Bumblebee and Sparkplug are quickly rescued, but the Decepticons are able to blast their way out. Hound and Prime come up with a plan to trick the 'cons. The captured Ravage is allowed to escape, having overheard the (false) location of a rocket base. The Autobots await the Decepticons attack at a holographic rocket base generated by Hound. The 'cons arrive, but Megatron has anticipated the plot and the 'cons are actually dummies, with the real 'cons attacking the real site. The Decepticons have built a new ship to take them back to Cybertron. Prime and the Autobots make every attempt to stop them and fail, but the Decepticon ship sabotaged by Mirage who has unbeknownst to his fellow Autobots stowed away on the ship. The Decepticon ship crashes into the ocean.