Blast (GoBots)

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GoBots character
GoBots Blast toy in box
First appearance

Challenge of the GoBots episode 9, "Terror in Atlantis"
Created by

Release number

Species GoBot
Occupation Enemy Messenger


Guardian/Renegade GoBot
Alternate mode

Armored transport

Blast is the name of a fictional character in the GoBots series introduced in 1986. Blast model Boomers can be allied with the Guardian or Renegade GoBots in fiction, although the Blast toy was a Renegade.


Boomer Blast should not be confused with the Transformers character named Boomer.


Boomers appeared in the 1985 Consumers catalog with a suggested price of $15.95, but on sale for $13.97.[1]

Animated series

A Guardian Blast Boomer in Challenge of the GoBots episode 9, "Terror in Atlantis"

A Guardian Blast Boomer appeared in Challenge of the GoBots episode 9, "Terror in Atlantis". In the episode he is not mentioned by name, only called a Guardian Boomer. He is depicted as a mindless vehicle piloted by the Guardian's human allies.

A Guardian Rumble Boomer and Renegade Blast Boomer appeared together in a commercial for their toys. The commercial incorrectly depicted Rumble with Blast's red message ball, and vice versa.[2]


Fun Publications


In the story Cultural Appropriation by Fun Publications it was revealed that large numbers of Guardian and Renegade weapons, including Blast units, remain on Level 1 while the various GoBot and Rock Lord teams explore other Levels.


Guardian Boomers appeared in the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 7-8 "The Hawks of Space". In the story Space Hawk factories were heavily defended by Guardian Boomer units.[3]

A squad of Guardian Boomers blasted Monsterous and Puzzler to their components in episode 59, "Six Heads Are Better Than One".[4]


  • Tonka GoBots 7246 Boomer Blast (1985)
Shares a mold with Rumble. Turns from motorized armored transport to robot. Comes with a red message ball. Takes 2 C cell batteries.
Unlike many of the other GoBots toys, Blast and Rumble were designed by Tonka, not imported from Bandai.



  3. "The Hawks of Space". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. September 24, 1986 & September 25, 1986/October 19th, 2015. No. 7 & 8, season 1.
  4. "Six Heads Are Better Than One". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. December 8th, 1986/December 17th, 2015. No. 59, season 1.

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