Skylanders Giants Unboxing and Review of Thumpback
What? Thumpback, Water Element Giant
Where Did You Get It? GameStop, locally
How Much Did It Cost? $14.99 plus tax
What is Included? Thumpback, stat card, and sticker sheet with web code for Skylanders Universe
What Was Stock Like? Last one in the store. I've only seen the one I have in my hand locally.
What Lights Up? Both armor plates on the wrist in a nice, deep blue.
Quick Character Info
Slogan: "Hail to the Whale!"
I have to say, once I saw Thumpback in person and then especially after opening him up...I am VERY impressed. Most of the Giants have just come in a standard pose if you will...they don't really have anything "extra" like you see with some of the regular Skylanders. Crusher has his hammer and Thumpback was posed with his "Ultimate Anchor." The anchor and adjoining chain really add something to the table aesthetically. In addition to the fact he is an "accessorized" Giant, Thumpback is also detailed very, very well.
To further accent his looks, the light-up effect was well done on two fronts. First, the blue is very nice. Second, the fact it is spread from end-to-end is much appreciated. Those two together combine to showcase a very nice, bright light.
I have heard nothing but good things regarding Thumpback and I am excited to see how he plays.