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#1891 obidawsn

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 01:09 PM

Next she wants to get Granite Crusher, then Eye Brawl, and whichever giants after that. Only planning on getting all the Giants and a few other characters, maybe some S2 releases of ones we didnt get for Spyros Adventure.


I wouldn't hold my breath for Granite Crusher. I'm not even sure they're still available. I could be wrong, though, but I've never seen one, and I'm thinking I read elsewhere that they weren't available any more. The regular Crusher can be found, though. Swarm and Bouncer can be found for $10 each on Amazon, right now. Since Bouncer is becoming harder to find in the stores (at least in my area) and Swarm is starting to disappear (I think it's because the new ones are coming out, so not as many, if any at all, of those 2 are being shipped out), it might be a good idea to go ahead and pick them up at that price. Glad you picked up Ninjini, as that's the hardest one to find, at the moment. Hot Head, Thumpback and Eye Brawl were hard to find over the last couple of months, but are starting to hang around quite a bit.

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 01:24 PM

In my neck of the woods, all I see is Swarm. I have yet to see a Granite Crusher. I guess I got started to late in the game for it. For those wanting S2 lightcore figurines, Best Buy and Amazon have those for cheap. Cheaper than regular priced core S2 figurines.

#1893 Only One Haze

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 02:05 PM

Pretty sure our Target still had some Granite Crushers. We've been pretty lucky as we have seen just about all of the Giants in our local stores. Will have to check out Amazon for the $10 Swarm and Bouncer though, thanks!

#1894 obidawsn

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 04:44 PM

Pretty sure our Target still had some Granite Crushers. We've been pretty lucky as we have seen just about all of the Giants in our local stores. Will have to check out Amazon for the $10 Swarm and Bouncer though, thanks!


After doing some searching, it seems that they have re-released Granite Crusher. However, word is that they are holding them until 3/17 (along with Jade Flashwing) for their ad which has them on sale for B2G1 Free. So if you see them in the store, they put them out early (they did the same with the Jade Flashwings about a week or so ago, but pulled them). So for a good chance at Granite Crusher, it might be good to check on Sunday.

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 09:54 PM

After doing some searching, it seems that they have re-released Granite Crusher. However, word is that they are holding them until 3/17 (along with Jade Flashwing) for their ad which has them on sale for B2G1 Free. So if you see them in the store, they put them out early (they did the same with the Jade Flashwings about a week or so ago, but pulled them). So for a good chance at Granite Crusher, it might be good to check on Sunday.


Also use the stock locator on target.com for Granite Crusher, becuase he is an exclusive variant he has his open UPC and doesn't share one like all the normal figures.

#1896 obidawsn

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 01:01 PM

Also use the stock locator on target.com for Granite Crusher, becuase he is an exclusive variant he has his open UPC and doesn't share one like all the normal figures.


Everyone nearby says "Out of stock". There were a few about an hour away that says "Limited Stock", but I'm pretty sure that means "Out of Stock" as I've seen that before on items and not be able to find them.

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As for my TRU experience. Since my TRU was supposed to get a truck in, yesterday, I stopped back by to see if I could do an exchange with some new figures that I needed, but was told all they got in were original series 1 figures. I was baffled by that until I saw they were going to be 50% off ($4.99) next week. It's so strange, though, that they have now put up two big displays for Skylanders at the front of the store, but can't even keep enough to fill the pegs in the video game section. The front displays are filled with random stuff like cases and school supplies with a few series 1 and 3-packs that have been warming the pegs for a long time.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 02:03 PM

I found two Darklight Crypt at Target. Picked both up, sold one to a CAG and listed the other on Amazon (which sold in less than an hour). Based on this morning's Amazon price ($45 instead of $70), I'd say these are getting pushed out again so keep your eye out.

#1898 ajh2298

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 04:15 PM

I found two Darklight Crypt at Target. Picked both up, sold one to a CAG and listed the other on Amazon (which sold in less than an hour). Based on this morning's Amazon price ($45 instead of $70), I'd say these are getting pushed out again so keep your eye out.


I need to find one there was a mom-n-pop shop in my area that had a few a couple of weekends ago and I didn't pick one up, now they are all long gone. The Darklight Crypt and the Dragon's Peak Adventure set are the two my son really wants. I did see some Dragon's Peaks at my local Wal-Mart but I missed out on those also because I could decide at the time to get it for him. I did pick-up the Pirate's Sea one just to have it but he already has a series two Terrafin so I might just take it back.
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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:12 PM

Damn I really hope I can find a Darklight Crypt. I actually seen one at a flea market in January for under 40 but I didn't stay playing the game until a week or two later.
Hopefully I get some from target next week, Toys R Us was a bust for me the two times i went this week. Just a bunch of Cynder and Whirlwinds. I don't have Whirlwind but not going to but a second character I all ready have for 50% off.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:27 PM

I'd recommend showing up at Target first thing Tuesday morning. If they don't have it on the shelf, ask.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 05:41 PM

Just got into the game a few weeks back. Picked up Spyro's Adventure starter pack cheap so gave it a try.
Now I am trying to find all the series 1 figures, already got the 3 adventure packs - still need the darklight crypt pack... going to keep an eye out for it since someone saw it at recently. Was able to pick up the 3 pack with Camo & Warnado & Ignitor from Toys r Us online. Really surprised they had it in stock, been seeing Camo & Warnado go for 20+ each on Ebay... got all 3 for 20 plus took advantage of buy 1 get 1 50% off and got another 3 pack for $12 from series 1...

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:03 PM

Also use the stock locator on target.com for Granite Crusher, becuase he is an exclusive variant he has his open UPC and doesn't share one like all the normal figures.


Used the locator and found stores that said in stock. Went to check and one store had the regular Crushers and the other had none. :bomb:



I didn't go back and read all 95 pages to know if this has been mentioned. I just found out that the S2 Light Cores / Giant Figurines/ New Giants Reg Characters don't have POW WOW upgrades and can not change paths in game without reset. So if you want the more powerful / flexible in game stats for the original Skylanders, get the reposed original S2 characters.


Drobot S1 < Drobot S2 Light Core < Drobot S2 Reposed

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#1903 prim4444

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 10:53 PM

TRU is starting to receive wave 5 giants figures. Case assortment breaks down to one of each giant per box.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 12:53 AM

Hey prim any sightings or news of a re-print on the adventure packs or Boomer from the original game? I have been seeing some of the semi-harder too find guys poping up at my local store. (i.e. Voovood & Series One Flameslinger)
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Posted 16 March 2013 - 08:06 PM

Picked up Hot Dog, S2 Cynder (never got the first one), Flashwing, and Chill today at TRU B1G1 50% off. Was excited to get the Hot Dog, the guy still had them in the box behind the counter and told us about it.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:02 PM

Went to Target to pick up Jade Flashwing. Not only were they still in the stockroom, the B2G1 hasnt been activated in the system yet. Gotta love Target for not only keeping up with their ads, but their promotions as well.

I picked up Lightcore Shroom & a V2 Drill Sergent to complete the B2G1. I really wanted LC Jetvac rather than Drill Sergent. Hopefully another store will have Jetvac so I can switch em out and pay the extra $1

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 02:18 PM

Trolled me so hard by putting Boomer on the front page of their ad. Not a Boomer in sight, of course.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 08:02 PM

Went to Target to pick up Jade Flashwing. Not only were they still in the stockroom, the B2G1 hasnt been activated in the system yet. Gotta love Target for not only keeping up with their ads, but their promotions as well.

I picked up Lightcore Shroom & a V2 Drill Sergent to complete the B2G1. I really wanted LC Jetvac rather than Drill Sergent. Hopefully another store will have Jetvac so I can switch em out and pay the extra $1


Same here they had to manually do it for me. Some asshole in front of me bought the only 5 Jade Flashwings they had on opening. He did actually ask if I wanted one which I didn't since I have one and not worth my tmie to mess with ebay. Mine had all the adventure packs but Darklight Crypt. Sucks since less than 2 weeks ago I ordered all three for 75. Never have seen them in stock at my target before. I didn't get anything because they only had two that I needed and one was Eye Brawl and the other was Prism Break.

Went to Toys R Us for the 4.99 Spyro's Adventure Skylanders and the electronics person didn't know crap about the Skylanders sale and still had the promos from last week up. Shelves were bare on opening. I was first one to the Skylanders and got the only Drobot and Ignitor. The rest were just Whirlwind and Legendary Trigger Happy. I got a second Legendary Trigger Happy to go over 20 bucks so I could get the 5 dollar gift card and gave it to a friend. I might check back later this week and see if they stock more. My Toys R Us sucks and they probably have a box of them in the back and too lazy to do anything with it. Oh well at least I got Drobot. I have been wanting him but didn't want to get the s2 lightcore one.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 09:17 PM

Anyone that goes to Target, let me know if you see a restock of Granite Crusher.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 11:37 PM

Hey prim any sightings or news of a re-print on the adventure packs or Boomer from the original game? I have been seeing some of the semi-harder too find guys poping up at my local store. (i.e. Voovood & Series One Flameslinger)


To be honest, I havn't really been keeping tabs on which Spyro Adventure figures come in. Not too many people come into my store looking for any of the older stuff. Adventure packs will trickle in every so often, but not often enough. As far as singles go, since we keep getting the same couple waves, the same figures keep sitting on the pegs keeping any new shipments coming in because of stock levels.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 01:11 AM

I assume you were at Wal-mart. The glow-in-the-dark one was Sonic Boom. There are tons of those lying around and have been for months. The other is Drill Sargeant. I've heard reports that they are just sitting around, too, but I've yet to find one. Not really interested, though, as I picked up a regular one for $6 on Amazon.

About the only ones people are looking for, now, are the new ones (Ninjini, Spyro, Hot Dog, and Wrecking Ball). There are a few variants, such as the Legendary figures at TRU or the Molten Hot Dog from Walmart. Most of those will probably become easy to find (except for possibly the Legendary figures) after a few weeks. Thumpback and Eye Brawl were hot items just a month ago and now they are everywhere.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 02:15 AM

Found three of the four original adventure packs re-stocked at my local Wal-Mart tonight the only one missing was Darklight Crypt again. Does anybody remember how these were shipped out is it like ten to a box with three of the other ones to only one Darklight Crypt?
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#1913 prim4444

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 02:41 AM

Found three of the four original adventure packs re-stocked at my local Wal-Mart tonight the only one missing was Darklight Crypt again. Does anybody remember how these were shipped out is it like ten to a box with three of the other ones to only one Darklight Crypt?


They come six to a case. Most likely two of each of the three you found.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 12:11 PM

Same here they had to manually do it for me. Some asshole in front of me bought the only 5 Jade Flashwings they had on opening. He did actually ask if I wanted one which I didn't since I have one and not worth my tmie to mess with ebay. Mine had all the adventure packs but Darklight Crypt. Sucks since less than 2 weeks ago I ordered all three for 75. Never have seen them in stock at my target before. I didn't get anything because they only had two that I needed and one was Eye Brawl and the other was Prism Break.

Went to Toys R Us for the 4.99 Spyro's Adventure Skylanders and the electronics person didn't know crap about the Skylanders sale and still had the promos from last week up. Shelves were bare on opening. I was first one to the Skylanders and got the only Drobot and Ignitor. The rest were just Whirlwind and Legendary Trigger Happy. I got a second Legendary Trigger Happy to go over 20 bucks so I could get the 5 dollar gift card and gave it to a friend. I might check back later this week and see if they stock more. My Toys R Us sucks and they probably have a box of them in the back and too lazy to do anything with it. Oh well at least I got Drobot. I have been wanting him but didn't want to get the s2 lightcore one.



Strange how different stores have different stuff. For months, our store has had tons of S1 Drobots and Ignitors warming the pegs (along with Whirlwinds). There's been a few Voodoods, Flameslingers, and Double Troubles also just sitting around. I've never seen a Legendary Trigger Happy, despite everyone acting like they are the easiest figure to find. I kind of want to get in on the $4.99 deal, but not really sure what I want to get. I picked up Drobot on Black Friday when Best Buy had them for $2.99 and Drobot was the only one any of our stores had left. I want to get Ignitor, but it also comes in the 3-pack with Camo and Warnado (which we've had several of just sitting around, though they are starting to dwindle), which I keep hoping to pick up with a good sale. I already have Voodood and a S2 Whirlwind. So that leaves Flameslinger and Double Trouble. I thought about getting the gold variant of Flameslinger from Amazon, but maybe it's not worth it. With that said, our store has hardly carried any of the Giants stuff. The pegs for the giants, themselves, are usually empty, and I always see the same stuff. I was told they were getting a truck last Thursday, but when I showed up, they said all they got in were original Skyalnders (which made sense when I found out about the $4.99 sale). I didn't see anything new on the pegs, so I'm not sure if there was anything "new" or not (although I did see an opened case, so they did put some out). I'm not sure what comes in a typical case. The girl who was working, at the time, was the one who told me about the truck. She didn't act like they were getting anything else in before the end of the week, but when I went back in on Saturday, they had several of all the giants except for Ninjini and Bouncer. The same girl was working, but she was busy with another customer, so I'm not sure if they had any more or when they came in. I know prim said that they come in case of 1 each, but does the Legendary Bouncer come in the same case or different? I got that Ninjini would go quickly, but not Bouncer. Although I haven't seen a Bouncer in our area in quite a while.

So the promo works with the $4.99 and the gift card? I know it says offers can't be combined. How much was the Legendary Trigger Happy? I would assume that with them being $4.99, that just getting 4 figures would bring it a few cents short without a great small filler. Maybe if I happen to find a Legendary Bouncer, I can just pick it up along with one of the $4.99 figures and get the $5 gift card. If not, I'm not sure if I want to try for $20 worth or not. Too bad Walmart doesn't carry S1 figures, or I would just see if I could take it in there and exchange it for something else.

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 02:02 PM

My store has a ton of Legendary Trigger Happy's and got restocked last Sunday with Legendary Bouncers when they got the Legendary Lightcore Chill's in. I have not seen a Legendary Stealth Elf there since the first couple of days after he was released. There is a bigger store down the road that I scored the Voodood at that still has some of the Giants Legendary Three Packs for $25.99.
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#1916 sleepydumbdude

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 05:11 PM

Promo does work with the gift card. I ordered the ones mine didn't have online but they don't give the gift card online though which blows and I had to order 79 dollars worth of stuff to get free shipping. I'm just returning the ones I all ready have when I receive them. Legendary Trigger Happy isn't 4.99 online though, for some reason he is 11.99 but in stores he is 4.99. Ordered Sonic Boom, Ignitor, Whirlwind, Drobot, Stump Smash, Cynder, Stealth Elf, Double Trouble, Prism Break, Flameslinger, Voodood.
I seen Legendary Stealth Elf at mine.
Mine also has plenty of the Legendary Giants 3 pack. I got it last week during the buy one get one 50% sale. I also did a store pick up online last week for Legendary Chill and Legendary Bouncer. They were not on the shelf that day when I went but online said they were available and I ordered and picked up within the hour. I think mine is just bad at stocking stuff.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:22 AM

All the Wal-Marts in my area are all out of Molten Hot Dogs. What are the chances of restock? I really want one!!!

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 03:54 PM

Same here they had to manually do it for me. Some asshole in front of me bought the only 5 Jade Flashwings they had on opening. He did actually ask if I wanted one which I didn't since I have one and not worth my tmie to mess with ebay. Mine had all the adventure packs but Darklight Crypt. Sucks since less than 2 weeks ago I ordered all three for 75. Never have seen them in stock at my target before. I didn't get anything because they only had two that I needed and one was Eye Brawl and the other was Prism Break.


He may not have been buying them to resell, especially since he offered to share. Ebay of Jade Flashwing was crap before they hit shelves since so many got out early and it is even worse now that it is out. Down the road a few months, maybe ... but you would have to be really patient and probably won't make all that much.

What is more likely is he was buying them for himself and friends. "Limited" editions make people go full on hoarder mode, they buy one to use, one to keep packaged, and one for everyone they know that has even muttered "Sky" and "Land" in close proximity. This figure isn't going to be even remotely uncommon - Flashwing isn't that popular, and making her green doesn't improve it. In a couple month Target will run out, but they will be amply stocked for a while.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 03:24 PM

He may not have been buying them to resell, especially since he offered to share. Ebay of Jade Flashwing was crap before they hit shelves since so many got out early and it is even worse now that it is out. Down the road a few months, maybe ... but you would have to be really patient and probably won't make all that much.

What is more likely is he was buying them for himself and friends. "Limited" editions make people go full on hoarder mode, they buy one to use, one to keep packaged, and one for everyone they know that has even muttered "Sky" and "Land" in close proximity. This figure isn't going to be even remotely uncommon - Flashwing isn't that popular, and making her green doesn't improve it. In a couple month Target will run out, but they will be amply stocked for a while.


Someone would buy 5 for friends...? I highly doubt that since people know about the Skylanders craze too well. I bet the only reason why the a-hole offered to give one up to the guy is because he was caught hoarding.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 03:28 PM

LOL "caught" hoarding. If you've got a basket full of skylanders...it ain't hard for someone to notice it, especially if you're waiting in a line to check out. And honestly, if the guy was truly a hoarder, he wouldn't have given 2 shits about whether anyone else wanted one. I know whenever i've bought multiples of something and hear "aw man, was hoping to get one of those" i'm more than happy to give it to them because honestly, I'm not a hoarder. I may flip now and again but im not an a-hole about it.

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