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Romba & Graak - TAC - Basic (30 43)

Name: Romba & Graak
Collection: 30 (77-07)
Number: 30 43
Source: Return Of The Jedi
Availability: October 2007
License: Hasbro

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Character Profile




Primitive forest dwellers

Weapons of Choice

Net, spear, sling


Support the Rebel's cause

When the Ewoks mistake C-3PO for a god, Han Leia, and Chewie use this misunderstanding to get past the Ewok's initial distrust of them. The Ewoks eventually welcome the Rebels into their tribe and help them destroy the shield generatior protecting the Death Star.

The 30 (77-07) line is full of surprises, but probably one of the most pleasant one was the Romba & Graak basic figure two-pack. Before they were released, Ewoks really didn’t get too much representation in the basic figure line, save for the exquisite Chief Chirpa that was part of 2006’s The Saga Collection. Ewoks were typically too out of scale (too large) and they really didn’t look that much like their onscreen counterparts (there are exceptions of course, like 2002’s Teebo for example). But it wasn’t until the Romba & Graak two pack came out that a whole new standard was raised for 3.75” scaled Ewoks. Full of articulation and realism that exceeds our own expectations, these two fur-balls represent what Ewoks should be here on out and we hope that Hasbro steps up the frequency of how many Ewoks they can get out to us. Whether you’re an Ewok fan are not (we find more and more people are closet Ewoks fans than not nowadays), there is just no denying that Romba & Graak are not only excellent Ewok action figures, they are two of the best action figures Hasbro has made to date.

And if you’re not too impressed with these figures, maybe you can at least get excited that Hasbro checks off another “vintage” figure as Romba gets his much needed update in the modern basic figure line. And what’s interesting is that we almost had two updates in this set. Early rumor lists have called this two-pack Romba & Lumat but Lucasfilm, Ltd. asked Hasbro to change the figure to Graak. So we are still without out solid light tan (or light gray) Ewok with the dark gray hood. But we are getting off track here. The Romba & Graak action figures bring a new level of quality to the Ewok species and we couldn’t be more impressed with how they turned out. Romba is much smaller than the vintage Romba action figure due to the improved and more accurate scaling, but you can tell that they are the same character. He comes with a spear, a dark gray removable cowl and a knife with sheeth that can be removed from the action figure. The paint job for Romba is sublime and Hasbro somehow worked ten points of articulation into him (many of which are premium points).

Graak is made equally well and although the black/white alternating striping that is seen in the film isn’t necessarily here, Hasbro has included white and black in the paint job and we think he looks fine as is. But is may not be 100% accurate. He comes with a cowl that has a quiver attached to it and believe it or not, Hasbro included three separate arrows that can be stored in this quiver. He also comes with his signature bow. Graak’s cowl is a medium brown, but is has a beautiful dark wash that picks up all of the wrinkles and really gives this figure a spectacular look. He too comes with ten points of articulation and it is the perfect amount for their tiny bodies. Romba & Graak are both everything you would ever want in an Ewok action figure. It is clear that Hasbro has good things in store for the Ewoks and a good deal of time and money must have been spent to perfect these sculpts. We are excited to what the future may hold for forthcoming Ewok action figures. And we hope that Hasbro knocks out the remaining vintage Ewoks still need to be updated. Oh, what an amazing time to be a Star Wars collector. The action figures just keep getting better and better!

Collector Notes

Romba & Graak

Assortment Number: 87409/87500

UPC: 653569256960

Retail: $6.99 USD

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Status: Romba is an all-new figure.

Articulation Count: 10

Articulation Details: ball-socket head, 2 ball-jointed shoulders, 2 swivel wrists, swivel waist, 2 swivel hips, 2 ball-jointed ankles

Accessory Count: 4

Accessory Details: removable cowl, spear, knife, removable sheath

Date Stamp: 2007


Status: Graak is an all-new figure.

Articulation Count: 10

Articulation Details: ball-socket head, 2 ball-jointed shoulders, 2 swivel wrists, swivel waist, 2 swivel hips, 2 ball-jointed ankles

Accessory Count: 5

Accessory Details: cowl/quiver combination, bow, 3 arrows

Date Stamp: 2007

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Added: October 27, 2010
Category: 30 (77-07)
Reviewer: Paul Harrison
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