Real Name: Jakarra
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In his regular human form before being exposed to raw Vibranium, Jakarra had no superhuman powers. After exposure to the raw Vibranium, Jakarra took on a monster-like form and possessed superhuman strength and to a certain level, invulnerability.
* Shock Waves (after new mutation, he could throw show waves channeled by his palms using vibranium energy). It produced cataclysmic explosions.
While his half-brother T'Challa (The Black Panther) was out of the nation, Jakarra tried to overthrow Wakanda to sit as its new ruler.
Jakarra knew wouldn't be-able to become the Black Panther because of his size & so he joined the Wakanda military wear he earned the rank of General.
Jakarra Jakarra hated T'Challa because he succeed where Jakarra in becoming the Black Panther & being judge worthy by the Bast. Once while T'Challa was way, Jakarra & his soldiers staged a coup in Wakanda because
Jakarra felt he should rule instead of T'Challa.
Jakarra told N'Gassi (who T'Challa put in charge at the time while he was way) that he was now the new ruler of Wakanda and that he exposed himself to raw Vibranium to make up for him lack of size & physical power. Then Jakarra's body began transform to a monstrous from by his hair falling out & his skin turning pink. He became monster made from raw Vibranium which frighten his soldiers and then turned against him.
Jakarra then ran from N'Gassi office to the jungle of Wakanda. N'Gassi assemble the members of the Royal Family who were in Wakanda at the time to battle there cousin.The Royals (Joshua Itobo, Khanata, Zuni & Ishanta) were able to temporally defeat there monstrous cousin & took him to a holding chamber. While The Royals, N'Gassi & Jiru (N'Gassi's assistant) were debating on what should be done with Jakarra he awoke and escaped.
Jakarra releasing his dream or being the ruler of Wakanda were shatter decided to make his way to the Vibranium mound in a temp to destroy Wakanda and the rest of the world. However T'Challa arrive in just nick-of-time & save Wakanda, but he had destroy the monster his brother had become in the progress.
Having recently been exposed to raw Vibranium, Jakarra took on a monstrous form, and subsequently, was captured and escaped from the military forces of Wakanda.
Jakarra then headed for the great mound of Vibranium, which in his new form, when in contact with him, would create a shockwave large enough to destroy the planet.
During a battle with The Black Panther, Jakarra was killed by an injection meant to defeat him.
First Appearance: Black Panther (1977) #6
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Black Panther (1977)
#6 Black Panther (2005)
- 'A Cup of Youth'#7
- 'Panthers or Pussycats?'#9
- 'Black Musketeers'#10
- 'This World Shall Die!'#14
- 'The Beasts in the Jungle!'
#3 Rise of the Black Panther (2018)
- 'Who is the Black Panther? Part Three'
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