All Confirmed Mortal Kombat 1 Characters

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Mortal Kombat 1 characters
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All confirmed Mortal Kombat 1 characters are right here for you to go through! Mortal Kombat 1 is the twelfth instalment in the main series' run. Mortal Kombat has some of the most iconic fighting game characters in its roster and Mortal Kombat 1 is bringing a lot of those back to the forefront.

What about Kameo characters, though? And are we likely to see more revealed before the game's release date in September? We've got everything you need to know about Mortal Kombat 1's characters right here!

All confirmed Mortal Kombat 1 characters

Mortal Kombat's characters are extremely varied and there are a lot to go through in this article. We'll start with the regular playable characters. All of these will be available from day one of the game's release:

  • Ashrah
  • Baraka
  • Geras
  • Havik
  • Johnny Cage
  • Kenshi
  • Kitana
  • Kung Lao
  • Li Mei
  • Liu Kang
  • Mileena
  • Nitara
  • Raiden
  • Rain
  • Reptile
  • Scorpion
  • Shang Tsung (Pre-order)
  • Shao Kahn
  • Sindel
  • Smoke
  • Sub-Zero
  • Tanya
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Kameo characters

Next up, we have the Kameo fighters. These are characters that aren't playable, but are involved as assists to utilise while fighting. You can use them to extend combos, break opponent's strings, and more.

  • Cyrax
  • Darrius
  • Frost
  • Goro
  • Jax Briggs
  • Kano
  • Kung Lao
  • Motaro
  • Sareena
  • Scorpion
  • Sektor
  • Shujinko
  • Sonya Blade
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero
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Mortal Kombat 1 - Kombat pack

The Kombat pack is another way to get some more characters and other cosmetics post-launch. Some of the skins include a Johnny Cage one that has the likeness of actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme.

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Included in the Kombat pack are six new playable characters and five Kameo fighters. It's not been confirmed which ones these are, but they will be available sometime post-launch.

Confirmed DLC

After leaks via Amazon Italy ruined the surprise, NetherRealm Studios confirmed there will be six playable characters and five Kameo fighters that will launch with Kombat Pack 1. These include characters from both DC's The Suicide Squad and Amazon's The Boys.


These are the playable characters.

  • Homelander
  • Peacemaker
  • Quan Chi
  • Omni Man
  • Ermac
  • Takeda

Interested in learning more about Mortal Kombat 1? Find out which popular actress lent their voice and likeness to the legendary Nitara, and learn all about the Kombat pack, and system requirements here!

For more articles like this, take a look at our Mortal Kombat page.