LEGO Barad-dûr: Dark Tower Playset Revealed

Explore the new LEGO Barad-dûr set: a 5,471-piece, nearly three-foot-tall tower with intricate details, available June 1st for $459.99.

LEGO Barad-dûr: Dark Tower Playset Revealed

LEGO enthusiasts and Lord of the Rings fans, rejoice! LEGO has unveiled its latest epic set: Barad-dûr, Sauron's dark tower. This 5,471-piece masterpiece, standing nearly three feet tall, is priced at $459.99. Following the success of the $500 Rivendell set, Barad-dûr brings the sinister fortress to life with incredible detail and imaginative interiors.

Despite its absence in battle scenes in the books and films, LEGO's Barad-dûr is packed with features. Highlights include a glowing Eye of Sauron, mechanically operated front doors, a hidden throne room with a Palantir, and a smithy for orcish weapons. The set also offers a lava pit, a feasting room, and Easter eggs like Frodo’s mithril coat and a tiny Shelob.

With 10 minifigures, including Frodo, Sam, Gollum, and Sauron, this set is a collector's dream. Plus, its modular design allows for towering customization. Available June 1st for LEGO Insiders and June 4th for everyone else, Barad-dûr is ready to join your Middle-earth collection.


  • Pieces: 5,471
  • Height: 32.5 inches (83 cm)
  • Price: $459.99 / €459.99 / £399.99
  • Minifigures: Frodo, Sam, Gollum, 5 Orcs, Mouth of Sauron, Sauron
  • Features:
    • Glowing Eye of Sauron (LEGO light brick)
    • Mechanically operated front doors
    • Secret room with Palantir
    • Orc smithy
    • Lava pit with skeleton cage
    • Orc feasting room
    • Hidden Easter eggs (e.g., Frodo’s mithril coat, hidden map, tiny Shelob)

Here's a great review of the set: