- "I ain't your spy and I ain't your friend, either!"
- ―Shade before escaping from an interrogation
Shade is the descendant of the Elemental Master of Shadow. Because of this, he is invited to the Tournament of Elements, where he must fight other Elemental Masters. In "Only One Can Remain", he was mentioned by Chen during a meeting with the Elemental Masters.
- His torso is similar to Roman Commander, but in different colours.
- The wolf symbol in his torso is similar to the one from Legends of Chima.
- He was thought to be Chen's spy before it was revealed that Skylor was the spy.
- He may be based off Noob Saibot from Mortal Kombat.
- His minifigure comes with a pair of swords that he has yet to use on the show or in video games.
- Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu