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Skylanders: Imaginators

The sixth console game in the Skylanders series, developed at Toys For Bob and released in late 2016.

Skylanders: Imaginators
Platform Developer Release Date
North America Europe Australia / New Zealand
PlayStation 4Xbox OneWii U
PlayStation 3Xbox 360
Toys For Bob Oct 16th 2016 Oct 14th 2016 Oct 13th 2016
Nintendo Switch March 3rd 2017


The story of Skylanders Imaginators takes place long ago when the Ancients used a mysterious power known as "Mind Magic" to create everything in Skylands. With it, they conjured into existence anything that they could imagine! However, they soon learned that in the wrong hands, it could be very dangerous, and so they sealed it away so that it could never be misused. After discovering this ancient secret, Kaos has unleashed the power of "Mind Magic" into Skylands once again - and he is using it to create an unstoppable army of Doomlanders, the likes of which have never been seen! Now it's up to Portal Masters to create Skylanders Imaginators from their own imagination and stop Kaos and his evil Doomlanders before it is too late. And to help train them, Eon is sending the greatest mystic warriors of all time - the Senseis!


For new playable characters there are 20 brand new Skylander Senseis as well as 11 former villains. Along with their element each Sensei will also have a Battle Class from a list of ten: Smasher, Knight, Ninja, Bazooker, Quickshot, Sorcerer, Brawler, Sentinel, Swashbuckler, and Bowslinger.

The first set of characters to be revealed included King Pen, Golden Queen, and Tri-Tip. Here is a table containing all of the new Skylanders, click the + to see all the known variants:

Water BrawlerKing Pen QuickshotTidepool BrawlerGrave Clobber NinjaTae Kwon Crow BazookerFlare Wolf SentinelEmber Fire
King Pen Tidepool Grave Clobber Tae Kwon Crow Flare Wolf Ember
BrawlerDark King Pen NinjaMystical Tae Kwon Crow BazookerHard-Boiled Flare Wolf
Dark King Pen Mystical Tae Kwon Crow Hard-Boiled Flare Wolf
Earth SmasherTri-Tip SentinelBarbella SorcererGolden Queen SwashbucklerBad Juju BrawlerAir Strike KnightWild Storm Air
Tri-Tip Barbella Golden Queen Bad Juju Air Strike Wild Storm
SmasherLegendary Tri-Tip SorcererDark Golden Queen SwashbucklerMystical Bad Juju BrawlerEgg Bomber Air Strike
Legendary Tri-Tip Dark Golden Queen Mystical Bad Juju Egg Bomber Air Strike
Magic SorcererMysticat BowslingerBuckshot SmasherPain-Yatta BowslingerWolfgang SorcererPit Boss SmasherChopscotch Undead
Mysticat Buckshot Pain-Yatta Wolfgang Pit Boss Chopscotch
BowslingerDark Wolfgang SorcererLegendary Pit Boss SmasherCandy-Coated Chopscotch
Dark Wolfgang Legendary Pit Boss Candy-Coated Chopscotch
Light SwashbucklerAurora KnightBlaster-Tron QuickshotDr. Krankcase SwashbucklerChain Reaction BowslingerRO-BOW SorcererDr. Neo Cortex Tech
Aurora Blaster-Tron Dr. Krankcase Chain Reaction RO-BOW Dr. Neo Cortex
SwashbucklerSolar Flare Aurora
Solar Flare Aurora
Dark NinjaStarcast SentinelHood Sickle BazookerChompy Mage NinjaBoom Bloom KnightAmbush BrawlerCrash Bandicoot Life
Starcast Hood Sickle Chompy Mage Boom Bloom Ambush Crash Bandicoot
SentinelSteel Plated Hood Sickle BazookerJingle Bell Chompy Mage
Steel Plated Hood Sickle Jingle Bell Chompy Mage
Kaos KaosKaos Kaos


"Sensei" is the collective name for the new set of Skylanders (the villains also function as Senseis), their Battle Class determines the types of attacks and weapons they use as well as which abilities they unlock for your Imaginators. They all have a new type of super attack called Sky-Chi that slowly fills up as you defeat enemies until it reaches a point where you can unleash it on your unsuspecting foes (quite similar to the ability Trap Masters had in the 3DS version of Trap Team).

Owning a Sensei of a particular battle class will unlock a Secret Technique for your Imaginators of the same class. As well as that they will each unlock an item and a weapon for use in customisation. Senseis will also be able to access areas known as "Sensei Elemental Realms".

Creation Crystal

Included in the Starter Pack is a Fire Creation Crystal, this allows you to create and store your very own custom Fire element Skylander. To create a Skylander of a different element you'll need to purchase a Creation Crystal of that element.

Be aware that once you select a Battle Class you can not change it on that Creation Crystal ever again. So choose carefully!

Starter Pack

In the Starter Pack you get the Water Sensei Master King Pen, the Earth Villain Golden Queen, and a Fire Creation Crystal. The portal included is identical to that of the Swap Force portal (some regions instead have a modified SuperChargers Portal without a trap slot).

There is also once again a Dark Edition of the Starter Pack, it contains three Dark variant Skylanders (King Pen, Golden Queen, and Wolfgang) and three standard Creation Crystals (Fire, Life, and Dark). The pack also comes with a Gold Imaginite Mystery Chest that unlocks some gear for your Imaginators.

And there is a "Crash Edition" that is only available on PlayStation 3 and 4, it has the same contents as the regular Starter Pack plus the Crash Bandicoot and Dr. Neo Cortex toys. The characters will be available in a separately sold Adventure Pack at a later date.


The game is only appearing on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and the Wii U. That means no Wii, 3DS, or Tablet versions this year.

#150 84skylanderdude 18:27:01 02/06/2016
V No, 3.

@ShadowStorm That's not the Portal. That's a placeholder.
#149 PortalMasterJ 18:17:08 02/06/2016
VV there are two sensei's for each element and class, like swap force
#148 sunburnninja 17:22:22 02/06/2016
:3 now I need to save up for the dark starter pack. why does it have to be so good?
#147 PortalMasterone 15:49:07 02/06/2016
Will there be more than one Sensei for each class?
#146 SkylandrPurists 15:43:23 02/06/2016
smiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmilie: We're back and redeemed from our solemn hour!!!
#145 KingMed 15:38:41 02/06/2016
V I agree with your predictions
#144 SkylandrPurists 12:12:33 02/06/2016
Pain-Yatta: Smasher
smilie Quickshot
smilie Sorceror
smilie Sentinel
smilie Bazooker
smilie Swashbuckler
smilie Brawler
smilie Bowmaster
smilie Knight
smilie Ninja
#143 ShadowStorm 09:43:08 02/06/2016
Not fond of the Dark starter pack's portal... but OH WELL smilie Hype TRAIN INCOMING.
#142 Warfang1998 07:36:01 02/06/2016

dark starter pack ladies and gentlemen. Also this is the Wii U starter pack and there are no Sky-Amiibos.
#141 Mike-Na Charge 05:16:05 02/06/2016
Yes, Pain-Yatta is confirmed. And he has a giant candy axe.

Also, judging by that Water sensei's appearance, I'd say she's a quickshot. She has two squids which probably shoot out ink. And I'm also guessing that the Air Sensei is a Sentinal
#139 PortalMasterJ 04:52:30 02/06/2016
I'm definitely hoping for painyatta to be in this game, but I'm honestly fine with who they have as villains, as long as they look as awesome as Wolfgang and golden queen, I'll be fine with whoever smilie
#138 SodaPopHD 04:50:26 02/06/2016
VV/V I think it's been confirmed that nine out of the eleven Villain Senseis will be the Doom Raiders. I'm pretty sure. Let me double check.

EDIT: Most likely, but not 100% confirmed.

But all evidence points to yes...right? Someone back me up Okay.
#137 Mike-Na Charge 04:46:24 02/06/2016
My thoughts are Ninja: Tae Kwon Crow, Sentinel: Gulper, Sorcerer: Golden Queen, Bowslinger: Wolfgang, Quickshot: Dr. Krankcase, Bazooker: Blaster-Tron, Brawler: Cuckoo Clocker, and I'm not sure who the knight or swashbuckler would be.
#136 84skylanderdude 04:11:35 02/06/2016
Here are my predictions for the Villain Classes.

Smasher: Pain-Yatta
Knight: Luminous
Ninja: Nightshade
Bazooker: Chill Bill
Quickshot: Dr. Krankcase
Sorcerer: Golden Queen
Brawler: Chompy Mage
Sentinel: Dreamcatcher
Swashbuckler: Chef Pepper Jack
Bowslinger: Wolfgang
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