Toy News: Official photos of Unite Warriors Baldigus (aka Ruination)
As promised several days ago, Takara Tomy has released official photos of their upcoming "Unite Warriors" Baldigus on Takara Tomy Mall! The set features the Combaticon sculpts released for "Unite Warriors" including the Japanese exclusive Blast-Off sculpt. The colors are based on the "Car Robots" character. This is not just a reissue of the Bruticus set however. Key differences include:
- Dolrailer (based on Onslaught) comes with extra weapons from Scattershot.
- The four other team members feature "Unite Warriors" Constructicon weapons in addition to their original weapons.
- The weapons can all be combined like the weapons from the original Baldigus.
- The hand and foot pieces are not the usual hand/foot/weapon pieces but instead they are the Computron pieces used in the Hasbro set.
Baldigus is due for a March 2017 release. His suggsted retail is 16,200 Yen (approximately $155 USD). Be warned: he is a Takara Tomy Mall exclusive so his release will not be as wide as other "Unite Warriors" sets.
Not content to just give us pretty pictures, Takara Tomy Mall has also provided brief bios on each character. Check out the Google translated character profiles below (with some minor edits, be warned not all sentences exactly make sense):
This giant robot is formed from the combination of five Combatrons. As indicated by the name of combat specialists, it is possible that correspond to every tactical situation, flight mission that corresponds to the dogfight, selectively using the coalescence formation of two types of land mission that specializes in land battle. 2-chome of combined arms to concentrate the firepower of Combatron everyone has hidden the destructive power that can be burned to the ground by one of the city in an instant. Favorite food is coffee milk, is also his most enhance energy source motivation to combat.
Steel Shogun Dolrailer
The leader of the Combatrons. Transforms into combat trailer. In the deposition calm, cruel, evil generals, but obedience to the chain of command is enough to be a model for others as a soldier. Among the Combatrons he has the strongest firepower, its destructive power makes it possible possible for him to burn in an instant a radius of 1Km.
Most if not a bath in the gas is sorry personality, suggests how the fellow Combatron we are also in contact with care.
Satellite staff Shuttler
Transforms to combat shuttle. Equipped with high-power rocket engine, with ability to break th rough the atmosphere. Body has excellent heat resistance, able to repel the attack of all laser weapons, specializes in high-altitude sniper attacks from the satellite orbit. I love the bath of lukewarm, long bath faction.
Aviation staff Hepter
Transforms into a combat helicopter. Silent flight and stealth capability, this assassin is capable of approaching and attacking without being noticed by the enemy. Main rotor, as a sharp sword that it is possible to chop up all the metal, also be an effective weapon in close combat at the time of Baldigus coalescence. I prefer a good open-air bath of view.
Ground staff Greenjeeper
Transforms into combat buggy. Good at Polar warfare, like the battle of the rainy day. In consumer of fighting surgery, but a master of Crystallocution that specializes in close combat, but it's certainly also the arm of the shooting. I traveled the universe, wants extreme martial arts of every star. Kakeru the battlefield looking forward to the sauna after the battle.
Armor staff Dangar
Transforms to combat tank. Good at fighting in the desert, beams a trap like the ant lion lurking in the ground in the battlefield of the desert, it refers to reliably kept the enemy in Dangakanon. Crawler of Saber Chita Niu-time, the off-road any bad road, to destroy all to rush to the enemy. Desert love is Takaji, who loves the sand bath.