Loafer (Transformers)

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Transformers character
Loafer toy
Name Loafer
Series Transformers: Generation 1
Alternate modes Head
Gender Male
Sub-group Headmasters

Loafer is a fictional character from the Transformers series. He is an Autobot Headmaster released in Japan in 1987. His toy was later reproduced by a Chinese company in an unlicensed set of Headmasters.

Transformers: Generation 1

Loafer is a Headmaster warrior from the planet Master.

In the unlicensed 2011 TFcon mini-comic he is depicted as having vehicle mode similar to that of Chromedome.


Loafer was named the 27th top unfortunately named Transformer by Topless Robot. [1]

Animated series

Although Loafer did not appear in the Transformers: The Headmasters animated series, some characters shared his body design with different colors in episodes #28 "Miraculous Warriors, Targetmasters (Part 2)" and #31 "Operation: Destroy the Decepticons."



In the TV Magazine prolog to Masterforce Loafer and the other Headmaster warriors were trained by Chromedome and his Headmasters.

TFcon comics

Loafer appeared in the unlicensed mini-comic released for the 2011 TFcon, called "Changes in War". Set on the planet Master before the events of Transformers: The Headmasters Loafer is killed by Toxin, who steal his transtector. Loafer's Transtector is depicted as a blue recolor of Chromedome with Hardhead's rifles.[2]


  • Generation 1 Headmaster Loafer (1987)
An original mold, Loafer could turn into a head that fit the Generation 1 Headmaster bodies. This toy was a Japanese exclusive.
  • Transformers The Headmasters Transformers Headmasters Loafer (2009)
An unlicensed third-party reproduction of 10 Headmasters heads released in 2009 included Loafer.
  • Transformers The Headmasters Transformers Headmasters Loafer (clear) (2009)
The Headmasters reproductions made in clear plastic.
  • Transformers The Headmasters Transformers Headmasters Loafer (white) (2009)
The Headmasters reproductions made in all-white plastic.


  1. Kevin Guhl (December 16th, 2009). "The 30 Most Unfortunately Named Transformers". http://www.toplessrobot.com/2009/12/the_30_most_unfortunately_named_transformers.php. 
  2. Daniel Arseneault ] (w), Alex Milne (p), Josh Perez (col). "Changes in War" ' (July 29th, 2011), TFcon

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