Brutaka is an antagonist and an anti-hero in the BIONICLE series. He was once a member of the Brotherhood of Makuta but he finds his job here not interested so he left the organization and found his place in the Order of Mata Nui, an organization who devoted to the Great Spirit Mata Nui. He also befriends an another being called Axonn and the two of them eventually became partners.

Later during the main story, Brutaka serves as the secondary antagonist of the 2006 storyline alongside both the Piraka and Vezon and later both as an anti-hero and the antagonist-turned-protagonist in the 2007 storyline. Later in the remaining storyline, Brutaka serves as the supporting protagonist throughout the rest of the story when he eventually redeemed himself after he sees the error of his ways.


Before the start of the main story, Brutaka was employed by the Brotherhood of Makuta as the commander of the army. Then, he remained as the commander throughout the times until one day, he lost interest of his job as he believes that the job here worthed nothing to his interest. Soon afterwards, he defected from the Brotherhood of Makuta and began wondering across the islands.

It won't last long when Brutaka's activities attracted the attention of the Order of Mata Nui. Then, two members: Botar and Hydraxon confronted him and offer him the position of the rank. Seeing this as the chance, Brutaka eventually accepted the offer and was teleported on the island of Daxia.

Once there, Brutaka was given.


In the beginning, Brutaka was used to be faithful, trustworthy, authoritative, and devoted to the Great Spirit Mata Nui. However, he quickly lose his faith towards the Great Spirit as at this point, he even betrayed the rest of the Order of Mata Nui. Brutaka also became very ruthless, aggressive, battle-hungry, and belligerent, as he had no qualms of concerning about others' lives. He also displayed his arrogance when fighting against his opponents and underestimated their abilties.

However, he changed his views when he knew about Mata Nui's mission.

Powers & Abilities


  • Interestingly, Brutaka shares the similar characteristics with Shadow Moon from the Kamen Rider series.
    • Both are good friends to the heroes.
    • Both turned to the dark side.
    • Both are skilled at swordsmanship.
    • Both eventually redeemed themselves for the greater good.
  • Brutaka also shares the similarities with Vergil from Devil May Cry.
    • Both wielded the swords.
    • Both were cool and collected.
    • Both obsessed of finding the power.
           BIONICLE Villains

Brotherhood of Makuta
Makuta Teridax | Miserix | Antroz | Vamprah | Krika | Gorast | Bitil | Icarax | Tridax

Turahk | Guurahk | Lerahk | Panrahk | Rahkshi of Heat Vision

Visorak Horde
Sidorak | Roodaka | Kahgarak | Zivon

Dark Hunters
The Shadowed One | Nidhiki | Kraata-Kal


Zaktan | Hakann | Vezok | Avak | Thok | Vezon

Pridak | Kalmah | Takadox | Ehlek | Mantax | Nocturn

Shadow Matoran
Gavla | Vultraz

Rock Tribe

Skull Army

Manas | Krahka | Gadunka

Vahki | Elemental Beasts | Vakama | Ahkmou | Kraata | Karzahni | Brutaka | Umbra | Irnakk | Karzahni | Nektann | Annona | Makuta the Mask Hoarder | Umarak | Shadow Traps | Shadow Spawns | Ultrahex