While just an egg, Cynder was stolen by the henchmen of an evil dragon named Malefor and raised to do his bidding. For years, she spread fear throughout the land until she was defeated by Spyro the Dragon and freed from the grip of Malefor. But dark powers still flow through her, and despite her desire to make amends for her past, most Skylanders try to keep a safe distance… just in case.
Cynder - Metallic Purple is a very limited special variant of Cynder for Spyro's Adventure. It was exclusive to the 2012 Toy Fair held in New York City. This was the first character that Activision has given out at the Toy Fair.
Other NY Toy Fair figures include: Chop Chop - Metallic Blue (2013) and Dune Bug - Metallic Red (2014).
Other trade show figures include Hex - Pearl (Toy Fair Nuremberg 2012) Spyro - Chrome (E3 2012), Hot Dog - Color Shift (E3 2013), Gill Grunt Series 2 - Metallic Green (GameStop Expo 2013).