• The Most Complex Bionicle sets

    Compiled by Gus 263. Updated 23 September 2009. Contains 15 sets.
    This list is a selection of complex Bionicle sets that includes functions within them. Some have alternate models, combo models, gear functions and even RCX controls. The sets are listed by number of pieces.

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8996: Skopio XV-1

6 reviews
Pieces
849
RRP
$89.99, £59.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set contains 840 pieces, 802 of which are used in the construction of the vehicle itself. The vehicle features scorpion-like retractable treads, blasters and moving pincers. Also, it can move on 4 legs or shift into a high speed tracked machine. The vehicle measures 20" (51 cm) long, 8" (20 cm) tall and 11"(28 cm) wide, and supports a small sized Bionicle figure as its pilot.
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437 own this set, 619 want it

8943: Axalara T9

10 reviews
Pieces
693
RRP
$79.99, £48.95
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set consists of 693 pieces, 657 of which are used to make the vehicle. The "tri-arms" are able to fold away by spinning a wheel on either side, while another pair of wheels directly in front of those open or close the four side panels, revealing the set's two Midak Skyblasters. Larger wheels further forward on the craft's sides deploy Axalara's landing gear. A handle, affixed to the bottom of the vehicle, assists in play. It measures twenty inches (fifty-two cm) long and thirteen inches (thirty cm) high.
It supports a medium sized Bionicle figure as a pilot.
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731 own this set, 626 want it

8558: Cahdok and Gahdok

8 reviews
Pieces
636
RRP
$60, £49.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
Another set including two figures. Those complex figures can attack their opponents through their heads. Their tail serves as handles. Instead of masks, they can remove the chest of the opponent, then making this incapacitated to attack back.
Building instructions for alternate model are included.
This set includes a total of 636 pieces.
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562 own this set, 630 want it

8538: Muaka & Kane-ra

3 reviews
Pieces
633
RRP
$70, £44.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
Great set that includes two Rahi. They can attack each other with their mouths and grab the infected masks of their opponent. By removing an infected mask, the arm of the opponent can fall!
Building instructions for Kuma-Nui (Combo model) are included.
This set includes a total of 633 pieces.
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609 own this set, 568 want it

8539: Manas

3 reviews
Pieces
457
RRP
$90, £69.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
The only BIONICLE set to include a remote control (two controls included, each one used to each figure). It include functions to punch the opponent and to move!
Building instructions for Mana-Ko (Combo model) are included.
This set includes a total of 457 pieces.
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533 own this set, 589 want it

8942: Jetrax T6

4 reviews
Pieces
422
RRP
$49.99, £39.15
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set consists of 422 pieces, 389 of which are used to make the vehicle. Its wings, which are able to fold up against the craft for landing, feature two Midak Skyblasters, while a third appears near the nose of the vehicle. The Midak skyblasters are gatling gun-like pieces which launches spheres. Its cockpit is able to open so the medium sized Bionicle figure used as the pilot can enter or leave the vehicle. A handle situated on the craft's underside facilitates play, and also serves as a mechanism to fold the wings up, while an armor piece on the top of the craft acts as a button to unfold the wings. The set includes twelve silver Zamor Spheres to be loaded in the Midak Skyblasters. It measures twenty-two inches (fifty-six cm) long and seventeen inches (forty-three cm) wide with the wings unfolded.

An alternate model of the Jetrax T6, known as the Destral Cycle, was unveiled in the November LEGO Club magazine. Unfortunately, the set doesn't includes the instructions of this alternative models, these can be achieved only by the internet.
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503 own this set, 557 want it

8941: Rockoh T3

8 reviews
Pieces
390
RRP
$39.99, £29.35
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set consists of 390 pieces, 353 of which are used to make the vehicle. Sections of its wings and the blasters attached can fold up over the front of the vehicle to power dive when one spins an axle on the back of the vehicle. Also, a lever on the vehicle's side operates a Zamor Launcher. The Zamor Launcher and cartridge hold the set's six silver Zamor Spheres. The set can also be held by a handle below for added play value. It supports a medium sized Bionicle figure as a pilot.
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681 own this set, 544 want it

8557: Exo-Toa

7 reviews
Pieces
378
RRP
$35, £24.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set can attaches an original Toa set into it. It also have a firing cannon in its left hand and a moving claw (with function) in its right hand.
Building instructions for a robotic steed (Alternate Model) are included. Does not include a figure.
This set includes a total of 378 pieces.
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834 own this set, 610 want it

8954: Mazeka

10 reviews
Pieces
301
RRP
$29.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set includes a small sized pilot (called Mazeka) and a vehicle (called Swamp Strider). The Swamp Strider uses 286 of the set's 301 pieces. The set's turret is capable of rotating 360°, and the platform of the turret can move diagonally up and down. The Swamp Strider set is armed with a Zamor Launcher whose three cartridges hold the set's nine silver Zamor Spheres.
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443 own this set, 567 want it

8548: Nui-Jaga

4 reviews
Pieces
226
RRP
$35, £22.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
Another set including two Rahi. Those scorpion-like Rahi can use the tail to attack their opponents and makes the masks fall.
Building instructions for Kahu (Combo model) are included.
This set incudes a total of 226 pieces.
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744 own this set, 554 want it

8595: Takua and Pewku

7 reviews
Pieces
221
RRP
$20, £14.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set includes Pewku (an ussal crab) and Takua. Takua can move his arms through gears. The Ussal crab can move its legs when the wheels located at the bottom of the construction touches the floor.
One part of the building instructions for "Makuta Nui" (Combo model of 8593, 8594 and 8595) are included.
This set includes a total of 221 pieces.
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908 own this set, 537 want it

8594: Jaller and Gukko

4 reviews
Pieces
172
RRP
$20, £14.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set includes a Gukko bird and Jaller. Jaller can move his arms through gears. The Gukko Bird can move its four wings through a trigger located close to the handle.
One part of the building instructions for "Makuta Nui" (Combo model of 8593, 8594 and 8595) are included.
This set includes a total of 172 pieces.
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817 own this set, 548 want it

8556: Boxor Vehicle

9 reviews
Pieces
157
RRP
$15, £12.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
This set features functions to move the vehicle and to make it punch with the hooks. Includes a Matoran (Nuparu) as a pilot.
Building Instructions for Modified Boxor (Alternate Model) are included. The Alternative Model can move its arms vertically.
This set includes a total of 157 pieces.
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1065 own this set, 492 want it

8537: Nui-Rama

4 reviews
Pieces
154
RRP
$15, £10.99
Instructions
Yes
Bricklist notes
For its size and scheduled price, it is interesting to find the functions to move the wings of each one of those Rahi. Building instructions for Nui Kopen (Combo model) are included.
This set includes a total of 154 pieces
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1057 own this set, 510 want it