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Villain Overview
Pretty boy ain't gonna save ya this time!
~ Kano to Sonya Blade.
I'll take care of him, no charge. One dead Lin Kuei, in a tick!
~ Kano to Shang Tsung and Smoke in Mortal Kombat (2011).
Well, then. If mother won't play nice, maybe daughter will. (Sonya: If you ever...) Back off, and all's well. Piss me off...and Cassie's gonna meet Uncle Kano.
~ Kano threatening Sonya Blade's daughter, Cassie Cage, if she does not let him go free.

Kano is the treacherous, arrogant, and crude leader of the Black Dragon Clan, and an antagonist from the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. He holds a sick infatuation with Sonya Blade (much to her disgust). He is also a supporting antagonist in the 1st Mortal Kombat game, a minor antagonist in Mortal Kombat II, a major antagonist in 3-Armageddon, an anti-villain in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, one of the supporting antagonists (along with Noob Saibot and Mileena) in Mortal Kombat 9, and a major antagonist in Mortal Kombat X and Mortal Kombat 11.



Powers and Abilities

Kano is a deadly adversary due to his resourcefulness, his master manipulation & opportunistic tactics. He engages in fights when the odd are in his favor. He tends to use other members of his team (Tasia, Jarek, Tremor, No Face & BD Thugs/Mercenaries) to wear down his opposition, so he can have the advantage in a fight. Whether he is wearing you down for the advantage or forced to fight right away, Kano is an extremely adept hand-to-hand fighter and  also displays great prowess with knives, particularly his signature weapon: a pair of butterfly knives. Kano has proven to be a challenge for even more skilled fighter.

In addition to his skills, Kano has had several cybernetic upgrades throughout his body, particularly his Cybernetic Eye, which he can omit a laser beam from. Another of Kano's special moves is his ability to tuck into a cannonball and propel himself toward his opponents. Kano is also shown to be incredibly strong and powerful, as he can punch through a person body. He is even capable to punching through metal, ripping out vital organs, ripping off someone's head, and even rip out an entire skeleton out of his opponent with his bare hands.


Current Allies

  • Black Dragon (Jarek, Tasia, No-Face, Kabal, Kira, BD Mercenaries & BD Thugs)
  • Shao Kahn (killed by Raiden and the Elder Gods)
  • Shang Tsung
  • Revenant Sindel (MIA)
  • Revenant Smoke (MIA)
  • Old Quan Chi (killed by Scorpion in MKX game)
  • Noob Saibot (MIA)
  • Tanya (MIA)
  • D'Vorah (MIA)
  • Old Baraka (killed by D'Vorah in MKX game)
  • Mileena (killed by D'Vorah in MKX game)
  • Motaro (killed by Raiden in MK 2011)
  • Old Sektor (killed by Sub-Zero in MKX comics)
  • Reiko (killed by Havik in MKX comics)
  • Old Cyrax (killed himself in MKX comics)
  • Old Skarlet (died from her wounds in MKX comics)
  • Havik
  • Rain (MIA)
  • Chaosrealmers
  • Shinnok
  • Young Skarlet (MIA)
  • Triborg (MIA)
  • Goro (dead)
  • Old Kintaro (killed by Sonya, Cassie, and Jacqui in MKX comics)
  • Young Erron Black
  • Geras
  • Kronika
  • Young Kano (from original timeline)
  • Young Kabal (from original timeline, MIA)
  • Young Sektor (from original timeline)
  • Young Cyrax (from original timeline)
  • Young Shao Kahn (from original timeline)

Former Allies

  • Tremor
  • Old Erron Black
  • Ermac
  • Baraka
  • Reptile
  • Shokan
  • Sheeva
  • Tarkata
  • Saurian


  • Earthrealm heroes
  • Liu Kang
  • Kung Lao
  • Nightwolf
  • Old Sonya Blade (sacrificed herself)
  • Raiden (currently retired mortal advisor to Liu Kang)
  • Kurtis Stryker
  • Johnny Cage
  • Kabal (formerly)
  • Kotal Kahn (former leader)
  • Jade
  • Saurian
  • Shokan
  • Sheeva
  • Ermac
  • Young Baraka
  • Tarkata
  • Ferra & Torr
  • Reptile
  • Old Erron Black
  • Old Sub-Zero
  • Old Scorpion
  • Li Mei
  • Bo' Rai Cho
  • Special Forces
  • Cassie Cage
  • Jacqui Briggs
  • Young Liu Kang (from original timeline, currently a god)
  • Young Johnny Cage (from original timeline)
  • Young Jax Briggs (from original timeline)
  • Young Sonya Blade (from original timeline)
  • Young Kung Lao (from original timeline, current leader of the Shaolin Monks)
  • Young Scorpion (from original timeline, current leader of the Shirai Ryu)
  • Young Sub-Zero (from original timeline)


Liu Kang?
~ Kano mistakes Kung Lao for Liu Kang.
~ Kano after Kung Lao tells him he is not Liu Kang.
So how's the family, Briggs?
~ Kano to Jax Briggs.
I'm a Black Dragon.
~ Kano after Jax Briggs wants to know why he is smug.
Get set for a relapse.
~ Kano talking about Jax dying again.
Hello my lovely.
~ Kano to Sonya Blade.
Escape and miss all the fun.
~ Kano to Sonya Blade.
Hello, baby. Miss me?
~ Kano to Sonya Blade.
It's your funeral.
~ Kano to Kenshi.
This ain't no game.
~ Kano to Kenshi.
I get a new sword out of it.
~ Kano before fighting Kenshi.
Sorry, love. Nothing personal.
~ Kano to Kitana.
I'd do you for free.
~ Kano to Kitana.
I'll have that rope spear.
~ Kano to Scorpion.
Who sad I want to buy it.
~ Kano after Scorpion says his weapon is not for sale.
My favorite kitchen appliance.
~ Kano making fun of Sub-Zero.
Let's bring you down a peg.
~ Kano to Sub-Zero.
Sorry, no refunds.
~ Kano after Mileena says she wants her gold back.
I prefer the winning side.
~ Kano after Mileena says he betrays her.
Won't even get my hands dirty.
~ Kano to Takeda.
Over here, sweet girl.
~ Kano to Cassie Cage.
Baby girl, first swings on me.
~ Kano to Cassie Cage.
Going to cut you ear to ear.
~ Kano to Cassie Cage.
Shall we dance, pretty girl?
~ Kano to Jacqui Briggs.
They let anyone one in, eh?
~ Kano talking about the Shaolin Monks after Kung Jin calls him a dirtbag.
You could use a friend like me.
~ Kano to Shinnok.
That's your last go at me.
~ Kano after Johnny Cage makes a joke about Kano.
Why don't we work together?
~ Kano to Erron Black.
I like my chances.
~ Kano after Ermac tells him that he is one person against many souls
Rack off.
~ Kano to Jax Briggs
Guilty as charged.
~ Kano after Johnny talks about how he through him off a bridge
Probably richer then him too.
~ Kano after Kotal Khan says that he is lower than the jackal
Use your might! Kano fight the word is at your feet! Use your might I'm on your side. You are wanted, and you're haunted. You're the bad guy, but I feel for you. You're the danger, a fallen angel. But I like you, you're the strongest of them all.
~ Kano's in his own song, Use Your Might.


  • Kano bears some resemblance to the Terminator and Ed Boon stated that his design was based on the T-800's appearance in Terminator 2, when the Terminator's face skin is peeled off, revealing his mechanical face.
  • When Kano faced the Flash, he stated that he would give Kabal a run for his money.
  • His fatality in UMK3, where he reached down the opponent's mouth and pulled out their skeleton, was listed number 6 on Screwattacks' list of Top 10 Mortal Kombat Fatalities.
  • In the games, Kano was originally intended to be Asian, but Trevor Goddard's portrayal of Kano as Australian in the Mortal Kombat movie was well liked by the developers, who incorporated aspects of it into subsequent games.
  • A cyborg heavily based on Kano appears at the Bad Anon meeting in the Disney film Wreck-It Ralph.
  • Kano is also the moniker of a well-known UK grime MC.
  • Kano was mostly bald in the digitized Mortal Kombat games.


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