LEGO Group has unveiled a brand-new addition to the LEGO® Super Mario™ series—the brick-built Piranha Plant set! Launched in collaboration with Nintendo, this fun set is a beautiful rendition of the iconic menacing plant from the Super Mario universe.
With over 500 pieces, this LEGO® Super Mario™ Piranha Plant set is intricately designed to allow flexibility and creativity. Fans can adjust the head, mouth, stalk, and leaves to create various exciting poses. The building journey starts from the base, making it feel as if the Piranha Plant is growing right out of the pipe, adding a touch of realism to the whole experience.
Carl Merriam, Senior Designer at LEGO Super Mario, expressed his enthusiasm about the design, emphasizing the meticulous effort to encapsulate the Piranha Plant's distinctive features. This set is not only a fantastic gift idea for Nintendo fans but also a nostalgic piece for LEGO enthusiasts who grew up with Mario.
The LEGO® Super Mario™ Piranha Plant set is available from November 6, 2023, at LEGO stores, lego.com, and select leading retailers worldwide. Priced at $59.99 / €64.99 / £57.99, it's a reasonably priced set that makes a stylish LEGO Mario-themed desk ornament. It's purely ornamental, with no digital play functions, aligning with LEGO's Botanical Collection's aesthetic appeal.
With a product number of 71426, this set comprises 540 pieces and is suitable for ages 18 and up. The dimensions are 23cm high, 11cm wide, and 17cm deep. The LEGO Piranha Plant set is a splendid addition, following the release of previous sets like the Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block, and The Mighty Bowser. It's a blend of affordability and iconic design, making it a must-have for both LEGO and Mario fans!