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BOT INTEL REPORT – OPTIMUS PRIMAL

Add Optimus Primal to your ultimate squad January 4th at 10AM PST!

About Optimus Primal:

Faction: Maximal

Class: Brawler

The Maximal starship Axalon, commanded by Optimus Primal was pulled into a Transwarp Portal while in pursuit of a Predacon warship. Stranded on ancient Earth, Primal and his crew of Maximals fought the Beast Wars to preserve the timeline and protect all life in the galaxy.

Stats and Abilities:

2-Star:

  • Health: 1942
  • Attack: 177
  • Max Rating: 532

3-Star:

  • Health: 4768
  • Attack: 376
  • Max Rating: 1304

4-Star:

  • Health: 12392
  • Attack: 975
  • Max Rating: 3538

Basic Abilities: Crit Armor, Melee Bonus, Bleed

Passive:

  • Armor Buffs provide 100% Critical Resistance.
  • Every 6 seconds if Optimus Primal has no Armor Buffs he will generate an Armor Buff, reducing damage from attacks by 2~4%. This ability stops if Optimus Primal is Armor Broken.

When Attacked:

  • 20% chance to gain an Armor Buff, reducing damage from attacks by 2~4% with a maximum of 10 stacks of Armor. This ability requires at least one active Armor Buff and stops if Optimus Primal is Armor Broken.

Blocked Melee Attacks:

  • Blocked Melee Hits have a 30% chance to grant a Melee Buff, increasing Melee Damage by 10~18% for 6 seconds.

Heavy Attacks:

  • Converts all Armor Buffs to Melee Buffs, increasing Melee Damage by 10~18% for 6 seconds.

Signature Ability – Isn’t That Just Prime

Optimus Primal hopes for the best, but always prepares for the worst. Damaging Debuffs have shorter durations and recover health when they expire.

  • Damaging Debuffs expire 8% faster for each Armor Buff on Optimus Primal. Optimus Primal gains 1~5% of his max Health each time a Bleed on him expires.

Special Attacks:

Special 1 – Law of the Jungle

Optimus Primal launches into the air to bring justice to his foes.

  • If Optimus Primal has received any Bleeds this fight he will inflict Bleed on the opponent that deals 30~38% of Attack over 4 seconds. The strength of the Bleed increases by 20% for each Bleed inflicted on Optimus Primal this fight.

Special 2 – Beast Warrior

The quickest way to peace, is to end the battle quickly.

  • 50% chance each sword hit to inflict Bleed, Dealing 40~60% of Attack as damage over 5 seconds.

Special 3 – Gorilla Warfare

When it comes to dealing with Predacons, sometimes brutal is best.

  • Optimus Primal’s rage grants him the maximum amount of Armor Buffs.
  • 100% chance to inflict Attack Down, reducing the opponent’s Attack Rating by -20% for 32 seconds.

Synergy Bonuses:

Allies – Mutual – Dinobot, Rhinox

  • +2~8% Armor Rating

Enemies – Mutual – Waspinator

  • +2~8% Attack

Beast Purification – Mutual – All Beast Wars Characters

  • Heavy Attacks of Beast Wars characters grant 4~20% Attack Rating for 5 seconds and Purify Damaging Debuffs as long as there are 2 or more Beast Wars bots on Primal’s team.

Strong Match-ups:

  • Bonecrusher – Bonecrusher will lose the ability to land Critical Hits and the Bleeds he inflicts will soon become an advantage for Optimus Primal’s first Special Attack.
  • Ironhide – Ironhide’s greatest strength is his ability to deal out incredible Critical Hits. Optimus Primal will render the Demolition king unable to tear anything apart.

Weak Match-ups:

  • Starscream – Starscream will tear through Optimus Primal’s Armor and inflict Critical Hits while the Ape’s Armor is Broken.
  • Megatron – Megatron’s Fused Armor Break will block Optimus Primal’s Crit Armor from activating.

Recommended Modules for Optimus Primal:

  • Security Module – Increasing Optimus Primal’s Armor will make him more survivable and give him more opportunity to use his high attack rating against the opponent.
  • E.M.I. Module – Optimus Primal’s biggest disadvantage is his reliance on Melee Attacks. This module will help ensure he can thwart ranged opponents like that pesky Starscream.