LEGO Pharaoh’s Quest 853176 Skeleton Mummy Battle Pack Review

LEGO has had a lot of success over the years with its sets of extra minifigures to help populate the LEGO worlds inside homes around the world. This latest minifigure set (battle pack) is based on the new LEGO Pharoah’s Quest collection. This battle pack retails for $14.99 USD, and is available exclusively through and your local LEGO store. Obviously you can find them being sold through third parties on eBay and, but usually at higher prices.

LEGO Pharaoh's Quest 853176 Skeleton Mummy Battle Pack

The figures include two mummy warriors and one winged mummy warrior. The set also comes with a pair of scorpions, a scarab (which can act as either a bug, or a handheld shield to protect one of the mummy warriors in battle), and a sarcophagus complete with a snake and a bunch of jewels encased within it.

By the Numbers:
Set: LEGO Pharaoh’s Quest 853176 Skeleton Mummy Battle Pack
Year of Release:
Type: Minifig / Minifigure / Battle Pack
# of Pieces: 29
# of Extra pieces: N/A
# of Minifigs and what kind: 3, Mummies
Stickers? No
Price: $14.99
Ages: 6+
Time to Complete: N/A

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean – Details, Thoughts

Just over a week ago, the upcoming LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean line was officially announced. Now we’ve got some details from some members of Eurobricks, and it has been confirmed that they won’t focus just on the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie (due out in May of 2011), but will cover the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise in general.

Look for Jaymercury’s post a few posts down on this Eurobricks thread.

Also look for Christian’s post about half way down this Eurobricks thread.

Obviously these are subject to change, but here is what’s listed (picked up from an accidental leak by a retailer), along with my thoughts. Yes, we have no pictures and no in-depth product descriptions, but I’m going to give my opinion anyways, based on the leaked description and the pricing. I’ll take a guess at brick count and US prices based on other Disney sets as well as the new Harry Potter sets. I’ve included the specific set names and numbers (and links to either the entry or to Brickset) for my comparisons so that you can check them out on your own and draw your own conclusion. US prices and brick count estimates are based on existing Toy Story, Prince of Persia, and Harry Potter sets, and the price conversions are done through

Warning! There be spoilers for the upcoming movie below!

4181 – Isla De la Muerta (£21,99 – roughly $29.99 US)
Pirate Lord Hector Barbossa trying to capture Elizabeth Swann and fighting Jack Sparrow.

Thoughts: Might be the only set with Elizabeth Swann. Should include plenty of treasure chests and gold pieces, but probably will be fairly small, given that there will be 3-4 minifigs starting out.

Estimated Pieces: 250 – 275 (based on The The Fight for the Dagger 7571 which is cheaper, has 258 pieces and has 4 minifigs, or Buzz’s Star Command Spaceship 7593 which has 257 pieces and a couple of minifigs)

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LEGO Minifigures Series 3 – Cracked by FBTB

“that guy”, a forum member over at From Bricks to Bothans was the first to crack the codes on the LEGO Minifigures Series 3/Volume 3. Yes, the new series of minifigures that wasn’t due out until 2011 has been made available in certain retail stores. The previous two sets/volumes of … Read more

LEGO Space Shuttle (Literally) Headed into Orbit

NASA and The LEGO Group have announced an agreement that will literally send a LEGO Space Shuttle into orbit on November 30th, 2010. It would have went up this week, but the STS-133 shuttle mission that would have launched the Discovery into space, had to be temporarily delayed through November … Read more