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Thread: FIRST SIGHTINGS ARCHIVE of new Transformers in Australia

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    Another surge of new sightings from the last few days...

    Cyberverse Spark Armor Battle Class wave 1 - Prowl, Skybyte, Starscream, Jetfire - sighted first at Myer and Toyworld in Victoria.
    Cyberverse Spark Armor Elite Class wave 1 - Optimus, Bumblebee, Megatron - sighted first at Myer in Victoria
    Cyberverse Spark Armor Elite Class wave 2 - Grimlock - sighted first at Toyworld in Victoria (world first)
    Botbots Arcade 16-pack - sighted first at Toyworld in Victoria for $55
    Golden Lagoon Convoy/Optimus - sighted first at Mr Toys Toyworld in QLD for $199
    Cyberverse Ultimate wave 3 - Grimlock - sighted first at Target in QLD

    Also noting that Movie Masterpiece Megatron (EB Games & Zing exclusive) was released on August 14th, but all were pre-orders and only one unit (in Sydney) was left uncollected.

    Quote Originally Posted by vorox4251 View Post
    Spark armour line at myer highpoint. Both sizes
    Quote Originally Posted by High_Q View Post
    In the CBD lunchtime today, these were sighted

    at Myer: Cyberverse Cosmic Patrol Prowl, Driller Drive Sky-Byte, Demo Stascream, Tank Cannon Jetfire, Spark Armor OP, Megs and BB.
    Quote Originally Posted by Paulbot View Post
    ToyWorld southland has the BotBot arcade pack $55and a lot of wave 1 single packs.

    Also the small and large Cyberverse armor toys ($33 and $50)



    Quote Originally Posted by Opsbuscus View Post
    Maroochydore Sunshine Plaza

    Kmart: Wave 3 Siege and took one Springer home.
    Quote Originally Posted by Convoid View Post
    Mr Toys Toyworld Burleigh

    Golden Lagoon Convoy $199

    Quote Originally Posted by griffin View Post
    Target Garden City - CYB Ultimate Grimlock


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    After all of the excitement of Unicron has now died down from it's final days last weekend (and board issues), we can catch up on some new items from the last couple of weeks... including the two big toys for Siege - Jetfire and Omega Supreme.

    Siege Jetfire at Amazon for $150 (which can sometimes be found listed for as low as $125).
    Siege Omega Supreme at Amazon for $300 (which can sometimes be found listed for as low as $245).
    (note - make sure you select Amazon Australia as the source if not on the main page... they may not be currently in-stock, but they have access to stock from Hasbro Australia)

    BotBots series 3 (orange bubbles) 5-packs - found first at BigW ($15) and Toyworld ($17).
    Bumblebee Movie Soundwave with Doombox pack (US Target exclusive for US$50) - found at Toymate for $45.





    Quote Originally Posted by M-bot View Post
    Pakenham Big W has a fair few Refraktor, Red Alert, Brunt and Hound. Same at Fountain Gate Target, K-Mart and Big W, with Series 3 Botbots 5-packs at Big W too.
    Quote Originally Posted by Convoid View Post
    Mr Toys Toyworld Australia Fair
    6x Series 3 Botbots 5 packs $17 each

    Quote Originally Posted by Convoid View Post
    Toymate Robina
    Bumblebee Greatest Hits Soundwave & Doombox $45



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    October was pretty quiet for new Transformers here, so most of these were found in the last couple of weeks in November...
    - Cyberverse Cheetor (store exclusive in America, found on the Toyworld website here).
    - Cyberverse Scout wave 4 (Scraplet & Axe Optimus) reported first on our facebook page.
    - MPM-9 Movie Jazz (a pre-order item at EB Games came out on October 28th, so there might be some stores with one from cancelled orders, but not enough units to be listed on their site).
    - WFC Siege Micromaster w3 (Decepticon Sports Car patrol) found at Toymate.
    - Cyberverse Spark Armor Battle class w2 (Ratchet, Shockave) found at a Target in Brisbane.
    - Rescue Bots Rescan Whirl (and Grimlock) found at Toymate.
    - Botbots Single packs series 3 (orange) and 4 (blue) found at BigW stores in the same week.
    - WFC Siege Leader Astrotrain, found at a couple of Toymates (ACT & Robina).

    The main Toyworld site has the Cyberverse Cheetor listed, for $50... so it could end up appearing in Toyworld stores.
    This appeared briefly on the Mighty Ape site (which would have been Australian stock sent to New Zealand), but if anyone has actually ordered this and got the Cheetor toy (in other words, it isn't a mistaken listing), then that means we got another of the various 2019 exclusives here in Australia... not that it was one many serious collectors would have been after, but it is so far the only official toy of a major season 2 cartoon character.


    Quote Originally Posted by griffin View Post
    From the last week...
    Garden City on Friday...
    BigW - The new Cyberverse Scouts Scraplet and Axe Optimus, plus a new pre-pack display with some recent release Transformers toys in it (only on one of the four sides though).


    Target - had the wave 2 Cyberverse Spark Armor Battle Class (Ratchet & Shockwave).



    Today at Logan Hyperdome, for the opening weekend of the new Toymate store there (where Myer used to be).
    The most notable items I saw at the store were heaps of Siege Thundercracker, Megatron and Reflector's wave of Deluxes, plus wave 3 Micromasters (Blackjack & Hyperdrive, which the master cartons must have come with wave 1 Autobot Race Car Patrol and Battle Patrol, which didn't officially get released here as we missed wave 1), plus the Bumblebee Movie Soundwave pack (the Titans Return Soundwave) for $45, the Botbots series 3 5-packs and Arcade pack, and a lonely new release Rescue Bot toy (Racer car Whirl).






    Quote Originally Posted by griffin View Post
    Found these tonight at BigW Garden City, which was a surprise...
    (series 3 Botbots single packs)

    Quote Originally Posted by M-bot View Post
    Went looking for Series 3 Botbot singles at Karingal Big W. Didn’t find any. What I did find was Series 4 singles. Wasn’t expecting that!

    There was a full set there. I didn’t buy them all, just a select few, and I haven’t opened them yet so no idea whether or not I’ve scored any of the rare golden ones.







    Quote Originally Posted by Convoid View Post
    Toymate Robina

    I bought the last Siege Astrotrain ($80) there.



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    I didn't realise I hadn't been updating this topic in almost four months. I think I've just been updating other topics (like news postings) and pages (like our facebook page), and leaving this one until last.... and then just forgetting about it if I ran out of time.

    A quick bit of catchup then....

    NOV 25th - WFC-S Deluxe w5 (Crosshairs, Spinister) - first sighted at Myer.
    NOV - WFC-S Deluxe w4 (Impactor, Mirage, Barricade) - only ended up at Amazon Australia.
    NOV? - GEN Covert pack (black Sideswipe & Slamdance) - found to be sold by Amazon Australia in NOV for $78.
    NOV? - GEN Greenlight - found to be sold by Amazon Australia in NOV for $50.
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    DEC 13th - Authentics big/alpha w2 (Megatron) - found at Reject Shop in Brisbane for $20.
    DEC 24th - Rescue Bots Rescan w5 (Medix, Hoist) - found at Kmart.

    2020
    JAN 25th - CYB Deluxe w1 (Optimus, Bumblebee, Megatron, Shockwave) - first sighted at a Toyworld in QLD for $40.
    JAN 26th - Authentics small/bravo w3 (Ratchet) - found at a Woolworths in QLD for $10.
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    FEB 12th - Studio Series DLX w8 (Hotrod, Soundwave, Bumblebee, Triplets) - first sighted at Myer.
    FEB 13th - CYB Deluxe w2 (Grimlock, Hotrod) - first sighted at a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 16th - CYB 1-step w7 (Whirl, Bludgeon) - first sighted at a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 16th - CYB Warrior w6 (Stealth Force Hotrod, Cybertronian Bumblebee, Cybertronian Megatron) - first sighted in a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 20th - Earthrise BM w1 (Soundbarrier, Smashdown) - first sighted at Toyworlds in VIC & QLD.
    FEB 20th - Earthrise MM w1 (Battle Patrol, Hotrod Patrol) - first sighted at Toyworlds in VIC & QLD.
    FEB 20th - Earthrise VOY w1 (Grapple, Starscream) - first sighted at Toyworlds in VIC & QLD.
    FEB 20th - Earthrise LDR w1 (Optimus, Astrotrain) - first sighted at Toyworlds in VIC & QLD.
    FEB 21st - CYB Warrior Slipstream - unconfirmed sighting at a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 22nd - CYB Ultra w6 (Hotrod, Clobber) - first sighted at a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 22nd - CYB Ultimate w4 (Optimus, Shockwave) - first sighted at a Toyworld in VIC.
    FEB 27th - Botbots s5 Single packs - firsts sighted at a Target in NSW.
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    MAR 1st - Earthrise DLX w1 (Hoist, Ironworks, Wheeljack, Cliffjumper) - first sighted at Toyworld and Kmart.
    MAR 6th - Rescue Bots 4-pack (Hoist, Wedge, Whirl, Hotshot) - first sighted at a Kmart in QLD for $49. (should be a Kmart exclusive)
    MAR 6th - Rescue Bots mini-racers (Optimus, Bumblebee, Heatwave, Hotshot, Hoist, Whirl) - first sighted at a Kmart in QLD for $7.
    MAR 7th - Studio Series VOY w8 (Mixmaster, Megatron) - first sighted at a Toyworld in VIC.
    MAR 13th - Botbots s4 6-packs (Clawgrab, Gumball) - first sighted at a Toyworld in QLD for $40.
    MAR 13th - Botbots s3 8-packs - first sighted at a Kmart in QLD for $25.


    For those noticing a lot of first sightings for Toyworld in VIC and Toyworld in QLD, it is likely to be because Toyworld's warehouse is in Melbourne so if Toyworld are first to get new stock, their stores in VIC would get stock first..... while the QLD stores are mostly Mr Toys Toyworlds which have their own distribution warehouse, so if they get new stock first, their QLD stores are first to get it.

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    Wave 6 Cyberverse Scouts (Ramjet & Dead End) found at a Victorian Toyworld...

    Quote Originally Posted by swoop View Post
    Epping toyworld have cyberverse scouts ramjet and dead end

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