Fa-Matoran

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Fa-Matoran
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Matoran Type
Element Magnetism
Preferred regions Magnetically-attuned regions[1]
Transforms into Toa of Magnetism


The Fa-Matoran[2] are the Matoran of Magnetism.

Abilities and Traits

All Fa-Matoran have innate powers of Magnetism, which they gain full access to upon becoming Toa. The Matoran themselves can manifest this power to the extent that they have a better sense of direction than other Matoran as well as an internal compass.[3] Due to this ability, Fa-Matoran often excel as Navigators.[4] Fa-Matoran prefer to live near magnetically-attuned regions, such as magnetic poles or places with strong magnetic fields.[1]

The armor and Kanohi color of Fa-Matoran is unknown.[note 1] They are also one of the many male Matoran types.

Known Fa-Matoran

  • Jovan (transformed, revived) - A Fa-Matoran who became a Toa, and later a Turaga before being killed during the Great Cataclysm[7]
  • At least one Fa-Matoran who became a Toa of Magnetism and avoided the purge by the Brotherhood of Makuta (transformed)[8]

Trivia

  • As a result of the danger that Toa of Magnetism posed to Makuta, most known Toa of Magnetism were killed.[9] Until it was disbanded, the Brotherhood of Makuta kept a careful watch over the Fa-Matoran.[citation needed]
  • The elemental prefix Fa- was derived from the surname of Michael Faraday, a scientist known for his work in the field of electromagnetism.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Chat with Greg Farshtey", page 414, post 10812319. LEGO Message Boards. (archived on The Great Archives)
  2. 2.0 2.1 BZPower: New Elemental Prefix - Magnetism + Plant Life, 27 February 2013
  3. "Chat with Greg Farshtey", page 125, post 7029948. LEGO Message Boards. (archived on The Great Archives)
  4. "Chat with Greg Farshtey", page 528, post 11544791. LEGO Message Boards. (archived on The Great Archives)
  5. "Official Greg Discussion", page 180, post 7183. BZPower. (archived on The Great Archives)
  6. "Official Greg Dialogue", page 271, post 10829. BZPower. (archived on The Great Archives)
  7. Encyclopedia Updated, p. 50.
  8. "Official Greg Dialogue", page 85, post 3396. BZPower. (archived on The Great Archives)
  9. "Official Greg Dialogue", page 81, post 3219. BZPower. (archived on The Great Archives)

Notes

  1. Though the color scheme of Fa-Matoran has commonly been assumed to be primarily gunmetal gray with black accents, based on the model of Jovan, this may not necessarily be the case.[5][6]