The Necrobot is a character in the IDW portion of the Generation 1 continuity family.
|“||You ever heard of the Necrobot, Fulcrum?||”|
|“||The mute neutral who roams the galaxy administering posthumous rites? Who can determine cause of death just by letting his shadow fall on the corpse? Who has devoted his life to recording the fate of every last Cybertronian?||”|
|“||Okay, so you have heard of him...||”|
—Krok and Fulcrum.
The Necrobot is a Cybertronian legend, and their races equivalent of the Grim Reaper. He is said have roamed the battlefields of the Great War giving last rites to fallen Cybertronians. Autobot and Decepticon. Proof of his existence is unproven, yet tales of this being who walks among the the dead persist...
IDW Generation 1 Continuity
- The word Necro is a Greek prefix meaning Death. So in plain English, his name is literally "Death Robot".