Ents, eagles and Christopher Lees abound in Lego's LotR Orthanc set

It's not quite as nice as this fanmade creation from 2011, but Lego's official Lord of the Rings Tower of Orthanc set is still pretty fantastic. For $200 US, you get more than 2300 bricks, the 28-inch-tall tower, a 9-inch-tall Ent, Saruman, Gandalf, a bunch of special feature, and more! Check the specs and more pics here.


And here's the details on the set:

10237 Tower of Orthanc

Ages 14+. 2,359 pieces.
Build the The Lord of the Rings™ trilogy must-have model!
US $199.99 CA $249.99 DE 199.99€ UK 169.99 £ DK 1699.00 DKK

Finally, collect one of the most instantly recognizable and iconic buildings of The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Tower of Orthanc! Build all 6 highly detailed floors filled with fascinating movie-related details including the attic, library, alchemy room, Saruman’s throne room, entrance hall and dungeon. This exclusive model stars in some of the most iconic scenes from The Lord of the Rings movies. Swoop down with the Great Eagle and rescue stranded Gandalf the Grey from his tower-top prison after his defeat at the hands of the white wizard, Saruman. Build the powerful, tree-like Ent, with poseable limbs and cool swinging arm function, then attack the Uruk-hai and Orc Pitmaster while Saruman and his servant Grima Wormtongue take refuge high in the tower. The Tower of Orthanc is a must-have model for any The Lord of the Rings collection! Includes a Great Eagle, buildable Ent figure and 5 minifigures with weapons: Saruman with kirtle outfit, Grima Wormtongue, Gandalf the Grey, an Uruk-hai and the Orc Pitmaster.

  • Includes a Great Eagle, buildable Ent figure and 5 minifigures with weapons: Saruman with kirtle outfit, Grima Wormtongue, Gandalf™ the Grey, an Uruk-hai™ and the Orc Pitmaster

    Features 6 highly detailed floors with lots of functions, including a folding staircase, LEGO® light brick palantir, opening entrance doors and a trap door

    Weapons include 5 staffs, knife, sword, shield and a long axe

    The attic features a folding staircase, the 3 staffs of the missing wizards, the 2 keys of the Two Towers, 2 maps and an Uruk-hai helmet, shield and sword

    The library features 2 books, 2 torches, 2 maps and 2 skulls

    The alchemy room features 2 torches, a bomb (being produced for the Battle of Helm’s Deep™), 2 potions, bottle, skull, gunpowder keg, pot, cauldron and a long axe

    Saruman’s throne room features lamps, 2 bookcases with 3 potions, map, letter and the powerful palantir with a LEGO light brick

    The entrance hall features opening doors, trap door, 2 large banners, chandelier, statue and 2 axes

    The creepy dungeon features a chain, 2 bones, 2 skulls and a rat

    Buildable Ent features poseable limbs for holding a minifigure and a cool swinging arm function

    Attack the tower with the cool buildable and poseable Ent!

    Swoop to the rescue with the Great Eagle!

    Activate the LEGO light brick and make the palantir glow!

    Set the trap door and banish unwanted guests to the dungeon!

    Prepare the bomb for the Battle of Helm’s DeepTM!

    Swing the Ent’s arms to smash or grab things with the poseable fingers!

    Measures over 28″ (73cm) high, 8″ (21cm) wide and 6″ (16cm) deep

    Ent stands over 9″ (23cm) tall

[Via The One Ring]


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