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*** What's worse is that supplementary material reveals he is actually an evil ''god'' who devours all universes simply because he doesn't like the fact that he isn't the only thing in it. The comics even state that has devoured 22.56% of ''all universes''.


** What's even more terrifying is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' just so he can devour his brother, Primus.

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** What's even more terrifying is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' that, prior to some significant {{Retcon}}s in 2015, Unicron was a multiversal singularity, meaning through the massive Transformers multiverse, there was only one of him. Whenever he managed to destroy a universe, or was defeated by its inhabitants, he'd just so he can devour his brother, Primus.move to another and start all over again. Wiping out the entire population of just one universe ''[[OmnicidalManiac isn't enough for him]]''.




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** It gets even worse when you realize how quickly Unicron has been shown to wipe out planets earlier in the movie, but his robot form has to rip it apart bit by bit. He's doing this just as a way of torturing Galvatron for his attempted betrayal.
--->'''Unicron:''' For a time... I considered '''sparing''' your wretched little planet Cybertron, but now... You shall witness... '''[[PreAsskickingOneLiner ITS DISMEMBERMENT!]]'''
** After Unicron's death, the Autobots manage to retake all of Cybertron and banish the Decepticons after just one fade. Just how much of the Decepticon army was ''slaughtered'' during Unicron's attack?


* So, you think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Well, we have [[{{SarcasmMode}}even better news]] for you: ''It transforms into a'' '''''planet sized robot.''''' Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.

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* So, you think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Well, we have [[{{SarcasmMode}}even [[{{SarcasmMode}} even better news]] for you: ''It ''Unicron transforms into a'' '''''planet sized robot.''''' Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.


* You'd think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM?! Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.
** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''.

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* You'd So, you think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM?! Well, we have [[{{SarcasmMode}}even better news]] for you: ''It transforms into a'' '''''planet sized robot.''''' Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.
** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''.
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*** The combination of Orson Welles being on death's door and not really caring about the script or his role in it actually serves to make Unicron even ''more'' creepy, as every line is read in this emotionless detached tone. It gives the listener the impression that Unicron doesn't care about anything.

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** And all of that is if you could even call what Unicron gave as a "choice" for Megatron in the first place. Even reformatted and more powerful than ever, he was simply enslaved, unable to truly enjoy his power. He doesn't even get to enjoy being free from Unicron, as a result of where he ended up when Rodimus tosses him into space.


** Made even worse by [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary information]]: Unicron is an EldritchAbomination who is eating the ''universe'' simply because he is offended by the idea of anything other than himself existing.

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** Made even worse by [[AllThereInTheManual supplementary information]]: Unicron is an EldritchAbomination a MechanicalAbomination who is eating the ''universe'' simply because he is offended by the idea of anything other than himself existing.


** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''.
** The sheer scale of his menace is cemented when the Autobots finally confront him:
--->'''[[TheHero Hot Rod]]:''' [[SeenItAll Doesn't this remind you of anything, Kup?]]
--->'''[[OldSoldier Kup]]:''' [[LittleNo Nope.]] Never seen anything like this before.
* Starscream's death. He gets shot point-blank by Galvatron, which causes his lifeless remains to blacken and slowly crumble to ashes and smoke whilst he's still standing. [[MoodWhiplash And this comes directly after an amusing scene where Starscream shoots the trumpets of some of his subordinates to get them to stop interrupting his coronation speech.]]
** The Japanese version of this scene is even worse. Unlike the original, where Screamer is completely silent as he dies, there he shrieks in agony after he's shot, then his scream fades out as he goes offline.
* Prowl being shot by Scavenger in cold blood would normally just qualify for NightmareFuel. But the fact that we go close-up on his eyes glowing red and smoke pouring out of his mouth before he collapses...
** Ironhide's death may be just as bad. It's one thing for the BigBad to start shattering PlotArmor like it's tissue paper, but shooting you ''in the face'' when you're already down on the ground, and he's [[PsychoticSmirk smirking]] and cracking a joke about it? That's dark. Making it a SoundOnlyDeath really doesn't help, considering the scene cuts away to an external shot as we see the power buildup in Megatron's fusion cannon as it's about to fire, and especially since the song "Instruments of Destruction" comes to a definitive end immediately after the cannon discharge is heard.
* Imagine this: You're a young child who has watched Transformers for years. Imagine the horror on their face when almost every character they grew to love is killed by Megatron on the big screen. [[MerchandiseDriven To sell toys.]]
* You'd think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM?! Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.



* Kranix's death in the Sharkticon pool. It isn't particularly nightmarish in and of itself... until you realize that was the last robot from the destroyed Lithone. The Quintessons just completed genocide [[ForTheEvulz for a]] ''[[ForTheEvulz laugh]]''. There's no more. [[LastOfHisKind Kranix was all that remained to even prove Lithone had even]] ''[[LastOfHisKind existed]]''. Think about the enormity of that for a second, and the death scene becomes even more disturbing.
** Fortunately downplayed as two Lithones appear alive in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating their race hasn't been completely exterminated.

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* Kranix's Prowl being shot by Scavenger in cold blood would normally just qualify for a {{Tearjerker}}. But the fact that we go close-up on his eyes glowing red and smoke pouring out of his mouth before he collapses...
** Ironhide's
death in the Sharkticon pool. It isn't particularly nightmarish in and of itself... until you realize that was the last robot from the destroyed Lithone. The Quintessons may be just completed genocide [[ForTheEvulz as bad. It's one thing for a]] ''[[ForTheEvulz laugh]]''. There's no more. [[LastOfHisKind Kranix was all that remained the BigBad to even prove Lithone had even]] ''[[LastOfHisKind existed]]''. Think start shattering PlotArmor like it's tissue paper, but shooting you ''in the face'' when you're already down on the ground, and he's [[PsychoticSmirk smirking]] and cracking a joke about it? That's dark. Making it a SoundOnlyDeath really doesn't help, considering the enormity of that for a second, and the death scene becomes even more disturbing.
** Fortunately downplayed
cuts away to an external shot as two Lithones appear alive we see the power buildup in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating Megatron's fusion cannon as it's about to fire, and especially since the song "Instruments of Destruction" comes to a definitive end immediately after the cannon discharge is heard.
* Imagine this: You're a young child who has watched Transformers for years. Imagine the horror on
their race hasn't been completely exterminated.face when almost every character they grew to love is killed by Megatron on the big screen. [[MerchandiseDriven To sell toys.]]


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* Starscream's death. He gets shot point-blank by Galvatron, which causes his lifeless remains to blacken and slowly crumble to ashes and smoke whilst he's still standing. [[MoodWhiplash And this comes directly after an amusing scene where Starscream shoots the trumpets of some of his subordinates to get them to stop interrupting his coronation speech.]]
** The Japanese version of this scene is even worse. Unlike the original, where Screamer is completely silent as he dies, there he shrieks in agony after he's shot, then his scream fades out as he turns grey and goes offline.
* Kranix's death in the Sharkticon pool. It isn't particularly nightmarish in and of itself... until you realize that was the last robot from the destroyed Lithone. The Quintessons just completed genocide [[ForTheEvulz for a]] ''[[ForTheEvulz laugh]]''. There's no more. [[LastOfHisKind Kranix was all that remained to even prove Lithone had even]] ''[[LastOfHisKind existed]]''. Think about the enormity of that for a second, and the death scene becomes even more disturbing.
** Fortunately downplayed as two Lithones appear alive in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating their race hasn't been completely exterminated.
* You'd think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM?! Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.
** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''.
** The sheer scale of his menace is cemented when the Autobots finally confront him:
--->'''[[TheHero Hot Rod]]:''' [[SeenItAll Doesn't this remind you of anything, Kup?]]
--->'''[[OldSoldier Kup]]:''' [[LittleNo Nope.]] Never seen anything like this before.


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[[caption-width-right:350:''"[[DyingToBeReplaced This was almost]] It's a pity you Autobots]] '''[[DyingToBeReplaced too]]''' die]]''' [[DyingToBeReplaced easy, Starscream!"]]'']]
so easily. Or I might have some sense of satisfaction!]]"'']]

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** Fortunately downplayed as two Lithones appear in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating their race hasn't been completely exterminated.

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** Fortunately downplayed as two Lithones appear alive in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating their race hasn't been completely exterminated.

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** Fortunately downplayed as two Lithones appear in [[Anime/TransformersVictory Transformers: Victory]], indicating their race hasn't been completely exterminated.

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** The sheer scale of his menace is cemented when the Autobots finally confront him:
--->'''[[TheHero Hot Rod]]:''' [[SeenItAll Doesn't this remind you of anything, Kup?]]
--->'''[[OldSoldier Kup]]:''' [[LittleNo Nope.]] Never seen anything like this before.


** His voice deserves a mention as well; his booming, echoing voice that makes him sound completly apathetic about ''any'' beings in the universe. While sad, Orson Welles' death happening mere days after recording his lines makes Unicron sound threatening and ''bored''.
** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''. The sheer size of the monstrosity had to leave viewers wondering how ANYTHING could stop it.
* Starscream's death. He gets zapped by Galvatron. Not good enough? Okay, how about watching, in full, his lifeless remains blackening and slowly crumbling to ashes and smoke whilst he's still standing? [[MoodWhiplash And this comes directly after an amusing scene where Starscream shoots the trumpets of some of his subordinates to get them to stop interrupting his coronation speech.]]
** The Japanese version of this scene is even worse. Unlike the original, where Screamer is completely silent as he dies, there he screams in agony after he's shot, then his scream fades out as he goes offline.

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** His voice deserves a mention as well; his booming, echoing voice that makes him sound completly completely apathetic about ''any'' beings in the universe. While sad, Orson Welles' death happening mere days after recording his lines makes Unicron sound threatening and ''bored''.
** His robot form is ''several hundred miles tall''. The sheer size of the monstrosity had to leave viewers wondering how ANYTHING could stop it.
tall''.
* Starscream's death. He gets zapped shot point-blank by Galvatron. Not good enough? Okay, how about watching, in full, Galvatron, which causes his lifeless remains blackening to blacken and slowly crumbling crumble to ashes and smoke whilst he's still standing? standing. [[MoodWhiplash And this comes directly after an amusing scene where Starscream shoots the trumpets of some of his subordinates to get them to stop interrupting his coronation speech.]]
** The Japanese version of this scene is even worse. Unlike the original, where Screamer is completely silent as he dies, there he screams shrieks in agony after he's shot, then his scream fades out as he goes offline.



** Ironhide's death may be just as bad. It's one thing for the BigBad to start shattering PlotArmor like it's tissue paper, but shooting you ''point-blank in the face'' when you're already down on the ground, and he's [[PsychoticSmirk smirking and cracking a joke about it?]] That's dark. Making it a SoundOnlyDeath really doesn't help, considering the scene cuts away to an external shot as we see the power buildup in Megatron's fusion cannon as it's about to fire, and especially since the song "Instruments of Destruction" comes to a definitive end immediately after the cannon discharge is heard.

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** Ironhide's death may be just as bad. It's one thing for the BigBad to start shattering PlotArmor like it's tissue paper, but shooting you ''point-blank in ''in the face'' when you're already down on the ground, and he's [[PsychoticSmirk smirking smirking]] and cracking a joke about it?]] it? That's dark. Making it a SoundOnlyDeath really doesn't help, considering the scene cuts away to an external shot as we see the power buildup in Megatron's fusion cannon as it's about to fire, and especially since the song "Instruments of Destruction" comes to a definitive end immediately after the cannon discharge is heard.



* You'd think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM INTO A GOD?! Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that, unlike the real God, Primus was DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.

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* You'd think a world-gobbling planet is scary? Wait a fucking second, DID IT JUST TRANSFORM INTO A GOD?! TRANSFORM?! Yes, Galvatron, we feel how scared you are. Even worse is that, unlike the real God, Primus was that Cybertron is DECIMATED by Unicron. That gives you an idea of his power and how utterly ''screwed'' we would've been if Rodimus Prime hadn't been able to open the Matrix.



** What's even more terrifying is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' just so he can devour his brother, Primus. What do you think happened to the Go-Bots?

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** What's even more terrifying is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' just so he can devour his brother, Primus. What do you think happened to the Go-Bots?


** The Japanese version of the movie, of all things, was very chilling. Especially the opening scene. Screams were added, making it more creepier than it already is.

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** The Japanese version of the movie, of all things, was very chilling. Especially the opening scene. Screams were added, making it more creepier frightening than it already is.



** What's even more scary is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' just so he can devour his brother, Primus. What do you think happened to the Go-Bots?

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** What's even more scary terrifying is that this god can travel ''dimensions'' just so he can devour his brother, Primus. What do you think happened to the Go-Bots?

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