Taven is a playable character in the Mortal Kombat series and the main protagonist of Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006). He is a half-god, can control the element of fire and is the protector of Edenia. In Mortal Kombat Armageddon, the player controls Taven in the Konquest mode, he has to be unlocked for all other modes through completing the Konquest Mode or using a special code. 

He is the half-brother of Rain and brother of Daegon. While he was not playable in another game so far, he is mentioned and seen in some of the endings of Mortal Kombat X (2015). 


Taven from the Mortal Kombat Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Taven   Developed /Created by  Midway Games/NetherRealm Studios
Gameseries: Mortal Kombat   First seen on: XBox/Playstation 2
First Game: Mortal Kombat Armageddon   Year first seen: 2006 
Last Game:  “”   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapons & Martial Arts Style: Drakesword, Gold Dragon
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Dagon (Brother), Rain (Half Brother)   See also:  



Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Taven from Mortal Kombat


Mortal Kombat Armageddon (2006)



Taven in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Taven MKA

Taven is a part of the Game-Art-HQ Mortal Kombat tribute and was illustrated in his two designs from Mortal Kombat Armageddon for it


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Taven




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

07.12.2018 – Creation of Taven’s Gallery and DB Entry