FUNCTION: DINOBOT COMMANDER
FIRST APPEARANCE: TRANSFORMERS # 4
the winners, there is no room for the weak."
The most fearsome and powerful of the Dinobots, Grimlock
would gladly usurp Optimus Prime's role as Autobot Commander if he
thought he could get away with it. For now, he's happy to
tear into the enemy Decepticons whenever he can and wait
for a more opportune moment to try for the leadership. He
can be cold and merciless, and shows contempt for those
he views as weak, such as humans and even some fellow
Autobots. But he is a valiant warrior and his actions
command respect from all who are witness to them, both
friend and foe.
Grimlock's strength is second only to Optimus
Prime's, and even
that is arguable. In Dinobot mode he can use his powerful
jaws to snap in two virtually anything that comes between
them - from a 4-foot diameter steel cable to a Decepticon
leg. In Autobot mode he wields an energo-sword, which can
slice a 2-foot thick concrete wall with one sweep of its
crackling blade. He also uses a double-barrelled,
self-propelled rocket launcher.
Other than arrogance and lack of speed, Grimlock has no