Blog #1388: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Power of the Primes Deluxe Dreadwind

Transformers: Generations: Power of the Primes Deluxe Dreadwind

Click here to read about how Hasbro ruined the Power of the Primes line before it even started.

Dreadwind

Previous Mold Reviews: Generations Skydive, Generations G2 Skydive, Unite Warriors Ghost Starscream, Botcon Windsweeper, Generations Fellbat, Botcon General Cicadacon

Dreadwind is a significant remold of the Skydive mold. In robot mode his chest, combiner connector, and shoulders have been remolded. His legs have also had remolding so that his wings fold down to his legs instead of folding back on his back. He also has a new head sculpt. In jet mode you can see there is a new piece that sits between the fuselage and the wings. This is what allows the wings to fold down to his legs, and I assume will be used when combining into Dreadwing. This additional part between the wings and fuselage also makes him wider wingtip to wingtip than Skydive. His paint job is perfect. As with other POTP deluxes he can wear his fist accessory on his chest and can carry a Prime Master.

Read my review of Dreadwing, the combined form of Dreadwind and Blackwing here.

Overall: Dreadwind looks amazing and is an absolute must. It remains to be seen if he is part of any specific combiner. We are getting a Voyager Starscream and Blackwing, but whether or not there are two additional limbs for that set is anybody’s guess. Personally, I am hoping we finally get the Combiner Wars Starscream head in the USA as Skywarp and Thundercracker to complete an all jet Decepticon combiner. That makes the most sense.

Thanks for reading!

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About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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