(Shadows Of The Empire, Shadows Of The Empire, 1996)
This version of Prince Xizor was released together with Darth Vader in a Shadows Of The Empire Comic 2-pack. The figure uses the same mold that was used on the individually carded Xizor, except this time Kenner gave him a new right arm, which has a bent elbow. Besides the right arm, the weapon is different as well, it's now a battle staff instead of Energy Shields. The figure has 6 joints, but you can't use the waist joint and turn it unless you remove the hard-plastic cloak. The paint application is nicely done in the facial area and on the cloak, and Xizor's battle staff fits quite well in both hands. Prince Xizor has some balancing issues, but Kenner included holes in his feet so he can be placed on a stand. All things considered, it was a cool figure for it's time back in 1996, but Hasbro released a new version of Prince Xizor in 2009, which is more detailed and features more joints.
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