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Skylanders: Swap Force - Mega Ram Spyro
Score: 85%
Developer: Activision
Device Type: Accessory
Compatible With:


Stats:

Mega Ram Spyro
Element:Magic
Health:280
Speed:50
Armor:18
Critical Hit:6
Elemental Power:25

Attacks:

Skylanders: Swap Force - Mega Ram Spyro is the third version (not counting variants) of this iconic character to be released. His repose adds large horns and spikes to the little dragon and Skylanders: Swap Force adds a new Wow Pow ability, Head Start!, to his arsenal.

Mega Ram Spyro starts off with two of Spyroís classic attacks, a fireball and a head-butting charge. The purple dragonís first few upgrades include farther-reaching fireballs, a longer charging attack and the ability to fly over, letting him go over water and move faster. The most expensive upgrade Mega Ram Spyro can get before choosing an upgrade path is the ability to shoot triple fireballs instead of just one.

Spyroís paths let you specialize in the characterís charging or fireball attacks. The Sheep Burner Spyro option starts by letting you add a fire-shield around the character whenever you fire your fireball. The second upgrade lets the center fireball explode on impact, while the third lets you charge up the fireball attack to unleash a massive fire attack.

The path that upgrades Spyroís charge starts off by stunning the enemies that Spyro hits while charging, while the second replaces the stun with a fiery effect and burn damage. This upgrade path caps off with a much more powerful charge that is seen as a second set of horns hitting enemies and, of course, deals out even more damage.

Mega Ram Spyroís Soul Gem ability is found in the Crawling Catacombs in Spyroís Adventure, but can be purchased in the sequel games. It gives Spyro a ground-pound attack. His first Wow Pow attack (added in Skylanders: Giants) is Fireslam! and it unleashes fireballs when doing the ground-pound maneuver and the newest attack summons a worm to appear at the end of Spyroís charge so it can chase after more enemies and do even more damage.


Features:
  • Compatible with:
    • Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
    • Skylanders: Giants
    • Skylanders: Swap Force
  • Series 3

Comments:

Skylanders: Swap Force - Mega Ram Spyro is a fairly well-balanced character, and he has had three games to get a few more abilities to make him stronger. Like most dragon characters, his flight ability makes him him be able to move a little faster, but Spyroís main benefits are his charge and fireball attacks.

Spyro is, of course, a classic character and one of the few that predates Skylanders at all. While it is fun to play with him, it seems hard to recommend buying yet another version thatís really only a repose of the last two Spyroís to be released. Like all re-releases, this character will behave exactly the same as one you bought for a previous game. That being said, the large-horned Mega Ram look is pretty impressive and given the number of variants he has out there, even a casual collector might be looking to pick up all the versions of Spyro that he/she can.


-J.R. Nip, GameVortex Communications
AKA Chris Meyer

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