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70411-1 Treasure Island

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Pirates

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Pirates is a LEGO category that had 84 sets released in 1989, 1991-1997, 2001-2002, 2009, 2013 & 2015. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:

Best rated Pirates sets of all time

Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Pirates sets of all time.

All Pirates sets by rating

6285-1 Black Seas Barracuda

98

Recomended 100%

Black Seas Barracuda

6285-1 Pirates 1989

6286-1 Skull's Eye Schooner

95

Recomended 100%

Skull's Eye Schooner

6286-1 Pirates 1993

6277-1 Imperial Trading Post

93

Recomended 100%

Imperial Trading Post

6277-1 Pirates Imperial Guards 1992

6276-1 Eldorado Fortress

93

Recomended 100%

Eldorado Fortress

6276-1 Pirates 1989

Worst rated Pirates sets of all time

Just for fun - these are the worst rated Pirates sets.

1464-1 Pirate Lookout

57

Avoid 100%

Pirate Lookout

1464-1 Pirates 1992

1747-1 Treasure Surprise

57

Avoid 67%

Treasure Surprise

1747-1 Pirates 1996

1481-1 Pirates Desert Island

60

Avoid 100%

Pirates Desert Island

1481-1 Pirates 1991

1713-1 Shipwrecked Pirate

61

Avoid 100%

Shipwrecked Pirate

1713-1 Pirates 1994

78

is the average rating of all Pirates sets.

This rating is the average of all 75 scored sets in Pirates. Compared to other categories this is average. 9 unscored sets are not included. 89% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Pirates is in relation to the others.

To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.

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81-84
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93-96
97-100

Pirates rating over the years

Years without scored sets are not included.

Recommendation distribution

Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Pirates sets are considered up to personal taste:

Indifference 45%

18

37

27

Total: 82 / 84

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 2 sets in Pirates that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.

A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.

Prices

Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Pirates is bundled into System along with these:

Advanced models Adventurers Agents Alpha Team Animal Crossing Aqua Raiders Aquazone Architecture Art Assorted Atlantis Avatar Avatar The Last Airbender Basic Batman Boats Brick Sketches BrickHeadz Bricklink Bricks and More Building Set with People Bulk Bricks Cars Castle City Classic Creator Creator Expert DC Comics Super Heroes DC Super Hero Girls Despicable Me Dino Dino 2010 Dino Attack Dinosaurs Discovery Disney Dreamzzz Elves Exo-Force Factory Fortnite Freestyle Friends Fusion Gabby's Dollhouse Ghostbusters Harry Potter Hidden Side Hobby Set Homemaker Icons Ideas Indiana Jones Island Xtreme Stunts Jurassic World LEGO Games LEGO Universe LEGOLAND Legends of Chima Life of George Make and Create Marvel Super Heroes Master Builder Academy Mickey Mouse Minecraft Minions: The Rise of Gru Minitalia Mixels Model Team Monkie Kid Monster Fighters Nexo Knights Ninjago Overwatch Pharaoh's Quest Pirates Pirates of the Caribbean Power Miners PreSchool Prince of Persia Promotional Racers Rock Raiders Samsonite Scooby-Doo Seasonal Serious Play Service Packs Sonic The Hedgehog Space Speed Champions Spider-Man SpongeBob SquarePants Sports Star Wars Stranger Things Studios Super Mario System Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Angry Birds Movie The Hobbit The LEGO Batman Movie The LEGO Movie The LEGO Movie 2 The LEGO Ninjago Movie The Legend of Zelda The Lone Ranger The Lord of the Rings The Powerpuff Girls The Simpsons Time Cruisers Town Toy Story Trolls World Tour Ultra Agents Unikitty Universal Building Set Vidiyo Vikings Western Wicked World City World Racers Xtra {Unknown}

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.19. The average PPP for Pirates is 0.20. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 17.52 and the average PPM for Pirates is 7.10.

Pirates prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.