Hot Toys is going hard on The Mandalorian line. The series that started one year ago already has 15 officially announced figures and one teased, but not confirmed (Mandalorian in the swoop bike 1/6 scale). Moff Gideon and Tusken raiders add to the total of 3 teased figures and 18 in total. Here is their marketing material:
“Imperial Moff Gideon™️ is fiercely determined to capture a specific quarry. Clever and formidable, Gideon values power and knowledge. Inspired by the captivating stories of a galaxy far, far away…. Hot Toys will soon unveil another amazingly detailed collectible figure inspired by the acclaimed #StarWars™️ series #TheMandalorian™️“Hot Toys
Fearsome desert savages inhabiting the rocky deserts, Tusken Raiders™️ are the foremost reason Tatooine™️ colonists do not wander far from their isolated communities. Inspired by the captivating stories of a galaxy far, far away…. Hot Toys will soon unveil a brand new 1/6th scale collectible figure inspired by the acclaimed #StarWars™️ series #TheMandalorian™️. Stay on the look out!Hot Toys
What is especially of interest for Star Wars Hot Toys collectors is that Moff Gideon was also teased with the Darksaber, one of the most coveted items from Collectors. If you want to know more about this unique lightsaber, read the quote below from the Rebels series:
“I didn’t know Mandalorians developed a type of lightsaber.“
“We didn’t, this was one of a kind. Legend tells that it was created over a thousand years ago by Tarre Vizsla, the first Mandalorian ever inducted into the Jedi Order. After his passing, the Jedi kept the saber in their temple. That was until members of House Vizsla snuck in and liberated it. They used the saber to unify the people and strike down those who would oppose them. At one time, they ruled all of Mandalore wielding this blade. This saber is an important symbol to that house and respected by the other clans.“Kanan Jarrus and Fenn Rau
It was at one point used by Darth Maul during the Clone Wars series. Hopefully, Hot Toys will officially announce soon these figures. Next Mando Monday?