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The Earth Punch (also known as Lava Arm) is a special ability that Cole was able to unlock from his RX powers during Day of the Departed. When active, Cole's hands will glow bright orange, his arms will have orange magma going up them, and his scar will appear and glow orange.

User's Abilities

  • Supernatural Strength - Gives the user superhuman strength, allowing the user to destroy most things with one punch. If the user is inexperienced, they may not be able to control it.


Day of the Departed

During Cole's fight with Master Yang, Cole managed to gain vigor and courage once his friends arrived to try and help him. After knocking Yang back, Cole unlocks his Earth Punch powers. Dodging Yang once again, Cole is then able to smash the Yin Blade into pieces with his Earth Punch, freeing Yang's students from their imprisonment.

Season 7: The Hands of Time

The Hands of Time

While helping clean up the museum, Cole's hands turned orange, with Jay asking if he has gotten used to being human again.

Cole later uses the Earth Punch several times during the Ninja's fight with Acronix at the Monastery of Spinjitzu, and even uses them to grab and help up Master Wu before he fell to his death.

The Hatching

While fighting a Vermillion warrior outside the Borg Store, Cole uses his Earth Punch to shatter the warrior into its component snakes. Horrified about this, Cole says it was an accident before watching the Vermillion warrior reshape itself back to normal.

A Time of Traitors

On the way to help Kai and the museum, Cole and Jay bail from the Ultra Stealth Raider to rescue several people being escorted away by several Vermillion warriors. While Jay wishes that the rest of the team was here, Cole introduces his hands to him, introducing them as "righty" and "lefty." However, while using his punch to try and fight the Vermillion, Cole's hands began to become out of his control, making him unwillingly damage some of the nearby area and allowing the Vermillion to escape with their prisoners.


While training with Jay at the Temple of Airjitzu, Cole, angered by Jay's silly conspiracies on where the people went, uses his Earth Punch to ground-pound the ground, knocking Jay back and causing the floating piece of land that the temple was on to slightly move.

Secrets Discovered

When Lloyd asks if Cole has his Earth Punch under control, Cole says he has before beginning to punch the air with his hands before accidentally punching a hole in a wall, which reveals Krux's secret breeding laboratory.

Pause and Effect

After Cole and Jay blow their cover after rescuing the workers, Cole uses his Earth Punch to clear a path to help escape. He also uses the Earth Punch to knock back a Vermillion warrior while defending the exit of the Vermillion Swamps.

Season 8: Sons of Garmadon

Because of the design changes, Cole's Earth Punch was slightly changed. When active, it recreates an orange version of his scar he previously had. It also leaves behind a magma trail whenever Cole uses Spinjitzu while his punch is active.

The Jade Princess

While training with the other Ninja in the Royal Palace, Cole helps encourage Lloyd to "be tough" when asking out Harumi by demonstrating his Earth Punch and using his Spinjitzu with the Earth Punch.

Snake Jaguar

Cole attempts to use his Earth Punch to open his cell, but he cannot due to it being made of Vengestone, causing him to injure himself.

Dread on Arrival

Cole uses his Earth Punch to break the gears on the mechanism for the cages containing Lloyd and Misako at the Temple of Resurrection. He would soon use it to break open Lloyd's cage for him.

True Potential

Cole uses his Earth Punch to break the door to free him and the others after it was locked by Lloyd on the Destiny's Bounty.

Big Trouble, Little Ninjago

Cole uses his Earth Punch to create a hole in a street in Ninjago City, which causes Garmadon's Colossus to fall into it.

Season 9: Hunted


Cole used his Earth Punch to close a cave to save Wu and himself from Stormbringer.

Season 10: March of the Oni


Cole use his Earth Punch to help barricade the door from the Oni.

Season 11: Secrets of the Forbidden Spinjitzu

Wasted True Potential

Cole use his Earth Punch during a training with Master Wu, but failed since he has been lazy lately.

Boobytraps and How to Survive Them

Cole use his Earth Punch to lift up a pillar while he and the others were exploring in Ancient Pyramid.

Ninja Vs Lava

Cole use his Earth Punch to move a obstacle in order to escape the Ancient Pyramid from the Lava.


Cole use his Earth Punch during a battle with the Pyro Vipers in Ninjago City.

Under Siege

Before they were getting to battle the Pyro Vipers, Cole helps encourage the the others for their battle by demonstrating his Earth Punch to show how determined he is.

The Never-Realm

When the Ninja saw frozen villagers in the Never-Realm, Cole used his Earth Punch to break one of them free, but failed.


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