Lego Star Wars
What is the best Lego Star Wars set?
In 1999, Lego launched the first product line of the Star Wars science fiction saga. Today, there is a whole series of Lego Star Wars sets, with which to build the most iconic vehicles and settings from all the new movies, as well as from the animated series. In this article, we are going to review the best sets based on the movies, so you can enjoy rebuilding the Death Star or the Millennium Falcon at home. If you like Star Wars, enjoy our list and may the force be with you!
1. LEGO Star Wars Kessel Corridor Millennium Falcon
Precautions: Contains small parts, therefore not suitable for children under 3 years of age. It is recommended that it be used under adult supervision.
Main features: The Millennium Falcon is one of the most iconic ships in the saga. This set includes figures of Han Solo, Chewbacca, Qi’ra, Lando Calrissian, Quay Tolsite, an operations droid and a DD-BD droid. The set has the details of the ship, with its spring-loaded shooters, antenna, branch and laser turrets with rotating seats. Inside you’ll find the cargo area with the Nav Computer, Couch, and Dejarik’s Holographic Dashboard. It’s one of the most interesting sets for fans of Han Solo and his ship, and a great deal.
Functionality: The laser turrets are rotating and functional, capable of firing torpedoes. The cockpit cover raises and lowers, so you can place the figures in the control compartment or on the cargo deck. Also includes electrobinoculars, missile bay and hyperdrive with repair tools.
Educational value: The Millennium Falcon is a set designed for lovers of Han Solo and his iconic ship. Its function is basically to have fun and have a good time playing with the ship and its crew, since they are some of the most important characters in the saga.
Maintenance: Once assembled, the Millennium Falcon can be stored on a shelf or table. Special care must be taken when opening and closing the cover so as not to lose any parts.
2. Poe Dameron’s LEGO Star Wars X-wing Fighter
Precautions: Not suitable for children under 3 years of age. It should always be used under the supervision of an adult.
Main characteristics: The X-Wing or Wing-X is an ideal gift for small pilots at home. It is about the ship piloted by Poe Dameron, one of the best aviators of the Resistance. The ship is identical to the one that appears in The Rise of Skywalker and has all the details, such as the wings with double mode: attack and flight, shooting functions, retractable landing gear and the figures of Poe Dameron, one of the knights of Ren and a Jannah with their weapons, also includes R2-D2.
Functionality: The wings have two positions (attack and flight) and are retractable, the positions can be changed by pressing a button. The ship also has a slot for R2-D2, the cannons are designed to fire and the landing gear is retractable.
Educational Value: This is an ideal gift for any Star Wars fan. As it is a construction toy, it is ideal for developing “fine” motor skills. It can be played alone or accompanied, so it also reinforces social skills.
Maintenance: Once assembled, it can be stored on any shelf or table. It can also be disassembled and stored in the box, taking special care not to lose any parts, since otherwise it will not be possible to assemble it again.
3. Star Wars LEGO Death Star
Precautions: It is a product designed for people over 14 years of age. It does not work with batteries.
Main Features: Includes 24 figures and droids, as well as the Dionaga, the trash compactor monster. It also features new figures like Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in stormtrooper uniform, plus an HKB-3 droid, an interrogator droid and a Death Star droid, along with two Imperial troopers.
Functionality: You can rescue Princess Leia, escape through the garbage compactor chute or use the controls to position the Death Star laser, you can also use the elevator to access Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced or recreate the fight between Obi Wan Kenobi and the Sith Lord. It’s a perfect birthday present for any lover of the classic Star Wars saga.
Educational value: Being a Lego Star Wars assembly set, you can develop fine motor skills and memory. It is a perfect toy to play alone, but also to play in company, so you will develop social skills.
Maintenance: You can store the Death Star on any shelf, always try to keep it out of direct sunlight, as it will affect the plastic parts.
New Edition: This version of the Death Star includes some new pieces, such as the figures of Luke and Han dressed as soldiers or the set of soldiers and droids of the Death Star.
4. LEGO Star Wars TIE Fighter Attack
Precautions: This is a LEGO 4+ set, special to amuse the little ones at home, it is a toy for children over 4 years of age and should always be used under the supervision of an adult.
Main features: Includes two minifigures; a TIE pilot and a Rebel fleet trooper. Also includes easy-to-build pieces for the TIE Fighter and a small Rebel control station. The pieces are black, red and metallic, just like the ships in the movies. Also includes two blasters (pistols) for the figures.
Functionality: This is a set to build an Imperial TIE Fighter, like the ones seen in A New Hope. It’s a cheap Lego Star Wars set with features like an opening cockpit with space for the figure, a lower structure and quick-build wings to start playing early.
Educational value: This is a set designed for children, so you can teach the smallest of the house the value of the first films and introduce them to the world of Star Wars.
Maintenance: If it is assembled, it can be stored on a shelf or on a table. It should be covered with a cloth to protect it from dust and direct sunlight. If it is disassembled, it can be stored in its box, taking special care not to lose any parts.
5. LEGO Star Wars Star Destroyer
Precautions: This is a very complex set, with many pieces and some of very small size. Although it is suitable for children from 36 months, it is actually a toy for young people 18 years and older.
Main features: The LEGO Star Destroyer is one of the best sets of 2022. It consists of more than 3000 pieces and, once assembled, it is more than 120 cm long and weighs 3.5 kg and the pieces are metallic gray tones. Includes Darth Vader, Admiral Piett, Bossk, IG-88 and Dengar figures. It is one of the rarest sets of the brand and it is usually very difficult to find a new one in good condition.
Functionality: Once assembled, it is a very large decorative piece (almost a meter and a half long). It has landing gear and a base to stand on. Being so large, it can be assembled in modules, which once completed are assembled and form the final element.
Educational Value: Once started, this is a very extensive project. With over 3,000 pieces, patience is worked on, as well as fine motor skills and concentration.
Maintenance: When mounted, the base must be used to keep it firmly in place. It is important to keep it on a flat surface such as a table or shelf. It should also not be exposed to direct sunlight.
6. LEGO Star Wars Mandalorian Battle Pack
Precautions: It is a toy that contains small parts that children can swallow. It is intended for children over 6 years of age and should always be used under the active supervision of an adult.
Main Features: If your little one likes the new Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, it would be a good idea to give him this pack that has four figures of Mandalorian warriors, with their armor and blasters that shoot. Plus a ground speeder that measures 3” (8cm) long and 2” (6cm) high, and a defensive fort that you can ride alongside him.
Functionality: Mandalorian blasters actually fire. The ground speeder is equipped with two stud shooters and also the defensive fort. Children will be able to play, turn and move the defensive position and the speeder.
Plus, with the free LEGO Life app, they’ll learn how to put the set together in easy steps that they can easily follow.
Educational value: This is a construction game that helps them develop fine motor skills. They will also develop a better perception of space and exercise their memory.
Maintenance: It does not need maintenance, since the parts are made of plastic. However, it is advisable that, once they finish playing, they put all the pieces in the box, being very careful not to lose any.
7. LEGO Star Wars TIE Interceptor Black Ace
Precautions: It is a toy for children from 3 years of age and should always be used under the direct supervision of an adult.
Main Features: This set is a perfect purchase if your child loves the Star Wars: Resistance series, as the TIE Black Ace is identical to the one featured in it. It is a very original ship, with easy-to-assemble parts. All parts are plastic and metallic in color. Includes Griff Halloran, Poe Dameron figures and a BB-8 droid
Functionality: The pilot’s cabin is folding, which will allow you to open it to put the figure at the controls of the ship. It has two spring-loaded shooters on the wingtips and a removable tailgate that offers access to the cargo hold to store a spare missile.
Educational value: Being a set of pieces, it helps to improve and develop spatial memory, while reinforcing creativity and manual dexterity.
Maintenance: It is very important to watch so that none of the pieces are lost. Also keep the set out of direct sunlight and, if disassembled, store the pieces in their box.
8. Star Wars Luke Skywalker Land Speeder
Precautions: It is not a suitable toy for children under 7 years of age and should always be used under the supervision of an adult.
Main features: The set consists of plastic pieces to build the Speeder and a small cave for a Jawa. In addition, it includes the figures of C-3PO, a Jawa armed with his rifle and another of Luke Skywalker, with his blaster and macrobinoculars. The set has 236 pieces, with which you can enjoy playing with friends or alone.
Functionality: Luke Skywalker’s speeder is one of the most iconic and original vehicles in the saga. It has many details such as a space for the figures, an opening compartment in which to store the macrobinoculars that Luke uses in the movie and a connector to place Luke’s rifle.
Educational value: It is a very fun set for the little ones. Its assembly improves the development of creativity, in addition, once assembled they can enjoy observing and turning the model.
Maintenance: The pieces do not require their own maintenance, beyond taking a little care not to lose the pieces and keep it away from direct sunlight, which could damage the plastic.
New Edition: This version of Luke Skywlaker’s X34 Land Speeder is new for 2022, so you shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to buy it online.
9. LEGO Star Wars Duel on Mustafar
Caution: This is a set that contains small parts, so it is not suitable for children under 7 years of age. It should always be used under adult supervision.
Main features: This is a set of 208 LEGO pieces, with the colors of the planet Mustafar: red, yellow and black. It is a fun gift for Christmas, since in addition to the construction pieces it contains the figures of Anakin Skywalker and Obi Wan Kenobi.
Functionality: With this set, you will be able to recreate the Mustafar battle between Anakin and Master Obi Wan Kenobi, after which the young Jedi definitively fell to the dark side of the force. Both figures wear the same outfits as in the movie and the pieces that make up the mine offer many possibilities to play and have fun.
Educational value: It improves children’s spatial ability, as well as fine motor skills, since, among the pieces that are used, some are small.
Maintenance: The pieces are made of plastic, so they do not require special maintenance. However, it is advisable to be careful and not lose any pieces.
10. LEGO Star Wars Sith Troopers Battle Pack
Caution: This is a toy intended for children 6 years of age and older and because it contains very small parts that can be swallowed, adults should supervise children when playing.
Main Features: The set includes a First Order officer figure, a Sith trooper and two Sith jet troopers. In addition, the 4 blasters and two jetpacks are included. The set is made up of 105 metallic and blue LEGO pieces, with which to assemble the Speeder of the First Order soldiers. Once assembled, it measures 10 cm in length and 8 in width.
Functionality: As a gift, this set is a great idea, since once assembled it is compact and small, perfect for taking it anywhere. The soldiers’ blasters really shoot. Plus, with the LEGO Life app, kids can learn to build the ship on their own in minutes.
Educational Value: This Star Wars LEGO set engages your child’s creativity and building skills. By playing with it, children develop their imagination.
Maintenance: The pieces are made of plastic and are very resistant, so they do not require special care. If the toy is disassembled, it is important that you keep all the pieces in the box.