These Dark Ninja Assassins worked for Drako and the Ultimate Ninja in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003 TV series)|2003 TV series. Drako first used them to attack Splinter after he lost a Battle Nexus match to him. But Splinter was assisted by Miyamoto Usagi and the Ultimate Daimyo, who chased Drako and his assassins off with his War Staff. Later Ultimate Ninja used them to try to kill Leonardo. The Ultimate Daimyo blame Splinter and install the Ultimate Ninja as Damiyo.