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Dead End

Series: G1 1986, Transformers: 2010
Faction: Decepticon
Subgroup: Stunticons
G1 1986 Dead End gallery

Tech Specs

Sullen, fatalistic, sees little reason to continue Transformers' war. Motivating him to fight is always a problem. Vain--spends most of his time shining himself. In car mode, goes 220 mph. Radar scan covers 200 mile radius. In robot mode, has a compressor-air gun that shoots a 40,000 psi blast of air. Combines with fellow Stunticons to form "Menasor."

Strength:
7.0
Intelligence:
6.0
Speed:
7.0
Endurance:
7.0
Rank:
5.0
Courage:
9.0
Firepower:
5.0
Skill:
7.0
Total: 53
Transformers Tech Spec: Dead End
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Marvel's Transformers Universe Profile

Profile: Sullen and fatalistic; Dead End sees little reason to continue the Aotobot-Decepticon War since all Transformers will eventually become inoperative anyway, even though it might take tens of thousands of years. Yet he spends more time keeping himself unmarred and shiny than any of his fellow Stunticons, an irony not lost upon Motormaster, who speculates that Dead wants to at least make sure he leaves a pretty wreck when he dies. This vanity leads to a lot of teasing and derision directed toward Dead End, which makes him feel worse. The only thing that can lift his spirits is blasting Autobots in battle, despite what he says about the pointlessness of it all. It seems he's too busy trying to save own life to get depressed about the possibility of losing it.
Abilities: In car mode, Dead End can reach speeds of up to 220 mph. He emanates a radar signal that allows him to detect the movements of any vehicle or robot within a 200-mile radius, and he can use it to mentally map the surrounding terrain as well. He's adept at using this ability to lead enemy Autobots into traps- such as dead ends! In robot mode, he carries a compressor-air gun, which can let out a blast of air that packs a 40,000 psi punch, enough to splinter a grove of oak trees. He combines with his fellow Stunticons to form the giant robot, Menasor.
Weaknesses: Dead End is a fearless fighter in battle, but getting him motivated to begin fighting is always a problem. Sometimes he can be so listless and depressed that it takes a direct hit with a cluster bomb to spur him to fight. When that happens, he's usually no longer in any condition for battle.
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