Real Name: Shikata

Identity/Class: Human altered by magic (in her weapon)

Occupation: Mercenary

Affiliations: former Richard Damien

Enemies: Spider-Man, Richard Damien

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Spider-Man: The Series #11 "The Sword of Shikata" (MTV, July 11th 2003)

Powers/Abilities: Agile, excellent martial artist, skilled swordswoman. She is fast enough to deflect bullets from the air with her sword.

History: Shikata was a mercenary martial artist who was hired by businessman Richad Damien to capture Spider-Man for his collection of rare animals. Her first battle with the wall-crawler was interupted by the arrival of the police, but not before Shikata decided her noble foe deserved better than captivity - he deserved a duel to the death! Damien, informed of her desire to negate their contract, sent men after her, but they swiftly died at her hands - then she returned to her former employer and decapitated him to prevent him interfering again. Catching up with Spider-Man once more, she engaged him in battle. However when Spider-Man's ally, Mary Jane Watson, realised that Shakita's power was derived from her weapon. Spidey shattered it, and Shakita immediately aged to a wizened crone and died.

Comments: Voiced by Gina Gershon.


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