Great Kung Lao
- Portrayed by: Paolo Montalbán
- Ascended Extra: To main character in this show.
- Doomed by Canon: He would eventually have died by Goro's hand regardless of how the show ended.
- Legacy Character: Inverted; he's the first bearer of the name Kung Lao, and the one famous for defeating Shang Tsung centuries ago.
- Portrayed by: Daniel Bernhardt
- Failure Knight: To the Reylands.
- Mr. Vice Guy: Wrath.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Rum Cake.
- Portrayed by: Kristanna Loken
- Heel–Face Turn: Granted, she didn't work for the Big Bad, but she began as a thief who was stopped by Siro.
- Portrayed by: Tracy Douglas
- The Starscream: To Shang Tsung and even her own mother.
- Portrayed by: Fabiana Udenio
- Killed Off for Real: By Vorpax, her own daughter.
- Portrayed by: Angelica Bridges
- Cursed with Awesome: Her Immortality