A very interesting installment of the Toy Shop
I've always thought it would be cool if our Jedi figures could multi-task. You know, in the movies they can swing a lightsaber one second and force-blast someone the next. But a figure that was both a striker and a force-blaster would just be crazy. Just swinging the saber with the extra weight of the huge arm and missile would be ridiculous. Plus you might be able to strike an opponent with your force-blast missile. Just a mess for one figure... but what about two? I give you....
Luminara Unduli & Barriss Offee
How do they work?
Well, as you can see, Luminara is a striker and Barriss is a force-blaster.
Here's what the Star Wars Databank has to say:
"Barriss Offee was loyal Padawan paired with Jedi Master Luminara Unduli, Barriss Offee stayed close to her mentor's side whether during important meetings with the Supreme Chancellor, or in the thick of combat during the outbreak of the Clone Wars. In combat, Barriss specialized in tandem fighting. Her connection to the Force allowed her to perfectly synchronize her actions with that of her Master."
In the movies we never really got to see these two kick any tandem arse, but fans of the Clone Wars cartoon will remember these two defending a Jedi Temple on the frosty world of Illum against some nasty probe droids.
These two deserve to be fighting together in one form or another on the 'tix battlefield. Plus, we need more female figures.