Talon (Mastermind Creations)

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Mastermind Creations character
Talon box
Created by

Mastermind Creations
Release number

Species Transformer


Alternate mode

Mechanical eagle/arm

Aerial Assaulter
Tech specs

ST07 IN07.5 SP06 EN08

RN04.5 CO07.5 FB07 SK06.5

Talon is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Divebomb created by Mastermind Creations in 2014.

Mastermind Creations

Talon is a third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Divebomb created by Mastermind Creations.

Talon is part of a combiner team who become Feral Rex.

Other third-party homages to Divebomb include Unique Toys War Hawk.


The Feral Rex combiner was designed by Cassy Sark for Mastermind Creations, then revised by Eric Chan.[1]

A teaser image of Talon was displayed at the third-party panel at TFcon 2012.[2].

Mastermind Creations posted prototype images of Talon on their Facebook page in January of 2013.[3]

The Talon prototype was displayed at the Captured Prey Third Party at Botcon in June 2013.[4]

Art and prototype images of Talon were previewed at TFcon 2013's Third Party Panel.[5]

Talon was released in September 2014.


Talon was featured in the 2013 toy reference book Transforming Collections by Philip Reed.[6]

In the Radio Free Cybertron podcast for January 30th, 2013 pictures of the combined form of Feral Rex were part of their Third Party Roundup.[7]

The Back from the 80s podcast for February 2nd, 2013 talked about Mastermind Creations Feral Rex Bovis and Talon in the news.[8]

In the TF Beyond podcast for February 7th, 2013 Feral Rex was covered as a topic.[9]

The WTF@TFW podcast for April 4th, 2013 selected color pictures of Feral Rex as one of the New Picture Picks. They mentioned Sixer and the April Fool's joke by Mastermind Creations.[10]

In the moonbase2 podcast for April 10th, 2013 Feral Rex, Sixer and Azalea were one of the topic discussed.[11]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for July 1st, 2013 discussed pictures of the Ferocicons prototypes at BotCon 2013.[12]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for April 23rd, 2013 the hosts talked images of Feral Rex.[13]

The WTF@TFW podcast for May 10th, 2013 selected prototype pictures of Tigris and Feral Rex as one of the New Picture Picks.[14]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 13th, 2013 discussed Unique Toys War Lord vs. Mastermind Creations Feral Rex.[15]

The moonbase2 podcast for May 14th, 2013 covered prototype images of Fortis and Feral Rex in the news.[16]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 5th, 2014 discussed Mastermind Creations Talon and Terminus Hexatron Shadow Emissary in the news.[17]

Talon and the other Feral Rex combiner team members were featured in an article in the September 2014 issue of 模魂志 magazine.[18]

The Star To Star Toys News podcast for October 14th, 2014 discussed Felisaber and Talon in the news.[19]


  • Mastermind Creations R-03 Talon (2014)
An original mold by Mastermind Creations. Turns from robot eagle to robot. Combines with the other Ferocicons to form Feral Rex. His sword combines with the other weapons of the Ferocicons to become a giant sword.
Talon was recolored into part of Nero Rex.
Jinbao The Commander was based on the Talon, although enlarged and with some changes.



  1. http://www.mmc-hub.com/interview-mmcs-griffith76/
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/tfcon-2012-third-party-panel-coverage-175610/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13608
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/mastermind-creations-ferocicons-divebomb-prototype-image-176705/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13881
  4. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/sponsor-news-19/3rd-party-news-from-botcon-2013-captured-prey-third-party-event-177858/
  5. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/conventions-15/tfcon-2013-3rd-party-panel-slides-178113/
  6. Reed, Philip (2013). Transforming Collections. ISBN 978-1-62620-496-6. 
  7. Brian Kilby (January 30th, 2013). "Radio Free Cybertron". http://www.tfradio.net (Podcast). TFRadio. http://www.tfradio.net/podcast/2013/2/2/radio-free-cybertron-1302013.html. 
  8. Dreadwing (February 2nd, 2013). "Back from the 80s". http://btte.libsyn.com/ (Podcast). Back from the 80s. http://btte.libsyn.com/episode-135. 
  9. TJ Duckett (February 7th, 2013). "TF Beyond". http://kumastyledesigns.com (Podcast). Kuma Style Designs. http://kumastyledesigns.com/tf-beyond-podcast-episode-12-sly-stallone-approx-132-min/. 
  10. Vangelus (April 4th, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/865569-wtf-tfw-246-april-4-2013-a.html. 
  11. Dave (April 10th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-237. 
  12. blunghole (July 1st, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sh6DvIv6oUA. 
  13. Craig (April 23rd, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/04/episode-107-april-23-the-denizens-of-ponyville/. 
  14. Vangelus (May 10th, 2013). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/906812-wtf-tfw-251-may-10-2013-a.html. 
  15. blunghole (May 13th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9ukTDy3OYA. 
  16. Andy (May 14th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-242. 
  17. blunghole (May 5th, 2014). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NeOgvY1h0k. 
  18. "MMC Feral Rex". 模魂志: p. 92-98. September 2014. 
  19. Chris and Ash (October 14th, 2014). "Star To Star Toys News". https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6PGk5W0pSKfwbXpIahKObw (Podcast). Star To Star Toy News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7_BmXB_PYI. 

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