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Small Set
Set number 8944
Subtheme Av-Matoran
Release date Early 2008
Pieces 14
MSRP $6.99 (US)
3.99 (UK)
Ages 7+
Set Designer David Bird[1]

Set 8944 Tanma is a small box set released in 2008 portraying the Av-Matoran Tanma.

Product Description

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He strikes for justice!
The only member of his village to survive a shadow leech attack, Tanma is out for revenge on the Brotherhood of Makuta. With his twin power blades and rocket booster, he has what it takes to fight and win.

*Combine with 8686 Toa Lewa to soar into battle!
*Tanma has yellow eyes, rocket booster and 3½" (9cm) long twin power blades!
*Stands 5½" (14cm) tall!

Set Information

The set packaging

The set was released in early 2008 and contains 14 pieces.

Parts from Tanma can be combined with parts from 8686 Toa Lewa, 8691 Antroz and 8947 Radiak to create Makuta Spiriah.

The set was included in K8944 Matoran of Light Collection


The set can be mounted on the backs of several of the larger 2008 figures, though images specifically depict 8686 Toa Lewa and 8688 Toa Gali.


Tanma wears a lime green Noble Kanohi Miru.[2]



  1. "Lego Bionicle". David Bird.
  2. BZPower: Farshtey Feed, 28 August 2009