Insecticon is a typical Predacon soldier, hungry for battle, yet cowardly when he is outnumbered.
Japanese Name: Kuwagaiger. Awesome!
IDW Beast Wars comicsEdit
Insecticon was one of the protoforms jettisoned by the Axalon on prehistoric Earth. He was activated and put in chronal phase by Razorbeast at Magmatron's request. The newly born Predacon quickly joined Magmatron. He was sent to hunt down the Maximals that Razorbeast had also awakened.
While investigating a swampy area with Transquito, Powerpinch, Scourge, and Retrax, Insecticon discovered they were not alone. Several of his teammates were taken down by the Mutants, who declare that no Maximal or Predacon is welcome in their home. Insecticon and Scourge retreated, abandoning the swamp to its inhabitants. While running, they whimpered that the sector was all clear and there was nothing to report.
Later, the Predacons discovered Razorbeast's base and attack. Insecticon was part of the force that vastly ountnumbered the Maximals. Just in time, though, a new Maximal group broke into the fight, winning the day.
Insecticon was apparently killed fighting Shokaract.
- Insecticon (Basic, 1996)
- Insecticon transforms into a blue and green organic stag beetle.
His elytra can be flipped open to reveal two halves of his weapon, which must be fitted together to form a crossbow. It does not fire anything, but it still looks cool.
- Insecticon was at one point slated to join the cast of the Beast Wars TV show. A remnant of this can be found in the script to Power Surge on Ben Yee's website, where it is noted most of Insecticon's intended lines (including the "If you are second in command, what is your command?" exchange with Scorponok) were transferred to Waspinator.
CHANGES FROM 1ST DRAFT TO FINAL - The Only Change is the removal of Insectacon (sic). Some of his lines have gone to Waspinator. Changes are marked with an asterisk. - Power Surge script notes