LEGO Star Wars Reveals Largest Set To Date

Carla Harmon
September 6, 2019

From the Death Star to the Millennium Falcon, LEGO fans have emptied their piggy banks time and again to enjoy some fantastic and complex builds - often made of thousands of grey blocks to make things more challenging.

On Thursday, Lego announced a 4,784 piece scale recreation of the Imperial Star Destroyer Devastator, best known as the Imperial ship that captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) aboard the Tantive IV at the very beginning of the original Star Wars.

Star Wars LEGO Star Destroyer

He says that a LEGO Star Wars model has never had such an extensive Technic structure before, and that he tried to make the inside as colorful as possible since the outside is primarily grey.

In brief: The product's description on Lego's site references swiveling guns, huge engine exhausts, intricate surface detailing and even a tilting radar dish. With over 4,700 pieces, and a price tag around $700, the latest Ultimate Collector Series set is the Devastator.

A Lego Tantive IV in the hangar bay of the new Star Destroyer model. And while this isn't quite as big as the UCS version of the Millennium Falcon, it's still an impressive assembly of LEGO bricks.

The UCS Imperial Star Destoryer is available in LEGO stores and online. Members of Lego's VIP program will be able to get their's 18 September. Today they're unveiling an epic addition to the Ultimate Collectors Series to mark the anniversary. Previous Star Wars related sets include the Millenium Falcon, The Betrayal at Cloud City and the Death Star.

Also includes an attachable, buildable scale version Tantive IV starship for added Star Wars: A New Hope authenticity. That's granted they have the $699 it will set them back.

The massive Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer measures a jaw-dropping 17-inches high 26-inches wide and 43-inches long. Everyone else can get it on October 1.

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