Artikus, The Toa Of Fluorescence . He's not a normal Toa of light... . My entry for Toa of Light for the
OCCUPATION: Toa, Nightlight
TITLE(s): Shiny, Smarty
MASK POWER: Light and breathing underwater (it's airtight)
WEAPONS: Fan blades, fists, heat vision, blinding light, knowledge
MOC STATUS: Assembled
STORY: Artikus was a normal [insert here]-matoran traveling Mata Nui. He was traveling to the Crystal Towers of knowledge to investigate some of the ancient lore, when a beam of light refracted through the crystals and hit him dead-on in the chest. (the blast was thought to be from Takanuva.) The beam altered his DNA, along with passing much of the knowledge from the crystals to him. He gained the powers to shoot fluorescent heat beams, fly and blind foes with a radiating aura of light. Because he is essentially made of light, he can become almost invisible, but it's really draining so he doesn't do it much. He fights in an elite band of odd Toa, going only where the other Toa have failed. His legs were replaced by fanblades, which allow him to fly as much as grind his enemies to bits.
I really like the mask design. I imagined if for something bigger, but it fit him so well!
Fourth Wall commentary: I wanted to build something original, and I had recently seen some Mocs of bionicles made of obscure colors. I liked the idea, and chose the most obscure color of all; translucent! Due to the fanblades as his feet, he doesn't stand up well so I couldn't really pose him. He's a lot more poseable in person. And if you're wondering, the trans-red angle beams are from the 4WD Technic set.
I built myself a photo box to replace my pool table. Please comment on whether you think it's worth it, or if the pics are too yellow!
Don't forget to rate and comment! Go team TORG!
Oh, and if I got any Bionicle fact wrong, just tell me. I know near nothing about Bionicle lore.