Rebel, bad-boy, competitive; these are all things that describe Sideswipe, who's always happy to show off his prowess in the heat of battle. Sideswipe is, at his core, a lone wolf who tends to look out for himself, but when push come to shove, he heeds the call to action, jumping into the fight with his sword at the ready. Sideswipe is always quick with his words, and quicker with his hands, and is all about getting the drop on his enemies. And he always makes sure to look cool while doing it!
He's also a bit of a smart-aleck, and this tends to cheese off his comrades, and his predilection for going off and doing his own thing usually gets under the skin of his teammates. His rebellious nature belies his obvious disdain for authority, even his leader Bumblebee. Don't even get him started on his teammate Strongarm who rarely fails to reprimand him when he bends the rules. Although Sideswipe still has a lot of growing up to do, he's basically a good kid underneath his cocky exterior–once he gets over his obvious issues with teamwork.
Sometimes he works with the Mini-Cons Windstrike, Barithu...