BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 4:43AM CDT

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In more BotCon coverage news, after the gallery of the exclusive figures for this year's event, we get to take a look at the characters' bio cards and tech specs! Check out the full ongoing gallery here, and a preview look below.

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs

Transformers News: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs
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Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583610)
Posted by SW's SilverHammer on June 19th, 2014 @ 4:52am CDT
Well this could've gone allot better for someones first toy
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Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583613)
Posted by Samsonator on June 19th, 2014 @ 5:20am CDT
crossblades wrote:wow, is that a free little lord zarak? or does he attach to scorpy?
He's the head, the Energon Scorponok mold was retooled for this release to allow a Headmaster to connect to it, and then they retooled encore Spike to be a new Zarak, and it looks AWESOME!

SW's SilverHammer wrote:Well this could've gone allot better for someones first toy
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Derpcon, anyone?
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583614)
Posted by Trikeboy on June 19th, 2014 @ 5:22am CDT
SW's SilverHammer wrote:Well this could've gone allot better for someones first toy
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Is that correctly transformed? Gotta say I'm not impressed. Are you sure the chest can't get higher? Scorponok is still the best of this set.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583616)
Posted by SW's SilverHammer on June 19th, 2014 @ 5:36am CDT
One, the neck is over extended, its part of the neo classics scourges original tooling so the head can extend in vehicle mode like in the original movie.

Two, the eyes are to small and close together, the nose is long and narrow, and mouth is more of blob representing lips that are eschew
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583621)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on June 19th, 2014 @ 7:09am CDT
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So according to this, Scorponok/Zarak is not the boss of the Pirates, Cannonball is. I was under the impression that while Cannonball was the Captain, and his crew included only himself and Ferak with Tornado, it was actually Zarak/Scorponok who had the final word. Looks like Zarak/Scorponok is just a common crew member of the Pirates.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583622)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on June 19th, 2014 @ 7:30am CDT
Rodimus Prime wrote:Image

So according to this, Scorponok/Zarak is not the boss of the Pirates, Cannonball is. I was under the impression that while Cannonball was the Captain, and his crew included only himself and Ferak with Tornado, it was actually Zarak/Scorponok who had the final word. Looks like Zarak/Scorponok is just a common crew member of the Pirates.


Yup. Tornado actually clued us in on that through his Datalogs. He mentions that Zarak is up in arms over not knowing what Cannonball is planning before the Transwarp jump.


Edit: Man, I hope eBay prices go down after more people have their stuff in hand. I'd really like to grab more than just a set of the Clones.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583631)
Posted by Optimizzy on June 19th, 2014 @ 8:37am CDT
Damnit. I really like that Flamewar. I didn't really care for the rest, had they put her in the lineup I would have been more interested. I guess I'll be searching for ebay in a month or two.

Man..Should've gone.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583652)
Posted by megatronus on June 19th, 2014 @ 9:24am CDT
Is it weird I have no interest in Scorponok? He's cool and all, but that Energon mold is son inflexible. I have a feeling we'll see some Generations incarnation of Scorponok in a year or two, just based on the before market prices of this guy alone.

Hoping that means there are people who only want Scorponok from this set. Should give me an opportunity to pick up the other 4 figures in the box set economically. :D
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583657)
Posted by Gallifreyan Autobot on June 19th, 2014 @ 9:36am CDT
megatronus wrote:Is it weird I have no interest in Scorponok? He's cool and all, but that Energon mold is son inflexible. I have a feeling we'll see some Generations incarnation of Scorponok in a year or two, just based on the before market prices of this guy alone.

Hoping that means there are people who only want Scorponok from this set. Should give me an opportunity to pick up the other 4 figures in the box set economically. :D

I still wish I had my energon scorpinok but I would be thrilled if they were sold individually in regular retail expecially scopinok and Olin and girani ( however its spelt
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583670)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 19th, 2014 @ 10:14am CDT
So we already have a bit of a spoiler concerning Shokaract and his BotCon toy:

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Yup, that's Shokaract's original toy, and the McGuffin he's holding? The Matrix of Conquest. Not related to the Dead Matrix. :-B
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583724)
Posted by shockblast2 on June 19th, 2014 @ 12:34pm CDT
And what do these have in common?


$$$$$$$$
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583728)
Posted by optimarcus on June 19th, 2014 @ 12:40pm CDT
Anyone doing trades this afternoon? :D
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583742)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on June 19th, 2014 @ 1:23pm CDT
Midnight_Fox wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Image

So according to this, Scorponok/Zarak is not the boss of the Pirates, Cannonball is. I was under the impression that while Cannonball was the Captain, and his crew included only himself and Ferak with Tornado, it was actually Zarak/Scorponok who had the final word. Looks like Zarak/Scorponok is just a common crew member of the Pirates.


Yup. Tornado actually clued us in on that through his Datalogs. He mentions that Zarak is up in arms over not knowing what Cannonball is planning before the Transwarp jump.


I didn't read those. :oops: I didn't think someone as powerful as Scorponok would take shit from anyone.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583743)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on June 19th, 2014 @ 1:32pm CDT
Rodimus Prime wrote:
Midnight_Fox wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Image

So according to this, Scorponok/Zarak is not the boss of the Pirates, Cannonball is. I was under the impression that while Cannonball was the Captain, and his crew included only himself and Ferak with Tornado, it was actually Zarak/Scorponok who had the final word. Looks like Zarak/Scorponok is just a common crew member of the Pirates.


Yup. Tornado actually clued us in on that through his Datalogs. He mentions that Zarak is up in arms over not knowing what Cannonball is planning before the Transwarp jump.


I didn't read those. :oops: I didn't think someone as powerful as Scorponok would take shit from anyone.


Also keep in mind Wings follows the G1 cartoon timeline for the most part in which Scorponok was lifeless, but we get a small comic reference with the Headmaster figure: Olin Zarak, son of Lord Zarak and brother to Llyra.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583748)
Posted by Zeedust on June 19th, 2014 @ 1:50pm CDT
I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583753)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 19th, 2014 @ 2:05pm CDT
Nemesis Primal wrote:I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...


ಠ_ಠ

If you're finding yourself attracted to robot females capable of transforming in a comic, you need more cold showers. :lol:
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583763)
Posted by Zeedust on June 19th, 2014 @ 2:14pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...


ಠ_ಠ

If you're finding yourself attracted to robot females capable of transforming in a comic, you need more cold showers. :lol:


Yeah, I think there's something wrong with me.

Back in the land of normal stuff, it looks like this comic ties the "Descent Into Evil" set in with the 3H-era Botcon comics, and possibly puts the Wings Universe in the same continuity as bot of those. I feel continuity headaches coming on.

Also, speaking of confusion, Alpha Trizer? Is he Alpha Trion with a new name, or is he a new guy who's similar to Alpha Trion but is a separate individual?
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583771)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on June 19th, 2014 @ 2:41pm CDT
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...


ಠ_ಠ

If you're finding yourself attracted to robot females capable of transforming in a comic, you need more cold showers. :lol:


Yeah, I think there's something wrong with me.

Back in the land of normal stuff, it looks like this comic ties the "Descent Into Evil" set in with the 3H-era Botcon comics, and possibly puts the Wings Universe in the same continuity as bot of those. I feel continuity headaches coming on.

Also, speaking of confusion, Alpha Trizer? Is he Alpha Trion with a new name, or is he a new guy who's similar to Alpha Trion but is a separate individual?


Confusing it even more: Apelinq's Journals that are being found by Tornado mention the Universe War and 3H Wreckers(Devcon was a former Wrecker, the new Wrecker's ship is named after a deceased member named Rodimus, etc.) and that THIS Devcon, Primal Prime, maybe Apelinq, and Alpha Trizer were involved in it, meaning that they may not be native to Wings in the first place.

Apelinq is even having memories of 3H's version of Omega Point, which everyone was supposed to have forgotten(except Primal Prime, who had to have his mind wiped by Vector Sigma) because Shokaract was erased from the timeline.

My theory: at the end of the Universe War, the Wreckers weren't actually returned to their home universe and instead wound up in Wings, which was similar enough at that point that they were able to be slotted in with no paradoxes or they merged with their counterparts and their memories altered to adjust to the differences.
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583772)
Posted by RiddlerJ on June 19th, 2014 @ 2:41pm CDT
Nemesis Primal wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...


ಠ_ಠ

If you're finding yourself attracted to robot females capable of transforming in a comic, you need more cold showers. :lol:


Yeah, I think there's something wrong with me.



It's that shot of her leaning over the wall.

The artist knew what he was doing. :grin:
Re: BotCon 2014 Transformers Pirates vs Knights Exclusives - Bios and Tech Specs (1583776)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on June 19th, 2014 @ 2:49pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Nemesis Primal wrote:I know this is gonna sound weird, but Flareup is looking kinda sexy in that comic...


ಠ_ಠ

If you're finding yourself attracted to robot females capable of transforming in a comic, you need more cold showers. :lol:


To be fair, the Windblade artist makes Windblade look VERY armored human.

Finding Windblade cute because her face is drawn so amazingly is my not so secret shame.

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