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Rock Lords character
Nuggit toy on card
First appearance

GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords, March 21, 1986
Created by

Voiced by

Roddy McDowall
Release number

Aliases Pepite d'or ("Gold Nuggit", French Canadian)
Species Robot Rock Lord, Transformer
Occupation Heroic Rock Warrior


Boulder's tribe, NAILs
Rock type

Golden: a shiny, metallic finish that covers his robotic circuitry.

"We've reached our hiding place! I'll fly ahead and do some scouting!"

Nuggit is a fictional character from the Rock Lords series introduced in 1986. He is a heroic mechanical Rock Lord in Boulder's tribe.

Rock Lords

Nuggit is a heroic Rock Lord robot and member of Boulder's tribe. He can fly and has a Tri-Gun weapon which can hypnotize and paralyze targets.

In the French Bleu, l'Enfant de la Terre series he is small.

In the IDW Publishing Transformers stories Nuggit is a Cybertronian Non-Aligned Indigenous Life-form.


Fictional biography

Though he's a robot, Nuggit is worth his weight in gold! He's smaller than the other rock warriors but brave and bold beyond his size. Nuggit is very proud of his shiny finish. Nuggit's Tri-Gun does triple duty: the top barrel hypnotizes; the second barrel paralyzes; the third barrel revives the unlucky victim for questioning.

Animated series

Nuggit appeared in the 1986 film GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords where he was voiced by Roddy McDowall.


Fun Publications

Nuggit in "Goodbye Leader-1" by Christopher Colgin, in the Beast Wars Eggbot body with Fulcrum’s head

Nuggit was featured in the 2016 Ask Vector Prime story Echoes and Fragments, set during the events of The Transformers: The Movie. The manipulations of the evil Gong and Sideways resulted in various GoBots, Rock Lords and Starriors swapping places with characters during the events of that film.[1]


Nuggit appeared the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 27 story "Fossil Fallout".[2]

Nuggit appeared in the episode 44 story "Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 2".[3]

Nuggit appeared in episode 64 "Combiner Wars Part 1".[4]

Nuggit appeared in the episode 65 story "Combiner Wars Part 2".[5]

IDW Publishing

Blurr drives past Spearhead, Nuggit, Brimstone, Boulder and Granite in "Devisive"

Boulder, Brimstone, Granite, Nuggit and Spearhead had a cameo appearance among the Non-Aligned Indigenous Life-forms Blurr drove past on Cybertron who appeared in IDW Publishing's Transformers: Robots in Disguise issue #4 story "Devisive".

Telepictures Publications

Nuggit was among Boulder's troops in "Conquest of the Command Center!" by Telepictures Publications the Summer of 1986.[6]

Nuggit was among Boulder's troops in "Update From Quartex" by Telepictures Publications in Winter 1987. In the story Magmar's forces attempt to force Boulder's troops into a lava river, but they are saved when Nuggit charges in with several Rockasaurs to help.[7]


Nuggit appeared in the 1986 Tonka pack-in comic story "Powerful Living Rocks Face a Deadly New Peril".[8]

Nuggit appeared in the second Rock Lords pack-in comic story "There's Ssomething Flashing Over There Let's Go!".


  • Bandai Rock Lords GoBots Nuggit (Europe, 1986)
Turns from robot to rock. Comes with his Tri-Gun.
This toy was also released as the Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos character Mecharock by Bandai.
  • Tonka Rock Lords 7500 Nuggit (USA and UK, 1986)
A release of Nuggit for the US and UK by Tonka.
  • Tonka Rock Lords 7500 Nuggit/Pepite d'or (Canada, 1986)
A release of Nuggit for Canada by Tonka in English/French bilingual packaging.



  1. Jim Sorenson (w). "Echoes and Fragments" Ask Vector Prime (February 10th, 2016), Fun Publications
  2. "Fossil Fallout". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. October 9th, 1986/December 8th, 2015. No. 27, season 1.
  3. "Of Rocks and RoGuns Part 2". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. November 12th, 1986/January 6th, 2016. No. 44, season 1.
  4. "Combiner Wars Part 1". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. December 11th, 1986/February 5th, 2016. No. 64, season 1.
  5. "Combiner Wars Part 2". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. December 12th, 1986/February 5th, 2016. No. 65, season 1.
  6. Paul Kirchner (w, a). "Conquest of the Command Center!" GoBots Magazine (Summer 1986), Telepictures Publications
  7. Paul Kirchner (w, a). "Update From Quartex" GoBots Magazine (Winter 1987), Telepictures Publications

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