Mavado is a high-ranking, commanding member of the criminal organization known as the Red Dragon and a villain in the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. He will stop at nothing until the band of deserters called the Black Dragon Clan is forever eradicated.
Mavado is a skilled martial artist and wields a pair of hookswords as his weapons. He also uses a set of elastic ropes with prongs on the end to he uses in a slingshot like manner to deliver strong attacks or evade attacks.
- Despite the Red Dragon existing before the Mortal Kombat tournament, Mavado and Hsu Hao were the first Red Dragon members to be featured in the series in 2002.
- In Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, Mavado had the same voice actor as Sub-Zero.
- He is one of the characters seen imprisoned in the Dark Prison stage in Deception. He was also available in the Krypt.
- Despite Kabal getting his hookswords back, Mavado still uses the same hookswords in Mortal Kombat: Armageddon.