Zod as he appears in Injustice: Gods Among Us
160 lbs (72 kg)
Adventure Comics #283 (April 1961)
"Kneel before Zod!"
He is a Power User. He was officially released on July 2, 2013.
Main/Man of Steel
General of Krypton, Zod was banished to the Phantom Zone for attempting to conquer Krypton. An ultra-nationalist, Zod will do anything to promote Krypton supremacy, including genocide.
Powers and Abilities
Zod possesses the following powers in Injustice: Gods Among Us according to his bio in the archives:
- Brilliant Strategist
- Mastery of Kryptonian Weapons
- Super-human speed, strength and stamina
- Heat Vision
- Ice Breath
- Super Hearing
Zod is bald, with a pair of goggles just above his eyes, with a stylized beard covering some of his face. He wears a black shirt under a set of dark gray armor, large shoulder pads with glyphs carved into them, silver bladed gauntlets over black gloves, a dark yellow belt with a circular pattern on it, black baggy pants and black boots with silver linings at the cut off.
Man of Steel
Zod wears a suit of powered Kryptonian armor, possesses a full head of hair and graying goatee. Based on his appearance from Man of Steel. (Man of Steel Zod DLC)
- "This planet will be mine!" - Intro
- "I win, I always win! " - Outro
- "No one can help you." - During Meter Burn Phantom Strike
- "Kneel before Zod!" - During his grab/throw
- "Die, Superman." - Occasionally after combos on Superman
- "It's my world now." - Occasionally after combos on (Regime) Superman
- "Swallow your shame."
- "There's no where to hide."
- "Zod always wins." - After winning a round
- "All shall kneel." - Clash with any Character
- "Submit or be destroyed." - Clash with any Character
- "All that was yours is now mine." - Clash with any Character
- "I will bring you to your knees." - Clash with any Character
- "You dare defy me?" - Clash with any Character
- "Your defeat is inevitable." - Clash with any Character
- "Welcome to a world of pain." - Clash with any Character
- "Why prolong your suffering?" - Clash with Superman
- "You fail, son of Jor-El." - Clash with Superman
- Zod also appears in the Phantom Zone Transition in the Fortress of Solitude Stage though he looks much more like his comic book counterpart.
- Zod was revealed to be in the season pass along with Lobo, Batgirl and Scorpion through data stored in the game's code.
- Zod was seen at E3 for the first time, and was playable for the people attending.
- Zod was officially revealed during "Clueless Gamer", a skit on the late night talk show Conan.
- Zod's official trailer was released on June 21st.
- Zod's voice actor Nolan North has previously voiced Superboy and Superman in Young Justice, and Penguin and Black Mask in Batman: Arkham City.
- Many of Zod's in-game quotes comes from his lines in Superman II. His quote "Kneel before Zod" comes from his infamous line throughout the film, his intro quote "This planet will be mine." is a reference to when the Phantom Zone crystal was shattered to which Zod and his followers (Ursa and Non) landed on the moon, and his outro quote "I win, I always win!" is what he said when surprised at how easy it was to defeat Earth's military.
- Zod is the third DLC character to appear on the IOS version of the game.
- Zod is the only DLC character to have a 2nd skin besides the default. He also the first DLC character for the game to have another skin.