A long-time member of the Decepticon army Earth, Skywarp fought as part of Starscream's infiltration unit, and later under Megatron during his public Decepticon invasion, notably being responsible for destroying the Chinese capital of Beijing.and amongst the first Transformers to set foot on
After Megatron defected to the Autobots, Skywarp would return to Earth under the command of the ancient Transformer Galvatron, who had pledged to repair him after his teleportation powers were disrupted in a fight with the Autobot Arcee. After Galvatron showed that he had no intention of helping Skywarp, however, he later defected to the Earth Defense Command, who rebuilt him into a new body, albeit one with no teleportation abilities.
After the EDC was absorbed into G.I. Joe, Scarlett led a group of Joes on a mission to recover the "valuable asset" Skywarp from Bikini Atoll; subsequently, he agreed to work with their field team in exchange for a promise of having his teleportation powers restored.
- Skywarp (G1) at the TFWiki