Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron

Transformers News: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 11:11AM CDT

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Seibertron member El Duque has informed us that Chinese toy merchant - iGear has listed an auction for an unknown BotCon 2010 figure.

The figure is a blue dinosaur, a repaint from a Deluxe class Cybertron Beast Wars Megatron figure. No identity has been given to this figure, but it can be assumed that this figure is paying homage to G2 Grimlock.

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You can check out the original auction here.

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Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084523)
Posted by Cheetron on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:14am CDT
I kind of like it. I had the Blue Grimlock and for whatever reason I liked having a blue dinosaur. Wish i could get this guy but I'm not paying a fortune for him.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084524)
Posted by Prime Evil on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:15am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:"Possibly" a repaint of possibly a repaint from a Deluxe class Beast Megatron figure? It most certainly is that. To be exact it's the deluxe Beast Wars 10th Anniversary figure, which was repainted for Cybertron.

I must say the colors surprise me, especially the blue.


Yeah, not what I expected. But I'll take it. It matches up with the set though. Just not the original namesake of the character.

*nevermind* rather make em guess.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084525)
Posted by BattleRoller23 on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:17am CDT
Cryotek is not form G2 goddammit!!!!!!!!!!!!! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084527)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:18am CDT
BattleRoller23 wrote:Cryotek is not form G2 goddammit!!!!!!!!!!!!! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:


Calm down, please. Whoever said Cryotek? He's not even a dragon!
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084528)
Posted by Prime Evil on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:21am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
BattleRoller23 wrote:Cryotek is not form G2 goddammit!!!!!!!!!!!!! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:


Calm down, please. Whoever said Cryotek? He's not even a dragon!


Speakin of Cryoteck, I'd sure love it if the club gave us him using that Energon Shockblast mold. That would definitely go well as a club toy. Works better then Hasbro's Sixshot IMO.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084532)
Posted by El Duque on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:24am CDT
Thanks for the news cred, but I just lifted it from TFW05. S250 from their boards deserved the real credit for the find. :D
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084538)
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:33am CDT
Prime Evil wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
BattleRoller23 wrote:Cryotek is not form G2 goddammit!!!!!!!!!!!!! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:


Calm down, please. Whoever said Cryotek? He's not even a dragon!


Speakin of Cryoteck, I'd sure love it if the club gave us him using that Energon Shockblast mold. That would definitely go well as a club toy. Works better then Hasbro's Sixshot IMO.


Agreed. With a little Chro done out of Energon Divebomb.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084543)
Posted by Neurie on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:36am CDT
Its not Grimlock or Cyrotek.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084545)
Posted by Counterpunch on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:42am CDT
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084548)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:46am CDT
Counterpunch wrote:G2 Sparkstalker?

http://www.tfu.info/1994/Decepticon/Spa ... talker.htm


Close enough, though the colors are reversed.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084552)
Posted by Nekoman on June 10th, 2010 @ 11:48am CDT
Counterpunch wrote:G2 Sparkstalker?

http://www.tfu.info/1994/Decepticon/Spa ... talker.htm


But isn't he pink?

I dunno, not really feeling this one. I kind of hate that mold.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084563)
Posted by Prime Evil on June 10th, 2010 @ 12:14pm CDT
Razorclaw0000 wrote:
Prime Evil wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
BattleRoller23 wrote:Cryotek is not form G2 goddammit!!!!!!!!!!!!! :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM:


Calm down, please. Whoever said Cryotek? He's not even a dragon!


Speakin of Cryoteck, I'd sure love it if the club gave us him using that Energon Shockblast mold. That would definitely go well as a club toy. Works better then Hasbro's Sixshot IMO.


Agreed. With a little Chro done out of Energon Divebomb.


Again, another mold that, IMO, needs to be used. I love my regular Divebomb and the ShadowHawk one too. Great alt modes and incredibly articulated bot mode. I need moar meow!!
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084572)
Posted by HighPrime on June 10th, 2010 @ 12:33pm CDT
Sweet.. love this mold :)
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084581)
Posted by Mkall on June 10th, 2010 @ 1:00pm CDT
This... was unexpected.

No less appreciated though, kinda cool really.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084590)
Posted by Dai_Ceefax on June 10th, 2010 @ 1:32pm CDT
Action Master Thundercracker, innit?
:-o
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084598)
Posted by GuyIncognito on June 10th, 2010 @ 1:52pm CDT
It's gotta be G2 Grimlock. It's the only answer that makes sense.

Here's what comes up when you search for "blue beasts" at TFU.com:

http://www.tfu.info/ID/bluebeasts.htm

The only other figures that even come close to resembling this blue T-Rex mold are:
Deathsaurus (a dragon),
Landsaur (from Magmatron),
the McDonald's Dinobot from '88,
Cryotek (a dragon), and
Hasbro Go-Bots Beast Bot

Considering the THEME of BotBon '10 is G2, isn't G2 Grimlock (a blue T-Rex) the obvious choice?
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084611)
Posted by Savage on June 10th, 2010 @ 2:36pm CDT
if it's G2 Grimlock, I'm psyched. If it's not, I'll pretend it is.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084620)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 10th, 2010 @ 2:55pm CDT
GuyIncognito wrote:It's gotta be G2 Grimlock. It's the only answer that makes sense.

Here's what comes up when you search for "blue beasts" at TFU.com:

http://www.tfu.info/ID/bluebeasts.htm

The only other figures that even come close to resembling this blue T-Rex mold are:
Deathsaurus (a dragon),
Landsaur (from Magmatron),
the McDonald's Dinobot from '88,
Cryotek (a dragon), and
Hasbro Go-Bots Beast Bot

Considering the THEME of BotBon '10 is G2, isn't G2 Grimlock (a blue T-Rex) the obvious choice?


Or maybe it's a lost child? I'm curious why there are only two Sparkabots and Firecons in G2. I won't accept anything technorganic as Grimlock.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084622)
Posted by Counterpunch on June 10th, 2010 @ 2:59pm CDT
It's a sparkbot/con.

:KREMZEEK:

It's not Grimlock.
Re: Another BotCon Figure Surfaces - Repaint of Cybertron Beast Megatron (1084640)
Posted by El Duque on June 10th, 2010 @ 3:49pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:It's gotta be G2 Grimlock. It's the only answer that makes sense.

Here's what comes up when you search for "blue beasts" at TFU.com:

http://www.tfu.info/ID/bluebeasts.htm

The only other figures that even come close to resembling this blue T-Rex mold are:
Deathsaurus (a dragon),
Landsaur (from Magmatron),
the McDonald's Dinobot from '88,
Cryotek (a dragon), and
Hasbro Go-Bots Beast Bot

Considering the THEME of BotBon '10 is G2, isn't G2 Grimlock (a blue T-Rex) the obvious choice?


Or maybe it's a lost child? I'm curious why there are only two Sparkabots and Firecons in G2. I won't accept anything technorganic as Grimlock.


Irrelevant to this topic, but in IDW's continuity Grimlock gains his T-rex alt mode by technoorganic means. He didn't become a purely robotic dino until Shockwave blasted off all his organic flesh.

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