Nothing is safe frown Mixmaster's seething cauldron. He will use any material necessary, whether unliving rock or living robot, in the making of some new material. He's been known to swallow up brand new limousines and reduce them to steel girders. And he performs his often-grisly tasks with an evil, cackling glee that more befits a medieval witch than a Constructicon. The manner in which he creates new materials resembles an arcane ritual. Sometimes his fellow Decepticons wonder it perhaps Mixmaster hasn't a few microchips loose in his logic center, but they never question the results of his efforts.
Abilities: While having the appearance of a standard concrete mixer, Mixmaster can, by using various acids and bonding agents, reduce and recombine virtually any substances put inside his drum and use them to form new substances. He is a chemistry lab on wheels. Atop the root of his cab, he can mount a powerful infrared cannon which emits bursts of 8000° C heat for an effective range of .8 miles. In robot mode, he carries a laser pistol and a shoulder-mounted optical distortion projector, which, by bending light waves, disorients the vision of anyone caught in its field. When combined with his fellow Constructicons he serves as the left leg module in the giant robot known as Devastator.
Weaknesses: Mixmaster's mixing drum can be rendered inoperative by the addition of certain chemicals, particularly alkalides.
Appearances: Mixmaster appeared in the T.V. episodes "Heavy Metal War," "City of Steel," "The Core," "Autobot Run," "Microbots," "Megatron's Master Plan Part 2," "Desertion of the Dinobots Part 1," "Make Tracks," "The Secret of Omega Supreme," "The Master Builders," "Triple Takeover," "Starscream's Brigade," "Masquerade," "The Five Faces of Darkness," "Fight or Flee," "Carnage in C-Minor," "The Burden Hardest to Bear," and "The Rebirth Part 1." He appeared in the comic book issues 10, 19, TJ 4, and issue 41.
Toy Line: On the Hasbro toy line, Mixmaster was Constructicon #6. The package the figure came in included a cement mixer, laser pistol, magna laser, twin blaster, label sheet, and Devastator instruction sheet. Collectible items printed on the back of the packaging included a tech spec and robot points.
Additional information: In the cartoon series, Mixmaster's voice was made by one of the greatest voice actors this world has ever known, Frank Welker. Other Transformer voices he did were Megatron, Galvatron, Soundwave, Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage, Laserbeak, Buzzsaw, Ratbat, Skywarp, Chromedome, Pinpointer, Wheelie, Mirage, Trailbreaker, Sludge, and Blades.
View Frank Welker's picture and filmography.
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