LEGO unveils 2-in-1 Legend of Zelda set; pre-orders open now [News]

Following in the footsteps of Animal Crossing and Super Mario, LEGO has today announced another tie-in with video game company Nintendo. Much requested and long awaited, the Legend of Zelda series sees its first incarnation in brick form in the shape of 77092 Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set. As the name suggests, two versions of this venerable tree can be created using the 2,500 included pieces — one from Ocarina of Time and the other from Breath of the Wild. No fewer than three Link minifigures are included, as well as the titular Princess Zelda. General availability starts from September 1st, or you can pre-order the set now for US $299.99 | CAN $389.99 | UK £259.99.


LEGO The Legend of Zelda 77092 Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set | 2,500 Pieces | Available for Pre-Order Now (Shipping from September 1) | US $299.99 | CAN $389.99 | UK £259.99

For the complete low-down on this latest video game tie-in, here’s LEGO’s press release.

28th May 2024: Today, the LEGO Group unveils the LEGO® The Legend of Zelda™ Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set, an epic homage to an iconic character in Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda™ series. The intricately designed 2-in-1 LEGO set is a brick-built recreation of the character, which can either be built as the Great Deku Tree from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time or from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

This 2,500-piece set encapsulates the essence of adventure and nostalgia whilst featuring meticulous details. Fans can build a selection of their fondest moments from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time or from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild through building and exploring the depths of the Great Deku Tree. In addition to the Great Deku Tree, the set comprises iconic sceneries from the video games including the Master Sword pedestal from Breath of the Wild, as well as Link’s House from Ocarina of Time, allowing enthusiasts freedom to customise their display. The build is elegantly mounted on stands, providing an effortless showcase of the set.

Notably, both builds offer interactive features. In the Breath of the Wild rendition, the Great Deku Tree’s face can be animated with the simple press of a lever, while the Ocarina of Time Great Deku Tree version boasts a captivating mechanism: when activated, its mouth opens, revealing a cleverly designed Skulltula (a spider-like enemy from the games) that descends into its depths.

In the Breath of the Wild version, enthusiasts will marvel at the Great Deku Tree adorned in vibrant pink blossoms, accompanied by the iconic Master Sword pedestal. Notably, this rendition boasts an engaging feature: the ability to animate the tree’s expressive eyebrows and mouth, adding depth to the build.

Meanwhile, in the Ocarina of Time version, builders will encounter a lush green foliage-adorned Great Deku Tree. This version includes Link’s House, a pivotal element tied to the Ocarina of Time narrative, adding an extra layer of nostalgia and authenticity to the set. It’s worth mentioning that regardless of which version you choose to build, you will have the ability to construct both the Master Sword pedestal and Link’s House as smaller models.

The set includes four LEGO minifigures that showcase iconic characters from the series. In the Breath of the Wild version, Princess Zelda and Link are dressed in their recognisable blue attire. As for the Ocarina of Time rendition, you’ll find both Young Link and Link. Additionally, the set includes buildable characters and creatures such as Hestu the Korok (complete with his maracas), several smaller Koroks, Deku Babas, Navi the Fairy, the Deku Sprout, and a Skulltula.

Speaking about the launch of the set, Eiji Aonuma, Producer of The Legend of Zelda series at Nintendo Co., Ltd, reveals: “I’m really thrilled that The Legend of Zelda is joining the world of LEGO bricks, which has spurred the creative impulses of so many people of all ages.

The Deku Tree was the first element from The Legend of Zelda we wanted to represent using LEGO bricks. This set allows you to build two different versions of the Deku Tree from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with unique features that are a great fit for the nature of the series. I can’t wait for everyone to get the chance to build this part of The Legend of Zelda world with their own hands”.

LEGO Designer, Wes Talbott, comments about the creation of the set: “Our fans have been asking for a LEGO set based on The Legend of Zelda series for a while so we were delighted to work with Nintendo to create the Great Deku Tree in brick form. As a fan of the franchise, it was great to work on this set and fill it with details and references from the games. I’m also glad we managed to offer the choice to build one of two versions to appeal to many Zelda fans. I can’t wait to see the fans reaction to this set.”

Bringing the world of the Great Deku Tree to life in brick form, the LEGO The Legend of Zelda Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set, beckons seasoned heroes or newcomers alike to embark on a reminiscent journey through the different eras.

The LEGO The Legend of Zelda Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set is available for pre-order from 28th May 2024 at www.LEGO.com/Zelda and LEGO Stores, and available for purchase from 1st September 2024 priced at €299.99 / £259.99/ $299.99.

4 comments on “LEGO unveils 2-in-1 Legend of Zelda set; pre-orders open now [News]

  1. Jared

    I am a HUGE Legend of Zelda fan and somehow, I am completely unimpressed by this set. The minifigures are great, the rest is just not exciting. Brick for brick this seems incredibly expensive. Here’s hoping there are better sets to come.

  2. Johnny Johnson

    I’m really baffled that, for a deluxe steeply overpriced set, they went for this 2-in-1 instead of something focused. Do I want to pay this price for all of the unused pieces? Nope!

  3. Exxos

    1. Expensive.

    2. The Ocarina of Time version is more appealing and enticing than the BOTW one to the point it feels it should be the A-plot as it were.

    3. This made me realize how little of TLOZ is truly marketable as a lego set. I would never have thought ot the great deku tree as an option. And how much each game’s core fans within TLOZ fandom would feel a different need. For instance, I feel a need for something like the plastic statuette thing they sold at TRU back in 1988, so I need a Link in a green tunic with brown hair in a dungeon. I have a friend that is into BOTW the most and would want a Link bust. So on and so forth. I think the closest to a unified set would be to go the captain america shield or Mjolnir route and make a 1:1 scale shield of Master Sword.

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