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Optimus Prime





Faction: Autobot
Function: Commander
Series - Generation 1
Original Year - 1984
First TV Appearence - "More The Meets the Eye, part 1"
First Comic Book Appearence - "Transformers #1" (Marvel)




Modes

 

Parts

Fists (L and R)
Hose
Nozzle
Laser Blaster
Rocket (x4)
Fuel Pump
Energy Axe
(2003 Reissue only)

 

Tech Spec

"Freedom is the right of all sentient beings."

Optimus Prime is the largest, strongest and wisest of all Autobots. Feels his role is the protection of all life, including Earth-life. Fights unceasingly to defeat the Decepticons. Splits into three autonomous modules: 1) Optimus Prime... the brain center known as the Commander; 2) Roller, the Autobot scout car... a spy who operates up to 1200 miles away; and 3) Autobot Headquarters... the combat deck equipped with a versatile mechanic/artillery robot. Injury to one module is felt by the other two.

Strength
Intelligence
Speed
Endurance
Rank
Courage
Firepower
Skill
10
10
8
10
10
10
8
10

 

Variations

Rub Symbols:
Optimus Prime was available without (1984) or with a rub symbol (1985+).
Pepsi Prime:
In 1985 a special promotional version of Optimus was availble
with a special Pepsi sticker sheet for the trailer.
The Canadian trailer had a much larger Pepsi sticker than the USA release.
Canadian Pepsi Trailer
Parts Variations:
Some versions of Optimus Prime had a silver Roller,
large fists, a "thick" rifle, short missile, changed nozzle and pump.
Pump
Nozzle
Gun
Missile (x2)
Fists (L and R)
Smoke Stacks:
The 2002 reissue has shortened smoke stacks and elongated missiles.
Robot Mode
Missile (x3)

 

Notes

Availability: This figure was available in 1984-1985. He was later reissued in Japan in 2000, in North America in 2002, and in Japan in 2003.
Additional Versions of Optimus Prime: There are many additional versions of Optimus Prime, for more information see our G1 Optimus Prime Toy Table.
Recolors: This mold was recolored into Generation 2 Optimus Prime (1993), JAFCON Convoy (2000, Japan), and New Year's Convoy (2002, Japan). Optimus Prime's cab was recolored into the cab of Ultra Magnus (1986), Matrix Glow Ultra Magnus (2001, Japan), and Movie Preview Ultra Magnus (2001, Japan). The short smoke stack variant was used to create the cab of Botcon 2007 Pepsi Optimus Prime (2007) and all of 25th Anniversary Optimus Prime (2008).
Remolds: This figure was remolded into Music Label Convoy (2007, Japan), Music Label Optimus Prime (2008, Japan) and Exile Perfect Year 2008 Convoy (2008, Japan).

Name Reuses: The name Optimus Prime was reassigned many times, please see our Optimus Prime Disambiguation page.

External Links: Learn more about Optimus Prime at TFWiki.net.