Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Extendable Staff Review: Monkey is a big fan of Star Wars and has been getting more and more into it recently. He particularly likes Lightsabers. Especially since we asked to test our the BladeBuilders Spin Action Lightsaber a spin and the new Star Wars BladeBuilders Path of the Force Lightsaber. So when Hasbro offered us the Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Extendable Staff I hoped that it would be a good addition to our growing collection. Especially since Kipper is just as obsessed with lightsabers as his older brother. It causes a few arguments I can tell you!

So what do you get in the box? The staff comes in three pieces. The centre piece also has two extendable pieces at the end, which if you spin will pop out. This makes the staff 104cm long! Thi§s is really the main feature of the staff. As unlike the lightsabers it doesn’t make a noise or light up. But then its not designed to do so.

The staff connectors are exactly the same as the those used with the other blade builders. You literally just turn and twist gently. The red button will pop out and hold the attachment in place. Monkey likes the fact that its super long. Its also ideal for when he has a play date and they want to act out the female character Rey. Because of the extendable nature of the staff the age is 6+. However Monkey is only five and we haven’t had any problems with it.

Things I love:

  • Other BladeBuilder Lightsabers can be added to the staff as the parts are all interchangeable
  • This means that there are lots of different combinations which Monkey can create, the back of the box gives some suggestions too.
  • The staff is  is made from good quality plastic that feels like it will last. Its got a lot of detail in the middle of the staff where the material is bound around. The plastic feels really tactile in this part of the toy.
  • Unlike other toys Monkey does keep picking up any playing with the blade builders, which I think makes them a great investment.

Here is Monkey adding it to the Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsaber. The Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Extendable Staff has an RRP of £21.99 and is available from Amazon.

Monkey also really loves his Star Wars Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsaber you can read our full review here. I think that is because it  it enables him to play both sides of the battle should be wish. So he doesn’t have to choose Jedi or Sith for a one off purchase. It comes with two attachments one Jedi and one Sith. Its quite a clever bit of kit as the actual lightsaber will change colour depending on which attachment you have put onto it. The Sith has blades which come out either side of the handle. The Jedi has a blue blade which comes out the hand piece.

The Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsabers has an RRP of £49.99 and is available at from a number of high street retailers including Argos, Amazon and Smyth Toys. For one lucky reader I have one to giveaway! To enter please use the Gleam application below and note the T&Cs:

Star wars Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsabers

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will receive a Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsabers
  • The giveaway will close on the 11th Feb
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above.

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  1. Tee Simpson

    My nephew really loves star wars. He would love this

  2. Edward Guerreiro

    This would go straight to my Star Wars crazy cousin. He would be overjoyed.

  3. natalee gosiewski

    we have a family game night my lil ones love the board games its fun and our weekly tradition great fun

  4. jackie curran

    great prize , this would make a great present

  5. Gillian Milne

    This would be perfect for my son’s 29th birthday later this month!

  6. Kayleigh Watkins

    My children absolutely love star wars thanks to their star wars mad daddy, he is our yoda as he’s old and wise xxx

  7. Hayley Payne

    My son would love this but I’m a huge Star Wars Fan so I’d have a go with it too. The force is strong in this one lol

  8. Adrian Bold

    Great prize and competition! My nephew would love this.

  9. I looooove the Polar Bear Dance!!! Please put it on youtube 🙂

  10. Sarah Hutt

    Fantastic prize would love to win for my nephew he would love it

  11. Laura Lee

    My eldest son would love this, he is a massive star wars, I am not sure the other 2 brothers would appreciate it but it could be a lot of fun 🙂

  12. Toni Pearson

    my son loves star wars and be thrilled with this

  13. Sharon hirst

    For my nephew he would love to have this

  14. I’m not sure who would love this more, my husband or son!

  15. Alison Johnson

    My Grandson loves Star Wars & would be over the moon with this.

  16. sandy ralph

    wow both my youngest son and my grandson would like this one

  17. Caron Twyman

    What a brilliant prize. My Ashton loves his lightsabers or light savers as he calls them!

  18. Caron Twyman

    What a great prize. My Ashton loves his lightsabers or light savers as he calls them!

  19. Lucinda Fortune

    My little boy would love this. He’s a huge Star Wars fan!

  20. My little one would have hours of fun and laughter with this! She will be a mini Princess Leia! Fingers crossed! 🙂

  21. Super fab prize, saw TLJ with the nephews and they loved it, better than the last film


    Took grandson to see the last Jedi and he loved it, this would be a great gift for him

  23. Sally Collingwood

    My little boy Alexander would love this

  24. Victoria Worthington

    This is just the type of toy my son is into right now, he would love to receive it.

  25. Karen Coombes

    My son is also really into Star Wars, I’ve gone back and watched them all again so that he can see them all!

  26. Joanne Wootton

    My little star war fans would love this. Thank you for the competition.

    I love the YouTube video such beauty of sights.

  27. Thomas Buchanan

    looks like a great prize, my daughter would love it

  28. justine meyer

    this looks like it would be great for play x

  29. A.E. ADKINS

    The boys would love this, can also imagine the arguments over it too!

  30. Catherine Gregory

    Would love this for my little boy please

  31. Pam Francis Gregory

    Great giveaway – May the Force be with You!!

  32. Lynsey Buchanan

    Fantastic giveaway my little nephew would love this

  33. I’d love to say I’d win this for my boys, but not sure I could part with it – I love Rey! haha.


    Fantastic giveaway. Good luck to everyone!!!!

  35. anthony harrington

    very cool! perfect for my Grandson!

  36. My daughter would love this. She’s been asking for a lightsaber for ages!

  37. Karen Usher

    Looks like fun, think both my little boy and girl woudd love this, I bet there would be tears over who plays with it first lol

  38. Liam Bishop

    My son would love this. He is just getting into Star Wars!

  39. I would like to gift this to my nephew. I think he’d love the lightsaber.

  40. claire glace

    Love your giveaways, many thanks to you….

  41. Ren Taylor

    Thanks for another fab competition … would love to give this to my Star wars fan nephew

  42. Vicky Hawkins

    Great competition. Good luck everyone

  43. sharon stanley

    Our girls love Star Wars, no gender assigned toys in our house. I let them choose what they like. I know they would love to win a lightsaber. Thank you for the chance.

  44. Lorna Ledger

    Amazing, there would be quite a fight for this bad boy in my family!

  45. Kate Davies

    These look fantastic, thanks for the chance.

  46. amazeballs we are huge star wars in our house

  47. paula cheadle

    grandsons loves star wars, fab prize as always

  48. Ursula Hunt

    My grandsons really love Star Wars so this would be perfect

  49. What a beauty it is. I think that daddy and gramps would love to ‘help’ the children play if we won.

  50. Ruth Harwood

    love star wars, as do the kids, what a fab pressie!!

  51. Margaret Gallagher

    The force would be with us always

  52. Richard Saunders

    I love Star Wars and so do my two boys..nearly as much as me

  53. iain maciver

    my nephew would be jumping for joy with this fabtastic giveaway

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