Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Fortnite Legendary Series - VALKYRIE!

Fortnite - Legendary Series (6" Action Figures) - Valkyrie - Jazwares 2019

I'm very excited for this first female character in the 6" Fortnite Legendary Series from Jazwares. We've seen a lot of high-quality product from Jazwares over the years, but this is the first time we've seen a Marvel-Legends-type line from them (if you exclude that Hanna-Barbera Space Ghost from 2012). Fortnite shows a ton of potential and will hopefully earn Jazwares all kinds of new licenses in the coming years. I'm generally just excited to see a new big player in the action figure aisles. I don't know much at all about Fortnite except that I find the toys very exciting and quirky. That's why I'm so intrigued by this Valkyrie figure. She's quite possibly the least quirky character I've seen in the line, but she's absolutely gorgeous. I'll probably end up displaying her with my Magic the Gathering or other sci-fi fantasy figures. The pajama party aesthetic of the property is absent in this one. Also, in researching Valkyrie I kept seeing images of a fire variant. I certainly hope we see that in plastic. Let's check out Valkyrie below!

Valkyrie some with a pair of ice dragon wings, three alternate faces, a slice of cake, a rifle, a hangun, and an axe.

The extra faces fit on snugly with a similar gimmick like you see with high end Figma and SHFiguarts product.

Valkyrie's articulation is very impressive. The packaging boasts 38 points of articulation. She has impressive double-jointed elbows and knees. Her hand articulation allows for a gripping action, and her ball-of-the-foot hinge allows for a lot of great poses. The upper arm cuts have a sculpt that limits rotation unless the arms are straight out. The shin armor also limits her ankle articulation a bit. But overall this is a great engineering accomplishment for the first female buck in the line.

I don't understand the cake accessory, but it's kind of adorable at the same time.

Time for a Comparison Pic!


1 comment:

  1. This is a must have. I've been collecting the McFarlane 7 inch figures. May have to delve into the Jazwares 6 inch figures.