Not to be confused with the episode.
“You are the foremost expert on ancient structures and your book, Boobytraps and How to Survive Them, is considered a seminal work.”
Zane to Clutch Powers, "Boobytraps and How to Survive Them"

Boobytraps and How to Survive Them is a guidebook written by Clutch Powers. As the name suggests, the book is about how to survive boobytraps.

History

Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu

Boobytraps and How to Survive Them

Upon recovering from a fall into a pit of spikes, they come across on of Clutch's competitors named Hageman, and Clutch said that he hadn't read the book and it cost him his life. Zane said that he did read it, and Clutch said that he at least didn't reach chapter nine, the chapter on cobweb traps. He then carelessly threw it at the skeleton, causing it to fall apart, and as they continue on, Jay picks up the book.

Ninja vs Lava

While chained to a wall, Jay reads Hageman's copy of Clutch's book before the torches go out and lava started erupting, causing him to drop the book, which burns instantly.

Ancient History

Acidicus was reading a copy of the book when Cole, Jay, and Kai arrived in an underground library.

Under Siege

A copy of Clutch's book lays on a table next to Clutch's bed in New Ninjago City Hospital.

A Cold Goodbye

Multiple copies of Clutch's book are located in the cupboard where Wu grabbed the box of Traveler's Tea.

The Absolute Worst

As he prepared to tell Ultra Violet and Fugi-Dove why he thinks Nya is the worst, the Mechanic picks up a copy.

Master of the Mountain

Shintaro

During their trip to the Kingdom of Shintaro, Zane reads about the Dire Bats which inhabit the area.

The Real Fall

Vania mentioned reading and doing the breathing exercises in stressful situations.

Seabound

Riddle of the Sphinx

Cecil Putnam was putting the book away when the Ninja burst into the Explorer's Club estate.

Assault on Ninjago City

While Dareth was driving the Tour bus, the book hit the windshield.

Appearances

Ninjago

Season 11: Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu

Season 13: Master of the Mountain

Season 14: Seabound

Trivia

  • The book has an unknown amount of chapters. Chapter 8 covers rickety bridges, Chapter 9 covers cobweb traps, an unknown chapter on what to do when all is lost, including vocal exercises, and another chapter on escaping lava.
  • The cover of the book says "Survival Guide" in Ninjargon.

Gallery

In-universe media

Books

Boobytraps and How to Survive Them · Book of Spells · Captain Soto's journal · Cliff Gordon's Handbook to Wooing Women · Desert of Doom · First Spinjitzu Master's book · Jack the Rabbit · Manual of Land Bounty · Ninjanuity (non-canon) · Ninjelligence (non-canon) · Serpentine Book · Starfarer · Wu's lesson book

Magazines

Ninjago City News · Teen Idol

TV media

Clutch Powers: A Musical Life · Most Ultimate Extreme Ninja Challenge Ever · NGTV · Romance film · Ultra Hunt

Video games

Conic the Ratboy · Counter · Dancy Pants · Fist to Face · Lava Zombies · Lightning Larrikin (non-canon) · Pinball Racer (non-canon) · Prime Empire · Sitar Legend · Turbo Street Brawler

Games

Minidroid Chess · Rock, Paper, Clamp · Scrap-N-Tap · Templegate Tigers

Social media

Chirp · Instabook

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