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LEGO Hobbit Sales on Amazon

LEGO The Hobbit The Goblin King Battle (79010)

LEGO is having a sale on Amazon for a few of The Hobbit sets, just in time for Christmas shopping. For a limited time and while supplies last, you can save at least 20% on select LEGO Hobbit sets and if you spend $25, you get FREE Super Saver Shipping.

Update: Prices are fluctuating quickly and you may find some sets cheaper than the one I’ve listed.

  • Riddles for The Ring (79000)$11.99 $9.59 (20%)
  • Escape from Mirkwood Spiders (79001)$29.99 $22.97 (23%)
  • Attack of the Wargs (79002)$49.99 $38.97 (22%)
  • The Goblin King Battle (79010)$99.99 $78.97 (21%)
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The Hobbit Sets Now Available at LEGO

The new Hobbit sets are now available at LEGO as well as [email protected]icon. Remember that you still have FREE shipping until December 18th. Also, YourCreativeFriends has informed us that the Hobbit sets are also available at Toys R Us, and for a limited time, TRU is having a buy one, get one 50% off LEGO construction sets.

Riddles for The Ring (79000) – $9.99icon

Trick Gollum™ and help Bilbo Baggins™ escape with the Ring!

On the shores of an underground lake beneath the Misty Mountains, Bilbo Baggins™, armed with Sting, discovers a magic ring that was recently lost by the creature Gollum™. Use the reveal function to take the golden Ring! But beware – only Gollum, aboard his boat of Goblin skin and bones, knows the way out. Can our Hobbit hero solve the riddles asked by Gollum and escape to freedom with the Ring before Gollum realizes it’s gone? You decide as you build and recreate this famous scene from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey™. Includes 2 minifigures: Bilbo Baggins and Gollum.

• Includes 2 minifigures: Gollum and Bilbo Baggins in journey outfit with Sting
• Boat with bone elements included
• Features rock with opening front section and secret compartment for the Ring
• Accessories include the Ring and a fish
• Use the reveal function to open the rock and get the Ring!
• Escape from the Misty Mountains with the Ring!
• Rock measures over 2” (6cm) high, 2” (7cm) wide and 2” (6cm) deep
• Boat measures over 0.5” (1.5cm)

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LEGO The Hobbit Riddles For The Ring (79000) Review

I was at Walmart the day after Black Friday to see what was available in the LEGO section. To my surprise, I saw a pallet stocked with a few of the new Hobbit sets so I grabbed what I could, find including the first set in the series, Riddles For The Ring (79000). The set retails for $9.99 and consists of 105 pieces, about $0.10/piece. There are two un-numbered bags and one instruction booklet. In the back of the instruction book, you can also see all the minifigures in the Hobbit theme.

LEGO The Hobbit Riddles for The Ring (79000) LEGO The Hobbit Riddles for The Ring (79000)

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LEGO Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Amazon UK Sales

Amazon UK is having a sale of all LEGO Lord of the Rings sets as well as on preorders of The Hobbit sets. Now would be a very good time to pick these sets up! There was no listing for the Barrel Escape (79004).

Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit

**Via FBTB

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LEGO The Hobbit Pricing

According to Brickset, there is now pricing for the LEGO The Hobbit sets and will be available on November 27. There are also reports that Smith’s and Fred Meyer stores in the US have already started selling the sets ahead of schedule. This is some great news as the holiday season rolls around.

Riddles for The Ring (79000) – $9.99
Escape From Mirkwood Spiders (79001) – $29.99
Attack of the Wargs (79002) – $49.99
An Unexpected Gathering (79003) – $69.99
Barrel Escape (79004) – $39.99
The Goblin King Battle (79010) – $99.99

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LEGO The Hobbit Riddles For The Ring (79000) Designer Video

LEGO has released their third designer video in the LEGO The Hobbit series their YouTube channel and on their minisite. For this week, they have released Riddles For The Ring (79000). This set shows the scene where Bilbo Baggins encounters Gollum in the Goblin Caves. Hans Henrik Sidenius returns in this video to describe the set in more detail including the minifigures and the play features.

On the shores of an underground lake beneath the Misty Mountains, Bilbo Baggins™, armed with Sting, discovers a magic ring that was recently lost by the creature Gollum™. Use the reveal function to take the golden Ring! But beware – only Gollum, aboard his boat of Goblin skin and bones, knows the way out. Can our Hobbit hero solve the riddles asked by Gollum and escape to freedom with the Ring before Gollum realizes it’s gone? You decide as you build and recreate this famous scene from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey™. Includes 2 minifigures: Bilbo Baggins and Gollum.

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LEGO The Hobbit Site Update

If you go to the Official LEGO The Hobbit site, you’ll find that there are more details and images for the new sets. Starting from now to November 12, LEGO will be releasing images of the sets every Monday. Right now, you can see the details of the An Unexpected Gathering (79003) set.

Gandalf the Grey has invited the Dwarves to Bag End — the Hobbit home of Bilbo Baggins. At first, Bilbo is not happy about cooking for so many unexpected and rude guests! But when they invite him to join their quest to The Lonely Mountain, the Company set out on their epic adventure.

**Update 10/8/12 – Information for the An Unexpected Gathering (79003) set has been released.**

**Update 10/15/12 – Information for The Goblin King Battle (79010) set has been released.**

**Update 10/22/12 – Information for the Riddles For The Ring (79000) set has been released.**

**Update 10/29/12 – Information for the Attack of the Wargs (79002) set has been released.**

**Update 11/5/12 – Information for the Barrel Escape (79004) set has been released.**

You are also able to see details of the characters of the sets. Below are the descriptions of characters:

Bilbo Baggins – Like all Hobbits, Bilbo Baggins enjoys the quiet life in Hobbiton. All he needs to be happy is a full pantry and a good book. A Baggins doesn’t just go running off into the blue. Until the Wizard Gandalf the Grey and thirteen Dwarves turn up on Bilbo’s doorstep, that is. He is invited to join The

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