Preview: ROTS Darth Vader
11/24/2004 1:00:34 AM | Reported by Mike

Galactic Hunter is proud to bring you our first preview of the new Revenge of the Sith action figures. Hasbro launches a bold new packaging design aimed to capture attention in the aisles and let the world know that Vader's back and hotter than ever (pardon our lousy pun). Since Episode 3 is all about the Sith, we'll start things off with the villain Anakin Skywalker is destined to be, Darth Vader (#11).

Hasbro reintroduces action features and the Collection 1 category for ROTS. As you probably already know, Hasbro designated Collection 1 as the assortment aimed primarily for kids. Thus the action feature along with more pose specific articulation and dynamic stances. Consequently, Collection 2 will have figures and features (i.e. enhanced articulation) targeted more towards collectors. This ROTS version of Vader includes a "Lightsaber Attack!" feature,  which is activated by squeezing the figure's legs together causing his right arm to swing his lightsaber in a downward motion. The all new sculpt with soft goods cloak and skirt is representative of his "reappearance" in ROTS. The figure sports additional articulation in both wrist as well as a ball jointed left shoulder.

 

DARTH VADER- Lightsaber Attack!
Collection 1
Item No.:
85284/85173
Sequence: 11
Includes: Lightsaber, Soft goods cloak and skirt
Action Feature:  Lightsaber attack by squeezing legs
Retail: $4.99
Availability: April 2005

 


 

Bio: Giving up everyone and everything he cares about, Anakin falls to the dark side. Encased in the black armor that will come to strike fear throughout the galaxy, he is no longer Anakin Skywalker, he is now Darth Vader. (MORE IMAGES)

 

 

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