skyer lived on voya nui with his best friend garan. when marhi nui broke from voya nui skyer was on the part that sank. he lived there with others and survived. soon he met a 2 toa named mexx and kavoo. he showed them around the pit and left them after they fought folkner. soon skyer met a toa named MacKai who gave him a toa stone he found.
skyer became a toa and was told by MacKai to find kavoo and mexx and tell them to return to daxia. skyer found them fighting the toa hunter (in his version 2 form). skyer told them to run and they did skyer only got a chance to threaten with words when the toa hunter cut his head right off, killing him instatly. all the marhi nui matoran thought skyer was eaten by sea life. they never knew there friend became a toa.
mask and tools:
as a matoran he had a powerless mask of elemental choice, and a dagger. as a toa his mask gained its power but he never had a chance to use it. his dagger became a sword and MacKai gave him a gun.