With a fresh wave of sets comes an array of new elements to entice LEGO fans. Some are rather specialised and have limited uses while others are more versatile, with numerous possible applications in your own creations.
Images of most 2018 sets are now available in the database, ready to be examined for brand new parts as well as existing parts in interesting new colours. We have been able to find a total of 51 such pieces so far and you can view them all after the break. This article will be updated should we come across any more.
- 1. This flame yellowish orange beehive can fit over a minifigure's head.
- 2. A new bullbar element.
- 3. A cap with a ponytail.
- 4. A new net launcher.
- 5. The big cat element introduced for the Jungle range has been adapted for a mountain lion in 60174 Mountain Police Headquarters.
- 6. A log disguise which slots over a minifigure's head and torso.
- 7. The dirt bike helmet has been revised and now features some extra textured detail.
- 8. The red spider from the Jungle subtheme now appears in glow-in-the-dark white.
- 9. A new gold ore piece which appeared briefly in The LEGO NINJAGO Movie, depicting Cole's elemental power of Earth.
- 10. Black rollercoaster car bases.
- 11. A long straight track piece to complement the shorter ones in 70922 The Joker Manor. The curved track also appears in light bluish grey for the first time.
- 12. The bear makes a return from the Forest Police range but is black rather than dark brown on this occasion.
DC Super Heroes:
- 1. Lobo uses Aquaman's hair in black.
- 2. Krypto's torso, head and cape are all brand new.
- 3 + 4. Most of the new DC sets include a selection parts intended to depict super powers of various different kinds.
- 5. The power blast element in trans-yellow for the first time.
- 6. A curved 1x2 plate with two hollow studs.
- 7. A new round net.
- 1. A 2x2 printed tile featuring Mushu.
- 2. A new flower with five petals rather than the four seen on the existing flower.
- 3. A 2x4 cone with a roof tile texture.
- 4. This archway element appears in three of the new Disney sets.
- 5. A new 'micro-doll' depicting Merryweather, one of Aurora's fairy godmothers.
- 6. Teal is making a return in 2018 and appears on this market stall where magenta and teal teeth form a decorative awning.
- 1. Another new flower. This one fits into a peg hole and includes curved petals.
- 2. The existing book cover element has been cleverly repurposed as a tablet computer.
- 3. Olivia has undergone some considerable updates for 2018 and now features a new hair style. Andrea's hair is also new in 41134 Andrea's Park Performance.
- 4. This mug is decorated with an 'I *heart* Heartlake City' motif and appears in several of the new Friends sets.
- 5. A new pen accessory that resembles the current lipstick piece.
- 6. A bright green leaf element.
- 1. The Joker's hair from The LEGO Batman Movie is now available in purple.
- 2. A pearl dark grey chest armour element.
- 3. A pearl dark grey helmet.
- 4. An updated NEXO shield for the villains.
- 5. The existing NEXO shield now appears in pearl gold and is fitted with a metallic gold Merlok power.
- 6. This trans-neon green horn is used as a decorative element in many of the new NEXO Knights sets.
- 7. A 4x4 plate with a curved cutout.
- 8. Metallic silver tech critters can be launched using stud shooters.
- 9. An angular chest armour component worn by all of the knights in 2018.
- 1. A unique bulldog-shaped mascot adorns the bonnet of 42078 Mack Anthem.
There are also some new parts in the NINJAGO and The LEGO Batman Movie sets but the quality of the images we have at the moment is not sufficiently clear to distinguish every brand new piece.
Let us know if you think we have missed any in the comments. Which pieces are you most excited about?