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A mortal can't exist without his soul intact.
~ Jataaka commenting about Sub-Zero.

Jataaka is a minor antagonist in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero. She is an assassin and member of the Brotherhood of Shadow within the Netherrealm where she serves both the necromancer Quan Chi and the dark Elder God Shinnok. She works with her two fellow demons Sareena and Kia who are also assassins from the Netherrealm.


Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero

Jataaka, Sareena, and Kia notice Sub-Zero in the Netherrealm. They are surprised to see a mortal. Jataaka mentions that a mortal cannot exist in the Netherrealm unless he or she is tainted with evil. Sareena decides to inform Quan Chi while the other assassins stay to monitor Sub-Zero's progress. Sub-Zero continues traveling through the Netherrealm where he reaches the Pyramid of Shinnok until he encounters Jataaka.

She guards one of the 3 crystals that allow access to Quan Chi's secret sanctum near the apex of the pyramidal temple. Sub Zero is forced to fight her for the crystal. She utilizes martial arts and a sword that shoots lasers. He manages to defeat her and collect the crystal before continuing his journey. Somehow, Jataaka manages to survive.

Mortal Kombat Armeggedon

Jataaka, along with Sareena and Kia, reappear in Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. They are in the game's Konquest mode. The assassins still serve Quan Chi and Shinnok. Together, they battle Taven in the Red Dragon Clan's cavernous lair. He manages to defeat all of them.



  • Jataaka was portrayed by two different actresses in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub Zero. Erica Grace portrayed Jataka in the cut scenes while Rachel Hebert portrayed the in-game version.


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Main Villains
Blaze | Daegon | Dark Kahn | Havik | Kronika | Onaga | One Being | Quan Chi | Shang Tsung | Shao Kahn | Shinnok

Secondary Villains
Cetrion | D'Vorah | Geras | Goro | Kintaro | Lex Luthor | Noob Saibot | Sindel

Other Villains
Baraka | Chameleon | Cyrax | Drahmin | Ermac | Erron Black | Frost | Hotaru | Hsu Hao | Jade | Jarek | Kabal | Kano | Kira | Kobra | Kollector | Mavado | Mileena | Moloch | Motaro | Rain | Reiko | Reptile | Scorpion | Sektor | Sheeva | Skarlet | Smoke | Tanya | Tremor | Triborg

Undead Villains
Jade | Kabal | Kitana | Kung Lao | Kurtis Stryker | Liu Kang | Nightwolf | Sindel | Smoke

Guest Star Villains
Alien | Catwoman | Darkseid | Deathstroke | Freddy Krueger | Jason Voorhees | John Rambo | Joker | Kratos | Leatherface | Predator | Terminator

Non Playable Villains
Forrest Fox | Jataaka | Kia | Lin Kuei Grandmaster | Lucifer | Malebolgia | No Face | Oni Warlord | Rojack | Ruutuu |

Evil Races
Centaurians | Demons | Dragons | Hellspawn | Kytinn | Oni | Shokan | Tarkata | Tormentors | Wraiths | Zombies

Evil Organizations
Army of Darkness | Black Dragon Clan | Brotherhood of Shadow | Cyber Ninjas | Dragon King's Army | Festival of Death | Forces of Darkness | Kahn Guards | Masked Guards | Red Dragon Clan | Shaakans | Shadow Assassins | Shadow Priests | Tekunin

Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins (1995): To be added
Mortal Kombat (1995): To be added
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation: To be added
Mortal Kombat: Rebirth: To be added
Mortal Kombat: Legacy: Gadsen | Liu Kang
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge: Scorpion | Quan Chi | Shang Tsung | Goro | Shao Kahn | Kano | Baraka | Reptile | Moloch | Motaro | One Being
Mortal Kombat (2021): To be added

Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm: Hideyoshi | Jola | Komodai | Oniro | Ruby | Zaggot | Zara | Zenkaro
Mortal Kombat: Conquest: Bannak | Baron Reyland | Cilene Kebral | Kiri and Ankha | Kreeya | Peron | Siann, Mika and Sora | Vorpax

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