Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

Transformers News: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

Friday, December 7th, 2018 6:29pm CST

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It was asked where the Botbots would be found when they got to retail and it turns out that they are neither in the boy or girl aisle. As it turns out, they were found at a US Walmart in the stocking stuffer bins. In Canada, some have been found at the checkout line.

Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags. There is a way to figure out which character is in the bling bag since there is an number scratched into the bottom right of the back of the card. You can see numbers 16 and 9 below which correspond to Slobber Rock and S.A. Cheez, as you can tell from the list below, courtesy of tformers.com.

1 - Stinkasaurus Rex
2 - Scrub-A-Dub
3 - Nobeeoh
4 - Cocoa Crazy
5 - Sippy Slurps
6 - Remorsel
7 - Skillz Punk
8 - Fomo
9 - S.A. Cheez
10 - S'up Dawg
11 - Twerple Bubble
12 - Spud Muffin
13 - Rootwing
14 - Venus Frogtrap
15 - Fun Gus
16 - Slobber Rock
17 - Frostferatu
18 - Dimlit
19 - Professor Wellread
20 - Snippy Snappy
21 - Totes Magotes
22 - Cranks
23 - Batsby
24 - Kidd Klobber

Transformers News: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

Transformers News: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

Transformers News: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

Transformers News: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes

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Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997539)
Posted by Emerje on December 7th, 2018 @ 7:03pm CST
william-james88 wrote:Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags.

Do we know which characters these are yet?

Emerje
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997549)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on December 7th, 2018 @ 8:20pm CST
Emerje wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags.

Do we know which characters these are yet?

Emerje


A better question would be who can keep track of all this 8-}
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997551)
Posted by Emerje on December 7th, 2018 @ 8:23pm CST
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Emerje wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags.

Do we know which characters these are yet?

Emerje


A better question would be who can keep track of all this 8-}

You of all people should know the power of a good spreadsheet. ;)^

Emerje
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997553)
Posted by william-james88 on December 7th, 2018 @ 8:30pm CST
Emerje wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Emerje wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags.

Do we know which characters these are yet?

Emerje


A better question would be who can keep track of all this 8-}

You of all people should know the power of a good spreadsheet. ;)^

Emerje

No need, Philip164 already has us covered:

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Green = 1 Figure, Yellow = 2 Figures, Red = 3 Figures, and Purple = 4 Figures

So the ones you can only find in blind bags are:

Cupcake
Book
Pencil sharpner
Bag
Soda Cup
Bush
Mushroom
Rock
Hot Coco
Chocolate Bar
Photo camera
Video Camera
Soap Bar
Deodorant
Decorative Plant Dinosaur
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997569)
Posted by Zeedust on December 7th, 2018 @ 10:36pm CST
So 15 out of the 24 guys in the blind bags are found only in the blind bags? Just a shade under two-thirds, seems fair I gues.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997573)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on December 7th, 2018 @ 10:59pm CST
Emerje wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Emerje wrote:
william-james88 wrote:Only the single "blind bags" have been found at brick and mortar retail so far and it turns out that those include the rarest figures, since some characters are only found through blind bags.

Do we know which characters these are yet?

Emerje


A better question would be who can keep track of all this 8-}

You of all people should know the power of a good spreadsheet. ;)^

Emerje


Even I have my limits, that's like 90 randomly distributed! 8-}
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997574)
Posted by william-james88 on December 7th, 2018 @ 11:05pm CST
Zeedust wrote:So 15 out of the 24 guys in the blind bags are found only in the blind bags? Just a shade under two-thirds, seems fair I gues.

Yeah, I think its fair too. Would kind of be a dick move if all the blind bag ones could be found in the other standard packs. And in any case, we can know which ones are in the blind bags too.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997614)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on December 8th, 2018 @ 8:50am CST
Am I correct in the assumption that there's only ONE figure per blind bag? That... is going to end up being rather expensive...
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997629)
Posted by Glarryg on December 8th, 2018 @ 12:11pm CST
On the one hand, yes, it's about 50 cents to a dollar more than what you get per figure for the multi-packs. On the other hand, I can say from experience that a lot of these blind bag sets end up in places like dollar stores and Five Below, so you can wait and take a chance that you'll find some of them there.

Glarryg
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1997647)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on December 8th, 2018 @ 2:26pm CST
Both Walmarts in our area claimed to have these in stock, but after much searching, no luck.

Am I right in thinking there's been no official characterizations provided for the individual Botbots? Because Seibertron's photo-galleries are making my typing fingers itchy.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1998826)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on December 14th, 2018 @ 1:15pm CST
I managed to snag the ones I wanted from the blind bags at Walmart. Now I just have to wait for Santa to put them in mine and my youngest's stockings.

Before I did, I got lucky and noticed that due to Amazon shipping the three 5-packs I ordered in a bubble mailer, 2 of the 3 red bubbles for the blind figure on the 5-packs had some small cracks in them. I'm not mad, in fact this was helpful as I was able to flex the plastic on the bubble and see who was inside. That crossed 2 off my Walmart list.

I did notice that Entertainment Earth has an assortment of 5 and 8 packs as well as 6 packs and cases of the blind bags. The blind bags come 24 to a case, so I think there is a good chance of getting one of each. The ones I found at Walmart looked to be a single set of 1-24, So I'm guessing they are packaging them that way.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1998832)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on December 14th, 2018 @ 1:42pm CST
We've purchased 15 BotBots from two different Walmarts, and so far every one of the identifying numbers has been correct.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999422)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 17th, 2018 @ 6:59pm CST
So I picked up 3 of these Botbots yesterday, and they are so cute! This was what the Tiny Turbo Changers were leading to, and I love it.

If anyone has dupes of the Penguin or Unicorn, those are the 2 I really want! Can't wait to start seeing the 5 and 8 packs!

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Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999446)
Posted by william-james88 on December 17th, 2018 @ 10:23pm CST
Many were hoping that the Botbots would be found in stores soon especially since it is easier not to score so many doubles when you can actually see what is inside the multipack.

Well every single release has now hit Canada at Toysrus stores. The 5 packs are $12.99 and the 8 packs are $19.99 CAD. There is currently a Buy One Get One 50% off which includes all Transformers at Toysrus (you may need to remind the cashier since them arriving after the begining of the sale may require some workaround) making these even cheaper. As you will see in the images below, a lot of figures repeat eachother in the packs so there is a guide available showing which packs to by to get the entire set withthe least doubles possible. You can find that guide here.

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This is great news to many who were hoping to use these as stocking stuffers this Christmas. If you want to see these toys in detail before you buy them, we have a gallery for every single character here.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999480)
Posted by Emerje on December 18th, 2018 @ 7:26am CST
Seeing BotBots sold next to Titans Return Legends just makes me think that I would have been all over Titan Masters sold in multi-packs like this.

Emerje
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999508)
Posted by ZeroWolf on December 18th, 2018 @ 9:31am CST
Emerje wrote:Seeing BotBots sold next to Titans Return Legends just makes me think that I would have been all over Titan Masters sold in multi-packs like this.

Emerje


It would have been in a brilliant idea, and the same if they ever revisit Minicons ala the Unicron Trilogy
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999583)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 18th, 2018 @ 7:02pm CST
Guardian of the Botbots!
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Love these little dudes. Still really want the Sugar Shocks!
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999709)
Posted by steals_your_goats on December 19th, 2018 @ 9:27am CST
Thanks to the numbers on the backs I got all the botbots that I wanted out of the blind packs. These little guys are so much fun! Slobber-rock is my boy, he's a rock tortoise what's not to love? I can't wait to find the multi packs so I can get the unicorn, doughnut and penguin.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999715)
Posted by william-james88 on December 19th, 2018 @ 9:35am CST
steals_your_goats wrote:Thanks to the numbers on the backs I got all the botbots that I wanted out of the blind packs. These little guys are so much fun! Slobber-rock is my boy, he's a rock tortoise what's not to love? I can't wait to find the multi packs so I can get the unicorn, doughnut and penguin.

We have the same taste, those are the oens I wanted most too, along with Sudsbeard. My advice is to get the multipack with sudsbeard since he is unique and thus it would be the best way to avoid duplicates later.
Re: Transformers BotBots Blind Bags Found at US Walmart + List of ID Codes (1999726)
Posted by joevill on December 19th, 2018 @ 9:46am CST
I couldn't find these at my local walmart. :(

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