With the toy packaging favoring brevity, to put it mildly, the old days of character bios seem to be behind us. But where the packages are unable to provide, Hasbro is still filling in some extra info via their Transformers website. The various product pages for the first two waves of Titans Return carry generally at least somewhat enhanced character blurbs that offer a little more detail. Some of these have been seen previously, but for most of wave 2 we're getting first looks at things like Titan Master powers, plus some nice touches of flavor in the character writing. Keep reading for a collection of all the bios to date!
Fortress Maximus is the ultimate weapon. In his alt mode, he is a city, a headquarters the Autobots can use as a base of operations. In battle, his sheer size makes him almost unstoppable. He is one of the few known Titans that remain in the universe. Whoever controls him controls a weapon of unimaginable magnitude.
Powermaster Optimus Prime
Optimus Prime will stand against any threat. Autobot Apex helps him face enemies that even the Autobot Commander cannot face alone. The Titan Master carries a portion of the spark, and power, of Optimus Prime, increasing the legendary warrior's already immense ability. With that boost to his systems, he charges into battle as Powermaster Optimus Prime.
Autobot Blaster is a master of stealing enemy signals and classified data. To decode encrypted Decepticon transmissions, Autobot Blaster links with his Titan Master partner, Twin Cast. Twin Cast is a walking cipher - a bot with the most advanced cryptography programming in the universe.
Soundwave is the most feared signal-stealer in the universe, and his Titan Master partner Soundblaster is a master of cyber infiltration. He drops a backdoor code into the systems of any bot he unites with, giving Soundwave a way in. With that access, Soundwave can raid any bot's processors -- completely undetected -- and steals a constant stream of information.
Galvatron will risk anything for conquest, including uniting with Nucleon. Nucleon is fueled by an unstable energy source. He brings increased strength and unpredictable powers, but can damage bots he links with beyond repair. If Galvatron can successfully harness the power of Nucleon, he'll gain an overwhelmingly powerful universal systems upgrade.
Sentinel Prime has returned. One of the most powerful warriors who has ever lived, the former Autobot leader looks to impose his will on a universe that sits on the edge of full-blown war. The Titan Master Autobot Infinitus gives Sentinel Prime temporary invincibility by shielding him with a forcefield.
Astrotrain is a master at keeping his enemies guessing. He uses his Triple Changer ability to spread confusion. He shifts so rapidly between modes the Autobots can't tell if they're being attacked by one Decepticon or three. The Titan Master Darkmoon gives Astrotrain an even greater advantage: he has a cloaking mode that makes Astrotrain undetectable to Autobot sensors.
An ancient and wise warrior, Alpha Trion possesses immense knowledge. He has spent centuries helping to lead the Autobots. When he does pick up his sword and join them on the battlefield, he attacks with the skill of a true master. His Titan Master partner, Autobot Sovereign, carries the energy of Primus, giving any bot he unites with immeasurable power. Alpha Trion is one of the few bots who can harness that power without risking a systems overload.
Blurr is one of the fastest known Autobots. When Blurr unites with Hyperfire, it boosts his already incredible speed even further, making him fast enough to outrun blaster fire.
Scourge is a tracker unrivaled in his ability. The Decepticon is one of the universe's most powerful bots, and those he pursues inevitably meet with an unfortunate end. Titan Master Fracas can steal the powers of other bots, letting Scourge harness whatever ability suits his sinister plans.
Skullsmasher has an endless appetite for combat, and for Autobots! He doesn't need blasters or other weapons -- he'd rather defeat his enemies by devouring them. He isn't the quietest Decepticon, which can make catching his targets harder. Titan Master Grax makes Skullsmasher invisible to the Autobots by masking his energy signature. When they team up, it's time to chow down.
Titan Master Furos might be the only bot who craves battle more than Hardhead. That makes him the perfect partner for the combat-driven Autobot. Just don't get them started on whose fireblast took down that Decepticon. Furos gives Hardhead a regenerative healing power that instantly repairs armor and systems damage in battle.
If anyone can produce an Autobot super soldier, it's Chromedome. The computer scientist can reprogram a bot’s systems to make them function at beyond-peak performance. Autobot Stylor gives Chromedome a rare programming tool: the power of mnemosurgery, the ability to access and edit another bot's memories.
Highbrow knows all the answers but usually can’t be bothered to explain them in ways other bots can actually understand. He's one of the most intelligent Autobots, and a master of predicting what the Decepticons will do next. The gravity disruptors of Xort give Highbrow the power to manipulate gravitational fields.
A cruel and vicious Decepticon Wolfwire is. Talk in backward sentences he does. His Titan Master partner has a similar knack for reversals. The Titan Master Monxo gives Wolfwire the power to rewind time in short bursts, but it drains his energy to dangerously low levels.
Mindwipe and Vorath can destroy an Autobot target without ever picking up a blaster. The Decepticon hypnotist and his Titan Master partner manipulate other bots to carry out their sinister plans. Mindwipe starts by casting his hypnotic spell, and then Vorath takes full control over other bots' central processors, turning them into servants that do their bidding.
Autobot Wheelie is small, and if you heard him talk, you wouldn't think he would last very long in battle. But the Decepticons haven't managed to deactivate him yet. In fact, he's taken out a few Decepticons himself. The Autobot has mastered the skills to survive any situation on or off the battlefield. The other thing he does better than any bot is rhyme. In fact, he does it all the time. It makes other Autobots groan. And that's why Autobot Wheelie spends so much time alone.
Autobot Rewind was created by the Autobots to counter the Decepticon spy Soundwave and his team. His vast databanks allow him to capture almost any datapoint his sensors pick up. He stores seemingly endless amounts of information, which makes him perfect for surveillance operations.
Autobot Stripes is a tactical recon expert who works for Autobot Blaster. He was created by the Autobots to counter the Decepticon spy Soundwave and his team. Autobot Stripes is trained in stealth tactics, but he's ferocious enough to fight his way out of trouble if the Decepticons detect his energy signature.
Laserbeak is part of a team of Decepticon spies led by Soundwave. Laserbeak is a tracker who excels at hunting down enemy targets. He’s also a fearsome interrogator who persuades captured Autobots to spill their secrets by threatening them with his laser cannons.
Decepticon Ravage is part of a team of Decepticon spies led by Soundwave. A loyal and dedicated operative, he is ruthlessly effective at getting the data he needs. Hidden in the shadows, he silently tracks his prey and strikes with ferocious force when the Autobots least expect it.
Decepticon Rumble is part of a team of Decepticon spies led by Soundwave. A demolitions expert who often speaks in rhyme, Decepticon Rumble is a trash-talking, Autobot-stalking brawler. Though he's small in size, he's capable of bringing down huge targets by transmitting low-frequency ground waves that create powerful earthquakes.
Terri-Bull is a filthy slob. The Decepticon is one of the most vile bots there is, and he's proud of it. Even though he stinks, leaks fluids, and can't be bothered to clean his armor, other bots know not to call him on it. His mean streak is as nasty as his smell. When Terri-Bull unites with other bots, he gives them the ability to attack other bots with a corrosive rust cloud.
Crashbash is a one-bot wrecking crew. He barrels through anything that stands in his way with thundering brute force. When Crashbash unites with other bots, he gives them the ability to harness unstoppable berserker rage.
Loudmouth speaks at full blast. The Autobot is louder than everyone, and his audio-processor-shattering volume never stops. This can be intimidating to enemies in battle, even if it's constantly blowing his allies' cover. When Loudmouth unites with other bots, he gives them the ability to disable enemy systems with a Circuit Shock Disruptor.
Nightbeat can sleuth out the truth behind any mystery. He's a relentless detective who's not afraid to chase clues wherever they lead, even if it means getting himself into trouble with enemies much bigger and stronger than he is. When Nightbeat unites with other bots, he gives them exceptional tracking ability.
The menacing shadow of Apeface is enough to make other bots scatter. The Decepticon believes intimidation is the best weapon. He's loud, obnoxious, and strikes fear into the sparks of other bots through his bloodcurdling growls. When Apeface teams up with other bots, he gives them the ability to mass shift and grow in size.
Brawn wouldn’t want any bot mistaking his small size for an easy target. The Autobot boldly welcomes any and all challenges, even if that challenge is a Decepticon 10 times his size. His overconfident attitude sometimes lands him in trouble he has to fight his way out of, but that’s just the way Brawn likes it. When Brawn teams up with other bots he enhances their armor making them virtually indestructible.
Skytread is double the trouble on the battlefield. This Decepticon has a knack for playing bait, setting the ultimate trap, and reeling in the enemy. He prefers to divide and conquer (literally). When Skytread teams up with other bots, he gives them the ability to create a clone decoy of themselves.
Clobber would rather handle things with his thundering fists than with a blaster or an Energon sword. Clobber often boasts of his legendary strength, "Clobber no need weapon, Clobber already have two." When Clobber teams up with other bots, he gives them super strength.