The term Great Elemental Creatures or just Elemental Creatures refers in the first five sets (and a character in the last set) of the BIONICLE theme's first wave in 2016.In the story,they are six mythical creatures in every area of Okoto,that were born by the elements themeselves in the begining of time and have pure elemental energy flowing inside them,that helped the Toa find their Golden Masks of Unity,that gave the formers the abillity to become one with them,sharing their power.Umarak also seeks to turn them in his side,using the Shadow Traps.
Names and corresponding Elements
- Their appearance is based in real-life animals;Uxar is based in a dragonfly,Ketar in a scorpion,Akida in a shark,Ikir in an eagle,Terak in a mole and Melum in a polar bear.
- All of them have a gear function swinging their upper limbs up and down.
- Akida is the only Creature that has a shooting function.
- It is unknown till now if they are related to Toa somehow.
- Akida's name is similar to a real-life Greek word ( ακίδα ,a-KI-tha),that means "splinter".However,because δ (thelta) is the couterpart of d in Greek alphabet,they are written exactly the same.
- Their head is hollow inside and can be placed onto the new masks like helmets.
- Umarak is shown combined with Uxar,implying that he possibly turned temporaly him in his side and he has the Unity abillity,or its non-canon and is just for advertise the Unity function.
- It is said that they will take the role of Protectors in 2016.