Best Mortal Kombat 9 Characters


The Top Ten

1 Scorpion Scorpion Scorpion is a recurring player character and occasional boss character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias.

Very easy to play, has moves that almost cover all aspects of fighting, including counter attack as the teleport, long range including the hell fire and the get over here rope, then there's the take down, which is very very good for close combat as they almost never see it coming, his amazing combos,

Dude this guy should be like number 1 I mean he can take on a whole army plus he's the only who can take on Smoke

Duh? What can a fire breathing badass evil most deadliest zombie ninja be but the BEst.. He's the true reason why mortal kombat is pure awesomeness.

Just came to vote the guy

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2 Sub-Zero Sub-Zero Sub-Zero is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series and one of the original characters in the first Mortal Kombat game in 1992. A mainstay of the series, Sub-Zero is the only character who has appeared in every main Mortal Kombat fighting game.

Easily the most cerebral fighter. Can control the game pace, play offense, defense, set traps, and lay a ton of damage on you in the corner. He is a slower character, but his ability to manage the spacing of a fight more than makes up for it.

He chills down all the other fighters with just a ice ball!

Sub zero is one of my favorite charters and I am very good playing as him too

He should've been the one to properly raise Elsa much better than ever instead of her so called parents.

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3 Reptile

Reptile isn't only one the the most unique fighters but is also in my opinion one of the best. Suprised sub-zero isn't up here though. Nice list.

He's my fovourite fighter I've never lost with him

4 Ermac Ermac

He is so awesome his fatality is so cool he lifts you up into the with his sorcery pulls your limbs off your body so your just like a limbless weak warrior

Ermac is very strong, and awesome plus he ripped jax arms off with his powers who does that

This guy has got a counter attack for every character up his sleeve.

Ermac is great he has in my opinion the best fatality in mortal kombat x he's also my favorite mortal kombat x charecter along with ferra/torr and d'vorah

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5 Noob Saibot Noob Saibot Noob Saibot, is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. He debuted as an unplayable hidden character in Mortal Kombat II, in which he was a black silhouette of the game's other male ninjas, and made his first selectable appearance in the console versions of Ultimate Mortal more.

He is a very good character. His shadows keep you at bay, his teleport can get you if you play his projectile game. If he gets you with his ghost ball... you health will be torn away by his shadows. His x ray is massive damage and his fatality is as everyone should be. BRUTAL! So yeah, noob isn't BEST, but he's top 10. Maybe 7

Noob Saibot can be one of the most overpowered and broken characters if you use him correctly.

Noob is a very powerful character. He has a pretty fast fighting speed and deals high damage. What I like most about him is that he uses fear to defeat his opponents.

Best opportunities

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6 Sonya Blade Sonya Blade Sonya Blade is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series. Debuting in the original Mortal Kombat game from 1992, she was a late addition to the game as developers decided deep into the development cycle that the game needed a female character.

She looks sexier ever. Great new outfit - Magnolia

Sonya is badass best character in Mortal Kombat. - egnomac

She kicks major ass. She has sweet moves and is not afraid of anyone.

Shes is relly good with her legs
When hitting people with them

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7 Johnny Cage

Who doesn't love the classic nut punch?

Johnny looks awesome in this game - is it his outfit from mk4? Very similar - Magnolia

Johnny cage is the best I never lost with him

He's awesome

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8 Kabal

He's just a really great character! I've used him for quite a while now, and he's always my favorite character when I play with my brothers and have little tourneys and such. Truly devastating blows.

He has little to know weaknesses, and the buzzsaw is good against crouch-spammers.

Ya true good fighter I love the fighter I've plated all MKs my favorite is MK vs DC and MK9

He way cooler than lui kang in mk legacy

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9 Liu Kang Liu Kang Liu Kang is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Mortal Kombat fighting game series from Midway Games, introduced as one of the original seven player characters in the 1992 first game as a Shaolin monk who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earthrealm.

This is my favorite character and he is the best

He has awesome attacks and is easily mastered, he isn't hard to use and has amazing combos... Love him. No homo

Best combos in the game and the best combos to connect to 1 another

No one can stand him

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10 Freddy Krueger Freddy Krueger Fred "Freddy" Krueger is the main antagonist of the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He first appeared in Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).

Oh come on people really every body falls asleep and I'm pretty sure that raiden is a god when he's dreaming and if you don't know he has his power in dreams

One of the best characters belongs top 10

He's ok but not even close to be the best.

The Contenders

11 Mileena Mileena

Although she can be really cheap if you use her right, she still has a unique look, fighting style, and despite her mouth she's arguable one of if not the most sexy girl in the series

One of my favorite characters in mk9 love her combos, movies and fatality

She is the coolest and more most unique female ninja ever created

She's not really a good beginner character but once you know her moves she the best one there

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12 Kitana Kitana Kitana is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat media franchise, where she was introduced as one of the new player characters in the fighting game Mortal Kombat II in 1993. Since then, Kitana appeared in a majority of Mortal Kombat series' video games and its other media, including the films more.

Just started playing MK with MK9 for the 360. Tried almost all of the characters, but I just felt very confident and smooth when using Kitana for the first time. Definitely the best start I had with any character in a fighting game!

I love kitana boobs

Man! She uses here fans and wins all the time.

Epic character I know in the whole of mortal kombat

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13 Jade Jade Jade is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway Games. Debuting in 1993's Mortal Kombat II as an unplayable secret character who was a green palette swap of Kitana, Jade made her first playable appearance in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. She has since become a regular more.

Nice to see Jade again. She kicks ass and her new look is wonderful - Magnolia

Jade is the prettiest, sexiest, more sense of humour and of course, the hottest when she do her pole dance. Though I love her costume 1

Awesome kick from her... like the speed

Se is very owsem to play

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14 Raiden Raiden

His best combo can make 42% of damage, its easy to use, his teleporting is easy to use and really useful, if you use it wisely you can kill Shao Kahn and Goro really easily without being damaged at all.

By The Way, I only played it for two days, and I already learned to use every character, and I liked it.

He the most powerful character mortal kombat he should be at first he can use torpedo again and again

He uses lighting like no other he can do some serious damage in kombat.

He should be number 1

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15 Stryker

Stryker proves you do not need ice balls or magical powers to kick ass. Stryker is the best!

Stryker DESERVES to be in top 10 the best not the worst! Screw screwattack!

If you can master his special attacks you can beat anyone.

Police brutality, coming up!

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16 Rain

Has the best combos seen so far which is capable of inflicting more than 60% damage.

I love rain. Because he have great combos and stronger game strategy

All though he uses water he still can beat someone very quickly.

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17 Smoke

His type of music lay is unique, and if you combo him right, he can be devastating and unbeatable. Plus, he's a demon

He has that one combo that makes him untouchable, all u have to do is practice it and u can flawless every match - GuyInANateGrinder

Hardly anyone can catch up to Smoke when he is doing offense and he has many defense options too.

Smoke is the best character he should be ranked among the top 5 bear in mind he is fast than anyone on mk9 when teleporting and has grest combos too eg smoked away and a grab from above which makes it a great move

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18 Sektor

He's cool to play as my favorite character

Favorite character really cool

19 Kano

Underrated character, high damage and good finishing moves. would probably be used more if he wasn't
an antagonist

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20 Kung Lao

I really love his brutal fatality. Glad they brought it back - Magnolia

I want to be like KUNG LAO. I want him to kill gorp

You can have endless combos with this guy

The best combos

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Top Remixes (8)

1. Noob Saibot
2. Sektor
3. Freddy Krueger
1. Scorpion
2. Mileena
3. Cyber Sub-Zero
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2. Sub-Zero
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