Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck Revealed

Journey to the 31st century and battle dangerous machines in the post-apocalyptic American west. Sound familiar? Horizon Forbidden West is the upcoming video game sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn, a PlayStation game from 2017. The sequel comes out on February 18, 2022. Now, fans can really break out the party streamers because the LEGO® Group just announced an 18+ set based on the same game. The Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck comes out in May 2022.

The official press release describes the set as follows:

This LEGO® set for adults will take builders into an adventure world through Aloy, a fierce machine hunter and the Tallneck, the iconic and awe-inspiring machine Aloy uses to explore nearby areas in her mission to restore order and balance in Horizon Forbidden West. Included in this set is a brand-new headpiece for Aloy, the Watcher machine that comes with a choice of blue, yellow or red eyes and her bow and brick-built spear, alongside the authentic Tallneck machine, with a smooth, disc-shaped head and long slim legs to add striking features within the model. Fans can finish their build by adding the beautiful landscape details like the brick-built birch tree, tall grass and a rusty stoplight, completing the centerpiece for its display moment.

Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck set

SET SPECIFICS

  • NAME: Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck
  • SET #: 76989
  • THEME: 18+
  • COST: $99.99 CAD
  • BRICK COUNT: 1222
  • MINIFIGURES: 1
  • RELEASE DATE: May 2022
  • COST/BRICK: $0.08 (excellent value)
  • BRICK-TO-FIG RATIO: 1222 bricks/fig (low fig count for a set this size.)

Truthfully, I looked at this set and my first thought was: “What is that?” However, after a little research, I’m intrigued. Who doesn’t like a good post-apocalyptic world story? Plus, this set includes a new Minifigure hairpiece! I can also appreciate the design of the Tallneck. The design looks great and probably provides an interesting build. What do you think of the Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck? Let us know in the comments below or reach out on social media. For more LEGO®-related news, click here.

Until next time,

-Tom

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