Transformers Toys (Generation One)

Transformers ToysTransformers was undoubtedly one of the most popular cartoons of the 1980’s, the show lasted for 4 seasons from 1984 to 1987 before being cancelled. The Transformers toys however lasted far longer than the TV series, starting in 1984 and not coming to an end until the early 1990’s. Even after such a great run through the 1980’s and early 1990’s, it wasn’t long before Generation Two started (1993) and we saw a whole host of new cartoons and toys relesed.

Every Transformers fan will know that the Transformers are split between Autobots and Decepticons,  that is how they are grouped below. In total Transformers Generation One had 349 toys released across nine waves, probably the largest of any toy-line released in the 1980’s, take a look below and see how many you recognise!

Transformers Toys (Generation One)

Series 1 (1984)

Autobots

The first wave of Transformers toys saw the release of eighteen Autobots including some of the most popular characters such as Optimus Prime and Bumblebee.

Full list: Optimus Prime, Brawn, Bumblebee, Cliffjumper, Gears, Huffer, Windcharger, Bluestreak, Hound, Ironhide, Jazz, Mirage, Prowl, Ratchet, Sideswipe, Sunstreaker, Trailbreaker, Wheeljack.

Decepticons

The first wave of Decepticons had nowhere near the same amount of figures as the Autobots, however many of these first Decepticon figures were very popular.

Full list: Megatron, Soundwave, Buzzsaw, Frenzy, Laserbeak, Ravage, Rumble, Skywarp, Starscream, Thundercracker.

Series 2 (1985)

Autobots

Full List: Blaster, Jetfire, Omega Supreme, Perceptor, Beachcomber, Cosmos, Powerglide, Seaspray, Warpath, Volks, Grapple, Hoist, Red Alert, Skids, Inferno, Smokescreen, Tracks, Topspin, Twin Twist, Road Buster, Whirl, Grimlock, Slag, Sludge, Snarl, Swoop.

Decepticons

Full List: Devestator, Bonecrusher, Hook, Long Haul, Mixmaster, Scavenger, Scrapper, Shockwave, Bombshell, Kickback, Shrapnel, Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Barrage, Chop Shop, Ransack, Venom, Dirge, Ramjet, Thrust.

Series 3 (1986)

Autobots

Full List: Defensor, Metroplex, Sky Lynx, Superion, Ultra Magnus, Hubcap, Outback, Pipes, Swerve, Tailgate, Wheelie, Air Raid, Blades, Fireflight, First Aid, Groove, Skydive, Slingshot, Streetwise, Ramhorn, Eject, Rewind, Steeljaw, Blurr, Hor Rod, Kup, Broadside, Sandstorm, Springer, Hot Spot, Silverbolt, Rodimus Prime, Wreck-Gar.

Decepticons

Full List: Bruticus, Galvatron, Menasor, Reflector, Tyripticon, Blast Off, Brawl, Breakdown, Dead End, Drag Strip, Swindle, Vortex, Wildrider, Ratboy, Frenzy, Runabout, Runamuck, Octane, Motormaster, Onslaught, Divebomb, Gnaw, Headstrong, Rampage, Rzorclaw, Tantrum, Cyclonus, Scourge.

Series 4 (1987)

Autobots

Full List: Fortress Maximus, Chase, Freeway, Goldbug, Rollbar, Searchlight, Wideload, Afterburner, Lightspeed, Nosecone, Strafe, Blurr, Crosshairs, Hot Rod, Kup, Pointblank, Sureshot, Scattershot, Fastlane, Punch/Counterpunch, Doublecross, Grotesque, Repugnus, Brainstorm, Chromedome, Hardhead, Highbrow, Computron.

Decepticons

Full List: Scorponok, Sixshot, Blot, Cutthroat, Rippersnapper, Sinnertwin, Slugfest, Battletrap, Flywheels, Hun-Gurrr, Pounce, Cycolnus, Misfire, Scourge, Slugslinger, Triggerhappy, Mindwipe, Skullcruncher, Weirdwolf, Apeface, Snapdragon, Abominus.

Series 5 (1988)

Autobots

Full List: Optimus Prime, Quickswitch, Fizzle, Guzzle, Sizzle, Backstreet, Dogfight, Override, Slamdance, Landfill, Quickmix, Scoop, Hosehead, Nightbeat, Siren, Getaway, Joyride, Slapdash, Cloudburst, Landmine, Waverider, Groundbreaker, Sky High, Splashdown, Catilla, Chainclaw, Gunrunner.

Decepticons

Full List: Doubledealer, Piranacon, Cindersaur, Flamefeather, Sparkstalker, Nautilator, Overbite, Seawing, Skalor, Tentakil, Crankcase, Ruckus, Windsweeper, Squawkbox, Needlenose, Quake, Spinister, Fangry, Horri-bull, Squeezeplay, Snaptrap, Darkwing, Dreadwing, Bomb-Burst, Skullgrin, Submarauder, Bugly, Finback, Iguanus, Carnivac, Snarler, Roadgrabber.

Series 6 (1989)

Autobots

Full List: Countdown, Power Train, Highjump, Mudslinger, Tote, Free Wheeler, Roadhammer, Swindler, Tailspin, Big Shot, Flak, Sidetrack, Sunrunner, Fixit, Red Hot, Seawatch, Stakeout, Erector, Overload, Hot House, Ironworks, Doubleheader, Longtooth, Pincher, Bumblebee, Grimlock, Jazz, Crossblades, Vroom, Groundshaker, Skyhammer.

Decepticons

Full List: Skystalker, Birdbrain, Bristleback, Icepick, Scowl, Slog, Wildfly, Nightflight, Storm Cloud, Tailwind, Whisper, Blackjack, Detour, Hyperdrive, Road Hugger, Flattop, Roughstuff, Airwave, Greasepit, Bludgeon, Octopunch, Stranglehold, Starscream, Thunderwing, Skyhopper, Roadblock.

Series 7 (1990)

Autobots

Full List: Battlefield Headquarters, Optimus Prime, Blaze Master, Eagle Eye, Sky High, Tred Bolt, Crumble, Groundpounder, Neutro, Takedown, Big Daddy, Greaser, Hubs, Trip-Up, Big Hauler, Heavy Tread, Hydraulic, Slow Poke, Grimlock, Jazz, Rad, Rollout, Blaster, Bumblebee, Jackpot, Mainframe, Inferno, Kick-Off, Skyfall, Snarl, Barrage, Heave, Phaser, Blast Master, Moonrock, Missile Master, Power Run, Strikedown, Oiler, Slide, Roadburner, Wheel Blaze, Retro, Surge, Pipeline, Gusher, Over-Run, Prowl, Sprocket, Wheeljack.

Decepticons

Full List: Anti-Aircraft Base, Barricade, Ground Hog, Motorhead, Roller Force, Bombshock, Dropshot, Growl, Tracer, Soundwave, Treadshot, Devestator, Krok, Banzai-Tron, Shockwave, Direct-Hit, Power Punch, Meltdown, Half-Track, Fireshot, Vanquish, Stonecruncher, Excavator, Grit, Knockout, Sledge, Hammer, Cement Head, Terror Tread, Axer, Starscream, Gutcrucnher, Megatron.

Series 8 (1991)

Autobots

Full List: Powerflash, Sideswipe, Tracks, Omega Spreem, Windmill, Circuit, Rumbler.

Decepticons

Full List: Bombshell, Charger, Take-Off, Double Punch, Turbo Master, Slicer, Thundercracker.

Series 9 (1992)

Autobots

Full List: Rescue Force 1, Rescue Force 2, Rescue Force 3, Rescue Force 4, Boss, Flash, Hurricane, Scorch, Rotorstorm, Thunderclash.

Decepticons

Full List: Falcon, Skydive, Snare, Talon, Stalker, Skyquake.

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