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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

Story

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!

Characters

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
Kaos

Senseis

"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.

Platforms

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.


Comments
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#165 Chompy-King257 01:21:49 03/06/2016
V We could play as him in SuperChargers and Trap Team, though.
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#164 Luminous35 01:20:14 03/06/2016
Dude, we won't get Kaos. It will be our guest star.
If Kaos is a boss, he won't be a figure.
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#163 84skylanderdude 01:04:44 03/06/2016
Probably E3.
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#162 Greeble 00:40:19 03/06/2016
V I'd look back at previous games, because they'd possibly stick to some sort of pattern.
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#161 midnightmagic34 23:39:13 02/06/2016
When do you guys think we'll get our next reveal?
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#160 Greeble 22:19:28 02/06/2016
Just throwing out a random theory, so if you don't agree with it don't read it.

The 11th Villain will be Kaos element, and it will be the final reveal.

Just putting that out there, because it seems to me that it would be used for more than just a trap crystal.
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#159 Wreckingball13 21:31:23 02/06/2016
Wew lad this logo is ugly af
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#158 Trap Time101 21:26:04 02/06/2016
Dark52 has to add wolfgang now and the dark variants aswell

oh oops they are already there
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#157 84skylanderdude 21:17:51 02/06/2016
V It's already up there.
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#156 MasterEon 20:27:00 02/06/2016
Is Dark going to add Wolfgang as a confirmed?
It's on the EB website
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#155 AdamGregory03 19:59:25 02/06/2016
V What means that?
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#154 Luminous35 19:53:15 02/06/2016
YAS! This means LUMINOUS IS COMINGGG!
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#153 The PokemonMan 19:39:06 02/06/2016
This is what we know about the Senseis and Villains (and what is most likely true):

- Each will cost 14.99 USD (according to Lou Studdert and Skylander Dad)

- There will be 2 Senseis per Battles Class (there are 10 Classes and 20 Senseis)

- There will be 1 Villain Per battle Class (there are 10 classes and 10 villains)

- King Pen (Brawler), Golden Queen (Sorcerer), Wolfgang (Bowslinger) and Tri-Tip (Smasher) have been confirmed (Pain-Yatta spoken of by Activision CEO as a 'Smasher')
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#152 midnightmagic34 19:12:18 02/06/2016
I always kinda considered Pain-Yatta to be the magic element doom raider. Was I the only one. However, I kinda wonder how they're going to attack Dream Catcher's figure...I'm not sure...but I think it could be one of my favorites. Maybe it'll be kinda like Warnado where they put some form of air underneath her and just made it like that. One thing I hate is the 11 villains though. That makes for 31 figures. Can we just get a good even amount of characters? One class is going to have one my Skylander in it. Like....ugggg

VVVVVVVV I kinda think that smilie and smilie might be switched...maybe
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#151 PortalMasterJ 18:33:10 02/06/2016
V right, my bad, I'm still getting used to villains being sensei's in this one lol
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