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New Harry Potter Sets Are Here To Magically Drain Your Bank Account

Here is some exciting news for fans of the LEGO Harry Potter range – 6 new sets! These sets have officially been announced today with availability from June 1st. Pre-orders open April 30.

Here’s the detail of each set announced today… (additional box photos at the end of the post)

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Room of Requirement (75966)

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  • 193 pieces
  • The full model, when connected, measures over 2″ (7cm) high, 7″ (19cm) long and 2″ (6cm) deep. The different sections of the set can be attached in a variety of configurations to inspire new ways to play.
  • Includes 3 minifigures: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Luna Lovegood.
  • $29.99

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Forbidden Forest: Umbridge’s Encounter (75967) harry-potter-2020-sets-3

  • 253 pieces
  • The full model measures over 4” (12cm) high and Grawp stands over 5” (13cm) high, providing a magical large-scale model for use as part of kids’ role-play adventures or on display in their rooms.
  • Includes 3 minifigures: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Dolores Umbridge.
  • $49.99

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hogwarts™ Astronomy Tower (75969)

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  • 971 pieces
  • The model measures over 15” (40cm) high, 11” (29cm) wide and 6” (17cm) deep and connects seamlessly with LEGO® Hogwarts™ sets 75953, 75954 and 75948.
  • Includes 8 minifigures Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Horace Slughorn, Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom, Ron Weasley, Lavender Brown and Draco Malfoy.
  • $179.99

LEGO® Harry Potter™ 4 Privet Drive (75968)

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  • 797 pieces
  • The house measures over 6” (17cm) high, 6” (16cm) wide and 4” (12cm) deep and the car is over 4” (12cm) long. The large scale and authentic detail make this playset ideal for display as well as hands-on play.
  • Includes 6 minifigures: Includes 6 minifigures – Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Dudley Dursley, Vernon Dursley, Petunia Dursley and Dobby.
  • $99.99

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Hedwig™ (75979)

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  • 630 pieces
  • With a wingspan of over 13” (34cm) and a beak-to-tail measurement of over 7” (20cm), this mechanical Hedwig™ collectible LEGO® set makes an impressive display that is sure to be the center of attention.
  • $69.99

LEGO® Harry Potter™ Attack on The Burrow (75980)

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  • 1,047 pieces
  • The Weasley family house measures over 13” (34cm) high, 8” (22cm) wide and 7” (18cm) deep.
  • Includes 8 LEGO® minifigures: Ron, Ginny, Arthur and Molly Weasley, Nymphadora Tonks, Bellatrix Lestrange, Fenrir Greyback and Harry Potter
  • $149.99

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Official Details of The 2019 Harry Potter Sets

The 2018 return of LEGO Harry Potter was a huge success, so it’s no surprise that in 2019 we are getting a new wave.

LEGO have today sent out official details including Australian pricing. Here are all the sets that are going to destroy your bank balance. These sets are available from June 1st.

75945 Expecto Patronum!

$29.99 – 121 pieces

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  • Based on scenes from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™
  • Includes Harry Potter, Sirius Black and 2x Dementor LEGO Minifigures
  • Includes all new Stag Patronus charm element and a tree-based shooting function for when Harry casts the Expecto Patronum spell!
  • Features Harry Potter™ summoning his stag Patronus for the first time to protect Sirius Black from the Dementors

Trainspotting: Where To Get Your Hogwarts Express

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Over the last few days quite a few of you have got in touch with me to let me know that the Hogwarts Express has been spotted in the wild. The set was originally intended to be a Toys R Us exclusive but has now been set for a general release. With so much interest in this set I’m going to have a look at the various buying options for this set.

The set has an official RRP of $139.99

LEGO Online – Backorder with a bonus

If you are not in a particular rush for the set then ordering it from LEGO online is one option you may want to consider. You’ll be paying RRP but a new promotion has just launched that will see you also get an exclusive Diagon Alley promotional set. The set is on backorder but should be shipping this week according to the website.

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The only issue with buying from LEGO online is that you’ll need to add $10 extra to your order to qualify for free shipping. With shipping at $12.50 it cheaper to get more LEGO rather than pay for shipping. You can find the product listing here.

Target – $139.00

Scanning the barcode for the set with the Target app reveals that Target’s asking price is just below RRP at $139. If you can find one in-store and want it today then this isn’t a terrible option. There is no bonus though. You can find the Target product page here, but the set is not available to buy online.

Big W – $139 (or $149)

The Big W app shows the price as $139 but I have heard from multiple people that they were asking for $149 for the set. It’s possible that they have since updated their pricing or the in-store system is showing an incorrect price. You should be able to easily get it at $139 (their own app shows that price) but it might be a little more work than Target. This set is not currently listed on the Big W website.

Kmart – Unknown

I am not aware of any Kmart sightings at this stage. Expect to pay $139 here too but it’s possible that Kmart may go a little lower. It’s not currently listed on the Kmart website.

Myer/David Jones – RRP Probably

Both Myer and David Jones generally charge RRP for sets. If David Jones has a sale then it may be included as they aren’t as tough with exclusions. Expect the set to be excluded from any Myer sales as Harry Potter has been left out regularly.

Dreamworld or LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Both of these stores should be stocking the set. For Queenslanders the Dreamworld store does currently have a bonus Christmas Carousel offer that you’ll get with the Hogwarts Express.

If you spot this set at a store not mentioned above let me know in the comments.

Win A Percival Graves Minifigure

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Despite the fact that everybody seems to hate the idea LEGO decided to release the Harry Potter minifigure series with another chase minifigure. This time there is only one Percival Graves minifigure per box, which as we all know makes finding them a pain. I know that some of you out there are still looking to complete your collections.

Luckily I’ve been keeping an eye out for new boxes and managed to track down a couple of these guys to give away. There are two minifigures up for grabs.

All you need to do to win one of them is to enter your details in the form below.

71043 Hogwarts Castle Now Available For VIPs

I know you’ve been mashing the refresh button all day, but 71043 Hogwarts Castle is now available for LEGO VIPs.

Until an owl shows up with your acceptance letter this giant LEGO set may be as close as you get to Hogwarts, so don’t miss out.

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You can get yours here for $649.99.
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71043 Hogwarts Castle Designer Video

The LEGO VIP release of 71043 Hogwarts Castle is this week and if you were unsure whether to get one or not this designer video may help you make that decision.

The set will be available from here on Wednesday August 15th
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Pricing Guide For All The August Releases

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It’s August 1st which means that everybody is currently going nuts for the return of Harry Potter LEGO sets, but there are actually quite a few other sets that are officially launched today.

I spent the morning trawling through the data in an attempt to compile pricing from the major retailers for all the new releases. There are some gaps in the data but unfortunately not every retailer is amazing at updating their online stores. It’s possible that the gaps also represent retailer exclusives (I’m waiting for confirmation as to what sets are exclusives).

The Big W prices were retrieved this morning and will be 20% cheaper from tomorrow. Amazon may also adjust their prices based on what the other retailers are doing.

RRP links will take you to the LEGO Online store product page. I have also included links for Amazon listings as I was able to automate these.

If you have spotted a price missing from the table below let me know.

There are also some other releases not included in the table – Voltron is now available for non-VIPs as well as also now being available at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and Dreamworld. The App Controlled Bat Mobile is also now available online, LLDC and Dreamworld.

71043 Hogwarts Castle Is 6020 Pieces of Magic

Did you think we’d seen all we were going to see from the return of Harry Potter? Chances are you didn’t see this coming – a 6020 piece microscale Hogwarts Castle.

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No official announcement yet but hopefully now that LEGO have uploaded these images more information will be released soon.

Update

Australian RRP confirmed at $649.99 with a release date of September 1st.

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The set features a huge lineup of microscale figures, as well as minifigure versions of the original Hogwarts house founders.

Check out the full image gallery below. No Australian pricing at this stage.

New Harry Potter Set Details

Harry Potter fans may want to open a savings account at Gringotts because there are new sets on the way and they look great.

We’ve already seen that a Hogwarts Great Hall set is coming but these new sets are also looking like must haves for Harry Potter Fans. These sets should be hitting stores in August.

First up is 75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow. The set contains over 750 pieces and comes with Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Seamus Finnigan, Argus Filch and Severus Snape, plus a Hedwig owl figure. Of course you also get the Whomping Willow itself and the flying Ford Anglia. There is a decent sized section of Hogwarts castle wall that appears to connect to the Hogwarts Great Hall set.

75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow

Next up is 75955 Hogwarts Express featuring the iconic red train and platform 9¾. The set again features Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. You also get Remus Lupin and the Trolley Witch, plus Dementor and Scabbers figures.

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The final of the three new sets is 75956 Quidditch Match. This set features a Quidditch field and a tower for each house. The minifigure lineup includes Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Severus Snape, Oliver Wood, Lucian Bole and Marcus Flint.

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You can read the official set descriptions below.

LEGO Announces Harry Potter BrickHeadz Range

The LEGO BrickHeadz theme doesn’t show any sign of slowing down, with a new range of Harry Potter themed sets announced overnight.

Harry Potter BrickHeadz

You will be able to get BrickHead versions of the three main characters – Harry, Hermione and Ron. There is also a BrickHead version of Dumbledore and Hedwig.

The characters are split up over three sets. Harry and Hedwig come in one set, Ron and Dumbledore are together in the second and poor Hermione is by herself. It would make a lot more sense for Ron and Hermione to be together in a set and putting Ron with Dumbledore seems like a business decision more than a logical one.

Harry Potter BrickHeadz Boxes

I personally like the BrickHeads and I think these ones are some fantastic designs.

No Australian pricing at this stage but I am going to guess the following: $20.99 or $24.99 for Harry and Hedwig, $15.99 for Hermione and $29.99 for Ron and Dumbledore. The Harry Potter one is a bit hard to price because Hedwig is smaller than a regular BrickHead.

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Via Gizmodo