Series: Ten (1991)
Psyche-Out (version 3) was first released carded as part of the tenth series (1991) as part of the Super Sonic Fighters subset. He was discontinued domestically in 1992.
Psyche-Out (v3) came with a black E.C.M. microphone, two small blue E.C.M. dishes (that clipped to Psyche-Out's chest), a black laser rifle, a large blue E.C.M. dish (that attached to the cannon), a white sonic backpack that made four electronic battle sounds (it included three 357a button size batteries), a black antenna (that attached to the backpack), a black radar dish (that attached to the backpack), a black radar screen (that attached to the backpack), a black hose, and a black figure stand.
Grade: O-3 (Capt.)
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Primary Specialty: Psy-Ops**
Secondary Specialty: Social Services Counselor
PSYCHE-OUT got his degree in psychology from Berkeley and went on to do ground-breaking research in the field of paranoia inducement with ultra low frequency radio wave transmissions. Since joining the G.I. Joe team and subsequently, the Sonic Fighters, he has lead numerous classified Psy-Ops and disinformation operations against the legions of Cobra!
"What can you say about a guy whose doctoral thesis was entitled , The Use of T-Shirt Slogans In Enemy Troop Demoralization? His job involves complicated thinking and multiple layers of deception: making the enemy think we're going with Plan 'A' by making such a big fuss about preparing for Plan 'B' that the enemy thinks that Plan 'B' must be a fake, so we actually go ahead with Plan 'B'!
Assigned Armaments: E.C.M. (Electronics Counter Measures) ULF (Ultra Low Frequency) cerebro distortion laser.
Weapons Qualification: Marksman
* Psyche-Out's security number has been specially modified to prevent breaches in G.I. Joe Security.
There are two versions of Psyche-Out's backpack - one has a peg raised on the side, the other has a hole. It is unclear at this point which version is more common.
No variations of the figure itself are known to exist.
Psyche-Out (version 3)'s body is entirely original - no parts were taken from other figures.
Reference InformationThe below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Psyche-Out (v3).
Original Retail: $5.29
Product Number: 6632
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 182 (1st Ed.), Pg. 236 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: #320
Tomart's Guide: #GI6663
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a