Source:Tonka Catalogue Bios

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While GoBots packaging was largely bereft of biographical information, short biographies for the first series characters were included in the 1984 Tonka Catalog. These are reproduced here, verbatim.

Friendly GoBots[edit]

Baron Von Joy[edit]

  • Friendly Robot Sports Car

A distant relative to Royal-T, the fun-loving Baron was hired by the royal family to secretly protect their son from harm.


  • Friendly Robot Rocket Launcher

Nicknamed Rocket Man, Blaster disguises himself as a mobile rocket launcher to protect the earth's military bases.


  • Friendly Robot Bulldozer

Dozer would rather take a nap than waste time levelling the Enemy GoBots. But when the good guys need him, he's up and ready to flatten each and every one of the evil doers.


  • Friendly Robot Dump Truck

Although he's always being dumped on, Dumper doesn't mind - he's strong enough to handle loads of work and determined to destroy the Enemy GoBots.


  • Friendly Robot Police Car

As police sergeant of GoBotron, Hans-Cuff is well known for his detective handiwork. He proves the hand is quicker than the eye when he turns himself into a police car.


  • Friendly Robot Leader

All Friendly GoBots hail the fearless Leader-1. The leader of the Security Force, Leader-1 is as brave and intelligent as they come. He has an arsenal of weapons in store for Cy-Kill's evil gang.


  • Friendly Robot U.F.O.

As an Undercover Female Officer, Pathfinder is invaluable to the Security Force. Her laser locators and top secret scientific devices aid the good guys in detecting Cy-Kill's whereabouts.


  • Friendly Robot Fire Engine

Dumper's twin brother, Pumper, pumps a lot of iron at night to keep in shape. When he turns into a fire truck, he pumps out a lot of water putting out fires started by the Enemy GoBots.


  • Friendly Robot Ambulance

More efficient than a pair of medics, Rest-Q is affectionately known as a repairman because he's an expert at repairing GoBots.

Road Ranger[edit]

  • Friendly Robot Long Haul

Road Ranger's in the battle for the long haul. When the GoBots land on earth, he plans to set up a convoy to capture the enemy and put them back in jail where they belong.


  • Friendly Robot British Jet

A true blueblood, Royal-T comes from GoBotron's royal family. Loyalty to his planet and a sense of adventure led him to join the Security Force.


  • Friendly Robot Scooter

The youngest of the Friendly GoBots, Scooter would love to scoot in and out of the action. But he's usually left behind to spin his wheels and man the Command Center.


  • Friendly Robot Space Ship

Spay-C is not an airhead, he's an inventor fascinated with outer space. His way-out inventions include a plan to send Enemy GoBots into permanent orbit.


  • Friendly Robot Racer

Leader-1's right-hand GoBot, Turbo loves life in the fast lane. He enters himself into car races as a hot-rod racer.


  • Friendly Robot Street Machine

Totally awesome and awfully strong, Zeemon is prepared to fight to the bitter end. He's not about to let the Enemy GoBots rule the earth - or any other planet.

Enemy GoBots[edit]

Bug Bite[edit]

  • Enemy Robot Roadster

Herr Fiend's best friend, Bug Bite's no love bug. Cold-hearted and wicked, he loves to "sting" his victims and give them the "Bug Bite" itch with his deadly laser guns.


  • Enemy Robot Car

Everyone's heard of the Boogeyman — well, BuggyMan's just as bad. And when he turns into a dune buggy he's a real mean machine.


  • Enemy Robot Helicopter

Cold-hearted Cop-Tur has a sharp mind and an even sharper rotating propeller arm. He secretly plans to send Cy-Kill into a tailspin and take over the Enemy GoBots.

Crain Brain[edit]

  • Enemy Robot Crane

Crain Brain thinks he's clever, but he isn't. Even the Enemy GoBots call him Lame Brain behind his back. But his strength is no laughing matter - he can change into a crane capable of lifting a zillion pounds.


  • Enemy Robot Race Car

In the war between good and evil, it's a race to the finish and Crasher will stop at nothing to win. When Crasher races against good guy Turbo, he breaks all the rules and the race becomes a demolition derby.


  • Enemy Robot Leader

Notorious Cy-Kill, the evil GoBot mastermind who turns into a menacing motorcycle, is the leader of the pack of Enemy GoBots. He plans to take over the Earth.


  • Enemy Robot Attack Tank

With a mind bent on destruction, Destroyer cannot wait to reach the earth and proclaim all-out war. He worships Cy-Kill and believes him to be the next ruler of the universe.


  • Enemy Robot Jet

Always looking for a fight, Fitor is the GoBot who will fly Cy-Kill and the Enemy GoBots to planet earth.


  • Enemy Robot Off-Road Vehicle

Geeper-Creeper has a mean streak that gives anyone the creeps. Cy-Kill's loyal thug, Geeper-Creeper sneaks around disguised as an army off-road vehicle.

Herr Fiend[edit]

  • Enemy Robot Sports Car

His dark past is a secret only Cy-Kill can reveal. With a fiendish relish, he awaits the total takeover of planet earth.


  • Enemy Robot Train

As crazy as his name.[2] Loco loves to turn into a locomotive and send his enemies into loco-motion.


  • Enemy Robot Show Car

A terrifying foe, Psycho is crazy and unpredictable. All the Enemy GoBots fear him. And only Cy-Kill can control his demented mind.

Screw Head[edit]

  • Enemy Robot Drill

There's no screws loose on this evil mechanical genius. Screw Head invents wicked weapons for Cy-Kill's criminal cohorts.


  • Enemy Robot Sports Car

Spoiler's beautiful, but she's no lady. She loves to spoil a good time. She can't wait to get her hands on Pathfinder and deactivate her forever.


  • Enemy Robot Destroyer

Cy-Kill's right hand man, Tank, is a lumbering dumb oaf with a body that's not only built like a tank — buy[3] actually becomes one himself.


  • Zod Monster

All good GoBots fear the wrath of Zod, the Enemy GoBot's[4] ultimate weapon. The incredible Zod is the part animal, part robot that wreaks havoc on the planet GoBotron. He lurches recklessly - trampling and feeding on Zod-fearing, Friendly GoBots. Even though at times it seems like Zod is everywhere - the good guys do have one chance. They can deactivate him by thrusting a weapon deep into his vulnerable nerve center.


  1. (sic)
  2. May be a comma instead of a period.
  3. Likely meant to be "but".
  4. (sic)