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Mortal Kombat Fighters
Fighter ID:
Fighting Style(s)
Hua Chuan
Full Name
Kurtis Stryker
Hair Color
Riot Cop
New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Pistol, Taser, Machine Gun, Nightsticks

Mortal Kombat 3
Unavailable in R-Zone, GameBoy, Game Gear, and Master System versions.
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
Mortal Kombat Trilogy
Unavailable in R-Zone,, and Tiger LCD versions.
Mortal Kombat Advance
Game Boy Advance
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
Playstation 2
Mortal Kombat (2011) / Mortal Kombat 9 (fan name)

Pre History
Kurtis Stryker was the leader of the NYPD's Special Riot Control division. During Shao Kahn's attempt to seize Earthrealm, Stryker found himself among the Earth warriors charged with saving mankind. To this day, he still has no idea how or why he was called to defend his home.
Mortal Kombat
Kombat Rebooted
One of New York City's Finest, Stryker is a one-man SWAT team. He was once decorated for single-handedly thwarting the terrorists in the famous Greenberg Tower Incident, and again for rescuing passengers of a speeding crosstown bus rigged to explode. He was unprepared, however, for the magical portal that spewed forth creatures from another realm--a realm he didn't even know existed. So far his kombat training has gotten him through the first wave of creatures. It'll take more than rocket-launching Tarkatans to stop this die-hard cop.
The Wrath of Kahn
When the Outworld portal opens over a large city in North America, panic and chaos rage out of control. Kurtis Stryker was the leader of a riot control brigade when Shao Kahn began taking souls. He finds himself the lone survivor of a city once populated by millions.
MK Trilogy Endings
Ignorant of why his soul was spared from the Outworld invasion, Stryker receives a vision from Raiden. He is instructed to travel west. He eventually meets the rest of Earth's warriors and learns the true meaning of his survival. He travels back to the city he swore to protect. Kahn is unfamiliar with this new Kombatant and is caught off guard. Stryker defeats the warlord and saves the entire planet. The chaos that consumed the city in the hours before the invasion are gone.
MK Armageddon Endings
The fire of Blaze burned away Stryker's previous notion of justice. The power coursing through his soul inspired him to fight injustice on his own terms.

No longer would he allow himself to be confined by the law. He would strike evil from the shadows, a vigilante who would show no mercy to the corrupt.

He went into seclusion to prepare for his one-man assault on the wicked. Soon all the realms will know the name Stryker.

Fun Facts
Don't Call Me Kurtis
As legend has it, the first Mortal Kombat character had a military-type character named Kurtis Stryker planned for it. Tests showed that players would have liked a female character, so this character was replaced by Sonya Blade. Come MKII, they decided to actually implement this Stryker character... but near the end of development on the first release, changed his name to Major Jackson "Jax" Briggs. Mortal Kombat 3 finally saw Kurtis Stryker in the roster... as a pudgy riot cop.