Avengers: Infinity War is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the most highly anticipated movie of 2018. As the threat of intergalactic supervillain Thanos has loomed over the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2012’s The Avengers, the brewing conflict over the fate of the universe will finally come to a head on April 27. Fans are also ecstatic about the upcoming teamup between The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy, who have been shut off from the rest of the MCU until now.
These 6 LEGO sets inspired by Avengers: Infinity War not only allow fans to recreate scenes from the upcoming movie, but also include plot elements from the film as well!
1. The Outrider Dropship Attack
The “Outrider Dropship Attack” set features Captain America, Black Widow, and two outriders. According to Amazon, the “dropship features an opening dual minifigure cockpit with the Infinity Stone element on a stand, foldout sides and 2 stud shooters.” Marvel fans can recreate the climactic scene of Infinity War, in which the Avengers team up in Wakanda to defeat Thanos once and for all.
2. Thor’s Weapon Quest
The “Thor’s Weapon Quest” set features Thor and Guardians of the Galaxy heroes Rocket and Groot. The set’s “escape pod features an opening cockpit, detachable roof and 2 stud shooters. The escape pod can be attached to the Guardians of the Galaxy ship. The space station featured in the set contains “a cosmic power source, 2 energy coils, weapon reveal function, and the Infinity Stone element and stand.”
3. Corvus Glaive Thresher Attack
The “Corvus Glaive Thresher Attack” LEGO set features Black Panther, Shuri, Vision, Corvus Glaive, and Outrider with six arms. Infinity War will mark the first appearance for supervillain Corvus Glaive, who is both a child and henchman for Thanos. The battle is featured at a Wakandan wall, which features a “lever-operated gate, tower with 2 rotating, dual stud-shooting turrets, hidden disc shooter, hinged wall section, lab with minifigure seat, desk and 2 computer screen elements.”
4. Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown
The “Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown” features Spider-Man, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, and Ebony Maw. Ebony Maw is another child of the villainous Thanos and a member of the Black Order, a guild of dangerous assassins that serve Thanos. The “Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown” set features “a 3-level New York City building including the Sanctum Sanctorum, pizzeria, Peter Parker’s apartment, 2 fire escapes, rooftop water tower, plus a detachable street corner scene.” In addition to the four minifigures, the set also includes Cull Obsidian, one of Thanos’ most formidable allies.
5. Thanos Ultimate Battle Set
The “Thanos Ultimate Battle” set features three minifigures (Iron Man, Gamora, Star-Lord), and a large figure (Thanos). The set’s Guardian Ship “features an opening cockpit for the space scooter, flip-up windshield, opening rear compartment with 2 minifigure seats, removable roof and space for Infinity Gauntlet and stand.” The set also includes the Infinity Gauntlet and Infinity Stone.
6. The Hulkbuster Smash Up
This incredible “Hulkbuster Smash Up” set features Bruce Banner, Falcon, Proxima Midnight and an Outrider. Proxima Midnight, who is also being introduced to the MCU in Infinity War, is another child of Thanos and a member of the Black Order. The eye-popping HulkBuster “features an opening minifigure cockpit, wheel-operated bashing arm function and posable fingers, arms and legs.”