LEGO Lord of the Rings sets enable you to recreate all the exciting scenes from the Lord of the Rings series, ranging from the Pirate Ship Ambush to the Battle at Helm’s Deep! Starting in 2012, LEGO has manufactured 16 different Lord of the Rings LEGO sets.
Although the most recent Lord of the Rings sets were released in 2013, some Hobbit-themed sets were released more recently (that’s a topic for a different day, however). After a 10 year hiatus, LEGO launched the massive Lord of the Rings Rivendell, a 6074-piece set with 21 minifigures.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them. Let’s explore all of the LEGO Lord of the Rings sets ever made!
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16. The Lord of the Rings: Rivendell 10316 (LEGO exlusive)
Notes: LEGO exclusive set
Minifigures: x1 Aragorn (Dark Brown Legs), x1 Arwen (White Dress), x1 Bilbo Baggins (White Hair), x1 Boromir (Dark Blue Legs), x6 Elf Statue (4 different variants), x1 Eldrond (Dark Red Robe), x1 Frodo Baggins (Dark Green Cape, Light Nougat Feet), x1 Gandalf the Grey, x1 Gimli (Medium Legs), x1 Gloin the Dwarf (White Hair), x1 Legolas (Black Boots), x1 Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry), x1 Peregrin Took (Pippin), x1 Rivendell Elf (Female), x1 Rivendell Elf (Male), x1 Samwise Gamgee
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If there’s one Lord of the Rings set to rule them all, Rivendell is certainly the One! The most ambitious set in the series to date, Rivendell captures the scene and the formation of the legendary Fellowship of the Ring. Members of the group seek to find the Ring of Power and destroy it. Relive the moment all of the key players gather for the first time at the scenic Elvish sanctuary.
Rivendell is a LEGO exclusive item.
15. Pirate Ship Ambush 79008
Minifigures: x1 Aragorn, x1 Gimli, x1 King of the Dead, x1 Legolas, x1 Moridor Orc (bald), x1 Moridor Orc (bald with armor), x1 Pirate of Umbar, x2 Soldier of the Dead (two variations)
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The Pirate Ship, a Corsair ship, features 3 large brown sails, dropping anchor, and a removable rear section with dungeon. Ship is also equipped with a firing crossbow. Ship measures about 13 in high. The wheeled orc catapult measures 1 in high and 3 in long.
14. Battle at the Black Gate 79007
Minifigures: x1 Aragorn, x1 Gandalf the White, x1 Moridor Orc (bald), x1 Moridor Orc (with helmet), Mouth of Sauron
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Recreate the Battle at the Black Gate! Black Gate features ominous, spiked detailing around the top, opening and locking doors, and a secret entrance and a catapult. Gate measures about 8 in high (with gate closed). Great Eagle wingspan extends 7 in across.
13. The Council of Elrond 79006
Minifigures: x1 Arwen, x1 Elrond, x1 Frodo, x1 Gimli
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The Council of Elrond features columns and Elven archways, a stairway and trees with autumn-colors. Place the One Ring on the podium. Use the launch function to send Gimli flying toward the podium as he attempts to destroy the Ring. Set measures about 5 in high and 9 in wide.
12. The Wizard Battle 79005
Minifigures: x1 Gandalf the Grey, x1 Saruman
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The Wizard Battle features Saruman’s throne and spinning palantir (crystal ball) with the ominous Eye of Sauron. Two yellow lamps flank the throne. Push the throne flicker to send a seated Saruman flying. Set measures about 7 in high.
11. The Tower of Orthanc 10237
Minifigures: x1 Gandalf the Grey, x1 Grima Wormtongue, x1 Saruman, x1 Moridor Orc, x1 Uruk-hai (with armor and handprint helmet)
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The Tower of Orthanc features 6 detailed floors including: attic with folding staircase, library, alchemy room, Saruman’s throne room, entrance hall with opening doors and a trapdoor leading to the dreary dungeon. The buildable Ent has poseable limbs and a swinging arm function. The Great Eagle swoops down from the sky and rescues Gandalf from the tower. Tower stands over 28 inches high and the Ent measures about 9 inches tall. Set is a LEGO exclusive item.
10. Elrond 5000202 (Promotional Polybag)
Minifigures: x1 Elrond
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This polybag features an Elrond minifigure with robe and chain mail pattern and dark blue cape. The half-elf Lord of Rivendell is armed with a pearl gold Elven Warrior sword! Set was available as a freebie with pre-orders of the LEGO Lord of the Rings video game (2012).
9. Uruk-hai with Ballista 30211 (Promotional Polybag)
Minifigures: x1 Uruk-hai (with helmet and armor)
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This set features a buildable ballista, a military siege engine sometimes called a ‘bolt thrower’. Weapon is equipped with a flick arrow. Uruk-hai with Ballista is a promotional polybag that was available at United States LEGO Discovery Centers (2012), United States Five Below (2013), and Toys R Us Canada (2012). Set was also available as freebie with The Sun UK British tabloid newspaper on November 3, 2012.
8. Frodo with Cooking Corner 30210 (Promotional Polybag)
Minifigures: x1 Frodo Baggins
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Did you know that hobbits eat seven meals a day? The Frodo with Cooking Corner set features a keg with tap and a stove with a flame and frying pan with sausage. Polybag set was exclusively available for purchase at Toys R Us and as a freebie with The Sun UK British tabloid newspaper on November 4, 2012.
7. The Orc Forge 9476
Minifigures: x1 Lurtz, x2 Moridor Orc (two variations), x1 Uruk-hai (with handprint helmet)
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Build and arm you Dark Army in The Orc Forge. Set features a raising bucket and a slide for moving metal into the smelting pot. A Morior Orc crafts weapons and armor on an anvil. Set includes a light brick with red LED. The Orc Forge measures about 8 in tall and 9 in wide. Set was a Target exclusive item in the United States.
6. The Battle of Helm’s Deep 9474
Minifigures: x1 Aragorn, x1 Gimli, x1 Haldir, x1 King Theoden, x1 Uruk-hai berserker, x1 Uruk-hai (with helmet), x2 Uruk-hai (with helmet and armor)
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Recreate the Battle at Helm’s Deep. Fortress features an opening main gate, exploding wall, and side door attack feature. Set also includes siege ladder, catapult, hidden door, and The Horn of Helm Hammerhand up in the tower. Fortress measures about 6 in tall and 20 in long.
5. The Mines of Moria 9473
Minifigures: x1 Boromir, x1 Peregrin Took (Pippin), x1 Gimli, x1 Frodo Baggins, x1 Legolas, x1 Cave Troll, x2 Skeleton, x2 Moria Orc
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The Mines of Moria scene includes Balin’s tomb with a wall and gate and well with skeleton. Set features falling wall elements, hidden treasure, and opening doors. The wall and gate measure about 5 in wide.
4. Attack on Weathertop 9472
Minifigures: x1 Aragorn, x1 Frodo, x1 Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry), x2 Ringwraith
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Attack on Weathertop features a winding staircase, hidden weapons rack, fireplace area and food. Spring the trapdoor and defend Weathertop by firing the hidden flick missiles. Weathertop measures about 5 inches high and 6 inches wide.
3. Uruk-hai Army 9471
Minifigures: x1 Eomer, x1 Rohan Soldier, x1 Uruk-hai, x1 Uruk-hai (with helmet), x2 Uruk-hai (with helmet and armor)
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The Uruk-hai Army set features a fortress wall with detachable catapult and hook shooter! The minifigure-focused set also includes 6 minifigures, including 4 Urak-hai warriors. Fortress wall measures about 4 inches tall and 5 inches wide. The hook shooter assembly measures about 4 inches across.
2. Shelob Attacks 9470
Minifigures: x1 Frodo Baggins, x1 Samwise Gamgee, x1 Gollum
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The Shelob Attacks set features the giant spider Shelob with 8 poseable legs and string web with hook to catch Frodo! Gollum lurks in the lair entrance, which features a catapult function. Shelob measures about 7 inches across.
1. Gandalf Arrives 9469
Minifigures: x1 Frodo Baggins, x1 Gandalf the Grey
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The adventure begins. Gandalf Arrives LEGO set features wizard Gandalf the Grey riding his horse-drawn cart to the Shire! The two-wheeled cart is loaded with a carrot and barrel of fireworks. Cart and horse measure about 6 inches long.