Follow

    Lin Kuei

    Team » Lin Kuei appears in 29 issues.

    The Lin Kuei are a Chinese clan of warriors in the Mortal Kombat series, similar to the Japanese version of the Ninja. The Grandmaster of the Lin Kuei is Sub-Zero.

    Short summary describing this team.

    Lin Kuei last edited by Hyjurocket on 05/04/22 09:31AM View full history

    Lin Kuei (林鬼) is a Chinese ninja clan in Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise.

    Creation

    The Lin Kuei clan, which appeared in the first Mortal Kombat game (1992), is the clan of the ice-powered ninja Sub-Zero. According to the Mortal Kombat's co-creator, John Tobias, the inspiration came from Li Hsing's book China's Ninja Connection (1984), a book that is considered fraudulent, created by an American with a Chinese pseudonym, according to historians, ninjas have origins in Japan, not in China. In the role-playing game book GURPS Martial Arts (1990), written by C. J. Carella, there is also a quote from the Lin Kuei, possibly inspired by Li Hsing's book.

    sizepositionchange
    sizepositionchange
    positionchange
    positionchange
    positionchange
    bordersheaderpositiontable
    positionchange

    This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

    Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

    Comment and Save

    Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.