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LEGO Star Wars 75381 Buildable Droideka Rumoured For May 2024

We've already seen the release of one buildable Star Wars character of 75379 R2-D2 in 2024 but another one will be releasing in just a couple of months time. In particular, this is a brand-new brick-built version of a Droideka, releasing to celebrate 25 years of both LEGO Star Wars and Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. The latest set to be based on the prequel trilogy will retail for $64.99 with a total of 583 pieces.

Earlier we mentioned how a buildable version of R2-D2 has already been revealed for a March 2024 release. However, unlike 75379 R2-D2, 75381 Buildable Droideka will be aimed at an older audience with an age rating of 18+. This is further reflected by the black box art which we've become accustomed to in recent years and a display stand with a printed information plaque.

The destroyer droids were used during the Invasion of Naboo and will finally be returning to brick-built LEGO form on 1st May 2024. The last set of a standalone LEGO Droideka was 2000s LEGO Technic set of 8002 Destroyer Droid but 2024s version will be much more brick-built using more standard LEGO pieces. However, some LEGO Technic pieces may still be required in order to create the Droids compacted ball mode.

Other features of the brick-built Droideka are unknown but, along with the ball mode, hopefully, a couple of more cool features are included for $65. And, at that price point, the 18+ set isn't Minifigure-less. Finally, we will be getting a Minifigure scale version of a Droideka which is likely to include an exclusive build.

75381 Buildable Droideka

Set Name - Buildable Droideka

Set Number - 75381

Age Range - 18+

Piece Count - 583

Price - $64.99

Release Date - 1st May 2024

75381 Buildable Droideka is one of many sets releasing on the 1st of May 2024 for the usual Star Wars Day celebrations but what do you think? Are you happy to be getting a brick-built version of the destroyer droid? What features do you want LEGO to include? Let us know in the comments below.


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