BIONICLE: Encyclopedia
Book Information
AuthorGreg Farshtey
Year published2005
Number in series1
Previous bookNone
Next bookBIONICLE: Encyclopedia Updated

BIONICLE Encyclopedia Volume 1 (also known as the Bionicle Encyclopedia) features all of the characters, Rahi species, places, and many more from the 2001-2005 storyline. It is written by Greg Farshtey and was released on October 1, 2005.

Note: Some of the information in this encyclopedia may be out of date or no longer considered canon.


The encyclopedia has a pronunciation guide for all of the characters, Rahi species, places, etc. and most of them also have color pictures and also all of the information are listed in an alphabetical order.


  • An exclusive short story, Birth of a Dark Hunter which was about Nidhiki's past as a Toa and his betrayal to the Toa Mangai and the rest of Metru Nui.
  • A sheet of BIONICLE stickers at the back of the encyclopedia.


An updated version of this encyclopedia was later released as BIONICLE: Encyclopedia Updated

Guide Books
2003: The Official Guide to BIONICLE
2004: BIONICLE: Metru Nui - City of Legends
2005: BIONICLE: Rahi BeastsBIONICLE: Encyclopedia
2006: BIONICLE: Dark Hunters
2007: BIONICLE WorldBIONICLE: Encyclopedia Updated
2009: Makuta's Guide to the UniverseMata Nui's Guide to Bara Magna
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