- Author's Saving Throw: The Covenant of Primus was Hasbro's attempt to mesh the various conflicting story lines into a cohesive narrative.
- Complete Monster: See Monster.Transformers
- Ensemble Dark Horse:
- The original 13 Primes. This is the first continuity to clearly identify each of them, give them a fully fleshed out backstory and explain their significance to Transformers mythology.
- Megatronus, the Fallen. Unlike his film counterpart, Megatronus has a detailed backstory and clear motivations for his evil deeds, turning him from one of the franchise's weakest villains to one of its staple antagonists.
YMMV / Transformers Aligned Universe