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Quite a paperweight.

The first large piece of Diablo III merchandise, this large, highly-detailed statue of the Barbarian standing on Diablo's skull was created by Side Show Toys and went on sale in mid-2009. The first round of 750 statues sold out in two days, and they then went into back order.

As of 2011 the statues are sold out, and can only be obtained via ebay and other resale points. Prices start at $500, a considerable increase of the initial $300 price.

Official Description[edit | edit source]

Sideshow Collectibles and Blizzard Entertainment are proud to introduce the Diablo III Collectible series with this epic first release. The OVERTHROWN Diorama depicts the warrior class in fine form, wielding dual-axes in the heat of battle. Each piece is individually painted and finished to exacting standards, each with its own unique quality and detail that is the trademark of a handcrafted Sideshow Collectibles product. Don't miss this opportunity to begin your Diablo III collection with the limited edition OVERTHROWN Diorama.

Product Type: Polystone Diorama
Product Size: 18" H (457.2mm) x 12.5" W (317.5mm) x 13" D (330.2mm)*
Product Weight: 27.00 lbs (12.25 kg)*
Box Size: 25.25" H (641.35mm) x 16.75" W (425.45mm) x 14.25" L (361.95mm)*
Est. Shipping Weight: 50.00 lbs (22.68 kg)*
Dimensional Weight (DIM): 58 lbs

  • Mike Najera
  • Anthony Mestas
  • Brock Otterbacher
  • Jesse Lincoln
  • Chadwick Andersen
  • Simon Garcia
  • The Sideshow Collectibles Design and Development Team
Manufactured by: Sideshow Collectibles

Other Diablo Statues?[edit | edit source]

No official announcements have been made about other Diablo 3 statues created by Side Show Toys, and the sculptors gave a no comment to this when asked in May, 2009. [1]

Medievaldragon: Are you eventually developing a polystone diorama for each of the five Diablo III classes? i.e. the Witch Doctor and the Wizard?
Brant: It’s possible, but not definite.

Making of the Statue[edit | edit source]

Side Show Toys and Blizzard collaborated to release numerous making-of photos, as well as a few interviews with the sculptors and other behind the scenes info.

A detailed article was posted on Side Show Toys about the making of. It includes numerous photos.

News Milestones[edit | edit source]

  • May 13, 2009 -- Short interview with the Side Show sculptors.
  • June 22, 2009 -- First edition of the statue sells out in two days.

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