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Background information
Origin Mortal Kombat 3
Hero information
Full name Kabal
Alias None
Occupation Member of the Black Dragon Clan (original timeline: later to become the leader)

Reformed criminal (alternate timeline)
Revenant slave of Quan Chi (alternate timeline)
Servant of Liu Kang and Kitana

Powers / Skills Fighting skills

Hooksword wielder
Superhuman speed

Hobbies Killing peoples

Spending time with Stryker, Raiden and his allies (especially in MK9)
Serving Liu Kang and Kitana

Goals Make the Black Dragon strong.

Become the force of good and aid Raiden in his quest by any means possible. (MK 2011)
Serve Quan Chi. (undead & possessed)
Serve Liu Kang and Kitana the Netherrealm. (currently)
Get his revenge on Raiden.

Friends / Allies Kano, Kobra, Kira, Black Dragon, Kurtis Stryker
Enemies Shao Kahn, Mavado, Hsu Hao, Taven, Red Dragon
Type of Anti-Hero Fighter, Warrior, Fallen Hero

Kabal is a character from Mortal Kombat. Despite being a villain at first, he later becomes a hero.


Kabal first debuted in MK3 as a member of the Black Dragon who had survived an attack from Kahn's extermination squads, and was left disfigured and kept alive by artificial respirators. He temporarily leaves behind his life of crime with the Black Dragon and becomes a force for good. Between MK3 and MK: Deadly Alliance, Kabal is wounded severely in battle by Mavado, a leading member of the rival Red Dragon who stole his hookswords and kept them both for himself. Havik visits Kabal at the brink of death and restores him, and then instructs him to revive the Black Dragon as a force of anarchy and decay.

He fights Mavado again, defeats him and retrieves his hookswords. Kabal then also recruits Kira and Kobra, and all three join Havik on Outworld in MK: Deception. He toughens his charges by testing them in combat against Onaga's enemies. In Armageddon's Konquest mode, Taven refuses his offer of membership in the Black Dragon before defeating Kabal in combat. In the 2011 reboot, Kabal was a former Black Dragon member who reformed and now worked with Stryker as a cop. During an encounter with Kintaro, Kabal was severely burnt but was rescued by Kano.

However, from that day on he had to wear artificial respirators as his lungs were severely damaged and could not be repaired. This version of Kabal is strongly aligned with the forces of good and joined the Defenders of Earthrealm, following his MK3 incarnation. It also revealed the origin of Kabal's superspeed as being attributed to the influence of Outworld magic. Kabal is killed with most of allies by Sindel.

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