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A former Vizier to the king of Babylon, the scholar was inflicted with a slow-rotting curse after plotting to overthrow the ruling monarch. Over the years, he has found ways to slow his painful disintegration, resulting in his life extending well beyond 2500 years.


Killer Instinct (2013)

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Page Updated:  Oct. 21st, 2021

If I'm being honest... I forgot about the existence of this character several times. As a big fan of the original Killer Instinct since pretty much day one, I have an appreciation for the old school character designs and roster that made the KI series stand out in the 90's. I have a feeling that if the original devs and designers did a "mummy" character back then... he or she would've turned out to be far more interesting and cooler looking than Kan-Ra.

I just find this character bland... it's like they slapped on the M. Bison smile onto Kan-Ra and figured it would give him personality? I don't think it worked. Trying too hard. Parts of his moveset are fairly interesting, but even some of his animations seem rushed and half-hearted. Out of all the KI 2013 newcomers, he's the least interesting in my book. I would bet money that Kan-Ra is also one of the "least picked" characters of the entire roster. Kan-Meh.

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