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* EvenBetterSequel: It takes [[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 the original game]]'s violence and brutality UpToEleven and introduces many fan favorite characters as well as the Outworld setting that would follow the series from here on out.

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* EvenBetterSequel: It takes [[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 the original first game]]'s violence and brutality UpToEleven and introduces many fan favorite characters as well as the Outworld setting that would follow the series from here on out.


* HarsherInHindsight: The special intro in the UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that Creator/{{Acclaim}}, the company that distributed the first two games in said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk The special intro intro]] in the UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that this due to the bankruptcy of Creator/{{Acclaim}}, the company that distributed the first two games in for said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].console.


* HarsherInHindsight: The special intro in the [[UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that Creator/{{Acclaim}}, the company that distributed the first two games in said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].

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* HarsherInHindsight: The special intro in the [[UsefulNotes/{{Super UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that Creator/{{Acclaim}}, the company that distributed the first two games in said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].


* DracoInLeatherPants: Shao Kahn, very often, for [[EstrogenBrigade both]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim sides]] of the fandom. [[{{Stripperiffic}} Very, very tiny leather pants...]]

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* DracoInLeatherPants: Shao Kahn, very often, Kahn is this for [[EstrogenBrigade both]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim sides]] a lot of the fandom. [[{{Stripperiffic}} Very, very tiny leather pants...]]fans due to his EvilIsCool and EvilIsSexy tendencies.



* GameBreaker: Kitana's fan lift/pummeling combo is a nigh-indefensible move so widely abused that it was nerfed by a software update that made it difficult to corner an opponent. Some players found a workaround anyway.
* HarsherInHindsight: The special intro in the ''Super Nintendo'' port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that Acclaim, the company that distributed the first two games in said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].
* ItsHardSoItSucks: A major issue with the game is [[Main/TheComputerIsACheatingBastard it's cheating AI]], causing the game to become absurdly hard. It's difficult to enjoy a game when you get thrown almost every five seconds while your attacks are almost always blocked.
* LauncherOfAThousandShips:
** Sub-Zero has been shipped with [[FoeYayShipping Scorpion]], [[IncestYayShipping Noob Saibot]], [[HoYayShipping Smo]][[RoboShip ke]], [[HoYayShipping Kenshi]], [[ShipTease Sareena]], [[MentorShip Fr]][[FoeYayShipping ost]], [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Kitana, Jade, Mileena]]...
** Reptile. Like Sub-Zero's case with Sareena, the closest Reptile has to a canon love interest is Khameleon due to [[AdamAndEvePlot her hopes to repopulate their dying race]], but it's not uncommon to see fans pair up Reptile with Mileena or Nitara as well.

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* GameBreaker: Kitana's fan lift/pummeling combo is was a nigh-indefensible move so widely abused that it was nerfed by a software update that made it difficult to corner an opponent. Some players found a workaround anyway.
* HarsherInHindsight: The special intro in the ''Super Nintendo'' [[UsefulNotes/{{Super Nintendo|EntertainmentSystem}} port, which features Shao Kahn and Kintaro, is no longer funny now that Acclaim, Creator/{{Acclaim}}, the company that distributed the first two games in said console, bankrupted. [[http://youtu.be/yrjq6aNYVFk See it yourself here]].
* ItsHardSoItSucks: A major issue with the game is [[Main/TheComputerIsACheatingBastard it's its cheating AI]], causing the game to become absurdly hard. It's difficult to enjoy a game when you get thrown almost every five seconds while your attacks are almost always blocked.
* LauncherOfAThousandShips:
** Sub-Zero has been shipped with [[FoeYayShipping Scorpion]], [[IncestYayShipping Noob Saibot]], [[HoYayShipping Smo]][[RoboShip ke]], [[HoYayShipping Kenshi]], [[ShipTease Sareena]], [[MentorShip Fr]][[FoeYayShipping ost]], [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Kitana, Jade, Mileena]]...
** Reptile. Like Sub-Zero's case with Sareena, the closest Reptile has to a canon love interest is Khameleon due to [[AdamAndEvePlot her hopes to repopulate their dying race]], but it's not uncommon to see fans pair up Reptile with Mileena or Nitara as well.
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* PortingDisaster: The ''Midway Arcade Treasures 2'' version had the start button exclusively function as the pause button. This made unlocking Smoke impossible.
* SelfFanservice: Mileena is probably the character subjected to this the most, likely because of the whole [[ButterFace "smoking hot body, hideous face"]] dichotomy she presents. FanArt tends to either outright give her CuteLittleFangs or somehow display/downplay her teeth in a way that doesn't detract from her beauty. She also tends to be hit with AdaptationalAttractiveness in the live action adaptations. That being said, there are fans who disagree with these kind of depictions, seeing Mileena's [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily Tarkatan features]] as part of the allure of the character, not to mention that she's [[ProgressivelyPrettier been approaching]] UglyCute territory since ''VideoGame/MortalKombatDeception Deception]]''.

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* PortingDisaster: The ''Midway Arcade Treasures 2'' version had has the start button exclusively function as the pause button. This made makes unlocking Smoke impossible.
* SelfFanservice: Mileena is probably the character subjected to this the most, likely because of the whole [[ButterFace "smoking hot body, hideous face"]] dichotomy she presents. FanArt tends to either outright give her CuteLittleFangs or somehow display/downplay her teeth in a way that doesn't detract from her beauty. She also tends to be hit with AdaptationalAttractiveness in the live action adaptations. That being said, there are fans who disagree with these kind of depictions, seeing Mileena's [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily Tarkatan features]] as part of the allure of the character, not to mention that she's [[ProgressivelyPrettier been approaching]] UglyCute territory since ''VideoGame/MortalKombatDeception Deception]]''.


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Being a Mortal Kombat game this is a given but [=MK2=] is unique in playing slightly alternate music in select stages, usually cutting out the intros for rounds 2 and 3.
* DracoInLeatherPants: Shao Kahn, VERY often, for [[EstrogenBrigade both]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim sides]] of the fandom. [[{{Stripperiffic}} Very, very tiny leather pants...]]
* EvenBetterSequel: It takes the original's violence and brutality UpToEleven and introduces many fan favorite characters as well as the Outworld setting that would follow the series from here on out.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Being a Mortal Kombat game ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' game, this is a given given, but [=MK2=] ''[=MK2=]'' is unique in playing slightly alternate music in select stages, usually cutting out the intros for rounds 2 and 3.
* DracoInLeatherPants: Shao Kahn, VERY very often, for [[EstrogenBrigade both]] [[EvenTheGuysWantHim sides]] of the fandom. [[{{Stripperiffic}} Very, very tiny leather pants...]]
* EvenBetterSequel: It takes [[VideoGame/MortalKombat1 the original's original game]]'s violence and brutality UpToEleven and introduces many fan favorite characters as well as the Outworld setting that would follow the series from here on out.



** Mileena is ''supposed'' to be a deliberate subversion, as her hideous face is meant to be completely at odds with her curvaceous build. Tell that to a bevy of fans who still find Mileena dead sexy. [[ProgressivelyPrettier Her looks marginally improving over the course of the series]] hasn't helped this stance.
** Take Goro, cross-breed him with a [[BeastMan tiger]] and then [[StoutStrength make him roughly 1.5 times more massive]] [[MonsterModesty with the exact same level]] [[UnderwearOfPower of clothing]] and you end up with Kintaro, who may not be as popular as Goro in the mainstream fandom, but [[DracoInLeatherPants certainly has a sizable fanbase]] of his own [[UsefulNotes/FurryFandom among certain groups.]]

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** Mileena is ''supposed'' to be a deliberate subversion, as her hideous face is meant to be completely at odds with her curvaceous build. Tell that to a bevy of fans who still find Mileena her dead sexy. [[ProgressivelyPrettier Her looks marginally improving over the course of the series]] hasn't helped this stance.
** Take Goro, cross-breed him with a [[BeastMan tiger]] and then [[StoutStrength make him roughly 1.5 times more massive]] [[MonsterModesty with the exact same level]] [[UnderwearOfPower of clothing]] and you end up with Kintaro, who may not be as popular as Goro in the mainstream fandom, but [[DracoInLeatherPants certainly has a sizable fanbase]] of his own [[UsefulNotes/FurryFandom among certain groups.]]groups]].



* GameBreaker: Kitana's fan lift/pummeling combo, a nigh-indefensible move so widely abused that it was nerfed by a software update that made it difficult to corner an opponent. Some players found a workaround anyway.

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* GameBreaker: Kitana's fan lift/pummeling combo, combo is a nigh-indefensible move so widely abused that it was nerfed by a software update that made it difficult to corner an opponent. Some players found a workaround anyway.



** Sub-Zero VI. Let's see... we've got [[FoeYayShipping Scorpion]], [[IncestYayShipping Noob Saibot]], [[HoYayShipping Smo]][[RoboShip ke]], [[HoYayShipping Kenshi]], [[ShipTease Sareena]], [[MentorShip Fr]][[FoeYayShipping ost]], [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Kitana, Jade, Mileena]]...
** Reptile is working his way up. Like Sub-Zero's case with Sareena, the closest Reptile has to a canon love interest is Khameleon due to [[AdamAndEvePlot her hopes to repopulate their dying race]], but it's not uncommon to see fans pair up Reptile with Mileena or Nitara as well.
* MemeticMutation[=/=]NeverLiveItDown: Smoke's initial appearance in ''2'' was as a gray Scorpion [[PaletteSwap recolor]] with crazy speed. His cyborg version has even more attacks taken from other characters. Combine that with one of his vocal grunts [[{{Mondegreen}} being heard by many]] as "[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Yoink]]", he has become famous as a move thief, matched only by [[VideoGame/MortalKombatDeception Shujinko]].
** It doesn't even have to be techniques. Nowadays, Smoke's "Yoink!" is PlayedForLaughs if he steals ''anything''.
* MostAnnoyingSound: Kahn's commentary got the honor of rivaling [[ScreamingWarrior Liu Kang's]] [[{{Kiai}} voice]].

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** Sub-Zero VI. Let's see... we've got has been shipped with [[FoeYayShipping Scorpion]], [[IncestYayShipping Noob Saibot]], [[HoYayShipping Smo]][[RoboShip ke]], [[HoYayShipping Kenshi]], [[ShipTease Sareena]], [[MentorShip Fr]][[FoeYayShipping ost]], [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Kitana, Jade, Mileena]]...
** Reptile is working his way up.Reptile. Like Sub-Zero's case with Sareena, the closest Reptile has to a canon love interest is Khameleon due to [[AdamAndEvePlot her hopes to repopulate their dying race]], but it's not uncommon to see fans pair up Reptile with Mileena or Nitara as well.
* MemeticMutation[=/=]NeverLiveItDown: Smoke's initial appearance in ''2'' was as a gray Scorpion [[PaletteSwap recolor]] with crazy speed. His cyborg version has even more attacks taken from other characters. Combine that with one of his vocal grunts [[{{Mondegreen}} being heard by many]] as "[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Yoink]]", he has become famous as a move thief, matched only by [[VideoGame/MortalKombatDeception Shujinko]].
** It doesn't even have to be techniques. Nowadays, Smoke's "Yoink!" is PlayedForLaughs if he steals ''anything''.
* MostAnnoyingSound: Shao Kahn's commentary got the honor of rivaling rivals [[ScreamingWarrior Liu Kang's]] [[{{Kiai}} voice]].



* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Mileena, which becomes ''very'' apparent during her "Man-Eater" Fatality and ending.

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* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Mileena, which becomes ''very'' apparent during her "Man-Eater" "Man Eater" Fatality and ending.



* PolishedPort: Unbelievably, the GameBoy version turned out really well. Yes, the character roster had to be cut down due to hardware limitations, but the graphics and music are very good, the controls are perfect, and the gameplay is actually ''faster'' than the other versions.

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* PolishedPort: Unbelievably, the GameBoy UsefulNotes/GameBoy version turned out really well. Yes, the character roster had to be cut down due to hardware limitations, but the graphics and music are very good, the controls are perfect, and the gameplay is actually ''faster'' than the other versions.



* SelfFanservice: Mileena is probably the character subjected to this trope the most, likely because of the whole [[ButterFace "smoking hot body, hideous face"]] dichotomy she presents. FanArt tends to either outright give her CuteLittleFangs or somehow display/downplay her teeth in a way that doesn't detract from her beauty. She also tends to be hit with AdaptationalAttractiveness in the live action adaptations. That being said, there are fans who disagree with these kind of depictions, seeing Mileena's [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily Tarkatan features]] as part of the allure of the character, not to mention that she's arguably [[ProgressivelyPrettier been approaching]] UglyCute territory since ''Deception''.
* UncannyValley: In today's standard's, the graphics are a bit... off. For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]

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* SelfFanservice: Mileena is probably the character subjected to this trope the most, likely because of the whole [[ButterFace "smoking hot body, hideous face"]] dichotomy she presents. FanArt tends to either outright give her CuteLittleFangs or somehow display/downplay her teeth in a way that doesn't detract from her beauty. She also tends to be hit with AdaptationalAttractiveness in the live action adaptations. That being said, there are fans who disagree with these kind of depictions, seeing Mileena's [[MoreTeethThanTheOsmondFamily Tarkatan features]] as part of the allure of the character, not to mention that she's arguably [[ProgressivelyPrettier been approaching]] UglyCute territory since ''Deception''.
''VideoGame/MortalKombatDeception Deception]]''.
* UncannyValley: In By today's standard's, standards, the graphics are a bit... bit off. For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]


* EvenBetterSequel: Due to being UpToEleven of the original.
** Not to mention introducing many fan favorite characters,as well as the out world setting that would follow the series from here on out.

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* EvenBetterSequel: Due to being It takes the original's violence and brutality UpToEleven of the original.
** Not to mention introducing
and introduces many fan favorite characters,as characters as well as the out world Outworld setting that would follow the series from here on out.



* UncannyValley: In today's standard's, the graphics are a bit... off... For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]

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* UncannyValley: In today's standard's, the graphics are a bit... off...off. For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]

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**Not to mention introducing many fan favorite characters,as well as the out world setting that would follow the series from here on out.

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See also the franchise-wide pages for:
* [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]]
* [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]]
* [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]]
* [[HilariousInHindsight/MortalKombat Hilarious In Hindsight]]
* [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]]
* [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]]
* [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]
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* FridgeBrilliance: When Noob Saibot wins a match, the announcement is "Feel the POWER of ''Toasty!''". This could be considered a hint towards the fact that he's the original Sub-Zero since Bi-Han was killed by Scorpion, who tends to be most-associated with the phrase "Toasty" due to him being able to burn people down to a charred skeleton.


!![[center: [[YMMV/MortalKombat Main page]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat1 MK1]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat2 MK2]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat3 MK3]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat4 MK4]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatDeadlyAlliance Deadly Alliance]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatDeception Deception]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatArmageddon Armageddon]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatVsDCUniverse MK vs. DC Universe]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat9 MK9]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatX MKX]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombat11 MK11]]\\
[-Spinoffs: [[YMMV/MortalKombatMythologiesSubZero MKM: Sub-Zero]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatSpecialForces Special Forces]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatShaolinMonks Shaolin Monks]]\\
Non-videogame media: [[YMMV/MortalKombatTheMovie Mortal Kombat: The Movie]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatTheJourneyBegins The Journey Begins]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatAnnihilation Annihilation]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatConquest Conquest]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatDefendersOfTheRealm Defenders Of The Realm]] | [[YMMV/MalibuComicsMortalKombat Malibu Comics]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatLegacy Legacy]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatRebirth Rebirth]]\\
Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[HilariousInHindsight/MortalKombat Hilarious In Hindsight]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]\\
Game-specific pages: [[Fridge/MortalKombat2 Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat2 Funny Moments]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat2 Nightmare Fuel]] -]]]
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Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[Fridge/MortalKombat Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat Funny Moments]] | [[Heartwarming/MortalKombat Heartwarming Moments]] | [[HilariousInHindsight/MortalKombat Hilarious In Hindsight]] | [[Awesome/MortalKombat Moment of Awesome]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[TearJerker/MortalKombat Tear Jerker]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]-]]]

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Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[Fridge/MortalKombat Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat Funny Moments]] | [[Heartwarming/MortalKombat Heartwarming Moments]] | [[HilariousInHindsight/MortalKombat Hilarious In Hindsight]] | [[Awesome/MortalKombat Moment of Awesome]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[TearJerker/MortalKombat Tear Jerker]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]-]]]Woobie]]\\
Game-specific pages: [[Fridge/MortalKombat2 Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat2 Funny Moments]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat2 Nightmare Fuel]] -]]]


Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[Fridge/MortalKombat Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat Funny Moments]] | [[Heartwarming/MortalKombat Heartwarming Moments]] | [[Awesome/MortalKombat Moment of Awesome]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[TearJerker/MortalKombat Tear Jerker]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]]]-]

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Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[Fridge/MortalKombat Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat Funny Moments]] | [[Heartwarming/MortalKombat Heartwarming Moments]] | [[HilariousInHindsight/MortalKombat Hilarious In Hindsight]] | [[Awesome/MortalKombat Moment of Awesome]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[TearJerker/MortalKombat Tear Jerker]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]]]-]Woobie]]-]]]



* HilariousInHindsight: Like in ''VideoGame/MortalKombat1'', Liu Kang's Rolling Uppercut Fatality featured zero gore. Come ''VideoGame/MortalKombat9'', and that letdown of a Fatality has been remade as a skull-fracturing X-Ray Move.


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[-Spinoffs: [[YMMV/MortalKombatMythologiesSubZero MKM: Sub-Zero]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatSpecialForces Special Forces]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatShaolinMonks Shaolin Monks]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatVsDCUniverse MK vs. DC Universe]]\\

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[-Spinoffs: [[YMMV/MortalKombatMythologiesSubZero MKM: Sub-Zero]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatSpecialForces Special Forces]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatShaolinMonks Shaolin Monks]] | [[YMMV/MortalKombatVsDCUniverse MK vs. DC Universe]]\\Monks]]\\



Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]]]-]

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Series-wide pages: [[AndTheFandomRejoiced/MortalKombat And The Fandom Rejoiced]] | [[Monster/MortalKombat Complete Monster]] | [[EnsembleDarkhorse/MortalKombat Ensemble Darkhorse]] | [[Fridge/MortalKombat Fridge]] | [[Funny/MortalKombat Funny Moments]] | [[Heartwarming/MortalKombat Heartwarming Moments]] | [[Awesome/MortalKombat Moment of Awesome]] | [[NauseaFuel/MortalKombat Nausea Fuel]] | [[NightmareFuel/MortalKombat Nightmare Fuel]] | [[TheScrappy/MortalKombat The Scrappy]] | [[TearJerker/MortalKombat Tear Jerker]] | [[Woobie/MortalKombat The Woobie]]]]-]


* TheWoobie:
** Kitana has a history of being repeatedly deceived and/or manipulated by several villains throughout the series. She, during ''Mortal Kombat 2'', falsely believes Shao Kahn to be her father. In ''Deception'', she is under the control of Onaga; and in ''Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe'', she's being manipulated by both the rage sent by Dark Kahn, and then by Quan Chi. [[IronWoobie It hardly seems to affect her though.]] She breaks in her ''Unchained'' ending, though, after Blaze tells her that her premonitions were true and ''Armageddon'' is coming.
** Smoke's misfortunes also seem to pile up with each sequel. To date, he's been [[spoiler:converted to a cyborg against his will, deactivated and hung as a trophy after ''Mortal Kombat 3'', and reprogrammed as an evil minion in ''Deception''. The reboot spares him the cybernetics and instead reveals that he was sacrificed by a cult '''as an infant'''. Plus he's killed off in 9, enslaved by Quan Chi and remains a revenant in X while a copy of his brainwaves are uploaded into another cyborg]]. Smoke: one way or another, his life ''sucks''.
* UncannyValley: In today's standard's, the graphics are a bit... off... For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]

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* TheWoobie:
** Kitana has a history of being repeatedly deceived and/or manipulated by several villains throughout the series. She, during ''Mortal Kombat 2'', falsely believes Shao Kahn to be her father. In ''Deception'', she is under the control of Onaga; and in ''Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe'', she's being manipulated by both the rage sent by Dark Kahn, and then by Quan Chi. [[IronWoobie It hardly seems to affect her though.]] She breaks in her ''Unchained'' ending, though, after Blaze tells her that her premonitions were true and ''Armageddon'' is coming.
** Smoke's misfortunes also seem to pile up with each sequel. To date, he's been [[spoiler:converted to a cyborg against his will, deactivated and hung as a trophy after ''Mortal Kombat 3'', and reprogrammed as an evil minion in ''Deception''. The reboot spares him the cybernetics and instead reveals that he was sacrificed by a cult '''as an infant'''. Plus he's killed off in 9, enslaved by Quan Chi and remains a revenant in X while a copy of his brainwaves are uploaded into another cyborg]]. Smoke: one way or another, his life ''sucks''.
* UncannyValley: In today's standard's, the graphics are a bit... off... For proof, just check Shao Kahn's [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/mkwikia/images/7/7c/Shao_Kahn.png/revision/latest?cb=20110301020726 introduction]] or [[http://www.mksecrets.net/images/mk2/mk2-ending18.png Mileena's face in her ending.]]]]
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