TakaNuva Vahi Master
Jul 11 2003, 03:30 PM
I was looking at my new LEGO Shop@Home catalog lately and under Guurahks description it says, "Guurahks Staff of Power can cause objects to fragment and collapse into rubble." And under Panrahks it says, "Panrahks powerful staff can shatter any obstacle in his path and his raw energy makes the ground explode wherever he walks!" It sounds to me that the only difference between their powers is that the ground blows up wherever Panrahk walks! Maybe LEGO is just running out of powers. Do you think the powers are too similar? (If this is dupe, close it please.)
Jul 11 2003, 03:35 PM
I think it's fine - Guurahk disintegrates, Pahrahk fragments.
Although the only real difference is the size of the chunks left over, I believe only one of them can use their power long-range.
Jul 11 2003, 04:06 PM
The powers are pretty closely related. Panrahk needs to touch his target to shatter it but he can cause explosions at a distance. Guurahk can use his tool at a distance. I agree that the only difference in the results are the size of chunks left over. Panrahk leaves a target in pieces. Guurahk leaves a target as a pile of dust. Lego could have made the powers a little more different but I don't really have a problem with it.
BTW, you can see the main differences in the bios Guurahk Panrahk
Jul 11 2003, 04:36 PM
Well, how about in 2001? Onua's and Pohatu's elements were rather closely related. Kopaka's and Gali's elements are the same in 2 different forms. I really think Lego's trying to keep a sort of continuity going with the relation of powers.
Hooray for Captain Spaulding!
Jul 11 2003, 05:38 PM
The Gurahk can bring down any structure, and the Panrahk can blow up stuff he touches. I think both can be done at long distances. But I think the differece is Gurahk can take out structures (houses, walls, ext) while the Panrahk can blow up, anything.
They are incrediblly similar. Too bad Lego couldn't have veried them. Like give Gurahk an eotional power- like the power of love, making the user kiss anyone nearby and so taking their attention of the Rahkshi.
Macku and Hewki ight like that.
TakaNuva Vahi Master
Jul 11 2003, 06:25 PM
My point is they could make their powers a little different. And Groucho, the oldas elements were in fact closely related, however their powers were different.
Jul 11 2003, 06:55 PM
hmmm interesting. i reckon this:
Guurahk - disintegrating power. i reckon he shoots out a red laser beam, and any thing the beam touches glows red for a few moments then just falls to a pile of dust. he can use it only at long range. he cant use it on people, only structures and things.
Panrahk - Exploding power. i reckon he sends out an invisible wave of energy that when it touches something, causes it to explode or shatter. he can use it both long and close range. he can use it on both structures and people.
so there are differences, but they are very subtle, and on the surface they just look the same
Jul 11 2003, 07:09 PM
Guurahk can use its power close-range, as can be seen in its video
Looking at their Bios, it seems Guurahk's power is more passive, IE the affected area falls apart like a sandcastle, whereas Panrahk blows things up with the force of dynamite.
Hence, Guurahk could use its power to form a tunnel in rock to reac h some hidden safehaven where the Mask of Light might be hidden, but Panrahk wouldn't be much use there - It might bring the tunnel down on itself.
The differing powers have their strengths and weaknesses.
Guurahk for perfection and stealth, Panrahk for sheer power and destruction.
Jul 11 2003, 07:23 PM
True, Lord Lupus. Looking at the bios and videos tells us that Guurahk can use his power in close or long range combat. Panrahk is strange in that he can blow things up at a distance but can only shatter an obstacle by touching it.
|but his true power lies in his staff, which can cause obstacles to fly apart(shatter) with a meretouch|
The powers are sort of similar but the two Rahkshi are quite different in personalites and actions. Panrahk seems to be brutal and unstrategic where Guurahk seems to be more graceful(by looking at the movie, just my opinion) and strategic because he detects the weak point.
Jul 11 2003, 08:07 PM
The difference? Guurahk's is more powerful, but Panrahk can shoot his power and use it with physical contact, unlike Guurahk. Also, Guurahk Disenegrates, which cause things to become reduced to components, fragments, or particles, while Panrahk's causes things to break or separate, essentialy blowing the object up. I see quite the diffrence.
Jul 11 2003, 08:09 PM
Actually, I think they are pretty different. Like Lord Lupus said, Panrahk will blow things apart, while Guurahk will cause them to crumble. So, if Panrahk shoves his staff in a Toa's rib cage, they will probably fly back after the explosion in a lot of pain and perhaps, if Panrahk can raise or lower the power of the bast (eg. blowe of small hill, then blow up part of another hill) fall uncouncious. Guuahk on the other hand would cause structures to unviolently collapse. Now I'm not exactly sure how this would effect Toa.
Jul 11 2003, 09:27 PM
They are real different. Guurahk can disentegrate stuff into dust and panrahk can blow stuff up into huge chunks.
Jul 11 2003, 10:24 PM
They are only slightly different...
Let's just say there are two very large pieces of rock. Panrahk is first:
He uses his staff and the Rock explodes into tiny pieces.
Now for Guurahk:
He uses his staff and the giant rock turns to a mound of sand.
Pile of rocks, to a mound of sand.
Imagine that in your head and you'll "visualize" the difference! (visualize? )
Jul 11 2003, 11:13 PM
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