Mortal Kombat 11: the most outstanding characters of the saga

The launch of Mortal Kombat 11 has made players return to love for the fighting saga and prioritize fighting with a few fighters

NetherRealm Studios, QLOC and Shiver launched on April 23 the latest edition of Mortal Kombat, the eleventh, edited by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment. Its reception by the public has been very good, reaching 1.8 million digital copies sold in just one month.

After adapting its gameplay to the Injustice combat system in the previous installment , here it looks much more elaborate and innovative, with individual movements and combos and less frenetic fights . This latest title incorporates much more content, especially in the form of gameplay and characters: 25 for now and with a view to increasing the number. It has already been announced that at least there will be new ones through various DLC.

The 11th work in the saga has returned the unconditional following of the public to a franchise that has been putting combat games on the market for more than 25 years . All this time has served to consolidate in the collective imagination the love for a series of characters . Next, we show a list with the most notable.

Mortal Kombat characters women

Although the inclusion of female characters is nothing new in Mortal Kombat 11, their style has been new in that their design is less hypersexualized , making them “more mature and respectful”, according to the game’s artistic director. Steve Beran.


In Mortal Kombat II he became a hidden character and liked it so much that he was consolidated in the main roster of the next release . An early friend of Princess Kitana, she joined her when Sao Khan ordered him to capture her.

His main weapon is his body, although he also uses boomerangs and other sharp objects. After dying in Mortal Kombat 2011 , she now returns to the plot with a new look and in love with the God of War and Emperor of Outworld, Kotal Kahn.


Like Jade and her clone Mileena, she also debuted in MKII. She is the princess of Edernia and the stepdaughter of Shao Khan, who manipulated her into believing that he was the true king and that he did not kill her father. Discovered the truth, the warrior swore to take revenge on her in honor of her true parent. With a fan and various sharp tools, Kitana fights to honor her best friend, Jade.


The half-human, half-insect made her first appearance in Mortal Kombat X. Hailing from Outworld, she has the ability to poison her opponents and continue to deal damage once she’s done the combo . She is one of the main subjects of Kotal Khan and she refers to herself as ‘this one’ . As a Drahmin, she is in control of bugs.

DLC characters

The initial roster of Mortal Kombat 11 had 24 characters plus 1 that came through a DLC that was achieved by pre-purchasing the game. It is about Shao Khan, monarch of the Kingdom of Outworld and personification of evil. He is, in fact, one of the main villains in the franchise and first appeared in Mortal Kombat II.

He will be joined in the future, according to a leak on Reddit, by nine more: Shang Tsung, Nightwolf, Terminator, Sindel, Spawn, Ash, Fujin, and Batman’s nemesis, The Joker.

The most common characters


One of Sao Kahn’s main servants, Baraka, is a nomadic mutant from the race of the Tarkatas . On his hands he has claws like long and sharp blades. His personality is servile and although he does not have any kind of grudge against the inhabitants of the land, the truth is that he stubbornly obeys his teacher, who does want to kill them. His brutality in combat, his fierce and monstrous appearance and his personality make him one of the favorites of the public.


Kuai Liang is probably, along with Scorpion, the best known character in the saga . The master of the Lin Kuei clan belongs to the Cryomancers saga and can control and generate ice at will. His personality, tireless pursuit of his brother’s killer, and his loyalty to Earthrealm have endeared him to his followers.


Hanzo Hashashi is the ninja who plays Scorpion, a guy who seeks revenge for the murder of his family. His personality and appearance is one of the few that has remained very similar since the beginning of the saga. His handling of fire makes him the alter ego of Sub-Zero , with whom he gets to fight together on more than one occasion.


Although not as popular as the two described above, Raiden is one of the franchise’s main characters . He is also known as The God of Thunder because of his immortality, ability to fly and summon lightning storms. He is one of the greatest protectors of the land, which he has saved on more than one occasion from the clutches of villains. His quarrel with another of the protagonists, Liu Kang, is one of the main attractions of Mortal Kombat 11.

 Kotal Kahn

The emperor of Outworld is one of the characters that has taken the longest to appear in the narrative plot: specifically in Mortal Kombat X, a fact that does not detract from its depth and weight in the story . Kahn belongs to the Osh Tekk warrior race and his father sent him to earth so that he would inherit the kingdom in the future.

Upon his arrival in the Amazon, instead of attacking the locals, he protected them, becoming their leader. Later he would overthrow the one who usurped his throne, Mileena, although at first he swore allegiance to her. This fighter has an appearance from Aztec folklore and has the power to summon rays of sunlight.

Since its first appearance back in 1992, the Mortal Kombat saga has created legendary video games , the kind that remain in the players’ minds forever.

His refreshing form of combat, his animations and his well-known fatalities helped him to settle as one of the classics in history. Their market value for early titles is quite high, so if you have more than a dozen titles on your shelf, the best thing you can do is protect yourself from any problems , accidents, or theft at home.