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Shadow Matoran Information
Species Affliation Matoran
Goal ' Shadow Matoran (also known as ) are Matoran of various elements that have had their Kra-Matoran light drained, resulting in them becoming evil shells of their former selves.
Matoran mostly had their light drained by
Shadow Leeches, mutated Kraata that fed on light, though there were also other methods (an example would be Vamprah's Kanohi Avsa).
A known way to cure Shadow Matoran were the
Klakk's sonic screams, which broke the mental barrier keeping light out of them.
Known Shadow Matoran
Vultraz - Leader after Gavla had been cured
Shulze - Created by the Antidermis of a Makuta that sided with Miserix
Foros - Struck by Makuta Madrax while in Karda Nui
Kirik - Struck by Makuta Tian while in Karda Nui
Tythos - 1st Shadow Matoran ever
Cripval - 1st Matoran turned evil with Shadow Leeches
There was a matoran race called Kra-Matoran, whose Light was drained by the same purpose as the Shadow Matoran, but they died, because they had no light to offer.