- Motto: "I can totally prove that I'm not a zombie! Just lean over hear, and let me take a little nibble out of your brains."
- Weapon: Double Barrelled Shell Launcher
Alternate Modes: Cybertronian Armored Medical Transport
Weapons: Laser Pistol, various medical equipment
Height: 32ft/ 9.75m
Quote: “You think you got it tough? Try being a doctor.”
Tech Skill: 7
For as long as he can remember, Armor Aid has dreamed of being a doctor, to perform miracles and save lives. Since becoming Garrus 9's only medical officer, his dream has turned into a nightmare.
When Armor Aid was first stationed on Garrus 9 he was assigned as a paramedic, to keep any injured mechs safe and stable within his heavily armored alternate mode, and transport them to the medical ward. Once there they would be properly treated by the prison's lone doctor and surgeon, Lancet.
Aside from a number of medical drones, Lancet and Armor Aid were the only medical personel assigned to Garrus 9, and it didn't take long for them to form a bond. Armor Aid looked up to Lancet, and admired the doctor's dedication and strong moral compass. He took it upon himself to protect the smaller, weaker doctor from the often violent patients. Lancet, in turn, saw great potential in Armor Aid, and became the young medic's teacher and mentor. Under Lancet's tutelage Armor Aid expanded his knowledge of Cybertronian medicine. They both dreamed of a day when the war would end and the young protoge would attend medical school, so they could start their own practice together. That day would never come.
One day Lancet confided in Armor Aid- the doctor had long suspected that there was corruption within the prison, and he planned on confronting the warden about it. Though Armor Aid wanted to join his mentor in case anyone tried to stop them, Lancet insisted that he go alone, and left Armor Aid to tend to the medical ward. Less than a cycle later, much to the medic's horror, Lancet was brought to the medical ward in critical condition after pushing an inmate out of the way of a "malfunctioning" automated turret. Though Armor Aid did everything he could to save his mentor, Lancet would become the first patient to die on Armor Aid's watch. Sadly, he would not be the last.
With the death of Lancet and no replacement in the foreseeable future, Armor Aid became Garrus 9's acting Chief Medical Officer. At first Armor Aid thought he would be ready for the challenge thanks to Lancet's teachings, but ultimately he would prove to be ill equipped for the task. Many seemingly routine treatments and standard operations have turned fatal by Armor Aid's inexperienced hands, giving Garrus 9 the worst mortality rate in the entire Autobot penal system.
Armor Aid has repeatedly requested a replacement or additional staff, but with the Autobot Medical Corp stretched thin throughout the galaxy there's no relief in sight. The vorns have taken their toll on Armor Aid. The once young, energetic paramedic with dreams of the future has become a sad, bitter mech, usually found locked in his office with a cy-gar-8 in his mouth, just trying to get through each day as the failure he believes he truly is.
Armor Aid possesses above-average intelligence, is fully trained as a paramedic, and has recieved additional medical training from his mentor Lancet. He is capable of repairing most minor injuries and replacing standard parts and armor under optimal conditions. Though it gives him great shame, he has become something of an expert on autopsies due to the sheer number he has had to perform since becoming Garrus 9's acting CMO.
Armor Aid transforms into a heavily armored medical transport, designed to carry most Cybertronians under 40 feet tall. While carrying passengers within his alternate mode Armor Aid can monitor the injured mech's vital signs, and provide them with a limited amount of energon to keep them stable. Patients are well protected within Armor Aid's thick armor, as he travels at speeds of up to 110 MPH, for up to 600 miles with a full fuel tank.
In robot mode Armor Aid possesses above average strength and great durability, and may possibly be the most physically imposing medical officer in the Autobot ranks. Armor Aid carries a variety of medical tools and equipment in several different compartments within his armor, and is armed with a standard issue laser pistol.
Armor Aid's armor is red with white windshields. His alternate mode is a more heavily armored version of a Cybertronian Ambulance.
When Armor Aid transforms into his robot mode the front hood extends and folds into his legs and feet, the roof of the rear section splits and folds into his arms, and his upper torso spins 180 degrees so the undercarriage makes his chest. His upper body is slightly bulkier than his lower body.
Armor Aid is not a fully trained or licensed doctor despite his current position as Garrus 9's chief medical officer. His skills in surgery are limited, as are his knowledge of mechanical viruses and infections, and he is easily frustrated by unexpected complications and side effects caused by his treatments.
As a result of his inability to properly treat so many patients, Armor Aid goes through frequent bouts of depression. This depression has led to an increasing dependence of cy-gar-8s, a newer type of cy-gar that is smaller, but contains 8 times the addictive chemicals and nano-toxins of the original. The longer Armor Aid goes without a cy-gar-8, the more difficult it becomes for him to focus on the task at hand. At times he shows signs of irritability, restlessness, and increasingly uncontrollable shaking. Though he can gain limited control of these symptoms by simulating the motions of using a cy-gar-8, inevitably he will have to find a private area such as his office to satisfy his cravings. So far he has managed to hide this addiction from others, but it is only a matter of time before it completely hinders his ability to function normally.