After i heard the devastating news about LEGO discontinuing Bionicles, i had to build a huge bionicle in tribute to one of Lego's greatest themes. This is Gothra And Rogana. If you have seen my moc, Renlek & Sir Arrifu, you should know that i said that i was working on Arrifu's brother. Well, you are now looking at him. Rogana is Sir Arrifu's brother and the dragon he rides was captured in the volcanic region of Zola Island. Rogana tamed the dragon and now rides him into battle. When Arrifu & Rogana fought against each other for the first time, Arrifu almost cut Rogana in half. Close to death, Rogana found a smelter to build him new limbs. He now wears these cybernetic limbs in battle.<br> This moc is by far the largest bionicle i have ever built. He is 20" tall(when he is on his back legs) or 2' tall if his wings are opened. He is 29" long(from his nose to the tip of his tail) and has a 3' wingspan when he is flying! With those dimensions you can probably guess how hard it was to take pictures of him. Anyway, i hope you like him and as always, comments and/or ratings are always welcome!
About this creation
this is supposed to be a picture of his wings folded up. It kind of shows how they fold up.
Here is a shot of Gothra without Rogana.
Here is Gothra standing on his back legs. He is surprisingly stable in this pose but i keep his tail on the ground just in case.
Here is a close up of Gothra's chest plating.
This is supposed to be another shot of his wings, except open this time. Like before, it kind of shows it but not well.
Here is Gothra's rider, Rogana. Rogana is Sir Arrifu's brother.
Here is a close up of Rogana's head. He lost his right eye in battle against his brother, along with his Right arm and right leg. He now has robotic replacement limbs.
Here is Rogana's blades.
And here is a battle pose!!!!
And finally here is Gothra flying. This was unbelievably hard to get pictures of. This thing is so big, i had to hang it from my ceiling because i don't have a big enough spot to put him. He looks soooooo cool hanging from my ceiling!!
Wow. They should make a new word for this MOC, awesome isn't good enough! Rogana's design is great, and of course Gothra is just epic. One of the best Rahi I've ever seen. I love the head especially, and that its forelegs double as wings.
This is really great, although the wings look a bit small because of the masculine build and rider, but it is a nice change seeing a bulky flying rahi. Oh and why havenít you put this on bionicle mechanised? It is perfect for the group! Again great design and I hope to see more.
seriously this is wicked especialy the head and neckbtw i`ve been trying to build an ice dragon and gives my some great ideas.a worthy tribute indeed. im gonna try and make a tribute if i can find chirox at a decent price...:D^_^:D.(:D
awsome!i heard they where discontinuing bionicle also.that was a sad moment for me.the ben 10 looks pretty good though.but now a moment of silence for bionicle.....*salutes*
i also heard that in later years there going to make more bionicles.i hope they do.i would like to keep bionicle living,so please join my group "bionicle of the inferno".i need more members,so please join.
Quoting Matthew Mahael
Since when are they discontinuing bionicles? I've heard nothing about this...
Last week Lego put out a press release that said that the new stars sets are going to be the final bionicle sets. Sometime around summer 2010, the Ben 10 sets will replace bionicles on store shelves. I'm sooooo sad :(
Its been awhile since I've seen a beast with rider creation. I have to say that your beast is very good. It is very well thought of especially the head. I have some reservation though with regards with the rider. For me, the use of the same color theme for your rider unfortunately blends the two when you take a picture of it. A contrast colored rider would have been better. I would have also prefered using one solid colored rider for a cleaner build as against an asymetric colored design. Anyway, it is still a very awesome creation of yours and would like to see more massively beastly creations from you.