What is your Transformers head canon? (G1-TFA & RB)

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  1. Novaburnhilde

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    ... Also there needs to be a Cybertronian that turns into a Hippo, his / her name would be like, Thud or something. :lolol 
     
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    The timeline of events in my head canon for the start of the Autobots and Decepticons war (I took inspiration from everything) and its a long one...

    Throughout Cybertron's history there has been a governing body/council that dictates and controls everything, dictating what jobs each Cybertronian can and can't have due to their appearance and what they transform into. Up to this point there have been small skirmishes that the Council would send in their elite units to take care resulting in small scale wars or battles; Kup & Ratchet are just some of the few survivors of these dark times. This all changes when Orion Pax & Megatron come into prominence.

    Orion Pax, a scholar trained by Alpha Trion, and Megatron, an energon miner who lived in the seedy underbelly of Cybertron and fought in the gladiatorial arena. The two became quick friends and found many common ground amongst each other and through all their talks they both agreed Cybertron needed a change but how they would act how these changes is what caused conflict. Up to this point Orion Pax's charisma and words carried him to success and Megatron's success came from violence in the arena. Time and time again Megatron's attempts to use words and his own form of charisma failed time and time again. A rift started to form between the two bots, one was favored by the Senate who saw potential in as the next Matrix bearer after Sentinel and the other was shunned and treated as an outcast.

    Eventually Megatron started a movement within Cybertron's underground recruiting bots such as Soundwave, Impactor, Barricade, Blackout, & the Constructicons. Many bots calling themselves revolutionist's committed horrible acts of terrorism all in the name of or ordered by Megatron and Senators like Starscream, Shockwave, & Ratbat took quick notice. Megatron's revolutionist's were all outcasts, shunned by Cybertron's society and seen as disposable and it was time for the world to know of their existence. Megatron's group now calling themselves Decepticons attacked the Senate and killed most save for Starscream, Shockwave, & Ratbat who sided with the Decepticons so they may spare their lives and Crosscut who was saved by Orion's friends Ironhide & Jazz, a reluctant police officer named Prowl, and a fembot in disguise named Road Rage.

    The destruction of the Senate sent Cybertron in a spiral downslope as the Decepticons soon started to commit global acts of terrorism, spreading fear and hatred with no one alive to stop them. Megatron had killed Sentinel Prime (or was to be believed) causing chaos within the ranks of the former Senates Special Forces and eventually Orion Pax started up his own splinter cell of Cybertronians to fight off the Cons at first consisting of bots such as Prowl, Ironhide, Jazz, Ratchet, Streetwise, Crosscut, & Road Rage. It all came to a head though when Orion confronted Megatron and witnessed Megatron kill his love interest Ariel, a heated battle took place that ended with Megatron believing to have killed Orion and send him plummeting to Cybertron's core.

    But this was not the end, Orion barely alive came face to spark/soul with Primus himself who offered Orion the Matrix as a token to be used to lead Cybertron against Megatron's Decepticons. Agreeing to taking the Matrix, Orion became Optimus Prime and rallied his old friends alongside new friends such as rebel broadcaster Blaster and Optimus' girlfriend Ariel now rebuilt by Alpha Trion as Elita One to become the Autobots and so began a new era of Cybertron... an era of war.
     
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    Armada Side Swipe got buff after the war ended and became Energon Ironhide. One rookie loser into another.
     
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  4. YellowCorvette

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    I find having multiple interpretations of Ultra Magnus been a stoic, law obeying giant bore kinda boring, so I come out with my own incarnation which is a bit different.

    My Ultra Magnus originally starts out as a Autobot cadet named Ultrion who was recruited by the Autobot's sister faction on Earth, and he modeled himself in white with a look resembling the legendary historical Autobot hero Optimus from 100 years ago, wishing that he can be one day be as cool, heroic and wise as Optimus. The problem is..... he's a flawed individual and despite his charisma, he's a stubborn, hot-headed cadet who prefers to rush out to fight enemies by himself like Leroy Jenkins; but despite that he still has an idealistic good heart and wants to do what's right.

    He eventually acquires the powerful Magnus armor and recruited to the frontlines after having the best performance during a examination of finding the suitable candidate for the newly built armor.

    After engaged in various battles against the Neo-Decepticons, Ultra Magnus slowly realizes that their war efforts against the Neo-Decepticons isn't a game and after witnessing too much unneeded destruction and loss of life during the conflict, he becomes a wiser, more experienced fighter without losing his inner idealism.

    To cope with the harsh reality of war, unlike other interpretations of Magnus this one won't mind playing games and having casual conversations with his comrades, and he occasionally watches anime shows from Earth.
     
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    ...that energon isn't a form of matter-based fuel, or even energy as we know it, but effectively consists of negative entropy confined to a mostly stable volume of space, with a stabilizing field which is either weak (as in energon cubes and liquid energon) or strong (energon crystals). Stronger fields slow down the entropy exchange rates, meaning crystals last longer but are also harder to fuel things with directly without first weakening the fields.
     
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    Despite presenting himself as a peaceful being, after the war Optimus lost his purpose. This branches off into two possible outcomes: He goes back to the police force and spends the rest of his days as a cop, or he decides to reignite the war in secrecy and Nemesis Prime is born.
     
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    My head canon is something similar. Optimus is someone who can't just walk away from people who are suffering, so after the war ends he leaves Cybertron and keeps helping those in need.
     
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  8. Honorbound

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    That's pretty much how I see a post-war Optimus, wandering the galaxy and putting foot to evil's ass like a giant robot Solomon Kane.
     
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  9. YellowCorvette

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    In my own interpretation, the former self of Ultra Magnus is an rookie Autobot cadet named Ultrion and he has a childhood friend relationship with another fembot called Moonlight before become the eventual owner of the Magnus Armor.

    During a short stay back at Ultrion's former home colony with his current Autobots and human comrades, Ultrion and his fellow comrades discovers that Moonlight has been forced by the Neo-Decepticon forces to be a spy for them to provide intel informations about their home colony so that the Neo-Decepticons can conquer it easier, in exchange for a payment and a shuttle ticket that allows for her to leave the colony during the Neo-Decepticon's conquer attempt. Despite knowing that Moonlight wants nothing to do with the war and just wants a normal peaceful life, Ultrion has no choice but harshly calls his former childhood friend out of risking the rest of the innocent civilians in the colony, even go as far as saying that he doesn't want to see her again (He still lets her go, through)

    Saddened by Ultrion's actions and especially after discovering that the Neo-Decepticons has betrayed her by hiding a deadly explosive bomb in the form of her payment of a luggage full of money when she was on board on her shuttle, she finally decides to be brave and planned to sacrifices herself by jumping out from the shuttle with the "luggage" and detonate it mid-air. Ultrion (As Ultra Magnus) who was fighting Neo-Decepticons forces at the same time realizes what's going on and plea for her to stop, only for her to actually detonates it and killing herself with the explosives with Ultra Magnus witnessing it in horror and sorrow from the ground.
     
  10. Arkimus Prime

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    Rescue Bots is set in the Animated universe, but a while later.
     
  11. Blam320

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    That directly contradicts the canon of both shows.
     
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    Transformers are metallic organics. That would explain their CNA.
     
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    I got a headcanon that explains the upcoming Ironworks figure and why the Micromaster Ironworks is called Irontread

    A piece of the AllSpark embedded itself into Ironworks' base, giving it life and causing it to transform for the first time. While teaching his newfound friend, the Micromaster Ironworks decided to rename himself to Irontread, and bestow his old name upon the base. The base, now known as Ironworks, is still learning, but has proven to be a valuable asset as the War for Cybertron continues.

    Also...

    Ricon is an old friend of Irontread's, being the opposite of his eccentricity and winding him in when he goes too far. He was genuinely shocked when Ironworks transformed for the first time, thinking that one of his friend's creations had somehow gained sentience due to Irontread's love affair with engineering.
     
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    Predaking, Victorion, Computron, and Piranahcon are the only combiners who can actually have proper thinking skills (Problem solving other than kill, proper sentences, etc)
    Volcanicus some how applies to this but only proper sentences but in dinobot talk.
     
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    Unicron actually didn't reformat Megatron and the wounded Decepticons in the 1986 movie; rather, he transferred their sparks into the completely different bodies of Cybertronians who were loyal to him.

    When Jetfire refers to his father as the "first wheel" in ROTF, he is actually referring to Scrounge, who transforms into a wheel.

    G1 Ultra Magnus doesn't remove his armor because there isn't anything underneath. He sacrificed his white Optimus-esque body to give Alpha Trion parts in order to rebuild Orion Pax, which is why they look similar.
     
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    Siege Jetfire's COMBAT armor pieces and additional weapons are actually parts of an independent drone unit, that can both separates into additional support weaponry and an AI-controlled support attack drone for supporting Jetfire in combat. This drone unit was created during a collaboration with Wheeljack and Brainstorm, and it works similarly with the Striker Packs and Skygrasper unit support system for the Strike Gundam from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED.
     
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    It was mentioned in the Super Link/Energon episode Return! Our Scorponok that Alpha Q used the spark of a dead Decepticon to create Scorponok. This lead me to come up with the headcanon that Scorponok was actually Thrust. However, due to Alpha Q's creation of Scorponok and the implantation of the memories of the Grand Chamberlain, Thrust's personality was permanently suppressed.
     
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    Most Decepticons are absolutely terrified of Soundwave.
     
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    I have something sorta like that... universes drift on the multiversal plane, and occasionally overlap. The events in Transformers: Prime, for example, occurred because the Movieverse and Cybertron game continuity overlapped (this became Aligned). G1 sliding over Animated got us Rescue Bots. Rescue Bots and Aligned got us Cyberverse, etc.
     
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    I like to think that 'Prime' is an honorific title somewhat akin to knighthood.
     
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