A sword-wielding mutant in possession of a powerful suit of armor, Silver Samurai has often tangled with Wolverine as the bodyguard of Madame Hydra, and later an occasional mercenary.
Powers and Abilities
Tachyon Field: Ability to generate a tachyon energy field from within his body. Though he can focus this energy through anything, he typically focuses this field through his sword; allowing it to cut through almost any substance.
- Martial Arts: The Silver Samurai is a master of Kenjutsu, the art of wielding a katana, and is an expert in the art of Bushido, the history and customs of the samurai class. He is also a highly skilled grandmaster of the Japanese martial arts such as Jujutsu/Aikijujutsu, Karate Do, Bujutsu, Kenjutsu, Iaijutsu, Tantojutsu (knife-fighting), Ninjutsu, Kyujutsu (Samurai Archery on or off horsback), Bajutsu (horsemanship), and Samurai strategy and tactics.
Ken's samurai armor is silver in color and light enough to not hamper his mobility. The armor weighs 60 lbs (27 kg).
Katana. In particular Ken has used the Muramasa. He also uses throwing weapons such as Kunai (Daggers), Tanto (Combat Knife shaped like a very small Katana) and Shuriken.