With the debut of the newest Maximal, Blackarachnia took on a "big sister" role to the inexperienced youth, and as a result mellowed somewhat. When the Predacons attacked the valley of proto-humans, Blackarachnia was teamed with Inferno. Blackarachnia rather liked the treatment and affection, though she held it under a firm charade of bitter irritation. Blackarachnia in the Beast Wars animated series, "It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver." Ability. Blackarachnia and crew later discovered the bat-creature Nightscream, who led them to a strange organic fruit tree. McNumber: 5; Part of the second McDonald's Beast Wars Happy Meal pack-in, Blackarachnia's "Transmetal" form resembles some sort of dust mite more than a spider, though it does have a black widow-esque hour-glass shape on the abdomen.It has a very similar transformation to the earlier promotional figure Beetle. While the Maximals attempted to remove her Predacon shell program, an alternate Transmetal "Vok" body was somehow automatically created (by someone, somehow) in subspace just in case it was needed. A thousand stellar cycles ago Elita and her teammates were exploring an alien world, looking for a Decepticon ship filled with energon. Blackarachnia made herself renowned among the ranks of both the Maximals and Predacons as a severe headache to Megatron. Joined: Jun 27, 2002 Posts: 8,633 … [2], She is known for saying "Even when I'm good, I'm still bad." Blackarachnia in the Beast Wars TV show. Blackarachnia was one of the five core Decepticons in the Transformers Animated show. Blackarachnia is a Transformer from the Beast Wars Universe.She started out as a member of the Predacons.Her beast mode is a Black Widow Spider.She was created by Tarantulas from one of the fallen stasis pods. Distraught, Silverbolt took off to avenge her death. As you can see, this didn't work very well. At the same time, on another plane of existence, Blackarachnia encountered Primal, who calmed her astral spirit down, at the same time allowing Nightscream to restore it and bring her back. As she desperately tried to access her missing memories, Megatron manipulated the data link, going inside her body, controling her, and by doing so, finding the Maximal's base. She is a female transformer who turns into a spider and was the first reoccurring female Transformer villain in the series. Only Cheetor, Dinobot II, and Blackarachnia were explicitly described as Transmetals 2. She did considerable damage to Dinobot before being blasted herself. Blackarachnia is the love interest of Silverbolt from Transformers: Beast Wars and Transformers: Beast Machines.. After the defeat of Megatron the planet Cybertron was left reformatted into a techno-organic world. Blackarachnia was born from one of the Maximals' fallen stasis pods. Snowstalker - Killed in a rockslide caused by Tigatron shooting at Inferno and hitting the … Megatron, observing the slim and attractive Blackarachnia transform and strike a few poses, suggested that he had "ulterior motives behind her beast form selection." Her design is very similar to her original Beast Wars CGI model, but with four eyes instead of two, and two skinny, pincer-like “spider limbs” that jut from her back and arc over her shoulders. Unlike most characters, however, her design underwent the smallest change. Toy converts to Beast Wars-inspired spider mode in 20 steps. Fires of the Past. Upon awakening, the four headed to confront Primal in the Oracle, where they convinced him to return into real-space and continue his leadership. Each of them was altered by an enigmatic piece of Vok technology known as the "Transmetal driver", which appeared in Megatron's possession without explanation. SHOP for official JobbytheHong merch https://bit.ly/2A2jPSC Here's my toy review of the Takara Tomy Transformers Legends LG17 Blackarachnia. She later fell in love with the Maximal Fuzor, Silverbolt and then joined the Maximals as a Transmetal 2. Frustrated with how the Maximals were eluding his drones, Megatron used the sparks of Rhinox, Silverbolt and Waspinator to create the Vehicon Generals Tankor, Jetstorm and Thrust, respectively. Blackarachnia had a relatively easy time adapting to her new technorganic form, and was the third Maximal to master transformation, though it took her longer to apply her new robot mode in combat. After stopping Tarantulas' attempts to destroy The Ark, Blackarachnia would return to Cybertron with the other Maximals after Megatron's final defeat. While Rhinox tried to save her, Tarantulas' meddling apparently brought about her death, but the driver brought her back to life as a Transmetal Maximal while still retaining some of her bad girl personality and sardonic sense of humor, and finally changing her activation code. Seriously. Blackarachnia was partnered with the newly-created Decepticharge and dispatched to confront Shockwave's forces on Earth. Predictably plotting to betray Megatron, Starscream taught her the ways of treachery - a move that backfired when Blackarachnia betrayed him, leaving him to be defeated by Optimus Primal. Blackarachnia appeared in the TFcon 2013 live script reading Grab and Go. Using some of the organic fluid from the Cybertronian core, and after a brief chase. Reluctantly, she agreed. Blackarachnia was once an Autobot named Elita One. The… Calendar BotAdded by X-BoB58Later, Blackarachnia took the Transmetal driver and attempted to use it on herself. As the Spark rocketed into the darkness, Nightscream fought Jetstorm for it. Crossing the Rubicon, Later, during Megatron's final assault on the Ark, Blackarachnia "emasculated" Rattrap's tail in an effort to reactivate the Ark. Cornered by the Vehicon Generals, Optimus Primal and Cheetor rescued their comrades but the shuttle was destroyed. (Japan) In an alternate timeline, Blackarachnia (possibly now Transmetal) joins her fellow Predacons in distributing various one-on-one beat downs to the Maximals. She attempted to access Tarantulas' mind to find the data needed to operate the Pod, only for his consciousness to enter her body. Having come from the violent, treacherous and often abusive world of the Predacons, the kindness and unconditional love Blackarachnia received from Silverbolt seemed very alien to her, and she found returning it difficult, often resorting to displaying her affection buried underneath her sardonic sense of humor. Still possessing her extrasensory Transmetal 2 powers including telekinesis, Blackarachnia gained several additional weapons courtesy of her new form: a long-range Venom Sniper Gun that fired system-disrupting energy bullets, a defensive riot shield that projected an electromagnetic field from its edge, and the ability to fire strong artificial webs from her grill, exhaust pipe and hands in robot mode. Beast Wars. [10]. As the first season progressed, Blackarachnia and Thrust formed an interesting relationship. Blackarachnia is a former Predacon turned Maximal after falling in love with Silverbolt. When Tankor gained control of the Key to Vector Sigma and "infected" Nightscream and the new orchard with the Key, Blackarachnia eventually became infected, and temporarily lost her sanity as she was overwhelmed by the "technomatter". [8], Blackarachnia has some skills in mechanics and science but still second to Tarantulas. So together they traveled to a mountain that was above the energon interference. Optimal Situation (Quite what she'dintended to do with the Ark — since she couldn't have altered the timeline without risking erasing herself — was never explored.) Rattrap and Blackarachnia first encountered the three Vehicon Generals when looking for their ship, the Autobot shuttle Omega Delta, at a spaceport. Fighting a passionate Waspinator, the goo vanished from the both of them, and the Vehicon's minds both returned. Blackarachnia (Happy Meal promotion, 1998) . We also have a look at the robot mode, but unfortunately the arms were mistransformed. She is voiced by Venus Terzo who also voiced Jean Grey in X-Men: Evolution. Blackarachnia proved as ambitious as any Predacon, with no loyalty to anyone save herself. Voice actor: Cree Summer (English), Ryōka Yuzuki (Japanese), more»Christin Marquitan (German), Marcella Silvestri (Italian), Raquel Marinho (Portuguese, as Elita-1), Adrianna Pissardini (Portuguese, as Blackarachnia), Rosario Zamora (Latin American Spanish, seasons 1 and 2), Elis… She first encountered him when she was setting up an energon mining post with Tarantulas and Quickstrike, and was stunned at how he refused to destroy her simply on the grounds that she was a female unit. [9], Later, the spark of the ancient Decepticon Starscream possessed Waspinator. 1 History 1.1 Beast Wars 1.1.1 Villainous Background 1.1.2 Defection 1.2 Beast Machines 1.2.1 Season 1 1.2.2 Season 2 2 Gallery 3 Navigation Blackarachnia was born from one of the Maximal fallen … Blackarachina and Silverbolt spent their first significant amount of time together when the Predacons and Maximals fought over Rampage's pod; although she had goaded him into trying to fight her as she attacked him, Blackarachnia was attacked by Tarantulas, and Tarantulas in turn was attacked and struck down by Silverbolt, who then helped Blackarachnia to her feet. Blackarachnia managed to defeat Inferno, but Tarantulas was killed in the fight. On the way back to Cybertron Megatron escaped into Transwarp Space, and arrived on Cybertron years before the Maximals. This greatly annoyed Blackarachnia, who had to go through many dangers to bring him back. She has appeared as a star or supporting character in various forms in several of the animated television series and comics from that franchise. So maybe the web accessory is both a nod to Beast Machines and confirmation MP BM are coming!! Blackarachnia was born from one of the Maximal fallen Stasis pods. She's got eight legs, and she knows how to use them. With Silverbolt's help, she got the dying Autobot leader under life support and began the repairs. A sultry femme fatale, Blackarachnia is smart, sexy, and dangerous. But it was a nice thought. Her design is very similar to her original Beast Wars CGI model, but with four eyes instead of two, and two skinny, pincer-like “spider limbs” that jut from her back and arc over her shoulders. Although still calling herself a Predacon (and not yet changing her activation code), she worked on the same side as the Maximals from this point on, even though none of them besides Silverbolt fully trusted her. Even after Silverbolt spread a new, Megatron-enhanced version of the old Hate Plague causing dissention in the ranks, her love remained, unbroken and undying, though Silverbolt only felt more guilt on his part. However, all of her new abilities and powers were useless as she tried to unravel the mysteries of where and why the population of Cybertron had gone, and why the Cybertron InfoCore was wiped. Unfortunately, Silverbolt slammed Tarantulas into the pod, which was lying in a bank of energon crystals, and the force of the throw caused an explosion that scattered the combatants and left the two equally damaged and in need of contacting their respective bases. When Starscreamtook control of Waspinator's body, she was right next to him when he betrayed Megatron, betraying Starscream back . It wasn't, and so it was "sidelined". When attacked by a squadron of Cycle Drones, she put her technorganic mode to good use, trapping one of the Vehicons in a tangle of web. In this story Blackarachnia, Quickstrike and Waspinator discover three Constructicons on prehistoric Earth and are confronted by the Maximals and Wreckers . Many of the major characters in Beast Wars are killed off, usually near the end, sometimes to make room or new characters. While most characters got re-designs for laughs, the only change in Blackarachnia would appear to be that she's a bit smaller and "cuter". The first toy of Blackarachnia again did not resemble the character in the television series (whose design takes it to the full extent of her "Exotic Dancer" look) - although the toy was recolored to more closely resemble the television model in its Japanese release. Optimus … She has a different origin than she did previously, one linked to the Autobots. Forbidden Fruit Later, the group stumbled across one of Megatron's many Transformer junkyards, where the lifeless, Sparkless bodies of the cities were disposed of. When Tarantulas forced her to investigate Megatron's Golden Disk backups, she waited until Tarantulas was occupied to download and encrypt the recoverable information. The infamous Beast Wars femme-fatale is back in Kingdom. She teamed up with Razorclaw to fight Striker before being abducted by Unicron. [15], Blackarachnia had a biography printed in the Beast Wars Sourcebook by IDW Publishing.[16]. Beast Wars: Transformers (Beasties: Transformers in Canada) is a CG animated television series made by Mainframe Entertainment in which two opposing factions trapped on a primitive planet, the Maximals and the Predacons of Transformers, a race of sentient robots, fight over its precious Energon. As they built their escape ship, he installed his own variant on the design, making it inescapable once sealed and in space. Voice actor: Cree Summer (English), Ryōka Yuzuki(Japanese), Christin Marquitan (German) Blackarachnia was previously known as Elita-1. Well, that sure was a long radio silence, wasn't it? Rattrap invented a device which combined a spark extractor with a DNA scanner he planned to use it to restore Transformers into their bodies. I'm... sure she has a nice personality... wait, no. https://super-villain.fandom.com/wiki/Blackarachnia_(Beast_Wars)?oldid=16081. Locked out of her robot mode, she awaited her imminent deactivation- until the other three survivors: an equally disoriented Optimus Primal, Rattrap and Cheetor- plunged into her web. But Blackarachnia’s ambition had just begun. While forced to act as a Decepticon, Blackarachnia's true self remained intact but submerged, struggling to overcome Unicron's control and desperate to correct the warped Binaltech timeline. She is based on her counterpart in Beast Wars. Biography. [18], Blackarachnia appeared in Lil Formers #93, "Fembots" by Matt Moylan, where she co-hosted a television talk show series.[19]. Beast Wars TransMetals 2 Blackarachnia (Femme-Bot Friday #70) I ... a repaint of the Beast Wars TransMetals version that appeared a couple of years before. A security system Tarantulas installed had been triggered by her tampering with her core, and the only way to fix it was to cut the Predacon shell program loose. However, she betrayed him, waiting until Tarantulas had been immobilized by the Maximals dropping a boulder on him to download the files for herself. Neither Megatron nor Tarantulas ever trusted her fully after this: in the episode "Bad Spark" Megatron discreetly planted a surveillance device on her, while Tarantulas was willing to use her as a living shield against Maximal fire.[11]. Dinobot's death - and Shakespearean death speech. Optimus Primal, Rattrap, Cheetor and Blackarachnia escaped, but were infected with a transformation blocking virus which stripped them of their Transmetal enhancements and left them slowly dying in beast mode, suffering from memory loss. Blackarachnia was startled by the change in him. Silverbolt followed her and stubbornly refused to leave her alone. She used him to acquire parts for her converted stasis pod. She watched as Optimus emerged in his technorganic form, and was the fourth and last Maximal to be reformatted, emerging as a pink black widow spider with green markings. Blackarachnia and Silverbolt were about to kiss, but were interrupted by an angry Waspinator - who was promptly swatted by Rattrap. This proved to be only the beginning of their rocky relationship. Blackarachnia and Fractyl realized the energon armor was flawed and could destroy the planet if it came in contact with large amounts of energon. She can become a spider. Always looking out for Number One, Blackarachnia values her independence and freedom above all else. He would have escaped had Megatron not overridden the ejection system. She hasn't experienced unconditional love before, and it scares her, though she'll never admit it. 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