Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 5 recap Retrieve the Allspark.

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Summary

Episode 5 has all the makings of a war brewing as the Autobots rush to put plans into place.

This recap of Netflix anime series Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 5 contains spoilers. The series is part of a trilogy. There will be three chapters.

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How does Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 5 open?

Lord Megatron wonders why the Alpha Trion protocols were sent and insists that it must be stopped. Shockwave states they should send a virus to destroy the Autobot code. Megatron approves the use of the code which means using Ultra Magnus’s shell as host.

Let me help you

Jetfire tells Prime that he wants to join the Autobots but they want the truth — Jetfire doesn’t want Megatron to wipe out an entire population: “He’s fallen into darkness”.

Prime soldiers on with plans

Elita tells Prime to wait for the Allspark to resurface in a safer region as at the moment it is in the Sea of Rust. But Prime wants the Ark, Allspark, and the Spacebridge to work in unison. Bumblebee states that a Decepticon has returned from the Sea of Rust before. Looks like Jetfire will be of some use. As for the Spacebridge, the Autobots have got it working but the Decepticons arrive again. Mirage puts a veil bubble over them so the Decepticons don’t see them.

The virus is deployed

As for the virus, well it has been deployed which is not good for the Autobots. Meanwhile, Jetfire offers his services and offers them an option where they can blow up his brain module if he betrays them. Bumblee and co go visit Soundblaster to make a deal with him for more Energon to help with the Ark’s engines.

The virus has infected

Jetfire, Prime and Hound head to the Sea of Rust. Suddenly, eight Autobot outposts have gone down because of the virus. They’ve been infected. Elita commands that they need to get the Ark ready immediately. While skirmishing through the Sea of Rust, Jetfire saves one of the Autobots — a moment of history in Cybertron, a Decepticon saving an Autobot, a moment that quickly moves on due to all the action.

How does Transformers: War for Cybertron season 1 (Siege), episode 5 end?

Bumblee and co finally meet Soundblaster. He offers him Energon. At the Spacebridge, Mirage’s veil bubble stops working as he drained. They now have to fight the Decepticons. Shockwave tells Megatron that due to the virus, they have located the Autobots base. Megatron is ready to lead the charge — “The final day of the Autobot resistance.” As for Soundblaster, he is not happy with Bumblebee’s plans so stops them in their tracks. Meanwhile, Prime has a bad feeling about the Sea of Rust. Suddenly, zombie bots raise from the ground and attack them. Episode 5 has all the makings of a war brewing as the Autobots rush to put plans into place.


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