What are Fatal Blows in Mortal Kombat 1?

Mortal Kombat 1 Fatal Blow Liu Kang and JaxNetherRealm

Mortal Kombat 1 has its own version of Fatal Blows, a flashy cinematic combo that includes certain mechanics of the X-Rays movements. Here’s what you need to know about Fatal Blows in Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 has introduced many new mechanics to the classic franchise, including Kameo Fighters and the Invasions mode. This edition also included something called Fatal Blows, a special combo that showcases gory attack sequences performed along with Kameo Fighters.

Fatal Blows are presented as the newest form of a Mortal Kombat 11 combo, which reintroduced the X-Ray moves for the blows that deal the most damage. These sequences also play out depending on which Kameo Fighter you choose to team up with, which has resulted in a whole new move list for every character.

Here’s everything you need to know about Mortal Kombat 1’s Fatal Blows.

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What is a Fatal Blow in Mortal Kombat 1?

Fatal Blows are Special Moves that combine the abilities of Kameo fighters with your main Kombatant to deal a short sequence of attacks that zoom in on strikes that deal the most damage.

Mortal Kombat 1 Sub-Zero & Jax Fatal BlowNetherRealm
A Fatal Blow deals up to 35 points of damage on its own in Mortal Kombat 1.

This ability can be used once the player’s health is reduced to 30% or less, and can only be performed once after striking the opponent successfully. If Fatal Blows are blocked, players will have to wait until it becomes ready again.

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List of all Fatal Blows in Mortal Kombat 1

Here’s a list of all Fatal Blows in Mortal Kombat 1:

CharacterFatal BlowBlock Type
AshrahPinned DownOverhead
General ShaoWar GodOverhead
GerasColliding WorldsOverhead
HavikDisarmed and DangerousMid
Johnny CageThat’s All FolksMid
KenshiTwo Heavens AssaultMid
KitanaStepping UpMid
Kung LaoPracticed and PerfectedOverhead
Liu KangMark Of The CreatorOverhead
Li MeiThe Lion’s FeastOverhead
MileenaServing TarkatMid
NitaraTerror from AboveOverhead
Nitara(Air) Terror from AboveOverhead
RaidenRaijin’ RaidensMid
RainWater God’s JudgementMid
ReikoThe Soldier’s SpearitThrow
ReptileThe Beast UnleashedMid
ScorpionSpear and SearedMid
Shang TsungBad MedicineMid
SmokeMistborn KillerMid
Sub-ZeroChill OutMid
Tanya100 HandsMid

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