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Elden Ring fan builds 30-pound Wandering Mausoleum out of Lego

Elden Ring's Wondering Mausoleum made out of Lego
(Image credit: FromSoftware / HoboSapient)

Someone has recreated Elden Ring's Wandering Mausoleum using Lego, and it's stunning.

In typical FromSoftware fashion, Elden Ring is full of weird and wonderful creatures. One of the game's oddest yet most magnificent entities is, of course, the Wandering Mausoleum. These look like huge stone turtles and slowly roam around the Lands Between, carrying towering structures on their backs. Now one Elden Ring fan has paid tribute to these fantastical beings with an impressive model made out of Lego.

wondering_mausoleum_that_i_built_with_lego from r/Eldenring

It's the work of master builder HoboSapient, who shared their creation on the Elden Ring subreddit (opens in new tab). Their Lego version of the Wandering Mausoleum captures not only the look of the creature it's inspired by but also its colossal size. The creation contains "roughly 5000-6000" pieces and weighs a whopping 30 pounds. It's certainly one of the most impressive builds we've seen. One Reddit user questioned how the internal structure was built, to which HoboSapient replied, "Lots of Technic", which is typically used to build more advanced Lego models.  

Last month, Lego announced a new set that lets you build the iconic Atari 2600 from those beloved bricks. The set contains 2532 pieces that, when put together, look just like the classic console. It's available right now over on the official Lego website (opens in new tab). Alternatively, you can opt for a blocky version of Mario's nemesis Bowser, who is due to hit shelves on October 1. You'll have to make some serious room for King Koopa, though, as he's 12.5 inches tall and 16 inches wide.

If you're more of a fan of virtual Lego, we've rounded up the best Lego games on the block. As for something more traditional, check out the best Lego sets.

Anne-Marie Ostler
Freelance Writer

Originally from Ireland, I moved to the UK in 2014 to pursue a Games Journalism and PR degree at Staffordshire University. Following that, I've freelanced for GamesMaster, Games TM, Official PlayStation Magazine and, more recently, Play and GamesRadar+. My love of gaming sprang from successfully defeating that first Goomba in Super Mario Bros on the NES. These days, PlayStation is my jam. When not gaming or writing, I can usually be found scouring the internet for anything Tomb Raider related to add to my out of control memorabilia collection.