|Voiced by||Josh Keaton|
War on Cybertron
Tailgate was a member of the Delta Team, along with Arcee, on Cybertron. On one combat mission, Tailgate failed to take down a Decepticon sniper, forcing Acree to attack the Decepticons directly. As the two discussed where to meet, Acree was captured by Airachnid. While Arcee was captive, Tailgate was captured and brought to Airachnid. Airachnid then killed Tailgate, after Arcee refused to reveal the coordinates of an incoming Autobot attack.
Years after his death, Tailgate is still remembered. When Cliffjumper and Arcee were captured on a Decepticon warship Arcee refused to work with Cliffumper, fearing that he might suffer the same fate as Tailgate had. Cliffjumper then told Arcee he knew what happened to Tailgate, as he was part of the rescue mission that saved Arcee.
Arcee said to Smokescreen to keep on his guard because, she had already lost two partners, one being Tailgate and other Cliffjumper. 
- He seems to have the same body type as Cliffjumper.
- Even though he only had a few seconds of screen time, a Cyberverse toy based on him was made. However, the toy is blue and white, while he appears to be a shade of red in the show.
- Though it may be because he was badly damaged by Arachnid, before she killed him.
- Tailgate shares his voice-actor with Arcee's human partner, Jack.
- Predatory (First appearance, Flashback Only)
- Partners (Mentioned only)
- Metal Attraction (Mentioned only)
- Out of the Past (Mentioned only)
- Alpha, Omega (Mentioned only)
| Optimus Prime | Arcee | Bumblebee | Bulkhead | Ratchet | Wheeljack | Ultra Magnus | Smokescreen | Knock Out
|Cliffjumper | Tailgate | Seaspray | Alpha Trion|
|Decepticons | Thirteen | Neutral | Wreckers | Star Seekers|