Hot Toys Episode VII Luke Skywalker Figure: Collectible Force AwakenedJune 5, 2018
Inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Hot Toys Episode VII Luke Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure is another screen-accurate depiction of one of the franchise’s most beloved characters. The exhaustively detailed action figure faithfully captures the ascendant hero who has risen from lowly moisture farmer to galactic savior and ultimately, exiled master Jedi. It’s a capstone Star Wars collectible and one that fans of the Skywalker Saga simply need to own.
So, what makes Hot Toys’ Episode VII Luke Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure a must-have? For starters, it’s a welcome complement to the company’s other sixth scale line-up of pieces inspired by The Force Awakens, which includes Kylo Ren, Rey, Fin, Captain Phasma, and others. What’s more, for collectors intent on completing their collection of Luke figures from across the series of movies (including figures based on A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and The Return of the Jedi, and The Last Jedi), snagging this collectible is a no-brainer.
Hot Toys’ Movie Masterpiece Series is known for collectibles that are wildly detailed and exceptionally lifelike, and the company’s depiction of Luke Skywalker as he appeared in the Star Wars’ seventh act is no exception. The figure boasts a head sculpt that is particularly well done. It features bears Hot Toys’ trademark level of realism and authenticity and features a convincing portrait which recreates the visage of Mark Hamill as the venerable master Jedi with staggering fidelity. The nearly 11.5-inch tall figure features over 30 points of articulation and comes with 6 interchangeable hands (3 left hands and 3 prosthetic right hands), which extend the range of display options.
One of the most striking aspects of Hot Toys’ Episode VII Luke Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure is the masterfully realized costume. The multi-part cloth and molded ensemble is comprised of a white chiton, beige and white surcoat, beige trousers, and light gray boots. Completing the getup, is a faux-leather belt with a pouch and distinctive buckle and fabric rendition of Luke’s requisite Jedi robe.
While the Hot Toys Episode VII Luke Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure doesn’t come with a plethora of collectibles, the dearth of extras is consistent given the character fleeting appearance during the final moments of The Force Awakens. That said, while there’s no lightsaber or other accouterments, the set includes an octagonal black figure stand emblazoned with the symbol of the Resistance, Star Wars logo, and character name plate. As an added bonus, the package includes a diorama figure stand so collectors can depict the reclusive Jedi atop a rocky outcropping on the planet Ahch-To.
Hot Toys’ Episode VII Luke Skywalker Sixth Scale Figure released at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $229.99 USD.