- Sideswipe is an Autobot in Dark of the Moon.
|Function:||Second-in-command after Ironhide dies.|
|Alternate Mode:||Corvette Stingray|
|Weapons:||Cybertanium blades, Machine Guns|
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Sideswipe is a fast Autobot. And a skilled fighter. Though Autobots are not really supposed to relish conflict, Sideswipe definitely enjoys a good brawl.
|“||Damn, I'm good!||”|
—Sideswipe after almost every battle
Movie Plot Edit
Revenge of the FallenEdit
He was called into the Shanghai mission, along with Optimus Prime, Ironhide, Arcee, Chromia, Elita-One, and the twins to kill Demolisher and Sideways. After failing to stop Sideways, Lennox calls in Sideswipe, who cuts Sideways in half. Afterwards he returns to the base with his comrades. He appears with Optimus, Ironhide, Ratchet, Bumblebee, Skids and Mudflap on their way to save Sam from Megatron. He is present in the aftermath of the forest battle, covering Sam with the other Autobots. Sideswipe and the others go back to base and Mourn for their Leader's death, when Galloway threatens them, forcing him to arm himsepf with his blades. Sideswipe is later transported in the C-17 and jumps out over Egypt. He battles the Decepticons and tells Ironhide to go "up the middle." He helped the soldiers fight off the Decepticons. He is also the first of the Autobots to spot Sam and he alerts the others of Sam but is shot in the face. When the bombs hit, he is knocked back by the explosions. He watches Optimus' revival and is again knocked down by The Fallen.
Dark of the MoonEdit
Sideswipe as the deputy of the Autobots at the battle in Chicago
Sideswipe appears with Bumblebee, Dino, and Que at a nuclear plant the government wanted removed. as Dino transformed and ordered the guards to stay down, Sideswipe, Bumblebee, and Que proceeded to blow up the entire nuclear plant, being careful not to leak nuclear power. He then also watches the resurrection of Sentinel prime. He is later on he is seen on the highway escorting Sentinel Prime to the NEST base until they are attacked by the Dreads. Sideswipe helps destroy Hatchet. He also helps Ironhide defeat the other two dreads, which after a Mexican standoff(as Sideswipe calls it) Ironhide gets stabbed by a spear-bomb thrown by Crowbar, then Crankcase throws a spear at Sideswipe which he cuts in half and using his athletic structure to kick one of his Machine Guns to Ironhide which he uses to kill Crowbar, while Sideswipe warns Ironhide of Crankcase, the other Dread, Sideswipe gets kicked off by him but Crankcase gets speared in the face by Ironhide with Crowbar's spear bomb and Sideswipe watches as Ironhide kicks Crankcase into a car shop which explodes because of the bomb and the gasoline. Sideswipe and Ironhide then get back to base, Sentinel reveals he made a deal with Megatron and shoots Ironhide resulting him to rust into pieces. Sideswipe, Bumblebee, and Dino appear when Sentinel unleashes his army, but are ordered to retreat by Optimus. After the previous events, Sideswipe and the other Autobots get forced out of Earth. As the Xantium leaves the ground, Starscream comes in and fires missiles at the rocket which blows up, presumably killing Sideswipe and the other Autobots. During the battle of Chicago, it is revealed the Autobots hid inside a booster rocket which detached from the Xantium before it blew up. When they hide inside a deserted building, Sideswipe urges Que to hurry up because he wanted to get into battle. Somewhere in the middle of the battle, Sideswipe along with Bumblebee, Ratchet, Dino, and Que get captured by the Decepticons and Soundwave and Barricade. Dylan Gould convinces Soundwave to execute the Autobot prisoners, Sideswipe is forced to watch Que be executed despite the old Autobots pleas for mercy. Bumblebee is then about to be killed, but they were spared the fate of death by a distraction caused by Wheelie and Brains hi-jacking a Decepticon mothership which drops smaller decepticon fighter jets. As he kills 4 decepticons in the getaway. He and the other Autobots help the military attack Decepticons. He is seen later again fighting Sentinel with the other Autobots. He tries to jump on Sentinel, but gets smacked painfully to the ground by Sentinel. He then tries again and manages to damage the old former Autobot leader but gets shot by Sentinel's Cosmic Rust Blaster but he survives the shot. At the end of the battle, he stood triumphantly with his battle-worn allies as he looked at the sky with hope in his optics (Cybertronian version of eyes).