This R5-D8 action figure was released in
2012 in the Movie Heroes toy line.
It was exclusively available at Toys'R'Us.
Hasbro gave the figure five joints and included
Here is what we noticed when we took a closer look at the Droid:
- R5-D8 was released in August 2012 as part of a 5 pack titled "Yavin Pilot Pack"
- The other figures in this set were Jek Porkins, Tiree, Davish Krail and Mauler Mithel (Tie Fighter Pilot)
- R5-D8 is Jek Porkin's astromech droid and can be spotted during the Battle Of Yavin in Star Wars
- The droid's dome is removable, which then reveals some silver painted circuitry
- All three legs have little wheels in them
- The middle leg can be removed
- The dome can be rotated, but there is no clicking sound, and no hidden gadgets built-in
- The antenna on top of the dome is not removable
The articulation details are as follows: swivel dome, 2 swivel legs, 2 swivel ankles
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Re-enact the ultimate Star Wars dogfight between Imperial and Rebel forces with this awesome YAVIN Pilot Pack! These Rebel pilot figures are ready to take to space with their Droids for an assault on the Death Star.
The pack also includes R5-D8, your JEK PORKINS figure's Droid!