Character » Rhinox appears in 38 issues.

    During the Beast Wars, Rhinox was the defensive strategist, and second in command of the Maximals. His alternate form was a brown rhinoceros, and he carried two powerful machine guns.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Rhinox last edited by gravenraven on 12/30/23 03:07PM View full history


    Rhinox was originally created for the Computer Animated show Transformers: Beast Wars. He later appeared in the follow up show Transformers: Beast Machines and IDW Transformers: Beast Wars comics. Rhinox was rebooted as an alternate version in Dreamweave Productions Armada and Energon continuity.

    Major Story Arcs

    Fun Publications Continuity

    Transformers: Timelines

    Dreamweave Productions Continuity

    Transformers: Armada

    Transformers: Energon

    IDW Comics Continuity

    Transformers: Beast Wars: The Gathering

    Beast Wars Sourcebook

    It is stated that Rhinox is reborn as a multi-verse version of the Animated Series Beast Wars.

    Powers and Abilities

    Rhinox possesses enormous strength and power, enough to knock to knock out Megatron with one punch (atleast in Megatron's original form). He is also very resilient to physical injury. He also has two chain-guns that possess heaps of firepower. He is also very intelligent and tactical, and his courage and willpower is indomitable.

    Other Media


    Transformers Beast Wars (1996)

    Rhinox was a crew member on the ship Axalon. He is one of the best when it comes to defense. He is strong, and wise.

    Transfomers Beast Machines (1999)

    Megatron took Rhinox's spark after landing back in Cybertron, and made him into a vehicon general known as Tankor.

    Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2000)

    In a flashback, Optimus Prime recalled the end of the 3H Productions Universe conflict, where Rhinox defeated the minion of Unicron, Tankor. This redeemed him of his own actions as Tankor.

    Transformers: Armada (2002)

    Video Games

    Beast Wars (PSX/PC)

    Transformers: Forged to Fight (2017) (Mobile)

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    Rhinox is a Tech Class playable character and enemy, he is a 1-4 star rank character.

    Game Bio: Hard-nosed and big brained, Rhinox is a Bot with a resounding passion for life. He can tangle with the baddest of Predacons, then take a break to develop new Maximal tech or stop and smell the roses. But to be sure, if you push the big rhino too much, you'll likely meet his legendary chainguns.

    Rhinox was released on April 5th, 2017.


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