Fire (Generation 1)

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"Fire never surrenders. If it cannot burn through, it burns around. Block its path and it sends sparks through the air, to begin the blaze anew somewhere else. Fire always finds a way."
Toa Nuva Tahu, Tales of the Masks

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Tahu shooting a blast of Fire
Elemental Power
Matoran prefix Ta-
Associated colors Primary: Red
Secondary: Orange, black, yellow

Fire is an Elemental Power.

Species Wielders

Spherus Magna

Element Lords

Matoran Universe

In the Matoran Universe, Fire is often represented by the Matoran prefix Ta- as well as the colors red and orange.


  • Ta-Matoran represent the Element of Fire. Ta-Matoran also contain a very minuscule amount of Elemental Fire Energy, providing them great resistance to heat and flame. All Matoran, Toa, and Turaga of Fire are male.
  • Toa of Fire possess the Elemental Power of Fire, allowing them to create, control and absorb fire and heat, only limited by the need to wait for Elemental Fire Energy to recharge after they run out of it.
  • Turaga of Fire possess small traces of Elemental Fire Energy.


  • Tahnok have a very limited range of Fire powers.
  • Some Fohrok had a very limited range of Fire powers.
  • The Bahrag have a wider range of Fire powers than the Tahnok.


  • The Fire Entity was a creature composed entirely of elemental Fire, affording it great control over the element.
  • Fire Gafna can emit pulses of elemental Fire energy from their tails.
  • Fire Burnak can emit pulses of elemental Fire energy.
  • The Kanohi Dragon can breathe fire.
  • Lava Rats burst into flames as a defense mechanism.


  • Skakdi of Fire can only access their power if they work with another Skakdi, or if they carry a weapon that allows them to focus their Fire power individually.


  • Creating blasts and/or focused beams of fire and/or heat
    • Heating an object/area
  • Controlling fire and/or heat
  • Absorbing fire and/or heat
  • Detecting heat sources
  • Unleashing a Fire Nova Blast (Toa-exclusive)
  • Setting a timed blast of Fire (Toa Nuva-exclusive)


Tahu Nuva heating mud
  • When combined with the Elemental Power of Air, Fire can be used to create a tornado of fire.
  • In tandem with the Elemental Power of Earth, it can be used to make lava.
  • In conjunction with the Elemental Power of Ice, Fire can form an instant seal.
  • Used in conjunction with the Elemental Power of Sand, it can produce glass.
  • When used together with the Elemental Power of Stone, it can produce lava or glass.
  • When combined with the Elemental Power of Water, it can be used to make steam.
  • Beings other than Toa and the Krahka cannot combine powers of any sort to create a Protodermis cage. As long as each of them wields a different Element, providing that Light and Shadow are not included at the same time, any six Toa can create a Protodermis cage.


All of the following have/had the Element of Fire and/or its sub-powers:

All of the following locations are/were affiliated with Fire:


  • Although lava is commonly associated with Fire, it cannot be controlled by Fire users.
  • Fire can be used underwater, though it is harder to maintain and requires more concentration.

See also