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September 16th, 2020 548 comments

Doctor Who Jungles of Mechanus 5.5″ Dalek Set


This item has sold out but you could keep checking www.character-online.com

Alternatively you can search for this item at www.ebay.co.uk or check www.amazon.co.uk

An ebay seller also has items for customs such as Claws and Cutting Arms

USA /Australian/ Outside of the EU buyers will have the VAT deducted. The total USA delivered cost seems to be around $45 or even less depending on location.

This unique set includes 2 x highly detailed 5.5 inch scale Daleks with points of articulation, and comes beautifully presented in Heritage style Doctor Who branded packaging with specially created insert. A must have for all Doctor Who fans and collectors.

Way back in 1965, a six-part First Doctor story entitled ‘The Chase’ became famous in the eyes of Doctor Who fans for being special in many ways. It featured some unique ‘guest’ Daleks seen in Episode Three and Five. The exclusive Jungles of Mechanus Dalek Figure Set, has been created to offer something unique to delight fans and collectors and to pay homage to the unique Daleks seen onscreen. ‘The Chase’ storyline follows The First Doctor and his companions Ian, Barbara and Vicky who are forced to flee through time in the TARDIS after they learn that a group of Daleks, with their own Time Ship are following them with orders to exterminate!

An epic chase through space and time ensues, starting on the Planet Aridius and then continuing through locations including the Empire State Building, the ‘Marie Celeste’ ship, and even an old haunted house populated by classic horror characters. Heading to a final confrontation, the TARDIS lands on the Planet Mechanus, where the Daleks arrive shortly afterwards. Pursued by multiple Dalek patrols through the dense and aggressive Mechanus jungle, the travellers eventually come upon a strange metallic city suspended high in the sky which belongs to an equally evil robot species known as the Mechanoids.

Al Dewar, Character Options’ Head of Product Development, went on to explain why for him it holds a special place in his heart.

“Firstly it’s the final adventure for the last of the original TARDIS companions, Ian and Barbara but it also features the first and last appearance of a race of robotic creatures the Mechanoids”

“Dalek aficionados will also know that it marks the appearance of some rather special ‘guest’ Dalek props that were seen in Episodes 3 and 5. At the time of filming the BBC were short of Dalek props having only three left. New Daleks were commissioned, but to fill the gap, they hired three Dalek props from the ‘Doctor Who and The Daleks’ movie.

“These ‘guest’ Daleks were chosen because they had sucker arms which matched the Daleks from the BBC series and two are seen in altered form, with their deep skirt bases and light covers removed. The second and more exciting appearances however, are two unaltered props glimpsed several times as part of the Dalek patrols pursuing the TARDIS crew through the Jungle.

“As fans will know, we’ve introduced the Dalek Twin pack sets starting with ‘The Daleks’ and ‘The Dalek Invasion of Earth’ this year which begin to chart the chronological TV appearances of the Doctors greatest and oldest enemies. So, it was a fitting next step therefore to announce a new and unique Dalek Two figure Set which neatly dovetails into that series.

“It is these special ‘guest’ Daleks that we present here in our new Online Exclusive. With their distinctively different light covers and skirt bases along with unique metallic colours, this set brings the fans and collectors a one-off unique TV Dalek Action Figure never produced before.”


Categorised under: Doctor Who 5" scale figures, Featured, Toys

548 comments

  • Steve

    September 15th, 2020 - 11:56pm

    Yep. Just looked and at 23:54 it says ‘out of stock’!

    Reply
  • Steve

    September 15th, 2020 - 11:07pm

    23:06 this evening…5 left??

    Reply
  • Same Dalek

    September 15th, 2020 - 10:42pm

    Down to the LAST 7 sets now

    Reply
  • Anonymous

    September 15th, 2020 - 10:19pm

    8 left as of 22:19

    Reply
  • Anonymous

    September 15th, 2020 - 9:10pm

    SOLD OUT as of 21.10

    Reply
    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 9:15pm

      can still order, best wait until morning to see if they add more

    • Anonymous

      September 16th, 2020 - 12:29am

      Officially out of stock on the website! Wow!

  • AJ

    September 15th, 2020 - 8:05pm

    Just 34 left now 🙂

    Reply
  • Steve

    September 15th, 2020 - 3:07pm

    78 left as of 15:06 today, it seems

    Reply
  • Anonymous

    September 15th, 2020 - 1:59pm

    Going, going…

    Reply
    • Bobby Davros

      September 15th, 2020 - 6:39pm

      Loco down in Acapulco.

    • Anonymous

      September 15th, 2020 - 11:39pm

      Ah Bobby your such a card

  • Sacha

    September 15th, 2020 - 11:41am

    I ordered two sets, plus filled in some gaps in my collection, but I got a confirmation of delivery email from Royal Mail yesterday despite no package arriving! Really p-d off

    Reply
  • booboo

    September 15th, 2020 - 9:42am

    I see the ebay seller for those interested has added more Cutting Arms

    Reply
  • dalek hunter

    September 15th, 2020 - 7:32am

    SOLD OUT? I tried to order 1 unit and it came up as YOUR QUANTITY EXCEEDS STOCK ON HAND

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    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 7:39am

      from my end there are still more than 100 in stock

    • Character Hound

      September 15th, 2020 - 7:39am

      may have been a glitch. its letting me select 90 units (which I’m then deleting)

    • prototype dalek

      September 15th, 2020 - 9:52am

      As of now there is 98

    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 9:52am

      98 left unless they add more

    • prototype dalek

      September 15th, 2020 - 10:07am

      Yeah, 98 available sets. Though when it gets to a round 60 again we’ll have to see if they add anymore like last time.

  • Same Dalek

    September 15th, 2020 - 5:22am

    Down to the last 100 sets now…

    Reply
    • Robert Watt

      September 15th, 2020 - 6:34pm

      How many sets originally produced?

    • David Minter

      September 15th, 2020 - 7:08pm

      5,000, I believe.

  • Darkshadow

    September 14th, 2020 - 11:03pm

    113 left. Glad mine’s ordered and on its way.

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    • Doctorus

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:28pm

      Have you received a confirmation email?

  • Confused

    September 14th, 2020 - 8:15pm

    Hello everyone

    I ordered a Dalek set this morning (checked out as a guest), and I haven’t received any emails about confirmation… is this normal? Should I expect a confirmation tomorrow?

    🙂

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    • Doctorus

      September 14th, 2020 - 10:20pm

      Ooh, actually I checked out as a guest myself too. I’m actually wondering about the same thing. I think there was an email address section to fill in if you checked out as a guest

    • Doctorus

      September 14th, 2020 - 10:39pm

      Kindly correct me if I’m wrong though

    • Darkshadow

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:02pm

      I think I actually signed up for an account but didn’t get a confirmation email either so I guess it’s normal. I got a PayPal confirmation though so it should have gone through.

    • Judooning

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:43pm

      Check your junk inbox. Mine went there

  • Gerard

    September 14th, 2020 - 4:34pm

    Has anyone still not recieved theirs? I ordered one pack the day of release, still not turned up… Starting to worry it’s been lost and I’ll miss out on this beautiful set!

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    • David Minter

      September 14th, 2020 - 8:09pm

      I haven’t received mine yet, but it had to ship to the US.

      I’ve been keeping my eye on the stock at WhoNA. They’re down to 4 left now. If it gets really low, I’ll order one and if I get my order from CO, I’ll have two sets. And if I don’t get mine from CO, I’ll at least have gotten 1 set.

    • Anonymous

      September 14th, 2020 - 8:57pm

      If you’re in the UK that’s probably frustrating, if you’re in US just relax. COVID-19 is delaying shipping times, I’d be surprised it even arrived anytime before this Wednesday. You should have just ordered 2 from CO, since it didn’t change the shipping price. CO’s shipping is extremely reliable, they managed to get my 13th Doctor 10″ figure to me literally days after dispatch despite being in the middle of that UK heat-wave back in 2018 where they closed offices it got so bad. So just sit back, relax and throw up some clips of “The Chase” while you wait. 🙂

    • David Minter

      September 15th, 2020 - 12:51am

      Didn’t get it today. WhoNA is down to 2 in stock. So, I’m just going to get a 2nd set. 🙂 These are good enough to have a set of 2. Plus, I can open one and keep one MIB. I’d rather pay extra and get a guaranteed set than miss out entirely. WhoNA ships the next day and they have trackable shipping. Plus, since I’m tri-state adjacent to WhoNA’s home state, I will receive it in about 3 days. Most of my WhoNA shipments, like the 2 History Of The Daleks sets, arrived within 3 days.

    • David Minter

      September 16th, 2020 - 1:20am

      Didn’t receive my CO order today, but WhoNA has shipped my order from them. Currently estimated to deliver on Friday.

  • Doctorus

    September 14th, 2020 - 4:04pm

    140 left now.

    Reply
  • Who Knows

    September 14th, 2020 - 12:43pm

    180 In Stock

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    • Doctorus

      September 14th, 2020 - 3:25pm

      Pardon my asking but, how are you able to get this information?

    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 3:28pm

      it won’t let you order any more than is “in stock” so its a process of elimination buy keep updating your basket

  • Gary H.

    September 14th, 2020 - 11:10am

    Alvin, Show us some photos?

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    • Keith Millward

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:53pm

      Alvin can you paint two for me

    • Alvin Amey

      September 14th, 2020 - 5:08pm

      I don’t know how to share pics on booboo’s website, I have posted pics of my custom repainted daleks on the Facebook Eaglemoss Doctor Who Figurine group.

      @Keith, I only do repaints for my own collection, sorry.

  • The Werewolf

    September 14th, 2020 - 9:52am

    I decided to buy 2 more sets so I will now have 3. One to keep as is, one to add claws too, and one to add claws too and repaint.

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    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:47pm

      I have bought to more, you never know when they are sold out i might give one/both away.

    • Gary H.

      September 14th, 2020 - 2:24pm

      Hello BooBoo, my old friend.

    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 2:29pm

      in a competition that is

  • AJ

    September 14th, 2020 - 9:52am

    Stock levels increasing, gone from 70 available sets to 200 now, so they can’t have actually listed all 5000 at once.

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    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 9:53am

      yes noticed that

    • prototype dalek

      September 14th, 2020 - 10:29am

      Maybe they didn’t put all 5,000 sets on originally like you said before and just added more sets when stock was low, gone back up to 198 at time of posting. So that’s an additional 100 odd added.

    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 10:32am

      It went down to around 60 at one time, I wondered if this might happen suppose it just depends on how many they have left to add

    • prototype dalek

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:28am

      Also taking in to account cancelled orders as well

    • John Kelly

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:51am

      Got mine today ☺

    • Doctorus

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:19pm

      Hang on, have the stocks increased? So, there’s 200 left in stock?

    • booboo

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:26pm

      yes they added 100-150 more this morning

    • prototype dalek

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:19pm

      Just over 180

    • Luck4UNow

      September 14th, 2020 - 1:54pm

      With the low number added- 100-150, makes it sound that they really are on their last stock.

      As people mentioned above, there may have been cancelled orders, backlog of those process on site.

      Either way, hopefully we can sell these out this week. Even if it takes until the end of Sept to move the last set, this will still be a resounding success.

  • Anonymous

    September 14th, 2020 - 5:49am

    73 Sets left!!

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    • Anonymous

      September 14th, 2020 - 9:51am

      That’s gone up to 190 now

  • Bob James

    September 14th, 2020 - 1:28am

    There are a very limited number of these sets (5, last time I checked) from WhoNA, Indiana USA, for Stateside buyers. A bit pricier, but less postage and quicker arrival time for shipping. Google search link to store.

    Reply
  • 1

    September 13th, 2020 - 11:00pm

    I was think about this, what if Character did a Nightmare in Silver Cyberman set along the lines of this set but, one with a gun arm one without. Then B&M could release the wooden version, a leader & Danny Pink version.

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  • The Werewolf

    September 13th, 2020 - 8:28pm

    There’s currently 149 left.

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    • Doctorus

      September 13th, 2020 - 8:51pm

      Oh my!

    • Anonymous

      September 13th, 2020 - 10:39pm

      120 now

    • Jake_thebug

      September 14th, 2020 - 12:17am

      How do you see how many is left?

    • Anonymous

      September 14th, 2020 - 1:41am

      103 Now

  • booboo

    September 13th, 2020 - 5:59pm

    Shall we make this sell out?

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    • David Minter

      September 13th, 2020 - 7:05pm

      I am really glad this set has sold so well for CO. This should encourage them to make more online exclusive sets, which is always good news.

      Still waiting for my order, though. 🙂 But, it hasn’t been 14 business days yet.

      I have some ideas for sets CO could do. Two Five Doctors sets. One would be the Five Doctors, which would use pre-existing molds of the Doctors. The other being an Enemies Of The Five Doctors set. Of course, it would have to have the Dalek, which would require just a little retooling to get the proper lights on the dome and the “speaker” between the arms. This would bring a release of all Dalek variants to coming pretty close to complete. All that’s left, I think, are the compass detector arm from The Chase and the mutant scoop and shocker thingie from The Power Of The Daleks.

      Those last two could be released in a History Of The Daleks: The Power Of The Daleks set. In fact, they could do two of those, too. The 2nd set being a Dalek with its gun missing, which would be easy to do as they did it with the Toys R Us Genesis Of The Daleks and 4th Doctor twin pack, and a Dalek with its gun installed.

    • prototype dalek

      September 13th, 2020 - 7:21pm

      You going to buy the remaining £4000 of stock booboo?

    • David Minter

      September 13th, 2020 - 8:59pm

      Oops, I left out something about the Enemies Of The Five Doctors Set idea. In addition to the Dalek, it could include 2 Cybermen, one Cyberman and one Cyber Leader. It would reuse the Earthshock mold and just have to paint the “ears” of one black.

    • Button

      September 13th, 2020 - 9:26pm

      I think it is safe to say that this set was an absolute Success, I have a feeling that the next few years are going to be very exiting for Doctor Who action figures.

    • JL

      September 13th, 2020 - 9:54pm

      hope they can upscale some of the 3.75 figures – cybermen, ice warriors, rusty, zygons & time of the doctor Clara yes please (mummy and skovox blitzer desirable too)

    • Alvin Amey

      September 14th, 2020 - 1:37am

      I’ve bought 3 sets, I’ve repainted 2 daleks to represent the black Leader and red Commander, I’ll display 2 blue drones and keep a set boxed.

      I’m really pleased that this set has sold so well, I can see a lot of these daleks being customised like I have done.

    • Gary H.

      September 14th, 2020 - 2:18pm

      Alvin, is your avatar showing the Daleks you’ve just painted?

    • Alvin Amey

      September 14th, 2020 - 5:11pm

      @Gary H.
      No, the daleks in my avatar are my repainted eaglemoss daleks.

    • David Minter

      September 20th, 2020 - 7:32pm

      I did forget one type of Dalek that CO hasn’t released to make their variants set complete. What’s called by Eaglemoss as the Electrode Unit Dalek from The Chase. The one with the radar dish in place of its sucker arm.

  • Voldermort

    September 13th, 2020 - 5:24pm

    There is less than 190 available. Considering when this was announced and given it’s only been less than a month, 5000 available to start with, this has been an unqualified success.

    I think this certainly garuntees many future sets.

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  • Lord Choc Ice

    September 13th, 2020 - 11:16am

    I was going to get these… but seeing as I cannot find the first two ‘History Of’ B&M sets anywhere near to me and without paying the inflated Ebay scalper prices, then I’ll give the whole collection a miss. Shame. Character should have made the History sets available on line too.. or ensure every store had some stock, however small.

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    • Anonymous

      September 13th, 2020 - 11:43am

      This isn’t technically part of that collection, so you could get it without needing the rest.

    • JL

      September 13th, 2020 - 11:59am

      I’d still recommend getting these, I’m sure you’ll find the first 2 sets! Good luck in finding them!

    • Button

      September 13th, 2020 - 1:51pm

      The History of the Daleks sets are financed in part by B&Ms, I’m afraid the only way to get them other than the shops is to buy them online. I personally would not pass up the Jungles of Mechanus set, because once they are gone, they are gone.

    • AJ

      September 13th, 2020 - 2:27pm

      That’s a bizarre thing to say. These don’t have to be purchased as part of any larger collection of figures. If you like them, get them. Don’t understand that at all!

    • John

      September 13th, 2020 - 4:39pm

      Why is it bizarre?? Each to their own obviously. Some people are quite happy with random sets and that’s fine. I’m a completion and there’s potentially the opportunity to have every version of every on screen Dalek there’s been, if they carry on releasing them – but I hate these limited release products that result in travelling half way around the country to find, or giving in to people on Ebay that don’t give a damn and want to extract even more money from fans. I was a member of the Harrop club and started right from the beginning with every figure, fully committed.. then a few years in, they release a special that is only available at the Festival in 2015, not online. Again, no way to purchase unless you pay the ridiculous ebay scalper price – so, collection incomplete… subsequently sold them all and never bothered with them again. As I say, each to their own, but it’s not bizarre as you like to call it.

    • Gary H.

      September 14th, 2020 - 11:19am

      Yes A J,
      Alot it collectors are completionists. If they realise they can’t complete a certain set they won’t bother collecting them at all.
      Happens all the time.

  • Doctorus

    September 12th, 2020 - 5:39pm

    I’ve bought one yesterday at around 3:00 or at 3:30pm. Hopefully I’ll get mine!

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    • Doctorus

      September 13th, 2020 - 2:55pm

      Okay, now I’m a bit worried. On Friday I ordered this set at around 3:30 in the afternoon. However, I didn’t know that CO was closed for the day, on Friday (They closed at 2:30pm). My order was processed and CO has given me the order form with the information etc and the receipt via email. However, since they’re also closed for the remaining period of this weekend, I’m worried that I may not be able to receive a copy…

    • booboo

      September 13th, 2020 - 3:02pm

      they are just not there to pack and send out orders that’s all, there is no reason why you won’t get yours many other people will have ordered Friday and over the weekend as well but the stock will have been taken of the available inventory.

    • Doctorus

      September 13th, 2020 - 3:07pm

      Pardon my silly question, but what do you mean by the stock having been taken of the availiable inventory?

    • booboo

      September 13th, 2020 - 3:34pm

      the amount of sets available, yours would have been taken off the total available so its secured for you

    • Doctorus

      September 13th, 2020 - 3:34pm

      Never mind. I know what you mean now. And, I’ve only ordered the one set. So, hopefully I might get them?

    • booboo

      September 13th, 2020 - 3:36pm

      I’m sure you will be fine

    • Doctorus

      September 13th, 2020 - 6:50pm

      Okay, so CO will open at 9am tomorrow, Monday so, I should hopefully receive an email from them confirming my order and when it’ll be dispactched. Am I correct?

    • Doctorus

      September 15th, 2020 - 10:11am

      Hi, booboo. I forgot to mention that, I checked out as a guest on Character’s website. I’m not sure if they had an email address section to fill in when I ordered it. So, I’m not sure if they can email me on when it’ll be dispatched. However, since I payed with paypal, I received a receipt from Paypal displaying what I purchased.

    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 10:26am

      yes I’m just the same (although i got 2 confirmation emails for some reason) you will get a despatch email via paypal, i ordered another 2 over the weekend and they have not been sent yet

    • Doctorus

      September 15th, 2020 - 11:54am

      Okay, thanks for that.

    • Doctorus

      September 15th, 2020 - 2:16pm

      Apologies if I do come across as impatient but, how long does it usually take to receive a confirmation email after ordering from Character?

    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 2:35pm

      when its despatched, they are probably doing in batches

    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 2:54pm

      Just had a shipment email, look out for yours but check spam as a few have gone in there

    • Doctorus

      September 15th, 2020 - 4:23pm

      ‘Received an email from character, my order has bee shipped! Thank goodness! Thank you for the information, booboo! Was really helpful

    • booboo

      September 15th, 2020 - 4:24pm

      glad you got it ok.

  • Coleman

    September 12th, 2020 - 4:34pm

    There selling Missy for half price (£9.99) at the moment.

    Reply
    • Same Dalek

      September 12th, 2020 - 5:35pm

      They’ve been Out of Stock for a few years now, they’ve just never taken them off of the website for some reason.

  • Bobby Davros

    September 11th, 2020 - 10:28pm

    An idea for Character for another exclusive would be the Mechanoid painted in its correct colours now we know that Shawcraft used the same bluey paint they did the domes and hemispheres of the movie Dalek drones.

    Reply

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