LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar: Day 19

Where has this year gone?! It’s hard to believe that we’re already into December, but we really are into the final stretch of 2022, and with that comes something that I have been looking forward to for months: time to open the new LEGO Star Wars advent calendar. Last year was my first ever time getting the calendar, as one of my friends bought it for me, and I absolutely loved it, so had to get this year’s!

But rather than keep it to myself, I thought that this year it would be fun to chart this month’s gifts with you. So each day, I will be showing you the minikit that was behind that day’s door, allowing you to decide if the calendar is something you would consider purchasing in the future, but I will also then give a few details about the ship/item/character the kit is of.

So… let’s get going!


LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 20222022 Advent Calendar:

  1. LAAT/i gunship
  2. Clone trooper – 212ᵗʰ Attack Battalion – Phase I armor
  3. Droid tri-fighter
  4. Acclamator-class Republic assault ship
  5. B1 battle droid
  6. Omicron-class attack shuttle
  7. X-34 landspeeder
  8. T-16 skyhopper
  9. C-3PO
  10. Moisture vaporator
  11. V-35 courier
  12. Darth Vader
  13. Fortress Vader (sandcastle)
  14. B-wing
  15. TIE Interceptor
  16. Wall, Blaster, Mouse droid
  17. Snowtrooper
  18. DF.9 turret placement
  19. AT-ST

Day 19 has given us a minikit of an AT-ST. The All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) was a bipedal walker used by the Galactic Empire, though the First Order later had their own updated model. Requiring 1 pilot and 1 gunner, AT-STs were commonly used to screen the flanks of larger assault walkers for major ground operations. The Empire used them for swift reconnaissance and troop support. As such, they were essential for cleaning up minor resistance along the path of a planned invasion route, and could quickly eliminate any small threats. AT-STs were equipped with two chin-mounted MS-4 twin blaster cannons capable of firing at a range of two kilometers, one cheek-mounted 88i twin light blaster cannon and one cheek-mounted DW-3 concussion grenade launcher capable of doing massive damage to enemy vehicles and ground troops at close range.The modular design of the walkers would also allow for some degree of customisation, with some walkers utilising mortar launchers.

What do you think of the minikit, and the advent calendar in general?

Thanks for reading. May the Force be with you….


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