Evil Redecos of Autobots

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  1. RodimusRex

    RodimusRex Well-Known Member

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    These have taken a variety of forms. Nemesis Prime back in Armada was a turning point where we got an explicit evil twin and not just mold sharing and Flamewar was an early explicit evil twin. Shattered Glass made a whole cottage industry out of this.

    An evil twin, for me, is about a little more than mold-sharing. Sometimes figures like Combiner Wars figures have two similar characters share a mold for what feel like budget reasons.

    In the last few tears, we got Rodimus Unicronus, Siege Nemesis Prime (Takara), Barricade (who I do think was brought in rather deliberately as an Evil Prowl when he could have used other molds), Decepticon Mirage...

    What are your favorites? Do you have a shelf for them? What do you want to see added?

    For me:

    Oil Slick from Siege Ratchet
    Detritus from Siege Hound
    Cannonball from Earthrise Trailbreaker
    Armada Wheeljack from Siege Sideswipe (I may be alone here but I'd prefer to ditch the Autobot logo for uniformity)
    Dead End (Alternators style) from Earthrise Sunstreaker
    Exhaust/Slicer from Earthrise Wheeljack
    Bugbite from Earthrise Cliffjumper
    Wasp from the next Bumblebee
     
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  2. KuroKage2001

    KuroKage2001 Gib Tigerhawk combiner

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    I really want an Aramada Wheeljack from the Siege Sideswipe mold, maybe call him Q if he’s a mass release.

    Would Deadlock from a new Drift count?

    Slipstream from a new Windblade would be cool.

    But what could be fun is a combiner made of Evil Redecos.

    SG Grimlock as the torso, Nemesis Breaker, Flamewar, Slicer and Barricade as the limbs.
     
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  3. KFGatri

    KFGatri Madman with a Blue Box

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    Let's see … a Scourge from the next Laser Optimus-ish Prime. Or either of the recent ones. (And I mean Scourge, not "Nemesis Prime"!)
    Bug Bite from the next Bumblebee
    Stinger from Bumblebee (anything but red Bee=Cliffjumper!)
    Volcanicus redecoed/remolded into Dinoking
    Shadow Striker from Arcee
    Sky Shadow from Jetfire
    Blackarachnia into Airachnid
    And I think Blurr could use a "Reverse-Flash" ...
     
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    Interesting topic.

    What would I like to see...?

    With head retools where appropriate...

    Gutcruncher and Bombshock from Titans Return Hardhead.
    Astrotrain from Omega Supreme.
    Detritus and Swindle from Hound.
    Tracer from Titans Return Highbrow.
    Hooligan from Leader Jetfire.
    Bugbite or Wasp from Titans Return Bumblebee.
    Runamuck and Runabout from Chase.
    Devestation Ground Troopers from Chase.
    Wrecker Hook from Hoist.
    That obscure green Decepticon repaint of Prime Hunters. Ratchet from Siege Ratchet
    Magnificus from Titans Return Perceptor.
    Slicer from Cyberverse 1 step Wheeljack.
    Roughstuff from Siege Crosshairs.
    Submarauder from Titans Return Nautica.
    Windsweeper, Stormcloud and Skyhopper from Titans Return Metalhawk.
    Slipstream from Titans Return Windblade.
    Sparkstalker from Titans Return Repugnus.
    Hyperdrive or Skystalker from POTP Windcharger.
    Roadhugger and Motorhead from POTP Tailgate.
    Ruckus from POTP Beachcomber.
    Crankcase and Growl from POTP Outback.
    Crasher from Mirage.
    Detour and Blackjack from Titans Return Wheelie.
    Whisper and Needlenose from Titans Return Brainstorm.
    Tailwind from Powerglide.
     
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  5. RodimusRex

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    I was surprised we never got Magnificus because the Titanmaster gimmick would have worked so well with Ga'mede as his partner.

    Granted, in Japan, the heads are the full robot and there is no western media Ga'mede but I still thought when the TRU/Amazon sets hit and again when Selects debuted that we might get a Hasbro "Magnificus with Ganymede".

    I will say I enjoy some like Decepticon Mirage are not straight black and wish Dark Skyfire had used the charcoal colors from publicity shots.
     
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  6. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    I have some ideas.

    The Victory Dinoforce/Dinoking group from the POTP Dinobots.
    Toxitron from TR Laser Optimus Prime
    Decepticon Jetfire from Siege Jetfire based off his Henkai evil repaint
    Nighttracer from ER Arcee
    Barricade from ER Smokescreen
    Alternators Dead End from ER Sunstreaker
     
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  7. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Henkei Dark Skyfire sticks out for me, especially since the trim is inspired by a Navy evaluation squadron that had a black F-14 with similar trim
     
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