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* EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks : The Aquasharks, the first badguy faction. Fittingly enough, they had shark-shaped submarines and often kept sharks as either pets or trained attack drones (how ever that worked...).


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* HotSubOnSubAction: The theme is effectively about warring underwater factions who use submarines for just about everything. This is inevitable.


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* RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: The color scheme for the villainous Aquashark faction.


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* ThreateningShark: The Aquasharks, the first badguy faction. Fittingly enough, they had shark-shaped submarines and often kept sharks as either pets or trained attack drones (how ever that worked...).


* PowerCrystal: Speculated to be one of the uses of hydrolator crystals. In some countries, they were explicitly stated to be energy crystals. Amusingly, they used the exact same crystal piece as the later Energy Crystals of ''Franchise/RockRaiders''.

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* PowerCrystal: Speculated to be one of the uses of hydrolator crystals. In some countries, they were explicitly stated to be energy crystals. Amusingly, they used the exact same crystal piece as the later Energy Crystals of ''Franchise/RockRaiders''.''Toys/RockRaiders''.

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* SomethingNauts: Two of the factions are the Aquanauts and Hydronauts, which, given the suffix "naut" means "sailor", is amusingly redundant.


''LEGO Aquazone'' was a Franchise/{{LEGO}} [[Toys/LEGOThemes theme]] which ran from 1995 to 1998, following the idea of deep-sea mining and exploration in a futuristic setting. The storyline revolved around opposing groups of deep-sea explorers and divers competing for the natural resources the sea floor had to offer. Along with [[AwesomeButImpractical undersea mining]], the resources they sought were "hydrolator crystals", shiny silver [[CaptainObvious crystals]] with ambiguous properties.

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''LEGO Aquazone'' was a Franchise/{{LEGO}} [[Toys/LEGOThemes theme]] which ran from 1995 to 1998, following the idea of deep-sea mining and exploration in a futuristic setting. The storyline revolved around opposing groups of deep-sea explorers and divers competing for the natural resources the sea floor had to offer. Along with [[AwesomeButImpractical undersea mining]], the resources they sought were "hydrolator crystals", shiny silver [[CaptainObvious crystals]] crystals with ambiguous properties.

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''LEGO Aquazone'' was a Franchise/{{LEGO}} [[Toys/LEGOThemes theme]] which ran from 1995 to 1998, following the idea of deep-sea mining and exploration in a futuristic setting. The storyline revolved around opposing groups of deep-sea explorers and divers competing for the natural resources the sea floor had to offer. Along with [[AwesomeButImpractical undersea mining]], the resources they sought were "hydrolator crystals", shiny silver [[CaptainObvious crystals]] with ambiguous properties.

Throughout its run, ''Aquazone'' featured a number of split factions all going for the crystals. The Aquanauts, Aquaraiders[[note]]no relation to the later Toys/LEGOAquaRaiders theme[[/note]] and Hydronauts were the protagonist groups, and were opposed by the Aquasharks and [[MeaningfulName Stingrays]]. The line sported quite a diverse range of sets over the years, including two-wheeled car-size submarines to drive along the ocean floor, various vehicles with magnet or pincer tipped gooseneck style arms, and submarines built to look as closely like giant sharks/rays/crabs as possible. RuleOfCool indeed.

A total of 28 sets were produced for the ''Aquazone'' line over its years of existence, the bulk of which were made in 1998. Compared to some of its contemporaries, such as ''Toys/LEGOAdventurers'', it's actually a surprisingly small figure for such a longevous theme.

You can take a look at the various sets [[http://guide.lugnet.com/set/?qc=*aquazone here]].

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!!Tropes used in Aquazone:
* AnimalMecha : The Aquanauts and Aquasharks had relatively realistic submarines, but often heavily inspired by the body structure of various marine creatures. The Stingrays took the animal motifs even further and their subs had a far more pronounced naturalistic shape.
* ColourCodedForYourConvenience: Sets belonging to the same group normally shared basic colors, color-schemes.
* DetachmentCombat: The larger subs of the Stingrays had the ability to separate into smaller underwater crafts.
* EnemyMine: An Aquazone-themed comic in the LEGO Mania Magazine had the Aquanauts and Aquasharks teaming up against the Aquaraiders.
* EverythingsEvenWorseWithSharks : The Aquasharks, the first badguy faction. Fittingly enough, they had shark-shaped submarines and often kept sharks as either pets or trained attack drones (how ever that worked...).
* EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods: Many sets came with octopuses. They usually guarded the crystals, but at least one comic depicts one helping the good guys.
* EvilIsCool: Well, InUniverse, one could argue... The design team clearly put more effort into designing more interesting and unique set designs for the Stingrays and Aquasharks than they did for the heroic factions.
* HookHand: Some of the antagonists had a translucent green one.
* InformedAttribute: The American LEGO Club magazine once said that the Stingray characters were ''terrible'' sub builders, despite the awesomeness of sets such as the Sea Creeper and the Stingray Stormer.
* PowerCrystal: Speculated to be one of the uses of hydrolator crystals. In some countries, they were explicitly stated to be energy crystals. Amusingly, they used the exact same crystal piece as the later Energy Crystals of ''Franchise/RockRaiders''.
* RuleOfCool: Seriously, ''submarines shaped like sharks and rays''.
* ScienceHero: The Aquanauts/Hydronauts, who were defined as the good guys, researching marine life and protecting the seas from the Aquashark and Stingray pirates.
* SigilSpam: All the factions had at least one or two large logos of theirs on any given sub. The Aquanauts in particular.
* SpiderLimbs: Subs generally used flexible arms to grab stuff. They were equipped either with claws or functioning magnets.
* SpiritualSuccessor: 2007's Toys/LEGOAquaRaiders and 2010's Toys/LEGOAtlantis don't bear the Aquazone subtitle, but are clearly in the same vein. Aquazone itself is sort of a [[{{Spinoff}} Spiritual Spinoff]] of Toys/LEGOSpace.
* SubStory
* SubmarinePirates: Both badguy factions, the Aquasharks and Stingrays.
* UnderTheSea
* UnderwaterBase
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