Which Animated figure is the hardest to find?

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  1. Mirage232

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    Hey guys, my Target finally has a bunch of the Animated figures out, and they seem to have everyone but Grimlock. So I guess I am wondering which figures I should try to pick up first before the scaplers get to them. I only had enough to buy a Star Wars figure,(the battle damaged Darth Vader one, awesome figure, btw) an an Animated figure. So I ended up picking up Blackachnia, since female figures never seem to sell as much as the others, and also because there was only one of her in stock. What other Animated figures do you think I should be on the look out for?
     
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    V. Prime / Grimlock the hardest, btw there are already a few threads with this question already :) 
     
  3. DeceptiKreep

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    Voyager Prime for me ... although someone on this board helped me get one.

    I ordered Grimlock from Toys R Us and he was shipped out today ... yay!
     
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    Grimlock, easily. Voyager Prime as well, and Bumblebee.

    Never seen Grimlock, and the other two I have seen once (one of each, grabbed Prime but had to pass on BB for the time, never seen him again).
     
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    leader class lugnut :tongue:  lol

    but i would think, the ones not out yet, would be the hardest to find lol

    like ultra magnus.
     
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    In my area, Voyager Prime; I've only found it at one store so far. I've seen multiple Grimlocks at multiple retail locations and everything else is easy to find as well.
     
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    Yeah my Grimlock also shipped today from TRU. Couldn't find him in stores for 2 weeks so ordered on last Friday with a coupon.
     
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    I think Voyager Prime is getting easier to find with Target updating their stores over the weekend. Still not easy, just easier. I would have to agree that Grimlock is probably the most difficult of the current releases. I've only seen two and I bought them both! After Grimlock, I would probably go with Bumblebee. I saw about four or five of him a week ago at Wal-Mart and I haven't seen anymore since. I think the kids are probably huge fans of that character, so he's going to be tough to find for awhile, IMO.
     
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    Thanks guys. You may be right about Voyager Prime, since I have only seen one at my Target. I should try to pick him up tommorow, if he is still around. It's the same with Lugnut, I only saw one of him as well. They seem to have several Bumblebee's however, as well a bunch of Starscreams that no one wants. I have yet to see Grimlock, and the parents most likely will grab up the Bumblebee's due to the movies popularity.
     
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    I guess it depends on the area but I saw quite a bit of Grimlocks at TRU. No Voyager Primes, Ratchets, or BAs though.
     
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    Voyager Prime
     
  12. ActionMasterZod

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    I went to wal-mart the day after they were spotted in the US. They had everything other than c prime and bumble. I went to target, tru and a KB once since then. TRU had all of the first wave deluxes and voyagers. Target had all the voyagers (including prime) and no deluxes. KB was, well, KB and had about ten bulkheads.
     
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    The answer to this question will change often.
    2 weeks ago it was grimlock.
    Last week it was prime.
    This week it'll be wv3 deluxes.
    Then the leaders (apparently seen in colorado).
    Then back to grimmy.
     
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    The ones I dont have Oil Slick.
     
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    Really too soon for this discussion. They just hit retail, and the later waves (wave 3 deluxes, wave 2 Voyagers, Leaders) are still working their way around. We don't know who is going to be popular with the fans and kids (Bumblebee, most likley), or who will be a shelfwarmer. Check back in 3 weeks, a month, and we'll have a better idea.
     
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    Well so far these are the only ones I've seen:
    -Bumblebee
    -Cybertron Mode Prime
    -Prowl
    -Ratchet
    -Lockdown
    -Blackarachnia
    -Voyager-size Bulkhead
    -Cybertron Mode Megatron
    -Starscream
    -Battle Begins 2-pack

    The ones in bold are the ones I haven't bought yet... I'm thinking I'm gonna skip the 2-pack though.
     
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    as of the 22nd (last time i went toy hunting) i had never seen Grimlock or V Prime, but my Target may have them now, so i dunno...ill have to get back to ya lol
     
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    There's an abundance of effin everything here where I live. If anyone needs help getting their hands on something, my WalMart just stocked and has 5-10 each of all the Voyagers plus 5-10 of all the Deluxes from Waves 1 and 2.
     
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    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    wave 3
     

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