Weakest Villian: Megatron, The Fallen or Shockwave?

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Weakest Villian: Megatron, The Fallen or Shockwave?

  1. Megatron

    8 vote(s)
    5.8%
  2. The Fallen

    76 vote(s)
    55.1%
  3. Shockwave

    54 vote(s)
    39.1%
  1. Sideswipe3963

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    The Fallen has my vote. On Shockwave, he's a side villain, so you can't really put him in this group. And he's a pretty bad ass side villain. Look at the other side villains, the best, Starscream, what did he do? Besides get tossed around by Megatron. So for what Shockwave actually is, he kicked ass in his roll. But he was over hyped for sure.
     
  2. JasonPrime

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    True but the hype did serve the purpose of diverting attention away from the twist of Sentinel turning out to be the main villain of DotM.
     
  3. Chaos Prime

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    Megatron was the most disappointing. You expect Megatron to be the biggest badass around, and he ended up just being a circus clown.

    LOL! That is a good point.
    But I'm still going to pick the bot who was caught sulking behind a building.


    On a strange note, Sentinal probably made the best villain of the movie franchise....an honor you'd think would go to Megatron...
     
  4. Datsun87

    Datsun87 Doomed shuttle casualty

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    Or at least a Decepticon....
     
  5. JasonPrime

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    To be fair, this is oddly (and probably unintentionally) faithful to the G1 cartoon incarnation.
     
  6. Datsun87

    Datsun87 Doomed shuttle casualty

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    That was the case until the movie came out. For the crew of that supply shuttle and those stationed at Autobot City, Megatron really was the harbinger of death.
     
  7. SPLIT LIP

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    The Fallen, easily. And my rationale is while Shockwave was unimpressive, he was meant to be misdirection and not prominent. He served his purose exactly. The Fallen was supposed to be the main villain of his film, and still was lackluster.

    Megatron was fine in TF1, and while ROTF shuffled him off to second banana, DOTM almost made that part of his story as a fallen-from-grace ex-warlord aware (at least by the end) of how he'd gone from equal to no-one, to essentially playing Starscream. And it made him mad. Now in AOE he's organizing his own return.
     
  8. Doug

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    I voted The Fallen.
     
  9. Finchfan000

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    The Fallen is an easy choice for me. So much build up, in fact you even name the movie after him, and he last 5 seconds in a fight with Prime.
    I was prepared for an epic battle and was left extremely disappointed.
     
  10. Hanzkaz

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    The Fallen and Shockwave were wasted.

    The Fallen was introduced far too early and killed off too easily. It should have taken more than Optimus (plus dead robot parts) to defeat him. Half the time he came across as a Palpatine wannabe (complete with dialogue ripped straight out of Star Wars), but I did like his use of 'the Force'.

    Shockwave, who in some continuities is considered a rival of Megatron, even a Decepticon leader in his own right, was reduced to a pretty anonymous pet keeper. In some ways an even greater waste of potential than the Fallen.

    Megatron started out impressive until he got killed by a mere human, and then came back as the lackey of not one, but two masters. Has any other Megatron willingly served another? Even his future alternative G1 self had to be forced to serve Unicron. And any other Megatron would have flattened Sam's girlfriend after her little 'pep talk'.

    Well, movie Megatron/Galvatron still has a chance to get his act together, I hope that Shockwave and the Fallen will one day be portrayed the way they were meant to be.
     
  11. st.ranger

    st.ranger Emperor of Destruction

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    The Fallen and Shockwave, even if Shockwave was not main villain, he was stupid. At least Megatron killed Jazz.
     
  12. Chopperface

    Chopperface All the Stars Are Closer

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    The Fallen, easily. "I'm gonna get your sun" is all he did. Shockwave, we learned, was at least intended to be a nobody, albeit an incredibly tough nobody. And Megatron was an excellent, flawed and human villain with some depth and an arc during the first trilogy.
     
  13. Megatron118

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    The Fallen had so much potential