This year it will be 20 years since the first Harry Potter movie released, and that also means it’s been two decades since the first LEGO sets involving the Boy Who Lived hit shelves around the world. To commemorate such an important cinematic occasion, toy makers created 11 masterpieces ranging from large collectibles like Hogwart Castle to smaller ones like Diagon Alley shops.
LEGO made Potter’s sets easier to produce for a while, but in recent years, it has made a comeback. However, while they have covered many epic moments from the book and movies, there are still a few that have yet to be designed. So, here are 10 that will hopefully be made sometime in the future.
10 The kitchens
Hogwarts kitchens don’t actually appear in any of the Harry Potter movies. However, in the goblet of fire novel, Harry, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger take a trip there. They find that the place is run by house elves, all employed by Albus Dumbledore, and this is where Dobby ends up after being freed during the book and movie The Chamber of Secrets.
Given that it’s not shown on the big screen, it’s understandable that LEGO hasn’t given this the brick treatment until now, but that’s not to say it’s without potential. Various house elf minifigures would offer variety, while plenty of food accessories would also be a treat. It should also include the portrait of the fruit bowl that, if you tickle the pear, it gives you the ticket.
9 The labyrinth
LEGO has created sets for the first trial of the Triwizard Tournament where Harry takes on the Hungarian Horntail, as well as for the second trial where the Chosen One is forced to rescue Ron from the depths of Black Lake. However, strangely enough, they still have to create the maze for the third and final task of the competition.
May contain minifigures of Harry’s four champions, Cedric Diggory, Viktor Krum and Fleur Delacour. Also, if LEGO were to really claim to be true to the source material, they could include plenty of obstacles ranging from explosive-ending Skrewts to Boggarts. This would mean the entire Triwizard Tournament is covered, filling in the blanks when it comes to fans being able to recreate the story.
8 The Quidditch World Cup
The Quidditch World Cup is interrupted in the movie Goblet of Fire. It shows the preparation for the main event, with Harry and the Weasleys all in a good mood, and shows the aftermath when Death Eaters show up at the camp and the Dark Mask is shot into the air. However, the match itself is left out, meaning fans are deprived of the opportunity to see Viktor Krum catching the golden snitch and Ireland winning the trophy in rather dramatic circumstances.
It’s a shame as the stadium itself looked majestic and while LEGO has created Quidditch sets, the World Cup itself has the potential to be huge. It could contain a massive arena, the nearby campground, and contain many minifigures, from the obvious ones like Harry, Ron, and Hermione to the dark ones like Krum, Cornelius Fudge, and Barty Crouch Sr.
7 12 Grimmauld Place
Since it is the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix And appearing in two movies, it’s definitely surprising that there hasn’t been a LEGO set for 12 Grimmauld Place yet. Harry first visits the site in London in the fifth book and movie, and after Sirius Black’s heartbreaking death, he camped there when he, Ron, and Hermione were on the run in the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 blockbuster.
The movies don’t show all the little details about the place, like the portrait of Sirius’s disgusting money and the sheer amount of relics scattered around. LEGO, with its intricate attention to detail, could bring this to life. There have been some pretty neat fan designs over the years, but something official has the potential to be even better.
6 Atrium of the Ministry of Magic
LEGO has never shied away when it comes to splitting setups. Take their 2020 Diagon Alley, for example, which was apparently released with the intention of Gringotts Bank coming out at a later date. So, they could repeat that tactic when it comes to the Ministry of Magic, which first appears in the Order of the Phoenix movie.
The atrium is quite an iconic setting when it comes to the world of Harry Potter. It takes your breath away when Harry and Mr. Weasley walk through it before Boy Who Lived’s trial for the use of underage magic, and is an astonishing backdrop for the epic duel between Lord Voldemort and Albus Dumbledore later on. in that movie. Any creation is likely to be quite expensive, but larger LEGO sets tend to be worth the investment, and this would likely be popular with fans.
5 Department of mysteries
The atrium could be one set, and a second set, perhaps younger brother, could be the Department of Mysteries. This is where Harry, Hermione, Ron, Neville Longbottom, Ginny Weasley, and Luna Lovegood travel to save Sirius Black in the fifth book and movie, mistakenly believing that Gary Oldman’s character is in grave danger.
The minifigs could include the seven aforementioned characters, as well as Death Eaters Lucius Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange. It could contain the arc where Sirius falls and dies, as well as numerous crystal balls. Fans would just have to be careful to make sure they don’t collapse like they do when one of the curses bounces back …
4 Azkaban Prison
The Azkaban Prison is just glimpsed in the Order of the Phoenix movie. The place is destined to be one of the worst places for people within the wizarding world due to its isolated environment and the fact that it is protected by dementors, however it would be worth having LEGO create it for the Minifigures only.
Numerous characters end up there throughout the story, from innocent people like Sirius Black and Rubeus Hagrid to guilty and dangerous people like Bellatrix Lestrange and Barty Crouch Jr. with the dementors to ensure convicts stay in line. It’s hard to imagine this being a priority, but it’s still worth considering.
3 Godric Valley
The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 it is definitely a special entry to the series, being the first film that does not follow the adventures of Harry, Ron and Hermione around Hogwarts. Instead, the trio decide to hide while hunting Lord Voldemort’s Horcruxes and, on their travels, Harry and Hermione go to Godric’s Hollow, the place where the Boy Who Lived before the heartbreaking deaths of his parents, James and Lily, was raised.
So far LEGO hasn’t given it the brick treatment, and that’s a shame. Sure, it would definitely be pretty dark to have the ruins of the Potter house. However, since it is a critical location and the lack of Deathly Hallows sets so far, it would look right at home in many collections around the world.
two Shell country house
Shell Cottage appears briefly at the end of the penultimate Potter film at the same time that it is the setting for the initial stages of The Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Given that it’s a pretty big stage, it’s definitely worth it for LEGO to put out a set.
It could contain a baby Teddy Lupine, who is brought to the scene by Father Remus Lupine in the book but not in the movie. There is the potential to be dormitories where Ollivander and Griphook recover after their narrow escape from Malfoy Manor. Also, Dobby’s last resting place. Its lack of screen time counts against it, but this set is likely to remain a great seller.
one The Battle of Hogwarts
Throughout the year, LEGO has released many great Hogwarts Castle sets, probably too many, overall, but one that has been absent for far too long is a version of the Battle of Hogwarts.
This could involve a smaller, battle-ravaged castle to represent the chaotic nature of the fight. The towers would be damaged, fires would spread throughout the place and it would allow the creators to get really creative, having creatures like spiders, giants and dementors lurking. This one, of all the sets on the list, would probably get fans the most excited.
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