Mortal Kombat’s Tanya

Created by: Ed Boon and John Tobias

1st appearance: Mortal Kombat 4, 1997

Nationality: Edenian

Team Affiliations: Brotherhood of Shadows, Deadly Alliance

Legal Status: Wanted criminal in Edenia.

Weight: 128 lb   Height: 5′ 9″

Eyes: Green                 Hair: Black


Skills and Abilities: World class martial artist in armed and unarmed combat.

Powers: As an Edenian she has a longer life span than a human. She also has knowledge of sorcery.


Tanya was the daughter of the Edenian ambassador to new realms. When Shinnok invaded the realm she joined him in subjugating her people. When her lord was defeated she went into hiding only to resurface when the Deadly Alliance overtook OUTWORD she became one of their enforcers. She was present during Armagedon and was one of many casualties.




I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for Islandstage.net where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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