“General, you know I am most loyal to you, but I must question this childish agenda. The ninja have stolen our staff yet you instruct your army to make this playhouse for Lloyd? Snakes don't belong in trees.”
— Skales to Slithraa
- It was intended to be Lloyd's headquarters from which he would take over Ninjago, equipped with many booby traps and a strict "no girls and/or ninja allowed" policy.
- Although physically imposing, its reliance on three ropes for support was a serious weakness, one that was exploited by the Ninja to destroy the fortress.