Darth Vader (The Empire Strikes Back) Star Wars The Black Series 6" #1, 2020

Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars The Black Series 6"

Darth Vader

  • Toy Line: Star Wars The Black Series 6"
  • MSRP: $19.99 USD
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  • Scale: 6"
  • Retailer Exclusive: No
  • Variation Pictured: No
  • Date Stamp: 1761
  • Released: 2020
  • Joint Count: 19
  • Joint Details: 1 Ball-jointed top neck, 1 Ball-jointed lower neck, 2 ball-jointed shoulders, 2 ball-jointed elbows, 2 ball-jointed wrists, 1 ball-jointed waist, 2 ball-jointed hips, 2 swivel thighs, 2 swivel-joints above knees, 2 swivel joints below knees, 2 ball-jointed ankles
  • Accessory Count: 1
  • Accessory Details: 1 Red Lightsaber With Removable Blade


  • This Black Series Darth Vader figure was released singled boxed in August 2020 as part of the Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back line-up of figures, he was #01
  • The sculpt of this Darth Vader figure is identical to the Black Series Carbonized Darth Vader figure, only the paint application is movie accurate this time
  • Vader's lightsaber comes with a removable red blade
  • Once the blade is taken off the hilt it can be hung from a hook on Darth Vader's belt
  • The figure is able to hold the lightsaber well in both hands
  • There is no head underneath the helmet
  • It's possible to pop the head off and remove the outer and inner soft-goods robes
  • Hardly recognized details such as the bigger chin vent, the hebrew writing on the chestbox, the way the robe is tucked under the shoulder armor, all those details are present on this Empire Strikes Back version of Darth Vader
  • The inner and outer soft-goods robes might look bulky in the images, but it feels and looks just right in person
  • Hasbro gave Vader the correct height and he stands about one head taller than a regular 6" Star Wars action figure in The Black Series
  • The figure stands well on display even in more dynamic poses
  • This is truly a fantastic representation of Darth Vader from The Empire Strikes Back in the Black Series 6" line


After the destruction of the Death Star, Darth Vader became obsessed with finding Luke Skywalker. He had dispatched probe droids across the galaxy, finally locating the Rebel base on the remote ice planet Hoth.


Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back
Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back
Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back
Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back
Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back
Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back




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