"Akida, Creature of Water, carries the secrets of the deep oceans of Okoto and is therefore naturally associated with wisdom. It knows the past, embraces the present and foresees the future."
|Creature of Water|
|Location||City of the Mask Makers|
The formation of the island of Okoto also spawned six powerful creatures intrinsically tied to the elements, including Akida the Creature of Water. Unfortunately, the shadows of Okoto gave birth to Umarak and his Shadow Traps, intended to capture Akida and its fellow Creatures.
During one Festival of Masks, Akida and its fellows made themselves known to Ekimu, who soon called upon the Protectors of the time to journey with him to seek a vision via the Mask of Time. Akida then granted Owaki, the ancient Protector of Water, an Elemental Crystal for empowering one of the Golden Masks of Power.
After Ekimu was awakened and the city reclaimed from the Skull Creatures, the Toa set out to find the Elemental Creatures. Gali soon found Akida, who led her to the temple where her Golden Mask of Unity awaited her. After donning it, Akida and Gali merged together for the first time, and in this form they met up with three of the other Toa and their creatures outside the city. After being joined by the remainder, the Toa revealed that the Creatures had shared with them knowledge of the Labyrinth of Control, which they sought out the next day. After arriving on its island by combining their powers once again, Akida and its fellow creatures allowed the Toa to take the lead before merging with them to enter the chamber where the Mask of Control lay hidden. However, their ancient enemy Umarak kidnapped Ketar and used his power to access the chamber, stealing the mask before escaping. The Toa and the creatures then departed for home, determined to defend Okoto despite their failure.
Returning to the City of the Mask Makers, Akida and its fellows joined the Toa in battling the evil Shadow Horde. Akida and the other Creatures were then left to fight alongside the Okotans without the Toa, who left to battle Umarak and succeeded in preventing the return of Makuta.
Abilities and Traits
Akida has knowledge of the secrets of Okoto's deepest oceans, and represents wisdom. This intense knowledge also gives it the ability to predict the future. When Uniting with a Toa, Akida grants them serenity and clarity of mind, allowing them access to the reservoir of lost Okoto secrets and knowledge.
Akida is amphibious, and also possesses the power of flight.[JTO, Ep. 2]
Mask and Tools
Akida bears the Creature Mask of Water, Akida also bears two Torpedo Shooters for offense. These torpedo shooters become available to use for any Toa that Akida unites with.
71302 Akida Creature of Water was released as one of the five small sets in the first half of BIONICLE's 2016 line.
- Despite having the form of a shark, Akida communicates like a dolphin in The Journey to One.
"Unity is not the triumph of one over another, but the combining of forces. I do not know what you have to share, but I welcome your gifts as equals."
— Gali to Akida, Quest for Unity
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