Every LEGO set retiring in 2022 – December update

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that means it’s also time to say goodbye to hundreds of retiring LEGO sets from Star Wars, Ideas and more.

As exciting as the holiday season may be, with the gift-giving, the carols and the anticipation for an all-new range of LEGO models for almost every theme, it’s not good news for the entirety of the LEGO portfolio. December 2022 is your final chance to grab hundreds of retiring builds before they leave production and are gone for good.

We’ve provided monthly updates on this retiring list and in case it wasn’t already clear, time is running seriously short to pick up any of the models in the lists below. It’s organised by theme, in case you’re looking for a last-minute gift, holiday treat or simply need that one exclusive minifigure. Adding to the excitement, some of them are still on sale following Black Friday too – but others are already sold out…

LEGO Star Wars

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Inspired by a galaxy far, far away, the LEGO Star Wars retiring sets list for 2022 remains unchanged, offering one last opportunity to grab 40557 Defence of Hoth, 40558 Clone Trooper Command Station, 75252 Imperial Star Destroyer (if you manage to find a copy) and a range of models based on The Mandalorian – with Season 3 now confirmed to debut March 1, 2023.


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40557 Defence of Hoth
40558 Clone Trooper Command Station
75252 Imperial Star Destroyer
75255 Yoda
75277 Boba Fett Helmet
75280 501st Legion Clone Troopers
75283 Armored Assault Tank (AAT)
75295 Millennium Falcon Microfighter
75296 Darth Vader Meditation Chamber
75297 Resistance X-Wing
75298 AT-AT vs. Tauntaun Microfighters
75299 Trouble on Tatooine
75302 Imperial Shuttle
75305 Scout Trooper Helmet
75306 Imperial Probe Droid
75310 Duel on Mandalore
75311 Imperial Armored Marauder
75314 The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle
75315 Imperial Light Cruiser
75316 Mandalorian Starfighter
75319 The Armorer’s Mandalorian Forge
75321 The Razor Crest Microfighter
75340 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar

LEGO Ideas

LEGO Ideas 21324 123 Sesame Street lifestyle featured

As LEGO Ideas sets take inspiration from fan designs, the theme includes several licences that we’re unlikely to see depicted in bricks again anytime soon, including 21324 123 Sesame Street and 21328 Seinfeld. The latter is currently on sale for 30% off in the UK and Europe too. Don’t overlook the first LEGO Friends set in 21319 Central Perk (the sitcom, not the mini-doll theme) either.

21319 Central Perk
21321 International Space Station
21324 123 Sesame Street
21328 Seinfeld
92176 NASA Apollo Saturn V

LEGO Marvel

76156 Rise of the Domo Marvel

From Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings to Eternals, several MCU movie waves are currently in their swan song. Given how many more films arrive in cinemas every year, we’re pretty unlikely to ever see the LEGO Group revisit either of those, even across its Infinity Saga sets. This is also your last chance to grab some of the best Spidey variants around in 76195 Spider-Man’s Drone Duel and 76175 Attack on the Spider Lair.

10783 Spider-Man at Doc Ock’s Lab
10940 Spider-Man Headquarters
40525 Endgame Battle
40535 Iron Man
40536 Miles Morales
40454 Spider-Man versus Venom and Iron Venom
76145 Eternals’ Aerial Assault
76154 Deviant Ambush!
76155 In Arishem’s Shadow
76156 Rise of the Domo
76175 Attack on the Spider Lair
76176 Escape from The Ten Rings
76177 Battle at the Ancient Village
76184 Spider-Man vs. Mysterio’s Drone Attack
76185 Spider-Man at the Sanctum Workshop
76186 Black Panther Dragon Flyer
76189 Captain America and Hydra Face-Off
76190 Iron Man: Iron Monger Mayhem
76192 Avengers: Endgame Final Battle
76194 Tony Stark’s Sakaarian Iron Man
76195 Spider-Man’s Drone Duel
76198 Spider-Man & Doctor Octopus Mech Battle
76199 Carnage
76200 Bro Thor’s New Asgard
76201 Captain Carter & The Hydra Stomper
76202 Wolverine Mech Armor
76203 Iron Man Mech Armor
76204 Black Panther Mech Armor
76205 Gargantos Showdown
76219 Spider-Man & Green Goblin Mech Battle
76231 Guardians of the Galaxy Advent Calendar
76237 Sanctuary II: Endgame Battle

LEGO Harry Potter

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Still not completed your collection of LEGO Harry Potter 20th anniversary minifigures? Now’s the time to take the plunge on 76392 Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess, which includes an exclusive golden Professor Snape minifigure. This is also your last chance to snag the smaller of the two Hogwarts Express sets currently available.

31201 Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests
75948 Hogwarts Clock Tower
75955 Hogwarts Express
75980 Attack on the Burrow
76382 Hogwarts Moment: Transfiguration Class
76383 Hogwarts Moment: Potions Class
76385 Hogwarts Moment: Charms Class
76387 Hogwarts Fluffy Encounter
76392 Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess
76393 Harry Potter & Hermione Granger
76394 Fawkes, Dumbledore’s Phoenix
76395 Hogwarts First Flying Lesson
76396 Hogwarts Moment: Divination Class
76397 Hogwarts Moment: Defence Against the Dark Arts Class
76404 Harry Potter Advent Calendar

LEGO Technic

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Only a handful of LEGO Technic sets are leaving shelves this month, but there are some stand-outs in there – notably the second 1:8 supercar, 42083 Bugatti Chiron, and 42110 Land Rover Defender. Grab ’em while the going’s good – if they’re still in stock in your region, that is…

42083 Bugatti Chiron
42090 Getaway Truck
42110 Land Rover Defender
42114 6×6 Volvo Articulated Hauler
42116 Skid Steer Loader
42119 Monster Jam Max-D
42120 Rescue Hovercraft
42121 Heavy-Duty Excavator
42124 Off-Road Buggy
42126 Ford F-150 Raptor
88014 XL Motor

LEGO Icons

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Time is rapidly running out to pick up the first two LEGO football stadiums, one of three currently-available Winter Village sets, and what’s likely to be the only ever LEGO sneaker we see on shelves. 10271 Fiat 500 is worth your time, too – in yellow or blue.

10271 Fiat 500
10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United
10275 Elf Club House
10279 Volkswagen T2 Camper Van
10282 Adidas Originals Superstar
10284 Camp Nou – FC Barcelona
10291 Queer Eye – The Fab 5 Loft

LEGO Architecture

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If you’re anything like us, the LEGO Architecture Skylines are perfect mementos for remembering cities you’ve visited – but their release patterns don’t always line up with travel plans. If you’re hoping to visit Tokyo one day, best grab 21051 Tokyo now, rather than paying extra on the aftermarket.

21051 Tokyo


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Some of the best LEGO NINJAGO sets in recent memory (and that’s saying something, for a theme as consistently strong as this one) are about to retire, as 71746 Jungle Dragon and 71747 The Keepers’ Village have already left production. 71742 Overlord Dragon is also worth a look, especially in the face of bigger and more expensive dragons in recent waves.

70688 Kai’s Spinjitzu Ninja Training
70689 Lloyd’s Spinjitzu Ninja Training
70690 Jay’s Spinjitzu Ninja Training
71700 Jungle Raider
71736 Boulder Blaster
71737 X-1 Ninja Charger
71740 Jay’s Electro Mech
71742 Overlord Dragon
71745 Lloyd’s Jungle Chopper Bike
71746 Jungle Dragon
71747 The Keepers’ Village
71748 Catamaran Sea Battle
71749 Final Flight of Destiny’s Bounty
71764 Ninja Training Center

LEGO Batman / DC Super Heroes

LEGO Batman 76161 1989 Batwing

The LEGO Group hasn’t officially called time on LEGO DC, but the lack of sets on shelves come January will speak for itself. If you’re hungry to build your Bat-collection, best do so quickly – at least with the sets that haven’t already sold out from the list below.

76161 1989 Batwing
76180 Batman vs. The Joker: Batmobile Chase 
76182 Batman Cowl
76183 Batcave: The Riddler Face-off
76188 Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile
76238 Classic TV Series Batman Cowl 
76239 Batmobile Scarecrow showdown 

LEGO Super Mario

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With a bumper wave of promising LEGO Super Mario expansion sets arriving on shelves in 2023, some of the current crop must make way – and among those falling victim to the swing of the retiring reaper’s scythe are all three Luigi’s Mansion-inspired sets, along with the awesome 71391 Bowser’s Airship.

71391 Bowser’s Airship
71396 Bowser Jr.’s Clown Car
71397 Luigi’s Mansion Lab and Poltergust
71398 Dorrie’s Beachfront
71399 Luigi’s Mansion Entryway
71400 Big Urchin Beach Ride
71401 Luigi’s Mansion Haunt-and-Seek
71405 Fuzzy Flippers
71410 Character Packs – Series 5

LEGO Creator

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From a Classic Space revival (of sorts) to a couple of cool animals, the list of retiring Creator 3-in-1 sets spans some models you really shouldn’t miss out on. If they’re still available in your region, consider grabbing them from December 9 to 13 (if you can), when you’ll score double VIP points at LEGO.com.

31093 Riverside Houseboat
31100 Sports Car
31108 Caravan Family Holiday
31112 Wild Lion
31113 Race Car Transporter
31114 Superbike
31115 Space Mining Mech
31116 Safari Wildlife Tree House
31117 Space Shuttle Adventure
31119 Ferris Wheel
31121 Crocodile
31122 Fish Tank

LEGO Speed Champions

LEGO Speed Champions 76904 Mopar Dodge SRT Top Fuel Dragster and 1970 Dodge Challenger T A lifestyle featured

Just four LEGO Speed Champions sets are retiring this year, as 76901 Toyota GR Supra hangs around on shelves beyond the usual lifespan of the theme’s vehicles. Good news for that yellow roadster, but bad news for the four sets below, which are all disappearing this month.

76902 McLaren Elva
76903 Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Race Car and 1968 Chevrolet Corvette
76904 Mopar Dodge//SRT Top Fuel Dragster and 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A
76905 Ford GT Heritage Edition and Bronco R

LEGO Disney

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71040 The Disney Castle has already sold out for good in the US, and (at the time of writing) is marked as temporarily out of stock in the UK and Europe. If you see it available for purchase, don’t hesitate: this is really your last chance to buy the longstanding ode to the House of Mouse.

10772 Mickey Mouse’s Propeller Plane
10773 Minnie Mouse’s Ice Cream Shop
10774 Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse’s Space Rocket
10775 Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck’s Farm
10776 Mickey & Friends Fire Truck & Station
10778 Mickey, Minnie and Goofy’s Fairground Fun
10920 Elsa and Olaf’s Tea Party
10942 Minnie’s House and Café
31202 Disney’s Mickey Mouse
40456 Mickey Mouse
40457 Minnie Mouse
41166 Elsa’s Wagon Adventure
41168 Elsa’s Jewelry Box Creation
43179 Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse Buildable Characters
43192 Cinderella’s Royal Carriage
43195 Belle and Rapunzel’s Royal Stables
43193 Ariel, Belle, Cinderella and Tiana’s Storybook Adventures
43200 Antonio’s Magical Door
43201 Isabela’s Magical Door
71040 The Disney Castle

LEGO Jurassic World

LEGO Jurassic World 76940 T. rex Dinosaur Fossil Exhibition lifestyle 1 resized featured

Five LEGO Jurassic World sets are retiring this year, but no matter: next year’s line-up is shaping up to be the best yet, as it will apparently celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original Jurassic Park.

10939 T. Rex and Triceratops Dinosaur Breakout
76939 Stygimoloch Dinosaur Escape
76940 T. rex Dinosaur Fossil Exhibition
76941 Carnotaurus Dinosaur Chase
76942 Baryonyx Dinosaur Boat Escape

LEGO Monkie Kid

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Even with the imminent arrival of 80045 Monkey King Ultra Mech, we’re still sad to see 80012 Monkey King Warrior Mech go. The mighty mech has already sold out online, along with several other sets from the list below, but one of the theme’s best budget models – 80020 White Dragon Horse Jet – is still available in the UK and Europe. For now, at least…

80012 Monkey King Warrior Mech
80013 Monkie Kid’s Team Secret HQ
80019 Red Son’s Inferno Jet
80020 White Dragon Horse Jet
80021 Monkie Kid’s Lion Guardian
80022 Spider Queen’s Arachnoid Base
80023 Monkie Kid’s Team Dronecopter
80024 The Legendary Flower Fruit Mountain
80025 Sandy’s Power Loader Mech
80026 Pigsy’s Noodle Tank
80028 The Bone Demon
80031 Mei’s Dragon Car

LEGO Stranger Things

LEGO BrickHeadz 40549 Demogorgon and Eleven lifestyle 1 featured

The one and only current LEGO Stranger Things set unfortunately didn’t herald the second coming of the Netflix-inspired theme, with no new sets arriving for Season 4. That means this BrickHeadz set was your last chance to journey into the Upside Down for the foreseeable future – but it’s already out of stock.

40549 Demogorgon & Eleven


LEGO CITY 60347 Grocery Store lifestyle featured

A huge list of LEGO City sets are retiring this month, making way for the theme’s upcoming refresh in 2023. Highlights from those waving goodbye include 60347 Grocery Store (only released in August) and 60307 Wildlife Rescue Camp, which offers a real menagerie of animals all in the one box.

40526 Electric Scooters & Charging Dock
60243 Police Helicopter Chase
60246 Police Station
60247 Forest Fire
60250 Mail Plane
60262 Passenger Airplane
60265 Ocean Exploration Base
60267 Safari Off-Roader
60275 Police Helicopter
60276 Police Prisoner Transport
60277 Police Patrol Boat
60280 Fire Ladder Truck
60281 Fire Rescue Helicopter
60282 Fire Command Unit
60284 Roadwork Truck
60288 Race Buggy Transporter
60291 Family House
60292 Town Center
60293 Stunt Park
60294 Stunt Show Truck
60295 Stunt Show Arena
60296 Wheelie Stunt Bike
60297 Demolition Stunt Bike
60298 Rocket Stunt Bike
60299 Stunt Competition
60300 Wildlife Rescue ATV
60301 Wildlife Rescue Off-Roader
60302 Wildlife Rescue Operation
60305 Car Transporter
60306 Shopping Street
60307 Wildlife Rescue Camp
60308 Seaside Police and Fire Mission
60309 Selfie Stunt Bike
60310 Chicken Stunt Bike
60318 Fire Helicopter
60326 Picnic in the Park
60328 Beach Lifeguard Station
60329 School Day
60331 Touring Stunt Bike
60340 The Blade Stunt Challenge
60344 Chicken Henhouse
60345 Farmers Market Van
60347 Grocery Store
60352 LEGO CITY Advent Calendar


LEGO Art 31204 Elvis Presley 22The King22 featured

From the boy wizard to the king of rock and roll, four LEGO Art mosaics are about to retire for good. Our advice: check out the alternate builds for these sets over on Rebrickable. Even if you don’t care for Elvis, you’d be surprised what those pieces can create…

21226 Art Project – Create Together
31201 Harry Potter Hogwarts Crests
31202 Disney’s Mickey Mouse
31204 Elvis Presley “The King”

LEGO Friends

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LEGO Friends is undergoing a reboot in 2023, introducing brand new characters and ageing up the current cast. The final list of sets retiring in 2022 therefore includes plenty of last hurrahs for Mia, Andrea, Emma and the gang.

41390 Andrea’s Car & Stage
41393 Baking Competition
41395 Friendship Bus
41439 Cat Grooming Car
41441 Horse Training and Trailer
41442 Vet Clinic Rescue Buggy
41444 Heartlake City Organic Café
41448 Heartlake City Movie Theater
41449 Andrea’s Family House
41450 Heartlake City Shopping Mall
41668 Emma’s Fashion Cube
41669 Mia’s Soccer Cube
41671 Andrea’s Swimming Cube
41679 Forest House
41681 Forest Camper Van and Sailboat
41682 Heartlake City School
41683 Forest Horseback Riding Center
41684 Heartlake City Grand Hotel
41685 Magical Funfair Roller Coaster
41686 Magical Acrobatics
41687 Magical Funfair Stalls
41688 Magical Caravan
41689 Magical Ferris Wheel and Slide
41691 Doggy Day Care
41693 Surfer Beachfront
41694 Pet Clinic Ambulance
41695 Pet Clinic
41697 Turtle Protection Vehicle
41698 Pet Playground
41700 Beach Glamping
41701 Street Food Market
41702 Canal Houseboat
41706 LEGO Friends Advent Calendar
41709 Vacation Beach House
41710 Surfer Beach Fun

LEGO BrickHeadz

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The LEGO BrickHeadz theme is already confirmed to continue in 2023 with Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings and more, but don’t get too busy looking ahead: plenty of buildable statuettes are retiring this year, so best catch up on these characters first if you haven’t already (and where they aren’t already out of stock, of course).

40367 Lady Liberty
40420 Gru, Stuart and Otto
40441 Shorthair Cats
40442 Goldfish
40443 Budgie
40466 Chinese New Year Pandas
40480 Ginger Tabby
40496 Voldemort, Nagini & Bellatrix
40543 St. Bernard
40544 French Bulldog
40545 Koi Fish
40546 Poodle
40548 Spice Girls Tribute
40549 Demogorgon & Eleven
40552 Buzz Lightyear
40559 Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote


41955 Header Image

If bracelets, charms and patches are your thing, make a beeline for the below LEGO DOTS sets while you still can (and indeed, if you still can). 41952 Big Message Board is a fun piece of home décor that’s well worth picking up regardless of your relationship with DOTS as a whole.

41935 Lots of DOTS
41936 Pencil Holder
41937 Multi Pack – Summer Vibes
41938 Creative Designer Box
41939 Bag Tag Dragon
41940 Bag Tag Unicorn
41942 Into the Deep Bracelets with Charms
41943 Gamer Bracelet with Charms
41944 Candy Kitty Bracelet & Bag Tag
41945 Neon Tiger Bracelet & Bag Tag
41946 Extra DOTS – Series 6
41949 Bag Tags Mega Pack – Messaging
41952 Big Message Board
41953 Rainbow Bracelet with Charms
41954 Adhesive Patch
41955 Stitch-on Patch
41956 Ice Cream Picture Frames & Bracelet
41958 Extra DOTS Series 7 – SPORT

LEGO Minecraft

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The final list of LEGO Minecraft sets retiring this year includes a couple of gems, from 21174 The Modern Treehouse to 21168 The Warped Forest. The theme will continue in 2023 and likely beyond, but don’t miss out on these if you’ve got them on your wish list.

21158 The Panda Nursery
21155 The Creeper Mine
21160 The Illager Raid
21161 The Crafting Box 3.0
21165 The Bee Farm
21167 The Trading Post
21168 The Warped Forest
21169 The First Adventure
21171 The Horse Stable
21173 The Sky Tower
21174 The Modern Treehouse
21176 The Jungle Abomination

LEGO Minions

LEGO Minions 75549 Unstoppable Bike Chase featured

A one-and-done licensed theme that’s unlikely to return (at least until the inevitable next Minions-verse movie), LEGO Minions was blighted by delays to The Rise of Gru. That shouldn’t put you off picking up its sets if they’re on your radar, though.

40511 Minions Kung Fu Training
75546 Minions in Gru’s Lab
75547 Minion Pilot in Training
75550 Minions Kung Fu Battle
75551 Brick-built Minions and their Lair

LEGO Seasonal

LEGO Chinese New Year 80109 Lunar New Year Ice Festival

With two new Lunar New Year sets arriving in January, the annual availability window on this year’s sets is coming to a close. 80109 Lunar New Year Ice Festival is the perfect seasonal display set, and could slot right into your wider Winter Village display. Just saying…

40462 Valentine’s Brown Bear
40463 Easter Bunny
40497 Halloween Owl
40498 Christmas Penguin
80108 Lunar New Year Traditions
80109 Lunar New Year Ice Festival
40572 Penguin & Snowflake

LEGO Collectible Minifigures

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With 71037 Series 24 right around the corner, this month is your last chance to catch up on any characters you’re missing from 71034 Series 23. Our faves are the Ferry Captain, Turkey Costume and Snowman – again, another perfect addition to any Winter Village displays.

71034 Series 23
71036 Series 23 6 pack

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