The LEGO parts you need to build a working catapult

Would you like to build a working catapult for your LEGO Castle minifigures? Then here is a list of all the pieces you need to construct a catapult for your knights!

Knights need weaponry to attack their enemies with and this working catapult will have them laying siege to enemy fortresses in no time. It’s perfect for adding to a LEGO Castle layout.

The instructions for building this working catapult are in Blocks, the monthly LEGO magazine, Issue 109. You can buy the magazine here. If you subscribe to Blocks, you’ll get at least three new sets of LEGO build instructions in every monthly edition!

Blocks, the monthly LEGO magazine, provides exclusive instructions for models you won’t find anywhere else. You can follow the instructions closely and build the exact model shown, or take them as inspiration to build something similar but unique. Either way, these builds are a great way to learn techniques and upgrade your LEGO building skills.

Use this list to buy the bricks you need from BrickLink or’s Pick and Build service.

Brick IDNameColourQuantity
3024Plate – 1×1Reddish Brown1
3023Plate – 1×2Reddish Brown4
3623Plate – 1×3Reddish Brown2
4477Plate – 1×10Reddish Brown1
3021Plate – 2×3Reddish Brown4
2420Plate – L Shaped 2×2 CornerReddish Brown2
4073Plate, Round – 1×1Pearl Gold2
4032Plate, Round – 2×2Light Bluish Grey4
18677Plate, Modified – 1×2 w/ Pin Hole on BottomReddish Brown3
3794bPlate, Modified – Jumper PlateReddish Brown1
60478Plate, Modified – 1×2 w/ Bar Handle on EndReddish Brown2
88289Plate, Modified – Mini Catapult ElementDark Brown1
3070bTile – 1×1Reddish Brown1
3069bTile – 1×2Reddish Brown1
63864Tile – 1×3Reddish Brown4
2431Tile – 1×4Reddish Brown1
4162Tile – 1×8Reddish Brown1
6541Technic, Brick – 1×1 w/ HoleReddish Brown2
22961Technic, Connector – Axle & Pin ConnectorDark Brown6
10288Technic, Connector – Triple ConnectorDark Brown2
32556Technic, Pin – 3L Pin w/o Friction RidgesTan3
4519Technic, Axle – 3LLight Bluish Grey2
3706Technic, Axle – 6LLight Bluish Grey2
18654Technic, Liftarm – 1×1Pearl Gold2
15535Tile, Round – 2×2 w/ Hole in CenterLight Bluish Grey4