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Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct


One of only a few remaining members of a secret cabal of monster-hunters known as the Night Guard, she is an Amazonian queen from South America's rain forests.Know more

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Character abilities

  • Damage: 6

  • Defense: 5

  • Mobility: 6

  • Range: 7




Maya is a fiercely independent warrior who charges into battle brandishing her trusty daggers, Temperance, and Vengeance. Maya picks up the ancient blades of the mad sorcerer Kan-Ra, the Temperance and Vengeance golden daggers, and sets out to destroy the horrors Ultratech once again unleashed on the world when they raided the temple of the Night Guard and began looting the dangerous artifacts sealed within.


Maya is an incredibly fierce young Amazon who stalks her foes like a true jungle huntress. She takes risks without hesitation, is sometimes so brave she risks everything, and is notorious for calling her enemies "prey." The forbidden weapons Maya used to defend herself, the ancient twin blades known as "Temperance" and "Vengeance," have set in motion a great battle between good and evil within her being.

Maya's dark side, driven by Vengeance, constantly tempts her to kill anyone in her path, but her heroic forbearance, encouraged by Temperance, keeps her from succumbing to her rage. Maya carries both of her magic daggers with her at all times so that she can balance out the cosmic opposites that come into play when she uses either one alone, especially when she only has Vengeance in her possession.

Temperance and Vengeance are equally effective, and it is up to the wielder's moral compass to determine which dagger will prevail. Therefore, it is common knowledge that mystic artifacts always expose the true identities of people in positions of extreme power.


Maya is physically fit and possesses the agility of a world-class acrobat. Her skill allows her to sidestep threats easily, and then, when the moment is right, she pounces on them with a whirlwind of steel, unleashing both Temperance and Vengeance. She can also use the daggers Temperance and Vengeance as magical projectiles, causing them to gain supernatural power that strengthens their attack and allows them to break through any opponent's defenses. Maya can also join the two blades at their hilts to create the deadly double-bladed weapon "Enmity." Maya and Kan-Ra, the evil sorcerer who brought the golden daggers from ancient Egypt, is telepathically linked thanks to Temperance and Vengeance allowing the two adversaries to keep tabs on each other through shared visions.

As the daughter of one of the original Night Guard's most esteemed hunters, Maya has also been well-trained in various Brazilian martial arts and ancient Incan combat tactics, which is seen most noticeably in the rapidity and power of her legwork and her predator-style fighting techniques.


Maya dons an Incan-style golden armor set, consisting of a chest piece, shoulder guards, gauntlets, greaves, and boots. She stands out due to her height, dark skin, and long, braided hair that falls to her back, and thanks to Cinder, she now has a scar that winds its way up her left leg. Maya's twin daggers, the golden blades called Temperance and Vengeance, are ancient Egyptian relics representing light and shadow, confiscated from the ancient sorcerer Kan-Ra.

Key Information:

Age: 27

Height: 180 cm

Weight: unknown

Race: Human

Weapon: Temperance & Vengeance

Availability: Season 2

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