Megatron is the tyrannical leader of the Decepticons. Ruthless, cruel and evil, Megatron seeks to conquer Earth and achieve Decepticon dominance. He used to be friends with Optimus Prime, but Prime now stands opposed to him and his corrupt plans.
Personality & Character
Transformers: Cyberverse cartoon
Megatron was once a gladiatorial champion on Cybertron. Through his popularity as a gladiator, he was able to amass a large amount of admirers. When Megatron began transitioning into a political life, his speeches were written by a young data clerk named Optimus. During a rally, Megatron decided to name his movement the "Decepticons", promising a new Cybertron defined by equal rights for all citizens. Eventually, Megatron's power and influence corrupted him, shifting his personality into a more aggressive and destructive one.
One of his first actions as leader of the Decepticons was carrying out the execution of the Autobot High Council, headed by Alpha Trion.