Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts Studio Series SS-99 Battletrap Official Concept Designs & Details

Oh yeah! Hasbro's design lead Sam Smith @king_samlock follows today's new reveals with his behind the scenes report on the new Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts Battletrap figure reveal. It is great to see Hasbro is producing high-end figures in the Studip Series already. Read on to get into the concepts and notes along with 360 videos and images showing all these angles on the new Studio Series Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts SS-99 Battletrap.

SS-99 TF7 Rise of the Beasts Battletrap


This robot design is terrifying, and we absolutely love it. Making his live action debut in ROTB is Battletrap!

Based on a licensed wrecker body GMC C70, Battletrap’s vehicle mode features a blower out of the hood, and a menacing tow truck boom off the rear. When transformed into bot mode, he retains some of the awesome spiked brush guard on the chest, with an exposed engine block protruding out the center. The arms maintain portions of the wrecker crane, so that they can be utilized as melee weapons, and he features a large spiked wrecking ball that can be an extension of his arm. His head design is unlike anything that we’ve seen before in transformers, with a vented eye covering that looks a bit medical.

I was lucky enough to be able to partner with Yuya Onishi on this design, and he did an amazing job of delivering on both forms. This figure is a blast to transform, and features an huge range of articulation include waist and ankle tilt. His vehicle mode even features a functioning dually wheel setup in the rear.

The deco on Battletrap was a blast to put together, and delivers a color palette that is very break frame from our traditional movie villains. He gets some nice two toning on the grill, weathering on the crash bar, stripes down the side, and is complete with “Bernie’s Towing” on the door. The concept art depicted a lot of amber lighting from the cab interior for Battletrap, so we used a nice translucent orange on the windows and wrecker lights to accentuate the overall tone of the design. Overall this has to be one of the most exciting characters to come out of the trailer, and I am so excited to finally be able to share him with you!

NOTE: I won’t be sharing full Screen to Toy asset breakdowns prior to the films release out of respect to our studio partnerships.

What are your thoughts on ROTB Battletrap? Are you excited to see this new character on screen? What was your reaction to the trailer? Let’s hear about it below!

10 Image(s) - Click to Enlarge

1 of 10

2 of 10

3 of 10

4 of 10

5 of 10

6 of 10

7 of 10

8 of 10

9 of 10

10 of 10

Transformers Poll

How do you like Studio Series ROTB 99 Battletrap Voyager?

5 - Great
3 - Okay
1 - Lame
0 - Do not like

705 Votes

Poll Results

Data Center

Member Comments

start the coversation with yours

(Membership Required)

Online Transformers Shopping

Advertise Here on

Search Online Stores for Transformers Battletrap

More Studio Series News & Reviews

Advertise on

This site uses cookies for site configuration, advertising, and analysis. By using this site you accept our policies - Read Full Site Policy OK
Sign Up For The TNI Newsletter And Have The News Delivered To You!

Entertainment News International (ENI) is the #1 popular culture network for adult fans all around the world.
Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!

Contact and Support

Advertising | Submit News | Contact ENI | Privacy Policy

©Entertainment News International - All images, trademarks, logos, video, brands and images used on this website are registered trademarks of their respective companies and owners. All Rights Reserved. Data has been shared for news reporting purposes only. All content sourced by fans, online websites, and or other fan community sources. Entertainment News International is not responsible for reporting errors, inaccuracies, omissions, and or other liablities related to news shared here. We do our best to keep tabs on infringements. If some of your content was shared by accident. Contact us about any infringements right away - CLICK HERE