how to unlock characters in mortal kombat X

Mortal Kombat XL, a game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. in Brazil, contains the original game released in 2015 and all DLC released since then. However, this version has a few characters, secrets and cheats for players to unlock.

See below for the list of characters already available that can be unlocked, as well as a list of additional commands to unlock abilities and new colors. Learn how to unlock new Mortal Kombat XL characters below.

Outside of paid DLC characters, there’s one character hidden from the character select screen. Complete the game’s story mode to unlock Shinnok in the main roster!

Mortal Kombat X: View the list of all fatalities in the game


Mortal Kombat X Guide and Tips – All Fatalities, Unlock the Krypt, Character Combos


The Prima Games Mortal Kombat X guide provides character combinations, information to unlock the Krypt and Shinnok, how to access Story mode, and more! Mortal Kombat X will be released on April 14, 2015 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The game was developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by WB Games. It features 25 playable characters, each with multiple variations of fighting styles. Four DLC characters are currently planned, including Tremor, Predator, Jason Voorhees and Tanya.

Our Mortal Kombat X guide covers all characters, including information on all three fighting style variants, combos, strategies, and tips. We’ll also provide a Krypt unlock guide so you can access brutalities, secondary fatalities, character art, and alternate costumes. We’ll even walk you through the story mode so you know what battles are coming.


How To Unlock Secret Stages

• Unlock the “Dead Woods” stage in the Krypt’s Cemetery Grounds area, by going to the Large Grave at coordinates: -18, 9. Then unlock the stage by buying it for 1,120 Koins.
• Unlock the “Outworld Marketplace” stage in the Krypt’s Shadow Spider’s Hive area, by going to the Glowing Ball at coordinates: 7, 42. Then unlock the stage by buying it for 1,150 Koins.
• Unlock the “Kuantan Palace” stage in the Krypt’s Shao Khan’s Tomb area, by going to the Chest at coordinates: 4, 8. Then unlock the stage by buying it for 1,240 Koins.


How To Unlock Secret Krypt Areas


This is a list of all the items you need to find in order to unlock all of the secret areas in the Krypt. In doing so, you’ll also earn over 50,000 Koins. The Krypt contains tombstones that need to be purchased with Koins to unlock Fatalities and Brutalities.

• Raiden’s Staff – Shadow Spiders Kave (5,11)
• Reptile’s Claw – Widow’s Pass (6,30)
• Switch Passage – Code 4,1,3,2
• Kotal Kahn’s Sword – Kotal’s Kave (22,34)
• Kenshi’s Katana – Shadow Spider’s Hive (5,40)
• Kung Lao’s Hat – Chamber of Bones (-7,12)
• Scorpion’s Spear – Walkway of Souls (-13,19)
• Sub-Zero’s Iceball – Frost Path (-21,20)
• Spider Gem – Scorpion Pits (18,10)
• Liu Kang’s Fireball – Shao Khan;s Tomb (0,6)
• Ermac’s Medallion – Dark Pass (-5,18)
• Jax’s Rocket Launcher – Kahn’s Stronghold (0,12)
• Netherrealm Kamidogu – Shrine of the Dead (-11,13)


Mortal Kombat X characters available now


Goro, Triborg, Bo ‘Rai Cho, Tanya, Tremor, Jason Voorhees, Alien, Predator and Leatherface are characters that came out as DLC. That’s why they are all included in the Mortal Kombat XL version and don’t need to be bought again.


Complete the story mode to play as this ancient god. This will unlock the character’s base skin, as the damaged version of Shinnok is not available for selection in the Mortal Kombat XL character menu.


Shinnok is a character that can only be unlocked at the end of Story / Image Mode: Disclosure

Cyber ​​Sub-Zero

This character was originally introduced during the franchise reboot, in the game Mortal Kombat 9, released in 2011, and is back in Mortal Kombat XL. As for his moves, they are completely character-driven, as if it were a fourth Triborg ability. See below how to unlock it:

Select the Triborg character from the character selection menu;
When the style options appear, quickly press “up”, “up”, triangle (PS4) or “up”, “up”, Y (Xbox One);
If you have successfully completed the steps on the console, Triborg will turn blue and get Cyber Sub-Zero hits.

By executing these commands, it is possible to play with Cyber Sub-Zero / Image: Disclosure

Characters without different movements and possibilities.

By following these steps, the character played in Hidden Cursor mode will lose unique Mortal Kombat XL moves and techniques.

  • Select any character from the character selection menu;
  • When the style options appear, quickly press “up”, “up” and an option called “Hidden cursor” will appear. Select it;
  • Characters with the hidden cursor do not have the movements and capabilities of the normal variations. This mode is just the standard version for any hunter.


Change the color of the characters


  • Select any character from the character selection menu;
  • Open the clothing menu (square for PS4 or X for Xbox One);
  • Press Options for PS4 or Home / Menu for Xbox One on the costume you want to wear;
  • The character’s costume color will change.

It is also possible to change the character color in the character selection menu / Picture: Play

And have you been able to play with some of the characters not featured in the Mortal Kombat XL DLC? Leave what you think about them in the comments.

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