A key part of LEGO Advent Calendars are the minifigures, with seasonal versions of beloved characters and the 2022 selection is no different.
However, we won’t go into detail on these minifigures just yet, giving you a chance to duck out now to avoid spoilers for all five LEGO 2022 Advent Calendars.
Now that a warning has been given, here’s a look at the interesting minifigures in the 2022 range of LEGO Advent Calendars.
76231 Guardians of the Galaxy Advent Calendar
For LEGO Marvel, exclusive variants of Drax and Nebula wearing seasonal jumpers featuring a dancing Groot and Thanos can be found. Such jumpers are becoming more common in LEGO Advent Calendars following appearances in CITY and Star Wars in previous years.
76404 Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Should you choose 76404 Harry Potter Advent Calendar for 2022, you’ll get a new Moaning Myrtle minifigure with an updated face design, Voldemort in dark green robes and Neville Longbottom with the sword of Gryffindor. Overall, this calendar has a good selection of rare or exclusive minifigures.
75340 Star Wars Advent Calendar
Also wearing seasonal jumpers in 75340 Star Wars Advent Calendar are R2-D2 and C-3PO for 2022, both of which are new minifigures. However, more interesting is Darth Vader wearing summer attire, referencing the LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation special that starts streaming on August 5.
60352 LEGO CITY Advent Calendar
LEGO CITY’s 2022 Advent Calendar continues the tradition of summarising the ranges featured in the theme throughout the year mixed with characters from the LEGO CITY Adventures series. Those who know the show will likely appreciate the first minifigure of Tippy Dorman, who played a big role in the first season.
41706 LEGO Friends Advent Calendar
The first Santa mini-doll is included in 41706 LEGO Friends Advent Calendar, joining Mrs Claus and the elves from a previous LEGO Friends Advent Calendar. Olivia and two smaller mini-dolls are included too, along with a reindeer