Each time that Kane has stepped out of the chrysalis throughout his WWE career, he has emerged as a new, unsettling creature.
While his Isaac Yankem D.D.S. character had little staying power, Kane has been a prominent part of the company for over 15 years. A part of that can be attributed to Kane's physical gifts, but it's also a result of his ability to adapt again and again.
WWE has asked him to be a stalker, a sadist and a jokester. He's excelled at every turn.
The following is a look at how Kane's character has evolved over the years, transforming from one fearsome persona to another.