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Battle Beasts

Battle Beasts originated from a world called Cybertron. Battle Beasts were halr-robot, half-beast and every one had the power of one of three elements - Wood, Water and Fire. Originally a spinoff of the Transformers Battle Beasts were created by Takara in Japan in the mid-80s. However, in 1987 they were introduced to America by Hasbro where four different series were produced. Each Battle Beast had a heat sensitive patch on the front of their chest that when rubbed would reveal their element power and a separate weapon. There were also different vehicles and transforming bases that could be used in game play.

The names of the Battle Beasts always included their animal type and their main character trait. For example, Battle Beasts in the first series included Pirate Lion, Killer Carp, Gruesome Gator and Gargantuan Gorilla. Altogether there were 76 different characters, each with their own weapon in the Battle Beasts collection.


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Do You Remember Battle Beasts?

Do You Remember Battle Beasts?

  • thunercats_hooo
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    cool, i remember only having 1, that purple elephant thing, but i used to love it!
  • Anonymous user
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    These toys were great! Not for the fighting though, I used to make them play football with Subbuteo goals. The deer was the best because he was the only one who could Cruyff turn!
  • Anonymous user
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    I plagued my mother to buy me some of these when we were on holiday in Blackpool because the adverts made them look great, she eventually gave in and got me a box of 12. After 45 minutes I realised they were not as much fun as they looked on the TV. You live and learn.
  • Anonymous user
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    For something I was about the right age to own, I only ever saw these in the ads & on toyshop shelves. They were often packaged in pairs if I remember. The Fire-Water-Wood idea was a neat variation on scissors-paper-stone.
  • Anonymous user
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    heheh, I never knew what they were called, i grew up on theses little guys though. When i was a little kid my family would go to the flea market and every time i'd come home with at least one or two more of 'em. They were by far my favorite action figures as a kid. i remember occasionally the arms would brake and my mom would take a sewing pin and stick it through the arm and voila good as new. Here i am a college freshmen and on a lark searched for "armored animals" and thus here i am.
  • Anonymous user
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    Yeh i remember these quite well, later i think the sticker was replaced with a magnifying glass thing looked like a bubble in the chest plate when held up against a light and looked through u can see the element or those might of been clever rip offs
  • Anonymous user
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    These were among my favorite toys when I was a kid even though the stickers did fall off I always liked the fighting for the elements idea.....wish I still had them!!!
  • Anonymous user
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    As I recall, the little stickers used to fall off pretty quickly, which was annoying. And the weapons got lost for fun. These days, I bet they're worth a fortune if and only if you have the sticker and weapon...
  • Anonymous user
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    Boy, do i miss these. When I was a kid, my friend and I would have battles with them all the time. I used to only collect the cute ones like the pandas and tigers. I really wish they would bring these back in the same exact form.