|Featured Article |
This article was the Featured Article of the Month, meaning it is one of the best articles on the wiki and the subject of this article won the award(s) of Best Featured Article of 2015 at the Mixels Wiki Fans' Choice Awards 2015!
|Last Appearance||Nixel, Nixel, Go Away|
|Nicknames (aka)|| Dolts (King Nixel)|
Dimwits (King Nixel)
Dunderheads (King Nixel)
|Tribe||Many different tribes of Mixels|
|Gender Preference||Non-binary (still refer to themselves in gendered pronouns)|
|Special Features|| Varies|
Ability of mixing together
Mixels are a type of species and the main protagonists in the Mixels franchise.
Each Mixel is assigned to an element or theme which is divided into tribes, such as ice, electricity, rock, fire, and more. They live all throughout the Mixelverse. Their enemies are the Nixels, dark and uncreative creatures who want to ruin fun and creativity. Certain tribes have an unknown number of Mixels, at least over three or six of them.
Judging from their structure, Mixels may possibly be cyborgs, as they have organic parts, but appear to have robotic skin and gaskets. However, many sources refer to them as "monsters", possibly as a catch-all term.
Torts once had a broken leg in one of the LEGO stop motion shorts, showing that some Mixels have a skeletal structure. A skull is also seen held by one of the Kraw & Gobba Mixes in Vaudeville Fun. Even more evidence is that Skulzy's appearance and name are based on a skull.
Mixels are known to have hearts, as mentioned by Footi in the episode Murp Romp. This is also hinted in Skrubz's bio stating that he has "heart-starting defibrillator arms." It is confirmed in Nixel, Nixel, Go Away, as a diagram of the Mixel body in an operation room using Burnard highlights the area of the heart.
Naut mentions the Orbitons' belief that the Glowkies want to steal their souls and eat their entrails.
Mixels have organic tongues, most noticeably in the Lixers, but some of their tongues come in different colors than normal ones, like Mesmo's purple one, Globert's light cyan one, or Glurt's black one. Some Mixels have bigger tongues than others', such as Glurt, Jawg, and Gobba, and even larger or longer ones, such as Tungster or Turg.
Mixels have organic teeth. They can break like human teeth, as Chomly had to replace one of his with a gold one due to chipping, and Krader's teeth were shown breaking in Cookironi, but this was purely for humor. A Mixel's teeth can be uneven, sharp, buck-toothed, peg-shaped, small, large, yellowed, or in some cases, shaped like a human's.
Mixels have buttocks. This is shown in Hot Lava Shower when Krader's buttocks become visible from being burnt by an overheated toilet. They also go to the bathroom, also proven by Krader, which means that they have digestive systems. This is also further hinted by Vaka-Waka's bio, which states that Waka "handles the food output, whether he likes it or not".
Also, Teslo has a water fountain in his house, as seen in Hot Lava Shower. Tentro drinks from a water bottle when exercising with Teslo in Murp Romp, and a jug of what appears to be lemonade can be seen on the table Zaptor was standing next to in Epic Comedy Adventure. These instances make it likely that they have organs to urinate out of.
Mixels, while organic, have robotic skin. This is known because of Teslo's Volt-o-Meter, jet-packs and gears seen on some Mixels, and their skin constantly being shown to be shiny, especially in artwork. Despite this, it's still as flexible as normal skin. The Klinkers, on the other hand, are more robotic and make metal creaking and hydraulic hissing noises when they move.
Mixels are known to have cheeks, which was first seen on the Mixel known as Snax, and secondly seen on Trumpsy. However, they are the only Mixels to currently have (visible) cheeks. Flain's, Zorch's, Krader's, Volectro's and Zaptor's cheeks were only visible while they were eating in Cookironi. Lunk's cheeks were also visible when he ate some Hamlogna Sandwiches in Murp Romp. Nurp-Naut's and Meltus's cheeks were visible when he ate popcorn in Mixel Moon Madness and in the same episode, Flamzer's cheeks could be seen when he ate a Mixmallow.
However, blowing a gasket is also a saying that means losing your temper, which means Mixels could very well be organic.
Chomly, Jawg, and Glurt all have the tendency to drool often, proving they have saliva. In Every Knight Has Its Day, Mixadel creates a spitball and shoots it at Globbie to take his seat and show dominance.
As shown in clips in Calling All Mixels, Mixels do have feelings, and are shown to be happy or upset. Mixels have also shown feelings in the cartoon. Each Mixel also has their own personality.
An example of Mixels being sad is Mailman, when Shuff cried after throwing the Teddy Butterfly at the ground, and Krader crying in Murp after realizing that he would not be able to cross the river to get to the party. Another example is Mixel Moon Madness, where first Meltus, then later his brothers, cried when they felt homesick on Mixel Moon and later, after hearing that they didn't exist, the Glowkies and the Orbitons as well.
It is highly likely that Mixels can feel pain; in Cookironi, Vulk screams when he was zapped by the lightning rod of Zaptor, and when the Flain/Krader Murp accidentally engulfed itself in flames, it screamed in, most likely, pain. Also, in the episode Rockball, after being crushed by the rock, Shuff reacts in pain after he pulls the rock off. Another example is when the Glomp & Hoogi Mix slammed into the advertisement sign for the Wiztastics show in Murp Romp the two unmixed and appeared to be in pain.
As shown in the story Glomp's Gooey, Sneezy Cold!, Mixels have the ability to contract illnesses, such as bad colds. Glomp is also stopped up with a milder constant cold at all times, while Lunk and Meltus suffer from allergies.
Mixels have an aging process, as shown through Nurp-Naut, with one of his faces having the mind of an infant, and the other having the mind of an elder. Balk also once celebrated his birthday in the episode Elevator. In the episode Pothole, when Zaptor is protesting about the potholes on the sideroad, he mentions that there are both young and old Mixels. Also, Snax's bio states, "...a big, wided-eyed kid..." proving that Mixels can be younger and older than each other. The Mixopolis Middle School also shows that Mixels go through various age stages as well.
Oxygen tanks can be seen in Orbitopia, meaning that Mixels likely need air to breathe. At the same time, they are also able to survive indefinitely outside in the Mixelverse, though this is possibly a cartoon gag.
Mixels can be all different shapes, sizes, colors, and more. Some are based on animals, some have one eye, and some are just completely original designs. Like humans, they use teamwork to accomplish anything. They are big or small, cute and crazy creatures.
The Mixels can combine with one another in creative and unpredictable storylines.
The Mixels have the power to Mix, Max, and Murp. When they Mix, they combine two Mixels to gain new powers. Max means to combine all three Mixels from one tribe to make a giant Mixel. Murp is when something totally weird comes out of the mixing, with an all-new personality that cannot be controlled. They can do this by using objects called Cubits.
As seen in some episodes, and sometimes mentioned in various media, Mixels are known to be very smart. Despite some Mixels having a high quality of intelligence. Also, some Mixels, like Balk, have little intelligence.
One example of a Mixel using his intelligence is in Changing a Lightbulb, where Teslo is seen teaching the other two Electroids on how to change a light-bulb, until the light-bulb shatters, darkening the room. The Electroids then think about which plan would be suitable for replacing the light-bulb. Teslo soon gets the idea to Max.
Another example is seen at Mixels.com, the descriptions for some Mixels tell that they apparently have intelligence.
Despite clear male and female differences, Mixels are non-binary. Rather, they are merely male-presenting or female-presenting, with preferred pronouns that classify who they identify as. 
For the longest time, there had only been male-identifying Mixels. However, it had been known that females exist to some degree, as mentioned by the Vulk, Shuff, Slumbo, Jawg, Tentro, & Footi Murp in Mixel Moon Madness, and shown in a reocurring Mix.
According to Dribbal, female-identifying Mixels do exist, as he mentioned that his "grandmother [had a Mixelroid]."
Mixels are able to reproduce, as mentioned in Don't Pull The Plug!, where one of the lyrics mentions a law "being handed down", implying that the current Glowkies are not the original generation. Also, in A Quest for the Lost Mixamajig, Dribbal mentions that he has a grandmother. In the same episode, Jinky mentions that the Klinkers are a dynasty, meaning that ownership of the company (and possibly leadership of the tribe) has been passed down in the family. As well, the King is the father of Camillot. Plus, Sharx states that he has a "great-great-great-grandmixel."
Some Mixels work for and maintain jobs, as shown with Zorch and Slymee being mailmen, Kramm being the owner of the Weldos' construction company, and Gox being the owner of the Klinkerton company. Various Mixels also have jobs around Mixopolis, such as policemen.
Yet again as seen in several episodes, not all Mixels are the same. A few Mixels are unique in the fact that they do not possess a high level of intelligence and behave like primitive creatures. However, they seem to have some form of intelligence due to their actions in most episodes.
Mixels do need rest. Some Mixels, prominently Slumbo and Lunk, are sleepy and lazy-moving. At the same time, in Mixel Moon Madness, Nurp-Naut was revealed to have a bedroom, and Rokit was just about to tell Nurp goodnight until he had to tell him a bedtime story because he demanded one.
NOTE: An asterisk (*) indicates the leader of the tribe. Two (**) indicates the secondary member. Three (***) indicate the tertiary member.
The main race of Mixels on Planet Mixel.
Fiery and short-tempered, but handy for a barbecue, the red-hot Infernites dwell in the Magma Wastelands near Mixel Land's core. They are two different shades of red in color.
The industrious miners known as the Cragsters live in a vast network of tunnels and caverns dug deep underground. They are grey and gold in color.
The Electroids love to tinker and experiment, and they live high up in the mountains to be closer to the lightning storms (and get crazy). They are yellow in color.
Slow-moving and chill, the Frosticons spend most of their time power napping in sub-zero temperatures. They are blue in color.
The food lovin' Fang Gang is the group with the biggest appetite, and they can get seriously crazy on an empty stomach. They are brown in color.
On the surface, they appear to be wild and dangerous, but in reality, the super stretchy Flexers are an intellectual bunch. They are orange in color.
The Glorp Corp live in swamplands, and are an adventurous tribe. They are green in color.
Mixels of the Spikels Tribe love fun. Too bad they are spiky, hence the name. They are tan in color.
This travelling magic troupe, the Wiztastics are known for putting on fantastic...no, spectacular shows! They are a purple and indigo color.
The Klinkers are brown and gold in color, and have a steampunk vibe. They also use a heavy amount of grey.
The Lixers are yellow and red in color, and have prominent tongues. They also have orange highlights.
The Weldos are yellow and grey in color, and are based on construction.
The Munchos are lavender and purple in color, and are based on a food theme.
The far out Orbitons are all geared up to explore space. The only problem is they are a little bit clumsy and don’t always know how to control their equipment. They are yellow-green, gold, and white in color.
The Glowkies are showoffs and monster-like creatures who perform in their bright cave. They are navy blue in color.
The MCPD are blue and white in color, and are based on law enforcement.
The Medivals are grey, brown and gold in color, and are based on the Middle Ages.
The Mixies are yellow and purple in color, and are based on musical instruments.
The MCFD are red, white, yellow and blue in color, and are based on fire fighting.
The Pyrratz are grey, brown, green, black and gold in color, and are based on pirating.
The Medix are mint, teal and white in color, and are based on medical workers.
The Trashoz are green, yellow, black and grey in color, and are based on city sanitation.
The Nindjas are orange and black in color, and are based on ninjitsu.
The Newzers are black, blue and yellow in color, and are based on television broadcasting.
The Misical Muxels are a band in Calling All Mixels who put on concerts. What they look like, and their names, are currently unknown.
- They love to combine anything they find in their land and also enjoy gaining new powers.
- In Calling All Mixels, all of the Series 1-3 tribes were lost and had to be reunited by Flain.
- The LEGO models are designed before the animated ones, and are also used as reference for the animated models.
- In Epic Comedy Adventure, all of the Series 1-2 Mixels (excluding the Series 1-2 tribe leaders except Jawg, whose role is taken by Gobba) temporarily turn into Nixels (brainwashed and dull versions of themselves) through the Mega Nixel Mixel Nixer.
- All Mixels have names that are puns of or derived from words that fit their personalities and appearances (such as Flain being a combination of "flame" and "brain", fitting both his smart nature and his fire element).
- The Series 1 and Series 2 tribes' theme elements were opposite counterparts of each other (Infernite's fire and Frosticon's ice, Electroid's electricity and Flexer's rubber, and Cragster's rock and Fang Gang's plant matter).
- Series 4 introduces Mixel tribes not based around elements, with the space-themed Orbitons. Later series would follow these ideas with their own tribe ideas.
- Starting with the Klinkers, a lot of the new tribes are based around occupations.
- According to Major Nixel in Mixels Rush, Mixels are at their weakest when they are on their own.
- The only non-structure features all Mixels share are eye(s).
- One of the most common Mixel colors is yellow, as it has been used for four tribes already.
- Another extremely common color scheme is grey, brown, and gold, as it has been used for three tribes already.
- However, each tribe has minor differences in their main color that distinguishes them from each other. For instance, the Lixers' color scheme of yellow is closer to orange, the Electroids have a brighter shade, and the Weldos have a duller shade of yellow.
- They temporarily turned against each other in A Quest for the Lost Mixamajig because they all wanted the Mixamajig for themselves.
- The average Mixel is about twice the size of a regular LEGO minifigure, which may suggest the relation of size to an actual human. This may be because the Mixel builds are much more complex than the Minifigures, having as many as 74 pieces.
- It may not be canon, but this tote bag shows Globert with characters from other Cartoon Network shows, which may or may not reveal the size of Globert and Mixels with a similar size.
- The Mixels were originally mentioned to grunt for speech, but Mixels seem to speak fluent English, with a few exceptions.
- Some Mixels' hands are based on the "C" shaped hands of LEGO minifigures.
- In Nixel, Nixel, Go Away, it is revealed that there are clones of singular Mixels, such as Kraw, Krog, Skrubz, and various Background Mixels. These could have possibly been animation errors.
- However, these may not have been an error, as they were only intended for filler.
Behind the Scenes
Name and basis
The word "Mixels" is a play on the word "Mix", as the Mixels Mix to achieve a goal.
Each Mixel has its own unique voice.
Mixels began development as LEGO Monsters, Cartoon Network was invited to see this new theme and took interest, LEGO and Cartoon Network began working on a new theme based of LEGO Monsters and created Mixels.
Series 1 was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 22, 2013, with Flain, Seismo and Volectro. Silhouettes for various other Mixels were also shown off. Both LEGO sets and artwork were shown off.
Series 4 was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 22, 2014, with Nurp-Naut, Globert and Burnard. Only LEGO sets were shown off.
Series 7 was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 22, 2015, with Kuffs, Camillot and Jamzy. Only LEGO sets were shown off.
Nine waves of Mixels sets were released throughout 2014 to 2016. Each wave contained nine Mixels and three waves were released in a year.
- Main article: Mixels (creature)/Gallery