Skylanders: Imaginators

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.

#225 Luminous35 18:19:51 04/06/2016
I never believed the Chopper leak, so your wrong.
#224 84skylanderdude 18:18:04 04/06/2016
Give me a source of an official saying it then. Lou Studdert, Paul Reiche, etc. Give me one valid source.

Everyone here saying it's confirmed, I believe, also believed the Chopper leak.
#223 Gamefreak 18:13:51 04/06/2016
Okay now i'm getting pissed!
They have been CONFIRMED!!!!!!
Pain-Yatta,Golden Queen,The Gulper,Chef Pepper Jack,Dr.Krankase,Wolfgang,
Dreamcatcher,Chompy Mage,Luminous and Nightshade have been CONFIRMED!!!
I'm not 100% on Kaos but the other ones have been CONFIRMED!!!

They've said it in videos and they posted it!
So just accept it!!!
#222 84skylanderdude 17:42:32 04/06/2016
V What? It's not confirmed at all. It's highly likely, yes, but it was also highly likely that every game would have an even number of characters. And Trap Team broke that.
#221 Luminous35 17:38:53 04/06/2016
Oh. my. god. I give up.
#220 Superskylander 17:31:57 04/06/2016
@bifrost ohhh that's what it's for!
#219 84skylanderdude 16:34:58 04/06/2016
V That's not legitimate proof. The people he asked could very well be misinformed, or worded strangely and he took it as all Doom Raiders confirmed.
#218 Luminous35 16:08:04 04/06/2016
The Doom Raiders ARE confirmed. My god why don't you people listen!
I posted the proof in the general discussion topic.
#217 PwnageFTW 16:05:23 04/06/2016
@Bifrost oh, I was wondering what happened to them. I was like "Dark, where are the variants? ya done goofed,"
#216 uttster13 14:55:39 04/06/2016
Quit Skylanders a while ago, but I am...intrigued.
#215 SkyHazza 14:15:13 04/06/2016
Oh yeah! Just thought I'd let you guys know, I tweeted Skylanders asking them about DK and Bowser and they said they'd still be compatible with the Wii U games of Imaginators!
#214 Bifrost 12:40:39 04/06/2016
Oh wow, just noticed the plus sign at this page's list. Clicking it brings up variants.
#213 Superskylander 12:33:37 04/06/2016
Looks sooo good
#212 SilverWolf2308 11:39:57 04/06/2016
Wolfgang was confirmed when we saw the starter pack.
#211 Bifrost 11:12:46 04/06/2016
Candy axe came from the same interview, it's right after he talks about Wolfgang's bone harp.
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