|Real Name||Ivan Kazakova|
|Wild Card Traits||Duplication, enhanced durability, regeneration|
|Place of Birth||Brighton Beach, USA|
|Citizenship||Citizen of the United States|
|Event Participant||American Hero|
|First Appearance||Inside Straight|
Wild Card Traits Edit
Every time Matryoshka is hit, burned, struck by lightning, etc., he doubles himself. Every time he splits he gets smaller and dumber. Additionally each subsequent division the copies are weaker than the original. Due to the nature of his ability he is very hard to hurt and heals very fast. All of his smaller "copies" need to be tied together to be reabsorbed into Ivan.
Born in 1988, Matryoshka is big at 6'5", with thick dark brown hair and pale green eyes.
- Born to Russian immigrants.
- The name Matryoshka is the Russian name for nesting dolls referencing his ability to split into smaller forms when struck or attacked.
Selected Reading Edit
Wild Cards Volume XVIII: Inside Straight 2008
- Character Bio - http://www.wildcardsbooks.com/img_character/matryoshka-pop.html