New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Friday, March 27th, 2020 9:57am CDT

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Up next in our all-new galleries for Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise, is none other than the Autobots very own Maintenance 'bot Hoist. If his Generations Thrilling 30 toy was a disappointment to you, then the latest Deluxe Class version of Hoist should hit a lot of the right notes for you. Hoist features key character design elements like his "full spectrum multi-sensor", his orange wings and an arm cannon. In tow-truck mode, Hoist can even tow his fellow Autobot comrades that were damaged in battle against the Decepticons. His tow-truck accessory also doubles as a ramp accessory that connects to other bases. We even tossed in some pics of Hoist alongside his "master builder" buddy Grapple, who is also part of the Earthrise wave 1 releases.

The Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise products have been popping up at various retail chains like Walmart, Target and Best Buy throughout the past month. Make sure to share your sightings with your fellow Seibertronians in our sightings section and sightings forums.

Special thanks to Entertainment Earth for providing this product to Seibertron.com. You can purchase Transformers products and other popular brands from EntertainmentEarth.com.

We will be posting more Earthrise galleries over the course of the next couple of weeks. Keep checking back for more! In the meantime, you can click on any of the images below to view the full gallery.




War for Cybertron: Earthrise Hoist (105 images) - Deluxe Class

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise

Transformers News: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise


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Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2058070)
Posted by Cyberpath on March 27th, 2020 @ 6:14pm CDT
Seibertron wrote:Image


The Hoist mold looks great, but why does he have two different shades of green? Looks patchy.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2058073)
Posted by Cobotron on March 27th, 2020 @ 6:19pm CDT
Cyberpath wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Image


The Hoist mold looks great, but why does he have two different shades of green? Looks patchy.


The entire front and roof/windshield section are painted translucent plastic. The side panels are molded in green.

It's not quite as bad in hand, but photographed...
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2058074)
Posted by Jeddostotle7 on March 27th, 2020 @ 6:24pm CDT
Cobotron wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Image


The Hoist mold looks great, but why does he have two different shades of green? Looks patchy.


The entire front and roof/windshield section are painted translucent plastic. The side panels are molded in green.

It's not quite as bad in hand, but photographed...

Have to agree, it's entirely the camera that makes it look worse. Looking at him in my room the difference is barely noticeable, but if I whip a camera out and take a picture in the same lightning, the contrast is significant.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2058075)
Posted by Cyberpath on March 27th, 2020 @ 6:28pm CDT
Cobotron wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Image


The Hoist mold looks great, but why does he have two different shades of green? Looks patchy.


The entire front and roof/windshield section are painted translucent plastic. The side panels are molded in green.

It's not quite as bad in hand, but photographed...


I see, thanks!
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2058089)
Posted by aronjlove on March 27th, 2020 @ 8:23pm CDT
Jeddostotle7 wrote:
Cobotron wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Image


The Hoist mold looks great, but why does he have two different shades of green? Looks patchy.


The entire front and roof/windshield section are painted translucent plastic. The side panels are molded in green.

It's not quite as bad in hand, but photographed...

Have to agree, it's entirely the camera that makes it look worse. Looking at him in my room the difference is barely noticeable, but if I whip a camera out and take a picture in the same lightning, the contrast is significant.
Just did the same thing and I'm like damn what's going on lol
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2059372)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on April 6th, 2020 @ 12:25am CDT
I was never a fan if Wheeljack, but that's a damn good looking figure. He looks a bit too flat in car mode, but he's a racecar so I guess that's fine. I haven't seen him or Hoist yet in the wild, as soon as I do, they're mine. Are there vehicle mode comparison shots with other Wheeljacks in the gallery?
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2059373)
Posted by Seibertron on April 6th, 2020 @ 12:33am CDT
Rodimus Prime wrote:I was never a fan if Wheeljack, but that's a damn good looking figure. He looks a bit too flat in car mode, but he's a racecar so I guess that's fine. I haven't seen him or Hoist yet in the wild, as soon as I do, they're mine. Are there vehicle mode comparison shots with other Wheeljacks in the gallery?


Yes, with the original Generations Wheeljack: https://www.seibertron.com/transformers ... ck/4378/1/
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2059375)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on April 6th, 2020 @ 12:44am CDT
Thanks. Group shots are my favorite parts of the galleries, I'll be checking out those the most. They help me organize my display shelves.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2059393)
Posted by Seibertron on April 6th, 2020 @ 10:27am CDT
The traitourous and self-serving Decepticon STARSCREAM is the latest gallery for the new Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise product line. Voyager Class Starscream takes many, many cues from his Transformers Classics mold from 2006, this version features a "more-or-less" cartoon accurate color scheme and additional points of articulation (such as ankle-tilts) and proper null-rays. However, it lacks proper landing gear and waist articulation! Regardless, it's still a great looking Starscream, let alone a great looking Transformers toy. The gallery shows comparison shots with the Henkei version of Starscream as well as the SIEGE version.

The Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise products have been popping up at various retail chains like Walmart, Target and Best Buy throughout the past couple of months. Make sure to share your sightings with your fellow Seibertronians in our sightings section and sightings forums.

Special thanks to Entertainment Earth for providing this product to Seibertron.com. You can purchase Transformers products and other popular brands from EntertainmentEarth.com.

We will be posting more Earthrise galleries over the course of the next couple of weeks. Keep checking back for more! In the meantime, you can click on any of the images below to view the full gallery.




War for Cybertron: Earthrise Starscream (162 images) - Voyager Class

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Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2059547)
Posted by G1OptimusPAX on April 6th, 2020 @ 7:59pm CDT
I prefer the starscream from the siege line. More articulate and possible. All of the seekers from that line... perfect
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060769)
Posted by Seibertron on April 15th, 2020 @ 12:59pm CDT
Up next are new galleries of Voyager Class Grapple and Deluxe Class Cliffjumper from this year's Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise series. Both figures might be the best representations of either of these characters from the regular product lines (excluding Masterpiece). Grapple includes several accessories to recreate his look in the G1 cartoon, as does Cliffjumper who includes his giant glass gas blaster in addition to a set of skis to recreate one of his iconic moments. Both galleries include traditional shots as well as comparison shots for your viewing pleasure. Grapple's gallery includes images alongside his Constructicon "friends" and his buddy Hoist. Cliffjumper's gallery includes some comparisons with Titans Return Bumblebee and his Earthrise wave-mates.

The Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise products have been popping up at various retail chains like Walmart, Target and Best Buy throughout the past couple of months as well as online websites such as Amazon.com as well as our sponsors. Make sure to share your sightings with your fellow Seibertronians in our sightings section and sightings forums.

Special thanks to Entertainment Earth for providing this product to Seibertron.com. You can purchase Transformers products and other popular brands from EntertainmentEarth.com.

We will be posting more Earthrise galleries over the course of the next couple of weeks. Keep checking back for more! In the meantime, you can click on any of the images below to view the full gallery.




War for Cybertron: Earthrise Grapple (156 images) - Voyager Class

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War for Cybertron: Earthrise Cliffjumper (141 images) - Deluxe Class

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Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060774)
Posted by Seibertron on April 15th, 2020 @ 1:08pm CDT
In addition to the galleries above, I have updated Hoist's galleries to include images alongside the Constructicons and Devastator.

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Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Hoist (Moist) Gallery

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Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Hoist (Moist) Gallery

Starscream's gallery has been updated to include images alongside his previous "friend" Jetfire.

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Transformers War for Cybertron: Earthrise Starscream Gallery
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060797)
Posted by Rodimus Knight on April 15th, 2020 @ 3:19pm CDT
This grapple seems to be nearly as hard to find as the previous one was.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060826)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on April 15th, 2020 @ 5:15pm CDT
Rodimus Knight wrote:This grapple seems to be nearly as hard to find as the previous one was.
Yeah, I've been able to find only Wheeljack from this wave.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060861)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 15th, 2020 @ 9:45pm CDT
Rodimus Knight wrote:This grapple seems to be nearly as hard to find as the previous one was.
Really? Yesterday, my local Walmart had a whole bunch of them and only two Starscreams.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060900)
Posted by Rodimus Knight on April 16th, 2020 @ 8:32am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Rodimus Knight wrote:This grapple seems to be nearly as hard to find as the previous one was.
Really? Yesterday, my local Walmart had a whole bunch of them and only two Starscreams.



I haven't seen any of the Earthrise voyagers locally. Not that I'm running around looking as often right now, but they were supposed to be out before the lock downs occured I believe.

I did find the first wave of deluxes though and the Astrotrain Earthrise version Leader.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060906)
Posted by sol magnus on April 16th, 2020 @ 10:12am CDT
Grapple's Photo gallery has singlehandedly sold me on never getting the Constructicons. Might have to look for those smaller alternatives.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2060913)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on April 16th, 2020 @ 1:45pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Rodimus Knight wrote:This grapple seems to be nearly as hard to find as the previous one was.
Really? Yesterday, my local Walmart had a whole bunch of them and only two Starscreams.


That could be because they are 3 to a case with 2 Grapples and 1 Screamer.
Re: New Gallery: Deluxe HOIST from Transformers War for Cybertron Earthrise (2061020)
Posted by frogbat on April 17th, 2020 @ 4:11am CDT
As a kid, before transformers was part of my life, my 1st obsession was cranes. And when I saw the original G1 grapple in a shop window - I drove my parents nuts with my nagging and whining for it. He is still one of my favourite toys and characters, have my original and a reissue.

Have the MP which is excellent. One of my favourite mp's

Have the Generations figure which I never really liked - didn't care for the aesthetic (even though more than one reviewer mentioned it was nice g1-esque...) and certain pieces popped off.

Just received earth rise and got him out of the box - think this is what lot os us G1 fans hankered after - re interpretation of the original toy with modern engineering providing great articulation etc. Pity about the too large pegs issue otherwise he'd have been in my top 3 of siege released so far.

Also - bonus - no elastic tags keeping him in his plastic prison.

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