So after Toa Mata were transformed into Toa Nuva, their masks changed in appearance and became more organic-looking. Is there a canon explanation to this?
I’m not completely sure about this, but I think it is because when the toa mata fell into the pool of protodermis, it formed the new masks. The protodermis made their masks organic because the protodermis is a substance that is partly organic? I think? Possibly. But that is what I think.
To be fair, their doesn’t really need to be, as they aren’t actually organic, just a bit rounded in shape. It’s kind of a unique instance for a mask: being ‘mutated’ by EP, so that could have had an effect. It’s not like they were carved (Imma just ignore that Artahka supposedly made the rest).
something I find odd is that the “mutated” akaku has some wires and technolegy on it.
The original Akaku had scope tech as well, I guess the EP just kept/modified what was already there.
but the original didn’t have wires on it.
Not that we saw
I guess the original had wires in it, and they just popped out when the mata fell into the pool of protodermis.
if so,I wonder if the akaku’s mask power is from the technolegy on it, or the mask could do the scopey thingb without that technolegy bit.
I believe the akaku /akaku nuva has a telescopic lens, that isn’t necessary for the mask’s power, but complements it.
Note that the noble Akaku lacks this lens.
I do not know if there is a direct explanation but it likely tied with how Energized Protodermis transforms Kanohi. How? I have no clue. The substance is very unpredictable.
If anything, it’s like tossing Kanohi masks into Acetone (which is something you should NOT do).