The Masterpiece Optimus Prime was released in 2003. Masterpiece Optimus comes with his ion blaster, an energon axe, the Matrix of Leadership, a smaller version of Megatron already in gun mode, and a cardboard trailer. Masterpiece Optimus Prime was re-released in 2006 with a die-cast version of his iconic trailer.
Optimus Prime is well known for being the leader of the Autobots and the enemy of the Decepticons. Optimus Prime is a native Cybertronian. Because he is a Cybertronian, he has many abilities and capabilities. Optimus Prime is considered immortal because he can have access to energy to keep him going. Optimus Prime can have incredibly high levels of damage done to him and still be able to be repaired or restored. The only way that he couldn't be repaired or restored is if he had important circuitry or components damaged or destroyed. Optimus Prime also is a very good fighter and extremely good at marksmanship. Optimus Prime also had his personal weapon, which was a powerful laser cannon rifle.
Intelligence is another ability or power that Optimous Prime has. Optimous Prime is also considered a leader because of his intelligence. He is considered one of Cybertron's finest military commanders. They also consider him an expert in strategies. Optimous Prime also has the ability to reconfigure himself into a vehicle that looks like one humans are use to seeing. In car mode, he even has a cab in the back. Optimous Prime is considered the keeper of the ancient artifact known as the Matrix or the Matrix of Leadership. Apparently, the Matrix only responds to its true wielder. The Matrix has tremendous powers and abilities, which all are not uncovered yet. Many say that the Matrix has the knowledge of past leaders from Cybertron. The Matrix could also have all the information on how life on Cybertron started or formed.
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