So you think you’re as rich at Carter Pewterschmidt? Own a fancy house like Buzz Killington? You sure gotta lot of clams there, whatcha gonna do with them?
BUY LOTS OF STUFF OF COURSE!!!
Now hold on there a minute. Are you SURE you want that? With all these cool Mighty Morphin Griffin Rangers limited time event items in the game, it is very easy to get carried away. Before you know it, Clamshell Shock! All gone!
So before you go ahead and buy the Alpha 5 character with your hard-earned Clams, here’s a few things you might want to know about him.
Clam Price: 270 Clams.
- A great looking new character for our towns.
- 2 Permanent animated tasks, 1 is really fun the other less so, but still amusing.
- Can Combine with the Pterodactyl DinoZord, adding 8 extra Energy to its base strength, this letting you do more tasks before his energy is depleted.
- Fully tasked with Questline.
- Voiced with a variety of phrases.
- If you’re willing to chase a Leaderboard ranking, his extra Pterodactyl DinoZord energy will help you gather more Power Medals but I DO NOT advise buying him just for this reason.
- Freaking 270, although at least it’s for a full character not a costume.
- Has never appeared in the Family Guy Show.
- Won’t be useful after the Event.
MATH OF IT:
I wanted to give you an overall idea of how it COULD benefit your game play. And it’s simple you can use Alpha 5 to make your Pterodactyl Zord stronger, this in turn will allow you to use it for more tasks for every 2 pink Zeo SubCrystals. However to be honest he isn’t essential to progressing as you can use the Base Pterodactyl DinoZord and Pink Ranger Lois can also Combine with it, but she needs unlocked first. The real value is getting the most use of the Pterodactyl DinoZord for each 2 Pink Zeo SubCrystals you use to activate him as these are not going to be easy to come by this phase unless you win Rita Repulsa Stewie in the Budding Baddies Mystery Box or purchasing packs of them from the store.
Personally, I grabbed him just because I think he looks great, strangely having come into this event knowing very little about Power Rangers, I’m becoming a little bit of a fan. Lol. Talk about easily influenced. But I really like robots, and since he’s funny looking that can spark the impulse buyer in me. But what made me decide to go for it was that 8 energy he can Combine to the Pterodactyl DinoZord, as I’m going to be grinding out Pink Zeo SubCrystals with Red Ranger Peter alone, and this Combine energy will make those Pink Zeo SubCrystals go further. Which in turns means I can gather more essential resources such as Red Shirts, needed to buy most of the items in the PowerCon Smoothie Bar. So it’s a win-win situation: I’m getting a character I like; he’s going to be useful and the free clams I get from having bought the clam generating Angel Grove Juice Bar will cover much of his clam cost.
I will briefly mention that using the Pterodactyl DinoZord, just like the Tyrannosaurus DinoZord, is one of the main ways of getting the Power Medals that will be used in the Leaderboard once it’s live. So yes, the extra strength he brings will help you get more Power Medals, however buying a premium item just to get a leg up on the Leaderboard is NOT something I would ever encourage as there are no guarantees it will help you Rank where you want, much of this depends on other players, the time you put in etc. In the past I’ve Ranked in the top bracket having bought no premium item, but have also not Rasked in the top spot in events where I have bought premium items. So buying this won’t guarantee you any Leaderboard prize, so please think very carefully before spending clams for this reason alone. However it’s you choice at the end of the day.
Now if your clams are scarce, and you’re not a big fan of Bots or Power Rangers think hard on how quickly you want to progress, or even how far, then consider if he would be good value.
But I have to say although I didn’t know who he was, Lotty is teaching me though, I think this is a great looking character to add to my collection. It’s funny how for the first time in a very long time I’ve bought the first 2 premium characters released in an event, and it’s during an event based on a popular culture phenomena that I knew so little about. If this carries on I’ll not only be clam poor but my new motto will be Go, Go Russian Tigger, lol.
With it being part of a Limited Time Event, just make sure you make up your mind as once the event is over it is most likely they will be gone. In the end it’s your call. What you buy and what you don’t buy is your own personal choice we can only guide you on the facts and let you know what we did and what we think. But don’t purchase it until YOU are sure. ALL SALES ARE FINAL!
~ Russian Tigger