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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1984-COBRARAT-01

Series: Three (1984)
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The Rattler was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1984, along with the pilot Wild Weasel. The toy was also sold in 1985 and was discontinued in 1986.

VTOL with Removable Rockets and Bombs
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894 People Have It
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Driver/Pilot: WILD WEASEL (v1)

Wild Weasel was released as part of the third series (1984), and came packaged exclusively with the Cobra Rattler. They were also sold in 1985. In 1986, Wild Weasel was discontinued.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The rear landing gear is EXTREMELY fragile. Handle with care!

Also, the turret hinges are susceptible to breaking.

Featured In

The Cobra Rattler [Ground Attack Jet] was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of Cobra Rattler are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Rattler (1984)
Tiger Rat (1988)
A-10 Thunderbolt (1997)
Rattler (2002)
Rattler (2008)
Tiger Rat (2009)
Autobot Powerglide (2016)

International Releases

The Rattler was released in Argentina in the 1980's.

The Rattler was also available internationally in Europe.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Cobra Rattler.

Original Retail: $9.90
Product Number: 6027
Lee's Guide: GIJ-84-56v
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 42 (1st Ed.), Pg. 65 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5307
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a