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    She is a bodyguard to her close friend Princess Kitana. Jade has also known as one of Shao Kahn’s most stealthy assassins. She is given secret orders to murder the Princess if her loyalty to Kahn falters, however only Jade knows where her true intentions lie.

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    Alignment: Good

    Species: Edenian

    Origin: Edenia

    Allies: Kitana, Sindel, Ashra, Fujin, Cyrax, Scorpion

    Enemies: Tanya, Mileena, Onaga, Baraka


    Mortal Kombat II
    Mortal Kombat II

    Only appeared as a hidden character. The filled in backstory is that during the events of MKII, Jade was used by Shao Kahn as part of a backup plan, in case his army's invasion somehow went awry.

    Mortal Kombat Trilogy

    Jade and Reptile are hired by Shao Kahn to follow Kitana into Earthrealm and kill her. Unbeknown to Shao Kahn, Jade has no intention of killing Kitana; she foils Reptile's attempt, and then goes with Kitana to join Raiden and the others against Shao Kahn.

    Mortal Kombat Gold/Deadly Alliance

    While she did not appear in this game, later story fills in that she attempted join Kitana and others but arrived so late that she was only able to mourn their deaths.

    Mortal Kombat Deception

    Jade follows her recently resurrected friends in secret, and discovers that part of Onaga's plan is to invade Edenia and hold Queen Sindel prisoner. Jade returns to Edenia where she finds Queen Sindel behind bars, being guarded by her own daughter. Jade attacks Kitana and manages to trap her in a cage of her own while freeing Sindel. Still under Onaga's spell, Kitana begins calling for help. Realizing they can't cure her in time, Jade and Sindel flee to Outworld. As they are stepping through the portal, Jade catches a glimpse of her former friend, Tanya, standing next to Onaga. Once again in Outworld, Jade swears to assist her Queen in rescuing Kitana from the Dragon King's spell and to seek justice against Tanya.

    Mortal Kombat

    Jade was given to Shao Kahn as a child by her family to serve under him. She becomes one of Shao Kahn's deadliest assassins. While serving under Kahn, she befriends princess Kitana over the centuries, and Shao Kahn appoints her as Kitana's personal body guard. Although they are close friends, Jade is under order by Shao Kahn to kill the princess should her friend's loyalty falter.


    Mortal Kombat Trilogy

    After turning on Reptile and freeing Kitana and Sindel, Jade finds herself facing Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat and defeats him, returning Earth Realm and Edenia to their original states.

    Mortal Kombat Deception

    Jade allows her self to be captured by Baraka and his solders. Jade waited for the perfect moment to strike, and threw an orb filled with concentrated Tarkata essence at the traitor Tanya, causing Baraka and his solders to go into a frenzy and tear her apart.

    Mortal Kombat Armageddon

    Concept Art by John Tobias
    Concept Art by John Tobias

    Jade originally joins the fight for the reasons stated in MK Deception. Upon defeating Blaze, she is given power so great that she is able to open the Pyramid of Argus through her own will. With the pyramid open, all of the darkness in the realms is drawn into it, where Jade is able to seal it for all time.

    Mortal Kombat (2011)

    Jade kills Shao Kahn, but she then falls unconscious. In her dream, Jade meets an unknown woman who had been watching the events over the centuries. The woman also tells her that Shao Kahn's death must also be re-imagined. With this, the woman possesses Jade and awakens into the mortal world.

    Mortal Kombat (2011)

    Jade (2011)
    Jade (2011)

    Alternate Attire

    • Classic Ninja


    • Half-Mast: Jade kicks her opponent into the air and plants her staff into the ground, her opponent then falls backwards getting impaled on the staff, Jade then rips off her opponent's head and plants it on top of her staff.
    • Head-A-Rang: Jade throws her boomerang which goes through the opponents neck. She then dash-kicks her opponents torso, knocking the body out from under the severed neck. She then catches the head in mid-air with one hand and her returning boomerang with the other.


    • Jade turns into a baby and then proceeds to throw her boomerang. The boomerang comes back around and smacks her in the side of the head, which causes baby-Jade to fall down, crying.


    • Jade starts off by standing behind her opponent, facing away. She uses her staff to hit the enemy in the groin, tearing muscle, and then strikes the victim in the back, shattering vertebrae and other nearby bones.

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