The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Snakeroot (Ninjutsu sect) (leader) CBR Scale: D

Name: Tekagi

Classification: villain villain   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Daredevil (vol. 1) #320 (Sep. 1993): "Fall from Grace: Part I"

Creators: D. G. Chichester, Scott McDaniel, Michael Avon Oeming

Number of Appearances: 11

Teams/Affiliations: Snakeroot; The Hand

Enemy of: Daredevil, Elektra

Ally: Elektra

Nation: Japan

Race: Asian

Gender: male

Note: Elektra's former lover; led Snakeroot after Daito's suicide

Tekagi was a member of the villainous group known as the Snakeroot, which was a Ninja religious sect which split off from the Hand. Tekagi was formerly a member of the Hand.

Before Tekagi encountered Daredevil as a member of Snakeroot, he had been Elektra's lover.

Tekagi became the new leader of Snakeroot after the previous leader, Lord Daito, committed suicide. As the leader of Snakeroot, Tekagi was a religious leader for the group as well as the leader of their villainous criminal activities.

Ultimately, Tekagi was killed by his former lover, Elektra.


This character is in the following 12 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Elektra: Root of Evil

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