Promobricks is reporting to have more information following their previous report regarding the summer 2022 wave of LEGO NINJAGO allegedly scheduled for June 1, including plot elements that might suggest that a reboot is on the way.
Anyone wanting to keep the next chapter of LEGO NINJAGO a surprise until it is officially available might want to click away now, in case any of these rumours turn out to be true. However, they are currently unconfirmed.
71768 Jay’s Gold Dragon Motorbike
The smallest set in the wave is said to be 71768 Jay’s Gold Dragon Motorbike, including 137 pieces and it is compared to 70622 Desert Lightning in terms of size, with it mentioned that is smaller by the source.
Minifigures of Jay in a dragon form with new bricks and a Vengestone Warrior are said to be included for $19.99.
71769 Cole’s Dragon Racer
Next is 71769 Cole’s Dragon Racer including Kai in dragon form rumoured to be using the same piece as Jay in the previous set.
For $39.99 and 384 pieces, the source believes that you will be getting one vehicle with two blades as well as four minifigures. These include Kai, Cole, Vengestone Aspheera and a Vengestone Warrior.
71770 Zane’s Golden Dragon Jet
Following that is said to be 71770 Zane’s Gold Dragon Jet with Cole in Dragon Form, Zane and a Vengestone Skull Sorcerer with 258 pieces for $29.99.
According to the report, the build is of a white jet with gold detailing that has a similar function to 9442 Jay’s Storm Fighter as the wings fold out when the cockpit is pulled back.
71771 The Temple of the Crystal King
As the only build in the range said to be using tensegrity, 71771 The Temple of the Crystal King is rumoured to be the main base of the villains with four buildings including altars, temples and spiral staircases.
The largest structure is reported to include space for all four golden weapons and a floating prison that uses tensegrity. 71771 The Temple of the Crystal King is rumoured to come with Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane, a Vengestone Warrior and the Crystal King for $79.99 with 703 pieces.
71772 The Crystal King
The overlord is rumoured to be back again for the next wave of LEGO NINJAGO in 71772 The Crystal King as a mech with four legs, two wings and two arms. Said to be equipped with a crystal lance, using a new brick, the set is rumoured to include 723 pieces for $69.99.
Minifigures for Lloyd, Harumi, the Crystal King and two Vengestone Warriors are reported as included.
71773 Kai’s Golden Dragon Raider
Also reported to return in 2022 is Skylor as a physical minifigure in a new suit. She is rumoured to be featured in 71773 Kai’s Golden Dragon Raider alongside the fire ninja and Zane in dragon form, facing off against Vengestone Mr. E and three Vengestone Warriors.
The model is rumoured as having space for two minifigures with modes for speed and off-road and be made up of 624 pieces for $89.99.
71774 Lloyd’s Ultra Gold Dragon
Cole, Kai, Zane and Jay are said to be able to combine their forms into a brand new dragon in the summer 2022 range with a model rumoured to be made up of 989 bricks for $139.99. Lloyd is reported as included in a new golden form as well as Kai, Zane, Jay, Cole, the Crystal King and 3 Vengestone Warriors.
The model sounds similar to the Ultra Dragon, but with the head of each dragon instead having features of the four ninjas, including Jay’s freckles and Kai’s scar.
71775 Nya’s Samurai X Mech
Nya is said to be back as well in summer after losing much of her personality and original form in Seabound. She is rumoured to once again take on the role of Samurai X in the largest mech ever with knees.
Minifigures in the reported 1,003-piece model for $119.99 include Nya as Samurai X, Vengestone Pythor, Vengestone General, Wu, Lord Garmadon, Nelson, Jay and one Vengestone Warrior.
Rumoured story details
Reading through that list, you may have noticed that even more characters are reported to return in the summer. While these rumours are currently unconfirmed, the source believes that Nelson, Skylor and Lord Garmadon are joining the team in a battle against many Vengestone foes that is said to lead to a soft reboot of the theme.