The baddest of the bad is back.  And right from the best episode of the original trilogy.  Hell…both trilogies, even!  Hot Toys revealed a brand new sixth scale Lord Vader figure.  Based on the character’s appearance in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Vader stands over 13.5 inches in height.  Sporting 30 points of articulation and movie accurate costuming, Vader features a detachable outer helmet to reveal that narly battle scarred noggin of his, just like in Empire.

The Hot Toys sixth scale Darth Vader figure retails for $267 and is expected to ship fourth quarter 2018.  You can pre-order him right now at Sideshow Collectibles.

Need more info?  Check out the full release below:

“It is useless to resist.” – Darth Vader

In Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader attempted to convert Luke Skywalker to the dark side by luring the young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces the startling revelation that the evil Vader is, in fact, his father, Anakin Skywalker…

Sideshow and Hot Toys are very excited to explore this iconic and memorable scene from the cinematic masterpiece and officially introduce the sixth scale Darth Vader collectible figure from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back!

The movie-accurate collectible figure features a newly crafted Darth Vader helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Lord Vader’s battle damaged head, all-new body armor and sophisticatedly tailored leather-like bodysuit, LED light-up chest panel and belt boxes, an LED light-up lightsaber, a variety of interchangeable hands of Darth Vader’s iconic poses, and a Cloud City theme diorama figure base with light-up function!

Search your feelings… you know you want this for your Hot Toys Star Wars collection! The Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back sixth scale Darth Vader collectible figure will be firstly available at the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Official Shop by Hot Toys in Japan for pre-order, it is also available in selected markets. 

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