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Episode 76 · 6 months ago

LEGO Ninjago Possession

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

In 2015, LEGO Ninjago took a dark turn with the spookiest subtheme of the line yet, Ninjago POSSESSION! With the trusted Ninja Lloyd under a mysterious spell, the Ninja must act now to try and defeat the evil powers and save the day! LegoLee breaks down this subtheme of Ninjago and why it might be the best the theme has ever done. 

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, whenever wherever you're listening. Thank you so much making me a part of your day. My name is Lee Palm and I know me as Lego lie or Lego Lee, three, two nine from facebook, instagram, twitter, Youtube, pay trying to name it. I'm all over the Internet and this is the brick oology podcast, the study of small plastic bricks. How are you doing today? I sincerely hope you're having an absolutely fanned, hastic day, week, month, whatever it is for you. And this is episode seventy four of brick oology, which means the next episode is seventy five. And Look, I did a special episode for Twenty Five, I did a special episode hundred and fifty, so to only make sense to do a special episode for the Quarter Century Mark of brick oology. Now I have been teasing my upcoming episodes, but I want this topic to remain surprise. So just look forward to the seventy five episode of Brick Ology, hopefully dropping in the next couple weeks or so. And speaking of a couple of weeks, I've gone on a decent little schedule here. This is three episodes and about four weeks and I'm pretty happy with the results so far. The streams are still very solid. We're getting very close to cave streams on spotify. I have over tenzero streams on Apple. Combine that with the streams on sounder and my youtube views, I think about Sixtyzero people approximately have listened to brick Ology, which is insane. Sixtyzero of you are listening to me ramble on about Lego for like hour long periods at a time. That is wild and I am eternally grateful for all of that. So enough anouncement on the way. I'm trying to make these intros shorter because I have noticed some retension time people listen to like one minute and then they just drop off, and maybe they has something to do with the intros being too long. So no more beating around the bush. Let's just jump into this week's topic of Brick Ology, which is finally and the original lego theme. For those of you who don't know, I used to do this consistent thing where I would do a license lego theme, like the Batman the last episode I did, and then I would do an original inhouse lego theme, like Lego pirates or kingdoms whatever, and then the past like seven or eight episodes of brick oology, every episode since my Halloween special, that gives you some context to how long it has been, has been a brick oology episode about a licensed Lego theme and I was like, you know what, I need to buck that trend. We need to get back and talk about legos route, because ultimate lego is rooted in these original themes they create themselves.

And we're talking about one of the biggest lego themes of all time, one of the biggest themes of the past decade or so. That, of course, is Lego Ninjago. Now I've been doing an episode about Lego Ninjago every season on brick oology, just like I do star wars, Harry Potter, Not Doing Marvel superheroes, DC, bionical, all of that sort of thing. And here's the weird thing about Ninjago is I've been going in chronological order of release for Ninjago. So the first episode was two thousand and eleven, and two thousand twelve and thirteen and fourteen, and then I got two thousand fifteen, and there were so many sets and they were clearly divided into two waves. You had the tournament of champions wave in the winter and then the possession wave in the summer, and I looked at that and I was like, you know what, I feel like each wave of Ninjago one is its own individual story, but also just a big wave in general. So kind of to maximize my potential with Ninjago, which have been some of the higher, you know, stream getters of any brick oology series, I'm going to do an episode of brick ecology about every Ninjago story from now on. Sometimes those waves are multiple waves, sometimes they're not just one way. This in particular is just one wave. Some sets were remade recently, but I'm not going to talk about the remakes here today for Ninjago legacy. We're just talking about Lego Ninjago possession. Now, what is Ninjago possession, you may ask. Now I'm going to be completely honest here. I'm not an NNJAGO expert. When it comes to the story of Ninjago, I don't watch the show. I tried watching the show when I was younger, but I think I was just a little bit too old to get into the show. When Ninjago first came out, I was like fourteen. I feel like if I were like nine or ten, I would have loved the Ninjago TV series, but by the time the show came out I was like fourteen, fifteen years old and I just wasn't able to get into it. I just, you know, was a teenager and couldn't really get into this very childish show. No offense to anybody who loves the show to the show has its loyal and rabid fans, which is fantastic. It's just not personally for me. But this is based on season five of Said Show, which again I have not watched, but I did pull a little descriptor from it from Briquette pedias. That is my source for this, and this is what Briquette Pedia says about the description of this season of Ninjago. It goes as follows, and bear with me, because I'm not nearly as good at reading things off of my notes as I am ad living, but I'll try my best. A grieving Lloyd is possessed by the Ghost of Morow, the master of wind in Woo's first student. In Lloyd's body, more renders the other Ninja's powerless before stealing woo staff. It contains three hidden symbol the pack of finding the tune of the first SPUNGEITU Master, who knows that if morow finds a tomb, he will...

...claim the realm crystal. This relic has the power to open the fact between realms, enabling the powerful pre eminent. And just see, there you go. I was doing so well, I didn't mess up and then finally the last sentence I just completely blew it. I hate myself. What that sort of thing. I'm just terrible at reading things directly off of pine notes. I'm way better at ad libbing. Let's try that last sentence here again. I'm going to keep that in episode, a Little Fun Blooper for you guys. But that lessonance is this relic has the power to open the fabric between realms, enabling the powerful pre eminent to enter the NINJAGO world. That's a big word, some big words. Those are some big words, man, for a kids TV show. They're turned out some big vocabulistics there, which is fun to see, which okay, honestly, look, yeah, it has that little fancy description, but when I think of Ninjago possession I think of ghosts. Seriously, that that is just a very simple way to look at this it's an obviously bigger than that. I just think of ghosts. I'm just like, Yep, this is the Ninjago line where they have ghosts, just like last year we had the Ninjago line where it's under water. This is the ghost line of Ninjago. It's the spooky ghost kind of theme for Ninjago. That's kind of how I view it, and that is very, very, very silly of me, and Ninjago fans don't get mad at me, I just haven't watched the show. I'm trying to understand that. But look, I'm here to teach you guys about the sets themselves. Okay, more about the sets ultimately than the TV show. I don't have time to watch entire season of a TV show to prepare for like maybe a forty five minute long podcast, so let's just jump in and talk about these sets. All this information, by the way, it comes from brick setcom. It's probably fair use, it's probably common knowledge to talk about these sets, but I do feel like I should mention my source, that I do get all this info from brick set. Also, if you are listening and not like driving or something, go to brick set and just look up Nanjago possession the sub theme, and you can follow alone with pictures of the set, because I do get questions sometimes. I we're like, why don't you add pictures? Well, this is a podcast. It is not a visual medium, as it just an audio podcast. But if you do want to follow along, I would suggest going to brick set. But I'm assuming most of you guys are probably Lego fans and kind of know what this stuff looks like to begin with. So let's dive in, but first I'm going to shamelessly plug myself here real quick. Go find me on line. I am on Facebook, twitter, instagram, Youtube. I have a patreon account as well. Go find me on all those pages, either legoly or legoly through to nine respectively. Also, if you listen to this podcast on spotify, you can now rate the podcast out of five stars. I believe I have like twenty eight reviews for an average of about four point seven stars. What you know, what I might, I'll take it. I think that's pretty good.

And then I also had like a four point eight or nine average on apple podcast, with fifteen or so reviews. And if you are listening on Apple podcast and had not already, I'd love to hear your feedback because Apple podcast has a fun feature where they actually let you write a review for the show, so that would be very cool. So all of those little announcements out of the way, let's talk about the Lego Ninjago possession sets. First up from this Ninjago sub theme, we have the smallest set of the bunch, which is a twenty dollar set. Fairly normal for the summer wave of Ninjago to have the smallest set be a twenty dollar set. This set is called the blaster bike. Twenty dollars. It has two hundred and twelve pieces, so a good price to part ratio, and it included to mini figures. You get coal, of course, the Black Ninja and then our first appearance of one of these ghost characters. You get a guy named Cowler. Interesting name. Now the ghost characters here have a very odd color scheme. They have a lot of body parts in transparent kind of Neon, green, yellow, whichever color you think a tennis ball is is kind of how I would describe that particular color. Then they also have a lot of dark blue and purple. It's a weird color scheme for sure, but it is so striking and I love it. This guy has a straw hat and purple as a really cool ghostly looking blade. I think these are very, very, very cool villain characters for Lego Ninjago. Additionally, you get a couple of small ghosts as well, which can actually stick on top of a figure's head to, of course, possess them, as long as they're not wearing an additional head dress piece. One of them is also holding a sausage and they have some cool printing. Now these pieces might seem familiar because they're actually the same ghost pieces they used with the ghostbusters set for the HQ set that I talked about a brick ology a few months ago. So that is pretty fun. Also include what this set, of course, is the Arrow blade that is the macguffin of this Ninjago wave. This arrow blade is made in transparent black. It has a nice orange piece in the middle. No print sor anything. Not the most exciting looking Ninjago macguffin. Now moving on to the build of this set for the ghost man you get now. Look, I know they're not referred to as ghost people, but that's just what I'm going to say. It's easier for me to keep track up, but the ghost guy here gets a real small little ghost dragon. It's a very dinky little build that doesn't have all too much going on, but for a side build in a tween dollar set I think it's fine. It's the equivalent of like a polybag style build. And then the main build is the boulder blaster at the board blaster, the blaster bike. Sorry, I get all of coals. Weird Boulder blaster. There's tons of different you know, the same similar words for Coles vehicle. This one is the blaster bike and it is a...

...big oversized motorcycle which Lego is obsessed with. Pretty much every Nanjago wave has some form of this, it seems, and this one in particular has some rocky details, has some nice pieces. Does have two six step shooters, not one but two. So a lot of firepower here, which makes the blaster name fairly appropriate. The back has a pretty chunky wheel and of course there is a space for coal. Overall, not the best looking vehicle, but for play value wise and for twenty, this was and halfway decent twenty set. So that is the blaster bike, not the boulder blaster. Sorry for that mistake. The next set in this line. I tindically, there are sets in between the price of this one this one. However, those are kind of retail exclusives, so I'll talk about them after I talk about the mainline of Ninjago possession. The next set in this line here is the Master Woo Dragon, which had five hundred and seventy five pieces. And you think of five hundred seventy five piece Lego set these days would probably be like sixty bucks. Well, this was an incredible deal of only being forty dollars. It's not like this said didn't come with anything. It comes with a lot of stuff, including five mini figures. You get coal here, once again, kind of weird. Coal comes in the two smallest mainline sets of this wave. Seems a little bit repetitive to me. But you also get since a woo here, or master Woo, and he looks great. He has a gold straw hat and his iconic beard. That is a fantastic figure. And then you get a few more of these ghost guys. One was called a soul archer, once called pitch and one's called Hackler. One has the same kind of design as the last one the other ones. Here one has kind of a ghostly underside torso piece they've actually reused for some other figures. That looks really cool. That is the archer using the Hawkeye compound bow piece from the avenger sets. That I find are there interesting. The other one has legs that they also have these brand new hood pieces that are dual molded and look really spooky and very cool. Also, another small ghost is included here holding a bone. So lots of very cool stuff with the figures here. You also get a little husky piece in this set with a crossbow equipped on the side. That is thirdly ridiculous but also adorable and I really like that. Now the build for the ghost people here is a weird one. This is a very weird one. It's like essentially a little like food cart, is how I would describe it. But it has a disc launcher with printed tiles, circular tiles with ghost face on them. Very silly, kind of stupid, but it actually looks halfway decent. So that is a very interesting side build for this set. The other bigger side build of this set for the Ninja is kind of a shrine for the Arrow blade here,...

...which again the air blades just look very underwhelming. This one has gold spikes and a gold tile stud, but nothing else really going on with the ARA blaze and this set. However, I do think the side build here is interesting. They use the mixel ball joints to kind of make it curve around, which looks pretty cool and esthetically speaking, I think it's solid for a side build and it does have some flick missiles as well, which not the best play feature in the world, but it is something, so overall that's a pretty decent side build. However, the main build of this set, of course, is the Master Woo Dragon, which I think is one of the better midrange priced Ninjago dragons they've ever made. He looks really, really cool. has kind of that iconic Chinese dragon look to the face, and the part usage for this face is so good. To kind of get that kind of like whisker effect on the front of his face. They use completely opaque ten unichitty tails from the LEGO movie sets. That is so fun. I absolutely love that. Also, they have white croissant pieces for horns and some blaster pieces in white as well for more at a texture and detail. Some great part usage here. The rest of this dragon also looks pretty good. The wings are probably the worst part, using some interesting hero factory bionical style pieces. I don't love the look of the wings here. They could be a little bit better, but the rest looks pretty good. It's a fairly sizeable dragon, lots of articulation tons and mix the ball joints at the tail for maximum movement, which I think is very good. Overall, this is a really solid set and the amount of stuff you got in this set for the price is absolutely fantastic. Moving up ten dollars in price but actually having less pieces. Ironically, is the Roman rix that is fifty with five hundred forty seven pieces. That just kind of proves how good of a value the last set was. It had more pieces in this set, but this set is still a good price to part ratio and this is a very unique set that I really wanted to get back in the day. I just didn't get around to it and, if I mean completely honest, I had the first two sets we mentioned because they were pretty small. I didn't really get anything else from this wave a Ninjago, not because I don't like the sets, it's just because of what these sets were released. These sets came out in the summer of two thousand and fifteen and if I'm being honest, that summer I bought the Lego Scooby Doo sets and that was really about it. And the reason why is because the Lego Star Wars the force awaken sets were about to come out that September. If you want to hear more of my thoughts on those sets, actually just an episode about that a few weeks ago. So Ninjago was not my top priority this summer. If there weren't such...

...a giant big drop of Star Wars sets that year in particular, I probably would have gotten a few more of these Ninjago sets because these designs are just so cool. And this set again is the Roman R x. You get the mini figure of Ronan, a pretty interesting character here, who has a dark red Straw hat. He has dual Katanas and too studd shooters and some great printing. I do like the look of that character. You also get Kai here, who has the Arrow Blade, which again the aero blades are all this transparent black piece with their different color spikes and studs, which is so boring. No BEA was a print or anything, just very, very boring. But this one here is red. You also get a couple more of the ghost characters. All these ghost characters kind of blend in together. They had the same combinations of like armor, hoods, hats and all the stuff. These put your tire were referred to as spider and Gold Tar. And of course you get a small ghost as well, holding hate chicken leg and a sigh, which is pretty interesting. As for the build of this set, the first build is a small dragon for the ghosts, a little bit bigger than the last small dragon has some cool wing pieces that were new for this line, but overall very similar and still pretty small and ultimately a side build. This probably could have been like a seven dollar set. I also do need to mention I love the color scheme for the ghost figures and I think about like the color scheme for their builds even more. It's dark blue with kind of I don't even know how to cut what the call it. It's not the Mint Green. It's a very strange and interesting color. I don't know exactly what you would call this color, but it is so, so interesting looking and I absolutely love the look of in. Sorry, you just hearm a computer make a weird noise. I have a dual monitor setup so I can look at the sets and talk about them at the same time, and for some reason just completely went out, and I think it a pretty good job of improvising. Still talking about that dragon even with the picture off the screen. We're kind of unhinged today on Brick o'logy, very, you know, kind of oddly informal, but at the same time I think I'm doing a halfway decent job and I hopefully you guys are enjoying it. But moving on to the main build of the set here, which is the Ronan Rx. I don't really know how to describe this thing. It's like a gun ship. It has crazy giant engines, it has guns the front using art deto's legs, it uses the classic slave one cockpit piece from two thousand and two which gives it a very big interior with storage and seats and controls and storage and weapons and all that crazy stuff. And then the back has an equip feature with a rip chord for this flying Ninja Flyer. Now I'm not actually going to talk about those today because they're tend to consider a part of a different sub theme which at some point I'm probably going to chronicle through all of Ninja goes weird like gimmicky line sets, but not today.

But these flyers were actually very cool. They worked really, really well, like if you were outside and you ripped one of these flyers, it would legitimately fly like really high in the air, which I thought was very cool and it's a cool thing to have on the end of this set. And individually those flyers I believe, for like ten to fifteen dollars each. So getting one back here actually increases the value and it gives this thing a nice handle, giving this thing fantastic swish value. This is a really weird looking set but a very cool design and honestly I wish I had this set and looking at a brick said, it says it's a worth about eighty dollars in MYSB and I'm kind of tempted to order this set. I'm probably not going to, but it is a very, very cool set. So I'm a big fan of the rodent Rx moving up in price to nine ninety nine, a very nice price. There with six hundred and fifty eight pieces, we have the attack of the Moro Dragon. Not The best price to part ratio, but this is a pretty cool looking set. This set included J and the Kai, which are nice. Needja to get in this set, and then you get a few of these ghost characters again. You get Hackler, you get scabbard and you get wraith, which are all very interesting, and you also get Lloyd Garma Don, who has been possessed, of course, giving the name of this sub thing possession some more context. So a pretty cool Mani figure line up. And again you get a couple more of those small ghost characters as well, holding sausage, a little hatch it you have to get Ted on my in a banana. They have some weird accessories for those characters. As for the builds of this set, are to Ninja, J and Ki are on like flying boards of some kind, small side builds that actually look halfway decent. I think those are pretty cool. You also get another small kind of shrines side build that is very small, decently esthetically pleasing. You get two Arrow blades here. One is yellow, one is red, but the side built here doesn't really do it for me. However, there is the attack of the Moro Dragon, a pretty big dragon, and I think this design is so unique. The brick built head doesn't look quite as good as the master Wood Dragon, but it's still pretty solid. Of course, has that kind of ghostly color scheme. The legs look very nice and have lots of spikes and transparent pieces, but then the wings here are a kind of exclusive cloth piece that look very cool and I wish more of these. Ninja go dragon did that for the wings and makes them look a lot more realistic, which I like. But basically I think the coolest part of this set, oddly enough, is the build for the torso. It's very serpentine. It uses lots of curved brick pieces to accomplish its shape and it's so unique and so interesting and I absolutely love the look of...

...that and the kind of extended to the tail as well. And of course there is a place to put your Lloyd figure controlling this dragon in the middle. This is a very cool and very unique looking dragon, one of the better ones I think Lego has done for Ninjago. The next set here, for some reason, is actually a higher set number, but is actually a cheaper set but has more pieces. Very strange statistics here. This is the Titan mech battle. This was a sixty dollar set with seven hundred and fifty four pieces, so another great price to part ratio. Look, it really just had some good deals with this wave all around. And this is the Titan meck battle. It comes with the Titan Mec and you also get a MEC for the ghost characters as well, and a number of figures in this set. You get Bansha and Gul tar, who are the ghost characters. You get J here, but finally you also get nea and you get Zane in their appearances, and Zane in this set is also equipped with the Arrow blade and wide and also a little bit of transparent light blue, so that is very cool. Also, a small ghost who was wielding dual Katanas is included with this set as well. There is a very small side build here that has kind of a grappling hook piece and I don't feel like Lego has used very often. It's on the spring loaded launcher piece but it has the grappling hook kind of built into it with a string. Very interesting piece and I kind of wish I had this set just to see how well that would work. So that is a small kind of Ballista side build and you also get a small display area for the Arrow Blade with some kind of rock effects, which is very, very small. Also included here, of course, is the Titan meck itself, which is really tiny. It's way too small. Using the word Titan, you would think the MAC would be like gigantic, but unfortunately it just isn't. It's kind of a medium sized Mac. That would probably be like a twenty five to thirty dollar size set. I was definitely a little bit underwhelmed with the sides of it. It looks pretty good. It's got good movement and playability and esthetics. I just think it could have been bigger. Now they did remake this set fairly recently made it a lot bigger, which I think was a huge win and honestly this is a rare kids or think the remake is just infinitely better than the original version. But we're not talking about in Joco legacy here today. The other met here for the Ghoul characters has four arms with four swords, articulated fingers all over the place, crazy looking kind of steampunk vibes from the legs, really creepy looking head, uses the train rail piece at the shoulders for shoulder pads, has bat wings and a spider for kind of details on the helmet of this Meck. This MEC is very creepy looking and pretty cool and honestly looks like it would fromly win in a battle against this small Titan Mech. So...

...that is the Titan neck battle. Not My Mike particular favorite set, but definitely was a good value at the time. Moving on to a one hundred and twenty dollar set, so a big jump in price. This set has two hundred and fifty three pieces and they're great price apart ratio. The set was referred to as the final flight of destiny's bounty. I love that name. That's a really good name for a set and there's a lot included with this set. You get a lot of Ninja, of course, you get since a woo. You also get cold in this set. You GET MIA and you get it looks like Lloyd, but not the possessed version of Lloyd, so that is very interesting. As for the ghost characters, you get Bansha, Gultar Moro, who's kind of one of the main characters here, soul archer and spiders. So a lot of ghost characters included here, which is nice to see. And of course, yet again, two more of the small ghosts with dynamite banana and all sorts of accessories. As for side builds, though, you get yet again another little dragon for the ghost, but this one is actually a pretty substantial builder. Probably could have carried its weight in a twenty dollar set or so. Has Some weird exposed ball joints that I don't like in as kind of an awkward skinny shape, and the head just looks a little bit off to me. Not My favorite. has some good color is, it's some good pieces and I like that it's not like aggressively small, but I don't think it's the best track and we've ever seen. As for destiny's bounty, one of the more iconic things from Ninjago the flying ship that they have and Ninjago, this is definitely an improvement over the version we talked about from two thousand and twelve. I think this looks very, very cool. There is kind of a flying motorcycle side build and a small little like garage that can go inside but also come out. That I think is very cool. You also get those Harpoon pieces here as well, which I think is really neat. But the main thing here is you have a really nice design for the sales made from kind of a vinyl piece along with a nice printed shield piece, the same piece they use for like Captain America Shield in the constraction figure line. That is a very uncommon piece and has a really cool print on it. As for the rest of it, it's a typical ship that has a really neat feature where they have three stud shooters lined up and then a piece long enough going over them, a technic piece that if you push down on said piece, it actually launches off all the stud shooters in succession with one another, which I think is very clever. There of course, our transformation features to had this thing go into flight mode along with a cabin at the back. It's a big build. It's got great pieces, great playability all around, very, very cool. I was never going to I this set. Personally, I just don't spend...

...that much money on the Ninjago sets most of the time, but I do think this was an absolutely fantastic set for one hundred and twenty dollars. And that is the main line of Lego Ninjago possession. But there actually are three additional sets that aren't super huge for retail exclusives back in the day, which is pretty interesting. The first one here is referred to as the chain cycle ambush. This was a thirty dollar set with two hundred and ninety eight pieces, so one piece off from that perfect price to part ratio. This set included a wraith. You also got color and you also got Zane and a couple of those small little ghosts as well. One has an ice cream cone, which is interesting. Zane in this set is on a small little flying board thing with some blade. Has a pretty cool weapon as well, using the galaxy squad pieces on his weapon, which looks pretty cool. There also is a white Arrow blade and kind of a small little possessed ghost shrine, which I like. And then the main build is an over size motor cycle. Yep, it's another oversized motorcycle build. No, this one is a little bit more interesting because it's evil and it has three wheels. It's like a big try. It kind of looks like an aggressive, like hot rotted motorcycle, so it's a little bit different. I think it's a bit cooler looking than the coal version we had at the beginning of this episode, but it's still an oversize motorcycle but does have some cool chains going through. It also has this feature that actually launches chains with balls on the end, which I think is pretty neat, and of course you can't put your figure on there. So overall, as far as oversize motorcycle builds go, this one ain't half bad, but it's still an oversize motorcycle and I don't think we should ever have thirty versions of this set, like Lego loves doing them for fifteen to twenty dollars. What I think is fine, but as soon as we have a thirty version of the odor size motorcycle, I start to tap out a little bit. Definitely not a big fan of the price of this set. It wasn't a bad value. I just don't think in principle it's a great idea moving up ten dollars in price. Here we have the J Walker one, which had a forty price tag, with three hundred eighty six pieces. This set included, of course, Ja. It also includes Bansha Group, Kraw and whale, so a few more different kind of ghostly characters and a small ghost as well who doesn't have any cool accessories, whereas his ice cream coner is hot dog. Very strange to me. And this set is essentially the epto one. I would say of this line it's a big oversize car but I don't think looks particularly good. But does have a featured to essentially capture a ghosts and Jay is holding what kind of looks like a...

...proton pack and even has lightning coming out the end and you can put the ghosts in storage and kind of a weird little compartment contraction at the end of this vehicle. But it's honestly just look it up. It's not a very esthetically pleasing looking car, probably the worst looking build of this way if you ask me. Additionally, you also get a small shrine side build, this time for the ghost characters, with a yellow Arrow blade, and it does have a disclodger as well, which we have seen for some other of these ghosts builds. Overall, not a big fan of this set in particular. I just honestly think it's kind of an ugly build and was one of the lesser values of this wave. Ford and forty dollars. But finally for this way, a pretty big retailed exclusive said, I believe it toys r us back in the day, was the city of sticks. This was a one hundred dollar set with one thousand and sixty nine pieces. A really nice little piece counting right there. And this set is creepy as heck man, and I honestly really dig it. This kind of gives me like weird pirates of the Caribbean vibes and some ways you get actually a pirate ship of sorts for your ghost characters here. And speaking of Ghost characters, get Calor Gul tar, you get spider wraith and you get Lloyd Garma down in his possessed form, along with a little ghost as well, holding a hot dog and sword. So lots of ghosts here. But you also get j Kai and mia in this sit as well. So overall, a good lineup of mini figures, lots of figures included with this relatively large set. You get a side build for MIA, which is this like speeder bike looking flyer thing that looks very tact on and it's just not not good looking. It's not a good looking side build, not a very esthetically pleasing speeder for the Ninja in this set. Pretty much all the rest of the build here is dedicated to the ghost characters. Like I said, they get their own small pirate ship here that has one very nice sail that I believe. I'd be the same cloth piece they used on the dragon as well. That looks pretty cool. The rest of the build is the city, which is not really a city. It's like three builds. There's a small little outpost with a cannon, giving kind of pirates of the Caribbean vibe. There's a middle outpost. All these are connected, by the way, which is nice. It has like a weird kind of winnel design. Not sure if these guys like environmentally conscious and they all use like wind energy, but it is a pretty cool looking side build. And the main build has a prison section on the bottom floor. There is kind of a main section in the middle that uses some Chima wing pieces at decorations. There is the Red Arrow blade as well, which all looks pretty cool. There is also a small crane hanging off of the little prison cell, again giving kind of more pirates of the Caribbean vibes to me, which I quite enjoy. Boy. The next level also has a prison...

...cell, really lots of prison cells. This whole thing is just kind of one giant jail, if you will. In the top section has a nice map and a weird kind of decoration. That's also used as a ball shooter, using some classic bionical pieces at the top two. Overall, a very interesting looking build, lots of spikes, weird, crazy, cool colors and overall I just dig the kind of parody vibe this set gives off and leg I would actually do more pooty stuff for Ninjago the following year, which, of course, I will talk about on the next Ninjago episode in the next season of brick Ology, but you all will have to wait for that. And that is all she wrote for Lego Ninjago possession very interesting way, but honestly, there are some absolutely fantastic prices. There are some awesome builds, great pieces, great colors, great figures. I think up to this point this was the best wave of Ninjago ever made, in my humble opinion. Now it might have been passed by some of the more recent ways, especially the Lego Ninjaga movie wave, if you count that, but in two thousand and fifteen I think this was the peak of Ninjago at the time. I think this is an absolutely fantastic wave of sets that is just super, super unique and thank you so much for listening today's episode of Brick Ology. I hope you had a great time listening to the episode and I hope to see you guys. It's time for the seventy five episode of brick oology with a fun surprise topic. I love making these podcasts for you and you're the reason I keep coming back. So thank you so much for your love and support of this podcast. Go find me online all of those social media platforms I mentioned. Leave me a review of this podcast. I love to hear your feedback and I really hope to see you guys all next time for the next episode of Brick Ology. Have a fantastic rest of your day, week, month, whatever it is for you. This is, let go least two nine time of Hesus, but by.

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