Rattrap was never among my favorite transformers from Beast Wars. He was annoying and his voice was grating to my ears. But since Hasbro released the new voyager Rhinox, it's only a matter of time before they revisit the Maximals. At first, I was kinda meh to the announcement of Rattrap but as time passed, more and more glowing reviews started pouring in and my interested was piqued. So is he as good as they say? Yes, yes he is.
Right off the bat, Rattrap looks disgustingly realistic. Seriously, those hands and legs creep me out. Articulation wise he's has basic swivel arms and hands, minor thighs and foot swivels, opening jaw and bendable tail. The surprise here is that Rattrap is able to look down, with a flap behind the head that covers the neck when he does.
He's able to stand up like what he did in the show, though his under belly aren't covered.
He is a tad oversized, more so than the show standing next to the previous release.
Honestly, the robot mode is as accurate as you can ask for. I have no complaints bout the sculpt 'cept the rat ears might be tad too large in bot mode. I'm kinda iffed bout the rubber joint they used for shoulders as well, it's a soft rubber and although not as bad as the new Marvel Legends, it's pretty weird.
His back is basically his entire alt mode on, but i have no idea how else they could have did it. I wish they made they back to have a peg though, it's not as secure as i want it to be.
Check out the head! It's superbly done and i LOVE the transparent dome!
Articulation is basic here, though the arms not able to bend more than 60-ish? degrees. His legs are already much much better than Dinobot's legs are and i'm so glad for that, it's my only complaint bout the generations Dinobot. He comes with a transparent gun he sports in the show which...
...is able to separate to 2 pistols!
And check this out, hiis left forearm, opens up to reveal another accessory, the hotbox! It's a bomb he carries around in the show and i love Hasbro for including minor details like this. Just shows how much love and effort was poured into the new Generations line.
Though i might not be a fan of Rattrap, i'll still admit what's a good toy when i see one, and Rattrap here is great. With an amazingly accurate sculpt, he's a must have for Beast Wars fan. And if you aren't a fan of the show, you can just buy him to scare people with his creepy rat mode.
Anyway, thanks for viewing!