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Vipero the Snake Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Arachnid the King of Spiders

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Narga the Sea Monster

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

In the perilous Black Ocean lurks Narga the Sea Monster. As well as preying on the rebels fighting evil wizard Malvel, Narga is holding one of the good Beasts of Avantia captive. Can Tom set the good Beast free, or will it remain trapped in the Dark Realm for ever?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Trema the Earth Lord

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Amictus the Bug Queen

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom's quest to free the Mistress of the Beasts brings him to a sweltering jungle. There he must defeat cunning Amictus. But what chance does Tom have against the Beast's incredible speed? And what is the secret his father and Wizard Aduro are keeping from him?Don't missKRABB, MASTER OF THE SEA - HAWKITE, ARROW OF THE AIR - KOLDO THE ARCTIC WARRIOR - ROKK THE WALKING MOUNTAIN - TREMA THE EARTH LORD

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Ferrok the Iron Soldier

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom must face an old enemy, and a brand new Beast! Ferrok the Iron Soldier has risen from the ground, and is marching to conquer Avantia with his army of slave-warriors. Can Tom defy the odds and win the battle?

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Torgor the Minotaur

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The good Beasts of Avantia are in danger. They have been captured by six terrible new Beasts and taken to Gorgonia, the kingdom of evil wizard Malvel. To free the Beasts, Tom journeys into the sinister Dark Realm, where he must first face Torgor the Minotaur...Don't miss:SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Skor the Winged Stallion

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The Dark Wizard has sent six fearsome Beasts to capture the good Beasts of Avantia.They are imprisoned in the Dark Realm, and it is Tom's Quest to save them. He and his companions must undertake a perilous journey and defeat Skor the Winged Stallion.Dont miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Zepha the Monster Squid

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Claw the Giant Monkey

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Trillion the Three-Headed Lion

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The peace of Avantia has been shattered by a fearsome new Beast - Trillion the Three-Headed Lion. If he is to save the kingdom, Tom must defeat Trillion and collect all the pieces of magical golden armour. Will he succeed?Don't miss: ZEPHA THE MONSTER SQUID, CLAW THE GIANT MONKEY, SOLTRA THE STONE CHARMER, VIPERO THE SNAKE MAN, ARACHNID THE KING OF SPIDERS.

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Master Your Destiny: The Pirate's Curse

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome.Sanpao the Pirate King has returned to terrorise Avantia, bringing with him two fearsome Beasts: Polkai the Shark Man and Dredda the Tunnelling Menace!

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Master Your Destiny: The Dagger of Doom

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Mortaxe the Skeleton Warrior

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Master Your Destiny: The Dark Cauldron

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome. Meet old favourites Ferno and Sepron, and do battle with two new and terrifying Beasts: Aldroim - a huge shape-shifting Beast, and Cornix - a crow-like skeletal Beast who lures victims to their deaths!

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Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

A ferocious Two-Headed Demon has stolen Avantia's most precious treasure: the Cup of Life. Tom must get it back, or the kingdom will be destroyed by evil Wizard Malvel. But unknown to Tom, Kragos and Kildor have a deadly secret power that puts him in terrible danger...

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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth rules the rotting forests of Gorgonia. She terrorises the rebels at war with evil wizard Malvel and holds a good Beast captive. All the good Beasts are imprisoned and Tom must save them. Will he defeat Tusk before Malvel's guards track him down?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

New Beasts have been created in Avantia - twin dragons Vedra and Krimon. But the Wizard Malvel plans to capture them, so Tom must take the dragons into hiding. Can Tom save the twin Beasts from the wizard's evil spell?