Nektann (Robot)

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"It's getting our range, we need to withdraw."
"And do what? Come back later when it's deep-asleep? It's a machine!"
Garan and Toa Inika Kongu, Power Play

Manufacturer Vortixx
Function Guard
Powers Energy blasts
Tools Blasters
Status Unknown
Location Zakaz
Voya Nui (both formerly)
Pronunciation NECK-tan[1]
Set 8892 Piraka Outpost (instructions)
8894 Piraka Stronghold (instructions)

Nektann are robotic defense devices named after the Skakdi warlord Nektann.


Built and delivered by the Vortixx, the Nektann were originally used on the island of Zakaz in that island's civil war.[2] They were also used to destroy unauthorized airships that enter the sky over Zakaz.[3]

Nektann were also used by the Piraka, who built and used them to guard their stronghold and other strategic vantage points throughout Voya Nui.[1] Toa Inika Kongu and Nuparu, accompanied by Piruk and Velika, were sighted by an immobile Nektann and came under fire. With Velika's help, Nuparu discovered that the Nektann 's underside was unarmored; using his Earth power, he attacked the Nektann from underground to destroy it.[4] Following the Toa Inika's victory, all of the Nektann were destroyed on the island.[5]

Shortly thereafter, the Toa Mahri destroyed the Cord and sent Voya Nui back to its original place on the Southern Continent. The status of the Nektann on Voya Nui is unknown.

Abilities and Traits

There are two kinds of Nektann: immobile ones mounted on towers set around key locations, and mobile ones that patrol areas. Nektann are completely armored in all places except the bottom;[1] when destroyed, an immobile Nektann can reassemble themselves.[6]

The Nektann can fire blasts of energy to attack their opponents.


The Nektann as seen in the Voya Nui Online Game

Nektann come in two main types, fixed and mobile.[1]


Fixed Nektann are known to come in at least one type:

  • Outpost Nektann


Mobile Nektann are known to come in at least nine types:[7][8]

  • Scout Nektann
  • Black Nektann
  • Debuff Nektann
  • Combat Nektann
  • Repair Nektann
  • Master Nektann
  • Guardian Nektann
  • Key Master Nektann
  • Defense Nektann

Set Information

Concept art of a Nektann

An Outpost Nektann is a part of playset 8892 Piraka Outpost. The blunt shooter representing its energy blaster can be fired by pulling its uppermost blade, which is attached to the trigger lever.

Another Nektann was included as part of playset 8894 Piraka Stronghold. The energy blaster of this immobile Nektann was represented using a Zamor Launcher.[9]


Books Multimedia



Online Games

Video Games


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Nektann." Encyclopedia Updated, p. 95.
  2. "Official Greg Dialogue", post 4886. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  3. "Chapter 9: Zakaz." "Getting There." World, p. 71.
  4. "Chapter 5." Power Play. BIONICLE Legends 3, pp. 61-65.
  5. "Chat with Greg Farshtey", post 13785628. LEGO Message Boards. (archived on
  6. "Chapter 5." Power Play. BIONICLE Legends 3, p. 65.
  7. Voya Nui Online Game.
  8. "Official Greg Discussion", post 6191. BZPower Forums. (archived on
  9. "Official Greg Discussion", post 5867. BZPower Forums. (archived on

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