Hero Mashers Visual Checklist

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2c7803ce8cce45abc149499c3b172627Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS Heroes and Villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate hero. What if DARTH VADER had the hairy arms of CHEWBACCA, or JAR JAR BINKS was armed with the bounty-hunting gear of BOBA FETT? With more than 25 unique STAR WARS HERO MASHERS characters planned for 2015, there’s tons of ways to mash them all!

The Star Wars Hero Mashers is a line of stylized 6″ action figures which feature removable parts in order to mix and match characters. In 2015, Hasbro previewed this line at New York Toy Fair for their #forcefriday release later that year in the fall.  This line is an extension of the Hero Mashers line as Hasbro began this concept with two of their other properties in 2014; Marvel and Transformers.  The Marvel Super Hero Mashers and Transformers Hero Mashers were joined by Jurassic World in 2015 as the predecessors to the Star Wars line.  At Toy Fair 2016, a fifth line was announced but failed to impress US retailers and Hero Mashers Monsters were released exclusively in international markets.

This line of buildable Star Wars characters was specifically geared for children and therefore never really took off with adult collectors. Each figure featured over 10 points of articulation and typically included an accessory or two. There were over 30 different figures released throughout the series and while there were no female figures produced, they did include a high variety of aliens.  The series included basic, deluxe, 2-packs, multipacks, and two types of vehicle sets. All of these sets can be are readily found online and most of the times for the original MSR or cheaper.

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As of 2017, the future of all Hero Mashers lines is unclear, especially when it comes to the Star Wars line, as only two generic figures from The Force Awakens were produced and none from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It’s possible that we have seen the end of the line, despite the fact that Hasbro previewed a trio of characters that have yet to see the light of day in their Toy Fair 2016 display.

Basic Figures —————————-

Wave 1

  • Anakin Skywalker
  • Bossk
  • Darth Vader
  • Jar Jar Binks
  • Kanan Jarrus
  • Kit Fisto
  • Stormtrooper

Wave 2

  • Admiral Ackbar
  • Chewbacca
  • C-3PO
  • Greedo
  • The Inquisitor

Wave 3

  • Luke Skywalker
  • Shadow Trooper
  • Plo Koon

Deluxe Figures —————————-

Wave 1

  • Boba Fett
  • Garazeb Orrelios
  • General Grievous

Wave 2

  • Darth Maul

Wave 3

  • Ezra Bridger
  • The Inquisitor

Battle Packs —————————-

  • Han Solo vs. Boba Fett
  • Luke Skywalker vs. Darth Vader
  • Yoda vs. Emperor Palpatine

Multipacks —————————-

  • Capture the Rebels
    • Darth Vader
    • Garazeb Orrelios
    • Kanan Jarrus
    • The Inquisitor
  • Return of the Jedi
    • Darth Vader
    • Han Solo
    • Luke Skywalker
    • Scout Trooper
    • Stormtrooper

Speeders with Figures —————————-

  • Jedi Speeder & Anakin Skywalker
  • Sith Speeder & Darth Maul

Attack Vehicles with Figures —————————-

  • First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter & First Order TIE Fighter Pilot
  • Resistance X-Wing & Resistance Pilot

Exclusives —————————

Costco

  • The Empire Strikes Back
    • Boba Fett
    • Darth Vader
    • Han Solo
    • Luke Skywalker
    • Stormtrooper

Unreleased —————————

  • Captain Rex
  • Commander Cody
  • Jango Fett

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Forbes.com interview with Hasbro’s Vice President of Global Brand Strategy and Marketing, Adam Biehl, about the creation of the Hero Mashers line.

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For more on the Star Wars Hero Mashers line, make sure to check out Episode 12 of the Star Wars: Collecting Cosmos podcast hosted by our friend Ryan Beise and featuring Adam Giles from The Scavenger UK podcast.

Hasbro’s September 4th, 2015 Press Release:

Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS Heroes and Villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate hero. What if DARTH VADER had the hairy arms of CHEWBACCA, or JAR JAR BINKS was armed with the bounty-hunting gear of BOBA FETT? With more than 25 unique STAR WARS HERO MASHERS characters planned for 2015, there’s tons of ways to mash them all!
Items from the 2015 STAR WARS HERO MASHERS product line include the following:

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS Action Figures Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up /Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2015)

Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS heroes and villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate figure. Would a hero with DARTH VADER’s body and KIT FISTO’s head have a green, blue or red LIGHTSABER? With STAR WARS HERO MASHERS, the possibilities are colossal for you to create the ultimate mash-up! 12 figures will be available in this assortment in 2015, featuring favorite STAR WARS characters like ANAKIN SKYWALKER, STORMTROOPER, CHEWBACCA and characters from STAR WARS REBELS like KANAN JARRUS and the INQUISITOR. Each figure is sold separately and comes with an accessory.

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS Deluxe Action Figures Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up /Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Fall 2015)

Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS heroes and villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate figure. Each STAR WARS HERO MASHERS Deluxe action figure comes with multiple Battle Gear pieces for even more crazy combinations! With STAR WARS HERO MASHERS, the possibilities are colossal for you to create the ultimate mash-up! Four figures will be available in this assortment in 2015, featuring favorite STAR WARS characters like ZEB ORRELIOS from STAR WARS REBELS, BOBA FETT and GENERAL GRIEVOUS. Each figure sold separately.

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS Speeder Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up /Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2015)
Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS heroes and villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate figure. Each STAR WARS HERO MASHERS Speeder Assortment features a HERO MASHERS figure and comes with a Speeder vehicle that they can ride! You can use the included projectile launcher to customize your Speeder vehicle or any of the other HERO MASHERS vehicles in the line. With STAR WARS HERO MASHERS, the possibilities are colossal for you to create the ultimate mash-up! ANAKIN SKYWALKER WITH SPEEDER and DARTH MAUL WITH SPEEDER are each sold separately.

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS BATTLE PACK Action Figure Sets Assortment
(Ages 4 years & up /Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Fall 2015)

Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS heroes and villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate figure. Each STAR WARS HERO MASHERS MASH PACK comes with two STAR WARS HERO MASHERS figures—a hero and his villain—for an instant mash-up! Have LUKE SKYWALKER and DARTH VADER face-off in an epic battle—or switch their heads around for a real face-off! With STAR WARS HERO MASHERS, the possibilities are colossal for you to create the ultimate mash-up! Three sets will be available in this assortment in 2015, featuring favorite STAR WARS characters like HAN SOLO VS. BOBA FETT and YODA VS. EMPEROR PALPATINE. Each set sold separately.

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS RETURN OF THE JEDI Multi-Pack
(Ages 4 years & up /Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Fall 2015)

Mash up your hero! Hasbro’s STAR WARS HERO MASHERS feature your favorite STAR WARS heroes and villains with completely interchangeable parts and accessories, so kids can create their ultimate figure. The STAR WARS RETURN OF THE JEDI Multi-Pack comes with an assortment of your favorite STAR WARS characters from RETURN OF THE JEDI, including LUKE SKYWALKER, DARTH VADER, HAN SOLO, BIKER SCOUT and WICKET, so you can make instant mash-ups!

Costco will have an exclusive Star Wars Hero Mashers 5-Pack. Press release from Hasbro:

The STAR WARS HERO MASHERS ULTIMATE BOUNTY MULTI-PACK features five 6-inch customizable action figures (including DARTH VADER, HAN SOLO and BOBA FETT), plus extra gear and accessories.

STAR WARS HERO MASHERS ULTIMATE BOUNTY MULTI-PACK
(Ages 4 years & up/Available: Fall 2015)

From a galaxy far, far away come STAR WARS HERO MASHERS! This multipack features 5 figures from The Empire Strikes Back: DARTH VADER, STORMTROOPER, HAN SOLO, LUKE SKYWALKER and BOBA FETT. Each figure has common connection points, allowing you to detach the head, arms, and legs, then reconnect them where you want. Universal connectors let you swap parts with any other STAR WARS HERO MASHERS figure so you can customize your hero your way (each sold separately). Upgrade your mash-up to an epic intergalactic adventure!