Collection: The Legacy Collection
Number: BD 14
Source: Clone Wars (Volume 1: Chapter 5)
Availability: August 2008
The Mon Calamari are under attack by the Quarren, who have joined the Separatist side in the Clone Wars. Aided by Republic forces, Mon Calamari warriors mounted on trained keelkana fight the attacking Quarrens in a roiling undersea battle.
Ah, the Battle of Mon Calamari as seen in Tartakovsky's Clone Wars micro-series. It was simply one of the most exciting battles in the entire Star Wars saga! And ever since we saw Admiral Ackbar in Episode VI, we wanted to know more about his species and homeworld....and we did. As one of the pivotal scenes of the original Clone Wars micro-series, it quickly became one of the most favorite for Star Wars enthusiasts, even those who are not really into the Expanded Universe, because it introduced to the Mon Calamari and Quarren species in a new way as well as the awesome keelkana from the underwater battle. This sequence is full of new, but very recognizable Star Wars characters which harken back to the Original Trilogy films (just like Admiral Ackbar). The Mon Calamari are certainly a peaceful species, but they can battle with the best of them in an act of defense whenever necessary to protect their people. The underwater war included Battle Droids, Quarren Soldiers, Clone SCUBA Troopers and the fearless Kit Fisto sans shirt as the Jedi Knight leader of the battle. All of these characters together fought in an exciting display of epic proportions to prevent Separatist overtake of their Republic planet. The rather brief three minutes of this classic animated short contains more engaging action than even the latest The Clone Wars television series. The story was quick, the action was intense, and the mixture of characters created a divine recipe of Star Wars sweetness that has been hard to match this flawless vision.
The Mon Calamari Warrior action figure was also designed in a similar way to its appearance in the Clone Wars chapter: flawlessly and phenomenally stupendous! To say that he is an excellently sculpted action figure is an understatement. He is easily one of the best action figures we have received in The Legacy Collection. And Clone Wars enthusiasts have been thrilled to complete the scene from the animated short by including him in their displays. Mon Calamari Warrior sports only 12 points of articulation but we can definitively say that this is all he needs. His hands are probably the best design on his body. They are realistic and can hold his accessories incredibly well. He comes with three beautifully sculpted and painted accessories including a shield, blaster rifle staff and horn. All three are highly detailed and have been finished with a pearly blue layer of paint that captures light and glistens. The accessories match some of the shoulder armor detail on his outfit. On top of all of these ornamentations, he has a nicely woven soft-goods skirt with a unique tear drop pattern silk-screened onto it. These beautiful touches along with the bland colors of his uniform work strongly together to create a truly amazing and special Expanded Universe character that all drive home the point that he will do whatever it takes to fend of threat. His face is painted beautifully and his brick red skin tone is just beautiful in every way. In short, this figure will really impress you! It's a beautiful work of art, just like how the Clone Wars micro-series is.
Status: Mon Calamari Warrior is an all-new figure.
Articulation Count: 18 points (12 areas of articulation)
Articulation Details: ball-socket head (1), ball-jointed left shoulder (2), ball-jointed right shoulder (2), ball-jointed left elbow (2), ball-jointed right elbow (2), swivel left wrist (1), swivel right wrist (1), swivel waist (1), swivel left hip (1), swivel right hip (1), ball-jointed left ankle (2), ball-jointed right ankle (2)
Accessory Count: 3
Accessory Details: underwater blaster rifle, shield, battle horn
Original Droid Factory/Build A Droid Part: R7-T1 body
Date Stamp: 2008
Assortment Number: 87614/87535
Retail: $7.99 USD
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