In a bizarre
mix and match of magno characters, Lord Meto and his "horse"
Metallion were culminated from a combination of the original
Italian Emperor and Lantaurion/Pegasus toys. The Emperor's name
would be changed and instead of pairing him up with the sleek
looking Megas, he was given this odd looking sidekick as a replacement.
Other than the changing of the steed, the Emperor and both series
Lord Metos are completely identical.
The only real
major change with the figures design was the Lantaurion/Pegasus
head now being cast in black plastic with green painted eyes
to make Metallion. Other than that, both figures shared all
the same original features like magnetic joints and launching
fists. Although very nice to look at, the cheaper plastic used
led to loose fitting parts and Lord Meto's arms and leg sections
are usually loose. The rubber cape also included sometimes caused
the plastic tray the figure sits in to deteriorate and flake