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The name or term Safeguard refers to more than one character or idea. For a list of other meanings, see Safeguard (disambiguation).


Safeguard is a Combiner formed by Jetfire & Jetstorm. He is bigger than Optimus Prime and apparently as strong or stronger.

Fiction

Animated comic

Safeguard took down a Starscreamulation.

Animated cartoon

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Actor:
* English: Tom Kenny/Phill LaMarr (shared)
* Japanese: Kappei Yamaguchi/Wataru Tagaki (shared)
Sentinel Safeguard Optimus

Let's play the glare at Sentinel game!

The twins Transform into Safeguard to fight Optimus Prime and Ratchet before the misunderstanding was revealed when Sentinel Prime clarifies everything - even the starting point of this revelation is quite surprising to Optimus and Ratchet:

Sentinel Prime: Jetstorm, Jetfire, knock it off!
Safeguard: Yes sir... [Transforms out of combination]

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Jetfire...
Jetstorm...
DNA Digivolve tooo.....
Safeguard!!

Later Safeguard helps take down Ramjet.

Toys

Animated

Safeguard Animated toy

How can he live as two without PAIN!?

  • Jetfire/Jetstorm (Voyager - Combiner pack, 2008)

Notes

Rise of safeguard cover

Rise of Safeguard

  • The idea of two robots that can use fire and ice to attack and can also become a symmetrically-formed combined state isn't new to Takara - in The King Of Braves GaoGaiGar, the last of the Brave Series, Hyo Ryu (Ice Dragon) and En Ryu (Fire Dragon) fit this description too, performing the process Symmetrical Docking to assume their unified state, Cho Ryu Jin (Super Dragon God - a Dragon God whose forte is rescues). Later, other robots with symmetrical combinations are introduced, making a total of three sets of twin robots (four brothers and two sisters) - the new brothers who appear later are Fu Ryu (Wind Dragon) & Rai Ryu (Thunder Dragon), and their Symmetrical-Docked form is Geki Ryu Jin (Fury Dragon God - a Dragon God whose forte is offensive). After the new male pairing is introduced, the concept of a cross-Symmetrical-Docking process is demonstrated a few Numbers before Number 50 (series finale) - the pairings are: Hyo Ryu + Rai Ryu = Gen Ryu Jin (Vision Dragon God - a Dragon God whose forte is illusions and other vision-themed tactics) & Fu Ryu + En Ryu = Go Ryu Jin (Strong Dragon God - a Dragon God whose forte is strength). The O.V.A.-originated continuation The King Of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL introduces the female pairing Ko Ryu (Light Dragon) & An Ryu (Dark Dragon) - their Symmetrical-Docked form is Ten Ryu Jin (Heaven Dragon God). This marks the second time an element from GaoGaiGar is used in a Transformers series. In fact, Ultra Raker (Blue Raker + Green Raker) from [[Brave#Brave Exkaiser|Brave Exkaiser (the first entry in Brave) introduced this style of combination.
  • Why the rather more obvious name "Firestorm" for this Combiner was never used in favor of the seemingly less suited (and certainly less cool) "Safeguard" and to better match the duo's fire/ice collaboration theme is an enduring mystery.
  • Perceptor's dialogue in the Rise of Safeguard origin comic at least implies that Safeguard is the true form of the twins, saying that the two are split from a single protoform.
  • Safeguard is the result of an experiment from Starscream's specs. The wings on his back form the shape of an X - a blue top and bottom wing on one side, and an orange top and bottom wing adjacent. Sounds like a certain other X-periment based on Starscream.

Special Abilities

  • Firestorm: Unleashes blasts of fire & ice upon his opponents
  • Parallel Jetstrike: Unleashes a combination of fire & ice in vehicle mode


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