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#1 Offline Spinjitzu Master

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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 01:13 PM

Over the years of BIONICLE we have had many, many shields. Gresh's, Nuparu's, Kopaka's various shields, Raanu, Lhikan, etc.Whose is your favorite?I think Gresh wins for me, it looks fantastic and can work as blades.
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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 01:20 PM

I've never been a fan of shields that had many holes in them, as they don't seem like they'd be either sturdy or effective. As such, I've always been fond of the Skrall shield and Kopaka Nuva's shield, though between the two I prefer the former.
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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 01:35 PM

Lhikan's shield to me is the best. Not only is it very big. But it doubles as two swords and a hoverboard to boot.
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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 01:37 PM

Lhikan's always been my favorite, because of its classical-like shape and design, but these years I came to love Gresh's, too, which looks more "wild" with that shape. So, I'd say Gresh's and Lhikan's ex-aequo.
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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 02:34 PM

I really like the design of Gresh's shield. They also look great for MOCing.
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Posted Sep 15 2012 - 03:12 PM

Tricky question, I prefer Lhikans shield, but its size means I don't actually use it very often. So I'd have to go with Kopaka Mata's shield. Its size means it works for both Matoran and Toa sized MOCs.
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Posted Sep 22 2012 - 12:20 PM

Skrall. It has an awesome design, a cool buzzsaw, and isn't full of holes.
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Posted Sep 22 2012 - 03:06 PM

Tie between the Skrall shield and Lhikan's shield.
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Posted Sep 25 2012 - 07:24 PM

I personally like Kopaka Nuva's Shield... it seemed fairly decent for a buckler.
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Posted Oct 08 2012 - 03:05 PM

I like the Toa Hagah shields because they could shoot spinners. :hau: .
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Posted Oct 11 2012 - 05:31 PM

Lhikan's shield. As others have said, it could be split into twin swords and used as a hover board. And I imagine it would be very useful to hit an enemy with it. :)
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Posted Oct 11 2012 - 05:39 PM

It's tough, but I gotta say Vezon's (non-canon) shield from the Vezon and Kardas set.
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Posted Oct 16 2012 - 04:24 PM

I've always been a fan of Lhikan's shield. The two massive swords merging into one massive shield is just great.
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Posted Oct 19 2012 - 01:45 PM

I hate jumping on the bandwagon, but Lhikan's shield/swords/hoverboard has to be the best. Runner ups would be the Hagah shields.
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Posted Oct 21 2012 - 12:09 PM

Probably Kopaka Nuva's. Seems the most effective. Posted Image
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Posted Oct 21 2012 - 08:30 PM

Mine is probably Nuparu Mahri's shield. It's probably the most protective shield, and seems the most solid. Skrall's is cool, too, but it isn't as big and powerful as Nuparu's. Gresh's shield has a huge hole in the middle, and Lhikan's has two, so I can't say they're very protective. As for parts use, I still like Nuparu's. It has just enough connections to be useful, but not so many that the design of the shield suffers, so it has quite a few uses. Lhikan's are too big, and are hard to use properly. Gresh's have a lot of connection points, so they look a bit hollow. Skrall's is almost impossible to use as anything besides a shield or hat, so it's annoying. So, my favorite is Nuparu's shield.
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Posted Nov 03 2012 - 01:39 AM

Do Bohrok shields count? :P

If not, definitely the Skrall shield. Buzzsaws rock.


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Posted Nov 03 2012 - 09:05 AM

I'd say Lhikan's or the skrall shield. I also liked Kopaka's original shield.
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Posted Nov 03 2012 - 10:57 AM

why does it matter that greshe's shield is so holy? if you need to block sword attacks, that can make it even easier. but I love skralls shield.
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Posted Nov 03 2012 - 04:03 PM

Toa Lhikan or Toa Hagah Norik. I do like Nuparu Mahri's shield, but it's not in the same class.
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Posted Nov 04 2012 - 02:13 AM

Skrall's one and Nuparu's one IMO.
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Posted Nov 05 2012 - 02:52 PM

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Posted Nov 14 2012 - 09:33 PM

The most shield-like was certainly the Skrall shield, but I like Nuparu Mahri's shield pieces the most for MOCing.~B~
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Posted Nov 14 2012 - 10:02 PM

Lhikan and Gresh's shields were rather clunky, and got in the way. I prefer Kopaka Nuva's Ice Shield. Simple and Solid.
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Posted Nov 15 2012 - 02:02 PM

The one with the least amount holes in it.
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Posted Nov 15 2012 - 02:22 PM

The Hagah shield they can fire rothuka spinners
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Posted Nov 21 2012 - 11:13 AM

Ahhh!....ummm...I like Lhikan's because it's two great swords in one, but I like Nuparu's design...ummm.....Nuparu's by 0.0000001 point.
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Posted Nov 23 2012 - 08:23 PM

Either Lhikan's or Nuparu Mahri's. Or Kopaka's, for nostalgia's sake.
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Posted Nov 24 2012 - 03:12 AM

That depends on whether we are talking aesthetics and versatility in the canon, or IRL in MOCing.I do like the Hagah shields for a more imposing sort of character, while the Kopaka shields look more like bucklers.Most shields have holes however, and as such they don't appeal to me as much.
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Posted Nov 26 2012 - 10:22 AM

Pesonally, i like Kopaka Nuva's shield, seconded by that of the skrall. They look the most practical.
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Posted Nov 27 2012 - 01:46 PM

My favorite shield would have to be the Skrall's standard Saw Blade Shield, though I prefer Tuma's green version from the TLR movie.
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Posted Nov 27 2012 - 01:54 PM

I really like Toa Lhikan's shield/lava board.
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Posted Dec 15 2012 - 06:28 PM

In the Bionicle universe, it is not metal but air that is most effective at halting the motion of weapons.  Hence, each shield is designed not to provide protection in itself, but rather to organize the air molecules in the most efficient configuration.  That is why there is such an incredible abundance of holes.

 

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Posted Dec 15 2012 - 06:37 PM

I actually really like the snowflake shield used by Matus. Napuru's shield has a nice look to it but the gaps make it rather useless.


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Posted Dec 15 2012 - 06:39 PM

I would say that I like the Hagah shields the most, though they're pretty much tied with Lhikan's shield.  Coming close behind those two are Nuparu's shield and Kopaka Nuva's shield, because they can actually, y'know, protect the user.  :P


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Posted Jan 09 2013 - 05:39 AM

Being the old-school guy that I am, Imma go with Kopaka Nuva's shield. No fancy decorations, no holes, just a big, solid hunk o' plastic/protodermis for protecting yourself. I like that.
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Posted Jan 10 2013 - 10:23 PM

Kanohi Hau.Just kidding. I like Lhikan's and Gresh's, but I have to say my favorite is Skrall's
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Posted Jan 19 2013 - 10:44 AM

Definitely Nuparu Mahri's sheild, w/ the Hagah shields coming in 2nd.


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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 12:15 AM

Toa Lhikan's shield stands most prominently in my memory :DThe Toa Hagah had very impressive shields too, however.
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I'm the minority here, I guess, but I actually really like Onua Mistika's shield. It's fairly solid and pretty useful for MOCs.


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