LEGO Bionicle Parts and Pieces
Lego Bionicle was released in 2001 with a reboot in 2015 for building pieces intended for sale in North America. Using its science fantasy construction blocks, children could create monsters, heroes and villages. Lego parts based on films and series gained popularity with many creative builders.What are Bionicles?
Part of the television series called "Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One" that aired in 2016 included masked, machine-like characters called Bionicles, who used elemental light power to keep their home safe from the forces of evil. Lego sells toys based on the series, which children can use to build their own characters or masked monsters. Parts include joints and connecting pieces, with accessories such as swords, to continue the storytelling of the series through play.What kinds of Bionicle themes are available?
Two themes are based on story lines and styles of building pieces. In order of release date, they are:
- Hero Factory
Hundreds of characters or sets became available between these themed releases. Sometimes mixed or assorted varieties of the themes above are available.How are Lego building pieces constructed and marketed?
Each character is sold individually with the option of lots. Some of the characters available are Umarak the Destroyer, Protector of Stone, Lava Beast, Storm Beast, Tahu - Master of Fire, Pohatu - Master of Stone and Lewa - Master of Jungle. Hundreds of designs are available in boxes for building one or two characters. They come in sets of 100 to 400 parts, with masks included. Each unit is connected by a joint and socket, often black, with pressure used as a securing agent for each part in the box. Step-by-step instructions are provided to make building easy.Which characters are part of the series?
For Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One, characters include Tahu, Pohatu, Lewa, Gali, Kopaka, Ekimu, Onua, Makuta, Narmoto, Izotor, Umarak and Kivoda. Other characters that are not listed are unnamed or from previous series. Each character listed in The Journey to One is also included in buildable sets to be pieced together. Characters can be identified by color and light or dark element as well as mask.What is the age rating for a Bionicle building set?
The age range recommended for each Bionicle set is 8 to 14. Lego sets are made of many small building pieces so children younger than 8 need to be supervised by a parent or guardian.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Lego.