Like most GoBots, Treds has numerous abilities because of robotic body. He can survive in space and is super-humanly strong and tough. He can fly in robot mode and project energy blasts from his hands. His body heals quickly when supplied with energy. He can turn into a tank.
Treds appears in "Et Tu Cy-Kill?" episode 60, where he and Tri-Trak help Leader-1's team track down the Renegades on an alien planet.
He was featured in a 1986 Gobots commercial where he was named as one of the new Guardians along with Mr. Moto.
Treds is a main character appearing in Fun Publications fiction Withered Hope, a text and comic-based story. Sent to investigate the effect the destroying their universe six Gobots are reformatted to look like an Autobots and Decepticons and sent through the Interfacer to the source of the disturbance - the 22nd level. Treds was chosen to imitate a Decepticon so he could keep an eye on the Renegades Bad Boy and Bug Bite. They accidentally arrive on Transtech Cybertron where they are kept against their will in the city of Axiom Nexus. Bug Bite escapes without his allies using an astro beam device. The remaining GoBots run afoul of the Transtech Decepticon General Demolishor in a criminal investigation but are aided by Airazor, Crystal Widow and Cheetor. The Gobots receive upgrades from the shop of Swindle, Swindle and Swindle and are able to leave the dimension thanks to stolen transit passes. Once they arrive on Earth of the 22nd level where they find Bug Bite and his new Decepticon allies Weirdwolf and Dreadwind.
- Tonka GoBots 62 Treds (1986)
- A new mold. Turns from robot to tank.
- Takara Transformers GoBots (2004)
- A 6-pack of recolors of toys, which included a recolor of Warpath as Treds.