Generations 2012 Voyager Series 01 Soundblaster is similar in both robot and vehicle modes to the Generations 2010 Series 03 Cybertron Soundwave/UN-05 Soundwave Cybertron Mode. His handheld blaster can be converted into a roof-mounted cannon, and he is accompanied by Buzzsaw. Soundblaster is the result of Soundwave’s final showdown with Blaster, the result of which left both destroyed. Soundwave’s body is blown apart, but the remains are salvaged by his cassette warriors; Scorponok subsequently reconfigures the remnants of Soundwave into Soundblaster.
Buzzsaw’s comparative sophistication obfuscates equally complex cruelty and an avidity for destruction. He kills his opponents with aplomb, likening the killings to contributions to his great masterpiece of carnage. Buzzsaw is capable of pinpointing and photographing a thumbtack from a distance of 20 miles. He flies at a speed of 250 mph. He is armed with twin mortar cannons, and is his diamond-hard micro-serrated beak enables him to skewer virtually any enemy.