Transformers Titans Return Grotusque 3-figure Pack

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Thelonicon, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. myrrh

    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    ...i feel fortunate to have stumbled upon the original grotusque announcement and HTS listing in real time, and placed my order immediately without incident, but for arcee i went through similar trevails with toysRus as you folks have experienced; in fact i just got the last remnants of that botched order sorted and settled last week...

    ...grotusque is totally worth it, though, as was arcee!..heads-down the best titans return figures of the line, pun fully intended: if they’d all been produced to the same standards, nearly every complaint about modern hasbro cost-cutting and price hikes would have melted away gleefully, in my opinion...
     
  2. Dogbomber

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    Will Hasbro and TRU online store ship outside USA? If not, other than eBay any other online stores carry this reasonable price?
     
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    Unfortunately Hasbro Toy Shop and TRU USA does not ship overseas. Neither can we overseas collectors get one without paying an arm and a leg. robotkingdom has this TR Grotusque for USD80! That's without shipping!
     
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    Just to confirm, is there a news that this exclusive Grotusque will be available later in mass retail store?
     
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    ...yea, it’s called toysrus and is currently available (in the United States). Toysrus is a mass retail store and grotusque is exclusive to them.
     
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    Omg, I thought it will be available in Asia. The same goes to Arcee?
     
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    no idea on asia, robot kingdom got both of them (granted grotusque has a heavily inflated price currently through them)
     
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    The following Titans Returns did not reach Singapore retail.

    Shuffler, Repugus, Slugslinger, Arcee, Grotusque

    The heavy mark up on RK for Grotusque, I suspect RK also cannot get from their usual distributor and have to get from North America? :inquisiti 
     
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    Or they’re taking advantage of demand, initially he was like $40 through robot kingdom before selling out
     
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    Yup
     
  11. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    Of course, if it follows the pattern now-seen with Arcee, you won't be able to tell whether it's Grotusque in the box without mutilating it in-store to open it and see what's inside (contrary to some reports, both Arcee and Grotusque boxes have Autobot symbols on the front, but even if reports that Grotusque had the Decepticon symbol were accurate, you'd have to know which is which from online sources, since there's no actual language on the box to tell you in-store).
     
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    Or have to know the UPC code or product code.
     
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  13. G.B. Blackrock

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    True, but that's even MORE unreasonable to expect than knowing which one had a Decepticon symbol vs. an Autobot symbol (if in fact that was even a distinction, which as I said, it isn't)....
     
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    Apologies if this has been answered somewhere in this thread, but since I understand the Takara Legends line is winding down; is it confirmed that this figure will not be released as part of that series? I'm particularly interested in the lore behind this guy having Platinum Tiger as his headmaster, so if a version is coming out with paint apps to reflect this (like the White Leo for Doublecross) I'd prefer that one over the Hasbro one. But if that isn't happening I think I'm ready to pull the trigger as this is still up on the TRU website, which I don't see being the case for too much longer.
     
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  15. payres

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    He's not in the regular release line up

    Transformers Legends (franchise) - Transformers Wiki

    If he is, he'll be a TT Mall exclusive as that's where Legends is continuing

    Takara-Tomy to continue Transformers Legends line as a Takara-Tomy Mall exclusive? - Transformers News - TFW2005
     
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    cheers for the link to the article, I need to start checking that area of the site as well (other forums I've frequented didn't have this element to drive threads so I'm used to jumping straight into the forums)
     
  17. mcart

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    Glad I was able to help a few fellow Brits out with this guy! Decided to get myself a second one whilst he's still up.
     
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