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“What more do you want to possess?!”
Lloyd to Morro

Season 5 of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, subtitled Possession, was preceded by Season 4 and succeeded by Season 6. Nya was the focus Ninja, Morro and the Preeminent served as the main antagonists, and the Ghost Warriors were the villainous faction of the season. Lloyd was the mascot character of this season.

Official Description

A grieving Lloyd is possessed by the ghost of Morro – the Master of Wind and Wu’s first student. In Lloyd’s body, Morro renders the other ninja powerless before stealing Wu’s staff. It contains three hidden symbols, the path to finding the Tomb of First Spinjitzu Master. Wu knows that if Morro finds the tomb, he will claim the Realm Crystal. This relic has the power to open the fabric between realms, enabling the powerful Preeminent to enter the NINJAGO world.

Story

After Garmadon's sacrifice to stop Chen and the Anacondrai Cultists, Lloyd is faced with the loss of his father and depression. However, when he is possessed by Morro, former student of Master Wu and the Elemental Master of Wind, the Ninja must stop him from finding the Tomb of the First Spinjitzu Master and cursing the Sixteen Realms by releasing his master, the Preeminent, while learning a new fighting style, Airjitzu, along the way.

The Ninja become stronger as they find new friends, face their fears, and find secrets that have been hidden. The Ninja face many new adventures as Lloyd is possessed. They uncover the three secrets of Airjitzu, retrieve the Sword of Sanctuary, and locate the first Spinjitzu's Master's tomb.

Master Wu reveals that Nya can have the control over the element of Water as her mother did. She joins the Ninja and unlocks her True Potential to save Ninjago from being destroyed by the Preeminent.

Episodes

Season Ep # Series Ep # Image Episode name Airdate
1 45 MoS45TitleCard "Winds of Change" June 29, 2015 (US)
2 46 MoS46TitleCard "Ghost Story" June 30, 2015 (US)
3 47 MoS47TitleCard "Stiix and Stones" July 1, 2015 (US)
4 48 MoS48TitleCard "The Temple on Haunted Hill" July 2, 2015 (US)
5 49 MoS49TitleCard "Peak-a-Boo" July 3, 2015 (US)
6 50 MoS50TitleCard "Kingdom Come" July 6, 2015 (US)
7 51 MoS51TitleCard "The Crooked Path" July 7, 2015 (US)
8 52 MoS52TitleCard "Grave Danger" July 8, 2015 (US)
9 53 MoS53TitleCard "Curseworld, Part I" July 9, 2015 (US)
10 54 MoS54TitleCard "Curseworld, Part II" July 10, 2015 (US)

Cast

Main Cast

Guest Cast

Sets

The sets have the normal white logo with a red background and an unpossessed Lloyd in the top right-hand corner.

Set list

Flyers

Notes

  • This season, along with Season 4, aired in the same year. (Season 4 in the spring of 2015, and Season 5 in the summer of 2015). This marks the first time in the show that 2 seasons aired in the same year. 
  • This was the only season not to include any references to The Great Devourer. Through the series' run, the Devourer has always been mentioned in some capacity and has influenced many major events. 
  • This is the first season that features Airjitzu, as well as introducing Nya as the role of the Elemental Master of Water.
  • This season has the highest kill count of any season to date. Chen, Morro, Garmadon, the Anacondrai Cultists, and the Ghost Warriors all die in Curseworld, Part II. Clouse and Cole additionally become ghosts in this season.
  • The arc of Garmadon’s death was finished in this season. It started in Season 4, when Garmadon was banished, and concluded in Episode 54 when he died.
  • This season introduces the character of Ronin, who would go on to be an anti-hero and ally to the Ninja in following seasons.
    • Ronin's character arc throughout the season is similar to that of Han Solo's from Star Wars. Both begin as criminals who go on to help the main protagonists for a payment. Yet by the end of the story, they assist the heroes simply because it is the right thing to do and develop relationships with the heroes.
  • This is the second season in a row in which the Ninja lose their Elemental Powers. After losing their powers to the Staff of Elements in Season 4. They lose their powers in this season due to Morro possessing Lloyd's body. This is because Lloyd shares the rest of his Golden Power in "Codename: Arcturus."
  • The season had a very clear darker theme than previous seasons.
  • The season reveals Kai has a fear of water, Jay has a fear of attics, and Zane has a fear of Morro.
  • This is the first season to not have Serpentine, since their debut in Season 1.

Focus Character

  • Nya was the focus Ninja throughout the season. How Nya became a Ninja and her True Potential became the main storyline in his season.
    • Nya had two focus episodes, which are episodes 47 and 54.
  • Cole also had a great role in this season. Cole had his own focus episode, episode 49.
  • Lloyd had a relatively minor role in episodes 46-52, as he only made a few cameo appearances.
    • However, he had a great role in the seasonal finale (episode 54), when Lloyd met his father, Master Garmadon for one last time and the battle between Lloyd and Morro in various realms.
    • Lloyd’s relationship with Morro, as Morro wanted the power that Lloyd had, and Lloyd dealing with the loss of his father gave him a much larger role in the beginning and end of the season.
  • Wu had a more major role compared with season 1-4. His backstory with Morro is vital to the story of season 5.
  • Kai also has something to do in this season, more than Jay and Zane. The relationship between Kai and Lloyd was an additional part of the story as well.
  • Jay and Zane's role this season was minor compared to the other Ninja.
  • P.I.X.A.L. made a few appearances, behind Zane, in episodes 45, 47, 49, and 54.
  • Skylor made a brief appearance in episode 53.
  • Master Garmadon made a brief appearance in episode 54. This was his last appearance as a protagonist, and his last appearance until Dread on Arrival.
  • Misako had a bigger role than previous seasons, first helping Wu with the tea farm, then decoding the staff's clues and helping Nya train.
    • This was the first and only season so far to feature Misako in every episode.
  • This season featured the team only consisting of Kai, Jay, Zane, and Cole.

Antagonists

  • Morro and the Preeminent served as the main antagonists. Other important antagonists include the four masters in Ghost Warriors.  
  • The Preeminent is the second physically largest enemy the Ninja had battled since the Great Devourer in Season 1.
  • Morro’s relationship with Wu and his motives are vital to the whole season. Morro was one of the main characters in the season.
  • Ronin was a thief and was not a friend of the Ninja, but he sided with them starting from the end of episode 51.
  • The Ghost Warriors were the villainous faction of the season.

Gallery

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu Episodes
Pilot Episodes 1. Way of the Ninja · 2. The Golden Weapon · 3. King of Shadows · 4. Weapons of Destiny
Mini-Movies 1. Secrets of the Blacksmith · 2. Flight of the Dragon Ninja · 3. The New Masters of Spinjitzu · 4. An Underworldly Takeover · 5. Return to the Fire Temple · 6. Battle Between Brothers
Season 1
Rise of the Snakes
1. Rise of the Snakes · 2. Home · 3. Snakebit · 4. Never Trust a Snake · 5. Can of Worms · 6. The Snake King · 7. Tick Tock · 8. Once Bitten, Twice Shy · 9. The Royal Blacksmiths · 10. The Green Ninja · 11. All of Nothing · 12. The Rise of the Great Devourer · 13. Day of the Great Devourer
Season 2
Legacy of the Green Ninja
1. Darkness Shall Rise · 2. Pirates Vs. Ninja · 3. Double Trouble · 4. Ninjaball Run · 5. Child's Play · 6. Wrong Place, Wrong Time · 7. The Stone Army · 8. The Day Ninjago Stood Still · 9. The Last Voyage · 10. Island of Darkness · 11. The Last Hope · 12. Return of the Overlord · 13. Rise of the Spinjitzu Master
Season 3
Rebooted
1. The Surge · 2. The Art of the Silent Fist · 3. Blackout · 4. The Curse of the Golden Master · 5. Enter the Digiverse · 6. Codename: Arcturus · 7. The Void · 8. The Titanium Ninja
Season 4
The Tournament of Elements
1. The Invitation · 2. Only One Can Remain · 3. Versus · 4. Ninja Roll · 5. Spy for a Spy · 6. Spellbound · 7. The Forgotten Element · 8. The Day of the Dragon · 9. The Greatest Fear of All · 10. The Corridor of Elders
Chen Mini-Movies
(Non-Canon)
1. Chen's New Chair · 2. Chair Play Chen · 3. Chair Up Chen · 4. Chairful What You Wish For · 5. Bad Chair Day
Season 5
Possession
1. Winds of Change · 2. Ghost Story · 3. Stiix and Stones· 4. The Temple on Haunted Hill · 5. Peak-a-Boo · 6. Kingdom Come · 7. The Crooked Path · 8. Grave Danger · 9. Curseworld, Part I · 10. Curseworld, Part II
Season 6
Skybound
1. Infamous · 2. Public Enemy Number One · 3. Enkrypted · 4. Misfortune Rising · 5. On a Wish and a Prayer · 6. My Dinner With Nadakhan · 7. Wishmasters · 8. The Last Resort · 9. Operation Land Ho! · 10. The Way Back
Tall Tale Mini-Movies
(Non-Canon)
1. The Tall Tale of Flintlocke · 2. The Tall Tale of Clancee · 3. The Tall Tale of Doubloon · 4. The Tall Tale of Dogshank · 5. The Tall Tale of Monkey Wretch · 6. The Tall Tale of Squiffy and Bucko
Special Day of the Departed
Season 7
The Hands of Time
1. The Hands of Time · 2. The Hatching · 3. A Time of Traitors · 4. Scavengers · 5. A Line in the Sand · 6. The Attack · 7. Secrets Discovered · 8. Pause and Effect · 9. Out of the Fire and Into the Boiling Sea · 10. Lost in Time
Wu's Teas Mini-Movies
(Non-Canon)
Wu's Teas
Ninjago: Decoded 1. Legacy · 2. Vehicles and Mechs · 3. Legendary Places · 4. Ninjago's Most Wanted · 5. The Digiverse and Beyond · 6. The Elemental Masters · 7. Beasts and Dragons · 8. Rise of Garmadon · 9. Prophecy of the Green Ninja · 10. Greatest Battles
Season 8
Sons of Garmadon
1. The Mask of Deception · 2. The Jade Princess · 3. The Oni and the Dragon · 4. Snake Jaguar · 5. Dead Man's Squall · 6. The Quiet One · 7. Game of Masks · 8. Dread on Arrival · 9. True Potential · 10. Big Trouble, Little Ninjago
Season 9
Hunted
1. Firstbourne · 2. Iron & Stone · 3. Radio Free Ninjago · 4. How to Build a Dragon · 5. The Gilded Path · 6. Two Lies, One Truth · 7. The Weakest Link · 8. Saving Faith · 9. Lessons for a Master · 10. Green Destiny
Season 10: March of the Oni 1. TBA · 2. TBA · 3. TBA · 4. TBA
Ninjago Second 2019 Installment 1. TBA
Unknown Ninjago 2020 Installment 1. TBA

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