Rogue One Two Pack Action Figures
Item No.: Asst. B7073 No. B9854
Includes: 2 figures, 2 lightsabers, rocket launcher, hood, 2 rockets, mini probe droid, mask
Action Feature: n/a
Availability: October 2016
Appearances: Star Wars Rebels
Bio: Driven by revenge against the Sith and consumed by a personal obsession to turn Ezra Bridger to the dark side, Darth Maul faces off against the Seventh Sister Inquisitor, a cunning mastermind who uses a group of mimic droids to track down the Rebels and capture the Jedi. (Taken from the figure's packaging.)
Image: Adam's photo lab.
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This figure has no foot peg holes. She has very thin and spindly legs. Her hips - at least on mine - seem fused, with a skirt piece that restricts movement were one wanting to apply head in a way that might remedy this. Her lightsaber is too short to use as a cane to prop her up. Her hands aren't even very good about gripping the lightsaber - it's unusually thick and her hands are unusually small. The Seventh Sister's arms are also quite spindly, so with time they're going to sag under the weight of anything she may be holding. There's really no sugarcoating it - this is a poorly engineered figure. A display stand (especially with the hole on her back) could be useful in keeping her upright, and at least mine isn't capable of sitting. So what good is it?
She's painted well, with glossy armor and matte grey soft bits, with enough flourishes and line art to bring out some of the cooler bits of the costume. I love the hat and mask, and as a figure you leave in the packaging she's really great. As a toy? I don't think I'm being hyperbolic when I say she's the worst since Disney took over... if not longer. Hasbro's factory did a good job of making this figure look good, but I think we'd have been better off with a non-articulated figure or something that was super-articulated. Five joints don't do her any favors, nor does her center of gravity. I assume Rebels fans will want her due to being one of very few collectibles of this character, or because she comes with an acceptable Maul. If Hasbro ever sold her by her lonesome, I'd advise skipping it unless I just got saddled with a bum one.
Collector's Notes: I got mine from Entertainment Earth.
Day 2,315: November 29, 2016