Sindel is one of the playable characters in the Mortal Kombat fighting games. She debuted in Mortal Kombat 3 (1995) and returned with new moves and a different role in Mortal Kombat: Deception (2004) and again in Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006).  Sindel was also returning to her old antagonistic role in Mortal Kombat (2011) which retells the events of Mortal Kombat 1-3.

In Mortal Kombat X (2015), Sindel is one of the non-playable opponents of the Story Mode. She became once again resurrected in the story of Mortal Kombat XI: Aftermath (2020) and joined Mortal Kombat XI as one of the first DLC characters in 2019. 


Sindel from the Mortal Kombat Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Sindel   Developed /Created by NetherRealm Studios/Midway Games
Gameseries: Mortal Kombat   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Mortal Kombat 3   Year first seen: 1995 
Last Game:  Mortal Kombat XI (2019)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Kitana (her daughter), Shao Kahn (Hmm)   See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Sindel from Mortal Kombat


Mortal Kombat (2011)

Mortal Kombat: Deception (2004)



Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)




Sindel in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Sindel MK3 MK Tribute

Mortal Kombat 3

Sindel MKD MK Tribute

MK Deception

Sindel MKD Alt 

MK Deception Alt.

Sindel MK9 MK Tribute

Mortal Kombat 9

Sindel MK9 Alt MK Tribute

Mortal Kombat 9 Alt.

Sindel is a part of our Mortal Kombat Tribute and was drawn in her different designs from Mortal Kombat 3-9 for it!


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Sindel


“Cute” Sindel from MK9

by Flavio Luccisano

Sindel from Mortal Kombat 9

by Flavio Luccisano

Sindel Mortal Kombat Legacy by Esau Murga

Sindel Mortal Kombat 9

by Esau Murga

Sindel Mortal Kombat 9 Art by_kachakacha

Sindel vs. J.Cage

by KachaKacha

Sindel Concept Art by Filipe Aguiar

Sindel Concept Idea

by Filipe Aguir

Sindel Mortal Kombat Art by Filipe Aguiar

Sindel MK9

by Filipe Aguir

Sindel Artwork by Mark Hearn


by Mark Hearn



Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Sindel

08.06.2022 – One of the cutest takes ever on Sindel added 🙂 

07.03.2022 – Added Flavio’s Art of Sindel based on Mortal Kombat 9 + small changes. 

08.08.2018 – Creation of Sindel’s Gallery and DB Entry