Energon Bruticus seeing re-release as Asia exclusive

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  1. Star Saber

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    Looks like people can get this figure without paying crazy eBay prices.

    He's apparently in a color scheme close to the ROTF colors, but a bit darker, release date of 10/18/2012

    Transformersasia.com

    Now if only FP will re-issue their add-ons :) 
     
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    Meh, already have it(minus the add-on, which I don't really care about anyway)

    Good for whomever still needs one though.
     
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    Interesting, and good news for those that are still looking for it.

    Onslaught does look different compared to the RotF version, I think. More blue on the one in the pic, right?
     
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    Seems to me they're really catering to filling out demand for figures that have shot up due to 3rd party add ons.

    Ultra Magnus first, and now Bruticus. Last year, Takara re-issue Henkei Hot Rod. Who else has shot up due to add-ons?

    It looks like he's been changed to a dark shade of green rather than his ROTF incarnation of brown.
     
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    You can add United Black Optimus to that list since that works with Shadow Commander, though I don't know if SDCC Nemesis was ever unusually expensive after Shadow Commander's release.

    If Takara redoes any kind of Classics black or dark grayish Rodimus that'll really be something since both Wildrider and SG Rodimus shot up even more after Shadow Scythe. I wouldn't expect it though, given both were exclusives.

    Too bad they can't "reissue" some of the other Henkei figures like Starscream, Ramjet, Ironhide, Ratchet and Smokescreen for those that missed out the first time around.
     
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    Nemesis wasn't cheap to begin with, but yeah, he hasn't shot up like the rest because he isn't a core character.

    I'm not sure you can say just because they were exclusives, they won't be re-released under a slightly diff color, given Nemesis was an SDCC exclusive (Black Optimus was also though). However, there's just not as much point given how few Shadow Scythers were made, and they're not exactly core characters like Magnus and Bruticus. I'd say Cliffjumper might be more likely given he's never seen release under Henkei, just like Magnus.
     
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    Ah yes, Cliffjumper! Duh, I forgot about him. AND it would make sense, since we never received a Takara version. I'm down for it.
     
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    C'mon FP, do another run of Bruticus add ons. I dare ya.
     
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    I've definitely got some MISB Munitioner/Explorer sets that have been waiting for this for too damned long.

    YES!
     
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    MISB? Dang TJ! :lol 

    Looking forward to the pics when you do get this new Bruticus in hand though :) 
     
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    Die, scalpers who are selling the Bruticus sets at exorbitant prices.
     
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    will get if reasonably priced for the vortex and brawl. energon barricade will stay though cause i perfer that for onslaught
     
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    That thing is mega G1 in color. Even the hands and feet, which look more convincing in gray than translucent.

    Still...the price of importing & Fansproject pieces will be no joke.
     
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    Curious, what was the original SRP for Munitioner & Explorer?
     
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    Thank god I wont have to pay £300 for this but I have a feeling I'll be too late in getting it
     
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    I'll be in for a set . now if the add ons just get reissued so i can get then reasonably . the ebay prices scare me.
     
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    My speculation is the Scalper prices for these asian Energon Bruticus toys are going to be thru the roof. like the other previous asian exclusives are.

    You'd probably get a better deal for Target ROTF Bruticus on ebay. compared to the scalper price for the asian energon bruticus.
     
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    I'm digging those G1 colors (assuming they're final). I'll want to replace my Onslaught with these for my FP add-ons.
     
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    Whats with all the Asia Exclusives this year?
     

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