LEGO released their very first Star Wars sets in 1999 – with the theme based on the original Star Wars trilogy as well as “The Phantom Menace”. Since then, many more sets have been released based on the 6 Star Wars movies and this year, LEGO have introduced another 7 new sets for the upcoming “The Force Awakens” movie.
With so many sets available, which one is the favorite among all LEGO and Star Wars fans? We’ve done some research and in this article, we’d like to present to you 15 of the best LEGO Star Wars sets which, in our opinion, are “must-haves” if you are a hardcore LEGO Star Wars collector (grab these sets now while they are still available!):
Recreate the action and adventure of the Star Wars™ movies with the ultimate Death Star playset.
This amazingly detailed battle station features an incredible array of minifigure-scale scenes, moving parts, characters and accessories from Episodes IV and VI on its multiple decks, including the Death Star control room, rotating turbolaser turrets, hangar bay with TIE Advanced starfighter, tractor beam controls, Emperor’s throne room, detention block, firing laser cannon, Imperial conference chamber, droid maintenance facility, and the powerful Death Star superlaser… plus much more!
Swing across the chasm with Luke and Leia, face danger in the crushing trash compactor, and duel with Darth Vader for the fate of the galaxy.
This set includes 24 minifigures and droids, plus all-new Dianoga™ trash compactor monster, along with Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi™, C-3PO™, R2-D2™, Princess Leia™, Chewbacca™, Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight), Darth Vader™, Grand Moff Tarkin™, Emperor Palpatine™, 2 Stormtroopers, 2 Emperor’s Royal Guards™, R2-Q5™, and mouse droid.
Get ready to battle the dark side with the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon, Lego Star Wars Set 10179.
One of Lucas Licensing’s favorite Star Wars models in 2007, this replica of Han Solo’s famous starship is crafted from over 5,000 Lego pieces.
With so many little pieces and such unbelievable detailing, the Millennium Falcon is recommended for advanced Lego builders ages 16 and up.
Who can stop the Empire’s intimidating AT-AT – All Terrain Armored Transport – walker?
Seat the AT-AT Driver and a Snowtrooper in the cockpit of this mighty war machine and move the head to aim the spring-loaded shooters. Pose the legs, trigger the trap door in the body and open up the side hatches for enhanced playability.
This jaw-dropping vessel served as command ship at the Battle of Endor and as the personal flagship of Darth Vader in the classic Star Wars movies.
With its classic dagger-shaped design, the Executor is among the largest and most powerful vessels in the Star Wars galaxy. With over 3,000 pieces, measuring nearly 50 inches (124.5 cm) long and weighing nearly 8 pounds (3.5 kg), every aspect of this fantastic LEGO Star Wars model impresses.
This set includes Darth Vader, Admiral Piett, Dengar, Bossk and IG-88 minifigures.
Hunt down the Rebels in the iconic Tie fighter.
Equipped with dual flick missiles and opening cockpit, this instantly recognizable and hugely popular starship of the Imperial fleet returns to battle the rebel alliance once again.
This set includes 4 minifigures: Tie fighter pilot, Imperial officer, Death Star trooper and R5-J2 droid.
Travel to Endor and visit the treetop home of the Ewoks. Just like in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, this recreation of the Ewoks’ forest dwelling is packed with cool functions, including the tree-trunk hideout, secret Lightsaber stash, spider web, net traps, slide, catapults and an elevating throne. Use the rammer function to take out the Scout Trooper’s speeder − just like in the movie!
Realistic details include rope walkways, vine and leaf elements, kitchen, food storage area, bedroom and a planning room. The Ewok Village set is the perfect addition to your LEGO Star Wars collection.
This set includes R2-D2 as well as 16 minifigures with weapons: Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, 2 Rebel soldiers, 5 Ewoks (including Wicket, Teebo, Chief Chirpa and Logray), 2 Scout Troopers and 2 Stormtroopers.
Fearsome bounty hunter Boba Fett is back, stalking the space ways in his ship, the Slave I.
The sophisticated anti-detection gear and stealth hardware make sure that his quarry never sees him coming until is too late. The Slave I can take on any foe with its bombs, blasters and launchers that really fire. Han Solo is trapped in carbonite and locked in the storage hold, but you can save him. Cockpit and wings rotate for flight and landing.
This set includes Boba Fett, Han Solo in carbonite, Bespin Guard, Dengar and IG-88.
Rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt’s desert palace!
At Jabba’s Palace on Tatooine, Princess Leia is disguised as Boushh as she tries to rescue Chewbacca and carbonite-frozen Han Solo. Can she get past the roof-mounted missiles, defense guns and surveillance equipment to reach them? Or will Jabba and his motley band of followers capture the princess and entrap her beneath Jabba’s sliding throne?
This set includes 9 minifigures: Jabba, Salacious Crumb, Bib Fortuna, Gamorrean Guard, Oola, Han Solo, Princess Leia in Boushh outfit, Chewbacca and B’omarr Monk.
Recreate unforgettable scenes from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope with this amazing LEGO incarnation of the Jawas’ desert-going vehicle, the Sand crawler.
Turn the knob at the rear and steer the Sand crawler into position, lower the front ramp and offload the droids using the 2 working cranes. Luke Skywalker and his Uncle, Owen Lars, are sure to be impressed with the selection on offer: there’s R2-D2, an R1-series Droid, an R2 unit, R5-D4, a Treadwell Droid, Gunk Droid and even C-3PO. When the sale is complete, lift the side panels and top to reveal more great features inside, like the engine, storage bay, cockpit and more. There’s even a speeder bike for when the Jawas need to venture outside.
This set includes 7 minifigures: Luke Skywalker, Uncle Owen, C-3PO and 4 Jawas, plus R2-D2, R2 unit, an R1-series Droid, Gunk Droid, R5-D4 and a Treadwell Droid.
Get ready to battle the Empire with the Rebel heroes’ awesome starship – The Ghost – as seen in the thrilling Star Wars: Rebels animated TV series!
Stay on course with Rebel minifigures in the two cockpits and put Zeb on patrol in the 360-degree rotating gun turret. Land 75048 The Phantom starship (sold separately) in the docking area at the rear. With 2 spring-loaded shooters and storage for a spare missile and a lightsaber, this ship has plenty of weaponry on board. In an emergency, hurry to the escape pods and eject!
This set includes 4 never-before-seen minifigures with assorted weapons: Kanan Jarrus, Hera Syndulla, Zeb Orrelios and a Stormtrooper.
The elegant Lambda-class Imperial shuttle transports the Empire’s elite – and the occasional secret strike team of Rebel commandos – all across the galaxy.
Now you can build this huge and iconic Star Wars vehicle in true minifigure scale for the first time ever!
It’s Luke vs. Vader and Palpatine in the throne room with Force Jump function, collapsing stairs and bridge, opening doors and much more. Play out the epic final duel in Palpatine’s throne room! Reenact the epic final duel between Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine from the movie Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.
This amazing LEGO Star Wars recreation of Emperor Palpatine’s throne room aboard the second Death Star features loads of great play details, like swing-out side sections for easy play, opening entrance doors, Force Jump function, collapsing stairs and bridge, reactor shaft, and detachable throne section with rotating throne and hidden Lightsaber pop-up function.
Can Luke overpower the Royal Guards? Will Lord Vader rescue his son from Palpatine’s deadly Force Lightning attack and send the evil Sith Lord tumbling down the reactor shaft? Only you can decide!
Take to the stars in the classic X-wing starfighter.
Featuring wings that fold into attack mode, proton torpedoes, retractable landing gear and opening cockpit, this most iconic vehicle of the Star Wars universe returns to turn the tide in the battle against the evil Empire.
This set includes 4 minifigures: Luke Skywalker, Jek Porkins, R2-D2 and R5-D8.
The Star Wars saga begins! Blasting through space with Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer in pursuit, the Tantive IV blockade runner carries Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 on a vital mission for the Rebel Alliance.
Celebrate the entire Star Wars saga with this all-new version of the very first starship seen in the films! The Tantive IV features an opening cockpit, rotating and elevating turbo laser cannons, rotating radar dish, removable roof section and interior command center. It also includes an opening compartment with removable cargo transport vehicle and 2 detachable escape pods for the droids to make their getaway with the Death Star plans!
This set includes Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Captain Antilles and Rebel Trooper minifigures.
Collect and create the most highly detailed LEGO Star Wars X-wing Star fighter ever produced.
This iconic star fighter is featured in many of the most exciting Star Wars battle scenes, including the decisive battle scene above planet Yavin. Recreate the moment when Luke Skywalker’s X-wing delivered the proton torpedo that led to the destruction of the Imperial Death Star.
With 1558 pieces, this realistically detailed model features opening wings and cockpit, a special display stand, data sheet label and R2-D2.