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"The Secret of the Pagoda"
Season 3, episode 9A
(Overall episode #118)
Premiere date
United States of America United States of America
July 12, 2019[1]
Written by Lisa Akhurst
Directed by Christian De Vita
Viewer count (millions) TBA
Episode Guide
"Pirates Ahoy!"
"Storm of the Ninja"

"The Secret of the Pagoda" (also known as "Yoyo et le secret de la pagode" in French) is the first segment of the 9th Season 3 episode of PJ Masks.



While Catboy is too busy trying to impress An Yu, Night Ninja enters the pagoda.


Eager to impress Flame Rouge, Yoyo competes with her and this gives Ninjaka the opportunity to enter the pagoda and discover its secrets.


The following characters appeared in the episode "The Secret of the Pagoda":


The episode begins in the town where Connor, Amaya, and Greg are conversing on how lucky they are to live in a city where such a place like Mystery Mountain is located. Now that they are aware of a mysterious dragon girl named An Yu, who is the protector of the place, they are eager to work with her, as she can teach them all of what she knows about the mountain and more while they teach her what she doesn’t know yet. As the trio walks around, they stumble upon some Ninjalino footprints. Tracing them towards the Mystery Mountain portal, the PJ Masks decide to warn An Yu.

After the transformation sequence and the transport to HQ, the PJ Masks check the PJ Picture Player for any signs of Ninjalino trouble in the city. Seeing that there are none, Catboy proclaims to go to Mystery Mountain, and the team takes off in their PJ Rovers.

The PJ Masks soon arrive at the top of the mountain where An Yu is meditating. They warn her about the Ninjalino footprints leading to the mountain portal, but An Yu is not swayed by this, knowing that they are often around except for tonight for now. They then ask her if she can teach them more about the mountain while they look out for any signs of Night Ninja and his Ninjalinos. While An Yu does not normally welcome visitors, she complies since the team is here and shares a bit of information about the mountain as they walk down. Unbeknownst to the four kids, Night Ninja and his Ninjalinos pop out from one of the trees behind them. He reveals that last time they entered the pagoda, he found a scroll telling about a big secret hidden in the place: the Golden Wand. He plans to take it, but with An Yu’s magical staff, he can’t, so he orders his Ninjalinos to take it from her.

Meanwhile, An Yu leads the PJ Masks to a clear and peaceful spot in the bamboo forest where she was awarded her dragon warrior staff. As they meditate, she shares that her staff has different powers: powers that enhance what’s inside, meaning that it takes the energy from someone and adds it to the mountain’s energy. Catboy asks if he can try her staff out, but An Yu declines, saying that it takes many years to master it. Instead, Owlette suggests that An Yu demonstrate the staff for the team, and she does so with mastery. Amazed, Catboy asks An Yu again if he can just have one turn, promising to be careful. This time, An Yu gives in.

She gives him her staff, and Catboy attempts to use it. In a few moments, a huge rock moves, and An Yu informs him that the mountain helped him. Catboy decides to try again, and a few bamboo sticks fly out of the forest and start spinning around, but only for a few seconds. Still persistent that he can master the staff quickly, though, Catboy tries it again for a third time. Suddenly, the staff flies out of his hands. The PJ Masks and An Yu chase after it until it reaches the rock stairway. An Yu retrieves it, but notices that the staff that she is holding is one of the bamboo sticks from the forest. Catboy and Owlette use their Cat Ears and Owl Eyes, respectively, and they sense that Night Ninja and his Ninjalinos have her staff. As the dragon staff flew off, the ninjas took this chance to quickly grab it and throw a bamboo stick as a replacement.

An Yu is angry at Catboy for his actions, but she soon calms down and tells everyone to be quiet. Listening to the mountain, she realizes that the villains are after the Golden Wand in the pagoda, and she runs off to retrieve her staff so she can guard the powerful relic. The PJ Masks follow her as well. The four kids soon reach to the top of the mountain, but they are held back by the Ninjalinos throwing sticky splats at them. Owlette and Gekko decide to keep them busy while Catboy and An Yu go after Night Ninja.

Inside the pagoda, Night Ninja and one of his Ninjalinos walk towards a huge golden dragon statue where in its mouth holds the Golden Wand. Night Ninja opens the scroll to see what he has to do to obtain the relic, and he performs the ritual with An Yu’s staff. He stops for a moment when he sees Catboy and An Yu entering the pagoda, demanding him to leave the relic alone and give back the scroll, but he ignores them and finishes the ritual. The Golden Wand comes out of the dragon statue’s mouth and slowly floats down towards Night Ninja.

While this is happening, Catboy asks An Yu what they should do, knowing that she knows the mountain best. Unfortunately, she only knows that the Golden Wand has strong powers, so she listens to and feels the mountain. A few silent moments later, her eyes glow and says that the mountain says to wait. Catboy is confused at this and tries to advance towards Night Ninja once he obtains the Golden Wand and it starts acting erratically, but An Yu holds him back and says to be patient. She then turns her attention to Night Ninja and warns him to put the wand down, saying that only those who deserve the staff with its strong power will be able to control it, but Night Ninja refuses. He tries hard to gain control over the wand, but to no avail. He is soon kicked out of the pagoda, and the Ninjalino runs after him, Catboy grabbing the scroll and An Yu obtaining her staff back from him. As for the Golden Wand, it disappears to another secret location.

With the villains defeated, the mountain safe, and the Golden Wand a secret once more, Night Ninja and his Ninjalinos retreat. Catboy apologizes to An Yu for being impatient, and she forgives him. The two reunite with Owlette and Gekko, and after seeing that a good friendship has now blossomed between them, the team proclaims their signature victory chant, and the episode ends.


  • You need to have patience (don't be impatient and rush).


  • This is the first time the inside of the pagoda is seen.
  • This is the fourth appearance of Birdie.
  • This is the first time An Yu joins in the PJ Masks' victory pose.
  • Catboy uses his cute kitty eyes on An Yu, which have an effect on her.


Episode list
| Blame it on the Train, Owlette | Catboy's Cloudy Crisis | Owlette and the Flash Flip Trip | Catboy and the Pogo Dozer | Gekko and the Super Ninjalinos | Owlette's Terrible Pterodactyl Trouble | Catboy and the Shrinker | Owlette and the Moon-Ball | Catboy and the Butterfly Brigade | Owlette the Winner | Speak UP, Gekko! | Catboy and Master Fang's Sword | Catboy VS. Robo-Cat | Owlette and the Giving Owl | Catboy and the Great Birthday Cake Rescue | Gekko and the Snore-A-Saurus | Looking After Gekko | Catboy and the Teeny Weeny Ninjalino | Catboy's Tricky Ticket | Gekko and the Missing Gekko-Mobile | Catboy's Flying Fiasco | Gekko's Stay-at-Home Sneezes | Gekko Saves Christmas | Gekko's Nice Ice Plan | Gekko and the Mighty Moon Problem | Clumsy Catboy | Catboy and Gekko's Robot Rampage | Owlette's Feathered Friend | Owlette and the Battling Headquarters | Gekko and the Mayhem at the Museum | Catboy Takes Control | Owlette's Two Wrongs | Gekko Floats | Catboy's Two-Wheeled Wonder | Catboy's Great Gig | Owlette's New Move | Supersonic Owlette | Catboy and the Sticky Splat Slingshot | Owlette of a Kind | Beat the Drum, Catboy | Catboy Squared | Gekko's Super Gekko Sense | Owlette and the Owletteenies | Gekko's Blame Campaign | Owlette and the Moonflower | Slowpoke Gekko | Catboy and the Lunar Dome | Gekko and the Rock of All Power | Super-Sized Gekko | Take to the Skies, Owlette | Slow Down, Catboy! | Gekko's Special Rock |
| Moonfizzle Balls | Soccer Ninjalinos | Lionel-Saurus | Catboy's Cuddly | Night of the Cat | Catboy Does It Again | Terrible Two-Some | Owlette's Luna Trouble | Ninja Moths | Who's Got the Owl Power? | PJ Pinball | Bounce-a-Tron | Wacky Floats | Romeo's Disguise | PJ Robot | PJ Power Up | Moonstruck: Race to the Moon | Moonstruck: Lunar Fortress | Robot's Pet Cat | Gekko, Master of the Deep | May the Best Power Win | Moonbreaker | Race Up Mystery Mountain | The Mountain Prisoner | The Wolfy Kids | Wolf-O-Saurus | Catboy No More | Gekko Vs. the Splatcano | Meet Armadylan | Invisible Owlette | Wolfy Mountain | Romeo's Crystal Clear Plan | Nobody's Sidekick | Armadylan Menace | Power Pondweed | Owlette Comes Clean | Halloween Tricksters | The Wolfies Take HQ | The Good Wolfy | The Wolfy Plan | The Lizard Theft | PJ Dylan | Armadylan'd and Dangerous | Romeo's Action Toys | The Dragon Gong | Flight of the Ninja | Romeocoaster | Gekko and the Opposite Ray | PJ Masks Vs. Bad Guys United | Easter Wolfies | Luna and the Wolfies |
| Moon Madness | Armadylan and Robette Rule | Armadylan Zen | Way of the Woofy | Werejalinos | PJ Comet | Glowy Moths | Teacher Goes Ninja | Robot Goes Wrong | Lionel's Powers | Best Friends Forever | Meet An Yu | The Moon Prix | Pirates Ahoy! | The Secret of the Pagoda | Storm of the Ninja | Arma-Leader | Owlette Slips Up | The Splat Monster | Moth on the Moon | Fly Me To The Moon | Luna's Cosmic Tantrum | Motsuki The Best | Wheels of a Hero | Moonwolfy | Clash on Mystery Mountain | A Teeny Weeny Problem | Take Romeo Off The Road | Mission: PJ Seeker | Wolfy Powers | Do The Gekko | Armadylan, Action Hero | Super Muscles Show Off | The Prank Wheelz | Where's The Wolf Wheelz? | Villain of the Sky | Protector of the Sky | The PJ Masks Save Christmas | Romeo's Melody | PJ Robot Takes Control | PJ Sky Pirates | The Disappearing Ninjas | Gekko Everywhere | Gekko Takes Charge | Big Sister Motsuki | PJ Party Crasher | Master of the Moat | PJ Robot Vs Romeo |
| Heroes of the Sky | Who Let the Moths In? | Commander Meow | Motsuki's Missing Sister | Not so Ninja | PJ Party Mountain | Wolfies of the Pagoda | Master Fang's Secret | Aerodylan | Asteroid Accident | All About Asteroids | Romeo's Space Machine | Newton and the Ninjas | Missing Space Rock | Flying Factory Out of Control | Munki-gu | Munki-gu in the City | Mission Munki-gu | Legend of the Wolfy Bone | Gekko Vs Armavillain | Super Super Cat Speed | Munki-gu's Dragon | Gekko Loves Lionel | Octobella | Octo-Trouble | Star Buddies | To the Moon and Back | Magnet in the Moat | Motsuki Bugs Out | Octobella's Garden | Sploshy Splash | Teeny Weeny Returns | Robo-Wolf | The Labours of Armadylan | Lost in Space | The Power of Monkey Chatter | The Secret of Monkey Goodness | Pharaoh Boy | By My Pharaoh Feathers | Pharaoh's Chariot | PJ Robot Malfunction | The Mysterious Masks | Battle Of The Fangs | Catboy's Cat | Mad With Moon Power | Pharaoh and The Ninjalinos | Pharaoh's Boomerangs | Bubbles Of Badness |
| Ninja Power Up |
To be announced.
| Super Cat Speed | Super Gekko Muscles | Owl Eyes | Reinvention | Moth's Day | Super Moves Dance Party | Super Gekko Camouflage | Teamwork | All Skills | Determination | Gekko Improvises | Super Singing Heroes | Team Night Ninja | Super Cat Ears | Owlette Improvises | A Job For All | Bravery | Catboy Improvises | Taking Turns | Training with the PJ Masks | Moon Rocked | Play Date on the Moon | Space Race | Cat-Car Chaos | Gekko-Mobile Mischief | Robots Wash Up | Owl-Glider Gliding | Armadylan Style | Wolfy Garden | Bye Bye Bad Luna | Catboy Power Up | Owlette Power Up | Gekko Power Up | Masters of the Mountain | Moon Cuddly | The PJ Rovers | PJ Racing | An Yu's Bird Rescue | PJ Masks Surprise | Ninjability | HQ Tour | Minding Motsuki | It's A PJ Masks Christmas | Learning the Planets |
| Pilot Pitch |