The Constructicons attack a construction site and steal energy machine parts needed for Megatron's current scheme. With this done, Megatron challenges Optimus Prime for a duel according to Cybertron law: the leaders of the opposing armies engage in one-on-one battle, without additional reinforcement, and the loser must exile himself and his army to deep space for eternity. Optimus, confident that he can beat Megatron under these terms, agrees. The Constructicons assemble the stolen components into power-transfer machine, which Megatron uses to obtain the powers of all the other Decepticons - against the combat rules. To ensure that the Autobots will not discover the cheat, Megatron sends the Constructicons to the Autobots' headquarters, so they will destroy Teletraan 1 while the Autobots are watching the battle. During the battle, Optimus fights valiantly, but multi-powered Megatron has the upper hand from the beginning. It seems Megatron's plot succeeds, but he forgot one important ... Written by
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Soon, Starscream, soon, Scrapper's invention will give me the power to defeat the Autobots once and for all!
Forgive me, but I believe your boast sounds vaguely familiar.
We've failed before through no fault of mine! But this time, I shall not be denied. This device will enable me to strike at the Autobots through Optimus Prime's only weakness: his over-developed sense of honour
[Megatron laughs viciously