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The Gandalf FX Staff is Perfect for Fighting Smaug

By: Michael Hines - Published: • References: thinkgeek and technabob
'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is almost out, and the only way to truly experience the film is to watch it with the Gandalf FX Staff. This awesome mage weapon was created by ThinkGeek and is officially licensed by the film. The staff stands 6'1" tall and has an LED light at the top to make it look like the real deal.

The Gandalf FX Staff isn't just a cheap toy you'd find in a store. Quite the contrary, in fact. In addition to standing over six feet, it also weighs 5 3/4 pounds. The comes in three sections that snap together, with wooden screw hole covers to ensure the authentic look once it's assembled. The Gandalf FX Staff is powered by three AAA batteries and is available now for $159.99.