Transformers Decepticon Laserbeak

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Updated: February 9, 2011

G1 Laserbeak

LASERBEAK
ALLEGIANCE: DECEPTICON
FUNCTION: INTERROGATION

The only point I like in Autobots: melting point.”

Profile: Laserbeak takes a sadistic pleasure in hunting his prey. He prefers to play with them and slowly cripple them before moving in for the kill. On Cybertron, his appearance on the battlefront would usually mean the battle was over and the Decepticons had won. Then it would be his turn to pick off the straggling survivors. How-ever, given a situation where the odds are against him, he is clearly not very brave. He’ll run for safety. And he makes no attempt to hide this fear. if Decepticon Leader Megatron didn’t have a special appreciation for Laser-beak’s lethal style, he might have gotten rid of Laserbeak a long time ago.

Abilities: In robot mode, Laserbeak can fly at speeds of up to 250 mph with a range of 1500 miles. He has two independently targetable laser cannons that can fly on their own. Laserbeak emits a laser beam that is able to pierce 2-inch thick plate steel at a distance of 30 miles. Laserbeak uses these beams like a surgeon uses his scalpels—with extreme precision. He employs this talent to persuade captives to reveal secret information —before he disposes of them.

Weaknesses: The Autobots are well aware of Laserbeak’s lack of bravery and take advantage of that flaw to thwart his machinations whenever they can. Also, Laserbeak has a serious dependency on ruby crystals, which empower his lasers. When his supply runs out, he’s been known to become so terrified of his vulnerability that his systems completely shut down and he becomes immobile.

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