the thunder birds are the leading tribe in the storm tribes army. the thunderbirds were the first tribe to unlock the power of storms and the fist to use storm chi. according to legends they were created when the first storm was created in chima witch combined the powers of the magical land of chima creating a race of storm birds known as thunder birds. because they are pure birds of thunder and lightning they can shot lightning from there hands and can create thunder when they clap there wings together. they also can power old broken machinery just by touch. there vehicles consist of powerful thunder flyers that can create thunderstorms to surround the thunder flyer when it flys around. they are lead by the thunder bird sorcerer thunder who used to be best freands with fluminox before they became worst enemys.