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BEAST WARS IIBEAST WARS NEOBEAST WARS METALS


1998: (SUPER LIFEFORM TRANSFORMER) BEAST WARS II

CYBERTRON | DESTRON | VERSUS

CYBERTRON

C-12 APACHE
(Blue and gold Mandrill Baboon > Gun Platform > Robot)
Known as "B'Boom" in the US Beast Wars line
C-13 BIGHORN
(Blue and red Brahma Bull > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Bonecrusher" from the US Beast Wars line
C-14 TASMANIA KID
(Brown and grey Tasmanian Devil > Robot)
Known as "Snarl" in the US Beast Wars line
C-15 SCUBA
(Red and pink Squid > Robot)
Known as "Claw Jaw" in the US Beast Wars line
C-16 LIOCONVOY
(White, gold and red Lion > Robot)
Also available in translucent grey, gold and silver "Flash" edition
A black, grey and silver version was released as a Toys R Us exclusive
Very limited edition "Galvatron" LioConvoy also released, in shades of lavender and purple
- BARBEARIAN (aka "Grizzly-1")
(Brown Bear > Robot)
Recoloured version of C-2 "White Claw" from Beast Wars
BotCon Japan Exclusive

Insectrons
Cybertron-affiliated group of Transformers with insect forms

C-17 BIGMOS
(Bronze, red and blue Mosquito > Gun Platform > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Transquito" from the US Beast Wars line
C-18 POWERHUG
(Blue, silver, red and white Pillbug > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Retrax" from the US Beast Wars line
C-19 TONBOT
(Red, green and silver Dragonfly > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Jetstorm" from the US Beast Wars line
C-20 MANTIS
(Green and blue Praying Mantis > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Manterror" from the US Beast Wars line
C-21 DRILLNUTS
(Bronze and grey Weevil > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Drillbit" from the US Beast Wars line
C-22 SCISSORBOY
(Black and orange Earwig > Robot)
Released as Predacon "Powerpinch" in the US Beast Wars line

Jointrons
Insectron sub-group, able to combine to form a larger robot

C-23 DJ
(Light green, dark green and silver Cicada > Robot)
Combines with Motor Arm and Gimlet to form "Tripledacus" robot
Recoloured version of Predacon "Cicadacon" from the US Beast Wars line
C-24 MOTOR ARM
(Black and red Weevil > Robot)
Combines with DJ and Gimlet to form "Tripledacus" robot
Recoloured version of Predacon "Ram Horn" from the US Beast Wars line
C-25 GIMLET
(Red and grey Lobster > Robot)
Combines with DJ and Motor Arm to form "Tripledacus" robot
Recoloured version of Predacon "Sea Clamp" from the US Beast Wars line

C-26 LIOJUNIOR
(Yellow, brown and silver Lion > Robot)
Combines with Skywarp and Santon to form "Magnaboss" robot
Recoloured version of "Prowl" from the US Beast Wars line
C-27 SKYWARP
(Brown and white Bald Eagle > Robot)
Combines with LioJunior and Santon to form "Magnaboss" robot
Recoloured version of "Silverbolt" from the US Beast Wars line
C-28 SANTON (aka "Thumper")
(Grey and red Elephant > Robot)
Combines with LioJunior and Skywarp to form "Magnaboss" robot
Redecorated version of "Ironhide" from the US Beast Wars line
S-2 MOON
(Yellow Robotic Rabbit > Robot)
A white version was also available as a limited edition through Comic Bom-Bom

X-2
DIVER
Includes:"Diver" (Green and grey frog > Robot)
Niagra Falls Playset
Diver is a recoloured version of Predacon "Spittor" from the US Beast Wars line
X-3
TRIPLEDACUS (aka "Tripredacus")
Giftset of:C-23 "DJ"
C-24 "Motor Arm"
C-25 "Gimlet"
Known as "Tripredacus" in the US Beast Wars toyline
X-4
MAGNABOSS
Giftset of:C-26 "LioJunior"
C-27 "Skywarp"
C-28 "Santon"
X-5
IKARD
Includes:"Ikard" (Blue, white and cream Squid > Robot)
"Octo Tank" (Octopus Tank Vehicle)
"Sumi Ikar" (Motorcycle > Hovercraft)
Ikard is a recoloured version of C-15 "Scuba"

DESTRON

D-12 MEGASTORM
(Green and purple Tank > Robot)
Redecorated version of Decepticon "Megatron" from the US Generation 2 line
D-13
STARSCREAM & BB
Includes:"Starscream" (Black, grey and purple Jet > Robot)
"BB" (Black, grey and purple Stealth Bomber > Tank > Robot)
Starscream and BB combine to form a larger jet
Recoloured version of TRF-10 "Dreadwing & Smokescreen" from Generation 2
D-14 DIRGE
(Blue and silver Dassault Rafael Jet > Robot)
Recoloured version of Decepticon "Skywarp" from the US Machine Wars line
D-15 THRUST
(Yellow and black F-22 ATF Jet > Robot)
Recoloured version of Decepticon "Megatron" from the US Machine Wars line
D-16 GALVATRON
(Lavender, blue and red Dragon > Drill Tank > Robot)
Very limited edition version available in LioConvoy's colours
- DOUBLE PUNCH
(Red and orange Scorpion > Robot)
Recolour of D-2 "Scorpos" from Beast Wars
BotCon Japan exclusive

Autorollers
Vehicles that can be set to transform automatically

D-17 AUTOSTINGER
(Yellow truck > Robot)
Recoloured version of Decepticon "Dirtbag" from the US Generation 2 line
D-18 AUTOCRUSHER (aka "Autocrasher")
(Lime Payloader > Robot)
Recoloured version of Decepticon "Roadblock" from the US Generation 2 line
D-19 AUTOJETTER
(Grey and blue F-18 Hornet Jet > Robot)
D-20 AUTOLAUNCHER
(Red and white Gun-car > Robot)

Seacon Space Pirates
Five sea creatures that combine to form a larger robot in the Scramble City style

D-21
GOD NEPTUNE
Includes:"Halfshell" (White, green, silver and bronze Turtle > Robot > "Scramble" Torso)
"Sea Phantom" (White and silver Shark > Robot > "Scramble" Limb)
"Terrormanta" (White, silver and gold Ray > Robot > "Scramble" Limb)
"Coelagon" (White, silver and gold Coelecanth > Robot > "Scramble" Limb)
"Scylla" (White, silver and gold Squid > Robot > "Scramble" Limb)
Recoloured versions of D-312 "Turtler," D-313 "Overbite," D-314 "Kraken," D-316 "Galph" and D-317 "Tentakil" from Masterforce
Individual toys do not have the accessories needed to achieve their gun mode
Scylla is a female character
The five Seacon Space Pirates combine to form "God Neptune" robot

D-22
GIGASTORM
Includes:"Gigastorm" (Grey and green Tyrannosaur > City > Battle Station)
"Giga Scouter" (Purple Car > Robot)
Reincarnated version of the D-12 "Megastorm" character
Remoulded and redecorated version of D-63 "Dinosaurer" from Scramble City, less many accessories

Cyberbeasts
Cyborg animals that transform into robots

D-23 HELLSCREAM
(Blue, silver, green and red Cyborg Shark > Robot)
Reincarnated version of the D-13 "Starscream" character
Recoloured and remoulded version of C-11 "Cybershark" from Beast Wars
D-24 MAX B
(Grey, silver and purple Cyborg Wolf > Robot)
Reincarnated version of the D-13 "BB" character
Recoloured and remoulded version of Maximal "K-9" from the US Beast Wars line (Itself a remould of C-9 Howlinger)
D-25 DIRGEGUN
(Blue and silver Cyborg Wasp > Robot)
Reincarnated version of the D-14 "Dirge" character
Recoloured and remoulded version of D-3 "Waspitor" from Beast Wars
D-26 THRUSTOL (aka "Thrustor")
(Yellow, grey and silver Cyborg Velociraptor > Robot)
Reincarnated version of the D-15 "Thrust" character
Recoloured and remoulded version of C-4 "Dinobot" from Beast Wars

VERSUS SET

VS-12
Giftset of:C-12 "Apache"
D-12 "Megastorm"
VS-13
Giftset of:C-13 "Bighorn"
D-13 "Starscream" & "BB"
VS-14
Giftset of:C-14 "Tasmania Kid"
D-14 "Dirge"
VS-15
Giftset of:C-15 "Scuba"
D-15 "Thrust"
VS-16
Giftset of:C-16 "LioConvoy"
D-16 "Galvatron"
VS-17
Giftset of:C-17 "BigMos"
D-17 "Autostinger"
VS-18
Giftset of:C-18 "Powerhug"
D-18 "Autocrusher"
VS-19
Giftset of:C-19 "Tonbot"
D-19 "Autojetter"
VS-20
Giftset of:C-20 "Mantis"
D-20 "Autolauncher"

Information accrued from existing lists by Rob Jung, Prime Saber and Techrat, along with various other sources.
List formatted and maintained by Brendocon.


1999: (SUPER LIFEFORM TRANSFORMER) BEAST WARS NEO

CYBERTORON | DESTORON | VERSUS SET | BLENTRON

CYBERTORON

C-29 LONGRACK (aka "Long Luck")
(Yellow, brown and red Giraffe > Claw-vehicle > Robot)
C-30 COHRADA
(Green, brown and blue Cobra > Battle Platform > Robot)
C-31 STAMPY
(White and grey Rabbit > Scissors Weapon > Robot)
C-32 BREAK (aka "Beak")
(Black and white Penguin > Cannon > Robot)
C-33 ROCKBUSTER
(Red, orange and green Fiddler Crab > Robot)
Recoloured version of Predacon "Razorclaw" from the US Beast Wars line
C-34 RANDY
(Brown and grey Boar > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Razorbeast" from the US Beast Wars line
C-35 BIG CONVOY
(Dark brown, tan, white and red Woolly Mammoth > Tank > Robot)
Also available in a black and grey colourscheme
C-36 MACH KICK
(Blue and red Horse > Weapon > Robot)
C-37 SHARPEDGE
(Green, silver and red Sawshark > Robot)
Recoloured and remoulded version of C-11 "Cybershark" from Beast Wars
C-38 BUMP
(Red and grey Armadillo > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Armor" sold in VS-X1 set from Beast Wars
C-39 SURVIVE
(Grey and yellow Grizzly Bear > Robot)
Recoloured version of C-2 "White Claw" from Beast Wars
S-3 HEINRAD (aka "Heinlad")
(Brown and yellow Tanuki/Clock > Robot)

DESTORON

D-29 GUILEDART
(Yellow, grey and red Triceratops > Robot)
D-30 SABERBACK
(Grey and green Stegosaurus > Robot)
D-31 SLING
(Yellow and green Dimetrodon > Robot)
D-32 DEAD END
(White and purple Ammonite > Robot)
D-33 HYDRA
(Purple, silver and red Pteranodon > Robot)
Redecorated version of "Lazorbeak" from the US Beast Wars line
Same mould as D-5 "Terrorzaurer" from Beast Wars
D-34 CRAZYBOLT (aka "Greatbolt")
(Brown and yellow Frillnecked Lizard > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Iguanus" from the US Beast Wars line
D-35
MAGMATRON
Includes: "Landsaur" (Gigantosaur)
"Seasaur" (Plesiosaur)
"Skysaur" (Quetzalcoatlus)
Three dinosaurs combine to form "Magmasaur" dinosaur or "Magmatron" robot
D-36 ARCHADIS
(Green, blue and yellow Archaeoptrix > Robot)
D-37 HARDHEAD
(Pale green and purple Pachycephalosaurus > Robot)
Remoulded and recoloured version of C-4 "Dinobot" from Beast Wars
D-38 BAZOOKA
(Orange and green Ankylosaurus > Robot)
D-39 KILLER PUNCH
(Purple and red Styracosaurus > Robot)
Recoloured and remoulded version of D-29 "Guiledart"

VERSUS SET

VS-29
SHOWDOWN IN THE SAVANNAH
Giftset of: C-29 "Longrack"
D-29 "Guiledart"
VS-30
SHOWDOWN IN THE DESERT
Giftset of:C-30 "Cohrada"
D-30 "Saberback"
VS-31
SHOWDOWN IN THE GRASSLAND
Giftset of:C-31 "Stampy"
D-31 "Sling"
VS-32
SHOWDOWN IN THE OCEAN
Giftset of:C-32 "Break"
D-32 "Dead End"
VS-33
SHOWDOWN ON THE BURNING BOAT
Giftset of:C-33 "Rockbuster"
D-33 "Hydra"
VS-34
SHOWDOWN AT FULL SPEED
Giftset of:C-34 "Randy"
D-34 "Crazybolt"
VS-35
SHOWDOWN IN SPACE
Giftset of:C-35 "Big Convoy"
D-35 "Magmatron"
VS-36
SHOWDOWN OF THE LIKELY WINNERS*
Giftset of:C-36 "Mach Kick"
D-36 "Archadis"
*- Possibly "Lucky Winners" as both were winning entries in a "design a Transformer" contest
VS-37
SHOWDOWN OF SWORDSMEN
Giftset of:C-37 "Sharpedge"
D-37 "Hardhead"
VS-38
SHOWDOWN OF THE EXTREME
Giftset of:C-38 "Bump"
D-38 "Bazooka"
VS-39
SHOWDOWN OF SCREAM
Giftset of: C-39 "Survive"
D-39 "Killer Punch"

BLENTRON

X-6 RARTORATA (aka "Lart Larta")
(Yellow, black and brown Hornet-Lionfish Fusion > Robot)
Recolour of the Predacon Fuzor "Injector" from the US Beast Wars line
X-7 ELPHORPHA (aka "Elpha Orca")
(Light blue Elephant-Orca Fusion > Robot)
Recolour of the Maximal Fuzor "Torca" from the US Beast Wars line
X-8 DRANCRON
(Red and green Lizard-Dragonfly Fusion > Robot)
Recolour of the Predacon Fuzor "Sky Shadow" from the US Beast Wars line

Information accrued from existing lists by Rob Jung, Prime Saber and Techrat, along with various other sources.
List formatted and maintained by Brendocon.


1999: (SUPER LIFEFORM TRANSFORMER) BEAST WARS METALS

CYBERTRON | DESTRON | VERSUS

CYBERTRON

C-40 CONVOY
(Translucent purple and chrome blue Transmetal Gorilla > Hoverboard Gorilla > Robot)
Reincarnated version of C-1 "Convoy" character from Beast Wars
Recoloured version of Transmetal "Optimus Primal" from the US Beast Wars line
C-41 SILVERBOLT
(White and brown Wolf-Eagle Fusion > Robot)
Recoloured version of "Silverbolt" from the US Beast Wars line
C-42 CHEETUS
(Green, grey and chrome gold Transmetal Cheetah > Jet-pack Cheetah > Robot)
Same character as C-3 "Cheetus" from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal "Cheetor" in the US Beast Wars line
C-43 RATTLE
(Brown and chrome pink Transmetal Rat > Rat Hot-rod > Robot)
Same character as C-5 "Rattle" from Beast Wars
Recoloured version of Transmetal "Rattrap" from the US Beast Wars line
C-44 RHINOX
(Grey and chrome silver Transmetal Rhinoceros > Rhinoceros Tank > Robot)
Same character as C-7 "Rhinox" from Beast Wars
Redecorated version of Transmetal "Rhinox" from the US Beast Wars line
C-45 AIRAZOR
(White, yellow and chrome blue Transmetal Falcon > Falcon Pontoon > Robot)
Same (female) character as C-10 "Airazor" from Beast Wars
Redecorated version of Transmetal "Airazor" from the US Beast Wars line
C-46 DEPTH CHARGE
(Blue, pink, green and chrome silver Transmetal Manta Ray > Manta Ray Ship > Robot)
C-47 POWERED CONVOY
(Orange, brown and chrome blue Transmetal Gorilla > Jet > Armoured Car > Robot)
Same character as C-40 "Convoy"
Known as Transmetal "Optimal Optimus" in the US Beast Wars line
C-48 BLACK WIDOW
(Black, blue and chrome red Cyborg Spider > Robot)
Same (female) character as D-8 "Black Widow" from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal 2 "Blackarachnia" in the US Beast Wars line
C-49 CHEETUS
(Yellow and chrome purple Cyborg Cheetah > Robot)
Same character as C-42 "Cheetus"
Known as Transmetal 2 "Cheetor" in the US Beast Wars line
C-50 TIGERFALCON
(White, green and chrome blue Tiger-Falcon Fusion > Robot)
Reincarnated fusion of the C-8 "Tigatron" character from Beast Wars and the C-45 "Airazor" character
Known as Transmetal 2 "Tigerhawk" in the US Beast Wars line

DESTRON

D-40 MEGATRON
(Bronze, black and chrome purple Transmetal Tyrannosaur > Turbined, skating Tyrannosaur > Robot)
Same character as D-1 "Megatron" from Beast Wars
Recoloured version of Transmetal "Megatron" from the US Beast Wars line
D-41 RAMPAGE
(Red and chrome orange Transmetal Killer Crab > Tank Crab > Robot)
Redecorated version of Transmetal "Rampage" from the US Beast Wars line
D-42 WASPITOR
(Black and chrome red Transmetal Wasp > Jet-powered Wasp > Robot)
Same character as D-3 "Waspitor" from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal "Waspinator" in the US Beast Wars line
D-43 TERRORZAURER
(Purple, brown and chrome silver/green Transmetal Pterosaur > Jet-powered Pterosaur > Robot)
Same character as D-5 "Terrorzaurer" from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal "Terrorsaur" in the US Beast Wars line
D-44 TARANS
(Purple, black, green and chrome gold Transmetal Spider > Spider Cycle > Robot)
Same character as D-4 "Tarans" from Beast Wars
Redecorated version of Transmetal "Tarantulas" from the US Beast Wars line
D-45 QUICKSTRIKE
(Green, brown and translucent orange Scorpion-Cobra Hybrid > Robot)
Redecorated version of Fuzor "Quickstrike" from the US Beast Wars line
D-46 INFERNO
(Grey, red and orange Transmetal Ant > Vehicular Ant > Robot)
Same character as D-11 "Inferno" from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal "Scavenger" in the US Beast Wars line
D-47 DRAGON MEGATRON
(Red and orange Dragon > Wheeled Dragon > Robot)
Same character as D-40 "Megatron"
Known as Transmetal 2 "Megatron" in the US Beast Wars line
D-48 DINOBOT
(Ivory and blue Skeletal Velociraptor > Robot)
Cloned version of the C-4 "Dinobot" character from Beast Wars
Known as Transmetal 2 "Dinobot" in the US Beast Wars line
X-9 JAGUAR
(Black and cream Jaguar > Jet-pack Jaguar > Robot)
Same character as Destron 20 "Jaguar" from the Transformer line
Recoloured and remoulded version of C-42 "Cheetus"

VERSUS SET

VS-40
Giftset of:C-40 "Convoy"
D-40 "Megatron"
VS-41
Giftset of:C-41 "Silverbolt"
D-41 "Rampage"
VS-42
Giftset of:C-42 "Cheetus"
D-42 "Waspitor"
VS-43
Giftset of:C-43 "Rattle"
D-43 "Terrorzaurer"
VS-44
Giftset of:C-44 "Rhinox"
D-44 "Tarans"
VS-45
Giftset of:C-45 "Airazor"
D-45 "Quickstrike"
VS-46
Giftset of:C-46 "Depth Charge"
D-46 "Inferno"

Information accrued from existing lists by Rob Jung, Prime Saber and Techrat, along with various other sources.
List formatted and maintained by Brendocon.


 
 
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