Mega Construx Power Pack – Active Camo
Build Time: 1 minute to sort, 1 minute to build
Set Piece Count: 31
Minifigures: Translucent Light Blue (Almost Teal) Helioskrill Spartan
Weapons: SMG (Gold Standard skin), Magnum (Fade skin), Fuel Rod Cannon (Pool of Radiance skin)
Accessories: Blue Power Up Button, attachable Bayonet and Scope for SMG, Figure stand
Special Features: REQ station opens/closes and stores weapons
Cost: $7 US (Mass Retail)
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These Power Pack sets are , as of this writing, the only way to get the REQ skins. Doubtful we’ll see these again, outside of these packs, so I recommend getting them now, if you want them. Seen below are the SMG (Gold Standard skin) (LEFT), Fuel Rod Cannon (Pool of Radiance skin) (CENTER TOP), Magnum (Fade skin) (RIGHT).
The REQ Station itself can be clipped together to allow for it to swing open/close. You can move the clips for the weapons to whatever position you want. Below shows the default position, per the instructions.
I’ve added the Damage Boost button to the top of the REQ station. I just think it looks better than to leave the expose stud. Also note that the REQ station can attach either at the bottom OR the back side is so desired.
The Spartan itself also has the color theme. Here it has mostly translucent light blue (almost teal) armor.
Seen below, I’ve used one of the clips to add to the back of the Spartan so it can hold one of the weapons.
Summary: The set has virtually no build time. It’s unique weapon skins are a selling point and one in which I suspect many collectors will buy these Power Packs for. If you like translucent figures, these sets are for you!
Overall Rating: I give this set 10 out for 10 medals.
Why did I give it a 10 out of 10?
• It’s got a Helioskrill Spartan!!
• Pool of Radiance is one of my more favorite skins from Halo 5, for Covenant Weapons.
Here’s my opinion on the break down of the value of this set. (In US dollars)
• The figure with one weapon and the figure stand equates to $3.50.
• The two other skinned weapons are $2 total.
• The REQ Station and Power Up button together make up another $1.50.
TOTAL: $7 (before tax and in U.S. dollars)
Given that the set costs $7 US before tax, this is a decent value. It’s right one par with the selling price.
Do I recommend it? YES! Given the uniqueness of the weapons skins and color specific theme of the set, this is a neat set to have in one’s collection. And I recommend getting each of the 4 in the series!
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