I’m finally done with reviewing SAnitY with the Elite Nikki Cross figure. I loved the idea of having a woman in a faction who wrestles in addition to being a second/valet.
Cross is the one member of SAnitY who seems likely to get another Elite figure, but I’m glad Mattel got to her debut look before she updated it while teaming with Alexa Bliss. Let’s see if this figure keeps me sane.
Packaging: Cross marks one of my final figures to review with this packaging setup. The white with red accents did look sharp even if I’m tired of it. I still like the package back with the stat card and bio with the rest of the wave at the bottom.
Likeness: Nikki has kind of a deranged fired up look. Mattel did a nice job on the head sculpt but as usual wet hair is hard to pull off. The expression works for Cross even if she doesn’t look as wild as normal.
Mattel also knocked out her leather corset with all the buckles and straps as well as her ripped pants. Those came out very well.
Scale: Cross is 5’2″ making her by far the shortest member of SAnitY. She definitely looks up at the 5’11” Eric Young and 6’4” Killian Dain. Cross is taller than the 5’1″ Alexa Bliss.
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Paint: Nikki Cross doesn’t have a ton of paint apps save the silver buckles and cross on her right leg. There’s more subtle work on her pants with a lighter grey pattern and pink tampos on her butt. It’s hard to see from a distance, but it’s nice detail work.
Articulation: The female Elite body is mildly frustrating as its limitations are easily fixable. Mattel’s Ultimate Edition line is fixing some problems on that front, but there’s still a slew of female Elite figures like Cross in the works.
Cross at least has the added benefit of being a valet of sorts and I was easily able to do her interference type attacks.
But good luck trying to pull off submission moves as it’s very challenging.
Nikki Cross has:
- ball-jointed shoulders
Accessories: Nikki comes with everything she needs for her SAnitY ring gear.
Unlike the others her ring vest hood is a separate piece that fits atop the ring vest. Her mask is also connected to the hoodie.
Like the rest of her crew, Mattel did right by Nikki with her vest, which has a Scottish flag on the left breast pocket and a big studded belt. The paint job on the zipper, studs and flag are well done.
She also comes with a pair of sunglasses. They stay on just fine with reasonable movement.
Worth it? For the most part the WWE Elite female figures aren’t worth the $20 retail price. Fortunately I got Nikki for $15 so it worked out.
Rating: 8 out of 10
Where to get it? Cross was a Target exclusive, but you can get her now from Amazon at a lower price than retail.
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