Disk Launcher

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Disk Launcher
Comic Disk Launcher.png
Users Matoran of Metru Nui, Dark Hunters
Function Launch Kanoka
Status In use

The Disk Launcher is a tool that was commonly used by the Matoran of Metru Nui to launch Kanoka Disks. Almost all the Matoran in Metru Nui carried a Disk Launcher and a Kanoka with them either for protection or use in sports (like Akilini). The robotic enforcers of Metru Nui, the Vahki, also had Disk Launchers, which were built into their headpiece. Toa Vakama chose a specialized Disk Launcher as his Toa Tool when he was transformed into a Toa Metru. When the Toa Metru left Metru Nui, the launchers were left behind.

Large boats crafted on the island of Stelt have Disk Launchers built into them as defensive weapons.

Example Usage

In Toa Metru!, Nuhrii used his disk launcher to fire an enlarging Kanoka at a Morbuzakh holding Vakama hostage. The Morbuzakh was unable to adjust to its new size, and released the Toa.


Set Information

A Disk Launcher in set form

Silver Disk Launchers could be found in the six Matoran, six Vahki, Toa Vakama, Krekka, Nidhiki and promotional Ultimate Dume sets of 2004. In these sets, the Disk Launchers are plastic pieces with a bendable plastic extension at the back edge of two forks that hold the disk. In order to launch the Kanoka disk, the launcher is squeezed on its sides. One Disk Launcher is included in every Kanoka pack, in one of the six colors of the Toa Metru. The Vahki and Nidhiki sets featured Disk Launchers specially designed as a component of their heads, and the Toa Vakama set featured a Disk Launcher with flame decorations on either side.