Earlier this year, LEGO announced that they would be releasing a new wave of LEGO Star Wars Buildable Figures. Although I’m not that into the Contstraction sets, I do love Star Wars and this news raised my interest in these sets. They are separately available for purchase but Toys R Us has a special 2-in-1 Battle Pack (66536) which includes both Luke Skywalker (75110) and Darth Vader (75111).
For this review, I’ll be taking a look at one of the most iconic movie characters of all time with Darth Vader. The TRU Battle Pack has 243 pieces and retails for $49.99 but Darth Vader himself consists of 160 pieces and retails for $29.99. One thing you may notice is the high price for the amount of pieces you get but I feel it’s comparable to what you get with the LEGO BIONICLE sets especially for a licensed theme like Star Wars. The contents of the box includes three un-numbered bags, a bagged cape, and the instruction booklet.
As shown on the box, Vader is from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi where he is dueling Luke Skywalker which you can recreate with this Battle Pack or if you got the figures separately.
I’m not that familiar with Constraction sets so I’m not sure where the builds start from but with Vader, the build starts at the torso. At first glance, you probably can’t tell what you’re building until the middle of instructions when the torso is completed and the armor pieces go … Continue