Top 10 Strongest Mortal Kombat 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.

Really, 9th place? Scorpion is so awesome! He killed sub zero! He has the power to control hellfire! He also has chains and swords and daggers. Scorpion should be in 1st place!

Scorpion looks the coolest and is definitely the strongest. He has hellfire swords get over here spears and can teleport. He is a misunderstood character who needs to be in first place due to his awesomeness

Yes that is all very true and has the best fatality's and on mortal combat deception he has the best brutality's I beat the game with him on x and deception.

Without scorpion half of the mortal kombat popularity wouldn't exist, he's the most liked, the most popular, and the most badass coolest character in mkx that he has even become an icon to the general world (such as how darth vader become such an iconic character to the outer world)

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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.

Sub-zero actually is the strongest they just make scorpion cooler so everybody wants him to win

Sub-Zero should've been the one to properly raise Elsa (Frozen) to be less isolated much better than ever instead of those two undeserved parents, agreed with me?

Come on beat Onaga already it will be easier if you take with you scorpion. I know it's no but you have no choice. - ArianKaul

Sub-zero is definitely the best Mortal Kombat character ever. - nriv84888

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3 Raiden Raiden

How Scorpion number 1 and not Raiden? Raiden is a thunder god, and all these dumb Scorpion fanboys think Scorpion is so powerful because he killed Sub-Zero? I'm not saying Scorpion isn't powerful.. But he's not more powerful than Raiden or Liu Kang! Whoever made this list is stupid... Raiden and Liu Kang would definitely beat Scorpion in a fight.. In fact, at least almost half the roster can beat him.

Raiden is the coolest and best mortal Kombat character... He can give his life to protect earthrealm... RAIDEN (THE GOD OF THUNDER).. He is a god so he is the most powerful character in MORTAL KOMBAT universe

Raiden is technically weaker than Liu Kahn so I've got no idea which idiot put him 4th

Strongest them of all

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4 Onaga

Easily Onaga because he was blasted by a thunder god and two of the realms strongest sorcerers and only got slightly pushed back no question ONAGA

Everyone even the elder gods fears him and he was poisoned so he'd lose to shao kahn

ONAGA the dragon kIng deserves first finally some logic here people

Onaga is in a different level. He would rape the overrated Raiden

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5 Shao Kahn Shao Kahn Shao Kahn is a boss, announcer, and recurring playable character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. Introduced in Mortal Kombat II in 1993, he is the primary antagonist of the video game series and extended franchise.

He is so powerful the gods were afraid of him. They had to cheat in order to beat him. He's and absolute monster and most of the time he doesn't even try as he taunts you. His hammer weighs a crap ton and he solely took over as emperor of Outworld because his trickery. People say Onaga would beat him cause the only way Kahn one was poison but in his prime Shao Kahn would destroy any foe. - Heatnix23

Um Shao Kahn is a bulldozer. Way stronger than Scorpion.

Shao Kahn is way stronger than Onaga. first of all, in Armageddon, Shao Kahn is dragged from the pyramid by Onaga. in mk9, Shao Kahn returns and receives the power of Blaze. therefore Shao Kahn must've defeated Onaga again, this time fair and square. on top of this, towards the end of mkx, all the elder gods joined forces with Raiden to attack the Kahn, yet it barely tickled him as he described the elder gods as being "mere toothless worms". Hence, Shao Kahn is much stronger than Onaga and is therefore the most powerful being in the mk universe.

Yep that dude

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6 Ermac Ermac

Ermac is the greatest character (Or ninja) In my opinion; and honestly Ermac should at #10 instead of Shang Tsung. Even in the original timeline Ermac was the once whom taught Kenshi telekinesis (or just the TK slam), but a warrior whom originally was created by the magics from Shao kahn to be used labeled as his greatest enforcer; and now as a mysterious warrior freed from Shao kahns control and becoming a force of good is honestly one of the greatest character stories in the game... Ermac may be silent and enigmatic, but his soul based magic (Sorcery) and psychic powers could over whelm any of the fighters below him and prove a great match up to the ones before him.

Ermac is 1000 souls in one body. So he knows 1000 different fighting styles, and 1000 different personalities. Like Quanchi, Ermac also knows how to bring back the dead. He was the one who revived Lui Kang in Armageddon. His telekinesis magic makes for one powerful foe.

In my opinion Ermac is the best, strongest character in the whole series

His fatalities are extreme!

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7 Reptile

I like reptile he spits acid it can melt every thing who doesn't think that's cool:-)

#28... REALLY? Reptile is strong. He should be higher on the list..

Reptile have long tongue which can pull out anything

He is awesome

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8 Blaze

He's completely made of fire and lava, and no human has ever beat him except Taven. In Armageddon, Argus, Taven's dad, made him so he could beat everyone, but Taven ended up beating him.

Actually blaze is the most powerful mortal kombat character of all time. He caused Armageddon by devouring existence itself. No one can beat blaze.

Blaze is technically unkillable exept tremor could take him down because he's resitance to lava and fire

In Armageddon he would he would do some moves that did 33% damage.CRAZZY STRONG!

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.

Liu Kang is should be up around the top. He has defeated Shao Khan, Shang Tsung, and plenty of others. Scorpion should definitely not be #1 and should not be above Liu Kang. Liu Kang has also won multiple tournaments. He would beat characters that are above him in this list. - Kai_Uchiha

Lui Kang won the 10th Mortal Kombat tournament, he beat Shao Kahn, Goro, and Shang Tsung.

He is epic but not THE BEST but he's bruce lee super skills are cool


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10 Shinnok

Shinnok used to be an Elder God, Elder God's are the strongest beings in all the realms. Since Shinnok was kicked out, because he turned evil, he isn't one anymore, but he still has some of that power. He can make ginormous bones appear out of the ground and do what ever he wishes.

Shinnok is the first he is an elder god with all sort of powers I don't know which idiot put him at the ninth

Shinnok is the first he is not the 9

Shinnok should be at the top of the list, being raiden and shoa khan's father and all, and ruler of netherealm

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The Contenders

11 Kenshi

He's the best, coolest, strongest, and has a nice ASS!

Kenobi is awesome but sub zero better

His combos are unique

He is my favourite. So...

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12 Rain

Seriously... That dude has power over water,lightning and all kinds of weather! He's a Demi God!

13 Kano

The one who cut sub zeros eye.

One of the more high damage characters; the kanoball is one of the simplest special moves to preform and is really effective.

to strong

14 Goro Goro Goro is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. He first appears in the original Mortal Kombat as an unplayable boss character, challenging the player before the final fight with Shang Tsung.

He is a boss 4 ARMS and shiva is crap

He was and still is a very strong character

He is one of the top 5

Defeated by johnny cage what a stupid character johnny is way stronger than this wierdo.

15 Taven

In Armageddon, Taven ended up beating three quarters of all the Mortal Kombat characters, inclund Blaze. He also saved the realms from total destruction.

He also beated Raiden

He defeated shinnok, goro, shao khan, shang tsung won four tournaments and is rivals with kung lao who defeted kintaro and the deadly alliance he took down ermac and is only killed by a god and a surprise attack by shang tung

16 Quan Chi Quan Chi Quan Chi is a fictional character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. First appearing as an original guest character in the 1996 animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, he made his series canon debut as the non-playable main antagonist of Midway's 1997 side-scrolling action-adventure more.

Quanchi can bring back the dead. He's also the back cunning person in Mortal Kombat, he killed Scorpion, his family, and his clan disguising as Sub-Zero, then brought him back to life so Scorpion can work for him and kill the real Sub Zero. So once he was killed, Quanchi brought him back to life as well so he can work for him as well, his name is now Noob Saibot. A while later, Noob's younger brother took on the name as Sub Zero

He looks like Pinhead on steroids... Total badass.

Honestly quan chi could beat kung lao

Quan Chi sucks at fighting so much he'd lose to styker!?!?

17 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.

I believe Noob Saibot should be higher; Being an undead wraith whom's power is based on the dark shadows, means you cannot die.

He is the best


18 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).
19 Smoke

Smoke should be the highest because he defeated almost every one back to back

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20 Mileena Mileena

She's a princess she's deadly she's sexy (except her teeth) she's probably the strongest female character

Kitana and mileena are awesome but cassis cage

Mileena strong than kitana jade and scarlet

I don't know why but she's my favourite

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