Rung, as in ladder rung, because "all the good names are taken", is the Freud of the Cybertronian race. He has been the Autobot's Psychiatrist for Millions of years and all that time has fascinated his patients with the fact that he possesses actually emotive eyebrows.
The shrink has never been in frontline combat, but when he gets into a sticky situation, he wishes he had something more useful to hand than a microphone built into his thumb that is uses to record his sessions with patients. There aren't many Bots that Rung hasn't listened to the troubles of, his patients include: Red Alert, Whirl, and Fortress Maximus.
In his spare time, Rung collects scale models of historical Cybertronian spacecraft.
|“||He's like a historical constant - an observer. But never an active participant.||”|
IDW Generation 1 continuity
More Than Meets The Eye
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Rung is one of the 200+ Cybertronians who side with Rodimus to search for the fabled Knights of Cybertron. He embarks The Lost Light along with his large collection of miniature replicas of Historical Cybertronian ships.
- Rung was first seen only in Name, signing the Personnel evaluations at the end of the Last Stand of The Wreckers comics.
- He can evidently survive being shot in the head.