|“||Ah, you have spirit for one so small. And such spirit is deserving of a sporting chance. Now, I'm going to close my eyes and count to ten. It makes the chase more interesting... for me.||„|
|~ Shere Khan to Mowgli|
Shere Khan is the main antagonist of Disney's 1967 animated feature film The Jungle Book.
A powerful, suave Bengal tiger, Shere Khan had nothing but disdain for his victims. His reputation was such that he needed only to show himself to intimidate the inhabitants of the jungle. His only fears were man's guns and fire.
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Name: Shere Khan
Age: Likely more than 4 years old (He was pretty mature for a tiger)
Classification: Bengal Tiger, Panthera tigris
Attack Potency: Wall level (Any tiger can easily tear bones apart with its jaws and is capable of killing humans with ease. King Louie, an orangutan who could hold a ceiling made out of rock was afraid of him)
Speed: Superhuman (A tiger can run up to speeds of 40 mph)
Lifting Strength: Class 5 (A tiger dragged a woman of the ground with its jaws. Tigers can easily overpower gaurs, that are of this weight. Shere Khan crushed a coconut with ease in the sequel)
Striking Strength: Wall Class (His jaws can tear flesh and he easily overpowered Baloo who is a really big and fat Indian Bear)
Durability: Wall level (Took a tackle from Baloo and that sent him flying against a wall. Survived large falls)
Standard Equipment: Claws and teeth
Weaknesses: Shere Khan is overconfident, and can attack recklessly. He also has pyrophobia.