Some of you who are looking at this topic probably recognize him as my Toa Solek MOC. I decided to revamp and repurpose him for something I’ve been meaning to do for a while.
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Kanohi: Suletu, Great Mask of Transfiguration
Straintol bears the Kanohi Suletu, a mask which causes substances that are solid to act as a liquid, or liquids to act as a solid. It does not change them from solid to liquid or vice versa, but it changes their properties. Essentially this means that he could swim in concrete or walk on water, or make someone else drown in rock or suffocate in the ocean while swimming. This power applies to any matter, with the exception of living beings, and only lasts as long as he is directly focusing on using it.
Straintol was a wanderer who preferred cold weather. Very cold weather. His fighting skills weren’t quite as good as other Makuta, nor were his rahi-making abilities, so he dedicated his life to studying the properties of all aspects of nature. While he made very few rahi, he was responsible for making the Phasing Dragonfly, a small insectoid rahi capable of manipulating its own molecular structure to phase through solid objects. The creature wasn’t quite capable of survival, and died off within a few generations. Straintol only became aggressive when his honor was insulted, something that only ever really happened when he conversed with skakdii. Straintol didn’t like conflict, and greatly respected Miserix. He never suspected that Teridax would batray Miserix, but when he did, fear compelled him to join Teridax. It was discovered that he was not completely loyal to Teridax’s regime, and so Straintol feared for his life, since other Makuta had been killed before him for disloyalty. Eventually, the fear of a painful death became so overwhelming that he took his own life. The ironic part was that Teridax never really took notice of him, since he never showed direct disloyalty and was always quite respectful. Teridax never even really thought of having Straintol killed for disloyalty. C&C welcome!