons and Dinobots

Contributors: Sol Fury, Super_Megatron

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