There's 20 to 50 villain canister-sized sets that beg to differ with you.
I always thought Meltdown sounded like Stewie Griffin when he first showed up.
"I thought i'd just drop in for a visit!"
Meltdown is epic....too bad I never got his set.
mine build wise is probably split face (or is it two face) because I really like the split-in-two look that he has
story wise witch doc. because he had the most reason to be evil, being that he was kicked out of HF.
Witch doctor, black phantom, core hunter, and meltdown.
Witch doctor because he was huge, had a good plan, and had an awesome set; black phantom because he was huge, devious, and clever; Core hunter because he's the most tough-looking, menacing, and villainy set ever (he's so tough, he's the Mantax of HF); and meltdown because he was the first HF set I ever had and had cool colors, an actually useful power, was insane, and I currently have him as a revamped god-like being with a cult of mutant followers in a made-up storyline involving the villain factory.
Common we all know the greatest villain of all time. He is the most complex, best written, best looking set of the ages. Of course I am Taking about...
Hero Factory IS a villain...
...to the Bionicle franchise
As someone who is quite fond of all Hero Factory villains in general except for a select few lacklustre ones (Fire Lord, Scorpio, Voltix, and Scarox) this is a tough decision. I really enjoyed all the Breakout villains, which for the most part were phenomenal. I even grew to like a set I initially disliked, XT4, once I received it as a birthday present and had the figure in hand. I also, believe it or not, liked the Brain Attack sets as well.
However, If I had to pick one villain set in particular, It would probably be Witch Doctor. I remember seeing this set for the first time when pictures were first released of the summer 2011 wave of Hero Factory sets from TOYARK and the New York Toy Fair report of HF from BZPower back in February 2011. From the moment I laid my eyes on Witch Doctor, I instantly fell in love with him. That deliciously sinister face mould, his towering, imposing figure, the enormous, curved, wicked looking spikes protruding from his arms, everything about this set spoke to me. The only thing that disappointed me about this set was the perceived minuscule size of the skull staff he carried. While I would later accept the size of the staff once I actually obtained the set, at the time I was seriously upset. It seemed so underwhelming in comparison to the preliminary design of the staff visible on the preliminary box art displayed at the fair, which was far larger and more elaborate, adorned with long spikes and featured a black version of the prototype face mould mounted on the top of the staff. This was negligible in comparison to the remarkable design of the actual Witch Doctor model.
To this day, my Witch Doctor figure is still proudly displayed at the top shelf. We have yet to see another figure like him in mainstream constraction to this day, and for that reason, he must remain my favourite CCBS model of all time.
Though Core Hunter was an excellent set as well. He looks like a trophy hunter serial killer that stepped out of a slasher film.
I love Core Hunter, but I'd have to say Nitroblast is my favorite. I enjoy his color scheme and his personality's kinda cool.
Core hunter was one heck of a villain, even if he didn't get much official attention.
His trope is the knight of cerberus.
Also, I feel witch doctor is one of the best constraction sets of all time.
@Xephix But Meltdown and Keetongu are partners and their children are XT4 and the hockey polybag. Knockoff pinhead of keetongu is the surrogate mother.
Yeah, Core Hunter almost doesn't fit quite right in the tone of Hero Factory because like I said, he is basically a serial killer.
This may be reaching or over analysing, but I think the Hero Factory villains are in a way representations of common fears. But that almost makes sense as we humans have a tendency to attach negative qualities to what we fear. And seeing how serial killers have their own genre of horror movies I would say Core Hunter fits in fairly well among his fellow villains.
So, yeah, like I have said in the past, I absolutely love the Hero Factory villains and thought a lot of them were brilliant. They are kind of underrated IMO.
Because giant orange helicopters with arms and legs is a common fear
Afraid of heights? maybe.
Fire villains, are pretty obvious. Von nebulas gang are as well, being crushed, toxins, explosions. ETC.
The Savage planet villains can be seen in that light as well, people being afraid of wild animals, even without knowing their true intent. and fear of being controlled by the power hungry.
Breakout has some as well, Jawblade is a shark, so the fear is obvious. Toxic reapa, once again, toxins. Thornraxx is fear of bugs. Splitface could be serious mental disorders. Black Phantom could be fear of someone looming in the dark, pulling the strings that make the world tick. (Think Illuminati stuff) Core hunter is pretty easy, serial killers. Speeda demon could be drunk/unsafe drivers. Voltix could be fear of electric shock or maybe even power outage/EMP. XT4 could be fear of work equipment, such as saws, jackhammers and all that.
Brain attack seems to maybe continue and rehash a few of these as well. Invasion from below I guess is just fear of the unknown, and misunderstandings that lead to more problems.
Holy crap makes so much sense
Yes, yes it does.
Hey that's good