The Bad Guy Leader

About This Vintage Toy

Shredder is the sworn enemy of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. The Evil Shredder and his Foot Clan wish to destroy Splinter and his Turtles. Shredder gained power when he betrayed his former master, Splinter, and sought world domination. He is a master of Ninjitsu and is known for shredding his victims with his razor-cutting armor.


The Shredder action figure stood five inches tall. The action figure wore a cape, body armor, and was accessorized with a sword, ninja stars, kama and fist daggers. The action figure offered 5 points of articulation with the hips, shoulders, and neck. NOTE: The Shredder action figure was never manufactured with a soft rubber head during the introductory of wave, like many other debut action figures were in this line.

Included Accessories

Cutting Armor Sword
Small Turtle Fist Dagger
Large Turtle Fist Dagger
Two Ninja Stars
Weapons Rack

Original Packaging

The packaging for the Shredder action figured a 10 back, collect them all marketing advertisement.  The original first launch card back with the included “Fan Club Flyer” is more valuable and sought after on the current collectors market.

Packaging Front
Packaging Back

The 1988 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV Commercial

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Collector’s Price Guide

ImageProduct NameAllianceTypeSeriesYearMLCMIB / MWCMISB / MOCLast Modified Figure11988$45$55$300 Figure11988$45$55$300 Figure11988$45$55$300 Figure11988$50$60$310 O'Neil (No Stripe)GoodAction Figure11988$65$75$180 Figure11988$45$55$200 SoldierEvilAction Figure11988$35$45$305 Figure11988$35$45$265 Figure11988$40$50$250 Figure11988$35$45$170 Vehicle11988$35$55$120 Vehicle11988$45$90$165 TrooperGoodAction Vehicle11988$35$50$130 BlimpGoodAction Vehicle11988$155$230$550 Party WagonGoodAction Vehicle11988$150$225$480 Whole CollectionNASERIES 1 TOTAL11988$860$1,190$4,025 O'Neil (Blue Stripe)GoodAction Figure11988$40$50$80 O'Neil (Orange Trim)GoodAction Figure11988$30$40$55

How To Use This Price Guide

MLC = “Mint Loose Condition” This is when the action figure or Vehicle is in excellent condition,  and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories, but without the packaging and original included paperwork.

MIB = “Mint in box” This is when the collectible is in excellent condition,  and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories and original included paperwork.

MWC = “Mint with Card Back” This is when an action figure os is excellent condition,  and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories, however included the original card back fully intact. If the original blister bubble is intact, It can bring additional value depending on the condition of the blister bubble.

MISB = “Mint in Sealed Box” This is when the Collectible is in excellent condition,  and is factory sealed and was never opened or used.

MOC = “Mint on Card” This Is when the action figure is in excellent condition and is factory sealed and it’s original blister bubble and was never opened or used.

COMPLETE = “Complete” This is when the collectible is 100% complete with all of its accessories. Additional paperwork included with the original package does increase the overall value but does not necessarily consider the item complete

DISCLAIMER: Retro Toy Quest holds no responsibility for any possible inaccuracies displayed within this reference guide. Values may often fluctuate in the current collectors market prior to or after published updates. All values are estimated by Retro Toy Quest and subject to change and discrepancy, depending on the advanced nature of any collector. This collectors price guide is for informational and reference purposes only. Retro Toy Quest is not affiliated with any product or toy company referenced in this guide.

PLEASE NOTE: Variants, Unpunched, Graded, Early Releases, International, and other unique variations may fetch a higher price point on the collectors market. This reference guide is is designed for evaluating complete, in mint condition items only. Incomplete and lower quality conditioned items may fetch far lower price points, and need to be taken into consideration when evaluating your item.