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                                    FAQ INFORMATION
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             Game - Mortal Kombat : Deadly Alliance
              FAQ - Character FAQ , Kenshi
            Genre - Action / Fighting
         Platform - Playstation 2
     Release Date - November | 16 | 2002 (Fatality Friday)
         Designer - Midway
    Creation Date - November | 7 | 2003
    
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                                       Copyright
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    This guide was written by awutow15. This guide may be not be reproduced under
    any circumstances except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any
    web site or otherwise distributed publicly at all, no exceptions. The only
    website allowed to publicly display this guide is www.GameFAQs.com. Use of this
    guide on any other web site or as a part of any public display such as another
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    copyright laws. Please, if you see this guide on public display on any other
    website, please contact me at awutow15_gamefaqs[at]hotmail[dot]com.
    
    I haven't realized until this point just how painstaking of a process
    FAQ writing is, and you should too. Even for this shorter RPG, it takes a
    *LONG* time to tweak this guide and get it just right. Then you have to worry
    about people not liking the FAQ. But I digress. Moral of the story: Don't
    plagiarize or steal anything whatsoever from any FAQs you read, because it
    takes people many hours of hard work to put them together, and it just proves
    how terrible of a person you are.
    
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                                    Spoiler Warning
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    From this point onward (.) throughout the guide, there are spoilers littered
    everywhere.  This is going to be a complete Walkthrough and I do not plan to
    "censor" out any plot twists, etc. I highly recommend that you play through
    this game yourself and only use this guide whenever you are stuck. It's your
    choice though. As for the spoilers throughout this guide, don't complain if you
    are a beginner and some game defining moment is ruined because of your own
    curiosity:
    
    ...You have been warned.
    
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                                      FAQ Outline
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    1.0.0 - Introduction
    2.0.0 - Kenshi
    3.0.0 - Kontrols
    4.0.0 - Move List
    5.0.0 - Kombo List
    6.0.0 - Style Branch Kombo List
    7.0.0 - Fatality
    8.0.0 - Konquest
    9.0.0 - Kenshi Vs. Character
    10.0.0 - Credits
    11.0.0 - Copyright
    (NOTE : If you want to skip ahead over all of these sections and get to a
    specific section , just press Ctrl + "F" and a search window will come up. Type
    in the number of the section you want to go to and you should get there pretty
    fast. Yes, I know I have my sections marked as 1.0.0 , 2.0.0 etc. instead of
    1.0 , 2.0 etc. That's so no one will get messed up , just in case I have 1.0 or
    2.0 anywhere in the FAQ.)
    
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                                 1.0.0 - Introduction
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    Well, here I am typing my first FAQ, well, if you count the "Spec Ops :
    Airborne Commando" FAQ I never finished, but I don't. Anyways , I'm here to
    help you out with learning how to use Kenshi. Of course, you could look up some
    of this information in the game itself, but this FAQ is here, I guess as a
    printable resource. Well, I guess that's all I need to put here, so on to the
    next section...
    
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                                  2.0.0 - Kenshi
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    	|--|Taken straight from the Game Manual|--|
    
    	"Blinded by Shang Tsung's trickery , Kenshi vows to slay the sorcerer
    	and redeem himself in the eyes of his ancestors"
    
    Kenshi has three different fighting styles that you need to completely
    master so that you can be in total control of a match. Those three fighting
    styles are 1) Tai Chi , 2) San Shou , and 3) Katana. Even though technically
    Katana doesn't count as a fighting style , I'm still going to tell you about
    it. Onward...
    
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    3.0.0 - Kontrols
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    Trust me, I wont make this section long, but I still want to make sure you know
    the (default) controls.
    
     Directional Pad - Move Fighter ( Up - /\ , Down - \/ , Left < , Right > )
              Square - Attack 1 (1)
            Triangle - Attack 2 (2)
                 (X) - Attack 3 (3)
                 (O) - Attack 4 (4)
                (L1) - Change Style
                (R1) - Special Move
                (R2) - Block
    
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    4.0.0 - Move List
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    I'll make it easier and list all the moves in categories, under the moves
    particular Fighting Styles. All of these moves are assuming that you are on the
    left side of your opponent. If you are on the right side , just press the
    opposite directional button , and if there is more than one directional pad
    button in any move , they are to be pressed in sequence , or course.
    
    TAI CHI
    
           (1) - Mid Palm Strike
     < + (1) - Rising Spade Hand
     > + (1) - Pushing Hands
      \/ + (1) - Dual Fist Strike
            (2) - Chopping Strike
      < + (2) - Quick Uppercut
      \/ + (2) - Rising Uppercut
            (3) - Straight Kick
      \/ + (3) - Low Lean Kick
            (4) - Spinning Roundhouse
       \/ - (4) - Low Spin Kick
      < + (4) - Standing Sweep
          (R1) - Taunt
    > + (R1) - Throw
    
    SAN SHOU
    
    (1) - Hook Punch
    < + (1) - Long Range Fist
    \/ + (1) - Low Jab
           (2) - Face Strike
     > + (2) - Knee Knocker
     \/ + (2) - Rising Elbow
            (3) - Side Kick
      \/ + (3) - Low Sweep
      < + (3) - Propelling Hook Kick
      > + (3) - Rising Toe Kick
             (4) - Snapping Roundhouse
      < + (4) - Spinning Roundhouse
      \/ + (4) - Shin Kick
          (R1) - Neijin (Power - Up)
    > + (R1) - Throw
    
    KATANA
    
          (1) - Spinning Slash
    \/ + (1) - Upward
          (2) - Reverse Stab
    \/ + (2) - Edge Slash
          (3) - Rising Slash
    > + (3) - Charging Slash
    \/ + (3) - Piercing Blade
          (4) - Crescent Blade Strike
    \/ + (4) - Sweeping Blade
        (R1) - Sidestep Swing
    
    SPECIAL MOVES
    
    < , \/ , < , (1) - Telekinetic Slam
         \/ , < , (4) - Telekinetic Toss
         > , > , (2) - Telekinetic Push
    
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    5.0.0 - Kombo List
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    Just like any other character , Kenshi has combos in all three of his Fighting
    Styles too. I'll list them in categories of the Fighting Styles , and once
    again , don't forget that all these combo combinations are assuming that you
    are on the left side of your opponent , and remember , you have to press all
    the directional pad buttons in sequence. You will learn about style branch
    combos in a later section.
    
    TAI CHI
    
    (1) , (1) - Empty and Full
    < + (2) , (3) - Blind Justice
    (2) , (2) , (2) , (3) - Play by Ear
    (2) , (2) , (2) , (1) , (1) - Dark Fists
    (2) , (2) , (2) , < + (1) - Fading Light
    
    SAN SHOU
    
    (4) , (4) - Don't Blink
    (2) , (1) , (3) - Natural Way
    (2) , (1) , < + (3) - All Ears
    
    KATANA
    
    (1) , (2) - Day Break
    (1) , (3) - Rising Dragon
    (4) , (3) - Blind Slice
    (4) , (4) - Moon Strike
    (4) , (1) , (1) , (3) - Edge of Pain
    
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    6.0.0 - Style Branch Kombo List
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    Now for combos that are a little harder. In Style Branch Combos , your fighter,
    in this case Kenshi , starts out in one style , begins a combo , and ends it in
    another style. They may be a tad more complicated , but they're fun to watch.
    
    
    TAI CHI
    
    (2) , (2) , (2) , (L1) , (1) , (3) - Nightfall
    (2) , (2) , (2) , (L1) , (1) , (L1) - Out of Sight
    (3) , (3) , (3) , (L1) , (1) , < + (3) - See No Evil
    
    SAN SHOU
    
    (2) , (1) , (L1) - Near Sight
    
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    7.0.0 - Fatality
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    Telekinetic Bomb - > , < , > , \/ , (3)
     (By the way , that's all I could think of for the fatality name)
    
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    8.0.0 - Konquest
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    Just in case you have just started playing Mortal Kombat : Deadly Alliance , I
    am going to include the introductory missions.
    
    INTRO MISSION 1
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    "The path of every warrior has a humble beginning , and the road to one's
    destiny is long traveled. Each of life's challenges bring you closer to
    enlightenment. Experience is the path to understanding. By completing these
    many journeys to come , you will have gained strength , speed , agility , and
    wisdom to master a variety of fighting arts."
    
    "Every step is a victory , how you maneuver in kombat plays as much a part of
    your strategy as how you punch or kick. Tapping your directional buttons toward
    or away from your opponent will guide your movements as you will see. Step
    toward the ninja three times. Then , step away from him three times"
    **
    This is very self explanatory. Tap > three times , and then tap < three times.
    **
    "Do not always assume that offensiveness is always the correct path to victory.
    A hasty retreat can give you the space you need to plan for your next attack.
    By quickly tapping  twice twice away from your opponent , you can perform a
    Backward Dash. Put distance between you and Scorpion by performing three
    Backward Dashes"
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    This is easy too. Tap < , < fast three times and you are finished with the
    first introductory mission.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 10 Ruby Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 2
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    "Learn and forget. Make the technique a part of yourself before you move on."
    **
    "Becoming familiar with the Fighting Styles of the warrior you have chosen to
    emulate is very important. Know a Fighting Style like you would know yourself.
    Let no attribute escape you. Strike your opponent once with each of these four
    basic attacks to understand their characteristics"
    **
    Once again , very easy. Walk up to your opponent and use your four basic
    attacks (1) , (2) , (3) , and (4) , on him.
    **
    "Often you can perform different attacks with the same button by holding one of
    the directional buttons at the same time. For example , pressing (2) while
    holding < will execute a different attack than pressing only (2). Strike
    Scorpion with each of Sub-Zero's high punch attacks"
    **
    This exercise is only slightly more difficult , but it is still easy. When a
    name of an attack shows up at the top of the screen , press the corresponding
    buttons to execute the attack.
    **
    "Sword Hand Strike - (2) , Mountain Punch - < + (2)."
    
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 10 Jade Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 3
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    "One wins battles by making no mistakes. Making no mistakes is what establishes
    the certainty of victory , for it means conquering an enemy that is already
    defeated."
    **
    "Attacks that are executed by combining the directional buttons and an attack
    button will often strike your opponent in different locations. In Sub-Zero's
    Shotokan Fighting Style , the (4) button will initiate an attack to his
    opponent's chest. However , by holding < + (4) , Sub-Zero will attack his
    opponent's knees. Strike Scorpion with each of Sub-Zero's high and low attacks.
    **
    Once again , just like in one of the previous missions , just press the buttons
    that correspond with the move shown on the screen.
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    "Stomp Kick - (4) , Low Shin Kick - < + (4)"
    **
    "A mixture of high and low attacks can overcome the defenses of even the most
    determined foe. Strike Scorpion with two high attacks and two low attacks."
    **
    This one is pretty easy too , just attack Scorpion with two of the high attacks
    you've learned , and two of the low attacks you've learned.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 20 Ruby Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 4
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    "Let your rapidity be that of the wind , your compactness that of the forest.
    Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night , and when you move , fall
    like a thunderbolt."
    **
    "You must learn to let your fighting techniques flow from you. Every warrior
    has the potential to effortlessly link his or her moves into one long attack
    combination. For example , Sub-Zero can combine his Shotokan attacks one and
    two by pressing (1) and (2) in rapid succession. Test your attack combo skills.
    Execute the short form of Sub-Zero's Shotokan combo called Icy Pain"
    **
    Just walk up to your opponent and press (1) , (2) , quickly.
    **
    "Icy Pain (Short) - (1) , (2)"
    **
    "You are indeed a warrior of great skill. You have mastered the technique of
    combining many attacks into one attack. This knowledge will serve you well on
    your coming journeys. Now try the full Icy Pain combo move"
    **
    This combo is only slightly harder , just press the buttons that show up on
    screen in rapid succession.
    **
    "Icy Pain - (1) , (2) , (4)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 20 Jade Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 5
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    "A pacifist cultivates good karma... Defense is just as important as offense in
    the Art of Mortal Kombat. A true warrior must know when to avoid contact as
    well as when to strike."
    **
    "A defensive warrior can block an attack by holding (R2) while his opponent
    strikes. You must now attempt to block five of Scorpion's attacks."
    **
    This one is a little bit different but much easier than the previous exercises.
    Get in as close as you can to Scorpion and just hold down (R2) and you will
    block all of his attacks.
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    Your opponent may attack from above or from below. You must learn to defend
    from either direction. Practice what you have learned and block against three
    of Scorpion's high attacks."
    **
    Do the exact same thing you did as in the previous lesson , and you will
    complete this one.
    **
    "Excellent. Now block three low attacks"
    **
    Easy. Get in close to Scorpion again , and hold \/ + (R2) to block his three
    low attacks.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 20 Sapphire Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 6
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    "For you to become a true master of Mortal Kombat , you must learn to attack
    with multiple Fighting Styles. Every warrior has three Fighting Styles , each
    with it's own strengths and weaknesses."
    **
    "Sub-Zero's three Fighting Styles are Shotokan , Dragon , and the Kori Blade.
    It is important to understand the different advantages and disadvantages of
    each Fighting Style. By using (L1) , a warrior can instantly switch to another
    Fighting Style with a completely different set of attacks and special moves.
    Depending on the situation , a warrior may choose to switch to a different
    Fighting Style to take advantage of its different attacks. Cycle through all
    three of Sub-Zero's Fighting Styles."
    **
    Easy. Press (L1) three times.
    **
    "You must now demonstrate your knowledge of multi-style fighting by striking
    your foe with an attack from each of your Fighting Styles. First you must
    attack Scorpion with any attack. Then you must switch to the next Fighting
    Style and strike with a different attack. Finally , you must switch to your
    third Fighting Style and strike one more time."
    **
    I swear , all of these intro missions are so easy. Just hit Scorpion with any
    attack and press (L1). Hit him with another attack and press (L1) again. After
    that , hit him one more time with any attack to complete the mission.
    Personally , when I get to the Fighting Style Kori Blade , I like to hit
    Scorpion with the (R1) attack.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 20 Gold Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 7
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    "If you desire total victory in Mortal Kombat , you must learn to harness the
    tools at your disposal."
    **
    "The weapon is an extension to every warrior's soul. Though a weapon may
    deliver great amounts of damage to one's opponent , wielding a weapon also
    means taking more damage. Be wary of your health while brandishing a weapon.
    Use your Kori Blade to bear your opponent senseless."
    **
    Let me go ahead and warn you. DO NOT IMPALE SCORPION with your Kori Blade and
    DO NOT CHANGE YOUR FIGHTING STYLE , because you will immediately fail the
    mission. Just repeatedly use the
    Bitter Blade combo. (1) , < + (1).
    **
    "Likewise , if your opponent is wielding a weapon , take advantage of his or
    her increased vulnerability and strike to achieve maximum kombatitive
    effectiveness. Attack Scorpion while he is holding his weapon to exploit his
    weakened state. He will take the most damage with a weapon in his hand."
    **
    First off , impale Scorpion with your Kori Blade by pressing (R1). Then pummel
    him repeatedly with the Icy Pain combo. (1) , (2) , (4).
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 40 Sapphire Koins.
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    INTRO MISSION 8
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    "A tree sways in the breeze... By mastering the 3D walk , a dexterous warrior
    can outmaneuver an attacking foe , avoid external barriers , or force an
    opponent into an obstacle."
    **
    "A useful 3D walk technique is the Evasion. If timed right , an attacking
    opponent can be dodged , leaving him or her open for a counter-attack. This
    method of evasion will require much practice , but once you have mastered it,
    you will become a most formidable kombatant. Quickly sidestep Shang Tsung's
    attack as it approaches."
    **
    Get in real close to Shang Tsung and right when he attacks you , sidestep by
    pressing /\ or \/.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    **
    "You have mastered the fundamentals of Mortal Kombat. Use this knowledge well
    as you begin your spiritual journey and experience conflict through the wyes of
    skilled warriors"
    
    REWARD - You earned 40 Gold Koins.
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    Good job , you have completed the Introductory Missions of Mortal Kombat:
    Deadly Alliance. Now , we move on to Kenshi's Konquest Missions.
    
    KENSHI MISSION 1
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    "Although blind , the swordsman who simply calls himself Kenshi is an
    accomplished warrior. The sword of his ancestors guide his movement as if he
    could see. The sword also seems to give him powers far beyond that of average
    kombatants. Tai Chi Chuan , or 'Supreme Ultimate Fist' , consists of 13
    postures which form the basis for all modern Tai Chi. It is considered an
    internal form of martial arts where internal energy , or 'Chi' , is an
    important element."
    **
    "After the Special Forces operative , Cyrax , was reported missing in Outworld,
    Kenshi was recruited as a free agent to search for him. His ulterior motive for
    accepting the task , however , was to seek out the sorcerer Shang Tsung as
    well. For this first lesson in Tai Chi basic attacks , Cyrax will be your
    sparring partner.
    **
    This is just like some of the Intro Missions , just get in close to Cyrax and
    attack him with the attacks that show up on screen by pressing the
    corresponding buttons that appear onscreen.
    **
    "Mid Palm Strike - (1) , Chopping Strike - (2) , Pushing Hands - > + (1) ,
    Quick Uppercut - < + (2) , Rising Uppercut \/ + (2) , Straight Kick - (3) ,
    Spinning Roundhouse - (4)
    **
    "Well done. Your next lesson will be to learn a Tai Chi attack called
    Rising Spade Hand ( < + (2) ). This move allows Kenshi to pop an opponent into
    the air long enough to execute another attack. Execute the Rising Spade Hand
    on Cyrax."
    **
    Easy. Walk up right beside Cyrax and press < + (2).
    **
    "Rising Spade Hand - < + (2)"
    **
    "Trey attacking Cyrax with the Rising Spade Hand and , while he is still in the
    air , attack him two more times with the Rising Spade Hand."
    **
    This one is a little bit harder than the last exercise. Juggle Cyrax up into
    the air with the Rising Spade Hand once , and before he hit's the ground , hit
    him with it two more times.
    **
    "Juggle - < + (1)... < + (1)... < + (1)"
    **
    "Excellent , you are learning quickly. Let us move on to the Tai Chi low
    attacks. These attacks are quite effective , however they do not have much
    reach. Kenshi uses Tai Chi low attacks in close proximity to his opponent."
    **
    This is just like some of the Intro Missions , just get in close to Cyrax and
    attack him with the low attacks that show up on screen by pressing the
    corresponding buttons that appear onscreen.
    **
    "Dual Fist Strike - \/ + (1) , Low Lean Kick - \/ + (3),
    Low Spin Kick - \/ + (4), Standing Sweep - < + (4)"
    **
    "While in the Tai Chi Fighting Style , Kenshi can taunt (R1) his opponent. This
    move is not only intimidating , but it also rejuvenates some of Kenshi's
    health. Execute two successful taunts to regain full health."
    **
    This one isn't that hard. Keep away from Cyrax by going backwards from him, and
    when you have a lot of room between you , press (R1). Back up some more , and
    press (R1) again.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 150 Gold Koins
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    KENSHI MISSION 2
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    "Well done! Kenshi is descended from a line of long-
    forgotten warrior kings who resided in a region somewhere between
    Europe and China.  Their people were comprised of a mixture of
    both cultures."
    **
    "Your next lesson will encompass the basics of
    Kenshi's San Shou fighting style."
    **
    Once again , just execute the attacks that show up onscreen by pressing the
    buttons that correspond with the attack , which also show up onscreen.
    **
    Hook Punch - (1) , Face Strike - (2) , Side Hack - (3),
    Propelling Hook Kick - < + (3) , Snapping Roundhouse - (4),
    Spinning Roundhouse - < + (4) , Rising Elbow - \/ + (2)
    **
    "San Shou has two quick pop-up attacks: the Rising Toe Kick ( > + (3) ) and the
    Long Range Fist ( < + (1) ). These moves allow Kenshi to pop his opponent into
    the air long enough to execute another attack. Practice the Rising Toe Kick and
    the Long Range Fist on your sparring partner , Cyrax"
    **
    Walk up to Cyrax and press > + (3) , and then walk up to him again and
    press < + (2).
    **
    "Rising Toe Kick - > + (3) , Long Range Fist - < + (1)"
    **
    "Most impressive. Now for a challenge. Try attacking Cyrax with the Rising Toe
    Kick pop-up and , while he is still in the air , attack him one more time with
    the Rising Toe Kick pop-up."
    **
    This is only a little harder , but it's still easy. Get in close to Cyrax and
    execute the Rising Toe Kick , and before he hit's the ground , execute it
    again.
    **
    "Juggle - > + (3)... > + (3)"
    **
    "Likewise , try attacking Cyrax with the Long Range Fist pop-up , and while he
    is still in the air , attack him two more times with the Long Range Fist
    pop-up.
    **
    Almost the same as the last exercise , but you have to hit Cyrax three times,
    and with a different attack.
    **
    "Juggle - < + (1)... < + (1)... < + (1)"
    **
    "Not bad... for a blind man. Let us move on to the San Shou low attacks. Like
    Tai Chi , these attacks are also lacking reach. Begin."
    **
    Just attack Cyrax with the low attacks that appear onscreen by pressing the
    buttons that appear onscreen next to it.
    **
    "Low Jab - \/ + (1) , Knee Knocker - > + (2) , Low Sweep - \/ + (3),
    Shin Kick - \/ + (4)"
    **
    "While in the San Shou Fighting Style , Kenshi can power himself up by
    performing a Neijin (R1). A Neijin gives added power to his attacks for a short
    period of time. Perform a Neijin without getting hit by Cyrax. Then execute a
    powered up attack on him."
    
    **
    Get as far away from Cyrax as you can , and press (R1). Then run , and hit him
    with an attack as fast as you can.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 150 Sapphire Koins.
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    KENSHI MISSION 3
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    "You have mastered Kenshi's unarmed fighting styles, but now
    you must learn why he is referred to as the 'Sword Saint'.  For
    many years, Kenshi roamed the East, challenging the master
    swordsmen of that region to sword duels.  He desired to become
    the greatest swordsman in the world and slew many great warriors
    to prove his superiority.  You will challenge Master Bo' Rai Cho
    of Outworld with Kenshi's Katana fighting style so that you may
    learn to be the best."
    **
    "The Katana is the traditional Japanese long sword used by
    the Samurai.  Modern martial art forms still in existence today
    are broadly referred to as Kenjutsu, Kendo, and Iaido.  Kenshi's
    technique has both reach and above average speed. Attack Master Bo' Rai Cho
    with Kenshi's Katana high attacks."
    **
    Yawn. Just like every other exercise , just press the button combinations that
    show up onscreen.
    **
    "Crescent Blade Strike - (4) , Reverse Stab - (2) , Charging Slash - > + (3) ,
    Upward Slash - \/ + (1) , Sweeping Blade - \/ + (4) , Edge Slash - \/ + (2) ,
    Piercing Blade - \/ + (3)"
    **
    " Well done, and many thanks for not slaying master Bo' Rai
    Cho.  You will now learn a very useful Katana attack called the
    Rising Slash (3).  This move allows Kenshi to pop his opponent
    into the air long enough to execute another attack. Practice the Rising Slash
    on Master Bo' Rai Cho"
    **
    Walk up to Bo' Rai Cho and press (3)
    **
    "Rising Slash - (3)
    **
    "Well done, and many thanks for not slaying master Bo' Rai
    Cho.  You will now learn a very useful Katana attack called the
    Rising Slash (3).  This move allows Kenshi to pop his opponent
    into the air long enough to execute another attack."
    **
    You've done this plenty of times before. Walk up to your opponent and execute a
    Rising Slash and before he hit's the ground , execute two more Rising Slashes.
    **
    "Juggle - (3)...(3)...(3)"
    **
    "While using his Katana, Kenshi can perform a Sidestep Swipe
    (R1).  He uses this quick move first to dodge an attack, and then
    to counter with an attack of his own. Evade Master Bo' Rai Cho with five
    successful Sidestep Swings."
    **
    Just get in close and press (R1) five times.
    **
    "Sidestep Swing - (R1)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 150 Jade Koins
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    KENSHI MISSION 4
    -------
    "After defeating a master swordsman in Japan, Kenshi was
    confronted by an old Chinese man named Song who explained that,
    for a price, he could lead Kenshi to an ancient sword of
    historical importance.  Although he was annoyed by the old man's
    persistence, Kenshi finally agreed to meet him at a remote
    location in China where the sword was located.  He convinced
    himself that he should have a sword that reflected his greatness."
    **
    "Next, you will learn Kenshi's Tai Chi attack
    combinations.  Utilizing combos will greatly increase the damage
    done to your opponent.  Begin."
    **
    Once again , press the buttons that appear onscreen.
    **
    "Empty and Full - (1) , (1) , Play by Ear - (2) , (2) , (2) , (3) ,
    Dark Fists - (2) , (2) , (2) , (1) , (1)"
    **
    "Excellent. The next quick knockdown combo is called Blind Justice."
    **
    Walk up to your opponent and execute the Blind Justice
    **
    "Blind Justice - < + (2) , (3)"
    **
    "Most impressive.  Let us see how you fare with a
    more complicated attack combo.  This pop-up combo is called
    Fading Light."
    **
    Get in close to Master Bo' Rai Cho and execute the Fading Light
    "Fading Light - (2) , (2) , (2) , < + (1)
    **
    "Master Bo' Rai Cho is most impressed with your progress.
    Perhaps you will allow him to further your training one the
    Deadly Alliance is no more.  But for now, you must execute a
    juggle combo."
    **
    "Perform the Fading Light combo and then Juggle
    Master Bo' Rai Cho with any 2 attacks while he is still in the
    Air."
    **
    This is a little bit harder. Walk up to your opponent and press
    (2) , (2) , (2) , < + (1) , < + (1) , < + (1)
    **
    (2) , (2) , (2) , < + (1) ... ...
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 175 Jade Koins
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    KENSHI MISSION 5
    -------
    "When Kenshi traveled to China to meet with Song, the old
    Chinese man guided him through an underground labyrinth, which
    led to a burial chamber.  Song instructed Kenshi to life the
    heavy stone lid from an altar-like structure.  Song explained
    that Kenshi would find the sword hidden inside."
    **
    "Master Bo' Rai Cho has suggested that you pick up the pace
    and learn 2 combo sets in the same session. First, you will practice his San
    Shou combos."
    **
    Walk up to Master Bo' Rai Cho and execute the three combos onscreen
    **
    "Don't Blink - (4) , (4) , Natural Way - (2) , (1) , (3),
    All Ears - (2),(1), < + (3)"
    **
    "Excellent.  Of course, Kenshi has mastered some
    Katana combos as well."
    **
    Do the same thing you just did , but use the Katana.
    **
    "Moon Strike - (4) , (4) , Day Break - (1) , (2)"
    **
    "Most impressive.  Now execute a few pop-up
    combos while still in the Katana fighting style."
    **
    Do the same thing you just did. These combos look much cooler though.
    **
    "Rising Dragon - (1) , (3) , Edge of Pain - (4) , (1) , (1) , (3)"
    **
    "Splendid!  Now prove that you are indeed the
    swordsman you claim to be.  Perform these pop-up combos followed
    by any Katana strike you choose to juggle Master Bo' Rai Cho
    before he hits the ground."
    **
    Now you get to perform some Katana pop-up combos. Just press the button
    combinations that appear onscreen , and after you've hit the last button , hit
    it two more times.
    **
    1 / 2 - (1) , (3) ... , 2 / 2 - (4) , (1) , (1) , (3) ...
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 175 Sapphire Koins
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    KENSHI MISSION 6
    -------
    "Upon opening the altar, the last thing Kenshi saw was a
    bright green blast.  He stumbled back, blinded.  The old Chinese
    man, Song, was in fact the sorcerer Shang Tsung who devoured the
    souls of the warrior kings that Kenshi had released.  Shang Tsung
    left Kenshi to die in the labyrinth, but the sword he found
    inside the altar led him out by some other-worldly power."
    **
    "Raiden is no stranger to Shang Tsung's
    treachery.  He will assist you as you practice the Telekinetic
    Push that Kenshi's ancestral sword has made possible.  This
    attack is fast, but it does little damage."
    **
    Execute three Telekinetic Pushes on your new partner , Raiden.
    **
    "Telekinetic Push - > , > , (2)"
    **
    "Excellent.  Now dodge Raiden's lightning
    projectile and then push him with your telekinetic powers.
    Repeat this attack 3 times."
    **
    Do the same thing you did in the last exercise , but this time , you have to
    sidestep Raiden's lightning attacks.
    **
    "Telekinetic Push - > , > , (2)"
    **
    "Most exceptional.  Now focus your telekinetic
    powers to push Raiden 3 times.  But be warned, Raiden will not
    make it easy this time."
    **
    Do it again , but be warned , this time it is harder.
    **
    "Telekinetic Push - > , > , (2)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - 200 Jade Koins
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    KENSHI MISSION 7
    -------
    "More than decade after betraying his warrior king ancestors,
    Kenshi had been spying on the activities of Shang Tsung in
    Outworld when he learned of the sorcerer's alliance with Quan Chi
    and their assassination of Emperor Shao Kahn.  He relayed the
    information to Jax in Earthrealm, but upon returning to Outworld,
    he found that his portal beacon no longer received a signal.  He
    was trapped in Outworld."
    **
    "Kenshi's Telekinetic Toss hits twice and has
    good range, but it is slow to start and will leave you
    vulnerable.  You will also take more damage than normal if you
    are struck while performing it."
    **
    Do the same thing as in the last exercise , but with the Telekinetic Toss
    **
    "Telekinetic Toss - \/ , < , (4)"
    **
    "Excellent.  Now dodge Raiden's lightning
    projectile and then toss him with your Telekinetic powers.
    Repeat this attack 3 times."
    **
    Sidestep Raiden's lightning attacks and hit him with the Telekinetic Toss three
    times.
    **
    "Telekinetic Toss - \/ , < , (4)"
    **
    "Once again, you must focus your telekinetic
    powers to toss Raiden 3 times.  And again, he will not make
    things easy."
    **
    Do the same thing , but be warned , this time , it is harder
    **
    "Telekinetic Toss - \/ , < , (4)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 200 Sapphire Koins
    -------
    
    KENSHI MISSION 8
    --------
    "Kenshi sympathized with the plight of the enigmatic
    kombatant, Ermac.  The Outworld warrior spirits that had
    manifested themselves in the form of a ninja had been violated by
    Shao Kahn in much the same way that Kenshi's ancestors had been
    enslaved by Shang Tsung.  Kenshi was taught the Telekinetic Slam
    by Ermac in return for freeing him from the control of the
    Emperor."
    **
    "Kenshi's Telekinetic Slam lifts an opponent in
    the air and slams him to the ground.  Execute the Telekinetic
    Slam 3 times before times runs out"
    **
    Execute the Telekinetic Slam on Raiden three times
    **
    "Telekinetic Slam - < , \/ , < , (1)"
    **
    "Excellent.  Your powers are increasing.  Now
    combine the slam with another attack.  Execute the Telekinetic
    Slam on Raiden and then juggle him with a Tai Chi attack while he
    is in the air.  Repeat this combo 3 times."
    **
    Oh man , this is a lot harder. Execute a Telekinetic Slam , and before Raiden
    hits the ground the second time , press (2).
    **
    "Telekinetic Slam - < , \/ , < , (1) ..."
    **
    "Now Raiden will test you.  You must successfully
    execute the Telekinetic Slam 3 times to complete this lesson."
    **
    Actually , this is pretty easy. Just dodge Raiden's attacks and execute three
    Telekinetic Slams.
    **
    "Telekinetic Slam - < , \/ , < , (1)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 200 Sapphire Koins
    -------
    
    KENSHI MISSION 9
    -------
    "You have finally caught up with the sorcerer Shang Tsung in
    Outworld!  Now is the time to avenge the souls of your warrior
    king ancestors!  Expand upon your combo training by learning
    Style Branch combination attacks and rain suffering from the evil
    sorcerer who deceived you so many years ago!"
    **
    "First you must execute a Style Branch combo that
    begins with Kenshi's Tai Chi style and then goes into his San
    Shou style."
    **
    Oh crap , I hate style branch combos. All I can tell you to do is execute this
    combo like you would any other
    **
    "Start in Tai Chi - (2) , (2) , (2) , (L1)"
    **
    "Next you will pummel Shang Tsung with a Style
    Branch combo that starts from Kenshi's Tai Chi style, goes into
    his San Shou style, and then continues with one more hit while
    still in the San Shou style."
    **
    Once again , all I can tell you to do is to do what you just did. Wow! What a
    combo.
    **
    "Start in Tai Chi - (2) , (2) , (2) , (L1) , (1) , (3)"
    **
     "Excellent.  Shang Tsung is reeling from the
    pain!  Now execute a Style Branch combo that begins with Kenshi's
    San Shou style and goes into his Katana fighting style."
    **
    Rinse. Repeat , you know what to do.
    **
    "Start in San Shou - (2) , (1) , (L1)"
    **
    "It would seem that Shang Tsung's ally, Quan Chi,
    will not come to his aid!  Perhaps he is at this moment being
    pummeled by a warrior a well.  Take advantage of his absence and
    perform the previous combo.  But his time, finish it off with
    another attack before he hits the ground."
    **
    Get right beside your new opponent and press (2) , (1) , (L1) , (2).
    **
    "Start in San Shou - (2) , (1) , (L1) ...
    **
    "Most brutal!  You truly are the greatest warrior
    Earthrealm has ever known!  Now avenge your ancestors and finish
    Shang Tsung off with a devastating Style Branch combo that makes
    use of all 3 of Kenshi's fighting styles.  From Tai Chi, into San
    Shou, and finally into Katana."
    **
    Ack! These are the style branch combos I hate. Just get in close , close your
    eyes , and press the buttons really fast and hope you get it right.
    **
    "Start in Tai Chi - (2) , (2) , (2) , (L1) , (1) , (L1) , (3)"
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    
    REWARD - You earned 250 Gold Koins
    -------
    
    KENSHI MISSION 10
    -------
    "Most impressive! You have learned much through your journey.
    You have mastered many fighting styles and avenged the souls of your ancestors.
    But there is one opponent you still need to confront... You must confront
    yourself. Your past is littered with the victims of your vain quest for glory.
    You must atone for your blind ambition. In the name of those you have slain,
    you must face a mirror image of yourself and defeat him in three out of five
    matches. Only then will you complete your journey and achieve enlightenment."
    **
    "You will lose more than just a fight if you do
    not defeat your double. You will lose your very soul! Cast out
    your darker self! Defeat your inner demons!"
    **
    This battle is pretty easy. Pull out your Katana and keep pressing (R1) while
    you are in close. Every once in a while , use the Telekinetic Slam , and the
    Telekinetic Toss.
    **
    "MISSION COMPLETE"
    **
    Congratulations! You have finished your training! This journey is complete.
    But the road to your destiny is long traveled , and there is always more to
    learn."
    **
    
    REWARD - You earned 300 Gold Koins.
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    9.0.0 - Kenshi Vs. Character
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    Wow, it sure had been a while since I updated this FAQ... with school and all.
    I'm just going to add this great tip in from Matthew M. concerning Kenshi Vs.
    Moloch.
    
    Kenshi Vs. Moloch - When fighting Moloch, Kenshi can use his Katana
    continuously and get lots of unanswered hits. I just used the Spinning Slash
    and the Crescent Blade Slash (2x is the Moon Slash) over and over once I could
    get close. (Moon Slash, SS, Moon Slash, SS...) If you keep using these over and
    over, he should not be able to hit you. I took away about half of Moloch's
    energy before he could do anything. However, DO NOT use the Reverse Stab as
    Moloch will more than likely block it, and even if he doesn't, the recovery
    time is far too great and Moloch will pound you with something every time. The
    Sidestep Swing works great against Moloch, too, if you can time it right. I
    started a couple combos off using it. This is not a guaranteed win, but it does
    make the win a lot easier as Kenshi doesn't have a lot of reach in Tai Chi or
    San Shou. For some reason, the continuous slashing doesn't really work well
    against anyone else but Moloch. (Apparently, this is for the GC version of
    Deadly Alliance, but I'm sure it will work with the PS2 version as well.)
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    10.0.0 - Credits
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              Martin M. - for his excellent Vs. Moloch contribution.
    Jeff "CJayC" Veasey - for making a perfect site , and for possibly posting my
                          guide.
                 Midway - for making great games in the past , and this great game
    	              now.
    
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    11.0.0 - Copyright
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    This guide was written by awutow15. This guide may be not be reproduced under
    any circumstances except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any
    web site or otherwise distributed publicly at all, no exceptions. The only
    website allowed to publicly display this guide is www.GameFAQs.com. Use of this
    guide on any other web site or as a part of any public display such as another
    website or in a magazine is strictly prohibited, and is a violation of
    copyright laws. Please, if you see this guide on public display on any other
    website, please contact me at awutow15_gamefaqs[at]hotmail[dot]com.
    
    I haven't realized until this point just how painstaking of a process
    FAQ writing is, and you should too. Even for this shorter RPG, it takes a
    *LONG* time to tweak this guide and get it just right. Then you have to worry
    about people not liking the FAQ. But I digress. Moral of the story: Don't
    plagiarize or steal anything whatsoever from any FAQs you read, because it
    takes people many hours of hard work to put them together, and it just proves
    how terrible of a person you are.
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    In the near future , I plan to include a Krypt section for Kenshi , and a
    Kenshi VS. Character section. I've got the Krypt part covered , but if you
    wouldn't mind , If you have any good Kenshi VS. Character strategies , please
    email them to me at deathbybmx2@yahoo.com. I will be sure to include your name
    in the Credits section if you do. Thanks in advance.
    
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