Exclusive: LEGO confirms if Mando has a face print in new Star Wars set

The LEGO Group has confirmed exclusively to Brick Fanatics whether or not Din Djarin has a new face print in 75325 The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter.

We’ve had more Mando minifigures than you can shake a Darksaber at over the past year or two, but every single one of them has so far rocked a blank, black head. That’s despite the on-screen character being unmasked towards the end of the show’s first season, all the way back in 2019 – effectively giving the LEGO Group no reason not to create a mini Pedro Pascal.

So when images of 75325 The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter – the first set based on Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett – originally landed online, there was some excitement over one particular photo published to the LEGO Group’s social accounts. Zooming into the Din Djarin minifigure seemed to suggest that it’s sporting a brand new, flesh-coloured head.

That was at odds with the box art, however, which (for some reason) shows Mando with what looks to be a reddish-brown head, matching the base colour of his torso and legs. To get to the bottom of this Mandalorian mystery, we reached out to the LEGO Group for a definitive answer – and got one back from the LEGO Star Wars team.

“Yes, this is the first set with Din Djarin, the Mandalorian, with an actual face with print,” the LEGO Group confirms to Brick Fanatics. It’s not clear why that new face print isn’t shown anywhere on the box or marketing materials – perhaps it wasn’t ready in time for those – but we’ve requested an image if one is available.

75325 The Mandalorian’s N-1 Starfighter launches on June 1 for £54.99 / $59.99 / €59.99. With only 412 pieces in the box, that’s not cheap – but getting the first-ever face print for Din Djarin should help soften the blow. You can also take some of the edge off that price by pre-ordering with double VIP points by February 28 in the UK, Europe and Australasia.

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Chris Wharfe

I like to think of myself as a journalist first, LEGO fan second, but we all know that’s not really the case. Journalism does run through my veins, though, like some kind of weird literary blood – the sort that will no doubt one day lead to a stress-induced heart malfunction. It’s like smoking, only worse. Thankfully, I get to write about LEGO until then. You can follow me on Twitter at @brfa_chris.

One thought on “Exclusive: LEGO confirms if Mando has a face print in new Star Wars set

  • 27/02/2022 at 08:51
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    Just use the head from pedro pascals character in wonderwoman. The set with gold diana and cheetah and the tv guy!

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