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Ava Ayala (Earth-TRN123) from Ultimate Spider-Man (Animated Series) Season 3 4 002
Information-silkReal Name Ava Ayala
Information-silkCurrent AliasWhite Tiger
Information-silkRelativesHector Ayala (father, deceased), Nestor Ayala (grandfather, deceased)
Information-silkAffiliationS.H.I.E.L.D., S.H.I.E.L.D. Training Program, New Warriors
Information-silkBase Of OperationsTriskelion formerly Aunt May's House, Forest Hills, Queens, New York City; Tri-carrier; S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier
Information-silkIdentityKnown to Authorities Identity
Information-silkMarital StatusSingle
Information-silkOccupationVigilante, adventurer, S.H.I.E.L.D. trainee, high school student
Information-silkEducationHigh School
Information-silkCreatorsPaul Dini
First Appearance
"Great Responsibility"
(April 1, 2012)
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Quote1 You are not right in the head! Quote2
-- White Tiger src 

Early Life

Ava Ayala, alias White Tiger her powers came from the White Tiger Amulet, inherited from her father, Hector Ayala, who inherited it from his. He had been tracked and killed by Kraven the Hunter. She was one of the young superheroes recruited by S.H.I.E.L.D. to join the Training Program along with Power Man (Luke Cage) Iron Fist (Danny Rand) and Nova (Sam Alexander).

Ava Ayala TRN123 006

Great Responsibility

Spider-Man was recruited by Nick Fury and when he was being tested, Ava and the team were not impressed by his performance. Later, she and the team help Spider-Man defeat the Frightful Four. Afterwards, they attend Peter Parker in Midtown High School as classmates (with Agent Coulson as Principal to keep watch on Parker and the team).[1]


One of her first adventures with the trainees was insubordinate trying to defeat Doctor Doom, leading to a chaotic battle in the Helicarrier. They eventually won, but with much damage done and learning to work as a team. [2]

Why I Hate Gym

Taskmaster tries to acquire Spider-Man for Dr. Octavius, while White Tiger lectures Spider-Man the advantage of training compared to his procrastination habits. But when Taskmaster select suitable Spider-Man candidates Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, and Danny Rand, he outmaneuvers both the Wall Crawler's lackluster abilities and White Tiger's trained combat skills. As a result, both Spider-Man and White Tiger work together to defeat Taskmaster by mixing up skills and equipment. [3]

Kraven the Hunter

Ava becomes more aggressive and feral during a training session, nearly defeating Spider-Man and the team, only to suddenly behave normally. The situation escalates when Kraven kidnaps Iron Fist, Nova, and Power Man in exchange for Ava's White Tiger Amulet. She reveals her sudden change in aggression was getting revenge on the Hunter for killing her father the previous White Tiger, and claims Spider-Man not understanding her motives. After defeating Kraven, Spider-Man stops Ava by telling her about confronting Uncle Ben's killer and that taking a life wouldn't change the past. Afterwards, they both share a moment and earn respect for each other. [4]

Itsy Bitsy Spider-Man

White Tiger and the team are transformed into miniature child like versions of themselves. They were taken to the Helicarrier and test were performed on them. Nick Fury with no other options was forced to put the team in D.A.Y.C.A.R.E., and monitored by Nanny Bots, with Agent Coulson's face. There they meet another little boy with snot coming out of his nose. The boy is revealed to by Loki out for revenge. But they are rescued by Thor who had also been transformed into a child. The team escape D.A.Y.C.A.R.E. only to be attacked by the Destroyer armor, Nick Fury order the team to leave in a Quinjet, which is destroyed an are forced to parachute to a rooftop. Loki the possesses the Destroyer as the battle leads to a nearby Toy store. They are able to retrieve the Norn Stone, and with Loki released from the Armor they transform him to a childlike form and return themselves back to normal.[5]

The Incredible Spider-Hulk

White Tigers takes the Hulk who is trapped in Spider-Man's body to the roof of the school and puts him in the Spider-Man costume and tells him to find his original body. [6]

Stan By Me

The team arrive at Midtown High School in their civilian clothes to learn it had been attacked by the Lizard [7]

Ultimate Deadpool

After a training session the team listen to former S.H.I.E.L.D. Trainee Deadpool as he recounts the time he defeated Doctor Doom single handed.[8]

Return of the Sinister Six

Spider-Man and the team battle the Sinister Six again with the help of Norman Osborn and the Iron Patriot Armor. Though Spider-Man has won against the Sinister Six, Dock Ock turns Osborn back in to the Green Goblin who gets away with the captive members of Spider-Man's team. [9]


Following the fight with the Sinister Six, Norman Osborn has been transformed into Green Goblin again and has captured Spider-Man's team (who have been previously defeated by the Sinister Six). Green Goblin has transformed his friends into Goblins and plans to use the old hellicarrier to gas New York City with the Green Goblin formula. But using Doctor Connors' serum, Spider-Man defeats his team by reminding them of their past actions like Ava's fight with Kraven and defeats the Green Goblin. Because of his performance, he is offered a place in the Avengers. [10]

White Tiger

First introductions of White Tiger


Seemingly those of Ava Ayala (Earth-616)#Powers.


Seemingly those of Ava Ayala (Earth-616)#Abilities.


She must constantly keep herself focused and disciplined in order to keep the tiger side the amulet bestows in check to prevent going feral.


  • White Tiger Amulet: Ava wears a small Tiger amulet on her belt that gives her supernatural powers.
  • Voiced by Caitlyn Taylor Love
  • White Tiger's worst nightmare is failing a test and she is seen being shouted at by Principal Coulson.[11]
  • In For Your Eye only and Snow Day she is shown to read Romance novels.[citation needed]

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