Hau Nuva
Hau Nuva
Mask of Shielding
Power(s)Gives user enhanced Shielding
Notable Wearer(s)The Toa Nuva
PronunciationHOW NOO-vah

The Hau Nuva was the Kanohi Nuva Mask of Shielding. It allowed its wearer, as well as anyone beside them, to shield themselves. The Mask's exclusive ability to shield others was an exclusive Kanohi Nuva power.
However, the Hau Nuva still did not protect the user from ambushes or mental attacks. And, in addition to this, molecular disruption couls penetrate the shield.
A Hau Nuva could be formed when a Kanohi Hau, that is either destined to be transformed, or is worn by a being who is destined to transform when submerged into Energized Protodermis. Only Toa Nuva can activate this mask.

Example Usage

Tahu Nuva used his Hau Nuva to shield Gali, Onua and himself from the attacks of the Mistika Makuta in Comic 13: Swamp of Shadows.

Known Wearers


VahiIgnikaMask of Creation


PehkuiMask of ClairvoyanceKualsiMask of EmulationMask of GrowthMask of Rahi Control
JutlinAvsaFelnasMohtrek ShelekCrast
Other: Golden KanohiInfected KanohiCopper Mask of Victory
Mask of Elemental EnergyAvohkiiKraahkan
Mask of Light and ShadowKirilRodeOlmakOlisi
Mask of IntangibilityMask of Possibilities
Mask of PsychometryMask of MutationMask of Charisma
Mask of AdaptationMask of AgingMask of BiomechanicsMask of ConjuringMask of FusionMask of IncomprehensionMask of ReboundingMask of Sensory AptitudeMask of ScavengingMask of Undeath

Kanohi Nuva:

Hau NuvaKaukau NuvaMiru NuvaKakama NuvaPakari NuvaAkaku NuvaAki NuvaRua Nuva

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