Series: Generation One
" High tech circuitry is no replacement for guts. "
"Go chew on a microchip!", is Ironhide's slogan. Prefers action to
words. Oldest, toughest, most battle-tested Autobot. Bodyguard to
Optimus Prime. In charge of guarding anything of importance. Gruff,
but kind. Trithyllium-stell skin makes him nearly invulnerable to
attack. Shoots variety of liquids from supercooled nitrogen to
superheated lead. Has sonar, radar, radiowave detector. Slowest and
most fragile of the group.