Night Ranger

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Night Ranger is a friendly Guardian who frequently operates on GoBotron as a security officer.


Challenge of the GoBots cartoon[edit]

Steamer's Defection The GoBot Who Cried Renegade Whiz Kid The Fall of GoBotron Flight to Earth Return to GoBotron Pacific Overtures Fitor to the Finish Mission: GoBotron Guardian Academy

Fun Publications[edit]

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Transformers Timelines[edit]

During the Diaspora, Night Ranger was dispatched to Level 51 along with an assortment of Guardians and Renegades. Cultural Appropriation TFWikiFavicon.png

Renegade Rhetoric[edit]

After the Robo Rebels were arrested on suspicion of attacking Zeemon, they escaped to prove their innocence. Night Ranger and Mach-3 confronted the cadets outside the Gobotron Stockades, but they could not prevent their escape. Fugitives

Night Ranger and Scratch were working security for the Space Hawk project when Cy-Kill attacked. The Renegades bested the Guardians and made off with the Space Hawk prototype. The Hawks of Space Part 1

Night Ranger and Dumper were guarding a Guardian storage facility on Gobotron when Heart Attack and Clutch assaulted it. They overwhelmed the two guards and made off with the broken components of the Puzzler combiner. Six Heads are Better than One

In short, Night Ranger is a terrible guard.

"Echoes and Fragments"[edit]

Sideways and Gong began playing with universal streams, causing elements of the GoBots and their history to merge with a Transformers universe during the latter's first encounter with Unicron. As a result, Jazz and Cliffjumper were intermittently replaced by Turbo and Night Ranger aboard Moonbase One during Unicron's approach to Cybertron. Echoes and Fragments


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  • Night Ranger (GoBot, 1984)
    • Friendly Robot Motorcycle
    • ID number: 30
A blue redeco of the Machine Robo Harley Robo toy, Night Ranger converts from robot to Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycle.

Machine Men[edit]

  • Harley Man (Machine Men, 1984)
    • Friendly Robot (1984)
    • ID Number: 22
The fourth toy from the fourth wave of figures, Harley Man was released by Bandai Australia in 1984. He remained identical to the original white Harley Robo toy, albeit packaged on a blue backing card.
Later in 1984, the figure was re-released with his GoBots name and faction on a new black backing card depicting a yellow-tinted alien landscape. A running change in 1985 saw the figure replaced with its blue variant.


  • Night Ranger's Cybertronian-style body from the "Cataclysm universe" is modeled on that of Lugnutz, from the Transformers: Cybertron toyline. A cancelled redeco of Lugnutz called Backtrack would have been released for the 2007 Transformers movie toyline as an homage to Night Ranger. Cataclysm Night Ranger ultimately used a similar but different color scheme than that of the cancelled Backtrack.