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Face it. The Rahkshi could be ninjas if they had the right weapons. Cheap MOC this is, but hey, it looks cool. ^_^ ph33r t3h ninj4.
About this creation
Makuta has birthed the Rahkshi, six evil insectoid reptiles, each with their own twisted method of helping their father spread his shadow.

However, one questioned his father's motives. Why is domination so important? Why take over the island of Mata Nui instead of coexisting with those who call the island their home?

Angry at his son, or rather, his minion, Makuta cast the maverick aside. Too bad... for this maverick has already proven to be much more powerful than his brethren. Banished, the lone wolf was left out of the Chronicles. ginRaiden, the legendary silver Rahkshi, remained nothing more than a myth to the Matoran.

ginRaiden is capable of achieving unfathomable speeds second only to sound itself. With his swords he can throw boomerang-like energy blasts at any target, and can also cut through even the thickest layer of protodermic armor.

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Cheap, I know, but I don't have all my pieces with me. ^_^;

Still, I think he turned out well, considering the situation. It's my first MOC in a long, long time. I was playing on the idea that the Rahkshi looked like ninjas... and, given they get a change of weapons, they could very well be. So I swapped the staff for Lewa Nuva's "air katana". The Nuva chest armor pieces on the ankles were simply so he looked more natural kneeling (that his ankle would actually TOUCH the ground properly).
That's not really a silver Rahkshi cowl, it's simply a Guurahk head painted silver. I noticed that the 'silver' pieces that came with the Takanua-Ussanui set had a bluish tint, so I sacrificed an extra Guurahk for this purpose, thinking the silver might be thin enough for some of the blue to show through. Though that didn't happen, it still looked good enough to me (almost fooled someone, too).
The tail didn't come to me until a couple days after the Rahkshi itself was built. I figured he'd look cool that way, and the tail provided a lot of balance so I could put ginRaiden in cooler, more dynamic poses.
Note I also went over some of the lines with a fine-tip Sharpie pen (note the back spikes and the sides of the cowl).

Yeah. o-o

ph33r t3h ninj4.

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   Deadly weapons... alarming, intimidating posture... murderous look on face... check.

Step closer. I dare you.

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   Oh no, I heard 'em Bad Boys comin' (Can't stop now!)
Gotta continue my runnin', yeah

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   "I'll race your dog, I'll race y'poppa. I'll race ya' auntie. I'll race yo' Lance Armstrong. I'll race anybody..."

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   I bow before you.

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  March 3, 2014
Awesome Rahkshi! I love the Ninja look you gave it.
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  April 1, 2010
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  August 20, 2009
best rahkshi ive EVER seen. he rocks
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  May 7, 2009
Awesome build!
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  January 17, 2009
awesome design i love the silver on it
WS 0046
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eric bagnall
  January 4, 2008
i made a silver rakshi yesterday without the tail lol .. so i built the tail tyvm XD and may i suggest putting spikes on the tail :D
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  October 6, 2007
Nice! I made a silver rahkshi once. But I didn't have a silver rahkshi head, so I just used a white one. >>>Check out my page!<<<
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  May 20, 2007
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  March 5, 2005
:o i cant believe a rahkshi could look so good(do look cool anyway).i need a silver rahkshi head.wat sort of paint did u use?
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  May 1, 2004
Very cool! i must say they should have been ninjas. he looks so bad a*s!
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  April 19, 2004
can you post instructions for this model(dont e-mail the instructions i hate e-mail)
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  December 1, 2003
That is really cool! I really like the tail.
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  October 17, 2003
that is awesome. it is simple, not overloaded with weaponry, which makes it easy to move. everything fits together just right.
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  September 3, 2003
SCHWEEET! I love the tail, and especially the whole silver-y-ness of it. Exceptional work. Keep it up!
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