R4-K5
(Darth Vader's Astromech Droid)

Source: Expanded Universe:
Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader

Collection:
Darkness Falls on the Galaxy

Year: 2006

Number: SAGA-066

Assortment: Basic Figures

Retail: $5.89

Assortment Number: 87346/85770

UPC Number: 6 53569 21946 0

Weapons and Accessories:

  • Display Stand
  • Used to be: A Jedi's droid
    Now is: A Sith's droid
    Looks good in: Black
    Comments: When Anakin Skywalker falls to the dark side and becomes Darth Vader, he casts off his entire past. To further embrace this change, he paints his starfighter black and chooses a black astromech droid to replace his former droid companion R2-D2. The outer darkness of his fighter and droid mirrors the inner darkness of the new Sith Lord.






    Points of Interest:
  • R4-K5 is a repaint of 2005's ROTS R4-G9.
  • The display stand has the wrong logo. It should be the generic Star Wars logo that has been used for Expanded Universe characters.
  • Several typos have been found on the cardback: The words "Dark Vader" and "new the Sith Lord" have been found. On this particular card, "Darth Vader" has been fixed.
  • Photography by Dan Curto
  • Also included with this figure is a folding pamphlet that shows other toys in The Saga Collection.

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