RID Legion Groundbuster and Blizzard Strike Drift released at German retail

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  1. Nevermore

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    This appears to be a different case assortment compared to what's available in the US:
    US wave 8 has 2x Night Ops Bumblebee (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Blizzard Strike Optimus Prime (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Ratchet (Weaponizers packaging), 2x Groundbuster (new figure) and 2x Blizzard Strike Drift (new redeco).
    Sources: Entertainment Earth, BBCW Distributors

    (Before anyone asks: Bisk debuts in the subsequent wave, which is already out at US retail.)

    Europe gets the following case assortment:
    1x Blizzard Strike Optimus Prime (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Night Ops Bumblebee (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Windblade (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Ratchet (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Thunderhoof (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Clampdown (Weaponizers packaging), 1x Groundbuster (new figure) and 1x Blizzard Strike Drift (new redeco).

    Found today at the Spiele Max store inside the Forum shopping mall in downtown Mülheim an der Ruhr.

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    It's possible that this is a Europe-only case assortment, as the only other time I've seen this particular lineup was at Element Plus Toy... in European packaging.
     
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    Cool, I'm definitely going to hunt for Ground pounder here in the UK, the latest new leigion I've seen is Ratchet in the regular packaging.
     
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    I wish we would get a Scorponok Legion class, now that\'d be a must have! Excited too one day find Groundpounder even though it is weird that hes one of the biggest Decepticons in the show and onlygets a legion class figure. Would of appreciated him as one of those 3 Step changers.
    RiD is a under appreciated toy line.
     
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    Honest Question: Does anybody call him Groundbuster or did we all agree to go by his original "Groundpounder"?
     
  5. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    I call the toy by what's written on the packaging when referring to the toy.
     
  6. combinerlover

    combinerlover PREDACON`s , Unite !

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    This guy deserved a deluxe release , he`s one of the more interesting looking animal based Decepticons ....... What is it the nutters say these days ? , oh yeah - He`s on fleek .            LMFAO
     
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    Hope Groundpounder comes out here too. I'd prefer a larger toy - like for Underbyte - but I'll take what I can get. Wonder if they will retool him to Simacore.
    I found this giant Hyper-Powersurge Prime plus the large Bumblebee with the minicon weapon yesterday in Müller. Will post pics when I have the time.
     
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    Two Groundbusters and one Blizzard Strike Drift, plus one Blizzard Strike Optimus Prime, one Ratchet and one Night Ops Bumblebee in Weaponizers packaging at the Real store in Bochum-Wattenscheid:
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    Considering the two Groundbusters, I wonder if that's the European release of the "regular" wave 8?
     

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