Toa are the biomechanical, heroic warriors of the BIONICLE series. They served as the protagonists in the series and they also seen appearing as the group, although sometimes there was a single Toa and so on. In the storyline, the Toa's main goal is to protect the Great Spirit Mata Nui, the Matoran and eventually the universe from various threats wrought by Makuta Teridax, Brotherhood of Makuta, Dark Hunters, Piraka, Barraki and other villains.

There are six well-known Toa teams that appeared in the main storyline which are: Toa Mata, Toa Metru, Toa Inika and Toa Hagah, Toa Mangai and Toa Cordak although other Toa appeared in the story as well.


The Toa are the biomechanical warriors, whose goal was to protect the Matoran and the Great Spirit as well as defeating various villains such as; the Makuta, Dark Hunters, and many others as well.

The Toa also usually appeared in six, though there were some Toa team which consisted of more Toa and a Toa who worked alone.

List of Toa Teams

1.) Toa Mata/Toa Nuva

  • The Toa Mata are the most famous Toa team to ever appear in the history of the Matoran Universe. They also served as the major protagonists in the main event of the storyline due to their major appearances throughout the series. Prior to the main event of the series, the Toa Mata were once created by the Great Beings before dispatching them into the Matoran Universe to protect Mata Nui.

2.) Toa Metru/Toa Hordika

  • The Toa Metru are the main heroes in both the 2004 and 2005 storyline, preceding the Toa Mata. When the Toa Mangai were presumed to have disappeared from the city of Metru Nui, Turaga Dume (who turned to be Teridax in disguise) ordered the remaining toa, Toa Lhikan to search for chosen Matoran who were to become the new Toa.

3.) Toa Inika/Toa Mahri

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