|“||Scouring the realms for his sworn enemies, Mavado vows that he will not rest until every last trace of the Black Dragon has been erased.||„|
|~ Mavado's Mortal Kombat: Armageddon Bio Card|
Mavado is a merciless and cruel crime lord.
Unlike Kano who resorts to scare tactics and brute force, Mavado uses discipline and superior intelligence in kombat.
He has an antagonistic rivalry with the Black Dragon Clan: namely members such as Kano and Kobal.
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.
Unlike the other characters, he doesn't have any supernatural abilities.
- 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.
Non Playable Villains