In the episode "Sokka's Master", Sokka seeks an instructor in swordsmanship, and receives training with Master Piandao, a Fire Nation swordmaster, in which creativity and lateral thought are the bases of his technique. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro. While Maliq was talking about his reasons for coming to the South, Sokka noticed that Katara seemed distracted. Always Tell the Truth (But Not Always) Thing! Significant criticism was pointed at the character difference. Zuko said something similar to, Robert Patrick, Piandao's voice actor, played the T-1000 in. , To commemorate his legacy, a statue of him holding his boomerang aloft was erected in front of the Southern Water Tribe Cultural Center. Fighting the fire, Aang and Toph begin to build trenches around it while Katara flies on Appa to a nearby creek from which she waterbends to dispose of the fire. After Ozai was defeated, all the war prisoners were released, and Sokka and Katara were once again reunited with their father. After LEGO released a Sokka minifigure in one of their product sets, the company's official site stated that Sokka's boomerang came from his father, Hakoda. Sokka was born at the South Pole to Chief Hakoda and Kya in 84 AG. Soon after, they went penguin sledding themselves, only to slide right into a construction site. Sokka was portrayed by Jackson Rathbone in the film adaptation, The Last Airbender. Sokka, Toph, and Suki about to invade the Fire Nation airships. Sokka retorted, however, that he was not surprised that his "boring sister" liked "boring lecture guy", earning him a waterbending-generated snowball to the face from Katara.  His sarcastic and strange behavior could sometimes carry over into important decisions. After the arrival of the Mother of Faces, he tried to prevent Azula's escape after she learned about her mother's new identity. His portrayal earned him the Golden Raspberry award for the "Worst Supporting Actor" of 2010. Sokka was ambidextrous to an extent. Initially, he assumed leadership of the group based on the fact that he was the oldest, that he had some rudimentary warrior training, and that Aang was just a goofy kid. While Aang fused with La and attacked the Fire Nation armada, Yue sacrificed herself to give the white koi the bit of its life force that was inside her.  Sokka thought bending was what got the world in trouble in the first place, so he believed only the skill and strength of ordinary men like himself could ultimately defeat the Fire Nation. After deploying his boomerang to knock the bow and arrow out of Vachir's hands, he attempted to intimidate him by mocking his hand-to-hand fighting abilities. wherein he competes with a local instructor in a haiku contest, and holds his own at length before mistakenly adding an extra syllable to the end of a haiku. This is the same name Zuko used while living in the Earth Kingdom during the second book, while he was trying not to be discovered as being from the Fire Nation. , As a result of his design, Sokka's character is a source of comic relief throughout the series, often a victim of visual comedy. During Sokka's third sword fight with Piandao's butler, right after Sokka rearranged Piandao's rock garden, the two begin while standing on the side of the white lotus that's depicted on the ground. He was willing to fight on, even when the cause seemed hopeless. Sokka, however, is merely placed in charge of Momo and does nothing to contribute, much to his dismay as even Momo manages to help out by snuffing more ember fires than him. When Aang joined their table and announced that they were all going on a field trip the following day, Sokka was not immediately fond of the idea as he had hoped to peruse the local markets for a new bag. Despite his flaws, he is loving, brotherly, and protective. The next morning, Sokka and Katara accompanied Malina and Maliq to the site of their new factory. As an advocate of human carnivorism, Sokka is the main hunter in the group; often makes dry-witted jokes or abrasive remarks; and accordingly once describes himself as "the meat and sarcasm guy".. However, Sokka was usually willing to admit when he was wrong. On the day of the battle, Sokka observed how Toph was surrendering at Kunyo and his students' arrival but was stopped by Ho Tun, Penga, and The Dark One, who demonstrated their ability to metalbend and defeated the firebending team with metal coins thrown by the Water Tribe warrior. When Sokka noticed Toph's students still were unable to metalbend, he offered to help them by being a "motivational bender". He dragged Katara, who was fighting two Rough Rhinos herself, along with him, prompting the three men to chase them. Chronological information After Aang and Zuko formed the United Republic of Nations, Sokka became the representative for the Southern Water Tribe on the United Republic Council, as well as its chairman..