Much much later, he and his brother joined Starscream in his failed attempt to overthrow Blackout. He appeared out of a portal along with Thundercracker, Skywarp, Dirge, Thrust, Ramjet and Darkwing and then was completely forgotten.
In the far future, Dreadwind and Darkwing served as part of Blackout's empire. They accompanied Blackout to the planet that Kakamu ended up living on, and explored Kakamu's base. Once finished, Dreadwind and the others returned to The Sabre.