More listings found including the Ark and other rumored figures

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Pixelmaster, Feb 5, 2021.

  1. John TheDestroyer

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    This has been a pretty solid rumor for the past few months. The main guess is a figure along the lines of Earthrise leader Optimus. A voyager sized bot plus trailer, except unlike Optimus, the trailer is dense and feature packed with a ton of accessories and effects pieces that push it up from the leader to the commander price point. Think the recent "voyager" Hot Rod that's actually just a really nice deluxe sized figure with lots of accessories. That's the word that's floating around anyway
     
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    I’d go for a “titan” class for some of the combiners. I would pay titan price for a combiner wars size combiner done with better engineering for raiden, leokaiser, Dinoking, etc...
     
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    This is cool and kind of helpful. But like... I would’ve preferred leaked pictures of Rodimus and Galvatron.
     
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    I was kind of assuming it was a bundled repack of several of the already released kingdom figures so that you could get a big chunk of the core maximal cast in one package.
     
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    it is supposedly TWrecks and a Red Card exclusive.
     
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    Commander Rodimus is the one that’s the most perplexing. You can assume he’ll be a voyager size robot to maintain the bot-mode scale that WFC has been keeping but I can’t see them using $50 of budget for just the trailer. I’m expecting him to be a voyager sized robot with a lot of bells and whistles that push his engineering way beyond normal voyager size figures.
     
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    Cardion A Knock Off The Old Block

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    I just assume Hasbro\'s goal at this point is to leave me curled up, broke and in a ditch; buried in debt and a mound of plastic.
     
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    Can\'t wait to see what these toys look like 
     
  9. AutobotSoldier

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    Commander Class wants:
    1) Thunderwing
    2) Star Saber
    3) Grandus(doubt it will happen)
    4) Tidal Wave
     
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    Well, i didnt wanna believe it but Rodimus is going to be a Commander Cla$$, so this leaves me to believe one of two things: in reality he'll be a voyager sized figure but he's going to be an all-in-one transformation a la DX9s Carry so the engineering will be a notch below a MP (more parts, more plastic to justify the price point) or just like the G1 toy the main bot will be a voyager figure (with more plastic/less gaps) and the trailer/cab will have more than the double barrel blaster and be like a mini command center with plenty of paint apps and a $#&* ton of extras (to justify the price).
    Or maybe Hot Rod will be part of the package with a matching color deco...
     
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    I would imagine some of the budget can go to Rodimus himself to give his transformation some tweaks that wouldn't appear in a Voyager or Leader sized figure. Maybe it's trying to be a "MP-09 mini" and there are dedicated trailerless and trailered alt modes.
     
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    It's weird to me that they decided to use Rodimus as the guy with the expensive, fully fleshed out trailer base and not Optimus. Aside from the fact that Optimus is...you know...Optimus...he actually had a base mode in G1 which actually appeared in the show, whereas Rodimus's trailer just became a gun turret which never appeared in the show.
     
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    Well, that’s what he is. Plus, they already did this experiment with Earthrise/Kingdom Optimus. The base trailer was really trash at $50. And then people applied around $20-$30 of addons and stickers and accessories and then they had a fully decked out Optimus. Plus, Rodimus’s trailer is way more complex than Optimus. And he will most likely have a bunch of bells and whistles and he’ll probably be gapless too. Basically, Hasbro and 3rd parties kind of collaborated (the $50 Optimus+trailer and the trailer add on and accessories kit) to make a commander Optimus already, so there’s already been kind of a dry run for this.
     
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    I'm more curious about that 4 pack. Any guesses?
     
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    I’m thinking 4 core figures. Maybe thundercracker, skywarp (basically Starscream repainted) and two autobots (I’d guess Cliffjumper, prowl or sideswipe)
     
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    Not really. It could just as easily be a four pack of Core Starscream repaints. Similar to their Cyberverse set last year.

    And it'd fit with the "Villains" subline they've been carrying since WfC started.

    Makes T-Wrecks an interesting pick since I thought he was an Autobot. Or at least, that the Wreckers aren't bad guys.
     
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    really want all three to happen.
     
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    Oh boy, more Target exclusives. Can't wait to be beat out by bots and twiddle my thumbs waiting for these to slowly show up in stores...

    Gotta say, I'm sad to see Titan class go, if the rumors are true. It was like a dream come true getting City sized bots like that. There are still so many possibilities for that class.

    I'm still very curious to see how Commander Rodimus turns out. Not my first pick for a Commander class toy, but I'll give it the benefit of the doubt.
     
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    Just because he's Voyager sized doesn't mean he's $30. Look at 86 Hot Rod. Deluxe sized but additional engineering above and beyond a Deluxe.

    So let's say Rod is the same way. He's a $30 figure in size, but with additional engineering to ensure his cab mode and bot are far cleaner than the G1 version, that could bump it to $40-45.

    At that point it's a $40 trailer. Compare how bland Prime's was to fit in the Leader class. Especially when it came to paint.

    Rodimus likely will have a beefier trailer, a more complete battle station mode, and far more paint apps.
     
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    As well as a ton of accessories.
     
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