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--> ''[[spoiler:Kitana awoke from this vision to find herself in the Netherrealm. She was not the queen of Edenia, but a revenant of Hell. And she hated Raiden for it.]]''


** [[spoiler: It seems that this either turned into a case of TrollingCreator or more characters where planned to die orignally but it was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen changed during development]].]]

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** [[spoiler: It seems that this either turned into a case of TrollingCreator or more characters where planned to die orignally but it was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen changed during development]]. FromACertainPointOfView though, Torr, Jax and Ermac all die in their Arcade Mode endings, fulfilling the "eight characters die" tweet.]]


* Ferra/Torr's ending. [[spoiler: Ferra eventually comes of age, and has to go through a metamorphosis that will change her from a spritely Pygmy to a hulking Brute. This involves her leaving Torr behind while she goes through the change, and, as a result, this causes Torr to wither away and die. Even if they were villains, in a sense, seeing the distress in Ferra's eyes and her gloominess for the rest of the ending, ''especially'' after Torr dies, is heartbreaking.]]

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* Ferra/Torr's ending. [[spoiler: Ferra eventually comes of age, and has to go through a metamorphosis that will change her from a spritely Pygmy to a hulking Brute. This involves her leaving Torr behind while she goes through the change, and, as a result, this causes Torr to wither away and die. Even if they were villains, in a sense, seeing the distress in Ferra's eyes and her gloominess for the rest of the ending, ''especially'' after Torr dies, is heartbreaking. And this apparently happens with every member of their species. Meaning that at some point, Ferra's new rider will have to abandon her and leave her to die. Ouch.]]

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** The moment Scorpion heard the truth from Sub-Zero about who was responsible of his misery, his face completely screams MyGodWhatHaveIDone The sorrow of having his family killed and his soul manipulated, and the guilt of killing the wrong person for vengeance really weighed on him greatly.


--> '''Hanzo (to Takeda):''' ''[The Hellfire] is my curse, a burden I've carried since the day '''everything changed'''. The last seconds of my life passed like '''hours'''. The massacre of my clan was an outrage. But it was nothing compared to what my eyes held in those final moments. My beautiful family... '''frozen'''. As the village blazed around us, I prayed that ice would thaw. I prayed not to the gods, but to the '''fire itself'''. For Kana, my loving wife. For Jubei, my innocent child. I died. But my soul kept praying for fire, until someone answered. Quan Chi never '''controlled''' me. I was never his '''revenant'''. I was a '''volunteer'''. My lose had become a fire within. The dark sorcerer stoked the flames with promises of '''justice''' and '''vengeance'''. '''Hellfire''' consumed my heart, my name, and my conscience. To Quan Chi's delight, '''Scorpion was born'''. I found vengeance, but there was little justice in it. The fire remained, no matter how many battles I fought. I kept fighting, even after my life was restored. I didn't '''deserve''' a second chance. After all the murders I committed willfully... suicide sounded just.''

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--> '''Hanzo (to Takeda):''' ''[The Hellfire] is my curse, a burden I've carried since the day '''everything changed'''. The last seconds of my life passed like '''hours'''. The massacre of my clan was an outrage. But it was nothing compared to what my eyes held in those final moments. My beautiful family... '''frozen'''. As the village blazed around us, I prayed that ice would thaw. I prayed not to the gods, but to the '''fire itself'''. For Kana, my loving wife. For Jubei, my innocent child. I died. But my soul kept praying for fire, until someone answered. Quan Chi never '''controlled''' me. I was never his '''revenant'''. I was a '''volunteer'''. My lose loss had become a fire within. The dark sorcerer stoked the flames with promises of '''justice''' and '''vengeance'''. '''Hellfire''' consumed my heart, my name, and my conscience. To Quan Chi's delight, '''Scorpion was born'''. I found vengeance, but there was little justice in it. The fire remained, no matter how many battles I fought. I kept fighting, even after my life was restored. I didn't '''deserve''' a second chance. After all the murders I committed willfully... suicide sounded just.''


* One of the developers had stated in a tweet that eight characters are going to die during the events of this game. [[PlayerPunch You know what that means, don't you?]] Of those eight characters confirmed so far is [[spoiler:Baraka, possibly Bo Rai Cho, Mileena, and Quan Chi. Sektor may count, as Sub-Zero keeps him in pieces to access his memories]].

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* One of the developers had stated in a tweet that eight characters are going to die during the events of this the game. [[PlayerPunch You know what that means, don't you?]] Of those eight characters confirmed so far is [[spoiler:Baraka, possibly Bo Rai Cho, Mileena, and Quan Chi. Sektor may count, as Sub-Zero keeps him in pieces to access his memories]].



* Scorpion's time in the Netherrealm after he just died. Most of the time in MK you just see him as an "angry guy just killing people just cuz he lost his family and clan" and not the pain and anguish he felt losing them. Here we get to see him calling out to them half-dazed before Quan Chi comes along to manipulate his feelings into controlling hellfire as it can't burn him. Scorpion is '''crying''' over the sadness of losing his family and clan and it becomes the source of his powers. Eventually he learns to master it and became the specter that we all know and love. It's real sad and a dick move on Quan Chi's part, to see a guy like Scorpion so hurt and being used like that after his loss.

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* Scorpion's time in the Netherrealm after he just died. Most of the time in MK you just see him as an "angry guy just killing people just cuz he lost his family and clan" and not the pain and anguish he felt losing them. Here we get to see him calling out to them half-dazed before Quan Chi comes along to manipulate his feelings into controlling hellfire as it can't burn him. Scorpion is '''crying''' over the sadness of losing his family and clan and it becomes the source of his powers. Eventually he learns to master it and became the specter that we all know and love. It's real sad and a dick move on Quan Chi's part, to see a guy like Scorpion so hurt and being used like that after his loss.



* Jax and Sonya's endings. In Jax's ending, [[spoiler: he agrees to oversee the unit in Johnny's place when the latter is hospitalized so he can spend more time with Jacqui. They get ambushed by Erron Black, and even though Jax protects all of them, it's implied he suffered a fatal wound in the process.]] In Sonya's ending, she has a nightmare that Kano gives her a SadisticChoice between Jax and Cassie, and when she chooses her daughter, [[spoiler: Sonya wakes up, then Johnny comes in to tell her that Jax has been shot.]]

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* Jax and Sonya's endings. In Jax's ending, [[spoiler: he agrees to oversee the unit in Johnny's place when the latter is hospitalized so he can spend more time with Jacqui. They get ambushed by Erron Black, and even though Jax protects all of them, it's implied he suffered a fatal wound in the process.]] In Sonya's ending, she has a nightmare that Kano gives her a SadisticChoice between Jax and Cassie, and when she chooses her daughter, [[spoiler: Sonya wakes up, then Johnny comes in to tell her that Jax has been shot.killed by an assassin.]]


* A minor one, but at the end of Johnny Cage's first fight against Sub-Zero, he shakes his head and says sadly:

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* A minor one, but at At the end of Johnny Cage's first fight against Sub-Zero, he shakes his head and says sadly:


** Her ending as well: [[spoiler:Kitana actually looked like she became human again and replaying how she single-handedly defeated Shao Kahn and saved Edenia while living and becoming its grand princess and ruler. Turns out to be AllJustADream, and she's back at being a revenant and she hated Raiden for her fate. And to punctuate that, Jade is also included in the last shot, looking as if trying to reach out for Kitana, but that thing possessing her in the ending at 9 kept her looks as if it's preventing her.]]

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** Her ending as well: [[spoiler:Kitana actually looked like she became human again and replaying how she single-handedly defeated Shao Kahn and saved Edenia while living and becoming its grand princess and ruler. Turns out to be AllJustADream, and she's back at being a revenant and she hated Raiden for her fate. And to punctuate that, Jade is also included in the last shot, looking as if trying to reach out for Kitana, but that thing possessing her in the ending at 9 kept her looks as if it's preventing her. It's also possible that Kitana was just imagining Jade reaching for her as means to try and escape being a Revenant (This make sense as it's implied that the Revenants still retain their memories) ]]


'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.

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'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.count.
* [[spoiler:Bo' Rai Cho's ending continues the ending string that comprises Scorpion's, Raiden's, and Kotal Kahn's. His ending has the old drunk heading for Outworld when he gets wind that they are the underdog of the Mortal Kombat tournament, because no world deserves subjugation. His training helps Outworld repel Earthrealm, but Bo' Rai Cho's participation ends his friendship with Raiden.]]


'''Sub-Zero''': "One last time"? I'm telling you, [[HopeSpot there's hope -]]

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'''Sub-Zero''': "One last time"? I'm telling you, [[HopeSpot there's hope -]]-]]\\


--->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBeenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]
--->'''Sub-Zero''': "One last time"? I'm telling you, [[HopeSpot there's hope -]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.

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--->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]:''' -->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBeenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]
--->'''Sub-Zero''':
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'''Sub-Zero''':
"One last time"? I'm telling you, [[HopeSpot there's hope -]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': '''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.


* Cyrax's fate in Issue #36 of the ''MortalKombatX'' comic. [[spoiler: After regaining his humanity due to Sub-Zero's virus taking effect, Cyrax decides that Sub-Zero is the only "real" Lin Kuei warrior left, and, with that in mind, decides to self-destruct and take all of the cyberized warriors with him.]]
--->'''Cyrax:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBeenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]

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* Cyrax's [[spoiler:Cyrax's]] fate in Issue #36 of the ''MortalKombatX'' comic. [[spoiler: After regaining his humanity due to Sub-Zero's virus taking effect, Cyrax decides decides that Sub-Zero is the only "real" Lin Kuei warrior left, and, with that in mind, decides to self-destruct and take all of the cyberized warriors with him.]]
--->'''Cyrax:''' --->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBeenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]



--->'''Cyrax''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.

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--->'''Cyrax''': --->'''[[spoiler:Cyrax]]''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.


* Cyrax's fate in Issue #36 of the ''MortalKombatX'' comic. [[spoiler: After regaining his humanity due to Sub-Zero's virus taking effect, Cyrax decides that Sub-Zero is the only "real" Lin Kuei warrior left, and, with that in mind, decides to self-destruct and take all of the cyberized warriors with him.]]
--->'''Cyrax:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]

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* Cyrax's fate in Issue #36 of the ''MortalKombatX'' comic. [[spoiler: After regaining his humanity due to Sub-Zero's virus taking effect, Cyrax decides decides that Sub-Zero is the only "real" Lin Kuei warrior left, and, with that in mind, decides to self-destruct and take all of the cyberized warriors with him.]]
--->'''Cyrax:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBenAnHonor [[ItHasBeenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]


* There might be a very good reason Tanya is working against Kotal Kahn - [[spoiler:in her intros with Ermac, it is confirmed that Ermac holds the souls of ''Tanya's entire family''.]]

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* There might be a very good reason Tanya is working against Kotal Kahn - [[spoiler:in her intros with Ermac, it is confirmed that Ermac holds the souls of ''Tanya's entire family''.]]]]
* Cyrax's fate in Issue #36 of the ''MortalKombatX'' comic. [[spoiler: After regaining his humanity due to Sub-Zero's virus taking effect, Cyrax decides that Sub-Zero is the only "real" Lin Kuei warrior left, and, with that in mind, decides to self-destruct and take all of the cyberized warriors with him.]]
--->'''Cyrax:''' If anyone can restore the clan's honor, you can. [[ItHasBenAnHonor Fighting alongside a real Lin Kuei warrior one last time was as good as it gets. Thank You.]]
--->'''Sub-Zero''': "One last time"? I'm telling you, [[HopeSpot there's hope -]]
--->'''Cyrax''': Yes. There is. But first, the Lin Kuei need a clean slate. [[spoiler:INITIATE AUTO-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. BEGIN COUNTDOWN.]] You're the master now, Sub-Zero. Make it count.


--> '''Hanzo:''' ''[The Hellfire] is my curse, a burden I've carried since the day '''everything changed'''. The last seconds of my life passed like '''hours'''. The massacre of my clan was an outrage. But it was nothing compared to what my eyes held in those final moments. My beautiful family... '''frozen'''. As the village blazed around us, I prayed that ice would thaw. I prayed not to the gods, but to the '''fire itself'''. For Kana, my loving wife. For Jubei, my innocent child. I died. But my soul kept praying for fire, until someone answered. Quan Chi never '''controlled''' me. I was never his '''revenant'''. I was a '''volunteer'''. My lose had become a fire within. The dark sorcerer stoked the flames with promises of '''justice''' and '''vengeance'''. '''Hellfire''' consumed my heart, my name, and my conscience. To Quan Chi's delight, '''Scorpion was born'''. I found vengeance, but there was little justice in it. The fire remained, no matter how many battles I fought. I kept fighting, even after my life was restored. I didn't '''deserve''' a second chance. After all the murders I committed willfully... suicide counded just. Until a wise man saw my hellfire for what it was...''
--> '''Takeda:''' ''Rage?''
--> '''Hanzo:''' ''No. It's the moment I failed my family and my clan. My '''shame''', my '''pain''', my '''loss''' that I can '''never lose'''. To wield hellfire, I have to relive that moment. Burn hot for too long, and I risk destroying myself all over again. Every time.''
--> '''Takeda:''' ''I'm sorry, Grandmaster. I would not have asked if I'd known it was such a personal matter. But... who was this wise man that helped you? You've never mentioned him before.''
--> '''Hanzo:''' ''Because you specifically asked me to '''avoid''' mentioning him. He's your father... '''Kenshi'''.''

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--> '''Hanzo:''' '''Hanzo (to Takeda):''' ''[The Hellfire] is my curse, a burden I've carried since the day '''everything changed'''. The last seconds of my life passed like '''hours'''. The massacre of my clan was an outrage. But it was nothing compared to what my eyes held in those final moments. My beautiful family... '''frozen'''. As the village blazed around us, I prayed that ice would thaw. I prayed not to the gods, but to the '''fire itself'''. For Kana, my loving wife. For Jubei, my innocent child. I died. But my soul kept praying for fire, until someone answered. Quan Chi never '''controlled''' me. I was never his '''revenant'''. I was a '''volunteer'''. My lose had become a fire within. The dark sorcerer stoked the flames with promises of '''justice''' and '''vengeance'''. '''Hellfire''' consumed my heart, my name, and my conscience. To Quan Chi's delight, '''Scorpion was born'''. I found vengeance, but there was little justice in it. The fire remained, no matter how many battles I fought. I kept fighting, even after my life was restored. I didn't '''deserve''' a second chance. After all the murders I committed willfully... suicide counded just. Until a wise man saw my hellfire for what it was...''
--> '''Takeda:''' ''Rage?''
--> '''Hanzo:''' ''No. It's the moment I failed my family and my clan. My '''shame''', my '''pain''', my '''loss''' that I can '''never lose'''. To wield hellfire, I have to relive that moment. Burn hot for too long, and I risk destroying myself all over again. Every time.''
--> '''Takeda:''' ''I'm sorry, Grandmaster. I would not have asked if I'd known it was such a personal matter. But... who was this wise man that helped you? You've never mentioned him before.''
--> '''Hanzo:''' ''Because you specifically asked me to '''avoid''' mentioning him. He's your father... '''Kenshi'''.
sounded just.''

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