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“Skylor's right. Look at her. She could have inherited her father Chen's evil empire and rule the world, but instead dedicated her life to spending her day bent over a hot stove to provide low-cost, quality noodles to the people of Ninjago City.”
Nya to Kai about Skylor in "Secrets Discovered"

Skylor Chen[1] is the current Elemental Master of Amber and the daughter of the late Master Chen. Born with her mother's Elemental Power, Amber, Skylor was raised by Chen on his island while mastering her powers. Under her father's command, she partook in the Tournament of Elements and served as Chen's spy to stir tension between the ninja and the Elemental Masters. Skylor's growing affections for Kai led her to betray her father, but he ultimately managed to turn his army into Anacondrai. Skylor joined the ninja and the other Elemental Masters in a fight with her father's army at the Corridor of Elders. The conflict ended when Garmadon sacrificed himself to curse her father's army. Following the battle, Skylor took over the family business and began working at Chen's noodle house in Ninjago City.

When Nadakhan imprisoned the other Elemental Masters in the Djinn Blade, Skylor and Jay were the only ones left free. Jay created a rag-tag team to raid Djinjago, with Skylor being a member. Due to Jay's final wish, recent events were undone and Skylor was never called into action. Later, Skylor was visited by Kai and Nya when they suspected their parents were villains. Skylor consoled them, having gone through the same situation, although theirs proved to be different.

At some point after this and before the supposed demise of the original ninja, Skylor regained her powers. She and the other Elemental Masters rescued Lloyd and the others, forming a new team in a bid to resist Lord Garmadon's oppressive rule. She, along with Dareth, Lloyd, Nya, and Mystake survived an attack by the Sons of Garmadon that captured the rest of the resistance. Mistake and Skylor eventually went to Garmadon with the intent of Skylor stealing his power of Destruction and Creation to hopefully stop his Colossus. While Skylor was successful, Mystake is incapacitated and killed by Garmadon. Skylor and Garmadon fight for control over the Colossus, with Garmadon victorious as the power, overwhelmed Skylor, causing her to fall sick to it. When Garmadon is eventually defeated by Lloyd, and his powers disappear, Skylor returns to normal health and is overjoyed to see Kai, who had returned from an alternate realm with the other ninja. She is then hailed as a hero of Ninjago for her part during the takeover.

History

Background

Skylor was born to the previous Elemental Master of Amber. At one point, she unlocked her True Potential.[2]

Tournament of Elements

The Invitation

Skylor's first appearance.

Accepting her father's proposal to participate in the Tournament of Elements, Skylor aided in recruiting the other Elemental Masters.[citation needed] She was present at the pier when Clouse arrived on Chen's ferry to take them to the island. Upon looking back at Kai, he became interested to learn more about her and fought in her defense when Karlof tried to fight her for her cloak. After Clouse stopped the fight, Skylor helped Kai to his feet, copying his powers in the process.

Only One Can Remain

Skylor training in her room.

When the ship docked, she was the last to get off the ship behind the ninja. Trying to impress her, Kai shoved the others out of the way, though she paid no attention to his gesture. After Chen explained the tournament rules and had his kabuki show the Elemental Masters to their rooms, Skylor formally met Kai after he discovered her room was next to his. Kai showed off his element while asking what hers was, though she didn't reply and gave a small laugh when he let the fire in his hand get out of control.

When the Tournament started, she and Kai raced towards a Jadeblade on the roof. Although she came close, Kai threw her off a balcony and went back to save her, throwing her to the Jadeblade and causing him to go after one Karlof was finding. In the throne room, she and the other ninja were shocked Karlof had the last Jadeblade but cheered after Kai took the Jadeblade and won. Later, Skylor came out of her room while Jay was coming to Kai's room and narrowly missed seeing the Blue Ninja after the Red Ninja pushed him off the balcony. After comforting Kai about what happened to Karlof, she called him lucky for having his friends to back him up. Kai then went back into his room and waited for Skylor to do the same before going back out to help Jay. Soon after, Jay found eye-holes leading to her room, and Kai, upon hearing from the Master of Lightning that she was training, went up to see her element, though Cole assumed he was falling for her. Just as they were about to leave, Jay and Kai saw Skylor blast out a jet of fire, causing them to make the false assumption that she and Kai were related.

Versus

Skylor cheering on Kai.

She didn't fight in any of the following matches, though she did worry for Kai upon seeing that he was meant to fight. She didn't see the first 2 matches between Griffin, Gravis, Neuro, and Bolobo, but saw Kai's match against Ash. Kai encountered many close calls but managed to win in the end much to Skylor's relief.

Ninja Roll

Skylor with the other Elemental Masters.

Skylor was announced as one of the opponents of the next match, where she went up against Jacob, the Master of Sound in a vase-smashing match to find the Jadeblade. As the match started, she struggled to find the Jadeblade due to Jacob sensing her movements, but she absorbed his powers and let off a sonic wave. By this point, Garmadon told the ninja her true element was Amber, the power of absorption. She nearly gets hit by darts but uses the holes they made to confuse Jacob and take the Jadeblade, winning the match. Kai cheers for her.

When the match between Lloyd and Chamille is announced, she found herself constantly helping Kai back on his feet since he couldn't skate. When the match starts, she asks him what could be gained should Lloyd be eliminated but when he says he doesn't think about it, she tells him he should before knocking him down. Throughout the match, she becomes convinced Kai being a horrible skater and indirectly sabotaging Lloyd was his way of getting him eliminated: as a result when he sabotages Chamille, she attempts to criticize him but he lashes out that ninja stay together, which she states she's not. Kai soon informs her of Chen's plan to take everyone's Elemental powers and she uses Gravity to keep the scorekeeper in check. After Lloyd wins, Chen declares he cheated, but everyone stands up for him, including Skylor who tells him if everyone quits there is no tournament. After Chamille's elimination, she warns Kai that the ninja is playing a dangerous game, and Chen will look for other ways to knock them out of the Tournament.

Spy for a Spy

Skylor using Form.

She was seen at the buffet with the other seven Masters and Garmadon when Chen decided to offer the Staff of Elements up for grabs. While dining, she finds the fortune cookie with Cole's message of breaking out with Zane, which was meant for the ninja. She then gave Kai the fortune revealing Cole had found Zane so he could still trust her; unbeknownst to her, Nya told the ninja one of their allies was a spy for Chen, putting her at risk of exposure.

In Kai's room, she accused Neuro of being the spy, revealing she absorbed his powers and nearly fought him. When Garmadon suggested everyone is checked for the Anacondrai tattoo, it soon came down to Skylor and Shade. She tried to guilt-trip Kai by saying he doesn't trust her, but he states he does; luckily for her, Shade ran off before she revealed her tattoo. She then hid her tattoo using Form and showed her back to Kai to mess with the ninja. She later told Chen about Cole and Zane's escape, acknowledging him as her father, and joined him in laughing in their possible triumph.

Spellbound

Skylor using Ice powers.

For the next round of the tournament, Skylor and the other fighters boarded a blimp and were taken high above the island. There, she was dropped out of the blimp with other finalists, then she caught a parachute and deployed it. After a little time, she landed safely on the island and started finding Nya.

A few hours later, Skylor met up with Kai agreed to search for Nya with him. After seeing the explosion from Jay's ElectroMech, Kai attempted to cross through a swamp thinking Nya was part of the explosion and Skylor offered an alternative: unfortunately, she made the mistake of freezing the water, which ultimately exposed her as the spy, as Zane wasn't in or near the competition, and she has to touch an elemental master to absorb their powers, which means she would have no way to use the element of ice without meeting him. Upon realizing this, Kai called her out and Skylor, proven guilty, sadly told him that she couldn't disobey her father, shocking Kai as he'd never thought that Skylor would be Chen's daughter, just his minion. Chen soon arrived and ordered Skylor to capture Kai, though Kai melted the ice, forcing Skylor to help her father from drowning. Kai ended up being captured and was left in shock with what Skylor had done.

The Forgotten Element

The guilt-struck Skylor unwillingly watches Kai.

In the Underground Temple, Skylor witnessed the captured Masters being chained down into position and looked away, though Kai told her Chen still needed her power. She told him she didn't have a choice in being the spy and was flattered when he asked who planned to have him fall for her as it worked. After her father took their powers, she told him to spare Kai as she saw inside his head and claimed he could be helpful in their cause: Chen saw that she liked him and granted her wish, releasing the master of Fire.

Later, she went with her father, Clouse, and Kai to see Garmadon and Nya, who were captured and chained up in the serpent's den. Upon learning Chen got Kai to turn on Lloyd, Garmadon grabbed and threatened Skylor to be released, though Chen called his bluff and he let her go: this ultimately left her angered that her father didn't even worry for her. As Chen and Clouse went ahead to plan the ceremony, Kai pulled Skylor back, not only asking her how she puts up with her father's ignorance but also told her of his plan to destroy the Staff of Elements. When Skylor asks why he'd tell her what she did, Kai states she let him go for a reason, with her feelings for him being the main reason, something she couldn't deny.

When the ceremony begins and Lloyd is brought in by Kapau and Chope, Chen has Skylor give up her powers, which leaves her with a headache. Chen proceeds to take Lloyd's Energy and has Clouse begin to recite the spell. Kai then has Skylor position herself beside him with the excuse of standing beside him in his moment of triumph. Kai then tells Chen he forgot the element of surprise, signaling Skylor to kick the Staff out of her father's hands and Kai uses it to free Lloyd, hold off the Cultists and freeze Clouse. Lloyd tells him to destroy the Staff, but Kai begins to become corrupted by its power. Just before he uses it on Lloyd and Skylor, the Elemental Masters' busts in and attack, causing him to drop the Staff. Kai grabs the Staff before Chen does and destroys it, restoring everyone's elements and allowing the ninja to capture the Cultists forcing Chen, Clouse, Eyezor, Kapau, Chope, and Zugu to escape with Skylor now their prisoner in the chaos.

The Day of the Dragon

Skylor as an Anacondrai.

Chen discovered Skylor absorbed all of the elements of the Elemental Masters and realized she could help them finish the spell. Chen had Skylor released and tried to persuade her in using the spell but Skylor noted that the spell could hurt or do worse. She was surprised when Chen expressed a nonchalant attitude towards this and realized that Chen would put her in danger just to have power. She escaped his grasp and proceeded to denounce him as pitiful for caring more about power than his own child.

Skylor sent a mental message to Neuro to warn the ninja of Chen's plans and they moved out to find her. As she escaped, she was pursued by Chen and Clouse but Garmadon and Cole held them off and while Garmadon dealt with Clouse, Chen pursued her but Kai came to her aid and with both using the power of Fire they created a smokescreen which blinded Chen's path of vision. This proved to give them time for Skylor to use the power of Form to turn into Kai and lure her father away from the area. As Kai and Skylor move to regroup with the other Masters, but they are captured by Kapau and Chope with a vengestone net. The two Cultists brought the two before Chen where they proceeded to extract the element from Skylor to finish the spell of turning him and his followers into Anacondrai, and as a result of her previous affiliation and tattoo, Skylor would transform into an Anacondrai, as well.

Once the spell was complete, Kai broke free and attacked Chen but his newly enhanced skin prevented him from being harmed and allowed him to overwhelm the Fire Ninja. Skylor came to Kai's aid and stated they needed to escape. Though put off by her new appearance at first, he agrees and the two escape.

Sometime later, Kai acceptance of her new form allows him to summon an Elemental Fire Dragon which the two rides to join up with the other Masters. They arrive after Chen's army escaped conquering Ninjago in time for Kai to support Zane's theory of facing his fear after he summoned a Titanium Dragon. Kai's encouraging words motivated the other masters, allowing them to conquer their fears to summon their own Elemental Dragons. The Elemental Masters fly back to Ninjago in order to stop Chen's forces.

The Greatest Fear of All

Skylor with the ninja and their allies.

Upon returning to Ninjago City, she was displeased as the citizens were scared of her Serpentine-like appearance, wishing she could still change forms. Kai comforted her by saying she has changed mentally. As Lloyd sent the Elemental Masters on guard patrol, she noticed her hand turning back to normal, discovering the spell was temporary. Upon arriving at the Samurai X Cave, Kai introduced her to Wu and Misako, the latter comforting her upon hearing she was Chen's daughter. She remained at the cave while the ninja, Garmadon, and Wu went to find Pythor at Kryptarium Prison. While the ninja and the Elemental Masters were chasing the Noodle trucks, she realized the trucks were pulling them away from the villages, making them fall into Chen's trap.

The Corridor of Elders

Skylor, Dareth and Kai.

After the ninja and the fighters were split up and the next Serpentine War had begun, Chen exposed Garmadon's stealing the letter, causing Wu to angrily declare him as anything but a Master, to which Skylor prevented him from attacking his brother. When everyone returned to the Samurai X Cave, Kai remarked on how fast the spell was wearing off, as purple fumes were rising from her body. She was present at the battle at the Corridor of Elders and attacked her father stating she had a few "daddy issues”.

She then witnessed Chen being cursed by Arcturus ignoring his pleas for help just as she turned human again. Later, Kai gave her an invite to join the team, but she declined as she had the Noodle House to run, but would be run for noodles, and not an underground crime. Just before being able to give him a farewell kiss, a begging Dareth barged in, with Skylor promising to reintroduce his favorite item, the Puffy Potsticker, much to his relief. After promising to keep in touch with Kai, she left.

Possession

Curseworld, Part I

Skylor in her restaurant.

True to her word, Skylor took over the family business and was serving there on New Year's Eve when Ronin was present. The two briefly discussed their pasts, to which seeing his Aeroblade reminded her of the ninja.

Skybound

Operation Land Ho!

Jay's team.

While Jay was seeking help to save the ninja, he asked Skylor for help. When he went to seek help, she was kicking someone out, presumably a rowdy customer or a thief. She joined Dareth, Echo Zane, Soto, Ronin and the Police Commissioner to get to the new Djinjago. She later grabbed a weapon and fought off the Sky Pirates while Jay got into the Djinn Blade. Later, when the ninja, Misako, and Wu were free, she and the rest of Jay's team got ready to stop Nadakhan's wedding with Nya.

The Way Back

She went with Master Wu and the rest of Jay's team to help Ninjago from the falling parts that Nadakhan used to create a new Djinjago.

The Hands of Time

Secrets Discovered

Skylor carrying noodles.

While at the Noodle House, Skylor was visited by Kai seeking advice as he had just discovered evidence suggesting that his parents were villains. Speaking from experience, Skylor reassured him that just because his parents were evil didn't mean he would fall victim to their path in life. The two were briefly interrupted by the arrival of Nya, whom was aghast to find Skylor there, as the Master of Water believed her to be the new Samurai X.

After confirming that she in fact was not the mysterious warrior, Skylor went to get the siblings noodles, only to return to find neither still had an appetite. Skylor then attempted to provide the two with some insight on the matter, but they were quickly summoned away by Lloyd. Skylor wanted to help them, but Nya cutting her off thinking she was offering them to-go boxes, leaving Skylor alone to finish the uneaten noodles.

School for Crooks

When Kai visited the Noodle House and mentioned how a new gang was supposedly recruiting members, Skylor thought back to a recent encounter with a few guys in her restaurant who had mentioned the "School for Crooks." Though Kai was planning on investigating with Zane, Skylor convinced the Master of Fire to team up with her for old times' sake.

That evening, Skylor and Kai went to the docks, where they spotted and gave chase to the cloaked figure who was presumably the leader of the criminal school. At one point during the chase, Kai used Airjitzu, a technique Skylor had not seen before, to bring himself and Skylor closer to the unknown individual.

The two finally cornered the stranger, only for him to reveal himself as Ronin. He explained that the "School for Crooks" was in fact a criminal reform course, and the gang Kai had heard about was something else entirely. Skylor and Kai bid farewell to Ronin as he mentioned his appreciation for the Noodle House's Puffy Potstickers.

Hunted

Firstbourne

Driving the garbage truck.

Skylor picks up Lloyd, Nya, Misako, P.I.X.A.L., and Dareth after Griffin, Karlof, and Shade saved them from the Sons of Garmadon.

Iron & Stone

Skylor takes the ninja and the Elemental Masters to a hideout. Lloyd asks about her powers and she reveals that her Elemental Powers have returned and says that his will soon do the same.

Radio Free Ninjago

Skylor helps Nya in building weapons that could help them fight. She helps Lloyd in infiltrating Garmadon's base before Garmadon begins to approach them, Lloyd asks her to try to combine the elements she absorbed after she states she never tried that. Skylor is successful in cloaking them from their foe but is exhausted from the act and she remarks on learning a new trick, as her friends tend to her.

They break into Ultra Violet's broadcasting room, which disrupts her show and they take control of the broadcast. Skylor watches as Lloyd gives his message before he stops after seeing his previous loss to his father, Skylor noticed this on the screen and was worried as Lloyd was shaken. However, she watched as he regained his composure and issued a challenge to his father.

How to Build a Dragon

The Resistance celebrated Lloyd's speech. They started planning on who else they could recruit to help them.

The Gilded Path

When the Sons of Garmadon attacked the Garbage Depot, the Resistance fought them. She eventually got on the armored vehicle with Lloyd, Nya, and Dareth. The Colossus stepped on them but P.I.X.A.L. attacked Garmadon, freeing them.

The remaining Resistance members try to comfort Lloyd. When they see a rat, she reveals herself to be Mystake. She told them she will explain how she was able to transform after she eats.

Two Lies, One Truth

With Ninjago City invaded by the Sons of Garmadon, the Resistance took shelter. They were shocked to hear Mystake is an Oni.

When the Sons of Garmadon started asking who seen Lloyd, Lloyd had a plan. The Resistance took out the Sons of Garmadon and surrounded Harumi.

The Weakest Link

Harumi informed the Resistance that the Sons of Garmadon would find her. Mystake and Skylor come in carrying the Oni Mask of Hatred, but Lloyd refused to use it. On the rooftop, the Resistance thought of a plan to pose Skylor as a prisoner and Mystake as her captor, being transformed into Harumi. They would be able to get close enough to Garmadon, so Skylor can copy his Elemental Power to control the Colossus.

They set their plan into action, but Garmadon was suspicious when they noticed "Harumi" didn't add that Skylor can copy Elemental Powers. They were interrupted when the real Harumi approaches them.

Saving Faith

Skylor poisoned.

Skylor touches Lord Garmadon with the help of Mystake. After escaping, she informed the rest of the Resistance about Mystake's fate and tries to use her newfound power to control the Colossus. After struggling, she was able to control Colossus for a while but was "poisoned” and rendered unresponsive.

Lessons for a Master

As Skylor is unable to escape the Colossus on her own, she is dependent on Lloyd to carry her. They made it to the Battle Wagon and hit Ultra Violet with it.

Green Destiny

When Wu and the ninja meet up with Lloyd, Nya, and Dareth in Ninjago City, Kai expresses his concern about Skylor after she is brought out of the Battle Wagon. Wu tells Nya and Dareth to look after Skylor while the others tended to defeating Garmadon and the Colossus. After Garmadon loses his power, Skylor wakes up in Kai's arms. Skylor is then seen celebrating with the ninja and the citizens of Ninjago, where she shares a sweet moment with Kai.

March of the Oni

Endings

She and several of the ninja's many other allies visited the monastery to celebrate their victory over the Omega and the other Oni.

In Shadow of Ronin (non-canon)

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Skylor is a playable character in LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin. She can be purchased for 150,000 studs after collecting her character token in Level 1: Chen's Island. Unlike her physical minifigure appearance, Skylor wears the hood she wore in Episode 35 and 36 of the television series. She uses melee attacks and possesses no special abilities.

In the Tournament app

Skylor is a playable character in LEGO Ninjago: Tournament. She can be purchased for 300,000 studs. Like Neuro and Chen, her special ability is Overload.

Relationships

Main article: Skylor's relationships

Appearance

Skylor has short eyelashes and orange lipstick on her face, with long cherry red hair in a ponytail. In Season 9, her hair became a darker shade of red.

Skylor's original appearance

She has an orange hood and suit, with black gloved hands. Her suit sports a Japanese symbol on the chest, with a light orange belt and a strap with more symbols on either side of her waist. On her Jungle hood, the Chinese symbol for "6" (六)is emblazoned above the eyeholes. From "Skybound" to "The Hands of Time", her sleeves became maroon along with her hood and she wears leather armor. In "Hunted", her arms are now gunmetal gray to match her armor, with the right half of her torso covered by it. She also wears dark red gloves and a red utility belt.

In her Anacondrai form, Skylor has purple skin covered by scales. Her hair and lips become purple as well, and her eyebrows become black. Her outfit remains the same, but with some parts of it torn, such as her arms and waist, where she has a long purple tail like the others.

In "Saving Faith," when she fought for control for Colossus, Skylor's eyes turn purple from being "poisoned." This was reversed in "Green Destiny" when Garmadon lost his powers.

Abilities and Weapons

As the Elemental Master of Amber, Skylor is able to absorb/copy another individual's powers (or multiple powers, and even combining them) by touching the person/people and use their powers for her own wishes. It is unknown for how long she can keep someone's powers with her, whether is a limited or unlimited period of time. In Season 9, it's revealed that Skylor's powers were inactive since Chen used the Staff of Elements on her in Season 4, and in the episode "Radio Free Ninjago," it's revealed there is a new abilitiy for Amber: Skylor can merge two (possibly more) elemental powers at once, as seen when she combined Shade's Shadow with Mr. Pale's Light to hide her and the Resistance from Emperor Garmadon.

During the period that Skylor had her Elemental Power inactive after Season 4, she has shown more of her fighting and acrobatic abilities prominently and used them more oftenly in Season 6 and season 9. She was able to fend off hordes of Sky Pirates in season 6 and was one of The Resistance's most powerful combatants in season 9, as she was able to beat numerous SOG members during the ambush in "The Gilded Path" and showed particular skill when facing two bikers with a single trash can lid at the end of "Two Lies, One Truth." In the sets, Skylor usually comes with a Bow-and-Arrow or a Crossbow, however, she never used any of these in the show.

Skylor is skilled enough to use many weapons, although in the show she has used more oftenly katanas in season 9 when facing the SOG and Harumi, she showed skill in using a spear when facing Jacob Pevsner in her father's Tournament of Elements. Skylor has also shown skill in using normal daily-life tools as weapons against her opponents such as a normal ladder to fight off the Sky Pirates and a trash can lid to fight two SOG members after losing her katana to Mohawk.

She also seemed skilled enough to fly in the Blade-Copter's rocketboard with ease.

Personality

At first, Skylor was shown to be distant from the other Elemental Masters, as she guilt-tripped Kai by saying that he didn't trust her and even got angry at Kai while showing him her back giving Kai some proof.

She also had guilt when she looked away when Kai was imprisoned by Master Chen and his army. However, after she developed feelings for Kai she was seeing what she was doing wrong and betrayed her father to help out the elemental masters, proving that she was capable of kindness.

In Season 5, Skylor shows kindness with Ronin and even allows him to get food for free, and states that she remembers her friends, proving that she cares for the ninja.

In Season 6 (in an erased timeline), Skylor shows a loyal side towards Jay and The Ninja Replacements, gladly siding with them in order to save her future boyfriend and her other friends from the Djinn Blade and save Nya from marrying Nadakhan. She also shows that she likes sports as she chooses to run after Sqiffy and Bucko in "Operation Land Ho!".

In Season 7, Skylor has shown sympathy towards Kai and Nya when they were struggling with the recent news that their parents were alive, even bringing them free noddles and offering help on the ninja team, though they deny.

In Season 9, Skylor returns once again, having learned about the original ninja's and Wu's "deaths" and joined Lloyd's and Nya's Resistance team. Throught the season, Skylor shows compassion and protectiveness of mainly Lloyd, her leader, whom she understood his hard time as a de-powered elemental master since she also was de-powered once, and warmed him up saying that she believes his powers will come back in time. She seemed in good terms with the other elemental masters (despite having helped her father steal their powers in the past) and had no qualms working together with Nya to build the Battle Wagon. Skylor has proved her loyalty to the Resistance (and the ninja) by copying Garmadon's power and risking her life just for the sake of Ninjago and her friends, and when the ninja returned and liberated the city from the Sons of Garmadon, Skylor was hailed as a hero and happily hugged Kai.

LEGO.com descriptions

Tournament of Elements

The beautiful but dangerous Skylor has the ability to steal the powers of other elemental fighters and make use of them herself. She seems to have a mysterious secret …and to hold an equally mysterious attraction for Kai, the Ninja of Fire.[3]

Tournament of Elements (Explore)

This mysterious beauty makes the fire in Kai flame up high. He falls for her smile in an instant, though she is very secretive about who she is and what her powers are. She does not seem to be afraid of very much. But when it comes to the kindling in Kai’s chest, this girl is cold as ice... or is she?[4]

Tournament of Elements (2017 Museum gallery)

Skylor, the mysterious Master of Amber and daughter of Master Chen, has the uncanny ability to absorb and replicate the Elemental Power of others. Her mother was an original Elemental Master. Skylor was definitely the recipient of Kai’s affections from the start. It was the strength of this bond that helped her defy her father. Not many know, but Skylor still possesses the powers of each of the Elemental Masters fighting in the Tournament of Elements. When Master Chen was banished to the Cursed Realm, she decided to take over the family noodle business and lead a quieter and normal life.[5]

Appearances

Sets

LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu

Season 4: Tournament of Elements

Season 5: Possession

Season 6: Skybound

Season 7: The Hands of Time

Ninjago: Decoded

Season 8: Sons of Garmadon

Season 9: Hunted

Season 10: March of the Oni

Books

Video games

Behind the scenes

  • The LEGO product crew came up with the idea to have a new female ninja, and the Hageman Brothers expanded on this to fully create her character.[6]
  • She is similar to Vania in that they are both female characters whose father was evil and the overall antagonist of a season, with Vania's father being Vangelis.
  • Skylor's elemental symbol is the Chinese character "六", meaning "six." This references her role as the "sixth ninja." However, she never actually became a ninja, with Nya instead becoming the sixth ninja.
    • However, Skylor may be still interested in Kai's offer of joining the ninja. In "Secrets Discovered," she was saying if Kai and Nya ever need anything just call her before being cut off by Kai and Nya.
  • Skylor's original name was Sam before it was changed.[7]
    • Her name was also originally going to be spelled "Skyler" but was changed for legal reasons.[8]
  • Tommy Andreasen's original design for Skylor was rejected by the Hageman Brothers because it was too risqué.[9]
  • A story about Skylor's mother known as Amber Legacy was created but never published.[10]
  • Skylor's appearance changed slightly for Hunted. Her hair turned into a darker shade of red, and her mouth was moved slightly lower on her face. However, this was not reflected in her Hunted Minifigure, which came in 70651 Throne Room Showdown, still with a bright red hairpiece and face similar to her previous figures.
  • She is similar to Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games Trilogy. Both use bows as their main weapon (albeit only in the sets in Skylor's case), competed in a fighting contest, and in said contest, both initially pretended to fall in love with a character (Kai and Peeta Mellark respectively) for their own gains, but later actually fell in love with said characters.
  • Her 2018 Minifigure has katanas, shurikens, and an armor piece, yet she is not shown having them in the show.
  • She is the first Ninjago Minifigure to have the utility belt piece, originally used on Batman from The LEGO Batman Movie. It would later be used for Clutch Powers in 40342 LEGO NINJAGO 2019 Minifigure Set, though in the show it did not appear as a separate piece as it did for Skylor.
  • Skylor, Killow, Harumi, Ultra Violet, Garmadon, and the First Spinjitzu Master are the only known characters to see Mystake's true form.
    • She is also the only member of the Resistance and current ninja ally to do so.
  • In the Korean shows, Skylor's name is pronounced as "Skyla."
  • The name Skylor means protection, fugitive and scholar in Danish.
  • Skylor's name is credited as "Skyler" in the fourth and fifth seasons, "Skylar" in Skybound, and correctly as "Skylor" from Hunted onward. She is uncredited in her appearance in the seventh season.
  • Each of Skylor outfits is used for two consecutive seasons. She also uses her outfit from Season 4 in Season 5, her outfit from Season 6 she also uses in Season 7 and her outfit from Season 9 she also uses in Season 10.

Trivia

  • Although she wasn't an official ninja, she had a Zukin outfit. Like the ninja's suits, it was most likely a gift from Chen, though it is unknown why none of the other masters received them.
    • Skylor lacks a Tournament outfit in both the show and sets.
  • Skylor's powers allow her the exact same abilities as the Staff of Elements, except she copies the Elemental Masters's element instead of stealing it.
  • She is referred to as a woman in The Search for Zane and School for Crooks, indicating she is at least 18 years old.
  • She is the only Elemental Master besides the ninja and Morro to appear in Possession.
  • Skylor, Chen, and Garmadon, are the only fake Anacondrai who keep their Minifigure heads, instead of gaining a snake head like the other Anacondrai warriors. This may be because she, Garmadon, and Chen did not have tattoos on their face.
  • While in the Tournament, Skylor absorbed every power of all the Elemental Masters. In the time this happened, she became the second-most powerful Master in Ninjago, next to Lloyd and before Nya.
    • However, she absorbed Zane's abilities of Ice and Cole, Jay, and Lloyd abilities off-screen. The only Elemental Master's abilities she has absorbed on-screen were Kai and Jacob's.
    • In addition, she only uses Kai's Fire, Ash's Smoke, and Chamille's Form for the majority of the fourth season, implying these are her favorite powers to use. She has used Zane's Ice[11] and Shade's Shadow[12] as well as Jacob's Sound and Gravis' Gravity.[13]
    • It was said that her element melded with the remaining elements while inside the Staff of Elements.[citation needed]
    • In "Saving Faith," she absorbed Garmadon's Destruction powers.
    • If the Time Twins still had their powers, it might have been possible for her to absorb them.[14]
    • However, if she tried to absorb the full power of the First Spinjitzu Master, it would "probably cause her to explode."[15]
  • Skylor confirmed that her powers had returned in "Iron & Stone," after having not been seen using them since becoming an Anacondrai in Tournament of Elements.
  • Skylor is an unlockable character in The LEGO Ninjago Movie Videogame. Her blind bag can be found in the level "The Uncrossable Jungle."
  • Her Tournament of Elements minifigure has a mask covering her eyes, which never appeared in the show.
  • Skylor has been a part of two teams set up by the ninja: Ninja Replacements and the Resistance. However, due to the events of Skybound being erased, she does not remember being a part of Jay's team.
  • She is one of the strongest Elemental Masters due to the fact that she can mimic other powers.
  • Skylor, along with Neuro, Shade, Karlof, Tox, Griffin Turner, and Mr. Pale, return in Hunted.
  • In "Radio Free Ninjago," it was revealed that Skylor can absorb two Elemental Powers and combine them, though this episode is her first time doing so.
  • In both seasons where she was a main character, there was at least one episode where she doesn't speak, being "Versus" and "Lessons for a Master."
  • A story on LEGO.com released alongside Season 12 imagines if Kai met Skylor in Prime Empire, only to discover it was another person using a Skylor avatar. Though it is not said who the avatar would be, the silhouette suggests it would be Unagami.[16]
  • According to Tommy Andreasen, she will play a bigger role in the future.[17]
  • According to Tommy Andreasen, "Skylor doesn't have people's powers permanently. She absorbs a limited amount that she will them deplete by using it, or the power will fade away in time. ... something which will become clear and elaborated upon in future story ;-)"[18]

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References

Characters

Ninja

Master Wu · Lloyd · Kai · Jay · Cole · Zane · Nya
Allies: P.I.X.A.L. · Misako · Dareth · Skylor · Ronin · Cyrus Borg · Falcon
Former Members: Master Garmadon

Skulkin

Generals: Samukai · Kruncha · Nuckal · Wyplash
Warriors: Frakjaw · Chopov · Krazi · Bonezai

Serpentine

Anacondrai: Pythor · Arcturus · Anacondrai generals
Hypnobrai: Skales · Slithraa · Mezmo · Rattla · Selma · Skales Jr.
Fangpyre: Fangtom · Fangdam · Fang-Suei · Snappa
Constrictai: Skalidor · Bytar · Chokun · Snike
Venomari: Acidicus · Lizaru · Spitta · Lasha · Zoltar · Snake villain
Mini-snakes: Golden Viper · Hypno Viper · Red Viper · Sly Viper · Toxic Viper · Translucent Blue Viper · Translucent Orange Viper · Translucent Purple Viper
Other: Great Devourer · Anacondrai serpent

NGTV News

Dan Vaapit · Fred Finely · Gayle Gossip · Vinny

Pirates

Leader: Captain Soto
First Mate · No-Eyed Pete

Bizarro ninja

Bizarro Cole · Bizarro Jay · Bizarro Kai · Bizarro Zane

Wu's Academy students

Brad Tudabone · Finn · Gene · Marla · Sally · Tommy

Stone Army

Creator: The Overlord
Leader: General Kozu
Giant Stone Warrior · Stone Warriors · Stone Swordsmen · Stone Scouts

Nindroids

Leader: General Cryptor
Nindroid Warriors · Nindroid Drones · Min-Droid

Anacondrai warriors

Leader: Master Chen
Clouse · Zugu · Eyezor · Kapau · Chope · Sleven · Krait
Former Members: Skylor

Elemental Masters

Current Elemental Masters: Ash · Bolobo · Chamille · Gravis · Griffin Turner · Jacob Pevsner · Karlof · Neuro · Mr. Pale · Shade · Skylor · Tox
Previous Elemental Masters: Cole's grandfather · Griffin Turner's grandparent · Jay's mother · Lilly · Master of Gravity · Master of Ice · Unknown Elemental Master · Master of Shadow · Master of Sound · Maya · Ray · Skylor's mother

Ghost Warriors

Leaders: The Preeminent · Morro
Weapon Masters: Soul Archer · Bansha · Ghoultar · Wrayth
Ghost Ninja: Attila · Hackler · Ming · Spyder · Howla · Yokai · Wooo
Ghost Warriors: Cowler · Cyrus · Ghurka · Pitch · Pyrrhus · Wail

Yang's students

Leader: Master Yang
Chris · Martin · "Chuck"

Sky Pirates

Leader: Nadakhan
Flintlocke · Delara · Dogshank · Doubloon · Monkey Wretch · Clancee · Bucko · Cyren · Skeleton figurehead
Former Members: Sqiffy

Ninjago City Police

Police Commissioner · Tommy · Simon · Noonan · O'Doyle · Jimmy · Police Officer · Night Watchman

Djinns

Khanjikhan · Nadakhan · Nadakhan's mother

Shadow Army

Leader: Clouse

Vermillion

Leaders: Acronix · Krux
Supreme Commander Machia · Commander Raggmunk · Commander Blunck · Slackjaw · Rivett · Tannin · Vermin · Buffmillion

Sons of Garmadon

Leaders: Lord Garmadon · Harumi
Generals: Killow · Mr. E · Ultra Violet
Luke Cunningham · Chopper Maroon · Mohawk · Skip Vicious · Nails · Sawyer · Scooter · Buffer · "Snake Jaguar" · Colossus

Royal Family

Emperor of Ninjago · Empress of Ninjago · Princess Harumi · Hutchins · Royal Guards

Dragon Hunters

Leader: Heavy Metal
Jet Jack · Daddy No Legs · Muzzle · Chew Toy · Arkade · Skullbreaker · Stalwart Dangerbuff · Otto Pilot · Talon · Nitro · "Rocky Dangerbuff" · "Dangerbuff Junior"
Former Members: Iron Baron

Oni

Leader: The Omega

Pyro Vipers

Leader: Aspheera
Char · Pyro Destroyers · Pyro Slayers · Pyro Whippers
Former Members: Mambo V · Mambo's advisor

Ninjago City Council

Andrea Thomson · May Robsen

Blizzard Samurai

Leader: Ice Emperor
General Vex
Blizzard Warriors: Grimfax
Blizzard Sword Masters · Blizzard Archers

Explorers Club

Leader: Cecil Putnam
Percy Shippelton · Security guards · Smythe · Underhill
Former Members: Clutch Powers

Paperboys

Leader: Sammy
Nelson · Antonia · Leroy

Formlings

Formling Leader · Akita · Kataru · Vex

Ice Fishers

Leader: Sorla
Uthaug · Boma

Avatars/NPCs

Creator: Milton Dyer
Ballistic Missiles: Anthony Brutinelli
Chrome Domes: Hyper-Sonic
Admin Droid · Adventure-Ready Woman · Avatar Pink Zane · Okino · Racer Seven · Scott · Shifty · Successful Samurai
League of Jay: Beta Jay 137 · Dee-Jay 81 · Jaybird 64 · Jaywalkin 238

Unagami's army

Leader: Unagami
Red Visors: Red 27 · Red 29
Avatar Harumi · Sushimi · Hostess · Sushimi's sushi chefs
Allies:The Mechanic · Henchmen · Ultra Violet · Captain Soto · Richie · Ritchie

Whack Rats

Leader: Atta the Ratta
Richie · Ritchie

Henchmen

Cece

Awakened Warriors

Leader: Skull Sorcerer
Skull of Hazza D'ur

Sky Folk

Vangelis · Queen Vania · Engelbert
Winged Guards of Shintaro: Hailmar

Munce

Leader: Queen Murtessa
Murt · Moe · Munce Sentries

Geckles

Leader: Chancellor Gulch
Gleck · Gliff · Groko · Garpo · Ginkle · Mr. Wise

Upply

Fungus · Korgran · Plundar

Keepers

Leader: Chief Mammatus
PoulErik · Rumble Keepers · Thunder Keepers

Merlopians

Leader: King Kalmaar
King Trimaar · Benthomaar · Gripe · Glutinous

Other classifications

Ghosts · Humans · Nindroids (ninja faction)

Other groups/sub-groups

Elemental Alliance · Fast Chickens · Kryptarium inmates · Ninja Replacements · The Resistance · The Resistance (Never-Realm) · The Royal Blacksmiths · Sons of the First Spinjitzu Master · Spin Harmony · Stranded ninja · Time Twins · Treble Makers

Families

Cole's family · Jay's family · Kai and Nya's family · Lloyd's family · Skylor's family · Zane's family

Non-canon

Barracudox · Cardinsto · Carridi · Cece · Christina · Chuck · Claire · Diaman · Eileen · Gahrann the Dreamer · Genn · Green Screen Gary · Hai · Hibiki · Jesper · Kaito · Kirchonn the Invincible · Lar · Lloyd Garmadon (The LEGO Movie) · Mask of Malice · Mei · Moe · Neido · Phantom Ninja · Quartet of Villains · Rachel Sparrow · Mr. Righty Tighty · Seliel · Seliel's father · Six-Armed Warriors · Snake villain · Spinjago Citizen · Suzie Wheeler · Time Ninja · Tito · Zoltar
Ninjago Magazine: Buffer · Nitro · Sawyer · Scooter · Talon · Master Whoosh · Mr. Wise

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Other

Announcer · Auto · Bank Boss · Beavers · Benny · Dr. Berkman · Bob the Intern · Cathy · Circus Clown · Cliff Gordon · Construction workers · Cook · Cragger · Dr. Julien · Echo Zane · Ed · Edna · First Spinjitzu Master · Fenwick · The Fold · Fugi-Dove · Fugi-Dove's brother · Grumbmiller · Hageman · Hageman Brothers · Harumi's father · Harumi's mother · Jake · Jamanakai villagers · Jay Vincent · Johnny · Juggernaut · Korgran's father · Laval · Lou · Lumberjacks · Magician · Mascots · Michael Kramer · Milton Dyer's father · Miss Demeanor · Monks · Motorcycle Mechanic · Mrs. Dyer · Mystake · Museum Curator · News Reporter · Nindroid Sentries · Ninjago City's Mayor · Ninjago soldiers · Nobu · Patty Keys · Postman · Prison guards · Repo Man · Restaurant Owner · Rice farmers · Robot dogs · Robo Usher 3000 · Roise · Rufus McCallister · Security guards · Security guards (Borg Industries) · Sentry General · Ship Captain · Skeleton · Stone Golems · Sybex Tribe · Tai-D · Talent show judges · Tour Guide · Twitchy Tim · Vlad Tutu · Warden Noble · Dr. Yost

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