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“She said... a darkness swept over the Realm of Oni and Dragon. She tried to resist it, but it grew and grew, consuming all in its path. Those who were touched by it were frozen where they stood like statues.”
Wu to the ninja in "The Darkness Comes"

The darkness[1][2] (also referred to as the black cloud of destruction)[2][3] were mystical clouds used by the Oni.


The Darkness Comes

The darkness would spread throughout Ninjago City with the tentacles petrifying anyone who was captured.

Into the Breach

The Fall



LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Tales from the Monastery of Spinjitzu

Season 10: March of the Oni


  • According to Tommy Andreasen, the thickness of the fog may have been thick enough to prevented Cole from dying from his fall, as Garmadon was shown to jump into the darkness without a parachute in "Into the Breach."[4]


Promotional media

In LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu


Non-Elemental substances


Blue Crystal · Clearstone · Deepstone · Vengestone


Great Devourer's venom · Tiger Widow venom · Venomari venom


Blast Sap · Chronosteel · Dark Matter · Darkness (Oni) · Kethanol · Spirit smoke · Zane's power source

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