Affiliation: Loosely associated with the Autobots, but his primarily loyalty lies with Grimlock and his band of merry Dinobots!
Alternate mode: Pterodactyl
Weapon: flame covered ball and chain weapon
First Cartoon Appearance: episode 3 Blast From the Past
First Comics Appearance: None (yet as of the date this page was first organized 11/2008)
We have not been provided with official character bio and description for Animated Swoop. What we have been told by Animated story writer Marty Isenberg (at Botcon 2008) is that he welcomes fans to consider that Swoop (and fellow Dinobot Snarl/Slag) do speak, but they do so, "off camera!" In truth, these two characters have not been given speaking parts for budgetary reasons.
These Dinobots provide the back-up for their leader, Grimlock if and when he bites off more than he can chew! Like his G1 counterpart, we presume Swoop to be the most intelligent Dinobot, lacking the strength and physical endurance of his comrades.
appearances: Among the more popular Dinobots, there have been very few Swoop characters portrayed throughout
Transformers mythology. Below is a
of significant appearances: As mentioned, Swoop plays a relatively minor role, present but not speaking as of of Grimlock's
Dinobots. They are featured in the following episodes:
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