Maroko was one of the most dangerous Tarkatan warrior the realm had ever known. He never lead a horde or served a leader. He moved freely among the hordes and lived where he wanted. Maroko was feared by all. He was known for his scars on his face made by a tiger Shokan.
He then joined forces with Shao Kahn and Gorbak. Then he participated in the tournament of Mortal Kombat against the Edenian knights and won.