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41172-1 The Water Dragon Adventure

41172-1

The Water Dragon Adventure

The Water Dragon Adventure is LEGO set 41172-1. It has a score of 83. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 1 reviews, based on 7 scored reviews and 11 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 36.22% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2016, and it is categorised in Elves.

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Average rating

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Recommendations

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Price Per Part (PPP)

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Average PPP for System in 2016 is 0.12. PPP for this set is 0.1, which is better.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPP is a guide, not a rule, and affected by the type of parts included. A set containing small generic parts generally have better PPP than one containing larger specialized parts.

Price Per Minifig (PPM)

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Average PPM for System in 2016 is 15.64. PPM for this set is 21.29, which is worse.

All prices are in $USD, adjusted for inflation. This set is compared to other sets categorised as System. Read more about this in our article about price comparisons.

PPM only takes the number of minifigs into account and discards everything else. It's a guide, not a rule.

Review breakdown

Scored reviews

LEGO Recommendation: meh 4.77 / 5 → 95 / 100

amazon.com Recommendation: meh 4.7 / 5 → 94 / 100

Blocks Magazine Recommendation: yes 90 / 100 → 90 / 100

Brickset Recommendation: meh 4.1 / 5 → 82 / 100

Just2Good Recommendation: meh B+ → 80 / 100

ttpm Recommendation: no 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Jay's Brick Blog Recommendation: no 3 / 5 → 60 / 100

Unscored reviews

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FriendsBricks Recommendation: meh

Set information

Set ID: 41172-1
Name: The Water Dragon Adventure
Parts: 212
Minifigs: 1

Retail price (USD):
Original: 19.99
Inflation adjusted: 21.29

Price Per Part (USD):
Original: 0.09
Inflation adjusted: 0.1

Price Per Minifig (USD):
Original: 19.99
Inflation adjusted: 21.29

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Recommendation: meh 4.77 / 5 from 22 reviews

My 8 yr. old granddaughter is a dragon fan! I surprised her with The Water Dragon. She was excited and had a difficult time waiting for us to find time to work on it! She easily flipped through the pages of directions and easily sorted what pieces we needed. We had trouble with the opposing hind legs: right vs. left but figured it out!! After it was assembled she spent hours manipulating all the flexible pieces designing postures representing fight/rest/flying, etc. She really loves this dragon.

This score from LEGO is an aggregate of 22 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: meh 4.7 / 5 from 310 reviews

This is by far, one of the best LEGO sets my 8 year-old daughter has ever received....and we have a lot of them! She just loves dragons and this dragon was fun for her to build and is so much fun to play with! Ball joints are used to connect the legs, arms, feet, and neck to the body so they all move at the "joints" and have a great range of motion! The wings move up and down and the mouth also opens and closes. There is a seat on the dragon's back for the figure to sit in. The set also comes with a little island that has accessories for the girl figure and a part which allows you to catapult food into the mouth of the dragon. Great details, LEGO! Thanks for making such a great set!

This score from amazon.com is an aggregate of 310 reviewers. The snippet above represent only one of them.
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Recommendation: yes 90 / 100

41172 Water Dragon Adventure was reviewed in issue 21 of Blocks Magazine.

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Brickset

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Recommendation: meh 4.1 / 5 from 2 reviews

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Recommendation: meh B+ → 80 / 100

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Recommendation: no 4 / 5

Girl who are fans of LEGO Elves will love adding this set to their collection. The dragon, figure, and accessories are packed with details that LEGO Elves fans will enjoy for imaginative roleplay. This is a 30 minute build and the play is endless.

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Recommendation: no 3 / 5 by Jay

The Water Dragon Adventure is a delightful set for fans of LEGO Elves. For more agnostic or neutral LEGO fans, it might take a bit of a push to embrace the more feminine features of the Elves sets and their minidolls – this set isn't for everyone, but if you've got an open mind, it makes for a great introduction to the new Elves dragons.

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The Brothers Brick

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by Caylin

I recommend the set. You will get great pieces for the cost of the set, and the dragon herself is wonderfully designed.

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by Jang

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Brickset News

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by MeganL

I think the dragon is fantastic. I love the use of the ball joints that allows for so much flexibility in posing. The colours for the dragon are great - the blue and purple are a good match for the water dragon. The multi-colour wings are wonderful - and I like that there's one extra provided. I spent a lot of time swooshing the dragon around.

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Recommendation: meh by Maya

41172 The Water Dragon Adventure is the smallest and least expensive Elves set to let you experience the joy of creature building. I hope many of you give Merina a chance and find out how sweet and fun she really is!

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