Greetings HeroClix Fans,
Welcome to another fun look into the exciting upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles HeroClix: Heroes in a Half Shell set! Spoiler alert – today, we’re looking at one of the more surprising villains from the 2012 Turtles animated series – Irma!
Fans of the 1987 animated series will remember Irma as April O’Neil’s friend, and little else. In the 2012 series, she was reintroduced, and filled much of the same role – with one grand exception…she was secretly the Kraang Subprime! With her trait, Irma?, you’re able to play this version of her as either sweet, innocent, inconspicuous Irma at 25 points, or, you can run her as the powered up Kraang Subprime version at 60 points! When she’s played at 25 points, she is KO’d when crossing the red KO line, but if she’s played at 60 points, she’s not KO’d until reaching the KO markers on her dial.
Her dial, predictably, is a stark dichotomy into her two identities. As April’s friend, Irma possesses just one standard power, Sidestep. She has one special power as well, which appears on all three clicks of her damage track, called That’s Just Irma. This power states that she can use Perplex, and doesn’t block friendly characters’ lines of fire.
However, when Irma crosses that red KO line, she turns truly aggressive with a wide mix of powers. For standard powers, she brings Charge, Flurry, Super Strength, Toughness, and Close Combat Expert, which allows her to hit for up to 5 damage on two of her clicks. She also has one special power called Hidden Kraang Subprime, which functions as a Stop click. Appearing on her defense immediately after the red KO line, this power allows Irma to stop turning her dial from taking damage, and allows her to use Invulnerability.
Irma is versatile not only in her power set, but also in her keywords. She’s able to be played on TMNT Ally, TMNT Villain, Utrom, Robot, and Spy themed teams – and at a relatively small point investment, she’s well worth including on a team to help shore up your attacking forces.
That’s it for today, ‘Clix fans! Be sure to join us again for more exciting previews of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Heroes in a Half Shell. Until then, don’t be afraid to push!