A tactical genius specializing in devastating ambushes, Snarl provides the technorganic Maximals a sound mind for strategy that serves them well in their war against Megatron. He has an innate awareness of the world around him that makes him almost impossible to surprise. He considers the Vehicons beneath him as opponents and wishes to try his mind directly against the scheming Megatron.
By the Universe War, less than 3 deca-cycles after the reformatting of Cybertron, he has become a Matrix Templar, a student of Alpha Trion and servant of the will of Primus himself. His training as a templar has granted him the mystical ability to see others sparks and sense their weaknesses. Though an eager warrior for Primus his desire for battle might prove his undoing in the battle against Unicron.