The Biowave Project: The Elemental Thralls
Hostile forces begin to stir on Valda Nui as powerful elemental creatures rise from the dark corners of the island, relentlessly and aggressively defending mysterious crystal obelisks.
Part 2: Wind Thrall
Concept art by @ScorpionStrike and Kaibagal
A swarm of violent insects defend the deep jungles of Bo-Wahi. With a deadly stinger tail and wings capable of producing tree-toppling winds, they are indeed a forced to be reckoned with.
Story details will be highlighted in bold.
The Elemental Thralls take inspiration from the most iconic design features of both generations of Bionicle, especially from those of the 2001 Rahi, using unique aesthetics and functions while also providing a more clean and cohesive aesthetic.
Main Adversary: Tamaru
Approximate Parts Count: 135
Function: Flapping wings
Inspiration: Nui-Rama (theme), Gorast (head design), Nui-Jaga (legs)
Acknowledgements: Preliminary head design by @Gilahu
The Wind Thrall is the smallest Thrall (in size and parts count) and is built almost completely from basic Technic parts.
The Wind Thrall features a single function: rapidly flapping wings.
Check out the video below to see the function in action:
Behind the Scenes
Click here for more behind the scenes images, including LDD models of the set.
Follow the links to view the other Thralls:
Next Time: The Sand Thrall
Follow the links to view the Biowave Project's earlier sets:
The Biowave Project - a Bionicle Community Initiative
The Biowave Project is a community initiative bringing talented members of the Bionicle community together to develop sets, art and narrative content for an expanded Generation 1 storyline.
Announcing the Biowave Monthly MOC Programme
For this coming holiday period, the Biowave Project will be showcasing new sets at least once a month.
Next month will mark the return of the Toa Takha in their newest forms.
Reclamation - a Bionicle Webcomic Series
The Biowave Project's very own webcomic series, featuring characters from the project's many sets, will also be arriving to the Boards this summer.
Keep an eye out for updates coming with the next series of sets.
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