Despotron

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Despotron
Maketoys character
Despotron-box.jpg
Despotron box
Created by

Maketoys
Release number

MTCD-02, MTRM-08
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Gun

Despotron is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Megatron made by Maketoys in 2016.

Maketoys

Despotron is a third-party Transformer homage to Megatron.

Development

A silhouette of Despotron was debuted at the TFcon Toronto 2015 third-party panel.[1]

In December 2015 Maketoys released line art of Despotron.

Maketoys released artwork and a biography for Despotron in May 2016.

Maketoys released artwork and a biography for Rioter Despotron in July 2016.

The Striker Manus toy came with an alternate reality token card for Rioter Despotron.

Rioter Despotron was among the toys featured in the third-party panel at TFNation in August 2016.[2]

Rioter Despotron was among the unreleased third-party Transformer toys on display at TFNation in August 2016.[3]

Despotron was released in September 2016.

Rioter Despotron was released in November 2016.

Reception

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for February 7th, 2016 discussed Maketoys Despotron, Howling Meteor and Wrestle in the news.[4]

Toys

  • Maketoys MTRM-08 Despotron (2016)
A new mold. Turns from robot to gun.
  • Maketoys MTCD-02 Rioter Despotron (2016)
A new mold. Turns from robot to gun.

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