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* HoldYourHippogriffs: WordOfGod is that "Unicron's spawn" is the Cybertronian equivalent to "son of a bitch". The fandom has taken it literally due to the previous episode having Tarantulas say he's not descended from Autobots or Decepticons.

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* HoldYourHippogriffs: WordOfGod is that "Unicron's spawn" is the Cybertronian equivalent to "son of a bitch". The fandom has [[LiteralMetaphor taken it literally literally]] due to the previous episode having Tarantulas say he's not descended from Autobots or Decepticons.


'''With Tigerhawk at their side, the Predacons having lost their base, and Tarantulas destroyed, it seems that the Maximals are finally victorious. But Megatron, undeterred, seeks out Tarantulas's final secret and discovers the ultimate trump card. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.'''

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'''With Tigerhawk at their side, the Predacons having lost their base, and Tarantulas destroyed, it seems that the Maximals are finally victorious. But Megatron, undeterred, seeks out Tarantulas's final secret and discovers the ultimate trump card. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.'''
begun!'''


* RevengeBeforeReason: Depth Charge eventually ignores the ''Nemesis'' in favour of getting even with Rampage.

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* RevengeBeforeReason: Subverted. When Depth Charge eventually ignores encountered Rampage for the last time, he claimed he didn't have time to deal with him. Unfortunately, Rampage wouldn't let him past to get to the ''Nemesis'', forcing Depth Charge to fight his rival. It was hinted that Depth Charge knew the energon explosion that killed him and Rampage would be big enough to swallow the ''Nemesis'' in favour of getting even with Rampage.too. Unfortunately, it survived.


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* TakingYouWithMe: Depth Charge deliberately jabbed a shard of energon into Rampage's spark, intent on blowing up both of them and the ''Nemesis''. Unfortunately, it only got him and Rampage.


* ProperlyParanoid: Megatron is certain that Tarantulas had one last plot up his sleeve that they can use to their advantage. That's why he dug around the spider's lair and found a hatch.


With Depth Charge and Rampage now gone, Megatron, uncontested, raises the ancient Decepticon warship ''Nemesis'' from its watery grave. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.

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With Depth Charge '''With Tigerhawk at their side, the Predacons having lost their base, and Rampage now gone, Tarantulas destroyed, it seems that the Maximals are finally victorious. But Megatron, uncontested, raises undeterred, seeks out Tarantulas's final secret and discovers the ancient Decepticon warship ''Nemesis'' from its watery grave. ultimate trump card. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.
jeopardy.'''


* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later. it might be FridgeBrilliance as the ''Nemesis'' was powered by the ultra-powerful "Heart of Cybertron" which turned G1 Megatron into a PhysicalGod.

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* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later. it might be FridgeBrilliance as the ''Nemesis'' was powered by the ultra-powerful "Heart of Cybertron" which turned G1 Megatron into a PhysicalGod. It's also possible that in a Cybertron that has barely recuperated from the Great War, such ships are LostTechnology.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Waspinator actually standing up for himself. He even starts his rant by using first-person for once.


* TheAntichrist: Megatron named himself after the Cybertronian equivalent...who turned out to be ''him''!

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* TheAntichrist: Megatron named himself after the Cybertronian equivalent...equivalent written about in the Convent of Primus ...who turned out to be ''him''!



* KillAllHumans: A ''side-effect'' of Inferno and Quickstrike's plan for ''a new base''.
* KilledOffForReal: Depth Charge and Rampage. It's notably the only time a Maximal kills a Predacon.

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* KillAllHumans: A ''side-effect'' of Inferno and Quickstrike's plan for ''a new base''.
base'' is killing all the primitives currently living in it.
* KilledOffForReal: Depth Charge and Rampage.Rampage are definitely dead; scrap heap "terminated". It's notably the only time a Maximal kills a Predacon.



* NotSoInvincibleAfterAll: By stabbing a shard of raw Energon directly in his Spark, Depth Charge [[NeverFoundTheBody seemingly]] kills Rampage.

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* NotSoInvincibleAfterAll: By stabbing a shard of raw Energon directly in his Spark, Depth Charge [[NeverFoundTheBody seemingly]] Charge kills Rampage.



** When Primal finds the files on the ''Nemesis'' and when the ship is raised.
** A more humorous one when Depth Charge uncovers the hatch, only to find a bomb about to go off.
* ProperlyParanoid: Megatron is certain that Tarantulas had one last plot up his sleeve that they can use to their advantage.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Rampage gives a continuous string of these to Depth Charge in their final confrontation.

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** When Primal finds the files on the ''Nemesis'' and when the ship is raised.
raised, he issues a code 1 alert.
** A more humorous one moment of panic occurs when Depth Charge uncovers the hatch, only to find a bomb about to go off.
* ProperlyParanoid: Megatron is certain that Tarantulas had one last plot up his sleeve that they can use to their advantage.
advantage. That's why he dug around the spider's lair and found a hatch.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Rampage gives a continuous string of these mockery to Depth Charge in their final confrontation.



* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later. Might be FridgeBrilliance as the ''Nemesis'' was powered by the ultra-powerful "Heart of Cybertron" which turned G1 Megatron into a PhysicalGod.
* SuperheroParadox: Rampage attacked Starbase Rugby solely because Depth Charge had friends there.

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* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later. Might it might be FridgeBrilliance as the ''Nemesis'' was powered by the ultra-powerful "Heart of Cybertron" which turned G1 Megatron into a PhysicalGod.
* SuperheroParadox: Rampage attacked Starbase Rugby solely because Depth Charge had friends there.there ("tasty ones too!").



* VillainousLegacy: Tarantulas has one in the modified ''Nemesis''.

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* VillainousLegacy: Tarantulas has had one in final project that Megatron finds, the modified ''Nemesis''.''Nemesis''. Megatron went looking for one.


* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Depth Charge stabs Rampage, Dinobot II howls in pain, and we briefly see shots of the original Dinobot.
* HenpeckedHusband: The damaged Silverbolt insists to Optimus that he can still function. Blackarachnia orders him to obey his commanding officer, leading to a meek, "Yes, dear."



* ImAHumanitarian: Rampage refers to Depth Charge's friends on Starbase Rugby as being quite tasty.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Depth Charge kills Rampage by forcing a piece of raw energon into Rampage's spark.



* MyGreatestFailure:
-->'''Rampage:''' ''[to Depth Charge]'' I was your assignment, and you failed!



* NoodleIncident: According to Rampage, Depth Charge had friends on Starbase Rugby... "tasty ones, too!"



* OhCrap: When Primal finds the files on the ''Nemesis'' and when the ship is raised.

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
**
When Primal finds the files on the ''Nemesis'' and when the ship is raised.raised.
** A more humorous one when Depth Charge uncovers the hatch, only to find a bomb about to go off.
* ProperlyParanoid: Megatron is certain that Tarantulas had one last plot up his sleeve that they can use to their advantage.


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* TookALevelInBadass: The tribe of early humans that Inferno and Quickstrike attack. Instead of running in a panic, they arm themselves with spears and go on the attack against the Predacons.
-->'''Quickstrike:''' Dang! Them little flea pickers is tougher than they used to be!


* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later.

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* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later. Might be FridgeBrilliance as the ''Nemesis'' was powered by the ultra-powerful "Heart of Cybertron" which turned G1 Megatron into a PhysicalGod.


* GenreSavvy: Megatron knows Tarantulas well enough to know that the spider has some kind of failsafe in place in case he needed to escape.


With Depth Charge and Rampage now gone, Megatron, uncontested, raises the ancient Decepticon warship ''Nemesis'' from its watery grave. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.

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With Depth Charge and Rampage now gone, Megatron, uncontested, raises the ancient Decepticon warship ''Nemesis'' from its watery grave. The final battle between the Maximals and the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.jeopardy.

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* TheAntichrist: Megatron named himself after the Cybertronian equivalent...who turned out to be ''him''!
* BigEntrance: How the ''Nemesis'' makes itself known "as if it were a great mountain, raging with fire, arose from the sea."
* CameBackStrong: The ''Nemesis'' was always a powerful warship but Tarantulas gave it the ability to TimeTravel.
* CrazyPrepared: Tarantulas found and fixed the ''Nemesis'' as a last ditch strategy installing it with transwarp cells and a Predacon scaled console.
* ElaborateUndergroundBase: Tarantulas found the time to not only restore the ''Nemesis'' but build a console detailing it, an elevator and a monorail system.
* EnemyMine: As Optimus lampshades, he and Depth Charge butt heads but Megatron ''cannot'' be allowed to raise the ''Nemesis''.
* GenreSavvy: Megatron knows Tarantulas well enough to know that the spider has some kind of failsafe in place in case he needed to escape.
* HoldYourHippogriffs: WordOfGod is that "Unicron's spawn" is the Cybertronian equivalent to "son of a bitch". The fandom has taken it literally due to the previous episode having Tarantulas say he's not descended from Autobots or Decepticons.
* HopeSpot:
** Rattrap even lampshades that for once, things were going in the Maximals' favour before Megatron found the ''Nemesis''.
** Later on when it seems that Depth Charge managed to destroy the ''Nemesis''. He didn't even scratch it.
* KillAllHumans: A ''side-effect'' of Inferno and Quickstrike's plan for ''a new base''.
* KilledOffForReal: Depth Charge and Rampage. It's notably the only time a Maximal kills a Predacon.
* MadeOfIron: The ''Nemesis'' was pilotless when it fell from orbit and into the ocean. It only has minor gaps in its plating.
* MistreatmentInducedBetrayal: Waspinator ''finally'' stands up for himself. He gets shot in the back for his troubles.
* MythologyGag: Megatron offhandedly refers to Tarantulas as "Unicron's spawn".
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: By allowing Depth Charge to stab him in the Spark, Rampage frees Dinobot II and allows the original's personality to take over.
* NotSoInvincibleAfterAll: By stabbing a shard of raw Energon directly in his Spark, Depth Charge [[NeverFoundTheBody seemingly]] kills Rampage.
* OhCrap: When Primal finds the files on the ''Nemesis'' and when the ship is raised.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Rampage gives a continuous string of these to Depth Charge in their final confrontation.
* {{Retcon}}: Though it's well known by now, this is the first piece of media to establish that the Decepticon ship used in the pilot of the original show was called the ''Nemesis''.
* RevengeBeforeReason: Depth Charge eventually ignores the ''Nemesis'' in favour of getting even with Rampage.
* ShoutOut: An inscription on the side of the ''Nemesis'' reads [[Series/RedDwarf Red Dwarf]].
* SpaceAgeStasis: An oddly straight example considering the other advancements in Cybertronian technology the show has shown (time travel/stasis pods/CR Chambers). The ''Nemesis'' is outright referred to as the most powerful warship in Cybertronian history and despite having been built in the "present" would have been able to conquer 24th century Cybertron that exists 4 million years later.
* SuperheroParadox: Rampage attacked Starbase Rugby solely because Depth Charge had friends there.
* VillainousLegacy: Tarantulas has one in the modified ''Nemesis''.


not sure what trope this would fall under, but after Megatron turns away from the monitor, his dragon head continues to watch the fight between Rampage and Depth Charge.

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not sure what trope this would fall under, but after Megatron turns away With Depth Charge and Rampage now gone, Megatron, uncontested, raises the ancient Decepticon warship ''Nemesis'' from the monitor, his dragon head continues to watch the fight its watery grave. The final battle between Rampage the Maximals and Depth Charge.the Predacons has reached its climax as more warriors find their existences in jeopardy.

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not sure what trope this would fall under, but after Megatron turns away from the monitor, his dragon head continues to watch the fight between Rampage and Depth Charge.

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