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Swindle


Decepticon

Function: Munitions Expert
Sub-Group: Combaticons




 

Modes

Can also form the arm or leg of Bruticus (1986).

 

Parts

Gun
Vehicle Gun

 

Tech Spec

"Make deals, not war."

Easy-going and good natured, but within him beats the fuel pump of the most greed-driven street hustler. Thrives on wheeling and dealing, works for his own personal material advancement. A one-robot "black market". Uses a scatter blaster that sprays explosive pellets, gyro gun that disrupts Transformers' balance center. Combines with fellow Combaticons to form "Bruticus". Prone to overturning on sharp turns.

Strength
Intelligence
Speed
Endurance
Rank
Courage
Firepower
Skill
5
9
5
6
6
5
7
10

 

Variations

Swindle was available with a metal chest or plastic chest.

European Reissue:
The later European reissue did not have a rub
symbol indent and had a plastic chest.

 

Notes

Availability: This figure was available in 1986-1987. This figure was also available as part of the Bruticus (1986) giftset in Japan and Italy in 1986-1987.
Additional Versions of Swindle:
BBTS Shared Exclusive
Generation 2
Swindle
(2012)
Recolors: This mold was recolored into Leland (1992, Japan), Generation 2 Swindle (1994), Robots In Disguise Rollbar (2001), Wal*Mart Exclusive Rollbar (2003), and Transformers: Universe Rollbar (2004).
Remolds: This figure was never remolded.
Name Reuses: The name Swindle was reassigned to Armada Swindle (2002), Transformers: Universe Swindle (2005), Cybertron Swindle (2006), Movie Swindle (2007), Animated Swindle (2009), Fall of Cybertron Swindle (2012-2013), and Kre-O Swindle (2013).