What are the best Optimus vs. Megatron fights?

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  1. Proud Nintendo

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    Besides the 1986 movie since we all know that would win.

    I have to nominate their fight at the top of the dam in More Than Meets the Eye.

    Or from other series, their final battle in Transformers Armada, or the fight from One Shall Fall from Transformers Prime. Such great fights.
     
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    The final battles from Armada and Cybertron.
     
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    The Battle from “IDW the transformers issue 16 revenge of the decepticons part 3) and the battle from “Transformers prime Darkness rising part 5” (IMO two of the best)
     
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  4. CyberstormSM

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    This isn't so much a physical fight, but their conversation in "Chaos Theory" is honestly the best interaction between the two characters.

    The Armada finale is also really good, and it's probably my favorite Optimus vs Megatron battle in the franchise.
     
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    Beast Machines final episode.

     
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    That’s what I was going to say. An entire episode devoted to them tearing apart the planet as they battle each other for the last time using absolutely everything they’ve got. It’s incredible.
     
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    This by a long shot. The Armada one was best for me though, because it was an all out fight for the two. :3
     
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    Totally agreed. Kinda helps that Optimus Primal and BW/BM Megs were better characters than the original Optimus and Megs.
     
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  9. Proud Nintendo

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    I'm trying to think, there's gotta be some good Optimus vs. Megatron fights in Beast Wars.
     
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    The pilot and the finale have pretty decent ones, if I recall correctly.
     
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    All of them
     
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    The fight between Megatron and Optimus in escalation issues 44 and 45 was one of the best.
     
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    Armada really impacted me a lot when I was a kid, and the final battle still remains as the best.

    They actually attacked with no mercy, tearing of parts of each other and giving us one of the best fights in TF history. It was really awesome, and the ending with Megatron sacrificing himself for the greater good was just... yum.

    TF 1986 was iconic and brutal too, but I somehow preferred Armada's finale over this.

    The battle between Optimus and megatron in the finale of Prime was also rather good, if not for the fact that it was not really a fight between Megatron and Optimus, as Bumblebee was the one that slain Megs.

    I can't really remember BM's finale, to be honest. All I remembered was that Cybertron became a techno-organic paradise.

    Cybertron was the most anime-ish among all of them, and it was great.

    Chaos Theory is more of a fight of wits, which is really intriguing and awesome. It is definitely one of the IDW verse's best.

    Animated was also awesome, if not for the fact that it kinda ended too fast...? Or maybe I'm just salty that it ended too soon.
     
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    Yeah I'd have to go with the armada finale battle. It just so brutal and awesome it's like one of those bare knuckle fights were both fighters wind up covered in blood and bruises plus I love how they actually use their vehicle mode parts in melee like Megatron running his shoulder tracks when Prime some how gets his wrist stuck under them.
     
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    Fall of Cybertron, hands down. Why?

    - Optimus swipes Megatron's sword and impales him in the abdomen with it

    - Megatron, impaled, fucking tanks the blow and responds with several hard left hooks and backfists to Optimus' face, three knee-spike jabs to his stomach, and a Riot Cannon shell to his chest, sending him flying, all with some legendary electric guitar shredding in the background

    - Megatron battlecries, tears his sword out of his abdomen and roars "WHY WON"T YOU DIE??!!"

    *battle continues as if Megatron didn't just do the most fucking METAL thing in the whole franchise*

    Armada's Mortal Combat comes in a super close second. It was almost a tie.
     
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    Yeah, I enjoyed their battle in the final Beast Wars episode more than their battle in the final episode of Beast Machines.
     
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    Beast Machines and Armada's final fights are the two best for me, though @Applejacktimus described a pretty good one in Fall of Cybertron (which I didn't play because I can't stand the WfC/FoC character designs - too bloated).
     
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    Personally, I've always felt their fight in the 86 movie was boring, not helped by the weird angles.

    Their best fights?

    Episode 4 of Combiner Wars where we all fell in love with Megatron.
    G1 Fire in the Sky.
    07 movie.
    It's been a while but the fights in Prime were usually well coordinated so they must have a few good ones in there.
     
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    The forest battle on Rotf
     
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