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Turtles in the woods by Spyruto99 Turtles in the woods by Spyruto99
I FOUND THIS ON TMNT CENTRAL!! crystalhorns.tumblr.com/post/8… and forums.thetechnodrome.com/show…

It says, "Image in TMNT: The Ultimate visual history. 

It’s a concept art image of what sort of changes the Turtles are going to undergo once they evacuate the city and are forced to live in the woods.


According to the concept art it says the Turtles would be undergoing a vision quest that would encourage them to forge new weapons for themselves and also confront their deepest fears. They are also going to have connection to an element. 

It’s not going to be like the Turtles are suddenly going to get the ability to bend elements, sorry Avatar fans. 

Each of the turtles has taken to wear a hood or cloak of some sort. Except for Mikey who has taken to wearing a bandanna that covers the upper portion of his face alla the Turtle Tots from 2k3. 

Raph is connected with fire, and seems to have a tube that shoots fire that comes out from the wrappings around his wrist. His mask looks like it covers his head much like Mikey’s does. However it hangs down the sides of his face like Wolverine’s mask does. His new weapons are a Tagaki, which are a set of hand held Wolverine type claws. 

Leo is connected with wind. His mask is normal, but in he has a cloak that hoods over his head and wraps around his upper body. Unlike his brothers he still carries his trademark weapons, his swords. However instead of carrying them holstered on the back if his shell. He carries them at his side like a Samurai carries his swords. He also is armed with a bo and arrow.

Donnie and Mikey seem to be both connected the element of Earth. As they both have corollary elements. 

Then again in Asia the elements of Earth, Air, Fire, & Water are depicted as Fire, Wood, Metal, Earth, Water. 

Wood at times being connected to wind. 

Donnie is connected to the Mountains which could indicate a connection to the element of earth, or the element of metal. We wears a hooded cloak like he is in the story board. Donnie no longer has his eye mask but he wears a skull like mask that is similar to Casey Jones mask, except his is made of stone. He also has white stripes painted on his arms, legs and possibly his body, as a type of camouflage. Donne also welds a hammer and an Ono Ax. 

Mikey is connected to forest so by that regard he is connected to the element of wood. He has a mask that covers the whole top of his head, he also has leafy green camouflage on his face. Unlike his brothers he doesn’t have a cloak or a hood, but sode (spalders) teko (gauntlet) and Kogake (Sabatons) that look as though they are made from tree bark. He also no longer carries his Nunchucks but Kama sickles.
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WeirdPaperBag Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
WHY IS DONNIE IMPERSONATING CASEY?!?!?!?!
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KatanaBerry Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Maybe because he taught April likes Casey so he impersonate him so April can like him more lol
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Spyruto99 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
No idea
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xHylianKnightx Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
The kanji marked beside their picture is the 4 elements all warriors should have. It is part of the Furinkazan, which is the battle standard of Takeda Shingen (a feudal Japanese Warlord). The rough translation is Swift as Wind, Conquer like Fire, Immovable like Mountain and Silent as Forest. So water isn't part of that elemental group. :)

I think all of their elements suit them well, though I could also see Leo & Mikey swapped, since Leo can certainly be silent, and Mikey has good speed. This was pretty awesome, thank you for sharing!
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Spyruto99 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
That's SO cool!!!
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xHylianKnightx Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
I was also very surprised! Since I train in that martial arts style! Which makes me really look forward to Season 3! :D
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Spyruto99 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
What styles? I use to do Tae Kwon Doe
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xHylianKnightx Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
I study Daito-Ryu~ :) We also have an extensive weapons curriculum, so I specialize in weaponry like swordsmanship, etc.~ :)

I'm happy to hear you did some Tae Kwon Doe, I love martial arts quite a bit, so props to you!
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Spyruto99 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
I had to stop due to some back problems
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xHylianKnightx Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
I'm sorry to hear that... I get random injuries too throughout training, but nothing critical yet. :(

I hope you've managed to find other fun pastimes. :)
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