Hasbro is set to present an undead Transformer who will sport an appearance influenced by Universal Pictures’ 1931 film Dracula.

A next Collaborative transformers The figure will be based on none other than the most famous vampire of all, Dracula.

While the figure’s appearance is still under wraps, the detectives of the Transformers World 2005 Fan Site he unearthed a listing from Amazon Australia that described him as an undead Decepticon named Draculus.

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Draculus will come equipped with an Impaler Claw cape, blaster, and accessories, according to the leaked product description. The figure also sports a black and white robot-mode aesthetic that is inspired by Universal Pictures’ classic 1931 film version of Dracula, where Bela Lugosi played the titular vampire. Draculus packaging will continue this trend, and is said to be inspired by a video copy of the film.

“We are dealing with the undead… an undead Decepticon!” says the product description. “As night falls, the vampire Draculus awakens from stasis and lurks in the dark, attacking the unfortunate who cross his path.”

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Surprisingly, this is not the first instance Count Dracula has been associated with the Transformers franchise. As revealed in the 2001 Japan Exclusive Book Transformers Generations Deluxe, which featured a plethora of photographs and dark details in the original Transformers 80’s toys, a Vintage horror movie series of figures was planned once. This line would have been made up of toys based on Dracula and other universal monsters, including the Creature from the Black Lagoon and the Fly.

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The Vintage horror movie series never passed the stage of concept art, and it is unknown whether Hasbro or Takara, the company that owns the rights to produce Transformers figures in Japan actually got permission from Universal Pictures to create toys like these movie monsters.

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The Collaborative transformers figure line, part of the Transformers Generations franchise that first launched in 2019, combines the giant robots with other properties. Last year, for example, the line gave birth to the unlikely pair of Transformers and the X Men featuring the Ultimate X-Spanse figure, a transforming version of the X-Men’s famous Blackbird jet that featured Cyclops’s visor, Wolverine’s claws, and Psyclock’s psi-blade.

Other entries in the Collaborative transformers the line includes a collaboration with Jurassic Park, with a transforming tyrannosaurus rex and a park vehicle, and an Autobot named Gigawatt, who becomes the time-traveling DeLorean of Return to the future and bears a striking resemblance to Doc Brown from the franchise, played in the movies by Christopher Lloyd.

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