Mortal Kombat 11 walkthrough & guide

Drop right into the fight with Shacknews' Mortal Kombat 11 walkthrough, with game guides and FAQs covering characters, unlockables, the Krypt, and more.


NetherRealm Studios is once again pushing the boundaries of electronic combat and gore, and our Mortal Kombat 11 walkthrough is here to help players survive the experience. To make the most out of the latest series release, players will need to learn how combat works, how to unlock new items and content, and most importantly, how to pull off all those gruesome Fatalities. Fret not, for our Mortal Kombat 11 game guides and FAQ covers everything from basic controls to the Krypt and beyond.

Combat and controls

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All Fatalities and inputs
A full list of each of the game's Fatalities for every character, including their command input and range.

How to unlock Frost
Frost is the only member of the starting roster who must be unlocked. Fortunately, unlocking her is simple.

How to perform a Mercy
Show a little Mercy and let the fight live on by learning how Mercies work.

PlayStation 4 controls and button mapping
Brush up on the basics of control for PlayStation 4.

Xbox One controls and button mapping
Learn the essential game functions for Xbox One.

Switch controls and button mapping
Figure out how to fight the right way on the Nintendo Switch.

PC controls and keybindings
Wrap your head around the button mapping and input options on PC.

How to link MK11 and Mortal Kombat Mobile
Learn how to link your Mortal Kombat Mobile account to MK11 and unlock the special Kronika Announcer Voice.

Krypt and unlockables

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Krypt Key Item locations
Here's where to find each of the Key Item locations needed to progress through the Krypt.

How to open Red Helmet Chests
Learn everything you need to do to open up the Red Helmet Chests in the Krypt.

How to open flaming chests
Here's how to open thosechests covered in flames in Krypt mode.

Lower Courtyard lever puzzle guide
Learn how to solve the Lower Courtyard lever puzzle and continue progress through the Krypt.

Mortal Kombat 11 guides and tips

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How to get more Koins fast
Everything you need to know to stock up on Koins quickly.

How to earn more Time Krystals
You don't want to run out of Time Krystals.

How to get more Hearts
Refill those Hearts quickly with these simple tips.

How to earn more Easy Fatality Tokens
Here's how to keep the Easy Fatality Tokens flowing in.

How to get more Skip Fight Tokens fast
Learn how to get your hands on more Skip Fight Tokens so you can bypass fights that might otherwise obliterate you.

FAQ and extras

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Mortal Kombat 11
Developer: NetherRealm Studios Genre: Fighting
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Release date: April 23, 2019
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC ESRB Rating: M for Mature 17+

Confirmed character roster
Check out each of the confirmed characters fans can expect to see, including the latest DLC fighters.

Voice actors and cast in Mortal Kombat 11
Wondering who voices each character in MK11? Learn more about the voice actors and cast featured in the series' latest gore-filled release.

How to play Mortal Kombat 11 with friends
Learn how to play MK11 with your friends using local and online play.

How long does it take to beat story mode?
Curious to know how many hours it will take to beat the MK11 story mode? We've got a few ideas.

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