"Total victory requires total destruction." - Trypticon
Real name: Trypticon Other known aliases: Dinosaurer (Japanese release name), Tripticon (name of release in Italy). Occupation: Assault Base Current group affiliation: Decepticons Rank: 9 Past group affiliations: The Primitives. Major enemies: Autobots, particularly Metroplex and Grimlock. First appearance: Transformers: The War Within #2 (Dreamwave comics), Transformers #27 (Marvel comics), Scramble City (television series). Origin: Scramble City (television series). Description: Trypticon is a 80 foot tall robot dinosaur who turns into a repair base or mobile battle station.
85 STR 20
16 DEX 18
25 CON 30
21 BODY 0
14 INT 4
20 EGO 20
29 PRE 19
8 COM -1
16 PD 10
15 ED 10
4 SPD 14
12 REC 2
50 END 0
50 STUN 1
Characteristics Cost: 147
Powers and Skills
32 100 Duplication,"Brunt",second form,Only in dinosaur mode.
16 EC (16),"Transformer powers"
47a) 21/21 Armor
63b) 11 LVLS Growth (stats already included),Always On(-1/2),0
END Persistent(+1) 0
16c) Shape Shift,"Mobile Battle Station or Repair Base",limited
group of shapes,Concentrate(-1/4),Cannot change form if he
takes over half BODY.(-1/4),0 END Persistent(+1) 0
3 0 Extra Limbs,Linked(-1/2),"to Shape Shift."
7 HR Radio,OIF(-1/2)
19 Life Support,doesn't breathe,safe in vacuum/pressure,safe in
heat/cold,immune to aging
44 MP (55),"Movement",Only in appropriate form.(-1/4)
3u 5" Flight,x125 Non-Combat 1
4u 25" Running,1/2 END(+1/4) 3
4u +0" Superleap,"Jet Leaps",x4K Non-Combat 1
137 MP (240),"Weapons",Only in appropriate form.(-1/4),OIF(-1/2)
14u 10 1/2D6 HKA,"1- Bite/Claw",vs physical defense,0 END(+1/2) 0
11u 27D6 Mind Control,"1 - Hypno-Beams",telepathic contact,Only
against mechanical life forms.(-1/4),Must obtain eye
contact.(-1/4),0 END(+1/2) 0
14u 10 1/2D6 RKA (Fire),"1 - Plasma Bombs",Explosion(+1/2),13-16
14u 10 1/2D6 RKA (Radiation),"1 - Particle Beam Cannon",33-64
14u 10 1/2D6 RKA (Light),"2 - Laser Cannon",x5 Increased Max
Range(+1/4),17-32 Charges(+1/4) 0
14u 7D6 RKA,"2 - Destructo Beam",Penetrating(+1/2),Explosion
(+1/2),x5 Increased Max Range(+1/4),13-16 Charges(0) 0
14u 7D6 RKA (Radiation),"2 - Photon Launchers",x5 Increased Max
Range(+1/4),Explosion(+1/2),33-64 Charges(+1/2) 0
12u 10 1/2D6 RKA (Light),"3 - Laser Turrets",No Knockback(-1/4),
x5 Increased Max Range(+1/4),17-32 Charges(+1/4) 0
10u 127 STR TK (Gravity),"3 - Anti-Gravity Repulsars",affects
all parts,Only to push away.(-1/2),1/2 END(+1/4) 12
11 +0" Running,x32 Non-Combat,has turn mode,Linked(-1/2),"to
Shape Shift" 0
21 85 STR,1/2 END(+1/4) 1
3 Combat Driving 12-
18 6 Levels: With Weapons Multipower,tight group
5 Mechanics 12-
3 Navigation 11-
20 Followers: Full Tilt (100pt)
Powers Cost: 593
Base Points: 600
15 Accidental Chg,"to robot form if stunned.",common,occur 11-
5 Distinctive,"Always noisy.",easily concealable,minor
20 Distinctive,"Giant Robot",not concealable,major
15 Hunted,"By anti-Decepticon forces.",as powerful,harsh,appear
5 Physical Lim,"No hands in vehicle mode.",infrequently,
15 Psych Lim,"Overconfident",common,strong
20 Psych Lim,"Violent",very common,strong
10 Rep,"Evil alien robot.",occur 8-,extreme reputation
10 Rivalry,"with other giant Decepticons.",professional,PC
10 Watched,"By Decepticon leaders.",more powerful,non-combat
Disadvantages Total: 140
Experience Spent: 0
Total Points: 740
Explanation of the conversion: This conversion of Trypticon more represents him as he appears in the Transformers comics, where he is smaller and smarter than he is in the television series. Weapons marked with a 1 only work in dinosaur mode. Those with a 2 only work in battle station mode. Those with a 3 only work in repair base mode.
History (Dreamwave comics): Learning that the Decepticons were testing a new mobile command base at the Praetorus
Wharf, Prowl lead Cliffjumper,
Gears, Jazz, Skids and Sideswipe to
investigate. What they discovered was Trypticon
(Transformers: The War Within - The Dark Ages #3).
Trypticon doesn't stop blasting away until he's wading hip-deep in smoking rubble. He's the most efficient, lethal fighting machine yet devised by the Decepticons. He is completely without mercy or remorse. The only emotion that he is programmed to display is hatred. He hates everyone and everything. This feeling is always present; it only varies in intensity. He restrains his loathing for his fellow Decepticons enough to be minimally cooperative, but his hatred for Autobots knows no bounds. Humans do not inspire such strong feelings in him; he considers them barely worthy of his attention, but he also thinks they get in the way too much. Without blinking an optical module; he would level an entire city just to get a clear shot at an Autobot. He is supremely confident in his abilities, but unsure of the Decepticons' goals. Although he believes he will one day rule the Decepticons, he has so little use for anyone else that this prospect barely has any appeal to him. Trypticon makes no attempt
to hide his
feelings... except to himself. He can't admit to himself that his hatred for others is a mask for his own self-loathing. He'd rather be doing anything other than what he does. He secretly finds warfare boring and pointless, but he accepts the fact that fate has forced him into this role of the ultimate warrior... and nobody does it better!
Trypticon is teamed up with Full-Tilt, who acts as a scout and messenger.
Powers: In dinosaur mode, Trypticon has incredible strength and is virtually impervious to attack. A rocket backpack allows him to jump a distance of 20 miles. He can shoot heat-seeking plasma bombs from his mouth and he carries a particle beam cannon within his sinus cavity. His optical sensors shoot high frequency hypno-beams. When locked on to the eyes of another Transformer, these beams carry powerful electromagnetic currents that can override their target's own mental processes, allowing Trypticon to control that Transformer. If the intended victim is strong-willed enough or manages to turn away from Trypticon's gaze quickly enough, he can avoid this fate. When in dinosaur mode Trypticon commands a smaller remote controlled tank unit called Brunt.
In repair base mode, Trypticon opens up to reveal landing and repair bays and a communication center that includes antennae for local and interspace transmissions. An anti-gravity repulsor disk at each end prevents anyone from approaching closer than 1,000 feet unless Trypticon so chooses. Rotating scanners on top of his assembly can blast a
hole through a city block of buildings. In this mode he can combine with Motormaster and Onslaught to form an even larger repair base.
In mobile battle station mode, Trypticon is perhaps at his most dangerous. He has a range of 8,000 miles and can attain a speed of 800 mph. In addition, he has a flashing laser cannon, rotating blasters, destructo beams, and dual photon launchers.
Weaknesses: Trypticon has no real known weaknesses. He is very large and would find it hard to be stealthy, and requires sufficient
energy to operate at full capacity.
Links to other Trypticon pages:
Character created by Hasbro.
Champions rules conversion by Mathew R. Ignash - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Updated - July, 2005