One of Tarantulas' bugs is implanted on Optimus, which allows Quickstrike to control him remotely. Megatron thinks of a way for his powers to be on par with Optimus.
Did You Know?
The first and only time we get to see just what the Spark compartments of Generation 1 Megatron and Beast Wars Megatron look like from the inside. The latter has a vicious-looking spiked tentacle protecting his Spark, while his namesake has a simple, but still crude mechanism covering his. See more
The original Transformers, especially the first Megatron look much smaller compared to the Beast Wars characters than before. See more
Enter the dragon!