- Status: Mercenary
- Alignment: Evil
- Difficulty: 3
- Weight: 200
- Height: 5'10"
- Fighting Styles: Xing Yi, Aikido
- Weapon Name: Butterfly
Kano had been defeated in a battle with Special Forces agent Sonya Blade during Shao Kahn's invasion of Earthrealm. Shao Kahn incarcerated Kano for this failure, but later hastily promoted him to General when he prevented the Emperor's assassination at the hands of the Shokan warrior known as Sheeva. With the merging of Earthrealm and Outworld not yet complete, Shao Kahn ordered Kano to portal back to the last remnants of Outworld to gather more troops for the final push against the Earthrealm opposition.
Kano and Sonya had fought before. Although Kano was humiliated by his
defeat at her hands so many years ago, this time the outcome would be
Kano had stolen Quan Chi's amulet at the request of Shang Tsung. With
the amulet in his possession, Kano came to the realization that he was
now in total control of the revived undefeatable army. Rather than hand
the amulet and the army over to Shang Tsung, Kano kept them for himself,
and used the army to ambush Sonya, ending their long rivalry once and