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The newest Lego set: Lego Apocalypseburg

The first Lego Movie introduced us to Bricksburg, an idyllic cityscape where everything was awesome. The sequel, Lego Movie 2, might be a little grittier. Arriving on January 16 the $300, 3,178 piece Lego Apocalypseburg set is awesome too in a darker way. The shattered remains of Lady Liberty serves as the centerpiece to the most impressive Lego movie set. Around her are a series of rooms and storefronts that reflect the darker turn the world has taken. There’s a rooftop diner, a spa, a barber/tattoo shop and a gym. Lucy gets her own special headquarters, while Scribble Cop has his own office. There’s a coffee shop, but it’s called Coffee Unchained to fit the theme.

What’s include in Lego Apocalypseburg

When assembled, the Lego Apocalypseburg set stands 20 inches high, making it one of the tallest boxed Lego sets available. Helping populate it are 12 minifigures, including post-apocalyptic versions of Batman, Harley Quinn, Green Lantern and the surfer formerly known as Surfer Dave. He’s now called Chainsaw Dave. Also included are Emmet, “Where are my pants?” Guy, Larry the Barista, Mo-hawk, Roxxi, and Fuse (plus a rat).

This huge Apocalypseburg construction toy has removable modules for easy play, including (according to LEGO:

  • The Coffee Unchained café features a service counter, cash register, buildable coffee machine with 2 coffee pumps, table and seat, and an outdoor table with a parasol and 2 seats.
  • Scribble Cop’s office features an opening jail door and chair-kicking function.
  • Armory features a mannequin, goggles, 3 minifigure helmet elements and 2 buildable weapons.
  • Barber’s/tattoo parlor features a barber’s chair, buildable tattoo machine and hair-cutting tool elements.
  • Lucy’s hideout features a buildable bed with a secret compartment containing various fun elements including a love letter from Batman. The room also features weapon storage and assorted elements including new-for-January-2019 barbed wire.
  • The removable roof of Lucy’s hideout has a buildable seat, engine truck front and water tower.
  • Fuse’s rooftop workshop features a buildable tool chest with a buildable fire extinguisher.
  • Rooftop diner features a buildable V8 engine deep-fat fryer, table, oven, ketchup and mustard dispensers, plus frying pan and food elements.
  • Train-carriage-shaped gym features a buildable punching bag with alien invader decoration and a weightlifting bench.
  • Truck-shaped spa features a buildable hot tub and shower.
  • This  building set also includes Chainsaw Dave’s surfboard rack with 2 surfboards, lookout area with a buildable telescope, an opening sewer and various ladders.
  • Weapons for the characters include Lucy’s crossbow.
  • Accessory elements include Emmet’s 2 coffee mugs, Lucy’s quiver, plus 6 new-for-January-2019 Skeletron head elements (1 as a basketball; 1 on a signpost; 1 as engine decoration; 2 as hair mannequins; and 1 on the armory mannequin).

Check it out at the LEGO Online Store

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