This page is about the legendary brothers from the 2015 reboot. You may be looking for the occupation from the original continuity instead.

Mask Maker (2015)
Species Information
ColorsGold, aqua, bright purple
Tools and AbilitiesHammer of Power, Masks of Power

The Mask Makers, Ekimu and Makuta, were two brothers that made Masks of Power for the villagers on the island of Okoto. The islanders used their masks of power to shape their island, Okoto, transforming it into a fantastic place full of wonders and beautiful landscapes. The Mask Makers possessed special masks. Ekimu had the Mask of Creation, and Makuta had the Mask of Control.


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A picture of Makuta talking at the Capital city Museum from Bionicle Graphical Novel 02: The Battle of The Mask Makers.

Both brothers forged several Masks of Power for the islanders of Okoto, but Ekimu's were most treasured and islanders have always favored Ekimu's masks . Eventually, Makuta grew jealous of his brother, and in violation of a sacred law against creating a mask containing all six elements, he forged the Mask of Ultimate Power with recycled his old projects. Then he went to the Capital City Museum with the Groundskeeper to show the Mask of Ultimate Power to villagers when Ekimu is busy. After a small speech of Makuta about Mask of Ultimate Power, he took on the mask. When Makuta put on the Mask of Ultimate power, he was corrupted by it and the mask caused entire island to shake and crumble.

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Ekimu's airship from Bionicle Graphical Novel 02: The Battle of The Mask Makers.

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A picture of Ekimu and Makuta's battle from Bionicle Graphical Novel 02: The Battle of The Mask Makers.

To stop Makuta from destroying Okoto, Ekimu came to the Capital City Museum with his airship. Ekimu was yelling Makuta to take off the mask but he couldn't hear Ekimu at that situation. After all, Ekimu jumped from the Airship, knocked the mask off from Makuta's face with his Hammer of Power. The sudden disconnection caused a catalysmic shockwave. The shockwave resulting from the attack scattered the Masks of Power all over the island and left both Ekimu and Makuta incapacitated indefinitely. After the shockwave, Ancient Protectors find Ekimu's lifeless body and laid Ekimu to rest. After the revive of Ekimu, Ekimu continued his work.


Both Maskmakers bore special Masks of Power: Ekimu wore the Mask of Light and Makuta wore the Mask of Shadows. Each also bore the Hammer of Power which they used both for making masks and for combat.

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