"Yo. You really don't know what you're dealing with, do ya?" -Arkus to King S'Thruem
About this creation
Name: Arkus Gender: Male Species: Matoran Race: Matoran of The Green/half-Le-Matoran Occupation: Toa Title(s): Master, Arena Champion Kanohi: Kualsi, Mask of Teleportation/Hau, Mask of Shielding Alignment: Valiant Good Weapon: Long Katana Age: 16 MOC Status: WIP
"There was always something off about him."
A phrase most often uttered concerning Arkus. Most would say Arkus, as a Matoran, was an oddly colored, out of place, Le-Matoran. He was never shy, always talking, but never seemed to fit in. He was ambitious. Always looking for something to do, but was often rejected by many because of his difference in apperance. Green and Blue was never really eye-catching.
He was athletic and strong in build, an ideal Matoran worker on Metru Nui. Except for the fact that he didn't want to work at all. After moving from his home in Mata Nui he had become lazy and distant from most. Including Tara, Kahryo, and Zephyroth. His best friends. As the Reign of Shadows hit, Arkus and his friends' lives took a new turn.
While hiding in the Archives, Arkus and Zephyroth ventured away from safety and basically towards danger. When a confused Rahi came upon them, they were certain that death had come their way. However the Rahi was encased in ice, and in an instant, so were they.
They remained frozen for 4 years. When thawed Arkus was alone and confused. Although frozen, he aged to 16. Arkus was leaving his frozen prison and was greeted by Toa Lewa and Toa Iruni. They asked him to become a Toa for the island of Rouka.
Hesitantly he accepted the offer. Iruni handed him a golden katana and golden armor and a Toa Stone. After training with the two it became known that he was not a Toa of Air, but a Toa of the Green. After he had completed his training, he was sent to Rouka. An Island/City settlement. His task was to protect the village of Matoran of the Green. Upon arriving he met his brother, Nevrahl a Toa of Air, meaning that he had half Le-Matoran blood.
He was stationed to the island side of Rouka. Here he was able to reunite with Zephyroth, and eventually Kahryo. However, he was saddened by Tara's absence. They were told by Lewa, Pohatu, and Tahu that they were not to travel to the City Side, as the leaders on either side were not the best of Friends. Arkus, being as curious as he is, ventured there and was stopped by the Toa of that side.
Arkus usually spends his time competing in the Arena Rouka as a senior level battler. He currently holds two championships. His only lost was to a strange Toa of Ice from the city side. He called himself the protector. Arkus is currently residing in the Green Village with his brother. He still plans to infiltrate the City Side of Rouka to search for Tara. He misses her.
Arkus' personality can be described as laid back. He is very realistic and says almost everything that pops into his head. He has a bit of a temper, but learns to control it in certain situations. He's protective and keeps under control when people insult him. He doesn't care what people think. He analyzes everything and can deduce answers from information. He often cracks jokes at his opponents and uses their frustrations to maintain an edge.
His abilities are similar to that of a Toa of Air, when it comes to his acrobatics and agility. Despite being half Le-Matoran, on an elemental level he has little power over air. However, his power over the jungle is very strong. He can control vines and roots at his will and can maneuver leaves through the air. He also moves a giant vine underground that he can use to ride from place to place or for use in battle.
He relies heavily on his sword and melee attacks, as well as his acrobatics. He also uses a sort of armor tactic in which he creates a body cast of vines and roots. He also is very extensive in the use of poisonous plants, to paralyze his enemies, but also in the use of medicines and cures. He has used these powers to create a personal bridge system over Rouka for getaways, dates, and training.
Thanks for coming! See ya!
After reading the first Arkus page I realized his storyline didn't fit with the actual BIONICLE timeline. So this is the rewrite and it fits where it should and it holds a bit more mystery than the orginal. It also leads into the other members of the team better, but leaves out one special member.
As for the MOC, the weapon and hands were changed and some greebles were added. Not much else was done. The pictures were taken in my new light box. Expect more in the future.