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Borg Tower (briefly Garmadon Tower) is located near the center of New Ninjago City, where the final battle took place. The tower is currently the tallest building in the city, standing at over 100 floors high. It was built by Cyrus Borg, who also invented the Nindroids. Borg Tower was where the Digital Overlord began his quest to corrupt the Nindroids and become the Golden Master. After fulfilling said purpose, he staged a final fight against the Ninja right by the tower. The battle ended with Zane sacrificing himself to vanquish the dark lord.

For several years, Borg Tower dominated the skyline of Ninjago City. When the Sons of Garmadon raided the building and stole the Mask of Vengeance, Lloyd intervened and fought against them. After Lord Garmadon was resurrected, he conquered Ninjago City and defaced the outside of the building with a corrupt, black and purple color scheme. Borg Tower now serves as his personal headquarters.

History

Serpentine Wars

Though not physically present, the Borg Tower was seen by both Krux and Master Wu as a vision of it was seen inside of the time vortex before it closed, where it would ultimately tell the exact time of when Acronix would return to Ninjago; forty years into the future.

Construction

After the events of "Rise of the Spinjitzu Master," Cyrus Borg began constructing Borg Tower where the Overlord was defeated. It was finished sometime before the events of "The Surge", and is now a main location of New Ninjago City.

The Surge

Borg Tower was set as the destination of a field trip set up by Master Wu, his four Ninja heroes, and Nya for the children at Master Wu's Academy that day, and they took a non-futuristic school bus (due to Wu's preferring non-futuristic transportation) to the Tower and entered for a tour. There, they met Cyrus Borg and P.I.X.A.L., who led the students, Wu, and Nya on the rest of the tour while Cyrus took the Ninja to his office. After giving them a statue of him containing the Techno Blades and new ninja suits, the Ninja took to the elevator. Soon after, a mysterious virus infected Borg Tower, infecting all the machinery including P.I.X.A.L. in an effort to stop the Ninja from escaping. P.I.X.A.L. informed them that their tour "ends here," with her and the machinery trying to kill Nya, Wu and the children. All of them made it past the machines, taking out some of them in the process, and eventually everything including P.I.X.A.L was disinfected. The virus remained in Borg Tower's digital system, corrupting Cyrus Borg (mainly his "spider-legs") and taking over the whole Tower (and New Ninjago City). He reinfected P.I.X.A.L., and Borg Tower remained infected for the rest of the episode.

The Art of the Silent Fist

Back at Borg Tower, the virus still lurks in its digital system using an infected P.I.X.A.L. to get it free. However, now that he can control Cyrus Borg's spider-legs, the virus has other plans.

Once Zane has shut down New Ninjago City's power source, Borg Tower is shut down along with the rest of the city.

Blackout

In and under Borg Tower is a series of events that leads to trying to retrieve the virus and the retrieving of Cyrus Borg somewhere inside the tower's assembly lines. Sensei Wu is then turned into Techno Wu in the tower.

In a mysterious stranger's room under the Tower, the virus and the stranger must find out how to make sure they can capture the Green Ninja for his golden powers.

The Curse of the Golden Master

The Tower only makes small cameos here and there in the scenes in New Ninjago City.

Enter the Digiverse

Borg Tower became a battle ground once again when a group of Nindroids lead by Pythor attempted to storm the tower to retrieve the Techno Blades. Aside from this, Cyrus Borg and P.I.X.A.L. were looking for a way for the Ninja to use the techno blades and reboot the system remotely.

Codename: Arcturus

At Borg Tower, Sensei Wu and Garmadon were searching all of the Tower's files for Project: Arcturus, only to find nothing about it whatsoever. As a result, all they did was remember the battle with a serpentine of the same name from a long time ago.

The Void

During the Ninjas' mission to stop the Nindroids from getting the Golden Weapons, the tower was used as the base of operations until the Nindroids took control forcing the team to abandon the base and get to Garmadon's Monastery.

The Titanium Ninja

The mission for the nindroids was completed for them and The Overlord transformed into the Golden Master. The nindroids used Borg Tower's Factory to create the mech for the Overlord. After the mech was completed and the events of the nindroid assault, Borg Tower was reclaimed to Cyrus Borg.

The Invitation

Lloyd runs a simulation to try and obtain a replica of the Golden Armor within Borg's office.

The Mask of Deception

Mr. E and some other members of the Sons of Garmadon infiltrate Borg Tower to steal the Oni Mask of Vengeance, which was hidden in a secret compartment.

Iron & Stone

Radio Free Ninjago

Notes

  • Borg Tower appears in the background of the "Ninjago City" level of LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin.
  • In Season 9, the Borg Tower was taken over by the Sons of Garmadon and it was used as their base of operation.

Appearances

Gallery

Landmarks, Vehicles, and more

Locations

Ignacia · Mountains of Impossible Height · Caves of Despair · Floating Ruins · Frozen Wasteland · Ice Fortress · Forest of Tranquility · Fire Temple · Ninjago Sky · Jamanakai Village · Wildwood Forest · The Lost City of Ouroboros · The Toxic Bogs · Torchfire Mountain · Desert Pyramid · Ninjago City · Mountain of a Million Steps · Birchwood Forest · Hypnobrai Tomb · Fangpyre Tomb · Anacondrai Tomb · Constrictai Tomb · Venomari Tomb · Sea of Sand · Mountain of Madness · Mega Monster Amusement Park · Spirit Coves · Golden Peaks · Crashcourse Canyon · Glacier Barrens · Stone Army Tomb · The Dark Island · Samurai X Cave · Hiroshi's Labyrinth · Blackwood Forest · Chen's Island · Chen's Camp · Echo Canyons · Corridor of Elders · Spinjago · Stiix · Haunted Hill · Wailing Alps · Vermillion Swamps · Boiling Sea · Ninjago Island · Endless Sea · Chrono Crater (Non-canon)

Buildings

Four Weapons Blacksmith · Monastery of Spinjitzu · Lord Garmadon's Dark Fortress · Ed & Edna's Scrap N Junk · Lloyd's Treehouse Fortress · Master Wu's Academy · Kiddie Arcade · Buddy's Pizza · Wong's Costume · Hidden Workshop · Marty Oppenheimer School of Performing Arts · Concert Hall · The Serpentine's Underground Fortress · Grand Sensei Dareth's Mojo Dojo · Ninjago Museum of History · Ninjago Doomsday Comix · Temple of Light · Borg Tower · Wind Farms Power Station · Ninjago City Aquarium · Temple of Fortitude · Yang Tavern · Chen's Palace · Kryptarium Prison · Biker Tavern · Steep Wisdom · Ancient Library of Domu · Temple of Airjitzu · Hanging Temple · Borg Store · Vermillion Dome of Doom · Hono Mizu · Oni Temple · Temple of Resurrection · Dareth's Apartment · Royal Palace · Laughy's

Other Realms

Chima · Cloud Kingdom · Cursed Realm · Departed Realm · Djinjago · Realm of Madness · Realm of Oni and Dragons · Underworld

Vehicles

Destiny's Bounty (The Black Bounty · 2.0 · Destiny's Shadow) · Serpentine Bus· Serpentine Train · Ultra Sonic Raider · Samurai Mech · Samurai Mech (Stone Army) · Fire Mech · Earth Driller · Warrior Bike · Garmatron · Wu's Rickshaw · Wu's Ship · Golden Mech · Kai Fighter · Hover-Copter · Lightning Offroader · Destructoid · Proto Sam-X · X-1 Prototype · Chen's Ferry · D.B. Express · Condrai Crusher · Jungle Raider · Blade-Copter · Chen's Blimp · ElectroMech · Clouse's Earth Mech · Roto Jet · R.E.X. · Salvage M.E.C. · Chain Cycle · Mech-enstein · Titan Mech · Nya's Bike · Kai's Bike · Misfortune's Keep · Vermillion Racer · Raid Zeppelin · Sky Shark · Ultra Stealth Raider · Titanium Ninja Tumbler · Rock Roader · Oni Bike · Zane's Bike · Desert Lightning · Samurai VXL · Iron Doom · Vermillion Invader · Ninja Nightcrawler · Dieselnaut · Katana V11

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

Ninjago Island · Ninjago City · Ninjago High School

Other

Imagination · Blade Cup · Illuma-Swords · Map of the Golden Weapons · Map of Dens · Violet Berry Soup · Starfarer · Celestial Clock · Helmet of Shadows · Obsidian Glaive · Blind Man's Eye · Realm Crystal · Temporal Vortex · Cliff Gordon's Guide to Wooing Women · BorgWatch · Dapper Dan · Oni Masks (Vengeance · Deception · Hatred) · Dragon Armor (Helmet · Chestplate · Shield · Dragonbone Blade)