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Protector of Fire
Small Set
Set number '70783'
Subtheme Protectors
Release date January 2015
Pieces 69[note 1]
MSRP $9.99 (US)
€9.99 (EU)
£9.99 (UK)
Ages 6-12

Set 70783 Protector of Fire is a small set released in early 2015, portraying Narmoto.

Product Description

The following is a product description taken directly from LEGO. View the source here
Put the heat on the Skull Spider with the Protector of Fire!
Emergency! The Protector of Fire is under attack from the Skull Spider emerging from the molten lava lake. This sturdy, highly posable figure is fully equipped for the heat of battle, so strike back with the flame swords and open fire with the rapid-shooting Elemental Fire Blaster. You must take down the thieving invader before it can pop off the Protector’s mask.

*Features a BIONICLE® head with dual-tone mask and mask pop-off trigger, BIONICLE shell, fists of fire with 2 flame swords, Elemental Fire Blaster with rapid shooter and ammunition, and posable joints
*Also includes a pale green Skull Spider
*Adjust the arms and legs for ferocious battle poses
*Turn up the heat with the flame swords
*Attack with the rapid shooter
*Don't let the Skull Spider pop off the mask!
*Durable design for intense action play
*Combine with 70787 LEGO® BIONICLE® Tahu– Master of Fire using building instructions available at to power up for ultra elemental battle!
*Stands over 5” (15cm) tall

Set Information

The set packaging

The Protector of Fire was revealed at New York Comic Con 2014 during the BIONICLE panel, and officially released on the first day of 2015 in the United States and some European countries. The set consists of 69 pieces,[note 1] including a Protector mask and a Skull Spider.

The weapons of the Protector can be added onto 70787 Tahu – Master of Fire to create a "powered-up" Tahu. Both of these sets were included in collection 5004459 Protector of Fire – Power Up, to create the aforementioned model. The building instructions of another model combining parts from the Protector of Fire and Tahu, known as "Special Tahu", were released on the LEGO Club website.


By turning a gear on the back of the shoulder-mounted Elemental Blaster, round LEGO 1x1 plates are launched. The blaster is able to hold six studs, though twelve are included in the set.

By pushing down the eyestalk on the back of the Protector's head, its mask will fly off.


A co-injected red and transparent yellow Protector mask and a light lime green Skull Spider mask are included in the set.


70783 received mixed to negative reviews from critics. In his Eurobricks review, Action Figure Moderator Alex (VBBN) called the set a "toss-up", liking the overall build (especially the torso) but disliking the short limbs and color scheme. BZPower's Blog Leader Patrick Biggs (DeeVee) gave similar sentiments, praising the "innovative" torso design, but disliking the limb design and articulation as well as the color scheme.

The set received generally mixed feedback from fans, who said the limbs were poorly designed and restricted articulation too much. However, many agreed the set's torso was well-designed and interesting to build.[citation needed] On Eurobricks, in the included poll with the review, the set received a mixed to positive score, with a majority of 16 votes out of 35 calling the set "Average".


  1. 1.0 1.1 The set packaging lists the set as including 63 pieces. However, on LEGO Shop, the set was listed as including 69 pieces, counting the six extra stud ammunition included in the set (for a total of twelve studs, not including "spare" parts). These pieces were also not included in the bill of materials of the instruction manual, but are present in the set's inventory on LEGO Bricks & Pieces. In later waves, extra ammunition such as these would consistently be counted into the set, such as with set 70791 Skull Warrior.