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This article is about the Castle subtheme that lasted from 2007 to 2009. For other uses, see Castle (disambiguation).


Castle was a theme introduced in 2007. The theme was often referred to as "Fantasy Era" or "Fantasy Castle" by fans to avoid confusion with the original Castle theme that was introduced in 1978. The theme ran until 2010, when it was replaced with Kingdoms. The theme mainly focuses on fantasy creatures such as trolls and dwarves, and pits humans against various evil creatures instead of an opposing faction of other human beings. Most sets contained warriors from two opposing factions, in order to increase playability. The first protagonists of the human faction were known as the Crown knights, who fought the Skeleton warriors, led by an Evil Wizard, who appeared in the first year of the theme. In 2008 new foes, the trolls, arose, who were also enemies of the newly added Dwarves. In 2009 only three new sets were released, including 10193 Medieval Market Village which is known to be the most intricate work of European styled buildings ever released by LEGO as an official product. The theme also appears in My LEGO Network as stickers and backgrounds.

Factions

Crown Knights:

10193 Medieval Market Village is one of the most realistic medieval themed sets ever released.

The Crown knights are the faction that represents the humans and were introduced in 2007. They are led by the Crown King and their coat of arms is a crown superimposed on a blue background as seen on their shields, flags and uniforms. The faction is based at the Castle. Other buildings include a tower, a fortified port and another fortified tower. The Crown knights do not have any vehicles other than a chariot, but do, however, have two siege engines, a catapult and a crossbow. The Crown knights not only use horses as mounts, but dragons as well, as seen in 7048 Troll Warship. This faction features a complete royal family with a King, a Queen and a princess. The court also encompasses a Good Wizard and a Court Jester, as well as a general. The Crown Knights may have been linked to the Sentinel faction in LEGO Universe as they appeared in teasers and similar gear was distributed throughout the game.

Skeleton Warriors: The Skeleton warriors are the first adversaries of the Crown knights and appeared in 2007. They are living skeletons that occasionally use skeleton horses as mounts. Their leader is the Evil Wizard. Their symbol is a skull which is featured on their round bucklers and oval shields. The only building they control is the Skeleton Tower, which is also the evil wizard's lair. They own a ship and a carriage, but no siege engines. These warriors are similar to the skeleton army in the Ninjago theme.

Troll Warriors:

The 7041 Troll Battle Wheel is one of the many siege engines of the trolls.

The trolls are monsters that were introduced in 2008. They have a large complement of siege engines at their disposal, as well as a large ship. They are in possession of a single building, a fortress. There are two versions of trolls, the average sized ones known as Troll Warrior, and larger ones known as giant trolls. Their symbol is an elongated skull which is featured on flags and their rectangular shields.There are four versions of the giant troll, green and orange and green and orange dark armor epic giant trolls with tattoos on there arms. Their "official" enemies were the Dwarves, but they were opposed to the Crown Knights as well, at one point capturing their king.

Dwarves: The Dwarves are a race of miners who are constantly attacked by the trolls. They were introduced in 2008. Their symbol is a winged helmet on a blue background and is featured on their round shields. Only three sets have been released, including a large mine, a battle machine, as well as a battle pack with five dwarf minifigures and equipment. In all of these sets the dwarves are pitted against the trolls. A dwarf is also included as a prisoner in the set 7048 Troll Warship. Their weapons are battle axes that consist of two axe blades from Vikings attached to a brown stick. They also use regular axes made by the same method but using only one axe blade. Dwarves use large war hammers as well.

Sets

2007
Image#SetNumber of piecesMinifiguresPriceRelease
B7009.jpg7009The Final Joust62Lead General, Black Knight Skeleton$7.992007
Skeleton Boat.PNG7029Skeleton Ship Attack628Crown Knight (3), Skeleton Captain, Skeleton Warrior (3)$69.992007
Dwarve's Mine.png7036Dwarves' Mine575Dwarf King, Dwarf (3), Troll Warriors (2), Giant Troll (Brown)$49.99 / €49.992007
B7090.jpg7090Crossbow Attack54Crown Knight (2), Skeleton Warrior$4.992007
7091+Knights+Catapult+Defence.jpg7091Knights' Catapult Defense123Crown Knights (2), Black Skeleton Warrior , Skeleton Warrior (Castle) (black)$9.992007
7092-1.jpg7092Skeletons' Prison Carriage192Crown Knights (2), Skeleton Warrior (Castle) (2), Black Skeleton Warrior$19.99October 24, 2007 (US and UK)
Skeletontowerbox.jpg7093Skeleton Tower398Wizard, Knight, Princess, Skeleton Warrior (2)$49.99October 24, 2007 (US and UK)
7094 box.jpg7094King's Castle Siege973Crown King, Lead General, Crown Knight (4), Skeleton Warrior (2), Armored Skeleton , Black Skeleton Warrior$99.99 / €109.992007
2008
Image#SetNumber of piecesMinifiguresPriceRelease
4527617.jpg4527617Castle Photo Frame68Lead General, Skeleton Warrior 2008
852701-Battle Pack Troll Warriors.jpg4559922Troll Warriors Battle Pack5Troll Warrior (5) 2008
5614-1.jpg5614The Good Wizard16Good Wizard$3.49j / €2.99January 2, 2008 (UK)
TheknightA.jpg5615The Knight21Crown Knight$3.49 / €2.992008
5618 box2.png5618Troll Warrior19Troll Warrior$3.49 / €2.99June 27, 2008 (US) / May 21, 2008 (UK)
7037 box.jpg7037Tower Raid364Crown Knight (x2), Troll Warrior (x3)$29.99 / €29.992008
Lego-castle-7038-troll-assault-wagon-02.jpg7038Troll Assault Wagon161Crown Knight (2), Troll Warrior, Giant Troll$19.99 / €19.992008
7040-1.jpg7040Dwarves Mine Defender86Dwarf, Troll Warrior (2)$9.99 / €9.992008
7041.jpg7041Troll Battle Wheel508Troll Warrior (2), Troll Captain, Crown Soldier (2), Crown Archer$39.992008
7048 Box.jpg7048Troll Warship493Dwarf , Lead General, Giant Troll, Troll Warrior (6)$79.99 / €69.992008
852271box.jpg852271Knights Battle Pack35Lead General , Crown Knight (4)$14.99 / €12.992008
852272 brickset.jpg852272Skeletons Battle Pack43Skeleton Warrior, Black Skeleton Warrior, Skeleton Dark Knight, Black Knight Skeleton, Skeleton Reaper$14.99 / €12.992008
2009
Image#SetNumber of piecesMinifiguresPriceRelease
10193 alt1.png10193Medieval Market Village160111$99.99 / €99.99January 2009
Castle Box.png7078King's Battle Chariot103Troll Warrior (2), Crown Knight, Crown King$19.99 / €19.99May 2009
7079.JPEG7079Drawbridge Defense335Queen,

Golden Knight, Jester, Crown Knight, Black Skeleton Warrior, Skeleton Warrior,

Skeleton Reaper ,
$39.99 / €39.99May 2009
TrollMoutainFortress5.png7097Trolls' Mountain Fortress844Crown Knight (3), Crown King, Troll King, Troll Sorceress, Giant Troll (2), Troll Warrior (2)$99.99 / €99.99May 2009
852701.jpg852701Troll Warrior Battle Pack285$14.992009
852702-1.jpg852702Dwarfs Battle Pack45Dwarf (2) , Dwarf King$14.992009
Unreleased
Image#SetNumber of piecesMinifiguresPriceRelease
5372.jpg5372Skeleton Chariot Skeleton Warrior 2007 (unreleased)
5373-1.jpg5373Knight and Catapult24Crown Knight Would have been 2008
Special Sets
Image#SetNumber of piecesMinifiguresPriceRelease
K7029.jpgK7029Complete Castle Collection2431Skeleton Warrior (Castle) (16), Crown Knight (15x), Skeletal Horse (5x), Crown Horse (4x), Dragon (2x), Crown King, Crown Princess, Evil Wizard$254.992007
K7094-1.jpgK7094Castle Collection1803Skeleton Warrior (Castle) (13x), Crown Knight (12x), Skeletal Horse (5x), Crown Horse (4x), Dragon (2x), Crown King, Crown Princess, Evil Wizard$189.992007
7979.jpg7979Castle Advent Calendar176Skeleton Warrior, Black Skeleton Warrior, Crown Knight (2), Troll Warrior, Evil Witch, Jester, Maid, Dwarf$29.99 / €16.99September 14, 2008
852001.jpg852001Castle Chess Set285Crown Knight (8)

, Black Skeleton Warrior (8) , Skeleton Bishop (2) , Skeleton Rook (2) , Crown Rook (2) , Skeleton Chess Knight (2) , Crown Chess Knight (2) , Skeleton Queen , Crown Princess , Crown King , Evil Wizard

, Crown Bishop (2)
$49.992007
852132.jpg852132Castle Tic Tac Toe86Lead General (5), Black Knight Skeleton (5)$14.992007
852231.jpg852231Castle Coin Bank Skeleton Warrior 2008
852293.jpg852293Castle Giant Chess Set2481Giant Troll (2), Crown Horse (2), Skeletal Horse (2), Dragon (2), Crown Knight (2), Good Wizard (2), Crown King, Crown Princess, Dwarves (8), Skeleton Warrior (4), Evil Wizard, Evil Witch, Troll Warrior (8)$199.99 / €199.992008
852761-1.jpg852761Troll T-shirt1$16.992009
Brickmaster.jpgBrickmasterCastle140Skeleton, Crown Knight 2009

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