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Title Silver Mask of Wisdom[1]
Powers Levitation
Water breathing
X-ray vision
Component disks None
Bearers Wairuha (formerly)
Pronunciation ROO-ah[1]

The Kanohi Rua in the Power Pack
The Kanohi Rua in BIONICLE Heroes

The Kanohi Rua was the Silver Mask of Wisdom.[1] It gave its user the powers of Levitation, Water Breathing, and X-Ray Vision. A Rua can be formed by merging a Miru, Kaukau, and Akaku together. The powers could be activated separately or in combination. The mask appeared as either a silver Kanohi Miru or as a silver Kanohi Hau. If the Rua were to be taken off of its Toa Kaita user, it would continue to stay together for as long as the Kaita existed. The Rua cannot be used by a normal Toa.[2]


Set Information


  • It is not possible to create a Noble Kanohi Rua.[3]
  • The Toa Wairuha combiner model wore Lewa's normal green Kanohi Miru, because none of the component sets included silver Kanohi. In the Mata Nui Online Game, Wairuha is shown with a silver Miru representing the Rua, but the Power Pack included a chrome Hau advertised as the Rua. The silver Hau is also used to represent the mask in the video game BIONICLE Heroes.[4][5]
  • In the October 23 beta build of BIONICLE: The Legend of Mata Nui, the glossary's Toa Kaita Wairuha entry misspells Rua as "Ruha."[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Rua." Encyclopedia Updated, p. 124.
  2. "Official Greg Quotes", post 80. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  3. "Official Greg Dialogue", post 11899. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  4. Mata Nui Online Game.
  5. BIONICLE Heroes.
  6. BIONICLE: The Legend of Mata Nui.

See also