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The energy of the Pakari flowed through [Kopaka], giving him extra strength.
— Narration, BIONICLE Chronicles 1: Tale of the Toa
Pakari
Mask of Strength
Power(s)Greatly increased user's strength
KanokaRegeneration; Enlarge; Remove Poison
Notable Wearer(s)The Toa Mata (Formerly)
Pronunciationpah-KAR-ee

The Kanohi Pakari was the Mask of Strength. It vastly increased the user's brute physical strength.[1][2]

Pakari were carved out of a mixture of Regeneration, Enlarge, and Remove Poison Kanoka on Metru Nui.[3]

Example Usage

Great: After collecting it, Toa Mata Kopaka used his recently-acquired Pakari to give more power to his paddling as he navigated an ice raft across a lake of lava.[4]

Known Wearers

Great

Powerless

  • Epena - In Great shape
  • Hafu - In Great shape; replaced with a Ruru
  • Jaatikko - In Great shape
  • Kirop - In Noble shape
  • Kapura - In Great shape; replaced with a Ruru
  • Lhii - Fictional; in Great shape
  • Mavrah - In Great shape
  • Midak - In Great shape
  • Nixie - In Great shape
  • Nuparu - Formerly; in Great shape
  • Takua - Formerly; in Great shape
  • Onepu - In Great shape
  • Sanso - In Great shape
  • Taipu - In Great shape
  • Vira - In Great shape

Set Information

  • The Pakari was first released in 2001; a black one was included in the Onua set, while a purple version was included in the promotional McDonald's Onepu set; the boxed Nui-Jaga set released in the same year came with four Pakari; two in purple, and two in light blue. It was also possible to get the Pakari in either red, blue, green white or brown in the Kanohi Mask packs released, which contained two randomly-selected masks. The red Pakari was also included in the BIONICLE watch and the blue one with the Tarakava.
  • In 2002, the Pakari was again released in orange in two sets: The Rahi Master Builder Set, and served as Nuparu's mask when the Matoran was first released in the Boxor set. It was also possible to get the Pakari in gold or silver in the Kanohi/Krana pack, which contained two randomly selected gold and silver masks and three Krana.
  • The Pakari was released for the last time in the Takua and Pewku titan set of 2003 - this one came in the formerly-exclusive light blue previously released in the Nui-Jaga set of 2001.
  • The Pakari has "8-MR" code printed on the inside just above the axle which could be entered in the 2001 promotional CD.

Trivia

  • In the Maori language, "Pakari" means "strength."

References

Kanohi
Legendary Kanohi
VahiIgnikaMask of Creation
Great/Noble Kanohi
Toa Mata HauKaukauMiruKakamaPakariAkaku (AkiRua)
Toa Metru HunaRauMahikiKomauRuruMatatu
Toa Inika CalixEldaSuletuSanokKadinIden
Toa Mahri ArthronFaxonZatthGaraiVolitakTryna
Toa Hagah PehkuiMask of ClairvoyanceKualsiMask of EmulationMask of GrowthMask of Rahi Control
Karda Nui Makuta JutlinAvsaFelnasMohtrekShelekCrast
Other Kanohi Infected KanohiGolden KanohiCopper Mask of VictoryMask of Elemental Energy
AvohkiiKraahkanMask of Light and ShadowKirilOlisiRodeOlmak
Mask of IntangibilityMask of PossibilitiesMask of Psychometry
Mask of MutationMask of CharismaMask of HealingMask of Scavenging
Mask of AdaptationMask of AgingMask of Biomechanics
Mask of ConjuringMask of FusionMask of Incomprehension
Mask of ReboundingMask of Sensory AptitudeMask of Undeath
Kanohi Nuva
Toa Nuva Hau NuvaKaukau NuvaMiru NuvaKakama NuvaPakari NuvaAkaku Nuva (Aki NuvaRua Nuva)
Collectibles
KanohiKranaKanohi NuvaKrana-KalKraataKanokaRhotukaZamor SpheresSquidsGolden Armor