Shujaa is a massively strong gorilla, even stronger than Beshte and stronger than any other gorilla. Despite his strength, he is friendly and gentle, Shujaa initially acted before thinking, and caused more harm than good. After several lessons with Beshte, Shujaa grew wiser and starts to think about what he should do instead of what he could do.
Role in the Series
Shujaa comes into the Pride Lands and starts knocking down trees. The guard goes to stop him but they find out that he's friendly. Shujaa says that he was send by King Sokwe to help fight the Army of Scar. Shujaa shows the Lion Guard what he can do and they all are impressed with him.
Suddenly, Ono spots the army of Scar attacking Big Springs. Shujaa defeats them but leaves a mess in the process.
Beshte helps Shujaa control his strength and save Big Springs. The guard are happy that Shujaa came to help. Shujaa decides to return home to show Sokwe that he can control his strength. He says goodbye to his new friends and says that he'll return when they need him.
Shujaa comes to Kion's coronation at the Tree of Life (The Lion Guard).