Sub-Zero unmasked, as he appeared in Mortal Kombat 3
Tonight, Sub-Zero dines on Turtle Soup
Sub-Zero's Klassic appearance
Sub-Zero as a Cyber Ninja in Mortal Kombat (2011)

Sub-Zero, whose real name is Kuai Liang (traditional Chinese: 快涼; pinyin: Kuàiliáng), is a member of the Lin Kuei ninja clan. His code name was originally Tundra, but following his the death of his brother, Bi-Han, Kuai Liang took his mantle.

In one version of the Mortal Kombat story, Sub-Zero's best friend Smoke was turned into a cyber-ninja, like Sektor and Cyrax. In another version, Smoke remained human, but Sub-Zero himself was turned into a cyber-ninja.

Sub-Zero is a poor bastard. He's entered the most HTTT tournaments, and never won a single one of them.


Sub-Zero defeated Alex in round 1, tied with Scorpion, and defeated Mega Man before being shut out by Sagat in Round 4 of the tournament.

Sub-Zero defeated Zan before losing to Frost Walrus in one of the biggest upsets in Heir to the Throne history. This match inspired Dane's drunken rant.

Octopus Ice Cream and Sub-Zero tied in round 1 of this tournament, eliminating them both.

Sub-Zero was interjected into the semi-final round of this song-based tournament, to prevent the Peanuts (theme) a free pass into the final round. He was introduced and eliminated in the same match.

Sub-Zero (Kuai Liang) AND Sub-Zero (Bi-Han) entered the tournament in round 3 as "sideline" characters, but lost to the Mario Bros.

Sub-Zero eliminated Lau Chan to advance to round 2, where he defeated Spawn, and then Abel in the third round, and Deadpool in the fourth round, before he finally lost to Luigi in the quarterfinals.


Sub-Zero finally won something! He became the very first Heir to the Throne Quickies Champion!

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