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X-wing Starfighter

X-wing Starfighter is LEGO set 75218-1. It has a score of 86. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 0 reviews, based on 5 scored reviews and 8 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 31.18% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2018, and it is categorised in Star Wars.


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75218-1 X-wing Starfighter

Review breakdown

Scored reviews 4.8 / 5 → 96 / 100

LEGO 4.68 / 5 → 94 / 100

ttpm 4.5 / 5 → 90 / 100

Brickset 4 / 5 → 80 / 100

Vaderfan2187's Blog 3.6 / 5 → 72 / 100

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Compared to other 2018 sets


Average score for 2018 is 84.07. This set has 86, which is better.

Price per part (PPP)

Average PPP for 2018 is 0.21. PPP for this set is 0.11, which is better.

Price per minifig (PPM)

Average PPM for 2018 is 12.93. PPM for this set is 20, which is worse.

Set information

Set ID: 75218-1
Name: X-wing Starfighter
Parts: 731
Minifigs: 4
Retail price (USD): 79.99
Price Per Part (USD): 0.11
Price Per Minifig (USD): 20

2018 Star Wars

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Recommendation: meh average 4.8 / 5 from 70 reviews

It's been over a decade since the last movie-accurate X-wing was released by lego and this one is true to A New Hope, which is exactly what I want to go with my Y-wing and Tie Fighter, completing my classic trilogy collection perfectly. A solid, engaging build that uses some really clever tricks to fill space, this actually feels like an 80$ build. Size is near perfect, because I felt it looked too small in the pictures. It's not Ultimate Collector's, but it's still a solid model. You can remove the stud launchers from the sides with an easy tweak using the spare parts.

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Recommendation: meh average 4.68 / 5 from 35 reviews

This set was great to build. I remember buying the old 2012 x-wing with Luke as the main character. I'm so glad that Lego decided to put Biggs in the pilots seat! It was included with great details and a small compartment for R2-D2 like always. Have fun building!

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Recommendation: meh average 4.5 / 5

This X-Wing is great and builders will enjoy every minute of building time when constructing this classic ship. The 4 mini figures are cool, and the firing features of studs and projectiles are an added bonus.

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Recommendation: meh average 4 / 5 from 2 reviews

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Vaderfan2187's Blog

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Recommendation: meh average 3.6 / 5 by Vaderfan2187

I'm quite happy with this set overall: good build, decent figures, and playability is not bad – it's always super fun to fly an X-wing around. However, the price is unfortunately very high, and while this is a quality set, I feel that the price of LEGO X-wings is getting out of hand and this is no exception. It's really a shame as this is otherwise a very high quality set. Wait for a decent discount, then buy.

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by CapnRex101

75218 X-wing Starfighter is definitely the best minifigure-scale rendition of an X-wing that LEGO has produced. Its fuselage looks great when compared with the source material and I love the bright light yellow highlights which provide a brilliant splash of colour to the vehicle. Furthermore, the minifigures are excellent, although another pilot and their respective Astromech droid would have been welcome.

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by Andrew

Despite some minor, easily fixable flaws with the laser cannons and rather strong similarity to the 2012 version, 75218 X-wing Starfighter is an excellent LEGO X-wing. I had missed the 2012 X-wing, and just last year at BrickCon I filled that hole in my LEGO collection at after-market prices. The X-wing itself is beautifully designed, with excellent S-foil functionality, even if we think the starfighter could have been amazing by incorporating features from Mike Psiaki's version built when he was a regular LEGO fan. New Rebel pilot helmets, hard-to-find flight suits, and an updated version of fan-favorite Biggs Darklighter also make the set a key purchase for minifig collectors.

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