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Tremor, who was a former Lin Kuei member, appeared in Mortal Kombat: Special Forces and in Mortal Kombat X, as a brown garbed ninja and a member of the Black Dragon clan.


Mortal Kombat 9

Tremor appears as a playable character in the Mortal Kombat 9 Vita edition, having few super moves and being available only in the Challenge Tower.

Mortal Kombat X

Tremor has been confirmed to appear as a playable DLC character in Mortal Kombat X.

Background Info

Tremor was planned to be in Mortal Kombat Trilogy, but he was replaced by Rain, who had already appeared in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Tremor can still be seen in the game's instruction manual, but incorrectly labeled as Ermac, depicted as an orange ninja along with Rain. Some Rumors about him continued and people thought he was going to appear in Mortal Kombat Armageddon but he did not appeared in that game.


I seek an alliance.
~ Tremor to Bo' Rai Cho
Daughter of Blade. She never warned you of me?
~ Tremor to Cassie Cage
The Dreamrealm changed me Kano.
~ Tremor to Kano
You won't imprison me again.
~ Tremor to Jax Briggs
You will never have my soul!
~ Tremor to Shinnok
As you wish.
~ Tremor after Bo' Rai Cho says he must test him before trusting him
I'm leaving the Black Dragon Kano.
~ Tremor to Kano
In the Dreamrealm, you are reborn. Here you are dead.
~ Tremor to Mileena
You left me to die!
~ Tremor mad at Kano
That last mission was suicide!
~ Tremor angry with Kano




  • He's the only ninja character who was not present in the main games until MKX.
  • He is able to create earthquakes in the ground by punching it, and also has the ability to shoot fireballs and launch stone missiles that petrify the enemy.
  • Tremor was originally going to be orange, but his color was changed to brown to match his earth-based powers.
  • Despite being a minor character, Tremor popularity among some fans helped him to appear in MKX.
  • Tremor is the only playable Black Dragon character whose name does not contain a "K".


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Main Villains
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

Guest Star Villains
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 | Oni Warlord | Oniro | Peron | Rojack | Ruby | Ruutuu | Siann, Mika and Sora | Zaggot | Zara | Zenkaro

Evil Races
Centaurians | Cyber Ninjas | Hellspawn | Kytinn | Oni | Shadow Assassins | Shokan | Tarkata | Tormentors | Wraiths | Zombies

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

Mortal Kombat Legacy
Liu Kang