"You are Kopaka, who wields the power of winter itself. [...] You can ride the ice and snow...unleash the avalanche...freeze with just a touch..."
Turaga Nuju, Comic 1: The Coming of the Toa
Kopaka Nuva
Kopaka channeling his Ice powers
Element Information
Matoran Prefix Ko-
Associated Color(s) Primary: White
Secondary: Light grey, light blue
Associated Location(s) Ko-Metru, Ko-Wahi, Ko-Koro

Ice was one of the many Elements in the Bionicle universe.

This element was used by Toa and Turaga of Ice, and Ko-Matoran. Toa of Ice had almost perfect control of the element. The element gave Matoran the ability to work in extremely cold environments. Turaga abilities were in the middle.


  • Creating ice/snow.
    • Creating concentrated beams of ice/snow/coldness.
  • Controlling ice/snow.
  • Absorbing ice/snow.
  • Setting a delayed Ice reaction (Toa Nuva-exclusisve).
  • Unleashing an Ice Nova Blast.
  • "Possessing" ice. - Element Lord-exclusive
  • Extreme resistance to cold also comes with this Element.
  • Lowering air temperature
  • Freezing anything (objects, enemies, etc.)


  • When combined with the elemental power of Fire, it could be used to instantaneously make a seal, as the fire melts debris which is then solidified by the ice.
  • When combined with any other five different Elements, it created a Protodermis cage around the target that is only breakable by a second union of the six Elements.
  • When combined with the element of Fire, it can also make Water, which cannot be controlled by the Ice-wielder.


These beings are/were wielders of the Element of Ice:

  • Ko-Matoran - Inaccessible
  • All Toa of Ice
    • Kopaka - Enhanced when he became a Toa Nuva.
    • Nuju - Reduced when he became a Turaga.
    • Wairuha - Enhanced when he was Toa Nuva Kaita.
    • Kualus - His Sub-Zero Spear had elemental powers.
    • Matoro - His powers as a Toa Inika were combined with Lightning; now deceased.
    • Four members of the Toa Mangai - Deceased.
  • All Turaga of Ice
    • Nuju - Reduced when he became a Turaga.
  • Skakdi of Ice - only when used with another Skakdi
    • Thok - In conjunction with another Skakdi.
  • Kohrak
  • The Bahrag
  • Krahka
  • The Element Lord of Ice
  • Khelek


These locations were affiliated with the Element of Ice:

  • Northern Frost
  • Cavern of Ice
  • Iconox
  • Ko-Metru - Formerly; now abandoned.
  • Ko-Wahi - Formerly; destroyed by the Bohrok.
    • Ko-Koro - Formerly; destroyed by the Bohrok.
  • The icy region of Okoto


  • Most Toa, Turaga, and Matoran of Ice were male.

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