Tales of the Beast Hunters - Chapter 21
Vertebreak can't sense much from the murky interior of the Hyperevolution Chamber in which he waits, half-awake, to be reborn. But he knows that he is being moved. The steady flow of information into his mind from the data connections installed by Shockwave ceases first, and then there is a sensation as the chamber is lifted. He cares little for any of this. All he wants is to be free of the little chamber - to be free to hunt, to fight, and to destroy. He longs to feel the rush of battle. Luckily, he doesn't have long to wait. After a short time in darkness, the chamber opens and Vertebreak smells the familiar air of Cybertron.
- Emits a disturbing sonic alarm before firing that can cause some robots to involuntarily flee in terror.
- Missiles deliver circuit-scrambling shocks that causes the target to attack their allies.
- Secondary short-range blasts can permanently reduce a target's intelligence.