This article is about the Animated-series Decepticon military plane. For The Cybertron-series Decepticon motorcycle, see Lugnutz.

Lugnut is an Decepticon in the Transformers Animated continuity family.

If mighty Megatron were to command Lugnut to jump, the powerful Decepticon would be in the upper atmosphere long before his master could specify precisely how high. In Lugnut's optic, bold, heroic Megatron embodies the Decepticon cause, and his devotion is total. It's easy to misinterpret Lugnut’s blind zeal for a lack of overall processing power, but this is not the case. Even if it was, Lugnut would likely not care, for wise Megatron is brilliant enough for a thousand Decepticons.

Renowned throughout Cybertron as one of the most destructive fighters for the Decepticon cause, Lugnut has no time or patience for contemplation or strategy when he could just as easily level an entire Autobot battalion with a single explosive punch. He knows that his unparalleled strength, endurance, and seemingly limitless missile payload is enough to serve glorious, bold, fresh-scented MEGATRON! Autobots that know him know the only way to survive a fight with him is to stay clear of his path.

"I believe only two things: The Decepticons will rule Cybertron, and Megatron will rule the Decepticons!"
―Lugnut, Megatron loyalist[["Lost and Found"| [src]]]


Transformers Animated cartoon

Voice actor: David Kaye (English), Uwe Jellinek (German)
Megatron prayer

In glorious Megatron's name we pray, AMEN!!!

Lugnut was on board the Nemesis with Megatron, Starscream, Blitzwing and Blackarachnia when they discovered the All Spark. Doubting that it was near, Starscream insulted Megatron (out of the latter's presence, of course) as a fool who was chasing a ghost. Furious at the "traitor", Lugnut leapt in and roared about how Megatron would lead the Decepticons to a new age. Blackarachnia mocked him, asking if the speech was memorized or just hardwired into his one-track processor. Blitzwing indirectly defended Lugnut by insulting Blackarachnia, but soon burst into song, prompting all the Decepticons to argue until the entry of Megatron silenced them. Later, when it became clear the Nemesis was going to crash into an exploding space bridge, Lugnut showed un-stereotypical intelligence by fleeing in an escape pod. Transform and Roll Out!


"Tell me before you use Da Punch!"

After arriving on Earth's Moon, Lugnut and Blitzwing discovered the Nemesis, near where Blitzwing mentioned that Lockdown had last reported. Heading to Earth, He interrogated a Crane with little success, Lugnut and Blitzwing had a battle with the Autobots. Lugnut managed to knock out the Autobots with his super-powerful punch (which Blitzwing says he told him "a thousand times" to warn him before using), which convinced Megatron that Lugnut could be trusted. He contacted Lugnut only, instructing him to find the All Spark, which would be able to restore Megatron. Blitzwing thought that Lugnut had finally overheated his motherboard.

Heading for Lake Erie, the two Decepticons tracked down the Ark. Once they'd followed the Autobots below its surface, Lugnut showed remarkable intelligence by being reluctant to enter the underwater smokescreen Optimus Prime had created, although he still entered to follow Blitzwing. Obscured by kicked-up dust, his targeting systems still found a body in the haze. Pleased that his targeting sensors had not failed him, he swung—and clocked Blitzwing. The Autobots seemed to have the upper hand when Lugnut again displayed unexpected smarts by transforming and using his jet thrusters to blow away the obscuring dirt. Unfortunately for him and Blitzwing, just as they were going destroy the Autobots, Ratchet and Sari Sumdac brought the Ark's weapon systems online. The two Decepticons were blasted to the shores of Lake Erie in several pieces, severing Megatron's radio link with Lugnut and thus leaving the poor lunk to believe that his master had forsaken him. The next morning, Starscream appeared and promised to repair them—if they swore loyalty to him. Lost and Found

Spoiler jazz

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details for Megatron Rising - Part One follow.

For reasons unknown, Lugnut agreed to Starscream's request. However, when Megatron contacted him, Lugnut immediately repledged himself to Megatron. The Decepticon leader told Lugnut to locate the key and bring it to him. Taking it from Ratchet, Lugnut blabbed the whole Decepticon thing to Isaac Sumdac, forcing him to kneel to Megatron. Now that he knew Lugnut wasn't totally bonkers (like him), Blitzwing used the key to help Megatron repair his body and restore him. Megatron Rising - Part One


Transformers Animated

  • Lugnut (Voyager, 2008)
Luggy transforms into a big ol' retro-futuristic bomber plane. He also suffers from Bulkhead syndrome, as his robot mode is tiny compared to most Voyagers. A good portion of his vehicle mode transforms into a bigass mace, almost as big as Lugnut himself. He features three automorph gimmicks in his head, mace, and hands.
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