Closer Looks At Transformers War of Cybertron: Siege Wave 5 & Entertainment Earth Exclusives

by Gary Catig

At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Hasbro had many upcoming product reveals regarding the Transformers brand. Now official images of the announced figures are making their way out and we can take a closer look.

Four new figures were shown from Wave 5 of the War of Cybertron: Siege line, which will all be released on December 1, 2019. There will be a Deluxe Class Crosshairs and Spinister that will retail for $19.99 each.

With a little higher price tag of $29.99, will be Voyager Class Apeface Triple Changer which can transform between robot, ape and Cybertronian aircraft mode. The Voyage figures possess multiple C.O.M.B.A.T. System weapon ports that allow custom weapon configurations in bot and vehicle mode. Weapon accessories can be mixed and matched with other figures within the line.

The most expensive of the new toys in the wave is Leader Class Astrotrain Triple Changer that will retail for $49.99. It can convert between robot, train and shuttle mode and comes with two JF-50 IONIC DISPLACER BLASTERS, the JF-30 ASTRO BLASTER, the W-15 DESTABILIZER CANNON and the W-40 TURBO-CORE DERAILER accessories. All five included accessories combine to form the OMNI-FORCE ORBITAL CANNON accessory. Astrotrain also possesses the C.O.M.B.A.T. system.

Two Transformers: Generation Selects figures were shown that will be Entertainment Earth exclusives. The first is Autobot Lancer which will cost $19.99. It is the final figure to be released that can helps make the Orthia combiner and it comes with an F-10 GRAVITUS BLASTER weapon accessory and a C-50 SONIC ELECTRO-ARMOR accessory.

The second exclusive is the Galactic Man Shockwave, which will retail for $49.99. The Galactic Man Shockwave figure comes with 2 RS DUO-PULSE RADIOGRAPH and 2 RS GAMMA-DISRUPTOR LAUNCHER weapon accessories. These Generation Select figures are from a fan-dedicated line featuring special edition characters that can’t be found in the main line.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.

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