Megatron is leader of the Evil Decepticons. His motto is "Peace Through Tyranny". In almost everyway Megatron is the exact opposite of Optimus Prime. He is brutal, relentless, and the very definition of Destruction. Megatron has earned the respects of his fellow Decepticons simply because of his brute power and overall undeniable leadership. The most interesting part of most incarnations of Megatron is that he truly believes that he is the good guy and that alone makes him even more terrifying.
Snake Eyes is one of the original members of G.I. Joe and a key character of the G.I. Joe franchise. He is a westerner that was taken in by the Arashikage Ninja Clan and trained in the Martial Arts. He now serves as a ninja commando and Martial Arts trainer of G.I. Joe.
The leader of the Autobots in their war against the Decepticons, Optimus Prime is a noble robot that believes freedom is the right of all sentient beings. He has fallen many times over the course of his different incarnations, but always returns in the Autobots' darkest hour. He truly believes that true peace may never occur until "All Are One". He has had several alternate modes throughout his many different incarnations, but is most renowned for his earliest transformation into a semi-truck.
The right-hand man of Megatron. Master of intelligence gathering thanks to cold personality and his mini cons. Megatron has stated many times that Soundwave is one of the few Decepticons he trust completely and the other Decepticons hate him for it. He is known to transform into some sort of radio device but when he does turn into a vehicle it is either a jet or truck. Soundwave's voice is one of the most iconic in the franchise because it can only be done with the assistance of a vocoder.
The founder and leader of the terrorist organization known as Cobra.
Flint is the bold and dashing Executive Officer of the G.I. Joe Team. A skilled Special Operations Warrant Officer, he has lead many secret rescue and commando missions. He is in love with Lady Jaye.
Hawk is the field commander and leader of G.I. Joe.
The second-in-command of the Decepticons. He seeks to rule, but is held back by his cowardice. Nevertheless, his ruthless efficiency, stealth, and speed on the battlefield make him a valuable ally. However, he is the complete opposite of fellow Decepticon Soundwave because of the fact that he is not truly loyal to Megatron and is one of the Decepticons Megatron truly doesn't trust. Yet even with all the treachery he always finds himself somewhat in Megatron's favor.
The 'mad scientist' and chief inventor for the heroic Autobots. Transforms into a Lancia Stratos Turbo (Generation 1) or a Ford Mustang (Alternators).
Dr. Mindbender is a mind control and interrogation specialist. He is also an accomplished scientist. He’s shown above normal prowess in genetics, cloning, and cybernetics.
Shana O'Hara, Code Name: Scarlett was the first woman to join the G.I. Joe team. She is one of it's deadliest members, skilled at Commando Ops, assassination and the Martial Arts. A weapons expert, she prefers her XK-1 Power Crossbow. She has been romantically attached to Snake Eyes since the team was formed in 1982.
Staff Sergeant (E-6) Alison R. Hart-Burnett, code name: Lady Jaye, is a deadly combatant and one of the most skilled soldiers on the G.I. Joe Team. Her specialty is intelligence gathering, often through the use of disguise and her extensive language skills.
Small but tough Autobot that has an affinity for interacting with humans. He is one of the most well known Autobots and in most incarnations is Optimus Prime's right hand man. The latest incarnations of this character has had a inability too speak and having to rely between hand signs and/or radio channels to make whole sentences.
Frenzy's more stable, brother with a tough guy attitude. Small but tough and always looking for a fight.
Jazz is the head of Special Operations for the Autobots
Mainframe is a computer specialist and a member of the G.I. Joe team.
Cobra's sabotage and demolitions expert.
The Baroness is Cobra Commander's "Right-Hand Woman"-the second-in-command of Cobra. Ruthless, beautiful, passionate, and an efficient killer, The Baroness is a deadly enemy of the forces of freedom.
Ravage is one of Soundwave's cassette tape minions and one of Megatron's most loyal warriors.
One of the Seekers, Skywarp has the unique ability to teleport himself.
The Autobot's medic. Ratchet is usually one of the older Autobots and has wisdom to match his age. He is a skilled medic and scientist when needed. Along with Bumblebee he is one of Optimus Prime's most loyal and closest comrades. He is often asked to join the front lines when the Autobots are low on fire power. He may be a medic but when called on in battle he is one of the most fierce.
The Autobot military strategist and one of Optimus Prime's most trusted officers. He might seem gruff and aggressive, but he is kind at heart.
Mercer is a member of the G.I. Joe team. He is the only Cobra Viper ever to defect to G.I. Joe.
Destro is an arms dealer, running one of the largest weapons manufacturing companies, MARS. His biggest client is Cobra, and has at times tried to lead the terrorist organization.
Major Sebastian Bludd is a dangerous and dishonorable mercenary, as well as being probably the worst poet in the world! He has had a long association with Cobra Command, but will work and kill for any paymaster.
Master Ninja who has fought for and against G.I. Joe and Cobra. Most known for his deadly rivalry with G.I. Joe member Snake-Eyes who is also the closest thing he has to a brother.
Zartan is a master of disguise and leader of the Dreadnoks. He is the occasional ally of Cobra.
Roadblock is the immensely strong Heavy Machine Gunner for the G.I. Joe Team. He is a gourmet chef and noted for his professionalism and pride in being a soldier. Roadblock favors the M-2 .50 HMG.
Grunt's code-name comes from the old army nickname for regular infantry soldiers, "grunts."
Quick-Kicks first mission with G.I. Joe was the rescue attempt of Rip-Cord from Cobra Island.
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