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    Toa Hordika Matau
    8.1   Average score based on 21 Votes
    Vital Statistics
    Set Number: 8740
    Set Name: Toa Hordika Matau
    Toa Hordika of Air
    MSRP (USD): 8.99
    Primary Color: Green
    Availability: Retired
    Year Released: 2005
    Piece Count: 48
    Ages: 7+
    Alternate Set(s): Rock Raptor
    Protocairn
    Description: Half Toa, half monster, Matau must decide between saving the Matoran and saving himself. His fang blades can slice through webs and cables, as well as charge up his Rhotuka wind spinner.


         
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    Storyline Information for 8740 Toa Hordika Matau
    Character Type: Toa Hordika
    Classification: Good Guy
    Collectible(s) included: Rhotuka
    Relative Importance: Main Character
    Movie Tie-In: Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows
    Tool Name: Fang Blades
    Tool Power: Slice through Visorak webs; charge up Rhotuka
    Primary Location: Le-Metru
    Island: Metru Nui

    Notes
    Toa Matau Hordika hates his new form and considers himself to be a monster now; he is willing to do anything to change back to a Toa Metru. He is impatient to rescue the Matoran so that the search can begin for a cure for their condition. Coming on the heels of the battle with Makuta, Matau is now realizing that being a "Toa-hero" is not all glory and victories. But he will discover that he has a natural talent for taming and bonding with Rahi beasts. Physically, Matau is the most affected by the transformation.

    After defeating the Visorak, Keetongu turned the Toa Hordika back into Toa Metru.

    Entered into BZP database: 8 Jan 2005 by Michael B.
    Last Updated: 19 Jun 2009 by Sean P.

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