Clever marketing mixed with a ton of collectible toys and rare variants have made the Skylanders franchise something of an ‘extra’ challenge over the summer months while fans of the video game await the next (and most likely yearly) release in Skylanders Swap Force.  Something interesting to witness is the debate on ‘what is real’ and ‘what is fake’ on Skylanders fan forums.  We’re here to report that three Skylanders Giants variant figures are in fact real and do exist – be sure to check out our videos for the purple metallic rare variants for Eye-Brawl, Wrecking Ball and Lightning Rod.

Skylanders Eye-Brawl purple metallic rare

Skylanders Wrecking Ball purple metallic rare

Skylanders Lightning Rod purple metallic rare