Soundwave is the communications and surveillance expert of the Decepticons, he can hack into the toughest computers and equipment. He is one of Megatron's right hand friends, along with his menagerie of Ravage, Buzzsaw, Ratbat, and Laserbeak. Soundwave is almost as cold and calculating as Shockwave, and very intelligent. Starscream hates him for one reason: If any Decepticon is disloyal or disobeys Megatron, he sends the footage to Megatron, and watches him tear the unfortunate apart. Starscream is always on his best behavior around Him.