Wilder (Transformers)

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Transformers character
Generation 1 Wilder box
Voiced by

Keiichi Nanba
Release number

Aliases Fangry, Lampo, Klyk, Fang
Species Transformer


Alternate mode

Monster wolf


Transformers: Generation 1

Headmaster Juniors
Tech specs

ST06 IN08 SP06 EN08

RN06 CO08 FB06 SK08

Wilder is a fictional character from the Transformers series. He is a Decepticon Headmaster tracker who turns into a winged wolf-monster. He shouldn't be confused with Fangry, looks identical, but is a separate character.

Transformers: Generation 1

In Japan the toy of Fangry was released as Wilder, one of the Decepticon Headmaster Juniors as part of the series Transformers: Super-God Masterforce. A completely different character in Japan, Wilder was a human who was given a Transtector body by the Decepticon, and could become the head of its robot mode.[1]

Wilder was described as a former biker gang leader who had a rivalry with the Autobot headmaster Junior Go Shooter.[2] He was highly intelligent and malicious, keeping a level head in battle, but did possess a code of honor. Can run at up to Mach 3 on land. Has sharp claws and fangs. Specializes in swift attacks thanks to his agility.

Animated series

Wilder is leader of the Decepticon Headmaster Juniors in the Masterforce series. He first appeared in episode #4 called "Birth of the Headmaster Juniors."

When the Decepticon leader Devil Z betrayed him and the other Decepticon Headmasters, the Autobot Ginrai saved him and Bullhorn from being killed by Devil Z's bomb.[3]

Swayed by the Autobot's attitude, the Decepticon Headmaster Juniors rebelled against their former leader. Although Wilder and Bullhorn didn't immediately join the Autobots, they were soon aiding their former enemies in battle against the Decepticon forces [4] only for Devil Z to remove their headmaster abilities, and turn their transtectors into independent beings. After Devil Z was killed by God Ginrai the fully robotic Wilder was last seen retreating into space under Overlord's command.[5]

IDW Publishing

Wilder appeared in the IDW Publishing Transformer series as a normal Decepticon, who was neither human nor a Headmaster.

During the Great War, Treadshot, Brisko, and Wilder killed the inhabitants of Traujor for aiding the Autobots.

After the war ended, the three plotted to steal from Starscream and begin a life elsewhere. Their plans never began, as they were killed by Sandstorm for their crimes.


  • Generation 1 D-301 Headmaster Junior Wilder (1988)
Sold in Japan by Takara, this toy was identical to the one Hasbro used for Fangry, but sold as a different character.


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