Skullcruncher

Series: G1 1987, Headmasters
Faction: Decepticon
Subgroup: Headmasters
G1 1987 Skull gallery

Tech Specs

Has a habit of grinding his teeth before he strikes -- annoying his friends and tipping off his enemies. Binary-bonded to Grax, a Nebulan industrialist who's joined up to eliminate his competition. In robot mode, uses softening ray run -- gives metal the consistency of rubber, making his enemies easier to chew when he reverts to alligator mode.

Strength:
10.0
Intelligence:
8.0
Speed:
3.0
Endurance:
10.0
Rank:
5.0
Courage:
9.0
Firepower:
5.0
Skill:
6.0
Total: 56
Transformers Tech Spec: Skullcruncher
[ Back To Top ]

Marvel's Transformers Universe Profile

Profile: Like Weirdwolf, Skullcruncher has a bad habit of tipping off his enemies just before he strikes. Instead of talking to himself, Skullcruncher grinds his metal teeth, producing a sound like nails being scraped down a blackboard, only amplified tenfold. Apart from tipping off Autobots, it sets Decepticons on edge. No one wants Skullcruncher as a partner, and if they do get stuck with him, they do their best to avoid combat, knowing only too well what will precede it. Though he professes to hate the taste of Autobots, Skulicruncher goes about eating them (after they've run, and if he manages to catch them) with considerable zest and relish. It's rare that there's enough left of an Autobot to fill an energon pod after Skullcruncher's finished with him. Whether he actually digests his victims or just does it for the fun of it isn't clear. Though tough and strong, Skullcruncher is a bit of mental plodder, stopping to chew in the midst of a raging battle. Too much to think about tends to annoy Skullcruncher, so he focuses on one job (or meal) at a time. His Nebulan partner is Grax, an industrialist who teamed up with Skullcruncher in order to eliminate his business rivals. Skullcruncher was less than impressed -- his Nebulan victims were not even 'bite-size' snacks.
Abilities: In robot mode, Skullcruncher uses a tissue demolecularization gun (he calls it a 'softening up' gun for a joke... or more likely because he can't get his vocal units around Its proper name) to give an opponent's metal skin the consistency of rubber, making it easier to chew (and digest?) when he transforms to alligator mode. He's even slower in alligator mode than he is in robot mode, and though he's deadly, he's also easy to avoid.
Weaknesses: Skullcruncher's slow, ponderous, and clumsy approach to stalking a victim makes him not only an easy Decepticon to evade, but also a sitting target for retaliatory action. Only his thick armor plating and tanklike advances keep him alive and full!
[ Back To Top ]
[ Back To Top ]

Cartoon Appearances

Skullcruncher appeared in the following 37 cartoon episodes:

[ Back To Top ]


Similar Items Ending Soon On eBay

FansProject Function X8 Crox Transformers G1 Headmaster Skullcruncher In USA Now - Time Remaining: 28 days 3 hours 27 minutes 50 seconds
Transformers G1 Skullcruncher Gun Repro (also fits Fansproject Crox ) Headmaster - Time Remaining: 10 days 3 minutes 29 seconds
Transformers G1 Decepticon Headmaster Skullcruncher Reissue Action Figure Toy - Time Remaining: 10 days 9 hours 18 minutes 35 seconds
Transformers G1 Decepticon Headmaster Skullcruncher Reissue Action Figure Toy  - Time Remaining: 10 days 11 hours 45 minutes 48 seconds
Transformers G1 Decepticon Headmaster Skullcruncher Reissue Action Figure Toy - Time Remaining: 10 days 16 hours 43 minutes 24 seconds
Transformers Reissue G1 Headmaster『Skullcruncher』 MISB - Time Remaining: 10 days 18 hours 56 minutes 2 seconds
1988 Transformers Headmasters Skullcruncher Spare Body Part HM (#2) - Time Remaining: 18 days 7 hours 3 minutes 37 seconds
Reissue  Transformers G1 Decepticon Headmaster Skullcruncher Action Figure Toy - Time Remaining: 12 days 32 minutes 15 seconds
Headmaster Skullcruncher Grax 1987 Vintage Hasbro G1 Transformers Action Figure - Time Remaining: 13 days 9 hours 38 minutes 53 seconds
Transformers G1 Headmaster Skullcruncher Reissue Toy Figure Doll 100% New in Box - Time Remaining: 14 days 20 hours 41 minutes 5 seconds
Transformers Headmasters Decepticon Skullcruncher 1987 Takara Hasbro Complete - Time Remaining: 15 days 19 hours 29 minutes 44 seconds
1988 Transformers Headmasters Skullcruncher & Tail & Headmaster Robot - Time Remaining: 23 days 6 hours 1 minute 35 seconds

Ending Soon On eBay

G1 Transformers Trypticon  Decepticon Hasbro Untested - Time Remaining: 6 days 21 hours 1 minute 34 seconds
BadCube OTS-04 Wardog G1 Transformers MP Warpath new in stock - Time Remaining: 6 days 20 hours 17 minutes 37 seconds
Transformers Lot! - Silverstreak, G1 Astrotrain (loose) Hasbro - Time Remaining: 6 days 22 hours 16 minutes 27 seconds
RARE Transformers Rescue Bots Playskool Heros Medix - The Doc-Bot Figure b4 - Time Remaining: 7 days 19 hours 46 minutes 38 seconds
Hasbro Transformers G1 Classics Grimlock Gregg Berger sealed & autographed - Time Remaining: 5 days 23 hours 3 minutes 43 seconds
Transformers G1 1985 HOUND IGA (mexican) instructions book manual - Time Remaining: 6 days 20 hours 26 minutes 59 seconds
Transformers Robots In Disguise X-Brawn, Ultra Magnus,Autobot Skido,Mudflap - Time Remaining: 7 days 3 hours 36 minutes 48 seconds
KUP~ Complete~ REAL NICE~ G1 TRANSFORMERS~ ALL ORIGINAL~ C-9+ - Time Remaining: 6 days 22 hours 8 minutes 17 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #149 - Titans Arrive
Twincast / Podcast #149:
"Titans Arrive"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, July 10th, 2016