Edenian born Jade was the best friend of Princess Kitana. She served Shao Khan alongside her friend. Once Kitana rebelled she did as well. she was Kitana’s closest ally in the coming years as they fought and eventually regained the freedom of Edenia. She is well known for her chocolate colored skin and glowing pink metal staff. She first appeared in Mortal Kombat 2 in 1993 and made her first comic book appearance in 1995.