The Maelstrom Ninja was an enemy in Pre-Alpha Gnarled Forest. They were planned to be placed here because of the rivalry between Pirates and Ninjas, but was removed due to confusion and the changing of Gnarled Forest and Forbidden Valley.
- The Maelstrom Ninja uses the classic Ninja design.
- He was spawned in Nexus Tower in late 2011 by a GM named Shival.
- When attacked, the Maelstrom Ninja would not react or take damage, only to continue his pacing around the area.