Listings for Legacy Deluxe Pointblank, Elita 1 and Crankcase!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Aug 15, 2021.

  1. Ikkstakk

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    Yeah, they were $6-ish. And we don't have that price point anymore. If we get a Peacemaker, it's a legitimate question how we get him: the Deluxe price point won't support him coming with Pointblank, and it's rather silly to package him with an unrelated Voyager or Leader toy. I'm wondering about the possibility of a new battle pack with a number of Targetmasters and blast effects included that could be either a store or Pulse exclusive.

    95% of buyers, maybe?

    It's not about my preferences, it's about how much Hasbro thinks we might be willing to pay for a sold-separately accessory for another toy.

    It just sounds like you want Masterpiece-level quality out of the mainline. I'm just aiming for some pragmatism here.
     
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    I'm stoked if it's G1 Crankcase, because he could be easily retooled into Brawn and Outback.
     
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    If we're getting Cybertron Metroplex, I'm hoping for a geewun Selects Metroplex from him in 2023, because the Thrilling 30 mould doesn't move me (even if I could pick up a reasonably-priced one, I probably wouldn't).

    If we can have Selects Black Zarak, we can have Selects White Metroplex :) 
     
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    Pointblank? I\'m interesting in Pointblack since we got Decepticon Targetmasters and Siege Crosshairs.
     
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    Hope we get the 3 other Dinobots and the 2 other Insecticons in 2022 also!
     
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    That's the problem though. As long as Hasbro sees human-sized characters as accessories, you're right. But they're so much more than that. An entire aspect of them is going unexplored. With them being bumped up to Core class each, that aspect of them can finally be realized. Selling a separate accessory, bad. Selling a separate character, good.

    We need them as characters, not accessories.
     
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    Damn it. First Bulkhead, now Elita-1. Soon, everyone's a remold of Optimus Prime...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Maybe his color scheme makes them really hungry because it’s the same shade of orange as nacho cheese? It might remind them of their college days when they munched on chips and dip while watching TV.
     
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    Or Throttlebot Rollbar.
     
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    His best and arguably only time as a prominent character was when he became the host for The Fallen's essence in the Dreamwave continuity. I think he's one of those characters that has a lot of potential but they don't do anything with him.
     
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    Sludge and Snarl have been rumored as Leaders for SS86 next year. The other 3 are likely as well, but nobody’s quite sure whether they’ll be in Evolution or SS86.
     
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    I've tried looking for him, I really want him too. But nothing
     
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    Target master Pointblank! I wonder if he’ll be a Generations Selects release with his Targetmaster gun partner ala Artfire!? Woohoo! More new stuff I’m excited for.
     
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    A Cybertron Metroplex would be pretty sick. However, I don't really understand the choice for him as the next Titan nor do I think he'll sell all that well. Isn't the general consensus that if HasTak were to make a UT Titan, it should be Tidal Wave?
     
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    It could be a trademark save. That said they have less risky avenues to do so.
     
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    My sentiments exactly! I can hardly contain my joy.

    How dare you say say something like this.
     
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    You're missing TFP Arcee and TFP Knockout from the Deluxes.

    Pointblank and Crankcase have me ecstatic. This line has gone from being a bit bleh, to filling four of the most bothersome gaps in my collection (hello Nightbeat and Blaster). To think I was feeling sad about a lack of Gears! What next, Emerite Xaaron, Pharma, and Fulcrum?

    I'm also digging the hints that Elita-1 is going to be a Hosehead partial.

    Though I tell you what, the numbers for this line aren't behaving like they ought to.

    Generations: Legacy: Evolution: Unwieldy
    Haslab:
    Starsaber & Victory Leo
    Titan: Hints point to Cybertron Metroplex?
    Commander: Motormaster
    Leader: Blitzwing, 'Dragon' Megatron, Galvatron PR, 'Laser' Optimus (ER partial)
    Voyager: Blaster, Armada Starscream, Jhiaxus, TF Prime Optimus, Bulkhead, Inferno, Soundwave (Netflix) PR
    Deluxe: Tarantulas, Skids, Dragstrip, Deadend, Breakdown, Wildrider, Kickback, Crankcase, Pointblank, Elita-1, Prime Arcee, Prime Knockout, Hosehead, Nightbeat, 'Energon Hunter' gives us 15 of the magic and expected 16. Are we seriously going to get no more than one PR at Deluxe class? If so that's fantastic news! Also, I guess this means the other two Insecticons are going to arrive in subsequent chapters, much like they did in Prime Wars?
    Core: Igaunus, another Pretender update, Energon Monster, Energon Hunter, Shockwave, Skywarp, Soundwave PR.

    With citizen of the year @Apollux hinting that there's some other Core franchise character that Jhaixus is going to be a partial of, rather than the assumed Armada Starscream retool, we've potentially got another Voyager kicking around too. Maybe I'm reading it all wrong, but this feels like Hasbro are putting even more resources into this line.
     
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  18. Sledgehammer

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    Absolutely loving all this info flooding out (and serious kudos to all putting in the legwork)...this line looks like it's going to be proper bonkers! :D 

    And yeah, I echo each and every call for a new Thunderwing. Leader-class Mega Pretender with the finest current level of engineering, thank you please. :cool: 
     
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    So many leaks and listings, I already find it hard to track all of them...so far, the ones I'm most curious about are Motormaster and Cybertron Metroplex that I wasn't expecting as the first UT titan.
     
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    Aw man, I only just learned about the Cybertron Metroplex character. And here I was all hyped up being able to get a Metroplex like the TR version for under €500… :/