Profile, Abilities and Weaknesses description is from The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye, comic series published by Dreamwave Comics in 2003.
Predictability is for other, more boring robots, as far as Wildfly is concerned. He prefers to live life from one moment to the next, acting out on whatever crazed impulses he may have at that instant and basically whirling around destroying everything in sight. Wildfly likes to think this makes him the "life of the party" who always does the unexpected; in fact, his behavior is tiresome and obvious to all of his comrades. They know that Wildfly will pick the most base, violent thing to do in any circumstance, like suddenly flying off to clip the wings off a passing jet airliner he notices or demolishing a nearby office building in the middle of the unsuspecting humans' workday. Wildfly tops off his furious attacks with a cackling laughter, convinced that he just did something exceptionally clever. Only the most sparkless Decepticons can agree.
Subject possesses slightly above-average strength. He is a Pretender [See Pretenders] whose outer insectoid shell can fly at a speed .
of 200 mph. ,Inner robot transforms into a flying mode with the same speed capabilities.
In robot mode, he is armed with a specially designed photon rifle with laser-targeting for locking' onto ground targets while soaring through the air. He joins with the other Pretender Monsters to form Monstructor.
Subject is not particularly intelligent, and his outer shell is susceptible to shutdown in extreme cold.
Bibliography of significant appearances:
The Pretender Monsters made only one appearance in the G1 continuity:
* Transformers (Marvel) #67 -
In this 'alternate reality' story, Galvatron reigns supreme and has left
New York City in Ruins. Interestingly, the story is set in 2009 and
depicts a deactivated Rodimus
Prime hung between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
* In later years the team was featured in
GIJoe / Transformers Crossover series published by Devils' Due comics.
* The team was also featured in the IDW-verse
as the lone combiner. Apparently, in their view, combiners are an
unheard of concept until Monstructor is developed by Jhiaxus...
- 1989 - The Pretender Monster
component of Monstructor, Wildfly is
the only character in the the Transformers Universe with this name.