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Black Orchid

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B. Orchid is a secret agent sent to investigate the mysterious disappearances that surround the UltraTech contest. Her true identity and abilities are shrouded in secrecy. At the end of the Killer Instinct tournament, Orchid escaped unscathed with vital information about the corrupt future plans of UltraTech. Informing her superiors of UltraTech's evil intentions, they can now act in bringing about the destruction of the corruption presiding there.
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Killer Instinct

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Killer Instinct 2, Killer Instinct Gold, Killer Instinct 3

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Page Updated:  July 13th, 2014

Orchid debuted as the lone heroine of Killer Instinct, and still to this day, is one of the most recognizable and loved characters from the series. In the mid 90's, Orchid was definitely a major (and controversial) sex symbol in video game history. For starters, she "flashes" her opponent as a finishing move in KI1. ^o^ Classic arcade memories... good times indeed.

However, Orchid isn't "all show" as a design. Her stylish combos and cool fighting style also made a statement. On a side note: I remember back in the KI1 days that a lot of people picked her, probably because her combos were very easy. For that reason, I moved on to using other characters. :P Orchid's redesign in KI2 was also pretty memorable, although I always wondered why she swapped out her light sabers for tonfas in KI2... aren't light sabers more effective? Hmm... maybe Rare was trying to avoid a lawsuit. lol.

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