Takanuva, Toa of Twilight

This is one of many MOCs I’ve made recently. This one represents takanuva after he got bitten by the shadow leech, but before he entered Karda Nui. I would like to start this off by saying that the basic skeleton of the torso is the design of the youtuber HS_Rukodiora. He made a tutorial that was very helpful. Anyway, here it is:





As you can see, I made him a scaled down power-lance. Overall, I’m pretty proud of this guy, simplistic though he is.

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I like the half-and-half angle you’re doing with this.

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Thanks! That’s always how I always imagined he’d look, given one hand controlled shadow.

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This is a great use of the split concept. I really like the shadow energy/tendrils that cross half of his body.

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i expected a vampire.

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Cool moc and concept!

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Ohhh I see what you did there. Took me a while.
@Morgy Thank you!

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Cool idea, but the arms are a little short, and custom hands could work wonders for him. I really like the black tooth picks wrapping across his body. :slight_smile:

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Proportionally the arms are a bit short.
I really like the black spikes wrapping around him, though maybe you could go a bit more crazy with making it look like the dark side of him is trying to consume the rest, that would look really cool.
And lastly there’s a really big texture problem going on with the arms. the entire bottom half of the moc is textured, and the arms are super smooth, i’d recommend changing the arms to a more textured build or incorporate smoother parts to the legs.

My gripes out of the way he still looks really cool anyway.

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Really nice. Simple, but very effective. I especially like the shadow half. The only thing that bugs me is the open glatorian neck. But I love how it feels like an actual Takanuva design.

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Not much hasn’t already been said, but really nice job here. It’s simple but everything flows pretty nicely, even the half and half thing which doesn’t work for MOC is done pretty well here.

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Looks similar to mine if you remove wings and add a black arm. Tho my is mostly silver.

Better than 08 Takanuva :joy:

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I wouldn’t go that far, but thanks!

I really like this design. Can I use this in a future comic? Also are you willing to show how the torso is built? Thanks.

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[quote=“Hautaka, post:15, topic:39362”]
Can I use this in a future comic?
[/quote] Sure! Sounds awesome.

[quote=“Hautaka, post:15, topic:39362”]
are you willing to show how the torso is built?
[/quote] Yes, but just know it’s mostly the design of HS_Rukodiora on youtube. (He made a tutorial, so I assume it’s fine to use) I modified it slightly, though.


Here is the original tutorial:
https://youtu.be/iEFW8y7vQos

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Thanks! This looks fairly simple to build.

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