Matoran Sphere

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Matoran Sphere
Manufacturer Makuta Teridax
Users Matoran of Metru Nui
Dume (all forced)
Function Putting Matoran to sleep
Weakening them and erasing memories
Status Destroyed
Pronunciation Ma-TOAR-an Sphere

The Matoran Spheres, also called Stasis Balls and Matoran Pods, were transport tools created by Teridax. Thousands[1] were created for the purpose of holding the entire population of Matoran on Metru Nui.


A Matoran imprisoned inside a Sphere

The pods were created as part of Teridax's scheme to take over Metru Nui. During that time, Teridax placed Turaga Dume in a Matoran Sphere and impersonated him. Teridax also commanded the Vahki to put the Matoran into the pods for his plan. Teridax would then, using the pods to put the Matoran into hibernation and erase their memories, claim them as his own by telling lies about being their savior and other tales to them once they were awakened and "saved" by him. This did not work, however, and the pods were later taken by the Toa Metru and was brought to the shores of Mata Nui where the Matoran inside were reawakened by the Toa. During this voyage, the Po-Matoran Ahkmou's pod was lost in the sea, being the only pod not rescued and brought to Mata Nui by the Toa Metru.

Due to the aftermath of being in the pods, all of the Matoran's memories were erased and they were gradually degraded to a less powerful and shorter form. The pods, along with the Airships used to carry the Toa Metru and the Matoran to Mata Nui,[2] were melted down and used in the construction of the Koro.

Set Information

Matoran Sphere in set form.

Two lids from the Toa Metru canister sets can be combined to form a Matoran Sphere.

There were plans for a four-legged 2005 model capable of carrying up to four Spheres. However, the set was never released.


  • The Matoran Spheres worked in a similar way to Visorak cocoons, injecting the being inside with a substance.[3]
  • Turaga Dume was able to awake from his Matoran Sphere on his own because it was damaged and malfunctioned.[4][5]


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  1. TTV Message Boards: Ask Greg - Matoran count?, 5 October 2018
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  3. "Official Greg Discussion", post 2888. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  4. "Official Greg Discussion", post 4745. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  5. "Official Greg Discussion", post 7165. BZPower Forums. (archived on

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