During October 2011, Vanda Darkflame predicted that the Maelstrom was going to devour the Nimbus System. In Novemeber 2011, The Maelstrom became bigger each day. Near the end of December 2011, an all-out attack was launched on Nexus Tower, with only the Faction Leaders and 20 Nexus Force soldiers escaping to Nimbus Station. Near the beginning of January 2012, The Maelstrom began to devour all the other worlds, except Nimbus Station. The ninjas in the Ninjago Monastary managed to escape to Ninjago. Near the end of January 2012, a massive attack was launched on Nimbus Station, with everyone dead. Finally, on January 30th, 2012, the Maelstrom destroyed the Nmbus System.