Vehicle Mode: Authentics Shockwave transforms into a jet. He is better than any version of Cyberverse Shockwave with it’s awful walking-tank-thing mode. Doesn’t mean he’s great, but it’s a really low bar. The first photo above shows him as he appears both in his instructions and on the package. The second photo shows how I suspect he is supposed to transform. The second photo looks better with the purple panels covering his upper legs. I don’t know for sure that the photo and instructions are a mistake, but it certainly looks that way. If you want to assume the packaging is wrong and transform him that way, he only has a peg on one side of his waist to connect his hose, but you could have it go under his fuselage rather than over.
Robot Mode: Shockwave looks pretty great in robot mode, and an awful lot like Cyberverse Shockwave. His paint apps are pretty great for an Authentics toy.
Overall: Shockwave is one of the better Authentics toys. I recommend him, if you can find him. I’ve given up on finding Authentics in stores. I wouldd waste more on gas looking than the higher eBay prices.
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