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Kan Fung/Black Mask
The only woman among the genetically modified wrestlers and the only woman among the villains. She is aggrieved and angry early in the movie due to boyfriend Iguana's death, which she wrongly blames on Black Mask who had been present at the time. She generally flakes-out on the bad guys and pursues her personal ambitions of revenge. Chameleon eventually betrays the villains after she is set right on what happened to her boyfriend, and starts to focus on her own impending superpower meltdown.
- Chameleon Camouflage: Thanks to her genetic modifications.
- Dark Action Girl: The only female among the antagonists, seemingly impossible for any of the villains to get along with, and a match for their strongest fighter when in her hybrid chameleon form.
- Defiant to the End: In her last scene, Chameleon and Thorn are clasping hands following an intense fight as they hang from either side of a support beam on a stadium several stories in the air. Chameleon insists that she will never disappear (a fate she is afraid of due to her power of invisibility going rampant). Thorn pleads with her to hold on, and she angrily swats his hand, causing both of them to fall to their deaths unnecessarily.
- Evil Is Sexy
- Fan Disservice: Chameleon's death scene is filmed and even conceived to be even more titillating than her previous scenes. It contains detailed frontal nudity, and after Chameleon insists that she will never disappear, she even attempts to fall to her death facing upwards with her arms raised up, apparently intending to be found that way after her body reappears.
- Fiery Redhead: Chameleon is portrayed as hotheaded, generally angry, quick to judgment, and prone to fighting those who make her angry. These are unsparing physical fights with salvos of punches, spinning kicks, and volleys of thrown bottles, not verbal arguments.
- Full-Frontal Assault: Chameleon's ability to blend into her surroundings almost completely at will combined with inhuman speed and strength gives her an obvious (though not apparent) advantage in hand-to-hand combat. This ability does not apply to her clothes, but she is determined to use it to fight the many people she considers her enemy, so Chameleon charges into her fights already invisible, and naked. This is the major source of fanservice in the movie.
- Heel Realization: Chameleon eventually accepts following a late-movie confrontation with Black Mask that 1) Black Mask had been trying to save her boyfriend Iguana, whose genetic enhancements were causing out-of-control mental instability and body-morphing, and 2) that her own power of chameleon camouflage is progressing out of her control, and will eventually render her entirely invisible.
- Invisibility: She can turn invisible at will without apparent limitations.
- Invisible Streaker: Chameleon's body but not her clothes turn invisible (though there is one scene in which her clothes apparently "burn off" the moment she engages her hybrid chameleon form). Chameleon always goes into combat unclothed in order to make use of her effective invisibility. In fact, Chameleon doesn't wear clothes once after the midpoint of the movie.
- Irrational Hatred: Chameleon blames Black Mask for the death of her boyfriend Iguana, because she observed that he was present when Iguana fell to his death. In reality, Black Mask had tried to talk Iguana down and to rescue him from his fall, but Iguana refused to live as a monster and took his own life. Chameleon simply assumes that Black Mask was responsible because he had contact with Iguana immediately before his fall. Chameleon spends most of the movie pursuing the hero intending violent retribution for a death he tried to prevent.
- Ms. Fanservice: Chameleon is the sole source (and a constant source) of fanservice throughout the movie. This applies to both the scenes (generally earlier in the movie) in which she is clothed (always in black, with outfits that expose her midriff, her midriff and her shoulders, or which cover her up but are nonetheless form-fitting) as well as those in which she is nude (which accounts for half of her screen time).
- Peaceful in Death: After her death, Chameleon is observed with her upper body reappeared and her face bearing a calm expression. It is strongly implied that in averting her expected disappearance, she achieved her dying wish.
- Redemption Equals Death: After Chameleon's late-movie Heel Face Turn, she decides to help Black Mask, though she does this on her own terms without involving the hero in her intentions. Chameleon confronts Thorn, the most powerful and dangerous of the genetically modified wrestlers, and she chooses to take him and herself out at the same time.
- Sensible Heroes, Skimpy Villains:
- Shameless Fanservice Girl: Chameleon's ability to render herself camouflaged or invisible doesn't affect her clothes. Simply put, she is naked in all of her fight scenes so that she can get the drop on her opponents. Despite her tendency to charge into combat without asking any questions, Chameleon does stop several times to talk. This seems to calm her down--which in turn seems to render her previously invisible body translucent or just plain visible in parts. This never seems to cause Chameleon any discomfort. In fact, Chameleon is naked when she voluntarily falls to her death in the hope that death will restore her to visibility--and she apparently attempts to fall with her front facing up.
- Superpower Meltdown: Nonlethal. Simply-put, Chameleon begins to experience some involuntary flare-ups of her camouflaging ability over time, and she is apparently finding it increasingly difficult to revert to her purely human form. The same thing happened to her boyfriend Iguana in his (much more disastrous) uncontrolled transformation, a connection that the hero Black Mask makes when she chases him down a second time. Black Mask warns Chameleon that if she cannot find a cure for her genetic modification, her body will eventually fade away until it disappears completely. This becomes Chameleon's main concern.
- This Was Her True Form: Following her death, Chameleon is observed to have landed front-down, with her head, shoulders, and upper torso very-much visible.
- Visible Invisibility: Except for some rare occasions when she entirely gets the drop on, or gives the slip to, her opponent, Chameleon's body is almost always either visible in outline, or as a variable transparent figure, or with some parts of her body being visible. It is clear from several scenes that she is at least somewhat-perceptible this way to other characters and not just to the audience. Naturally, this serves Chameleon's fanservice appeal.