Return Home News Reference Discussion Forums
BZPower Guest

Login | Register | Retrieve Password

Site Links
    - Forums Reference
    - Become a Member
    - Premier Membership
    - Timeline
    - Set Database
    - Parent's Guide
    - Collectibles
    - Good Guys
    - Bad Guys
    - Mythology
    - Story Sources
    - Official Greg Discussion
    - Product Reviews
    - Tool Kit
    - Wild Kraata Colors
    - BZPowercast
    - Mata Nui Translater
    - History of Bionicle
    - Accessories
    - Games
  • About BZPower
  •     - Staff
        - Site History
        - Contact Us

    8.6   Average score based on 54 Votes
    Vital Statistics
    Set Number: 8556
    Set Name: Boxor
    MSRP (USD): 14.99
    Primary Color: Black
    Availability: Retired
    Year Released: 2002
    Piece Count: 157
    Ages: 8+
    Alternate Set(s): Alternate Boxor
    Description: In the darkest moments of the struggle against the Bohrok, an Onu-Koro Matoran named Nuparu made an astounding discovery. The Bohrok, he learned, are not living creatures -- instead, they are biomechanical creations designed to transport the krana. Using this knowledge, and parts from a downed Bohrok, Nuparu constructed the Boxor vehicle. This rugged transport gives the Matoran added power against the Bohrok Va, and a large number of Boxors can even defend successfully against a squad of Bohrok.

    Click on images to view larger pictures

    Storyline Information for 8556 Boxor
    Character Type: Accessory
    Classification: Accessory
    Collectible(s) included: Kanohi
    Relative Importance: Supporting Character
    Accessory: Nuparu
    BZP Review: Click Here
    Island: Mata Nui

    The Boxor was created after a Gahlok attack on Onu-Koro from the fallen Bohrok, with the help of Taipu and Onepu. The result was a fast, powerful machine which has proven highly effective against Bohrok Va. In large enough numbers, Boxor vehicles can even stall a Bohrok swarm for a short time! The Boxor's legs are linked by a series of elastic bands and gears to its arms - a Matoran controls the striking action of the Boxor. In addition to being powerful, the Boxor is very rugged and durable.

    The Boxor was instrumental in many key battles against the Bohrok. Boxors were present at the battle of Ga-Koro and when the Le-Matoran were freed from the Swarms, among many others.

    This is also the only Matoran set widely available which is not of the "rebuilt" Mask of Light variety: most of the rest of the others were given away in a McDonald’s promotion and are no longer available, and Hafu (included with the Power Pack) has always been rather difficult to find.

    Entered into BZP database: 10 Jan 2005 by Peter D.
    Last Updated: 22 Sep 2007 by David R.

    LEGO® and BIONICLE are trademarks of the LEGO Group. BZPower is not authorized or endorsed by TLG. All non-LEGO images & contents are copyright and are not authorized or approved by the LEGO Group. logo & graphic design are copyrights of the owners of this site. ©2001-2018