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Palpatine (Darth Sidious) Star Wars The Black Series
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Palpatine (Darth Sidious)

Star Wars The Black Series
  • MSRP: $22.99 USD
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  • Scale: 6"
  • Retailer Exclusive: No
  • Variations Recorded: No
  • Year Imprinted: None
  • Released: 2022
  • Joint Count: 25
  • Joint Details: 1 Ball-jointed neck, 1 swivel neck, 2 ball-jointed shoulders, 2 swivel biceps, 2 swivel joints above elbows, 2 swivel joints below elbows, 4 ball-jointed wrists (2 extra set of hands), 1 ball-jointed waist, 2 ball-jointed hips, 2 swivel-jointed thighs, 2 swivel-joints above knees, 2 swivel joints below knees, 2 ball-jointed ankles
  • Accessory Count: 3
  • Accessory Details: 1 Soft-goods robe, 1 Clasp, 1 Walking Cane


  • This Black Series Emperor Palpatine figure was released single carded in late May, early June 2022 in the United States
  • The figure is a re-paint of the Black Series Emperor Palpatine figure from 2018, which was a re-work of the Black Series Palpatine figure released in 2015
  • Hasbro decided to include the neutral face expression with this release and the photo real print appears to be slightly toned back when compared to the figure from 2018
  • The figure came with a walking cane and a removable soft-goods robe
  • The soft-goods robe is easily removable
  • The cane fits well into the right hand and when the figure is placed into a leaning forward pose the cane will reach the floor well
  • This Black Series Emperor Palpatine figure has a soft-goods skirt which allows for a bigger range of movement for the legs
  • Palpatine keep his balance well when on display
  • All in all this is a great version of Palpatine, but you can skip this release if you already own the Palpatine figure with throne which came out in 2018


Darth Sidious slowly manipulated the political system of the Galactic Republic until he became Supreme Chancellor -- and eventually Emperor -- ruling the galaxy through fear and tyranny.

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