# Prime (disambiguation)

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The name **Prime** can refer to a Matrixload of different things.

## Rank

The rank Prime, held by many characters, generally bearers of the Matrix of Leadership.

**Matrix bearers**

- Optimus Prime, a name that has been applied to many different characters who have a tendency to carry the Matrix of Leadership.

- Rodimus Prime, the form taken by Hot Rod when he gets the Matrix in most of the Generation One continuities.

- Prime Nova, a past Matrix bearer first mentioned in the Generation One Marvel comics.

- Nova Prime, his more grammatically correct counterpart in the IDW comic continuity.

- Sentinel Prime, another past Matrix-bearer established by more or less every publisher of Generation One comics.

- Alpha Prime, yet
*another*past Matrix-bearer, this time apparently exclusive to Dreamwave Generation One comics.

- Guardian Prime, one more past Matrix-bearer, also foisted upon us by the Dreamwave Generation One comics.

- Omega Prime, the combined form of
*Robots in Disguise*Optimus Prime, who has the Matrix, and*Robots in Disguise*Ultra Magnus, who wants the Matrix.

**Schmucks too good for disco**

- Leo Prime, a high-ranking Maximal with an Energon Matrix, which is not the Matrix.

- Primal Prime, the Vok-created Living Matrix and leader of the Wreckers.

- Vector Prime, guardian of time and space, one of the 13 original Transformers, and incidentally, apparently another Matrix-bearer.

- Nemesis Prime, a name that has been applied to several different characters, one of which carries the Dead Matrix.

- Modus Prime, the first of the Mini-Cons and their leader in the
*Classics*portion of the Generation One series.

- Sentinel Prime, the Autobot Elite Guard member and general pain-in-the-skidplate from
*Transformers Animated*.

- Longarm Prime, the Autobot intelligence officer disguise of Shockwave from
*Transformers Animated*.

- Megatronus Prime, original one of the 13 original Transformers.

- Prime is also the Japanese name for
*Armada*Sparkplug, who hung on to the Matrix after*Armada*Optimus Prime died.

## Locations

- Gorlam Prime, a planet in the same sector of space as the Benzuli Expanse.

## Fictional stories

Several stories contained the word "Prime".

**Television**

- A Prime Problem, in which nobody thought to check which Optimus Prime had the Matrix.

- Prime Target, in which a hunter was targeting Optimus Prime, who has the Matrix.

- The Return of Optimus Prime, in part 2 of which Optimus Prime fights Rodimus Prime for the Matrix.

**Comics**

- Prime Time!, an issue of the Marvel Comics Generation One comic book in which Optimus Prime gets back the Matrix.

- Prime Directive, a six-part Dreamwave Generation One miniseries which has a bunch of Autobots reactivated by the Matrix.

- Vector Prime: In the Beginning, an issue of the Hasbro Transformers Collectors' Club comic which includes a flashback with Optimus Prime opening the Matrix.

In addition, there is Prime Spark, a prose story in which *Armada* Optimus Prime, who happens to be a Matrix-bearer, meets some other Transformers named Optimus, including Generation One Optimus Prime, who also happens to be a Matrix-bearer.

## Franchise

## What it is not

By the Matrix, Prime should not be confused with:

- Prima, the first Matrix-bearer.

- Primon, because there just aren't enough past Matrix-bearers on this page.

- Primus, Transformer God, who
*made*the Matrix.

- Optimus Primal, the munky from Beast Wars, who had an Energon Matrix in Japan.

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