How to play
Each player needs a Ninjago character and the matching Character Card, three weapons - one of which must be a Golden Weapon - and at least four Battle Cards (optional) per player. More than four cards can be combined into a battle deck, but no duplicate cards may be present.
Each player sets up their Ninjago Spinner on a flat surface. Both players stand their characters on their spinners, and then takes four cards from their battle deck (or the four that came with the spinner, if they don't have enough for a battle deck). The characters say "Ninja, Go!" and spin their spinners. If no one is knocked off, a spinner stops, someone loses a weapon, both are knocked down, or the spinner falls off the table or is knocked outside the arena, then the players must redo the spin. When one player knocks the other off of his spinner, then the opponent gives up his weapon or uses a Battle Card to avoid it. Play continues until one player has all three of the opponent's weapons. At this point, the game is over. Weapons and Battle Cards are returned to their owner.
When using the printable Spinjitzu arena, players must spin from one of four starting points, two on each side. Also, Trap battle cards must be played in the designated areas.
- You can also play spinners in the apps, Ninjago: Spinjitzu Scavenger Hunt and LEGO Ninjago: Rise of Snakes (App).
- More tips and information can be accessed on the Ninjago.com website using this link: http://ninjago.lego.com/en-us/TrainingVideos/271658.aspx
- Spinners don't appear after the 2012 wave. The reason for this is unknown.