- Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
- Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
Why are there changes in Transformers names? Bluestreak to Silverstreak,Shrapnel to Skrapnel,Trailbreaker to Trailcutter?? What's up with that?
You mean you've never heard of Trademarks?
Long story sort, when a name has to be changed, 9 times out of 10 Hasbro has lost the right to use the name, either it's being used by a competitor, or it's rendered too generic (like when people use "Kleenex" for tissues, or "Legos" for building block).
Another reason why names are changed is purely a cultural one. In most such cases, the name is a derogatory term in the US or the UK. Examples include "Slag" "Slapper" and "Spastic".
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1) BW Neo X-7 Elphaorpha
2) RiD Grimlock, Hightower & Wedge
3) Energon Sledge, Duststorm, Bonecrusher & Wideload
4) Universe 2003 Night Slash Cheetor
5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)
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