The BEST Episodes of Beast Wars: Transformers
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2020
Trapped on a primitive planet, two opposing factions, the Maximals and the Predacons, of Transformers, a race of sentient robots, fight over its precious Energon. Soon they discover that there are other forces at work on the planet - a powerful alien race that does not approve of their presence. And as they delve deeper into the planet's history, they uncover a terrible secret, one that must not be allowed to fall into the wrong hands, or their entire race's very existence could be threatened.
#1 - The Agenda (3)
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 13, 1998
The Maximals manage to take out the transwarp cruiser and fend of the Predacon attack. But the battle is far from over, as Megatron heads for the now uncovered Autobot Ark - containing the heroes and villains who'll shape the Cybertron where the Predacons and Maximals come from.
#2 - The Agenda (2)
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 12, 1998
Megatron is captured, but the battle used up too much of the cruiser's energon supply for there to be enough for the travel back to Cybertron. While Ravage interrogates Megatron about where they might find more, Primal confronts Silverbolt about his relationship Blackarachnia, leading the Fuzor to go off on his own to find her.
#3 - Other Visits (2)
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 15, 1998
Surviving the energon surge thanks to their new transmetal bodies, Tarantulas sets up a shield around the alien construct and heads inside along with Megatron and Quckstrike. Outside, Optimus and Rattrap try to figure a way in, while the two other transmetalized Maximals return the wounded Rhinox and Dinobot the CR chambers.
#4 - Code of Hero
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 9, 1998
Dinobot sees a chance to regain his lost honor when he spots Megatron attempting to alter history using the knowledge on the remaining golden disk.
#5 - Other Voices (1)
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 31, 1997
An alien spacecraft lands and captures Airrazor while she's examining it. Optimus and Rattrap enter to rescue her, while the Predacons stand outside, ready to break the truce at a moment's notice.
#6 - Possession
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 3, 1997
During a fierce storm, the immortal spark of the Deception Starscream lands on the planet and takes control of Waspinator's body. He convinces Megatron to let him help with an attack on the Maximal base, which he knows to be offline. His skills are after all considerable... but then again - so is his treachery.
#7 - The Agenda (1)
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 11, 1998
As the transwarp wave generated by the explosion in ""Other Voices (2)"" nears Cybertron, the Maximals rejoice, thinking the rescue is on its way. But unbeknownst to them, it is intercepted and diverted by the leaders of the Cybertronian Predacon alliance, who view Megatron as a loose cannon and wants to deal with him quietly, by sending one of their covert operatives.
#8 - Aftermath
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 26, 1997
The alien machine is destroyed and Optimus went up with it, but the explosion sets off a quantum surge that changes the planet - and several of the robots. In his new, more powerful transmetal body, Megatron hopes to take out the Maximals before they have a chance to regroup and recover.
#9 - Coming of the Fuzors (2)
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 9, 1997
Hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned, Rattrap, Cheetor and Dinobot try to keep the Predacons away from the Axalon where Rhinox lies delving deep into the Matrix, pursuing a faint hope...
#10 - Transmutate
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 10, 1998
A series of earthquakes uncovers a heavily damaged stasispod. Out of it comes a freakish robot - barely sentient, but with extremely powerful weapons. Scoffed at by the others, both Silverbolt and Rampage sense a kindred spirit, each in their own way.
#11 - The Trigger (2)
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 19, 1996
Optimus and Rattrap race to the island to assist Tigatron and the wounded Airrazor, while Scorponok and Blackarachnia make their way towards the obelisk.
#12 - Coming of the Fuzors (1)
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 2, 1997
Two new Maximals awake in Predacon territory, both with bizarre looks and unusual personalities due to the damaged systems in their stasispods. Taking advantage of their confusion, Megatron convinces them they are Predacons, hoping to finally crush the Maximals with these reinforcements. Meanwhile, Blackarachnia returns to the Predacon base with Tarantulas' body, Tigatron and Airrazor go of looking for more stasispods, Rhinox shuts down and connects to the Axalon in an attempt at reaching Optimus' spark, and Dinobot realizes that the aborted armageddon has left the planet looking awfully familiar.
#13 - Bad Spark
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 22, 1998
Cheetor discovers a huge stasis pod, containing Protoform X - a failed Maximal experiment that created an indestructible spark but drove it insane in the process. When Predacons arrive, a fight breaks out over it, setting off an energon storm that leaves Blackarachnia and Silverbolt together damaged, having to fend for themselves - While Protoform X awakens, looking for a victim...
#14 - Dark Designs
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 4, 1996
After Rhinox thwarts a Predacon trap, Megatron decides it's time to test Tarantulas' newest device on him - reprogramming the Maximal into a Predacon. Megatron is certain that the new ally will make overrunning the Maximal base easy, though it seems like the new Rhinox has other ideas.
#15 - The Spark
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 11, 1996
Rhinox spots a falling stasis pod while surveying unused Predacon territory. He is the first to arrive, but the pod is damaged and he is unable to activate the DNA scanner. Unless he can get it working again soon, the protoform's spark will be extinguished.
#16 - Cutting Edge
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 15, 1998
Two young cave-humans are separated from their parents by an attack from Megatron's new transmetal enhanced raptor clones. Optimus chases off the raptors and charges Blackarachnia and Cheetor with escorting the kids back to their homes.
#17 - Other Visits (1)
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 8, 1998
While out surveying the planet, Airrazor and Tigatron trigger a remaining alien site. While the Maximals scramble to their rescue, Tarantulas is already on his way, determined to thwart the aliens' plans.
#18 - Changing of the Guard
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 8, 1998
Unable to jury-rig defenses using parts from the Ark, the Maximals send Rattrap down under water in a small capsule to retrieve Sentinel from wreckage of the Axalon. But Megatron wants to lay his hands on it too, and Rampage and Depthcharge fighting it out in the area, nobody's safe.
#20 - Nemesis (1)
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 6, 1999
While Inferno, Quickstrike and Waspinator go looking for a new ""colony"", Megatron discovers one of Tarantulas' secret projects - the reactivation of the gigantic Decepticon warship that shot down the Ark before it crashed into the sea.
#21 - Chain of Command
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 24, 1996
A stone circle, showing abnormal energon readings, is activated during a Predacon attack and attracts an alien probe. While investigating it, Optimus is disintegrated, leaving the Maximals bickering over who's in charge, while the Predacons prepare to attack.
#22 - Tangled Web
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 1997
Megatron sends out Tarantulas, Blackarachnia and Quickstrike to build an energon refueling station, though the spiders' scheming complicates even the simplest task.
#23 - Gorilla Warfare
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 14, 1996
Scorponok infects Optimus with a virus supposed to make him a coward, but it turns him into a battle-crazed berserker instead. Filled with fury, Optimus attacks the Predacon base alone.
#24 - Crossing the Rubicon
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 22, 1999
Blackarachnia attempts to use the transmetal driver on herself, but all it accomplishes is to disrupt her Predacon programming, making it deteriorate quickly to the point that it will make her mindless unless it is removed.
#25 - The Web
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 18, 1996
While out testing a communicator adapted to the energon interference, Cheetor takes on Scorponok alone to prevent the Predacons getting salvaging a powerful cannon. But he is ambushed by Tarantulas and ends up knocked out. Overeager to make up for his failure he sneaks into the Pred base to take out the cannon, and once again stumbles right into Tarantulas fangs.