New “Swapticon” listings.

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Apr 5, 2024.

  1. ThePrime84

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    I was thinking about this and it just can't be an option (even if I actually do like the idea.) Especially once you think about the character choices. You can't make a Starscream toy that turns into Thundercracker. It's literally the same design.
     
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    kinda seems like Bot Shots 2 here- gimmick line not part of generations, but features some obscure characters to draw in the older/collector audience
     
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    Swapticons? Easy pa.. wait..

    SHOCKWAVE

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    NEMESIS PRIME AND CLENCH!?!? WHAT THE FU-
     
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    So I think the catch is "triple changers with two robot modes and one alt mode," since everything here has that one shared trait. The only snag is the Dinobots but they may handwave it by having them be the sort of exception with one robot and two dino modes, kind of like how Grim's RBA look was only his Dino mode, maybe? I don't know how much we're expecting of them but given there's a 5 pack of these guys they might just be cheaper gimmick focused toys though.
     
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    Oh god I miss Bot Shots. Those were fun toys and I also played the online game; sometimes I used those codes to get the Energon stuff lol
     
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    So are they gonna be a character transforming into another character with a shared vehicle mode? Or is it something else? Regardless these sound interesting, Gonna have to wait until we see these in person, Clench is a nice surprise.:) 
     
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    I'm guessing Nemesis Prime is gonna be based on RID 2001 Scourge/Car Robots Black Convoy, if my theory (see my first post in this thread) is right.
     
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    You hit the nail on the head for me. I have no interest in Hero Mashers 2: Through the Portal of Parts, but I would be interested in Crash Combiners 2: The Crashening. (Construct-Bots 2: Attack of the Pieces would fall somewhere in between the two that I mentioned. I might buy a couple, but I’d want Crash Combiners or Cyber Combiners more.)
     
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    Ultra Magnus love? In 2024?
     
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    Yeah, as much as I want a new Clench I am not getting my hopes up until we see actual reveals....well leaks since Hasbro hates doing a reveal until well after the whole wace is on eBay already
     
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  12. Vector Oracle

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    We did get the SS86 toy recently, so it hasn’t been that long since the last one.
     
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    I'm kinda expecting it to be like the old Takara Trans Scan figures, where there's removable pieces to let you complete the character. But this time, there presumably wouldn't be a protoform mode, so most of the toy could already be complete, with just a limited selection of swappable parts, which would hopefully allow for the complete figures to look cleaner.

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    Yeah, not unprecedented, just unusual. Honestly, I'm glad to see Hasbro of today doing something a bit different, even if this stuff probably won't be for me.
     
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    Watch them actually get revealed tomorrow just to beat the leakers.








    Or, more accurately, I’ll wake up to an article “leaked images of Swapticon Nemesis Prime/Clench”
     
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    I'm looking at it as this Clench will not be the Clench I want, it'll absolutely just be a gimmick toy that looks like him at best and an Ultra Magnus repaint at worst. But that's not important, what's important is his name is out there again and brings hope that he'll get a proper toy in the somewhat near future.
     
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    I go to sleep for a few hours and this info drops…….for those who didn’t get haslab omega this a win
     
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    Someone on that team loves Clench a lot, because everyone else on this is a big name and or a repaint you could see from that character.
     
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    And whoever it is is absolutely fucking based. If this leads to an eventual original mold Clench with his obliterator gimmick and non-traditional truck transformation that will be amazing. I can take or leave Pyro, they should do him to match and I know cause of IDW he has plenty of fans I just don't personally need him cause I'm a Clench fan more.
     
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    Do we know when these are supposed to be on shelves?
     
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    So far @Jtprime17 has only said next year, but for a more precise answer I would defer you to him
     
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