"We are autonomous robotic organisms from the planet Cybertron, also known as Autobots."
Optimus Prime[src]

The Autobots are a group of Cybertronian freedom fighters led by Optimus Prime. Their primary foes are the tyrannical Decepticons



The Autobot symbol long predated the Autobot cause and is used to represent Cybertron across the galaxy. Eons later, when Orion Pax wanted to change society, he adopted the symbol for his movement. His movement was opposed by the Decepticons who had similar goals but differing means of obtaining those goals. When the rank of Prime was given to Orion, now Optimus Prime instead of Megatron, the Decepticons waged a full-scale war on Cybertron. Given that the Autobots had several loyalists due to Optimus' new status, the Autobots fought back, each side wishing to impose their view of a just society on the planet. So many Autobot sparks were lost in the devastating conflict. When Cybertron's core shut down, the Autobots left to continue fighting across the galaxy. 

Eventually, the final battle came to waged in the orbit of planet Earth. Due to efforts of Team Prime, specifically Bumblebee, the Autobots emerged as the victors of the Great War. Despite an attack from Unicron and the loss of Optimus Prime, they continued to run the planet in a peaceful manner.

After the war, the Autobots reestablished the government of Cybertron from before the Great War started. A High Council to govern the planet. Unlike the pre-war government, there is no more caste system. Bots born from the Allspark are not assigned roles in society, instead they choose what they want to do, if they qualify for that role, much like applying for a job on Earth. The Autobot military now seems to act more like a police force than an army and only arrests Decepticons (and possibly other Autobots) charged with a crime, rather than kill them since there is no longer a war. Not every Autobot is a "police officer" or "soldier". The Autobot symbol now just means a Cybertronian is part of the faction. Some Autobots, such as Sideswipe, are civilians. The Post-War High Council seems to be run by neutrals who don't like Autobots or Decepticons and blames Optimus Prime and Megatron for causing the war.


The starting members of the Autobots included Jazz and Ratchet. Zeta Prime was the leader of the Autobots for much of the war. Orion Pax took the name Optimus (not yet holding the rank Prime) during the war. He was likely second-in-command of the or just the Field Commander of the Autobots. Ultra Magnus joined the Autobots around the time of the battle of the Hydrax Plateau. His regiment was named the Wreckers and fought the Decepticons alongside other Autobots. After Vos was destroyed, several Seekers joined the Autobots and became known as the Aerialbots. After the destruction of Praxus, Prowl and Ironhide joined the Autobots. During the Battle of the Tagan Heights, Defensor was built. Bulmblebee joined the Autobots before Tyger Pax. Jetfire joined the Autobots after Megatron took over Trypticon Station. The Dinobots joined the Autobots before Fall of Cybertron. Omega Supreme was activated during War for Cybertron. During Fall of Cybertron, Metroplex was also activated and helped the Autobots. Smokescreen joins the Autobots shortly after. The time that the other Autobots joined the group is unknown.

List of AutobotsEdit

-note: Some characters may or may not be other characters of the same name, and will be listed as if they were seperate characters. examples include Sideswipe and Grimlock from Robots in DIsguise.

Team PrimeEdit

  • Optimus Prime/Optimus/Orion Pax - Autobot Leader (On Cybertron)
  • Arcee - Soldier, Former Delta Team member (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Bulkhead - Warrior, Former Wrecker (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Ratchet - Medic (On Cybertron)
  • Wheeljack - Soldier, Former Wrecker (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Smokescreen - Soldier, Former Elite Guard Cadet (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Ultra Magnus - Second-in-Command, Former Leader of the Wreckers (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Cliffjumper - Soldier (Deceased)
  • Bumblebee - Warrior, Former Scout (now leader of the Bee Team)

Bee TeamEdit

  • Bumblebee - Team Leader, Former Scout, now Lieutenant (On Earth)
  • Strongarm - Autobot police cadet (On Earth)
  • RID Sideswipe - Warrior, juvenile Delinquent (On Earth)
  • RID Grimlock - Dinobot/ Former Decepticon (On Earth)
  • Drift - Samurai Bounty Hunter (On Earth)
  • Ultra Bee - Combined Form

Ark CrewEdit

  • Ironhide - Captain of the Ark (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth Arrival)
  • Jazz - Soldier (Survived the Great War)
  • Perceptor - Scientist (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Kup - Veteran (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Sunstreaker - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Mirage - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Brawn - Warrior (Deceased)
  • Bluestreak - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Rodimus - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Hubcap - Communications (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
  • Blaster - Communications (Deceased)
  • FOC Sideswipe - Pilot of the Ark (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival; Presumably RID Sideswipe)
  • Aerialbots
    • Superion - Warrior/Combined Form
      • Silverbolt - Leader (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
      • Air Raid - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
      • Slingshot - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
      • Skydive - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)
      • Fireflight - Warrior (Last seen before Team Prime's Earth arrival)

Delta TeamEdit

  • Tailgate - Soldier (Deceased)
  • Arcee - Former Team Member


  • Defensor (combined form; all the Protectobot members' names are assumed due to line-up in other continuities)
    • Hot Spot - Leader
    • First Aid
    • Streetwise
    • Groove
    • Blades - (presumably not the Rescue Bot of the same name)

Lightning Strike Coalition Force/DinobotsEdit

  • FOC Grimlock - Dinobot Leader (May or may not be RID Grimlock, Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Swoop - Bombardier (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Slug - Tactician (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Snarl - Analyst (Last seen on Cybertron)
  • Sludge - Logistics Expert (Last seen on Cybertron)

Rescue Force Sigma-17Edit

  • Heatwave - Leader/ Fire Fighter (On Earth)
  • Boulder - Construction (On Earth)
  • Chase - Law Enforcement (On Earth)
  • Blades - Air Support (On Earth)
  • Blurr - Velocitronian Speedster (On Earth)
  • Salvage - Possible Junkion (on Earth)
  • High Tide - Aquatic Drill Seargeant (on Earth)
  • Servo - "Mini-Con" rescue dog (on Earth)
  • Quickshadow - "Spy" (on Earth)

Titans Edit


Pre-War Cybertronian High CouncilEdit

  • Alpha Trion - Prime, Hall of Records Archivist, Former High Council Member (fate unknown, possibly deceased)
  • Halogen (Deceased)
  • Sigil - High Counciler (fate unknown)
  • Sentinel Zeta Prime - Former Autobot Leader (Deceased)
  • Soundwave - Former Pre-War Councilmember (left to join Kaon Gladiators)
  • Elita-One - Council Member (fate unknown)
  • Drivetrain - Patriarch of the Constructicons (may have joined the Constructicons)
  • Contrail - Seeker (left to join the Decepticons; possibly survived the Great War)
  • Ratbat - Mini-Con (left to join the Decepticons)


  • Fixit - Alchemor Caretaker Mini-con (stayed on Earth with Bee Team)
  • Toolbox - Alchemor Caretaker Mini-Con (left Earth onboard Alchemor)
  • Cinch - Alchemor Caretaker Mini-Con (left Earth onboard Alchemor)
  • Other Fixit-style Mini-Cons aboard the Alchemor (left Earth onboard Alchemor)
  • Undertone - Ratchet's Buzzsaw Mini-con Partner
  • Jetstorm - Drift's Buzzsaw Mini-con Partner
  • Slipstream - Drift's Buzzsaw Mini-Con Partner
  • Stuntwing - Mini-Con working with Soundwave
  • Trickout - Mini-Con working with Soundwave
  • Weaponizers - (Left Earth for Parts Unknown)



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