Groundbreaker is the name of a fictional character in the various Transformers universes.

Transformers: Generation 1

Groundbreaker is a Pretender Autobot who turns into a car.

Marvel Comics

Although not seen or mentioned directly, Groundbreaker was among the Autobots who joined Fortress Maximus in leaving Cybertron for the planet Nebulos (Transformers: Headmasters #1). Unfortunately, they were followed to Nebulos by the Decepticons under Scorponok, leading war to break out once more. Fortress Maximus's band left Nebulos for the planet Earth, with the Decepticons in close pursuit. (Transformers: Headmasters #4).

When Brainstorm needed subjects to duplicate a Decepticon Pretender experiment, Groundbreaker and five other Autobots volunteered and became the Autobot Pretenders. They fought the Decepticon Pretenders with the help of Optimus Prime and Goldbug (Transformers #40). They soundly defeated their Decepticon Pretender rivals, who thought they were simply giant humans.

Dreamwave Productions

Groundbreaker did not appear in any fiction from Dreamwave Productions, but did get a one page biography in their "More Than Meets The Eye" series.

IDW Publishing

In "Stormbringer Part 1" Groundbreaker is stationed on board the Autobot Orbital Command Hub, eagerly awaiting the call to battle.

Cloudburst, Groundbreaker, Landmine and Waverider appear in Spotlight: Hardhead investigating the Benzuli Expanse and reporting to Jetfire.


  • Generation 1 Groundbreaker (1988)


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