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This L8-L9 figure was released in wave 8 in 2009's Legacy Collection as a build-a-droid figure. L8-L9 can be seen in chapter 6 of the 2D animated Tartkovsky Clone Wars TV show during the scenes where Asajj Ventress battles all kinds of monsters in the Rattatakian test arena - before becoming Count Dooku's apprentice.
The battle droid is super articulated with 14 joints and comes with two attachable flames. Both flames plug into L8-L9's under arms and stay firmly attached. Due to the weight of the flames - the figure can't keep its balance - but you can use the flames as additional leg support - which helps to keep the figure standing. If you however prefer to pose the droid with the flames pointing at an opponent - you'll need to get a stand. Luckily - the joints are pretty tight - so even if you have the elbows in a 45 degree angle - they'll stay in that position and won't give in to the weight of the attached flames.
The biggest disappointment with this L8-L9 figure is the paint application. While it is pretty close to the on-screen version - it's missing some light red details on the thighs - the chest and the head. This is unfortunate - because the details are molded into the figure - just not painted right. With the entire droid just being red - it makes it feel a bit plain overall - but that's just the way the droid looked in the TV show.
All in all - this L8-L9 figure is a decent - super articulated battle droid which could have been better by paying more attention to the paint job on the armor details. Despite that though - for fans of the 2004/2005 Tartakovsky Clone Wars TV show this figure is a treat. Hasbro hasn't been producing any figures based on that show for a long time!
There was no packaging text for L8-L9. The figure was a BAD (build-a-droid) figure and could only be obtained when figures with all the individual parts were purchased and then assembled.