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This Commando Droid was released in an exclusive Target battle pack in The Clone Wars Collection in October 2010. Besides this figure - the battle pack included Robonino - Shahan Alama and another - different looking Commando Droid. Besides the figures - the set included a bonus DVD with a short Bounty Hunter feature - plus one die - battle cards and stands for each figure. This specific Commando Droid appeared in the Clone Wars episode "Hostage Crisis" - from the first season.
Just like the other Commando Droid in this set - the figure's sculpt is based on the in 2009 released Commando Droids (single carded Commando Droid | Rishi Moon Outpost Battlepack Droid). This time however - the paint application is based on the droid's appearance in the "Hostage Crisis" episode - where the base body color was blue - not gray. This figure has a different paint pattern than the other Commando Droid in the battlepack.
The droid has 13 joints - including a ball-jointed head - and a separately articulated neck joint which can be moved back and forth. The only parts on the droid without articulation are the wrists. Hasbro included a droid blaster with the figure - which fits nicely into both of the droid's hands. It can also be plugged into the droid's back - so he can carry it around. It's a good fit - and the blaster stays firmly attached. Thanks to ball-jointed legs - knees and ankles - you can adjust the Commando Droid's stance easily so that he can stand on his own without the need for a stand.
The paint application on the Commando Droid is well done and mimics the paint patterns from the character in the TV show very well. The sculpt is superb - and even though the figure is more on the skinny/petite side - the figure doesn't have any balancing issues - which is great. All in all - it's great that Hasbro took the opportunity and added a different looking Commando Droid in the set and mixed up the paint app - instead of giving collectors two of the same looking droids. It's a well done figure - and a great addition to any Droid Army display.
Bounty Hunters and droids take senators hostage on Coruscant. Robonino - Shahan Alama - assassin droids and commando droids help Cad Bane force the released of Ziro The Hutt. The villainous posse infiltrates the Republic Senate - captures a small group of senators - and frees the imprisoned crime lord. Cunning and ruthless - the criminal gang gets the best of clone troopers - Senate commmando guards and even Anakin Skywalker before fleeing the planet.