Ikard is a Transformer of the Beast Wars Universe. He is a member of the Maximals stationed on the planet Gaea. His beast mode is a Giant Squid. He is Scuba's cousin because he is possibly the only Space Reconnaissance with his personal secrets. They are like brothers. He plays an important role in the Cybertronian war; delivering essential cargo to Maximals stationed far off in the galaxy. It was Ikard who delivered the near unstoppable weapon, the Tako Tank, to his cousin Scuba. Ikard is also considered quite intelligent and is a well-known historian.