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36 Best LEGO Ninjago Sets (Across All Seasons)

LEGO Ninjago Sets
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From the hours of fun to the educational benefits to the stunning constructions you can proudly display on your bookshelf; everyone knows that LEGO sets make great gifts for kids of all ages. And if you’re a parent of a preschool or early elementary school-aged child, you probably also know that the LEGO Ninjago TV series is a hit among kids of that age group. 

So what better gift could there be for your aspiring ninja than a LEGO set depicting something from the show?

It’s hard to be disappointed by Ninjago sets, as everything already looks like LEGO in the show, so it’s likely to look pretty accurate in an actual LEGO set. That being said, there are tons of LEGO Ninjago sets out there, making it tricky to figure out which is best for your Ninjago superfan. 

To help out, we’ve compiled a list of the 36 best LEGO Ninjago sets and provided short descriptions, including the pros and cons of each set. So if you choose a category your little one likes and start there, you’re sure to find the perfect set in no time. 

Will you go for a mighty mech, a fierce fire-breathing dragon or an action-packed airship? Either way, you can rest assured our picks are the best of the bunch, with the seal of approval from hundreds of real parents and kids.

The Top 3 Ninjago LEGO Sets

💰 FOR TIGHT BUDGETS🧒🏻 FOR YOUNGER KIDS🧒🏼 FOR OLDER KIDS
LEGO Ninjago Jay’s Golden Dragon MotorbikeLEGO Ninjago Cole’s Earth Dragon EVOFrom series 13: LEGO Ninjago Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon
12 LEGO NINJAGO Jay’s Golden Dragon Motorbike4 LEGO Ninjago Cole’s Earth Dragon EVO 7178234 From series 13 LEGO NINJAGO Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon
BEST AGE7 years and above6 years and above9 years and above
❤️ PROSThe bike looks awesome with its dragon head with opening jawsAwesome looking dragon and scorpionA spectacular set that’s a fun challenge to build
💔 CONSThe bike doesn’t stand easily on its ownNot all the joints are posableIt’s expensive as it is a retired and in-demand set
💵 PRICE$29.56$27.64$244.75

Now that we’ve covered our favorites, let’s dive into the complete list because there’s so much more awesome ninja fun to discover. No matter your kiddo’s age, skill level or favorite part of the show, there’s something here for every Ninjago fan.

Best Ninjago Mechs

1. LEGO Ninjago Ninja Ultra Combo Mech 71765

Most kids would be happy enough with a mech toy to play with, but this set comes with three vehicles plus a mech that can be played with separately or combined into an ultra mech. There’s a toy car, tank, jet and the mech, all together to form the ultimate fighting machine to defeat the evil snake due.

7 LEGO NINJAGO Ninja Ultra Combo Mech
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

As if that wasn’t enough, this set also includes a mini mech for the snake duo, plus seven minifigures to fight it out. As well as some of our favorite Ninjas, there’s also an exclusive Wu Bot figure.

What We Love:

❤️ Features 4 different vehicles that combine into a mech action figure
❤️ Impressive looking set with fantastic playability plus seven mini-figures
❤️ A good level of challenge – the build takes time but isn’t too frustrating

What We Don’t Love:

💔 As it is made of separate builds the mech isn’t as sturdy as some others
💔 When everything is combined the mech becomes slightly top heavy

2. LEGO Ninjago Lloyd’s Mech Battle EVO 71781

For a more affordable option that still provides enough fun to make any Ninjago fan jump for joy, this mech battle set is fantastic. With only 223 pieces, kids can make not one but two awesome mechs to battle it out for Lloyd and the Bone Warrior. Both mechs have their own weapons and cockpits for their minifigures, who also have weapons.

8 LEGO NINJAGO Lloyd’s Mech Battle EVO
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

Despite being fairly simple builds, these mechs look great on display, especially with the golden wings on Lloyd, jet and the mech-style paddy hat on the Bone Warrior’s. And, of course, they’re also perfect for staging epic battles.

What We Love:

❤️ Great set for playing as it includes two mechs who can battle
❤️ Comes with two mini-figures (including a golden Lloyd) who can ride in their mechs’ cockpits
❤️ The mechs have their own weapons and are fully articulated

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The mechs are a little on the simple side
💔 Doesn’t come with many accessories

3. LEGO Ninjago Nya’s Samurai X MECH Action Figure 71775 

Kids after a more complex build with plenty of play opportunities will love Nya’s Samurai X Mech action figure. As well as several points of articulation, this majestic mech is armed with two golden swords and two spring-loaded shooters for facing the Crystal enemies. It’s large size and impressive detail make it look great on display.

9 LEGO NINJAGO Nya s Samurai X MECH Action Figure
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

This set has some fantastic mini-figures, several exclusive, like Samurai X Nya, Golden Jay and General Pythor. The Crystallized series is the latest one, so any Ninjago fan will be thrilled to get this set.

What We Love:

❤️ Includes 8 detailed mini-figures, many of which are exclusive
❤️ The mech can stand on his own and has lots of points of articulation
❤️ The mech features spring-loaded shooters and 2 swords

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The mech’s head is not very stable
💔 A bit too large and clunky for kids under 10 to play with

4. LEGO Ninjago Jay’s Titan Mech 71785

Jay’s Titan Mech is undoubtedly one of the coolest-looking mechs in the Ninjago universe, and this is a great set in terms of interactive play features too. With a dragon blade, two katana swords and two shooters on its shoulders, this mech is armed to the teeth. But even so, the Bone enemies won’t be easy to defeat, thanks to their fast-firing crossbow mounted on a wagon.

10 LEGO NINJAGO Jay’s Titan Mech
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

As in all the LEGO Ninjago sets, the included mini-figures are super detailed. My personal favorite is the Pixal Bot figure, which also has clips holding the ninjas’ swords.

What We Love:

❤️ Very striking mech that can stand on its own
❤️ Features 2 katana swords and shooters mounted on its shoulders
❤️ Comes with 5 mini-figures and a shooting crossbow on a wagon

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not that many points of articulation
💔 It’s quite a challenging build

💡 Tip: Love the mechs but buying for a younger child? Zane’s Power Up Mech is a fun and affordable option.

Best Ninjago Dragons

5. LEGO Ninjago Zane’s Ice Dragon 71786

The ninjas need something they can ride into battle on and something to help them fight the villainous bone king. With this Ice Dragon Creature LEGO set, they have both. Once kids have built and staged adventures with the awesome posable ice dragon toy, they can rebuild it into an ice warrior action figure. Now the ninjas are sure to defeat the green bone warrior trio.

1 LEGO NINJAGO Zane’s Ice Dragon Creature 71786
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

With all its gold accents and intricate details, both iterations of this action figure look extremely formidable. The set also comes with 5 cool minifigures and their weapons: the bone warrior trio plus Zane and Pixal.

What We Love:

❤️ Two detailed, posable action figure builds in one
❤️ The minifigures and accessories are super detailed
❤️ Easy to follow instructions

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It is a pricey set
💔 Most kids under 10 will find the build too complex

6. LEGO Ninjago Kai’s Fire Dragon EVO 71762

On the other side of the elemental spectrum is this fiery dragon EVO. With its fearsome fiery jaws, wings and tail, this dragon is the perfect vehicle for Kai to battle with the snake warriors. It’s also fully posable and impressively detailed for such a small set. Parents will also be pleased to know it holds up well against rough play.

2 LEGO Ninjago Kai’s Fire Dragon EVO 71762
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

Along with Kai and the snake figures, this set also comes with some awesome weapons: a sword for Kai and a shooting drone, a jetpack and a gun that fires out a chain for the snake warriors.

What We Love:

❤️ The dragon looks fantastic and is strikingly colored
❤️ The finished build is sturdy and great for playing
❤️ The instructions are structured around a story and easy for kids to follow 

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little on the small side
💔 The dragon’s knees don’t bend

7. LEGO Ninjago NYA’s Water Dragon EVO 71800

If your kiddo’s favorite Ninja is Nya, or you’re looking for a more affordable option, this Water Dragon set is for you. Despite consisting of only 173 pieces, the completed dragon looks magnificent and features posable limbs plus a tail that can be used as a weapon. It’s also a great set for kids to rebuild into their own imaginative creations.

3 LEGO Ninjago NYA’s Water Dragon EVO 71800
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

Along with Nya and Lloyd, this set comes with a very cool bone guard figure with wings made from swords. So although it’s not the most extensive set, it’s sure to provide hours of fun.

What We Love:

❤️ Great price for a posable dragon and three minifigures
❤️ It’s a simple build but still looks excellent
❤️ Also a great set for building your own imaginative creations

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not ideal for kids who enjoy a challenge
💔 Only 173 pieces so it’s a little introductory

💡 Tip: For another great affordable dragon set that’s suitable for 6-year-olds, check out Jay’s Thunder Dragon toy.

8. LEGO Ninjago Cole’s Earth Dragon EVO 71782

Kids who love Cole best out of the Ninjas will be ecstatic to receive a LEGO set of his mighty Earth Dragon. With its scorpion-like spikes and golden wings, horns and tail, this is one of the coolest-looking dragons of all. Of course, it is fully posable and comes with a toy banner to attach to its back when Cole inevitably defeats Bone Scorpio.

4 LEGO Ninjago Cole’s Earth Dragon EVO 71782
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

This is a fun set for reenacting battles, as Bone Scorpio also comes with his 6-legged bone scorpion to ride on. Each minifig, of course, also has weapons for endless battle roleplaying fun.

What We Love:

❤️ Very cool looking dragon and buildable scorpion
❤️ Impressive detail considering it’s quite a simple set
❤️ Cole can sit on the dragon’s back

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not a lot of posable elements
💔 Doesn’t come with many accessories

9. LEGO Ninjago Lloyd’s Golden Ultra Dragon 71774

Last but certainly not least of the Ninjas’ dragons is Lloyd’s Golden Ultra Dragon toy. It’s a spectacular dragon with four heads and wings that unfold into three golden blades. It’s also the biggest of all the Ninjago dragons, so if wow-factor is what you’re after, this is it. Kids can reenact the showdown of the Ninjago: Crystallized TV series or create their own storylines.

5 LEGO Ninjago Lloyd’s Golden Ultra Dragon 71774
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set has nine mini-figures, including the elaborate Crystal King and Vengestone Warriors with crystal weapons. It’s a genuinely amazing-looking set, so it’s excellent for displaying when kids aren’t playing with it.

What We Love:

❤️ A satisfying build with some unique and exciting pieces
❤️ Very cool looking and giant fully articulated dragon
❤️ The dragon is super sturdy and comes with nine minifigures

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a pricey set
💔 Quite heavy which makes it a bit awkward to play with

10. LEGO Ninjago Master Wu Dragon 70734

He may not be part of the central gang, but Master Wu is an iconic Ninjago character, and his dragon is naturally one of the most impressive. It’s designed to look like a Chinese dragon, making it stand out with some oriental charm. It’s also got spectacular golden wings and a seat for Master Wu and his teapot.

6 LEGO Ninjago Master Wu Dragon 70734
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This set will provide endless hours of play, as there’s so much more to it than just the dragon. It also includes a buildable rickshaw that fires ghost disks, a tea farm that flicks missiles and several spooky ghost figures.

What We Love:

❤️ Spectacular looking dragon with lots of excellent details
❤️ Comes with five mini-figures (including Master Wu) and some fun accessories
❤️ Great play features like the missile shooting rickshaw

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little small considering the price
💔 The minifigures could be more detailed

💡 Tip: If you want even more dragons to choose from, there’s also this cool green Legendary Dragon belonging to Lloyd.

Best Ninjago Vehicles

11. LEGO Ninjago Legacy Boulder Blaster 71736

When a Ninja has been locked in a prison, sometimes the only solution is a high-tech airplane boulder blaster. This is an upgraded version of an older set packed with amazing features. The boulder blaster is the show’s star, with its rotating mechanism that can rapidly fire eight missiles at a time, but the whole plane is a masterpiece.

11 LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Boulder Blaster
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Kids are sure to blast with this blaster, firing missiles at the prison until it pops open and releases the captured ninja. The set also comes with four figures, including a collectible Golden Kai.

What We Love:

❤️ The blaster uses a fantastic rotating mechanism to shoot eight rockets at once
❤️ Attention to detail makes this a significant improvement to the 2015 Boulder Blaster set
❤️ The build is a fun challenge, and the blaster shoots far and fast

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The blaster trigger is a bit oversensitive
💔 The build has some finicky elements

12. LEGO Ninjago Jay’s Golden Dragon Motorbike 71768

Jay’s Golden Dragon Motorbike may be the fiercest thing on two wheels. Not only does it have golden side panels and massive off-road tires to tackle any terrain, but it’s also a dragon with moving jaws. Not to be outdone, Jay comes with golden nunchucks and impressive spiky golden wings. The Vengestone Warrior and his crystal spider don’t stand a chance.

12 LEGO NINJAGO Jay’s Golden Dragon Motorbike
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

When it comes to value for money, this is a great little set as it offers hours of fun and looks fantastic on display, whether you’re seeing it from afar or looking at the details up close.

What We Love:

❤️ The bike looks amazing with its dragon head with opening jaws
❤️ Comes with a spider figure plus two mini-figures and awesome golden wings for Jay
❤️ Fantastic detail for such an affordable set

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The bike doesn’t stand easily on its own
💔 It’s quite a small set

13. LEGO Ninjago Zane’s Golden Dragon Jet 71770

Let kids soar into victory with Zane and his Golden Dragon Jet. This set is perfect for playing out airborne battles, with Zane in his jet, Cole with his dragon wings and General Vengalis with his bat wings. When it’s time for action, you can transform the jet into Dragon Mode by extending its wings to look like a flying ninja star.

13 LEGO NINJAGO Zane s Golden Dragon Jet
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

No Ninjago battle would be complete without weapons, so each minifigure in this set has their own knives or gadgets to fight with. If your kid loves Ninjago, Zane and aircraft, this is the set for them.

What We Love:

❤️ Cool looking jet with extendable dragon wings
❤️ Comes with 3 mini-figures that fit into the jet plus wings and weapons
❤️ The instructions require no reading, so kids can complete this by themselves

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a relatively simple looking jet
💔 Not ideal if you want something that takes time to build

14. LEGO Ninjago Kai’s Mech Rider EVO 71783

We’ve already covered a lot of mech action figure sets, but what if your kiddo loves mechs and motorbikes? Then you should get them Kai’s Mech Rider. With huge all-terrain wheels, golden side panels and a flaming exhaust pipe, this is a motorbike fit for a giant mech. The mech is naturally also awesome looking and even has a giant golden blade for battle.

14 LEGO NINJAGO Kai’s Mech Rider EVO
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

Kids can play with this mech and bike toy separately or place the mech on the bike to race to the scene. The set also comes with Kai and Nya mini-figures, plus two Bone Warriors to challenge them.

What We Love:

❤️ The mech action figure is posable and can ride on the motorbike
❤️ You can keep the bike simple or upgrade it with cool details
❤️ Comes with 4 detailed mini-figures that all have their own weapons

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The mech does not have his own head or helmet to cover the mini-figure
💔 Would be nice if there were a few more interactive features

💡 Tip: If you have a 4-year-old who loves Ninjago and motorcycles, this simpler set is a great alternative.

15. LEGO Ninjago Lloyd’s Race Car EVO 71763

For slightly younger kids who still want to build a set and race around, Lloyd’s Race Car is a great choice. What’s fun about this car is that it has three different iterations, each more elaborate than the last, but they all work as a race car. So kids can incorporate the building of their car into their roleplay storyline along with the three included minifigures.

15 LEGO NINJAGO Lloyd’s Race Car EVO
Recommended age: 6 years and above 

With its golden armor, shooters and a spoiler with blades, this race car is battle-ready. It must be to defeat the Cobras with its disk-shooting gun and quad bike.

What We Love:

❤️ Great colors and attention to detail despite being a smaller set
❤️ Features a shooter that shoots far and fast and comes with extra discs
❤️ Fun to build as there are 3 stages of the car, each more complex than the last

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some parts of the build are a little finicky for a 6-year-old
💔 The car is a little small

16. LEGO Ninjago Cole’s Dragon Cruiser Car 71769

As part of the latest series release, Cole’s Dragon Cruiser is a versatile set that allows kids to dive into a world of imaginative play. The car boasts substantial all-terrain tires, stud shooters and gold lightning blades that kids can transform into attack mode, making it a formidable set of ninja wheels. 

16 LEGO NINJAGO Cole’s Dragon Cruiser Car
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Along with the car, you’ll get four mini-figures, including Golden Cole and Kai with his dragon wings. General Aspheera and a Vengestone Brute. There are also plenty of cool weapons from the series to put into play for reenactments of the show and endless imaginative scenarios.

What We Love:

❤️ The cruiser is sturdy and rolls very smoothly
❤️ Features lightning blades that can shift to attack mode and 2 stud shooters
❤️ Great attention to detail on the car and minifigures

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A very quick build, so not great if you want something time consuming
💔 As many of the pieces are unique, it’s not an easy set to use for imaginative builds

💡 Tip: Can’t get enough of Cole and his vehicles? This set of his dirt bike is a very cool one too.

17. LEGO Ninjago Ninja Sub Speeder 71752

When duty calls, ninjas must be ready to act wherever needed – even if it’s underwater. With this Sub Speeder amphibious vehicle, the Ninjas can reach miraculous speeds on land before transforming into a submarine for deep-sea battles. Once built, it measures almost a foot in length and features stud shooters and a detachable drone for when the bad guys strike.

17 LEGO NINJAGO Ninja Sub Speeder
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This sub-speeder comes from Ninjago Seabound, one of the latest seasons and includes lots of exclusive pieces like scuba masks and flippers. Jay and Cole man the sub’s cockpit while taking on the intimidating Maaray Guards.

What We Love:

❤️ The car transforms into a submarine
❤️ The figures are super detailed and come with scuba masks and flippers
❤️ Features a detachable drone, opening cockpit and stud shooters

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The transformation from car to sub is a little minimal
💔 It’s on the small side

18. LEGO Ninjago Catamaran Sea Battle 71748

Another one from Ninjago Seabound, this Catamaran Sea Battle set takes kids to an adventure-filled world of furious combat amidst the waves. This set allows kids to build not one but two catamarans, one of which can split into three different boats for strategic battle tactics. It also has stud shooters and a mini prison for a captured ninja.

18 LEGO NINJAGO Catamaran Sea Battle
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

The ninjas’ own catamaran has a trick up its sleeve, too — it can fold up into speed mode and fold back out for attack. There’s also a casket of diamonds and loads of cool weapons that make for thrilling story possibilities.

What We Love:

❤️ Makes two catamarans, one of which splits into three different boats
❤️ Loaded with play features and interactive functions
❤️ Comes with six mini-figures who all have cool weapons

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not many exclusive minifigures
💔 Lots of small finicky parts

💡 Tip: If your kid especially enjoyed the Ninjago Seabound series, chances are they will love this Water Dragon toy.  

Best Ninjago Temples

19. LEGO Ninjago Ninja Dojo Temple Masters of Spinjitzu 71767

With this spectacular 1,394-piece set, kids can help their favorite ninjas train to become masters of spinjitzu. Consisting of three levels and five rooms, including Master Wu’s tearoom, Pixal’s workshop and an armory, this temple is packed with play possibilities. The fun continues outside with the training area and bridge; the whole thing looks breathtaking.

19 LEGO NINJAGO Ninja Dojo Temple
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

With so many easter eggs from the show, this set is a blast to build and play with. It comes with eight minifigures, including the sneaky Snake Warriors, plus a mech action figure to help out when enemies strike.

What We Love:

❤️ A time-consuming build that looks amazing on display
❤️ Comes with eight mini-figures plus a mech and race car
❤️ Packed with details and easter eggs from the show

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a challenging build so not for beginners
💔 It has five rooms but they are all pretty small

20. LEGO Ninjago Empire Temple of Madness 71712

Kids who enjoy moving LEGO pieces and gadgets will love this Ninjago Empire Temple of Madness set. After the Prime Empire video game, this temple is built to be a roleplay contest between Digi Jay, Lloyd and Cole and the villains Unagami, Red Visor and Sushimi. Our heroes must try to get to the top of the temple and avoid traps and obstacles along the way.

20 LEGO NINJAGO Empire Temple of Madness
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This is a fun set for kids to use for imaginative roleplay with friends. It’s packed with moving parts and interactive features, and the characters and accessories are wonderfully creative.

What We Love:

❤️ Spectacular set with loads of moving parts, including traps 
❤️ Comes with awesome exclusive minifigures and unique accessories
❤️ Fantastic for roleplaying a Ninja Warrior tower climbing contest 

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A little bit of a frustrating build
💔 Not very stable so it can be knocked over during play

21. LEGO Ninjago Temple of Airjituzu 70751

This set is not for the faint of heart, but if you’re an older Ninjago fan looking for a challenge, it may be the one for you. While the set is called the Temple of Airjitzu, it’s an entire village scene, including the temple, blacksmith’s workshop, Smuggler’s Market and more. Everything is astoundingly realistic, with intricate details covering every inch.

21 LEGO NINJAGO Temple of Airjitzu
Recommended age: 14 years and above 

Older LEGO connoisseurs will love the challenge of building this breathtaking set, and kids will have a blast playing with it. With loads of figures, accessories and separate areas, this isn’t just one world to disappear into but several.

What We Love:

❤️ One of the top LEGO sets ever when it comes to detail and architectural design
❤️ So many different rooms and areas, all with features to discover
❤️ Comes with loads of figures and accessories that give it play value

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s an expensive set to get for a child
💔 The build is rated 14+, but at that age, most kids have outgrown Ninjago

22. LEGO Ninjago Movie Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon 70617

This is another discontinued LEGO set, which makes it a hot commodity. Still, it’s worth every penny with all its action features and details to discover. Secret entrances, trapdoors, dynamite and rock-dropping features, a hanging cage – this temple has it all. Kids can enjoy taking the Ninjas through perilous adventures in this temple. There’s even a dungeon with a secret escape.

22 LEGO NINJAGO Movie Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set is chock-a-block with accessories and minifigures, including Jungle Garmadon with his 4 arms and jungle outfit. Kids will also love the buildable temple guardian stone dog figures with their fearsome teeth and red eyes.

What We Love:

❤️ Packed with fun play details like trapdoors and dynamite dropping functions
❤️ Formidable looking temple thanks to the size and the stone dog guardians
❤️ So many details, figures and accessories to discover

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a challenging and time consuming set 
💔 There are several small pieces that can get lost

💡 Tip: Another awesome set for collectors and kids who enjoy challenging builds is this stunning Monastery of Spinjitzu set.

Best Scene-Inspired Playsets

23. From Series 1: LEGO Ninjago Legacy Destiny’s Bounty 71705

If your kiddo has returned to season one, they’ll love this set of the magnificent Destiny’s Bounty ship. This is one of the most popular LEGO Ninjago sets and with good reason. It’s the perfect design to combine play and display, with all its inner rooms open for access and quickly closing up again so you can see the ship sailing the waves.

23 From series 1 LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Destiny’s Bounty
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Destiny’s Bounty boasts loads of fun mechanical features, like the rotating engines, sails attached to cogs and an anchor that drops. It also comes with seven mini-figures for endless roleplay possibilities.

What We Love:

❤️ A breathtakingly complex set with lots of great mini-figures
❤️ Loads of movable parts and hidden elements to discover
❤️ Looks just like the one from the show

What We Don’t

💔 There are some tricky connections in the construction
💔 Some customers found a couple of weak points that can come apart during play

24. From Series 2: LEGO Ninjago Warrior Bike 70501

Falling somewhere between a tank and a motorbike, this colossal vehicle is undoubtedly ready for action. The unique Warrior Bike features a sizeable red track tire and excellent quick-fire missiles that work by turning a lever. With its turning gears and moving mechanical parts, it is reminiscent of LEGO Technic vehicles and will be loved by Ninjago fans and mechanically-minded kids alike. 

24 From series 2 LEGO NINJAGO Warrior Bike
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Along with the pieces to build the bike, you’ll also find two minifigures (including Jay) and some super cool weapon accessories to boot. It’s also one of the few available sets referencing an earlier Ninjago season.

What We Love:

❤️ Fires missiles when you turn a lever
❤️ Great set for collectors and for kids to play with
❤️ The instructions are easy for kids to follow

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s expensive as it is a retired set
💔 The bike is a little small

25. From Series 3: LEGO Ninjago Battle for Ninjago City 70728

The Ninjago buildings are pretty spectacular playsets and this Battle for Ninjago City one is no different. With its secret lookout points and cannons that shoot by turning a lever, this fort is ready for whatever comes it’s way. And a good thing, too, because this set also includes an Overlord mech with a firing laser cannon, golden claws and mechanical legs.

25 From series 3 LEGO NINJAGO Battle for NINJAGO City
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set comes with no less than 8 minifigures and loads of awesome weapon accessories. On top of that, there’s also a missile-shooting glider for Zane, so the battles are sure to be epic.

What We Love:

❤️ Loads of inventive moving elements and weapons that shoot
❤️ Includes lots of characters and hidden features
❤️ A great set for extended imaginative play

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little smaller than other sets of this price
💔 Many small loose parts that can get lost

💡 Tip: If you’re looking for a playset but your Ninjago lover is on the younger side, this Creative Ninja Brick Box for kids aged 5 and up might be the way to go.

26. From Series 4: LEGO Ninjago Legacy Tournament of Elements 71735

While it’s a relatively quick build, this Tournament of Elements set is fantastic for imaginative play due to its open design. It’s also got an impressive number of interactive functions for a smaller set, including a battle platform for ninja duels, a rotating weapon platform and spinjitzu top to practice those ninja skills, and a collection of jade blades for duel winners.

26 From series 4 LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Tournament of Elements
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Kids will love the minifigures in this set as many of them are exclusive, like the master of elements Bolobo and the evil Eyezor. There’s also a Legacy Golden Lloyd figure and plenty of unique weapons to have fun with.

What We Love:

❤️ A simple, affordable set that’s still great for imaginative play
❤️ Loads of great little details that are faithful to the show
❤️ The figures are very creative and all have unique weapons

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The set looks very plain from the back
💔 You have to apply quite a few stickers

27. From Series 5: LEGO Ninjago City of Stiix 70732

Fans will love getting their hands on this discontinued set and it’s certainly a very cool one. With several builds including a four-level tower, a spinning blade contraption and a ghostly ship to cross the River Stix, there is so much for kids to get lost in.

27 From series 5 LEGO NINJAGO City of Stiix
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Each build in this set has its own interactive features and together, they create a world of roleplay fun. You’ll also get several mini-figures and cool ghostly weapons that excite kids and collectors alike.

What We Love:

❤️ Certified as like new despite being pre-owned
❤️ Spectacular and unique set with impressive architectural design
❤️ From the building to the ship to the vehicle and all the mini-figures, there is so much to this set

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a pre-owned and refurbished set
💔 Some parts of the build are quite fragile

28. From Series 6: LEGO Ninjago Misfortune’s Keep 70605

Misfortune’s Keep is another evil lair to build, this time an airborne one. Hailing from series six, it’s home to Djinn Nada Khan and his fearsome crew. The ship boasts an astonishing number of features, such as an opening cockpit, rotating engines, fold-out cannons, disc shooting guns, a detachable escape boat and more. Add to that the six mini-figures and the Ninja battles may never end.

28 From series 6 LEGO NINJAGO Misfortune s Keep
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set is packed with easter eggs from the show, like the ‘trapped Wu’ element in the Golden Djinn Blade. But even kids who don’t remember series six are sure to love its sheer spectacle and playability.

What We Love:

❤️ A fantastic looking set with exceptional engineering
❤️ Several moving parts and interactive components for action-packed play
❤️ Comes with great mini-figures and lots of tiny details

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a pricey set, though most customers considered it worth it
💔 The ship design itself isn’t as creative as some other sets

💡 Tip: Another great option from the same series that’s a little smaller and more affordable is this set for building the cool Ninjago Raid Zeppelin.

29. From Series 7: LEGO Ninjago Dawn of Iron Doom 70626

Struggling to decide between a playset or a mech action figure? Well, this set offers both. The action figure is a formidable snake mech with missile-shooting eyes, a swishing tail and a spinning time portal on its belly. Then there’s also a swamp fort to build that includes a prison and several moving parts so kids can reenact the thrilling Dawn of Iron Doom scene or their own high-stakes storylines.

29 From series 7 LEGO NINJAGO Dawn of Iron Doom
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This LEGO set depicts an iconic scene from the show that will inspire hours of immersive play. It includes six minifigures as well as loads of authentic details to discover.

What We Love:

❤️ The spinning time portal with time blades is very cool
❤️ Includes a swamp fort and awesome snake mech to build
❤️ Several interactive elements to play with by themselves or all together

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not a particularly impressive looking set for the price
💔 Some of the elements may not always stand up to rough play

30. From Series 8: LEGO Ninjago Temple of Resurrection 70643

If you want a set for playing out epic storylines and your kiddo has just watched series 8, this is the one for you. The highlight of this set is the good-to-evil transformation function on the roof when Lord Garmadon takes control of the temple. There are also many other action features, including two trapdoors, a spider prison, Lord Garmadon’s resurrection chamber and more.

30 From series 8 LEGO NINJAGO Temple of Resurrection
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This set comes with several super detailed mini-figures, many of which are exclusive, including a skeleton and a ‘mysterious baby’ figure. Fans will also love that it comes with three collectible decorative masks.

What We Love:

❤️ A detailed set full of surprises and secret hiding spots
❤️ Some cool mechanics like the transforming roof and trapdoors
❤️ Comes with several exclusive figures plus fantastic decorative masks

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The finished build is a little small compared to other temples
💔 Some parts of the build are frustrating even for experienced builders

31. From Series 9: LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu: Dragon Pit 70655

Love the dragons but want a playset too? Check out this Dragon Pit set from series 9. Kids can build an awesome posable earth dragon plus the dragon pit, complete with a watchtower, missile shooters, jail with a trapdoor and throne for the Dragon master. There are so many features to get stuck into that you may not hear anything except ninja and dragon noises from your kid for hours.

31 From series 9 LEGO NINJAGO Masters of Spinjitzu Dragon Pit
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This action-packed set comes with no less than nine minifigures plus four collectible pieces of Golden Dragon armor. And while play is the main focus, it’s a spectacular set for display too.

What We Love:

❤️ An action-packed set with shooters, trapdoors and more moving parts
❤️ Comes with a posable dragon, nine minifigures and lots of weapons
❤️ A cohesive-looking build with many incredibly striking elements

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The dragon is a little small
💔 It might be too complex for some 9-year-olds

32. From Series 11: LEGO Ninjago Fire Fang 70674

Another excellent action figure set, this one is pretty unique as it takes the form of Aspheera’s giant stud-shooting snake Fire Fang from Series11. Once built, the snake looks pretty incredible, bedecked with weapons and other finery surrounding a throne for Aspheera. It is posable but can stand by itself and features a tail that rattles and shoots missiles.

32 From series 11 LEGO NINJAGO Fire Fang
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Along with four mini-figures, this set comes with some great accessories, like a LEGO Ninjago Spinjitzu spinner toy and Aspheera’s Scroll of Forbidden Spinjitzu. Can Kai win against the evil snake warriors? Kids will have to roleplay to find out.

What We Love:

❤️ The snake features a posable, rattling tail with shooters
❤️ Includes several figures and a spinner toy that the figures can fit inside
❤️ An awesome looking, colorful build with lots of details fans will appreciate

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The tail comes apart quite easily
💔 The build won’t occupy kids for that long

33. From Series 12: LEGO Ninjago Gamer’s Markett 71708

This set doesn’t have that much to build, so it’s perfect for kids who want to get straight to the playing. The nine mini-figures are the real draw of the set and include Digi Jay, Avatar Nya, the exclusive Avatar Pink Zane and more. The market also includes several stores selling ninja hats and accessories so kids can get their ninjas battle-ready.

33 From series 12 LEGO NINJAGO Gamer’s Market
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

This set has many pieces in unique colors like pink and neon green, so it’s a great addition to any LEGO collection. Kids can have fun role-playing and use the pieces creatively with other sets.

What We Love:

❤️ Includes 9 detailed minifigures, some of which are exclusive
❤️ Packed with cool accessories and headgear for the mini-figures
❤️ Great value for so many figures and odd pieces you can use creatively with other sets

What We Don’t Love:

💔 There isn’t much to build
💔 Lots of loose pieces that may get lost

💡 Tip: Does your kid love Ninjago Prime Empire? Then they’ll also love getting to build Jay’s Cyber Dragon.

34. From Series 13: LEGO Ninjago Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon 71722

Some adventures take ninjas deep into dangerous dungeons full of treacherous passageways and nasty traps. This set provides the scene for such an adventure, where our brave ninjas must get past various hazards set for them by a cast of enemies. And as if all the moving parts weren’t enough, it also forms part of a dungeon board game kids can play, complete with a dice spinner.

34 From series 13 LEGO NINJAGO Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

As well as being fun to play with, this set is also a satisfying build perfect for kids who like a challenge. And as always, it comes with a fantastic variety of figures and accessories.

What We Love:

❤️ A spectacular set that’s a fun challenge to build
❤️ Great for imaginative play or playing the incorporated board game
❤️ Amazingly detailed set with loads of mechanical parts and gears

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s expensive as it is a retired and in-demand set
💔 Some kids may find the build a bit too challenging

35. From Series 14: LEGO Ninjago Hydro Bounty 71756

For the ultimate Ninjago Seabound LEGO set, look no further than the Hydro Bounty. This vast set is awe-inspiring when fully built, with many interactive features like spring-loaded shooters, foldable wings and an opening cockpit. On top of that, it also boasts two detachable mini-subs AND a battle mech for all kinds of thrilling undersea adventures.

35 From series 14 LEGO NINJAGO Hydro Bounty
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Along with the boat itself, this set comes with ten minifigures, including Prince Kalmaar with his very own chariot pulled by a manta ray. The discoveries never stop with this fun-filled set, so fans of the recent series will be overjoyed.

What We Love:

❤️ The submarine is large and very impressive looking
❤️ Features a detachable mech and shooters for all kinds of roleplay battles
❤️ The piece colors are great and work well for your own imaginative builds, too

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A couple of customers received incorrectly sized pieces
💔 The sub’s interior features don’t quite match up to the external components

36. From Series 15: LEGO Ninjago The Crystal King Temple 71771

Last but certainly not least, the dazzling Crystal King Temple Action Playset comes from the latest Ninjago series. Emphasis is on the action because this set is brimming with excellent functions, including a floating prison and several traps to escape. It also has some cool mini-figures and accessories, including the Crystal King with four arms and swords to sit on the spectacular Crystal Throne.

36 From series 15 LEGO NINJAGO The Crystal King Temple Action Playset
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

As it comes from the Crystalized series, this set is striking due to the colors and shapes of its pieces. It looks remarkable on display and will provide plenty of imaginative playtimes too.

What We Love:

❤️ An sturdy construction with unique shapes and colors
❤️ Great details on the building and mini-figures, especially the crystal king
❤️ Many inventive elements like the floating crystal prison and traps

What We Don’t Love:

💔 May be a little smaller than the picture suggests
💔 There are quite a few stickers to apply

💡 Tip: Kids who are loving the latest series of Ninjago are sure to have a blast with this Crystal King buildable action figure.

Frequently Asked Questions About LEGO Ninjago

🙋 What is Ninjago, and who is it for?

LEGO Ninjago is a TV show, but it’s a pretty genius one in that it encourages kids to look away from the screens and towards their LEGO blocks so they can recreate the show’s action-packed adventures. Ninjago is based around a group of six teenage ninja warriors who are learning to become masters of spinjitzu from their mentor, Master Wu. But instead of being able to complete their training in peace, they must defend their home from a cast of fearsome and dangerous enemies, including the Ninjago Overlord. 

And all the while, they must also overcome the same issues all kids face, namely getting on with their friends, learning who they are and how to work together and moving past silly mistakes. 

LEGO Ninjago is aimed at children, mostly between 6-10. At the same time, the show is full of clever but silly humor that even parents can enjoy. So far, there have been 15 seasons, providing a wealth of different enemies, creatures, vehicles and locations to recreate in LEGO. 

From dragons to mech action figures to racing cars, submarines, temples and more, there are many LEGO Ninjago sets for kids to build and play with.

🙋 Is LEGO a good gift for kids?

LEGO is a fantastic gift for kids for loads of reasons. Sure, they may occasionally cause pain when they get under your feet. Still, at the same time, they are virtually indestructible, provide kids with enjoyment for years and don’t require any batteries. 

They’re also super beneficial for kids’ cognitive development, helping them with basic math skills, problem-solving, spatial reasoning, planning and more. At the same time, they allow kids to explore their creativity, and they are a fantastic way to bond with friends and family and practice teamwork. And, of course, they provide hours upon hours of screen-free fun.

So… What LEGO Ninjago Set Should You Get?

That all depends on what your little ninja loves best about Ninjago and the type of LEGO set they’re ready for. Are the dragons their favorite part of the show? Then get them one of the dragon sets. Are they more into the mechs? Go for one of them instead. The playsets and temples are great if you’re looking to go all out, while several of the vehicles are ideal if you want something simpler.

We tried our best to give you a wide variety of LEGO Ninjago options, but we may have left out some great sets — we’re human, after all. So if you think we missed something, be sure to let us know.

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