LEGO Reveals Massive "Star Wars" Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser

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It measures 3.5 feet agelong and contains 5,374 individual pieces.

The LEGO Star Wars Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser assembled connected a desk.LEGO

To observe nan 20th day of nan 2D-animated "Star Wars: Clone Wars," LEGO is launching a monolithic Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser set. It's nan latest introduction successful LEGO's Ultimate Collectors Series, joining different monolithic "Star Wars" builds for illustration nan AT-AT and Star Destroyer. Notably, this is nan first "Star Wars: Clone Wars" group ever developed by LEGO. It goes connected waste October 4th for $650, though LEGO Insiders tin spot their orders connected October 1st.

The Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser is massive, clocking successful astatine 43 inches (109 cm) agelong and 21 inches (54 cm) wide. It contains 5,374 individual pieces, including Captain Rex and Admiral Yuralen minifigures. And, for illustration astir different LEGO show pieces, nan Republic Attack Cruiser comes pinch a mini commemorative plaque. Oddly, this group does not person immoderate articulated pieces, though it stays existent to life pinch a elaborate creation and plentifulness of non-functioning turrets.

The LEGO Star Wars Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser assembled and viewed from nan sideLEGO

As galore "Star Wars" fans will show you, nan Republic Attack Cruiser made its debut successful nan prequel bid (specifically nan opening series of Episode III). But it's often remembered for its appearances successful nan "Clone Wars" animated series, wherever it was utilized extensively. The Republic Attack Cruiser is chiefly a vessel of war, and it represents nan Republic's maturation during nan Clone Wars era. It's a benignant of precursor to nan Super Star Destroyer, a likewise ample ship.

We're seeing a batch of renewed liking successful "Star Wars: Clone Wars" and its 3D-animated followup, "Star Wars: The Clone Wars." This whitethorn beryllium owed to nan caller "Ahsoka" bid connected Disney+, which focuses connected 1 of nan astir celebrated characters of nan Clone Wars era. LEGO has announced immoderate products to coincide pinch Disney's "Ahsoka," including nan T-6 Jedi Shuttle. If you're a instrumentality of nan aged animated "Star Wars" cartoons, you should support an oculus retired for caller Clone Wars-inspired LEGO sets (and different merchandise).

To reiterate, nan Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser group launches connected October 4th and costs a whopping $650. If you're a LEGO Insider, you tin bid nan Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser connected October 1st — 3 days early. The LEGO Insider programme is free to subordinate and helps you gain rewards connected LEGO purchases.

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