Ryden Kurtzman
General Information
Species Human-Mutant
Age Unknown
Residence New Haven (Destroyed)
Class 3
Status Deceased
Affiliations Omni-Labs (Formerly)
New Haven/Mutant Kind (Formerly)
Occupations Scientist (Formerly)
Leader of Mutant Kind (Formerly)
Abilities and Equipment
Abilities Geokinesis
Hand-to-Hand Combat
Enhanced Strength
Enhanced Durability
Equipment Nanogene Prime Prototype (Formerly)
Alias(es) Master (Shadow Hound)
King (Himself)
Friends Robert (Formerly)
Shadow Hound
First Appearance A Rainy Day
Voice Actor Ron Perlman

Ryden Kurtzman is a villain in the series, Mutant Drake.


Ryden takes on the appearance of a tired-looking adult with a slight grey skin. He has black, shaggy hair and red eyes. His eyebrows are also thick. He wears a white labcoat, dirty and slightly torn, over a black turtleneck, long brown pants and black boots.

In flashbacks, Ryden's lab coat was clean and not torn at all, his hair was less shaggy and his eyes were brown. He also didn't look so tired, with no lines on his face at the time.


Ryden has the personality of a twisted man who sees the world as corrupt with hate and evil, seeing that he is the only one who can wipe out this hatred of Mutants. He believes that Mutants are the future and that the Human race should be wiped out. He also has a large ego in which he believes that he is a king and all powerful. When calmed, Ryden speaks cleverly, using sophisticated dialogue. He also gives off a charm which he uses to manipulate others. When angered, he can start talking threats and acting out in a rage.

Powers and Abilities

Ryden is a powerful Mutant who has the ability to activate dormant Nanogenes, causing living things to Mutant and serve under his command at a single touch. Using his abilities, Ryden can control the Nanogenes with the ground and other types of vegetation, causing them to float and practically control them to his will.



During the Incident


Creating an Army

Ryden's Assault


Mutant Drake


  • According to himself, Ryden likes Calamari.


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