Director Michael Bay described him as "apocalyptic". Furious, Megatronus redoubled his attack. Also, as seen in the movie, he can also teleport and move objects with his mind. Despite this information, a Jetfire fused Optimus is easily able to destroy the Fallen single-handedly. Following the clone's death, The Fallen's essence passed into Jetfire. Strength: In the end, the Primes took the Matrix and hid it inside a tomb made up of their own bodies so that Megatronus, know called "The Fallen", would be unable to activate the machine. Jetfire Profile However, the Primes still managed to sacrifice themselves to hide the Creation Matrix, key to the AllSpark, while the Fallen was imprisoned in a pocket dimension on one of Saturn's moons... until Megatron released him! Dweller In The Depths Silent Strike The Other One, Thundercracker swore by Megatronus when he was forced to speak to Shockwave in Shadow Striker's stead. He can also summon drones. Megatron tries to help his master, but is quickly overpowered and blasted out of the fight by Optimus. For the current Decepticon leader who took the Fallen's original name, see, Dawn of the Universe and war between chaos and order, "Activision Secures All-Star Talent Line-Up For Transformers(TM): Revenge of the Fallen Video Game", https://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2009-04-01-transformers-first-look_N.htm, TFW2005.com - Takara Tomy Staff Interview Translation: Hisashi Yuki, TFW2005.com - ROTF Gathering at the Nemesis Image Gallery, TFW2005.com - New Voyager Fallen and Highbrow Images, TFW2005.com - Images and Review of HFTD the Fallen with Spear, Hasbro's TRANSFORMERS Q&A: The Answers! In an attempt by Megatronus to take the power of the dormant Necrotitan, their sparks merged to become Necrotronus. The pair thus became the vanguards of the army as Megatronus continued their eastward advance, conquering the Forgotten Plains, deposing Liege Maximo, and giving them the opportunity to attack the humble village that would one day become the Crystal City. #3's Contents section, Legend had it that the first seven Transformers were created by Primus, but the Fallen believed them to be creations of the AllSpark. He evolved, and during his ascension he planned for the eventual battle with his brothers. But They're Cute? However, Optimus receives parts from Jetfire, making him super-powerful, arrives on the scene and promptly disables the Sun Harvester beyond repair while knocking the Fallen and Megatron off of the pyramid. The Fallen responded by summoning up troops of his own, who combined with him. A great battle took place, but ultimately, The Fallen was defeated and the remaining Primes hid themselves and the Matrix of Leadership, and The Fallen's harvester was concealed within a pyramid in Egypt. Defiance #3, But simply taking the planet would not be enough. With Optimus too weak to battle him alone, the Fallen uses the Matrix to activate the Sun Harvester, and none of the human forces are able to stop the Fallen. Learning of his betrayal, the other Primes launched an assault on the Decepticon forces. Parley, The Fallen tried to defend the Sun Harvester from some Autobot attackers. Megatronus propositions a slightly unwilling Steeljaw into creating a GroundBridge to release him from his prison and in exchange would ensure that Earth will become his to rule. However, a super-powered Optimus Prime, now fused with Jetfire, destroyed the harvester and attacked The Fallen, sending them both falling to the ground below. 10 Angered by Megatronus, Windblade, Megatron, Victorion and Perceptor travelled to a Swamp to claim the Requiem Blaster before him, coincidentally recruiting the Combiners Volcanicus, Predaking and the Requiem Blaster's current protector, Optimus Primal. He was unable to warn them that The Fallen's essence had taken root in his spark as they broke through the ice holding him. This issue shows many key points in previous Transformers stories from across the original comics, the original cartoon, Beast Wars, and the Armada television series. He is briefly mentioned in the episode "Partners", when Starscream tells the Autobots he wishes to join them, Bulkhead jokes by saying that he's been "lobbing with The Fallen". Exodus, According to legend, at the beginning of time, Unicron and Primus battled each other for eons, with neither side remaining victorious for long. However, the last of the Primes had survived his battle with Megatron and now revealed to the enraged Decepticon leader that The Fallen had betrayed him. Enraged, The Fallen commanded Optimus to join his brothers in death and two engaged in a fierce duel, but it quickly became apparent that Optimus was strong enough to face The Fallen. He succeeded, but moments after Prime's resurrection, The Fallen appeared amongst the assorted NEST troops, scattering the soldiers, pinning Optimus and stealing the Matrix. The Fallen, feeling a darker sense of purpose that complemented his darker powers, traveled from world to world to world, killing scores of organisms and assimilating their technology, and leaving the dry husks of planets in his wake. Upon Megatron's revival he traveled to the Nemesis, where The Fallen stayed in a life-support chair while Starscream oversaw the creation of a new army of Decepticons. To ensure that the Matrix of Leadership in the sword's hilt would find its way to its next owner when the time was right, however, Onyx coldly informed his student that his usefulness was at an end and murdered him, telling him that—thanks to the impending rise of Megatron—Cybertronians would, after a fashion, remember his name. These massive machines created energon, the vital energy of Transformers, by destroying suns, and were activated by the artifact of the Primes known as the Matrix of Leadership. The Dynasty tempered their search with the rule of sparing stars with inhabited worlds, but The Fallen believed that the Dynasty's compassion would ultimately doom the Cybertronians to inevitable extinction. However, Bumblebee still questions if he is not dead. The First Who Was Named, Megatronus's name was stricken from the Cybertronian records for his crimes, and on both Cybertron and its colony worlds he was only remembered as "The Fallen." Were he ever able to escape, he would be a supremely powerful danger. As the ship's construction came to an end, The Fallen told Megatron the story of his origin and his plans regarding the harvester on Earth. If the first Transformers were Primus's disciples, then The Fallen is his Judas. Through Steeljaw's pack's efforts, Megatronus arrives on Earth on Crown City's Liberty Island. From there, Megatronus set up a plan to recover Solus from the Well by draining the Sparks of all other sentient beings in the Universe. Also made was a "Warrior Class" figure of Megatronus (the renaming of the Deluxe class for Robots In Disguise) that came in two variants: one exclusive to Toys R Us worldwide with his faceplate down, and a mass release version with the faceplate up. Vector Prime noted that this was not the only reality where Megatronus was drawn to human pyramids and wondered if there was any link to Devil Z's own affinity for pyramids and the Nazca Lines. Megatronus confronted Solus Prime over a newly created suit of armor intended for Maximo's "farm". As the Thirteen rested, Solus Prime was convinced that the Requiem Blaster should be destroyed, not to fall in wrong hands. In those versions, he also eluded Megatron by promising to transform him into a Prime upon the defeat of the Autobots. He is also armed with a void scepter, and has telekinesis. Unfortunately, Sam was in Egypt hunting for the Matrix of Leadership after being told it might be able to revive Optimus. The character appears as the titular main antagonist of the series' second live action film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, the 2009 sequel to the 2007 Transformers movie. His lover, however, suddenly grew in size and grabbed him. Now confident of no threats to him, the Fallen himself travels to Earth to complete his plans to destroy humanity, demanding the humans to turn over Sam to him otherwise the Decepticons will kill them all. He has also collaborated with Overlord, who arrived in Unicron's corpse to claim the Matrix of Chaos. Megatronus is mentioned as one of the original thirteen Primes in the 2010 book Transformers: Exodus. Enraged again by another nuisance to his plans, Megatronus attempted to stop Primal, but before this was possible he was able to open the Matrix for himself, becoming the new Matrix-bearer Optimal Optimus. Megatronus retieved his fallen Spark fuser and activated it, intending to draw the remnants of Unicron's anti-spark from the Earth's core and merge it with the AllSpark, destroying both Earth and Cybertron. Megatronus, though the namesake of the Decepticon leader Megatron in the book, holds no sway over Megatron, who took the name simply because he had none of his own and wished to be associated with power and grandeur. However, the other Primes formed a rule forbidding themselves to use the harvesters on planets with life.However, upon discovering the Humans on Earth, Megatronus instantly disliked the humans, referring t… He has the ability to teleport and generate a shockwave upon reappearance. You can help Transformers Wiki by expanding it. While it charged, the humans attempted to destroy the harvester with their heavy weapons. The Matrix of Leadership remained in Optimal's possession, however, enabling him to lead the Maximals in a fight against the Predacons (Beast Wars) in the distant future. By uniting with a larger Transformer, the Prime Master could channel the powers of Megatronus's Spark and grant them unique abilities that varied with each new partner. Nineteen thousand years ago, Seven Primes landed on Earth. Transformers: Forged to Fight, For a list of every permutation of Megatronus's abilities, see, The Fallen's involvement in the preceding events, or events mostly similar, were also chronicled in the novels ", Battle for the Matrix is a simplified retelling of the events of, Live-action film series continuity family. In the DS Autobots game, the Fallen says "Your fight is with me, Optimus Prime", but when the cut scene ends and you turn around you'll hear the dying sound and see the Fallen dying, and Prime isn't even there. An attack from combined Autobot and Decepticon forces led by Shockwave and Prowl disrupted his plans, and Primus himself reached out and promptly destroyed the Fallen. Impressed and honored by Megatron's respect of his name, he christened himself as the first Decepticon, in order to inspire future generations he had foreseen. When Solus accepted the deal - for she would not accept her beloved one could take any more lives - Megatronus was lured into the Well of All Sparks, instantly draining his lifeless body inside. Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fallen_(Transformers)&oldid=983634810, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from July 2009, Articles lacking reliable references from July 2009, Articles using Infobox character with multiple unlabeled fields, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. There he subsequently engages Optimus Prime and the other Autobots, and reveals he has been granted enhanced abilities by an unknown source. Bugly and Mindwipe leaked information to draw the Protectobots out into combat with Devastator, while Bludgeon hatched a plot to snare both Grimlock and Jetfire. According to Hasbro, he was formerly known as Megatronus Prime, and was a multiversal singularity, meaning that while he exists across the multiverse, this is no longer the case because of an event called The Shrouding, where all multiversal singularities within the Hasbro-Takara multiversal now exist as separate beings within each universe.