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.

#7140 Diane 03:29:40 28/09/2017
Fond ro bow today at toy r us ,,wi
#7139 Pickle 01:46:11 26/09/2017
Okay. im not trying to sound spoiled, but they only sent half of the right ones. your boy is upset.
#7138 Greeble 00:06:01 25/09/2017
V Nicely done.

I'm just hoping they don't try and pull this crap with future games, because i't getting annoying having to track things down smilie
#7137 MLG Skylander 20:07:07 24/09/2017
Guys i just got chompy Mage
#7136 GhostRoaster617 01:35:19 23/09/2017
V Wow Pickle that's a great deal I hope you like them all and that congrats on getting a nice spread of Swappers.
#7135 Pickle 22:59:54 19/09/2017
I just bought a skylander swap force groupon pack of ten with Hoot Loop, Spy Rise, Rubble Rouser, Free Ranger, Boom Jet, Fire Kraken, Freeze Blade, Grilla Drilla, Night Shift and Rattle Shake all for $25
#7134 colton 16:04:44 17/09/2017
V alright cool, it's worth checking

Well everyone, I didn't find it
#7133 dark52 - Spyro the Admin 14:32:53 17/09/2017
Lost Imaginite Mines has only been spotted in Toys R Us so far (the "release date" is more of a first sighting date and is from posts in the forum, and if you do find it you may encounter a street date of December 31st but all the people so far have been able to get that overridden).
#7132 colton 01:13:27 17/09/2017

Just wondering, where does dark get the info on release dates like these?
#7131 MLG Skylander 19:46:02 16/09/2017
Ok I'm going on eBay
#7130 Greeble 15:19:27 16/09/2017
V He was on ebay.

I got him for around £19 which was a lot more than other places i've seen him, so i ordered it straight away.
#7129 PortalMasterJ 04:00:42 15/09/2017
V where did you find him?
#7128 Greeble 20:59:30 14/09/2017
Finally managed to track down a Chompy Mage.

So my set is finally done thank god.
#7127 GadtheGreat 07:13:04 14/09/2017
Guess who's back! Your friendly neighbourhood Ogre!

Man, I am pumped for the new season of Skylanders because the first one was hilarious. Also, super glad they are making a third season because that means we get more Skylanders.
I am pumped for Skylanders 7! 2 years to make it, it is going to be good!

I know a lot of people are being negative about a possible Skylanders 7, but if there is one, which I think there will be, what will it be like?
#7126 MLG Skylander 05:24:33 14/09/2017
The series is dead

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