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Blade-Copters were stone-built vehicles used by Chen's followers on his island. During the Tournament of Elements, the Blade-Copters were used by the Anacondrai warriors to ward off threats to the event. Two Blade-Copters were used to chase Dareth in the D.B. Express, while Chen and Clouse later used a Blade-Copter to pursue Cole and Garmadon. Shortly after, Chen's followers were transformed into Anacondrai, and using numerous Blade-Copters they left the island to conquer Ninjago.

The fake Anacondrai raided Kryptarium Prison, using several Blade-Copters to get in the penitentiary's basketball court and capture Pythor. With the Anacondrai transformation made permanent, the Second Serpentine War began, with Chen's followers flying Blade-Copters across the city. Several copters were present for the climactic battle at the Corridor of Elders. As the conflict waged on, a few Blade-Copters were sent off by Chen to move further into Ninjago. However, when the original Anacondrai generals banished the cultists to the Cursed Realm, all the Blade-Copters were either abandoned or destroyed.

History

Spy for a Spy

When Nya set off to steal part of Clouse's Book of Spells, Dareth watched after the D.B. Express until he was discovered by the Anacondrai warriors. Dareth rode along a narrow cliff, with a Jungle Raider, Condrai Crusher, and two Blade-Copters in pursuit of him. The chase ended when Dareth stopped the vehicle short and it flipped over, to which the Blade-Copters surrounded him.

The Day of the Dragon

After the Elemental Masters overwhelmed Chen's forces and destroyed the Staff of Elements, the cultists regrouped in a cave where they worked on repairing their vehicles, including a Blade-Copter. Chen spoke with his daughter Skylor about completing the Anacondrai transformation spell before Skylor turns on Chen and runs off. Chen and Clouse jump in the Blade-Copter and take off in pursuit of Skylor.

Two Condrai Crushers driven by Kapau and Chope join Chen's Blade-Copter as it pursues Skylor and Kai through the abandoned village. Kai manages to destroy the Condrai Crushers, while the Blade-Copter is confronted by the Roto Jet, which is flown by Cole and Garmadon. Chen has Clouse hijack the Roto Jet in midair as Chen continues his pursuit. Despite this, Kai and Skylor create a smokescreen with their hoverboards, obscuring Chen's view and forcing him to fly off with the copter.

After the transformation spell is completed, the fake Anacondrai depart from Chen's island via several Blade-Copters, heading to Ninjago City.

The Greatest Fear of All

The ninja battle Kapau and Chope at Kryptarium Prison when the Anacondrai-turned cultists try abducting Pythor. Wu, Lloyd and Garmadon head into the courtyard with Pythor, but are confronted by a group of fake Anacondrai flying three Blade-Copters. The fake Anacondrai battle their adversaries before capturing Pythor and heading back to Chen's camp.

The Corridor of Elders

As the Second Serpentine War commenced, several Blade-Copters were flown across Ninjago when Chen's army wreaked havoc on the city. Several copters were present at the battle of the Corridor of Elders, where the Elemental Masters and their allies made a final stand against Chen's army.

The fake Anacondrai tried moving past the Elemental Masters but had difficulty doing so, leading Chen to have several Blade-Copters depart from the battle and move further into Ninjago. One copter was hijacked by Shade and briefly used to fire down at the cultists. Several Blade-Copters, potentially the same as before, were seen flying over the Corridor as Lloyd ran to the Bounty's anchor with Pythor.

Following the banishment of the Anacondrai warriors to the Cursed Realm, the Blade Copters were presumably abandoned or destroyed.

Shadow of Ronin (non-canon)

In Kai's retelling of the events on Chen's island, he was confronted by a Blade-Copter, though tricked it into destroying a large gate, allowing the ninja to pass.

Appearances

Trivia

  • The vehicle is referred to as a "Condrai Copter" in set form.

Gallery

Vehicles

Ninja vehicles

Lloyd: Golden Mech · Green Ninja cycle · Jungle Raider · Destiny's Shadow · Ninja Nightcrawler · Titan Mech · Racing bike
Kai: Blade Cycle · Fire Mech · Kai Fighter · Prototype X-1 · Rocket boards · Kai's bike · Katana V11 · Destiny's Wing · Katana 4x4 · Mech Jet
Jay: Storm Fighter · Lightning off-roader · ElectroMech · Ghost Taker GT · Lightning Bike · Flying speeder · Blue Dragon · Sub car
Nya: Samurai Mech · Proto Sam-X · D.B. Express · Nya's speedboat (non-canon) · Nya's bike · Samurai VXL · Battle Wagon · Ninja Tuner Car
Cole: Tread Assault · Earth Driller · Earth Mech · Roto Jet · Ghost Cycle · Rock Roader · Rock Cycle · Speeder Cars · Stone Mech
Zane: Snowmobile · NinjaCopter · Ice Mech · Titanium Ninja Tumbler · Zane's bike · ShuriCopter · Jungle surfboard
Wu: Wu's horse carriage · Wu's ship · Wu's hot air balloon (non-canon)
P.I.X.A.L.: Samurai VXL · Samurai X Mech
Team: Gliders · Destiny's Bounty · Ultra Sonic Raider · Ultra Stealth Raider · Land Bounty · Ninja's catamarans · Jungle Choppers · Hydro Bounty · APS suits · Submersible combat crafts

Villain vehicles

Skulkin Vehicles: Skulkin mechs · Skull Truck · Turbo Shredders
Serpentine Vehicles: Bite Cycles · Fangpyre Robot · Fangpyre Trucks · Fangpyre Wrecking Ball · Rattlercopter · Serpentine Bus · Serpentine Express
Stone Army: Garmatron · Hoppers · Stone Army Mech · Tusk · Warrior Bikes
Nindroids: Arcturus · Attack gliders · Destructoid · Double laser cannons · Golden Master's mech · Hover-Copters · Hover Hunters · Jet fighters · Lunar rovers · Nindroid jet fighters · Nindroid MechDragon · Security Mechs · Security tanks
Anacondrai warriors: Anacondrai Battle Mechs · Anacondrai buggy · Blade-Copter · Chenosaurus · Chen's blimp · Chen's ferry · Clouse's stone mech · Condrai Crusher
Ghost Warriors: Chain Cycle · Ghost ship · Mech-enstein
Sky Pirates: Misfortune's Keep · Raid Zeppelin · Sky Shark · Pirate jet
Vermillion: Iron Doom · Vermillion Invader · Vermillion Racer · Vermillion ship
Sons of Garmadon: Oni Bike · Oni Chopper · Stone Booster Bike · Street bikes
Dragon Hunters: Destiny's Wing · Dieselnaut · HunterCopter
Unagami's army: Empire Dragon · Noodle Truck of Crime · Speeder Cars
Keepers: Keepers' catamarans
Kryptarium inmates and henchmen: Ronin's monster
Merlopians: Kalmaar's chariot

Other vehicles

Cliff Gordon's yacht · Firstbourne Mech · Garbage trucks · Jalopy · Mary Louise · Noodle trucks · R.E.X. · Ronin's Mech (non-canon) · Salvage M.E.C.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie vehicles

Secret Ninja Force: Destiny's Bounty · Fire Mech · Green Ninja Mech Dragon · Ice Tank · Lightning Jet · Ninja Helicopter · Quake Mech · Water Strider
Shark Army: Flying Jelly Subs · Garma Mecha Man · Piranha Mechs · Manta Ray Bombers · Shark Mech