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I couldn't stop. The thrill of kombat consumed me. I had killed!
~ Kobra in his Mortal Kombat: Deception Biography.
If you're not a member of the Black Dragon Clan, I'm gonna have to finish you!
~ Mortal Kombat: Armageddon Taven first encounters Kobra and Kira at his father's temple
Kobra is one of Kabal's new Black Dragon recruits and a villain from the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. He also has romantic feelings for his partner Kira, despite her willingness to kill him (something he does not seem to mind).


Kobra is a skilled martial artist and is able to charge his attacks with fire, as well as use blasts of it. He can also teleport in a trail of smoke and strike his opponent.




  • In the American version of the games, the flag patch on his alternate outfit is backwards.
  • Kobra's machete in Armageddon was originally going to be given to Kai, but Kai was given a spiked club instead.
  • Kobra's appearance and outfit is very similar to that of Ken from the Street Fighter games.
  • Kobra's name may have come from the Cobra Kai Dojo, his appearence resembles Johnny Lawrence who is a member of the Dojo.
  • In Mortal Kombat X during the battle interaction between Erron Black and Kano, When Kano asked if he knows the Black Dragon, Erron Black reveals to him that he killed Kobra at some point before the events of the game.
           Mortal Kombat Villains

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Dark Kahn | Onaga | One Being | Quan Chi | Shang Tsung | Shao Kahn | Shinnok

Other Villains
Baraka | Cyrax | D'Vorah | Daegon | Drahmin | Ermac | Erron Black | Ferra and Torr | Frost | Goro | Havik | Hsu Hao | Jade | Jarek | Kabal | Kano | Kintaro | Kira | Kobra | Mavado | Mileena | Moloch | Motaro | Noob Saibot | Rain | Reiko | Reptile | Scorpion | Sektor | Sheeva | Sindel | Skarlet | Smoke | Tanya | Tremor | Triborg

Undead Villains
Kitana | Kung Lao | Kurtis Stryker | Liu Kang

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Catwoman | Darkseid | Deathstroke | Freddy Krueger | Jason Voorhees | Kratos | Leatherface | Lex Luthor | Predator | Xenomorph

Non Playable Villains
Bannak | Cilene | Hideyoshi | Hydro | Jataaka | Jola | Kebral | Kia | Komodai | Masked Guards | Oni Warlord | Oniro | Rojack | Rook | Ruby | Ruutuu | Siann, Mika and Sora | Tasia | The Kombatant | Zaggot | Zara | Zenkaro

Evil Races
Centaurians | Hellspawn | Kytinn | Oni | Shokan | Tarkata | Tormentors | Wraiths

Evil Organizations
Army of Darkness | Black Dragon Clan | Brotherhood of Shadow | Cyber Ninjas | Dragon King's Army | Festival of Death | Forces of Darkness | Kahn Guards | Red Dragon Clan | Shaakans | Shadow Assassins | Shadow Priests | Tekunin

Mortal Kombat Legacy
Liu Kang