Wrecking Ball was once a tiny grub worm about to become the main ingredient in an old wizard’s cauldron of magic stew. But when he was dropped in, the wizard was shocked to see the little grub devour all of the soup and emerge from the cauldron 20 times larger and with a long, sticky tongue. The poor old wizard was even more surprised seconds later, when Wrecking Ball proceeded to swallow him whole. Eventually he ran, quite literally, into the powerful Portal Master Eon, who was intrigued by how he came to be and impressed with his unique abilities.
Wrecking Ball Series 2 - Metallic Purple is a special variant of Wrecking Ball Series 2 for Skylanders Giants. He was randomly found on retail shelves during the release of his character for Giants. Like other special paint variants he will not appear as metallic purple in the game. There are two other Metallic Purple figures that were found during the run of Skylanders Giants: Lightning Rod Series 2 - Metallic Purple and Eye Brawl - Metallic Purple.