“Believe me, aboard my ship, you will break. I will make sure of it. And when that time comes, I will be there, so you can wish it away.”
Nadakhan to Jay in "My Dinner With Nadakhan"

The series of events involving Nadakhan's rise to power form an alternate timeline that would have occurred if Jay hadn't erased the events with his final wish.

History

Clouse frees Nadakhan in order to get his wishes but is tricked into the teapot when making them. Nadakhan then sets out to frame the ninja for various crimes. He then steals the Realm Crystal in order to free his crew and to return to his homeland. After he does so, however, he discovers that it is collapsing due to the destruction of the Cursed Realm. Khanjikhan gives Nadakhan the Djinn Blade so that he can capture the ninja and other Elemental Masters inside it and use their power to create a new Djinjago.

Despite Nadakhan's success in marrying Nya and gaining infinite wishes, the ninja manage to trap Nadakhan thanks to Flintlocke, who had betrayed him, shooting him with Tiger Widow venom. But Nya got hit as well, forcing Jay to wish that none of these events had ever happened, erasing every event prior to Nadakhan being free again, except for the Temple of Airjitzu being in the air, though Jay and Nya retained their memories of the events.

Affected in this timeline due to Nadakhan's actions

  • The Realm Crystal was shattered.
  • Zane lost P.I.X.A.L. in his head for not listening and falling into Nadakhan's loophole.
  • Lloyd became old due to wishing to be wise like Wu.
  • Every Elemental Master except Skylor got captured within the Djinn Blade, leaving them trapped indefinitely.[1]
  • The Falcon got dismantled.
  • Chunks of Ninjago were pulled to the sky, which later fell down to Ninjago City due to Nadakhan getting shot by the Tiger Widow venom. It is currently unknown if this caused anyone to die in Ninjago City.
  • Vengestone makes elemental powers stronger instead of disabling their powers.
  • Nya dies from the Tiger Widow venom.

Trivia

  • Jay not only saved Nya by his last wish, but he also restored Lloyd's age and saved P.I.X.A.L., the Falcon, the realm of Ninjago, and every Elemental Master who was captured.
  • The reset may not have affected other realms.[2]
    • If not, then the Sky Pirates would either be dead or would've been out.
      • If they were out, this may explain why they appeared to have been in the current timeline.
  • Jay and Nya still remembering the events even though they are erased and the Temple of Airjitzu remaining afloat are the two "anomalies".[3]
    • It is suggested Lloyd and Wu remember things too, as Lloyd claims to have déjà vu[4] and Wu had a mural of the events painted in the walls of the Monastery of Spinjitzu.
      • The Book of Spinjitzu, which was written by Wu before he was lost in time, chronicle the events.[5] It's possible Jay and Nya told Wu about the events.[6]
    • It is unknown if the other ninja have recalled anything regarding the alternate timeline, though in Ninjago: Decoded (canon status unknown) Nya uploads the information into Zane's memory in "Legacy", and Cole and Kai see some of these memories in "Ninjago's Most Wanted".
    • Nadakhan likely remembers the events due to his djinn abilities, and he is not happy about it.[7][8]
    • It is suggested that the Police Commissioner may remember the events, as he guessed the new villain in "Dread on Arrival" may be a Pirate Genie, but this is unlikely, as he replied that anything could happen in Ninjago City.
    • When the ninja observe the Skybound Monastery Mural in "The Darkness Comes," Kai and Dareth look at each other, confused.
  • This alternate timeline is different from an alternate universe (for example, a parallel reality where the ninja are evil). Alternate universes do not exist in Ninjago.[9]
  • The Wu-Cru symbol (which appears in every episode of Skybound) appears on the back of the billboard in "The Way Back" but not in "Infamous". Though this is more of an Easter egg with no canonical significance, it is technically another difference between the timelines.
  • According to Tommy Andreasen, Nadakhan only granted on of Jay's wishes, that being that Clouse never found the teapot, while Nya taking Jay's hand in the new timeline was her own choice.[10]

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See also

References

Events

Conflicts

War of the Oni and the Dragons · Light vs. Darkness · Reign of Aspheera · Long Winter · Serpentine War · Battle for All of Time · Attack of the Great Devourer · The Final Battle · Nindroid crisis · Second Serpentine War · Battle of Stiix · Fall of Ninjago · Rise of Ninjago · Oni Invasion · Monastery Siege · Lloyd's Journey · Liberation of the Never-Realm · Attack from Prime Empire · Battle for Shintaro

Competitions

Ninjaball Run · Ninjago Talent · Tournament of Elements · Thunderblade · The Teeth · Puppy-petting competition · Terra Technica Dance-Off · Speedway Five-Billion

Traditions

Slither Pit · New Year Festival · Day of the Departed · Dragon Day · Yin-Yang Promise · The Choosing · Trial-By-Mino

Miscellaneous

Alternate timeline · Yin-Yang Eclipse

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