Mortal Kombat Trilogy Deluxe is a 2D fighting video game developed by Warner Bros. Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios. It contains all of the fighters from the previous Mortal Kombat games developed by Midway. This game is for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Ultimatium.


Mortal Kombat Trilogy Deluxe is an updated version of the original Mortal Kombat Trilogy. This fighting game contains all of the fighters in various variants from MK1, MK2, MK3, UMK3, MKT and MKMSZ. This game features new finishers, exclusive stages (only for Nintendo Switch), and Kombat Tunes where the player can change the music from previous Mortal Kombat games on all stages (similar to Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. series where the player changes the music on Brawl, for 3DS / Wii U and Ultimate).

Game Modes

  • Arcade Ladder (1-on-1, 2-on-2)
  • Versus Kombat (1-on-1, 2-on-2)
  • Online Versus Kombat (1-on-1, 2-on-2)
  • Training


Returning Characters

Bold describes hidden characters.

  • Baraka
  • Chameleon (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Cyrax
  • Ermac (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Goro (Playable via glitch in Versus Kombat)
  • Jade (MK2, MK3)
  • Jax (MK2, MK3)
  • Johnny Cage (MK1, MK2, MKT)
  • Kabal
  • Kano (MK1, MK3)
  • Khameleon (MK2, MK3)
  • Kintaro (Playable via glitch in Versus Kombat)
  • Kitana (MK2, MK3)
  • Kung Lao (MK2, MK3)
  • Liu Kang (MK1, MK2, MK3)
  • Mileena (MK2, MK3)
  • Motaro (Playable via glitch in Versus Kombat)
  • Nightwolf
  • Noob Saibot (MK1, MK2, MK3, UMK3 MKMSZ)
  • Raiden (MK1, MK2)
  • Rain (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Reptile (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Scorpion (MK1,MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Sektor
  • Shang Tsung (MK1, MK2, MK3)
  • Shao Kahn (Playable via glitch in Versus Kombat)
  • Sheeva
  • Sindel
  • Smoke {Human} (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Smoke {Cyborg}
  • Sonya Blade (MK1, MK3)
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)
  • Sub-Zero {MK3 Variant}
  • Sub-Zero {Cyborg}

New Playable Characters

  • Blaze (MK1, MK2, MK3)
  • Fujin
  • Hornbuckle (MK2, MK3)
  • Multiborg
  • Quan Chi
  • Ruby (MK2, MK3)
  • Sareena
  • Shadow Lady (MK2, MK3)
  • Shadow Priests (playable via glitch in Versus Kombat)
  • Shinnok
  • Skarlet (MK2, MK3)
  • Stoneheart
  • Storm
  • Tanya (MK2, MK3)
  • Toxin
  • Tremor (MK1, MK2, MK3, MKMSZ)

Kombat Zones

From the previous 2D Mortal Kombat games, these zones are decided in order. But in this game, the player can now select one of the Kombat Zones from directly below.

(!) describes a stage fatality.

Mortal Kombat

  • Courtyard
  • Palace Gates
  • Warrior Shrine
  • Pit I (!)
  • Throne Room
  • Pit Bottom
  • Goro's Lair

Mortal Kombat II

  • The Dead Pool (!)
  • Kombat Tomb (!)
  • Wasteland
  • Shadow Monastery
  • Living Forest
  • The Armory
  • The Pit II (!)
  • The Portal
  • Shao Kahn's Arena

Mortal Kombat III

  • The Subway (!)
  • The Street
  • The Bank
  • Rooftop
  • Balcony
  • Soul Chamber
  • The Bridge
  • Bell Tower (!)
  • The Temple
  • Graveyard
  • The Pit III (!)
  • Scorpion's Lair (!)
  • Waterfront
  • Jade's Desert
  • Shao Kahn's Kave
  • The Blue Portal
  • Noob Saibot's Dorfen
  • Hidden Portal

Mortal Kombat Trilogy

  • The Star Bridge (!)

Stages excusive to Nintendo Switch

  • SMB Castle {All-Stars} (!)
  • SMB3 Airship {All-Stars} (!)
  • SMW Castle (!)
  • Luigi's Mansion
  • Kongo Jungle
  • Hyrule Field
  • Norfair (!)
  • Dream Land
  • Corneria (!)
  • Pokémon Stadium
  • Mute City (!)

Returning Finishers

  • Animality (perform a Mercy before using this finisher; allows your fighter to turn into an animal to finish off the opponent)
  • Babality (blocking against certain attacks will disable this finisher; turns your losing opponent into a baby)
  • Brutality (allows a player to pull off an extraordinarily long and rapid combo to kill an opponent)
  • Fatality (the only finisher returning from each Mortal Kombat game)
  • Friendship (blocking against certain attacks will disable this finisher; allows your fighter to perform an act of kindness and goodwill towards their helpless opponent instead of killing them after winning the match)

New Finishers

NOTE: Some are from previous Mortal Kombat games.

  • Faction Kill (allows the victorious player's character to call in their respective faction to finish off their opponent)
  • Hara-Kiri (allows your losing opponent to cause their own death by using an input combination similar to performing a Fatality)
  • Humiliation (inspired by Rare's Killer Instinct franchise; makes your opponent do a humiliative dance; similar to various "Friendship" dance moves)
  • Pokémality (inspired by Nintendo's Pokémon franchise, exclusive to Nintendo Switch where your fighter can turn into a Pokémon to finish off the opponent; similar to the Animality)

List of Animalities

For a list of all Animalities, see Mortal Kombat Trilogy Deluxe/Animality

List of Friendships

For a list of all Friendships, see Mortal Kombat Trilogy Deluxe/Friendship

List of Pokémalities

For a list of all Pokémalities, see Mortal Kombat Trilogy Deluxe/Pokémality

Unlock Criteria

NOTE: When entering the Krypt, these fighters shown below can be unlocked for the price of 300000 Koins, while fighter versions from MK1, MK2, MK3, MKT and MKMSZ can be unlocked by the price of 100000 Koins. Fighters can be unlocked faster by following the unlock method below.

Fighter Unlock Method
Chameleon Get 50 First Hits in the Arcade Ladder
Khameleon Perform 50 Fatalities
Smoke (Human) Clear Arcade Ladder with Smoke (Cyborg)
Sub-Zero (MK3 Variant) Clear Arcade Ladder with Sub-Zero
Sub-Zero (Cyborg) Clear Arcade Ladder with Sub-Zero using no continues
Blaze Get 8 First Hits in one game using no continues in the Arcade Ladder
Multiborg Win 50 matches in Ghost Kombat
Quan Chi Win 100 matches in Ghost Kombat
Shadow Lady Perform 50 Faction Kills
Shinnok Perform 100 Faction Kills
Skarlet Get 100 First Hits in the Arcade Ladder


  • This is the first Mortal Kombat game to have exclusive Nintendo content on the Nintendo Switch (exclusive stages and the Pokémality finisher).
  • Scorpion and Sheeva are the only two characters to have their animal transformations swapped during an Animality, with Scorpion turning into a giant scorpion and Sheeva turning into a penguin.
  • Nightwolf and Shadow Lady are the only two characters who transform during their friendship animation.
  • Although, completing Arcade mode with a boss character during a glitch shows the ending of the character the player has selected.

Cast (in alphabetical order)

Character Potrayer
Baraka Richard Divizio
Blaze Ho Sung Pak (MK1, MK2)
Eddie Wong (MK3)
Chameleon Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Cyrax Sal Divita
Ermac Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Fujin Anthony Marquez
Hornbuckle Ho Sung Pak (MK2)
Eddie Wong (MK3)
Jade Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Jax John Parrish
Johnny Cage Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
Chris Alexander (MKT)
Kabal Richard Divizio
Kano Richard Divizio
Khameleon Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Kitana Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Kung Lao Anthony Marquez
Liu Kang Ho Sung Pak (MK1, MK2)
Eddie Wong (MK3)
Mileena Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Multiborg Sal Divita
Nightwolf Sal Divita
Noob Saibot Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
Richard Divizio (MK3)
John Turk (UMK3, MKMSZ)
Quan Chi Richard Divizio
Raiden Carlos Pensina
Rain Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Reptile Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Ruby Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Sareena Lia Montelongo
Scorpion Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Shadow Lady Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Sektor Sal Divita
Shang Tsung Ho Sung Pak (MK1)
Phillip Ahn, M.D. (MK2)
John Turk (MK3)
Shao Kahn Brian Glynn
Steve Ritchie (voice)
Shinnok Gary Wingert
Sindel Lia Montelongo
Skarlet Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Smoke Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)
Sal Divita (Cyborg)
Sonya Blade Elizabeth Malecki (MK1)
Kerri Hoskins (MK3)
Stoneheart Sal Divita
Storm Sal Divita
Sub-Zero Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3)
Sal Divita (Cyborg)
Tanya Katalin Zamiar (MK2)
Becky Gable (MK3)
Toxin Sal Divita
Tremor Daniel Pensina (MK1, MK2)
John Turk (MK3, MKMSZ)




Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat III

Mortal Kombat Trilogy

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Stages


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