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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1984-COBRAWAT-01

Series: Three (1984)
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The Cobra Water Moccasin was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1984. It included the driver, Copperhead. The toy was also sold in 1985 and was discontinued in 1986.

The Cobra Water Moccasin (without driver) was available mail-order from Hasbro Direct in 1986 and 1987.

A Floating Swamp Cruiser with Machine Gun and Spinning Propeller
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Driver/Pilot: COPPERHEAD (v1)

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

In 1987, Copperhead was available mail-order from Hasbro Direct as part of a six figure vehicle drivers set that included HISS Driver, Stinger Driver, Crankcase, Frostbite, and Thunder.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The vanes attached to the fan shroud are fragile and break easily and the link bar is often missing. Also, the torpedo is small and easily lost.

Featured In

The Cobra Water Moccasin 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 Water Moccasin are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

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

Water Moccasin (1984)
Tiger Shark (1988)

International Releases

In Brazil in the late 80s, Estrela Toys colored the Water Moccasin red and renamed it the HidroƩlice De Emboscada.

In Europe in the early 80s, Palitoy released the Water Moccasin with different decals.

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 Water Moccasin.

Original Retail: $6.49
Product Number: 6058
Lee's Guide: GIJ-84054v
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 42 (1st Ed.), Pg. 66 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI5297
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a