Affiliation: Loosely associated with the Autobots, but his primarily loyalty lies with his Dinobot sub-group
Function: Dinobot Leader
Alternate mode: Tyrannosaurus Rex
Weapon: Flaming Energon Sword, Dino fire breath
First Cartoon Appearance: episode 3 Blast From the Past
First Comics Appearance: None, yet as of 11/2008
We have not been provided with official character bio and description for Animated Grimlock so, this leaves a lot open to fan interpretation. As one fan's lone opinion, and yes, I know I may be in the minority here, but because he is personified so much in his G1 likeness, I like to imagine that the G1 Grimlock and his Dinobots perished in an untold story of generation one. With their sparks being, "one with the Allspark" who's to say that Sari's Allspark infused key couldn't have reincarnated the G1 characters in Transformers Animated... In its infinite wisdom, Grimlock and the Dinobots still have work to do in providing back-up to this new era of Autobots.
Official character description from package "tech spec:"
Galactic Powers and abilities:
Other appearances: Whether you see Animated Grimlock as connected to any of the others, below is a list of other Grimlock toys throughout the years.
1985 was the first
Bibliography of significant appearances: Grimlock plays a slightly larger role in Transformers Animated than his Dinobot comrades, given that he's giving a significant speaking role. He is features in the following episodes:
Blast From the Past
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