Ash Bear

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"This creature is alone and afraid...and I will not see any being die with fear in its heart."
Nokama, Web of the Visorak

Ash Bear
Ash Bear
Graalok


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Rahi
Conservation status Unknown
Known locations Po-Metru (formerly)
Mata Nui (formerly)
Spherus Magna[1]
GRAALOK
Ash Bear
Graalok


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Ash Bear
Status Alive
Location Archives (formerly)
Le-Wahi (formerly)
Spherus Magna[2][3]
Pronunciation Grah-lock[4]

Ash Bears are noble and powerful Rahi.

History

The Ash Bear species was created made by the Makuta using Viruses and Liquid Protodermis to be one of the Rahi to populate the Matoran Universe.[5]

On Metru Nui, most were captured and put into the Archives, and a few resided in the mountains of Po-Metru.[6]

After the Great Cataclysm, many of Metru Nui's Ash Bears fled to the island of Mata Nui above, though later migrated back underground to the Matoran Universe.[7][8]

After the Great Spirit Robot was critically damaged in the Battle of Bara Magna, many Ash Bears emigrated from the Matoran Universe to Spherus Magna.[1]

Graalok

Graalok[9][10][11] is a female Ash Bear who built a strong relationship with Lewa.[citation needed]

Whilst on Metru Nui, she had been held in the Archives, but escaped during the Great Cataclysm, only to be injured by the Visorak. The Toa Metru found and healed her, and she fled to Mata Nui.[12][13]

On Mata Nui, Graalok forged a special bond with Lewa. How the two met is unknown, although Lewa likely removed an Infected Kanohi from Graalok, freeing her from Teridax's influence.[14][15] While searching for the seventh Toa, Takua, Jaller, and Pewku ran into Graalok, who defended her territory viciously against the intruders. Jaller tried to subdue her, but Graalok backed down only when Lewa arrived.[7][16]

Shortly after those events, Graalok returned to Metru Nui with the Matoran and other Rahi, and she resided in the Archives.[17] She emigrated from the Matoran Universe to Spherus Magna after the Battle of Bara Magna.[2][3]

Abilities and Traits

Ash Bears are at least two to three times larger than a Matoran, and are extremely powerful. They have large jaws and incredibly sharp, deadly claws, which can be used as an effective weapon. They are, however, mostly peaceful, unless their territory is threatened.[7]

A Graalok Ash Bear using the Makuta Nui model, from BIONICLE: Maze of Shadows

Trivia

  • A Rahi called "Graalok Ash Bear" appeared in BIONICLE: Maze of Shadows. It had the appearance of "Makuta Nui," a 2003 combiner model, which many fans initially believed to be an Ash Bear set until it was identified.
  • In regions such as Metru Nui, there was a game that was usually played on Naming Day called "Pin the Tail on the Ash Bear."[18][19]
  • Graalok was voiced by Scott McNeil.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Official Greg Dialogue", post 11964. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Official Greg Dialogue", post 11800. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Official Greg Dialogue", post 11859. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  4. "Official Greg Dialogue", post 6997. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  5. "The Makuta." Makuta's Guide to the Universe, p. 63.
  6. "Ash Bear." Rahi Beasts, p. 98.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 BIONICLE: Mask of Light.
  8. "Official Greg Dialogue", post 1357. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  9. BIONICLE: Maze of Shadows.
  10. Mata Nui Explorer
  11. "Chapter 5." Dark Mirror.
  12. "Chapter 8." Web of the Visorak. BIONICLE Adventures 7, pp. 89-94.
  13. "Official Greg Discussion", post 3015. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  14. "Official Greg Discussion", post 373. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  15. "Official Greg Discussion", post 721. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  16. "Ash Bear." Encyclopedia Updated, p. 10.
  17. "Official Greg Dialogue", post 3302. BZPower Forums. (archived on greg.thegreatarchives.com)
  18. BIONICLE 2: Legends of Metru Nui.
  19. "Chapter 6." Legends of Metru Nui. BIONICLE Adventures 4, p. 70.