75207 Imperial Patrol Battle Pack Review!

Hey guys! It’s me, VaderFan2187, and today I’m reviewing one of the new Solo: A Star Wars Story sets. I personally am not very excited (and honestly kind of skeptical) of the new movie, but I will be reviewing the sets anyway. Today, I’ll be taking a look at 75207 Imperial Patrol Battle Pack, a 99-piece set that retails for £12.99 (UK), $14.99 (U.S.), $22.99 (Aus), and $24.99 (NZ). There are four minifigures included in the set.

  • The first is an Imperial Recruitment Officer, who I believe was in the first Solo trailer recruiting Han. He wears a grey Officer outfit complete with kepi hat, and has some dark tan sideburns and moustache. He’s armed with a stud shooter. I think he’s a good minifigure that, if you don’t mind, can be used as a normal Imperial Officer in MOCs.
  • The next two are Imperial Patrol Troopers. They wear outfits that look like stormtroopers but are actually different. Their helmet mold has a ridge in front, and is actually dual-molded to have the back in black. While the dual-molded helmets are nice, I would definitely rather have had dual-molded legs instead, as the legs are like the Hovertank Pilot’s legs from 75152: printed only on the front and looking stupid from practically every other angle. Their torso prints are new and look fine, and they are armed with stud shooters.
  • The final minifigure is an Imperial Emigration Officer. She uses a torso print that is very similar to those of an Imperial Ground Crew, though some minor changes have been implemented. She has unprinted legs which look a little out-of-place, along with a neat Imperial Navy Trooper and new double-sided female head with chinstrap. Her weapon is, once again, a stud shooter.

The figures are nice, but many of you already know my stance on stud shooters – I think they are ugly and severely overused. I really wish LEGO would stop cramming stud shooters everywhere – for example, the Imperial Recruitment Officer would not be suited to such a bulky gun like a stud shooter in my opinion – a blaster pistol would be so much better. Now, we move on to the build in the set. It is an Imperial Patrol Speeder, but – wait a second – unlike most battle pack builds, this, as far as we can tell, appears in the movie! We see it (and Moloch’s speeder) chasing Han in the first Solo trailer before it gets destroyed. Its interesting shape has been well replicated in LEGO by using folding angular, brick-built panels over a narrow main body. A minifigure can be placed in the driver’s seat (which is a slightly awkward-looking box) to pilot the speeder. He can kind of grip the handlebars. There are a pair of stud shooters at the front which can be fired off, along with a static antenna piece on one side. Asymmetry is normally fine but I wish the antenna was on both sides, as I think it looks rather awkward like this. There’s a Bionicle eye piece in the middle which looks good and fills up the space relatively nicely. The back of the speeder has two engines which stick out. The ends are translucent blue, which is inaccurate but I think they still look pretty good. There’s one printed 1×1 Imperial logo tiles on either rear panel, meaning you get three in the set (counting the spare). It’s a nice piece that will come in handy for MOCs.

Overall, I think this is a good set. The build is good (especially for a battle pack), the minifigures are decent, but the price is a bit steep.

  • Builds: 4/5
  • Minifigures: 4/5
  • Playability: 3.5/5
  • Price: 3/5
  • Personal Rating: 3.5/5
  • TOTAL: 3.6/5

Thanks for reading! Let me know what you think in the comments below! 🙂

VaderFan2187 out! 😀


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  1. This is one of the sets I really want to pick up from the wave for this movie. Most of the others are a bit blah, only the TIE and Falcon are possible buys depending on heavy discounts.

    With Rogue One I was sceptical and for me that was a great movie. I have been way more sceptical about this film, but I’m hoping for a similar result.

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    1. True. I think the Solo wave is kind of bland so far.

      I was kind of hyped for Rogue One but now it’s my 2nd favorite film. I’m very very skeptical about Solo too, at first I didn’t even want to watch it, though now I’m slightly intrigued after seeing some of the TV spots.


    1. 1. I believe the Imperial Officer is the one in Solo who gives Han Solo his last name. It was a very controversial aspect of the film. He has a good headpiece and his torso and legs and hat can be used for a normal Imperial Officer if you’re willing to build a Galactic Empire MOC.
      2. This is a female emigration officer. Basically, she’s a female navy trooper. Her headpiece is welcome, and it’s the first female navy trooper we’ve got in LEGO form.
      3. Ah, the Imperial patrol trooper. From far away, it looks almost like a normal stormtrooper, but from up-close, the helmet and torso are very different, while the legs are reminiscent of a stormtrooper’s, though there is an elongated black section of the legs. The helmet is cool and has a small hole on top for some reason.
      4. Ah, another patrol trooper. He is too welcome. The more troops, the better.


        1. Onto the build: the Imperial patrol speeder! This is one of the only battle pack builds to be in a Star Wars movie, though it is only seen for, like, five seconds before getting shot down. A minifgure can be seated in the speeder. If you remove the stud shooter, the speeder looks almost prefect. 👌🏻


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