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Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image

Transformers News: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 1:28PM CST

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Thanks to BBCW Distributors we have a new image of the Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Assortment Wave 1. This wave features Smokscreen, Airachnid, Bumblbee, and Twinstike (who's looking awfully Sinnertwin-ish). Check out the image mirrored below.

Coming from Hasbro.

It's The Transformers Prime Beast Hunters - Legion Assortment - 0000.

Roll out with the heroic Autobots as they battle and work to defend Earth from destruction now that a new faction have joined the Decepticons to take them down… They are called the Predacons and they are made up of menacing beasts that convert in ways mankind has never seen before!

This Assortment is set to include:

- 3x Smokescreen.
- 2x Twinstrike.
- 2x Airachnid.
- 4x Bumblebee.

Sold as cases. Packed 12 per case.


Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image
Credit(s): BBCW
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Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453440)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 9th, 2013 @ 1:38pm CST
Erm, wasn't "Twinstrike" actually going to be called Sinnertwin last time someone checked, or am I just remembering that that's who the larger toy looked like?

And Airachnid's chopper blades look depressingly accurate to her deluxe toy, while the crescent-bow makes her look like she's doing a full-on Blackarachnia impression...say, does anyone else think too many characters using the same crossbow makes it seem like Beast Hunters somehow marks the return of the Evil Horde?
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453447)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on January 9th, 2013 @ 1:55pm CST
Looking at the case breakdown I think Hasbro realizes the demand for Smokescreen. Airacnid looks good but I do find it funny it and Bumblebee use the same weapon
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453459)
Posted by RazorSlash92 on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:19pm CST
Of course Bumblebee has the highest quantity...
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453460)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:24pm CST
RazorSlash92 wrote:Of course Bumblebee has the highest quantity...


Yeah but only by 1. This is one of the most even case layouts I've seen in a long time
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453465)
Posted by T-Macksimus on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:32pm CST
Bumblevivisector wrote:Erm, wasn't "Twinstrike" actually going to be called Sinnertwin last time someone checked, or am I just remembering that that's who the larger toy looked like?

And Airachnid's chopper blades look depressingly accurate to her deluxe toy, while the crescent-bow makes her look like she's doing a full-on Blackarachnia impression...say, does anyone else think too many characters using the same crossbow makes it seem like Beast Hunters somehow marks the return of the Evil Horde?



I totally got the same Sinnertwin vibe off of that figure. Would have been a much better name imo and a nice homage.

As for your comment about the "Evil Horde"...once I stopped laughing I had to kind of cringe a bit. The whole thought in general isn't helping me warm up to this new line any quicker. But yes, it totally brings to mind the Horde.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453467)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:35pm CST
ill be getting all of them except for bumblebee, he just looks like crap. But Sinnertwin is the best out of the group, hope they bring back more of the terrorcons.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453479)
Posted by dedcat on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:59pm CST
I'm going to cut the wings off that legion class smokescreen and glue them to the back of the Takara Knockout repaint.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453480)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 9th, 2013 @ 2:59pm CST
Smokescreen x3?

Hehe, my favorite Autobots is slowly replacing Bumblebee as the kid-appeal character. :twisted:

Bumblevivisector wrote:Erm, wasn't "Twinstrike" actually going to be called Sinnertwin last time someone checked,


No. He's always been "Twinstrike." He's a Sinnertwin homage.

or am I just remembering that that's who the larger toy looked like?


He doesn't have a larger toy.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453490)
Posted by Va'al on January 9th, 2013 @ 3:21pm CST
Might get Twinstrike if I ultimately decide on expanding my dino shelf into a dino&dragon shelf. Hmm.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453494)
Posted by RAcast on January 9th, 2013 @ 3:23pm CST
Sinntertwin looks spectacular! Can't wait to pick him and Airachnid up. SS is looking pretty derpy with those weird shoulders, but maybe it's just mistransformed? If it's not, I'll hold off 'till I see him at 5below or something.

I can't wait to see Hun-gurr!
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453515)
Posted by Noideaforaname on January 9th, 2013 @ 4:19pm CST
Must. Have. SINNERTWIN!

I know he's called "Twinstrike" on the package, but "Sinnertwin" is one of the best TF names ever and we all know that's who he's supposed to be
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453520)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 9th, 2013 @ 4:56pm CST
RAcast wrote:SS is looking pretty derpy with those weird shoulders, but maybe it's just mistransformed?


Yes, they are. >:oP

Image
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453523)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:02pm CST
Any specific reason why Airachnid has Bumblebee's weapon?
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453524)
Posted by PrymeStriker on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:05pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:Any specific reason why Airachnid has Bumblebee's weapon?


They've always had the same weapon. Hasbro's just lazy.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453525)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:07pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:Any specific reason why Airachnid has Bumblebee's weapon?


They've always had the same weapon. Hasbro's just lazy.


A curse to Hasbro's laziness...
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453536)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:48pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:Any specific reason why Airachnid has Bumblebee's weapon?


They've always had the same weapon. Hasbro's just lazy.


A curse to Hasbro's laziness...


Not laziness, it's a cost issue. To be honest it does look close to those hand blades the deluxe one has.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453538)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:56pm CST
Sinnertwin needs a deluxe class so bad. Thats such a sick combination of colours and porpotions.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453539)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 9th, 2013 @ 5:56pm CST
chuckdawg1999 wrote:To be honest it does look close to those hand blades the deluxe one has.


Image

Image

Not by a long shot. >:oP
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453549)
Posted by RAcast on January 9th, 2013 @ 6:32pm CST
PrymeStriker wrote:
RAcast wrote:SS is looking pretty derpy with those weird shoulders, but maybe it's just mistransformed?


Yes, they are. >:oP

Image

HUGE RELIEF. :lol:
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453551)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on January 9th, 2013 @ 6:39pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:To be honest it does look close to those hand blades the deluxe one has.


Image

Image

Not by a long shot. >:oP


If they're opened up a little. Not an exact match but close enough that the argument can be made.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453578)
Posted by Rated X on January 9th, 2013 @ 8:45pm CST
Ughhh...

Why cant Sinnertwin get a deluxe mold ??? I was hoping for a G1 upgrade set. :-(
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453618)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 9th, 2013 @ 11:43pm CST
Rated X wrote:Ughhh...

Why cant Sinnertwin get a deluxe mold ??? I was hoping for a G1 upgrade set. :-(
In a Prime toyline? :lol:

Dude, do you even like anything that isn't G1-based?
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453627)
Posted by RAcast on January 10th, 2013 @ 12:26am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Rated X wrote:Ughhh...

Why cant Sinnertwin get a deluxe mold ??? I was hoping for a G1 upgrade set. :-(
In a Prime toyline? :lol:

Dude, do you even like anything that isn't G1-based?

Based on what I've seen of his posts, I'd say no. >:oP
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453633)
Posted by Trikeboy on January 10th, 2013 @ 1:06am CST
Airachnid and Smokescreen - yes, Bumblebee and Sinnertwin - no. I really enjoy the direction Hasbro went with the Legion and Commander toys. I find it very funny that the legion class Airachnid looks better than the deluxe.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453636)
Posted by That Bot on January 10th, 2013 @ 1:40am CST
3+2+2+4=11. I'm willing to bet Smokescreen and Bumblebee are 4 each. Or maybe Twinstrike is 3 to a case.

Of these, I'll probably get all but Murderbee. I love my little guys.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453714)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 10th, 2013 @ 9:15am CST
I'll probably get Twinstrike.

In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.

Funny how Legion Airachnid looks like it has exactly the same amount of detail and articulation as the Deluxe version.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453740)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 10th, 2013 @ 10:19am CST
GuyIncognito wrote:In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.
I was thinking that too.

But on the other hand, I never thought we'd get Hasbro a product with the word "death" in its name ("Deathsaurus" - BotCon 2005 toy and Shout! Factory DVD subs).

And if they ever make any more toys of ALL the Wings of Honor Skyraiders, we'd get a Hasbro toy named "Hellbat". ;)
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453746)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on January 10th, 2013 @ 10:26am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.
I was thinking that too.

But on the other hand, I never thought we'd get Hasbro a product with the word "death" in its name ("Deathsaurus" - BotCon 2005 toy and Shout! Factory DVD subs).

And if they ever make any more toys of ALL the Wings of Honor Skyraiders, we'd get a Hasbro toy named "Hellbat". ;)


Which could be really troublesome. In Mega Man Zero 3, a boss named "Hellbat Schilt" was renamed "Devilbat Schilt" for the US. Doesn't sound that much better, does it? :lol:
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453767)
Posted by GuyIncognito on January 10th, 2013 @ 10:51am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.
I was thinking that too.

But on the other hand, I never thought we'd get Hasbro a product with the word "death" in its name ("Deathsaurus" - BotCon 2005 toy and Shout! Factory DVD subs).

And if they ever make any more toys of ALL the Wings of Honor Skyraiders, we'd get a Hasbro toy named "Hellbat". ;)


It's one thing to make a convention-exclusive figure with "Death" in the name, and make it available in small quantities to collectors. It's another thing entirely to make a figure with "Sinner" in the name and try to put it on the shelves of Walmarts and TRU stores across the country.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453787)
Posted by Sabrblade on January 10th, 2013 @ 11:32am CST
GuyIncognito wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.
I was thinking that too.

But on the other hand, I never thought we'd get Hasbro a product with the word "death" in its name ("Deathsaurus" - BotCon 2005 toy and Shout! Factory DVD subs).

And if they ever make any more toys of ALL the Wings of Honor Skyraiders, we'd get a Hasbro toy named "Hellbat". ;)


It's one thing to make a convention-exclusive figure with "Death" in the name, and make it available in small quantities to collectors. It's another thing entirely to make a figure with "Sinner" in the name and try to put it on the shelves of Walmarts and TRU stores across the country.
True, but I did also mention his being named "Deathsaurus" on the Shout! Factory DVDs, which were mass release (even the UK/AU DVDs kept his Japanese name "Deszaras" instead). ;)

They even kept Hellbat's name in the subs as well, despite there being obivous censorship done to other things in the DVD subs.
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1453976)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on January 10th, 2013 @ 10:34pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:In this day and age, I highly doubt Hasbro would ever release a toy with "Sinner" in the name.
I was thinking that too.

But on the other hand, I never thought we'd get Hasbro a product with the word "death" in its name ("Deathsaurus" - BotCon 2005 toy and Shout! Factory DVD subs).

And if they ever make any more toys of ALL the Wings of Honor Skyraiders, we'd get a Hasbro toy named "Hellbat". ;)


It's one thing to make a convention-exclusive figure with "Death" in the name, and make it available in small quantities to collectors. It's another thing entirely to make a figure with "Sinner" in the name and try to put it on the shelves of Walmarts and TRU stores across the country.
True, but I did also mention his being named "Deathsaurus" on the Shout! Factory DVDs, which were mass release (even the UK/AU DVDs kept his Japanese name "Deszaras" instead). ;)

They even kept Hellbat's name in the dubs as well, despite there being obivous censorship done to other things in the DVD subs.

I've actually thought about this too; my guess is a new Hasbro incarnation of Hellbat would change the second "l" to an "i", giving us "Helibat" and a brief backstory about how he used to be a helicopter. Y'see, it's like how the Grand Kai becomes fond of abbreviations in the Funimation dub.

"But even before that, when I was just a little tricycle..."

Now, this would actually become fun if "Hell-Dealer" from the LioKaiser knock-offs somehow got officially acknowledged: they could just invert the 2 mashed-up names to give us "Double-Batter" who runs around whacking Autobots with his 2 baseball bats!

And if that really is why we can't have "SINNERtwin", I guess we can forget about an Inhumanoids revival. The satanic messages weren't even hidden in that one; the intro clearly spelled out that demons from Hell the size of King Kong were going to knock down your house, murder your family, and toss anyone who tried to save you into the lake of fire. *sigh*
Re: Transformers Prime "Beast Hunters" Legion Class Wave 1 Image (1454687)
Posted by Sinnertwin on January 13th, 2013 @ 3:44am CST
Very nice. Sinnertwin/strike & Airachnid are definitely top of the pile.
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