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Tridax, like all Makuta, was created 100,000 years ago by the Great Spirit Mata Nui from a pool of the substance known as Antidermis on one of the Southern Islands of the Matoran Universe. He became a member of the Brotherhood of Makuta, an organization devoted to serving the will of Mata Nui and maintaining order in the universe. Tridax was responsible for the creation of several Rahi breeds to populate the universe.
When Teridax demanded a Convocation to reveal his plan and claim leadership, Tridax sided with Teridax.
Like all other Makuta, Tridax's Antidermis evolved to a gaseous virus-like state where he no longer required sleep or sustenance. Teridax ordered the Nynrah Ghosts to Destral to modify the Makuta's armor to accommodate this evolution.
Before the Brotherhood was revealed to have betrayed the Great Spirit, Tridax had a team of Toa Hagah assigned to him. These Toa were killed after Toa Norik and his team rebelled against the Brotherhood.
Tridax worked with Mutran and Chirox to create the Shadow Leeches, using a Kanohi Olmak to deposit their failed experiments in various places across the Matoran Universe. Upon realizing that the mask could take him to other dimensions, Tridax gathered the alternate Takanuva from various dimensions and returned them to his. After doing so, he drained light of several of them with the Shadow Leeches, planning to produce an army of Shadow Toa.
Order of Mata Nui/Brotherhood of Makuta War
Soon after Antroz and his team left for Karda Nui, Tridax encountered Vezon, who had arrived on Destral at the behest of the Order of Mata Nui and had been captured by Rahkshi. He brought the half-Skakdi in for interrogation, and Vezon informed him of the Order's plans to sabotage Destral's teleportation device, and of the imminent attack on the island. The assault soon initiated, and Tridax left to release the army of Shadow Takanuva upon the attackers, followed by Vezon. Tridax attacked him and was showing Vezon his experiments when Tobduk and Mazeka broke into the chamber and hit Tridax with a Protosteel-eating Virus.
Tridax's armor was soon destroyed by the virus, leaving him a cloud of Antidermis. Tobduk then told the Makuta details of his own life, and took out a staff which blasted white-hot energy at Tridax, incinerating his Antidermis and killing the Makuta.
Abilities and Traits
Tridax, like all Makuta, possessed the forty-two abilities belonging to the Kraata they created, along with telepathy, and elemental Shadow powers. In the form he used while interrogating Vezon, his armor had a purple and crimson coloring.
Mask and Tools
- The idea for Tridax's name was suggested by BZPower and BIONICLESector01 member SAmaster to Greg Farshtey, who accepted it into canon.
|Brotherhood of Makuta|
|Former Leaders||Miserix | Teridax (deceased)|
|Former Members||Antroz | Bitil | Chirox | Gorast | Icarax | Kojol | Krika | Mutran | Spiriah | Tridax | Vamprah | Makuta of Stelt (all deceased)|
|Former Minions||Ahkmou | Brutaka | Exo-Toa | Fohrok (destroyed) | Karzahni (deceased) | Kraata (Shadow Leeches) | Kraata-Kal | Mana Ko | Manas | A Maxilos (destroyed) | Minion | Morbuzakh (deceased) | Nivawk (deceased) | Pridak | Rahi Nui | Rahkshi | Roodaka | Seeker | Shadow Matoran | Shadow Toa | Sidorak (deceased) | Takadox | Toa Hagah | Visorak | Voporak|
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