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Description TheMeteorbs represented Mattel's attempt to get in on the transforming toy craze(Transformers, Go-Bots, etc) which took the form of transforming rocks intoanimals. And just like their illustriousTransforming predecessors, Meteorbs were also shamelessly ripped off theJapanese. This time, it was a toyline byBandai called Tamagoras.
The Heroic Meteorbs consisted of Tuskor,Cometroid, Astrolion, Comet Cat & Ty-Grrr while the Evil Meteorbs had ontheir roster: Orbear, Rhinorb (pictured here),Crocobite, Dinosorb and Gore-illa.
Features Each Meteorbpossessed the ability to transform from a smooth egglike shape into some formof animal or robot. The gimmick wasfairly simple and didn't require much effort to transform.