The Force Awakens The Black Series 6-Inch Figure
Item No.: No. E5154
Includes: Rifle, backpack connects to helmet, display stand
Action Feature: n/a
Availability: March 2019
Appearances: Battlefront II (2017 Game)
Bio: An elite squadron within the Imperial ranks, jumptroopers (also known as rocket troopers) were outfitted with jetpacks and utilized in tight spaces. They were trained to act in unison, often swarming and overwhelming their targets. (Taken from the figure's packaging.)
Image: Adam's photo lab.
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I generally like that Hasbro is doing some neat trooper exclusives, and the design here does look cool. I also wouldn't have minded if they kept the old Jumptrooper design from The Force Unleashed games, as that was also a good one. Hasbro did an admirable job translating the game art to a figure, but I assume for many collectors this is a figure for its own sake. Maybe gamers are excited about it, but demand for the Inferno Squad Agent doesn't seem to be particularly high, but the Battlefront Shock Trooper seems to be very much desired. (I blame it going to Walmart.)
Collector's Notes: I got mine from Entertainment Earth.
Day 2,580: April 25, 2019