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    MORTAL KOMBAT: SHAOLIN MONKS
    WALKTHROUGH GUIDE
    Vers 1.0            Written by metalgearsonic
    
    Contents
    
    A: Legal Disclamier
    B: Quick Introduction
    C: Items You Will Find In The Game
    D: Controls
    E: The Walkthrough
    F: Other Stuff You Might Find/ Want To Know/ Unlock
    G: Updates
    H: Credits
    
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    A: Legal Disclaimer
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    This Walkthrough Guide was written solely by me, metalgearsonic, and all 
    chracters mentioned or used are owned by Midway Games. This guide is to be
    used on Gamefaqs.com only and used with their kind permission. All tips and
    advice used in this guide were found through gameplay experience, no other
    help was given from any outside agency or distributor.
    
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    B: Quick Introduction
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    This game is the first in the Mortal Kombat series to take the fighting
    to new places and dimensions. Instead of being enclosed in some arena, you 
    are free to travel whereever you want to whilst attacking in any direction.
    It also brings in a new, clearer plot to the series that wasnt so apparent in 
    Midway's predecessors such as MK 1 and MK 2, which incidentally is where
    this game takes place between.
    
    Whats new and improved are several things: new enemies, new attacks, easier
    fatality input, enhanced enviroments and, obviously as this guide says,
    the introduction of Bosses. No more pounding the same enmies over again like 
    Deadly Alliance. No. Now all your favourites and have been upgraded to bosses
    who have to be defeated in order to advance. But it's not easy, as many of 
    you will know.....
    
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    C: Items You Will Find In The Game
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    Obviously, Midway aren't going to just leave you to do your thing with just
    your limbs, are they? No, they're giving you some other stuff to do that with.
    
    HEALTH-UPS
    ..........
    
    These come in small, medium and large, but no fries or a McFlurry....Small 
    gives you back about a quarter of a full bar, Medium gives back a half, and a
    Large (which is so rare there's only about 2 or 3 in the whole game) give you
    a full refill of health. To find these, just break small objects like piles of
    bones or small statues.
    
    EXP.
    ....
    
    This stands for Experience Points. These also come in 3 sizes: 50 EXP, 100 EXP
    and 400 EXP, the latter only found after a Boss is defeated. There are several 
    combinations of EXP. totals to get, but that invovles performing huge combos.
    The 3 sizes of EXP are items that, like Health-ups, are commonly found in small
    breakable objects throughout the game. Here's a hint though: Find Kabal and he
    will leave behind 500 EXP items. EXP serves as a kind of currency in the game.
    Get enough of it and you will be able to 'buy' new moves and combos.
    
    KOINS
    .....
    
    There are several types of Koins found throughout the game:
    
    GOLD: 
    -----
    
    Shoot these with a projectile attack to reveal a Secret Koin
    
    
    SECRET/YIN YANG KOIN:
    ---------------------
    
    Found either by Gold Koins or just floating somewhere,
    collecting one of these will unlock something in the Kontent section of the 
    Main Menu. Be warned that some Secrets are only accessible in Ko-op Mode. When
    and where I can remember, I will tell you how to get the Secret Koin in each
    area. If not, then I strongly recommend The Secrets FAQ by Serphium.
    
    
    RED/BLOOD KOIN: 
    ---------------
    
    There are only 3 in the game, but they give your character 1
    Fatality, 1 Brutality and 1 Multality. The Secret Koins unlock more of each as
    you find them, so if you want more methods of FINISHING HIM!, then get 
    searching.
    
    FLAMING KOIN:
    -------------
    
    These give your character a new ability needed to progress in the
    game. These are most commonly found after a Boss has been defeated, but there
    is 1 found by itself in a certain area (I'll talk about that in the guide)
    
    VICTORY KOINS: 
    --------------
    
    Found only after a Boss is defeated, collecting 5 will allow
    you access to the final area of the game.
    
    GREEN KOIN: 
    -----------
    
    These are rare (4 in total) but they are a blessing whwn you get
    them as they provide a permanent health boost that re-charges your health AND
    lengthens your health bar overall so you can take more punishment before you
    die.
    
    BLUE KOIN:
    ----------
    
    Only found at the very start, these will help you get to grips with the basics.
    
    WEAPONS
    .......
    
    There are several of these hidden in the game, and all are SWEET! They cannot
    be blocked by regular enemies and provide a helluva lot of damage.....the only
    setback is that you yourself cannot block enemy attacks while holding a weapon.
    If this proves too much of a problem, then throw the weapon and impale any foe
    nearby.
    
    PORTALS
    .......
    
    Jump in, go for a ride, come back out at some other place. Simple.
    
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    D: Controls
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    Left Analog Stick: Moves your character in the direction it points
    Right Analog Stick: Moves the camera, changes view when clicked inwards
    Directional Pad: Toggles the Mini-Map, required to perform Fatalities
    X: Jump, Test Your Might Button
    []: Quick Attacks
    Triangle: Launching Attacks
    O: Powerful Attacks, Fist of Ruin, Test Your Might Button
    L1: Fatality Stunner
    L2: Lock on to enemy/ Block
    R1: Hold + attack to make another attack
    R2: Throw enemies, Interact with Environment
    Select Button: Pause Menu/ Options Menu
    Start Button: Attack List/ World Map
    
    MINI-MAP KEY
    ............
    
    Grey area: The area you are in
    Blue/Red Arrow: You/ Your Ko-op Partner
    MK Dragon: Save Point
    Key: Puzzle that needs to be solved
    Blue Door: Exits/ Entrances to other areas
    
    FATALITY STUNNER
    ................
    
    To instantly kill an enemy/ finish off a Boss, Pressing L1 makes your character
    stun the enemy/ Boss ready for a Fatality, Brutality or Multality. A Boss will
    have a pre-set combination to carry out, but regular enemies are susceptible to
    all 3 finishing moves, but require a code you must remember.
    
    FATALITY
    ........
    
    Ah, you can't beat the best can you? Performing this will kill the Boss you 
    are facing, or kill a single enemy (the one you hit with the Stunner). Uses a
    single meter of blood.
    
    MULTALITY
    .........
    
    Kills all enmies within a certain radius of you, but uses up 2 full meters of
    blood in the ball next to your health bar.
    
    BRUTALITY
    .........
    
    Enables your character to go nuts and kill brutally (Hint: O button is fun) but
    it does require 3 completely full/ maximum blood meter, so using it will drain
    your ability to do a Fatality for a while.
    
    BLOOD METER
    ...........
    
    Performing combos slowly fill it with blood, and when full allows your 
    character to perform a Fatality.
    
    *For all -alities, when the FINISH HIM screen appears, each ality consists of
    a 5 button sequence. Each sequence is always a random selection of directional
    buttons ( UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT) and Square, Triangle or Circle as the 5th key.
    Square is for Fatalities, Triangle for Multalities and Circle for Brutalities.
    
    SAVE POINTS
    ...........
    
    Like the name implies, they allow you to save your game whenever you find a
    statue with the shining light in its hands. If things get really desparate,
    they also give a full health replenshment whenever you interact with them.
    
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    E: The Walkthrough
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    * For information on Bosses, please refer to my Boss FAQ on the same page.
    ** For the length of this guide I will use Liu Kang as the fighter, but if you
    are using Kung Lao, then don't worry as attack-wise they are almost identical.
    *** Check the Attack List every now and then, a message will tell you when you
    can purchase new attacks.
    
    IT BEGINS......
    
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                                       GORO'S LAIR
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    ENEMY: 10+ Oni
    
    When you first begin, you will be stuck in Goro's Lair, with not much around 
    you to help either. Look for the Blue Koin and an FMV will play. When it ends,
    you will get the chance to get used to the movements and attacks Liu has. The
    Oni are the easiest enemies in the game so do not worry.
    
    * Throw an enemy into the chained skeleton on the wall for a Secret Koin
    
    After enough practice and defeating all of the Oni, head into the second room.
    There you will get to practice blocking, multi-kombat and weapons practice.
    Defeat all the enemies to unlock the Exit. Well done on beating your first
    area! Wasn't too bad was it? YES?! Good Luck with the rest of the game....:-)
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 6 Oni
    
    Hmm, some dumb Oni, throw attacks, and the infamous Pit arena spikes right next
    to you.....do what comes naturally :-) Break the pile of skulls to get some
    health or EXP then jump onto the wall. Run along, take out the Oni, then head 
    left before climbing onto another wall. Run along it and jump from platform to
    platform before reaching the very top. Break the piles of bones for more stuff
    then head along the infamous Pit bridge. A mysterious kombatant awaits, but he
    will return later......throw the 3 Oni off the bridge for a cool FMV then head
    towards the Exit.
    
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    ENEMY: 3 Oni (more if all 3 are killed before Fatality process)
    
    As you enter, you'll see the first Red Koin in the centre. Collect it and read
    Raiden's words. Do as he says and perform combos on the Oni that appear. The
    bigger the combo, the quicker the meter fills. When it only allows you to push
    L1, use the Stunner on an Oni and go from there. Fun wasn't it? Before you
    finish off the last Oni, maybe 2, read this hint, then head towards the Exit.
    
    *Launch an enemy into the chandelier for a Secret
    
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    ENEMY: 4 Oni
    
    When the FMV ends and the Oni start attacking, head left and read the Blue Koin
    and its advice. Throw an Oni into the wall to break it, then finish off the 
    others to gain a bit more EXP., then leave through the broken wall. Easy so far
    isn't it?
    
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    ENEMY: X Oni , Oni Warlord BOSS, 2 Masked Guards
    
    Save at the Save Point using R2, you may possibly need it. Head left and watch
    the FMV of the unfortunate Oni, the head into the Pit for your first Boss.
    When he dies and you've grabbed the Koin, head left and climb the platforms,
    run along the wall and then Long Jump (R1+X) to cross the gap. Climb the other 
    platforms, and Long jump again across the bridge.
    
    *On the other side of the bridge, go towards the bottom corner and use the 
    camera to look for a Secret Koin.
    
    Cross the small wooden bridge to trigger the next FMV. Now you have a choice:
    Either save the Fatality and throw both over the bridge, or use one and the 
    other. If you wish, you can fight both to the death, just remember to block
    their attacks first to knock them off balance before you go in. Deal with them
    and the Portal out of there will open. Jump inside.
    
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                                      WU-SHI ACADEMY
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    ENEMY: 7 Tarkata (+ 2 that constantly re-spawn in the same place),
           2 Masked Guards
    
    Well that was an almost pointless FMV......as soon as you start, break the
    small stone object to your right in case it holds anything. When you move
    forwards, you will encounter 3 Tarkata. I'd recommend killing 2 and throwing
    the other into the spikes in case of health problems. When you see the large
    stone canopy, break the 2 objects on either side before going underneath as it
    will collapse on top of you and you need to be quick to not get hurt. Climb up
    to the top then watch the Tarkata have fun with the monk in the catapult. At 
    moment, there isnt any rush, so throw both, or launch them, into the catapults
    for some fun. Head right to the Masked Guard, and try to *throw him into the 
    3rd catapult along this path. Doing so unlocks another Secret Koin. Head back 
    to the clearing where the 2 Tarkata were and climb up the 2 steps and then head
    right. Throw the Tarkata into the pile of boulders to clear the path ahead. 
    Return to that place and you will eventually see a 4th catapult. Here you NEED
    to throw the single Tarkata into it, as it breaks the wooden barricade that was
    up the top. Head back to the barricade, where 2 Tarkata appear. Throw one into
    the boulder pile and then deal with the other one. Head AGAIN back to the 4th 
    catapult where the way is now clear. Avoid the fire and spikes and then climb 
    onto the paved wall where the Secret Koin appeared. Head along the wall to the
    right to find the Exit. Damn, that was a long bit......
    
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    ENEMY: 10+ Tarkata
    
    Here, climb down and help Johnny Cage take care of the Tarkata down below. When
    they're dead, head along the path where Sonya was, and the wall will enclose,
    leaving you to deal with 3 more of them on your own. They aren't that hard, so
    beat them senseless and then head through the newly opened door. Climb up the
    wall where that boulder just smashed and head along the path, but for your sake
    look out for the boulders that hit the path, a direct hit takes away 2/3 health
    of yours. 3 more Tarkata will spring up while Cage is opening the door, so
    kepp them busy in the meantime. When the door opens, Johnny will be on the 
    ground using another turn-wheel while more enemies are attacking, so do the
    same thing again. When the door opens, go back to the small alcove where those
    weapons were. Grab the Green Koin health power-up before getting a weapon. Head
    back and ignore the enemies, instead go to the bottom right corner where a path
    will take you to the top of that wall, with 4 pots of molten steel. Cut the 
    ropes with the weapon and watch the Tarkata outside get their come-uppance. Go
    back down and through the final door to find the Exit.
    
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    ENEMY: None encountered
    
    Go down the steps at the front, then head right whilst avoiding the flames to
    find the next place you need to be. Simple.
    
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    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata
    
    Go to the far-right corner whilst avoiding the inferno as best you can, as
    there is a Test Your Might you have to do. Press R2 to activate it, and then
    when the bar on the left appears, push X and O rapidly to fill the bar. As soon
    as it goes above the yellow line, push R1 and the T.Y.M is completed. Head back
    and climb onto the building with the slightly sunken roof, then onto the paths
    above. Go left, ignoring the Tarkata, and complete the T.Y.M again. When the
    water flows the Tarkata should be killed anyway. Follow the water to the next
    T.Y.M., then follow the subsequent water. Ignore the large statue for now, and
    follow the water's path again to another T.Y.M. Break that and follow the water
    to the end, where you must go onto the adjacent roof, then Long Jump onto the
    building that has the last T.Y.M and a Tarkata on top. Kill the enemy first
    before completing the last T.Y.M.....for now.....land back on the ground, see
    the FMV then go back through the door you entered to watch a longer FMV.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Tarkata, 2 Masked Guards
    
    Back in this area, avoid the flames as before and follow the path all the way 
    left. Throw the 2 Tarkata into the spikes to save time, then jump down while
    avoiding the 2 swinging logs. Head right where 2 Masked Guards are waiting for
    you, but so is a catapult....:-) Kill them and save at the Save Point before
    heading to the large Portal.
    
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                                      THE PORTAL
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    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests, 2 Demon Captains
    
    When you start, ignore the 2 Shadow Priests behind you and go right, When you
    see the path that has a section of floor missing, go along there and Long Jump
    the gap. 2 Demon Captains will ambush you, so deal with them quickly any way
    you like. Follow the path right and jump into the blue portal at the end.
    
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                                     EVIL MONASTERY
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    ENEMY: 8 Demon Archers
    
    At first, just run up the steps until the FMV cuts in. When it ends, keep to
    the right and up the stairs. Ignore the Demon Archers and the other stairs for
    now, instead stay left and you will find a T.Y.M lever. Completing it will
    reveal 2 spike traps on the ground floor, so jump back down to there. The Demon
    enemies will follow you, so lure them there, and then launch or throw one of
    them onto the spikes. Do the same onto the other trap and the door at the top
    of the room will open. Deal with any enemies that block your path.....
    
    *Shoot the Gold Koin for a Secret Koin
    
    and get the Secret Koin, then Exit through the door.
    
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    ENEMY: 1 Demon Handler, 2 Demon Archers
    
    This room looks a bit bare, but the reason comes to in a moment. Ignore the 
    weapon halfway up the stairs and go to the main floor. As you approach, various
    types of Demon enemy appear. To escape them, throw one of them onto the row of
    spikes aginst the back wall, then jump onto his body to reach the floor above.
    Escape through the door at the end of the stairs.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Demon Generals, 1 Demon Archer
    
    Here is where you encounter your first Demon Generals, and they will come back
    to bite you in the......never mind, they are annoying, let's put it like that.
    
    *Throw an enemy onto both hands of the Demon Buddha to find a Secret Koin
    
    Grab the Secret if you want/can, then head for the usual Exit.
    
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    ENEMY: 5 Shadow Priests, 10 Demon Captains, Kitana BOSS
    
    There is another Red Koin here, but before you grab it, try to Run + O kick
    the Shadow Priest through the window, it will help in a minute. Grab the koin
    and 3 Demon Captains will appear. Like before, fill the meter completely and
    you will be prompted to perform a Multality. Do that and head to the orange
    Portal guarded by the statues. See that broken column next to you?
    
    *Grab the Secret Koin on the roof.
    
    Grab the Koin and then start to ascend to the roof. Long jump the spike pit,
    and a wall will trap you with a Shadow Priest and 2 Demon Captains. 
    
    +Note: Shadow priest cannot be thrown or Fatalitied, not can Bloody Skeletons.
    
    To save health, throw the Captains from the arena and then focus on the Priest
    as that way he can't give power-ups to the Captains. The wall at the back will 
    drop. Long Jump across another pit and deal with another group of similar 
    enemies. Do this once more and continue climbing, but watch out for the column 
    that rolls down the path, it hurts like hell.....avoid Kitana's trap and Save
    at the given Point. Head to the roof to confront Kitana. Beating her will
    automatically take you to a new area.
    
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    ENEMY: Kitana BOSS, Jade BOSS, Mileena BOSS
    
    After a lengthy FMV, the Boss fight begins, with 3 of them to take care of.
    After you beat them and the 2nd FMV ends, there will be a Victory Koin above
    the body. Grab it, and that's 1 down, 4 to go. There will be a large amount of
    EXP. left behind so grab those too, then start to practice the Fist of Ruin
    attack. When you're confident with pushing the O button several times :-), jump
    through the Portal at the back.
    
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    ENEMY: None
    
    This is the easiest part of the Monastery. Each time you re-enter a previous
    arena, the wall that blocked your path before re-appears. To get rid of it,
    just use the Fist of Ruin on the statues that are in the centre, and the wall
    drops. Do the same to the rest, including the pair that guard the orange Portal
    from earlier and then jump into it.
    
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                                THE PORTAL (PORTAL....AGAIN!?)
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    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests
    
    When play resumes, you will be on the bottom floor. Go towards the camera and
    right to find a path that leads upwards. You will see 2 Shadow Priests in the
    background which need to be taken care of to advance. Run + O kick, or Flying
    Kick them into oblivion and the pathway will appear to take you to the next
    place.
    
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                                       LIVING FOREST
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    ENEMY: 5 Putrid Corpses, 4 Brother of Shadow
    
    After the FMV, there is another statue that needs breaking. To the front is a
    living tree (big face, no limbs) that needs to be fed one of the Putrid Corpses
    roaming around. Doing so gets you the first Hint and gets rid of the wall of
    thorns at the back. Go to the Save point but don't save, just kill the Corpses
    that are there, then go back and deal with any other enemies still around.
    Cross the pit of thorns and then 4 Brothers of Shadow appear. These guys are
    really annoying, as they attack randomly and hide underground AND they have to
    be beaten to advance. Hopefully you should have a Multality ready to sort them
    out quickly. If not, then just focus on one of them to build up the meter. When
    they are eventually dead, jump and go through the door on the ledge previously
    guarded by the wall of thorns to the right.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Putrid Corpses, 2 Clay Soldiers
    
    Straight away, head left and jump the river. 2 Putrid Corpses fall from the sky
    of which one needs to be fed to another living tree. Do so to get the second
    hint, then Exit through the door you can see next to it.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Clay Soldiers
    
    DO NOT STEP IN THE RIVER IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE. Doing so results in giant snakes
    having a feast on you, so avoid the water. Use the stepping stones whilst
    avoiding the Clay Soldiers that come to life toreach the waterfall at the back 
    of the area. Climb up using the ledges and then Exit through the door at the 
    top.
    
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    ENEMY: X Putrid Corpses
    
    Move to the right until the ambush of snakes appear. To clear them and the wall
    of thorns blocking your path, you have to throw a Putrid Corpse into a snakes
    path so it catches and eats it. Do this 4 times (not very hard) and the way is
    cleared. There is another Save Point here so use it now while you can. Climb 
    up the wall and feed the last living tree to get the 3rd and final hint. After
    that, the giant stone snake mouth opens and your next move is revealed. Head
    inside.
    
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    ENEMY: X Putrid Corpses (for Brutality purpose)
    
    Although this a plain room, there is a circle to stand in in the center. It
    then activates a series of immobile Clay Soldiers to rush towards you then go
    back where they came from. You cannot move from the circle so it requires a
    fair bit of good reflexes. After the easy 1st round, there is a medium 2nd
    round followed by the last and hardest round. It will then unlock the final
    Red oin which gives you the Brutality ability. Do what you have done before 
    then head for the Exit on the right.
    
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    ENEMY: None
    
    Not much along here, just plenty of statues to break and claim some EXP and
    health, you'll need them.
    
    *Shoot the closed arch-eye to open it and reveal a Secret Koin
    
    Head for the Exit door at the far end.
    
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    ENEMY: Snake BOSS, Reptile BOSS
    
    In here is where you fight the Giant Snake and his owner, Reptile. After both
    their defeats, claim the EXP. scattered about the floor, then Fist of Ruin the
    mid-section of the snake to destroy it and reveal the now-climbable wall.
    Leave through the door you came in.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    Same tunnel as before, claim some items if you want to then head back out.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    *Destroy all the Clay Soldiers to reveal a Secret Koin
    
    Other than that, nothing here for you so just get out of there.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Putris Corpses
    
    On the way back down, stand next to the living tree and climb the wall with
    the similar markings as the one inside the lair. Up the top is another Health
    Booster for you. After that, head for the Exit on the left.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 2 Clay Soldiers
    
    Avoid falling in the river as before, and head for the Exit at the bottom.
    
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    ENEMY: 2 Putrid Corpses, 2 Clay Soldiers
    
    Nothing here at all. Go to the Exit on the right.
    
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    ENEMY: 5 Putrid Corpses, 4 Brother of Shadow
    
    Avoid the Brother of Shadow enemies, but kill the Putrid Corpses for some extra
    EXP. Head for the Portal.
    
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                                     THE PORTAL
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    ENEMY: 4 Skulls, 2 Shadow Priests
    
    You see that really big wall that looks climbable? You have to climb it
    *SHOCKHORROR*. On the way though, 4 skulls will try to ram you off of it.
    The best way to avoid them is jump the instant they start to move so that you
    go right over them and they miss. Reach the top and there are 2 more Shadow 
    Priests to take care of. Kill them and the entrance to the Soul Tombs appears.
    
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                                    SOUL TOMBS
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    ENEMY: None
    
    At the very start, use the camera to look left.
    
    *Hit the koin for a Secret Koin
    
    It is a very difficult shot so well done of you manage it. Other than that,
    approach the massive entrance and go inside.
    
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    ENEMY: 6 Tarkata
    
    In the hub of the whole place, there are 2 doors, red and green. I recommend
    going the green way first.
    
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                                    GREEN PATH
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    ENEMY: 8 Tarkata
    
    When you enter the room, there are 4 Tarkata that will attack you. Launch 2 of
    them into the ceiling, and fight the other 2 to gain EXP which you'll need at
    some point later. Another 3 or 4 will appear after them, so deal with them in
    the same fashion and the door to the right will open for you.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    Ignore all of the enemies here and the left door because you can't unlock it
    yet. Go to the door on the right and Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 8 Skulls, X Tarkata
    
    This is some weird type of gauntlet. Only jump onto the platforms after the
    boulders have hit, but also watch out for the pairs of skulls that attack
    every now and then. At the half-way point on the large platform, 2 Tarkata
    appear.
    
    *Launch a Tarkata into the flying creature for a Secret koin
    
    After that is another set of platforms and skulls to avoid. Dodge them and
    enter the entrance at the end of the gauntlet.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 1 Tarkata
    
    Out of sight is a Tarkata waiting for you, so approach him whilst blocking.
    When you do get within attacking range, launch him into the fan to get rid of
    him. A few pots hold a few bonuses so grab them if you wish, then go to the 
    door on the right and Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 4 Tarkata
    
    To get out of here, you need to launch am enemy into the spikes hanging from
    that wooden balcony, which is easier said than done with 3 others trying to
    kill you. Launch one of them but let the whole cut-scene play out or he'll
    still be alive afterwards. Jump on top then onto the second floor, and then
    follow the path to the left and Exit through the door.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 5 Tarkata
    
    Back in the large room, follow the path so you end up on the small area above
    the fan. 4 Tarkata will then ambush you. Make sure that ALL of them are thrown 
    into the blades of the fan, as it will destroy the fan and a blade will lodge
    in the wall. Jump onto the blade and follow the small route to the large button
    on the floor. Step on it to release a weapon needed nearer the start, then jump
    back onto the floor and Exit through the stairs you entered originally by.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 8 Skulls, X Tarkata
    
    Like before, avoid the boulders and skulls that attack and make your way
    back across the gauntlet.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    In this room, go far left and wait for the Tarkata to climb the foreground wall
    first before you throw him back over it. Pick up the sword that has appeared
    and slash the hanging bodies on either side of the door. The door is now open
    so go inside.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests, X Tarkata (S.P.'s can spawn them)
    
    Wow, that's a big green ball of.....stuff......First things first, kill the
    Shadow Priests before anything else as they can regenerate Tarkata enemies.
    Kill any leftover foes and then focus on the Orb. To destroy it, you must stand
    right next to it and perform the Fist of Ruin about 6 times. When it has been
    broken, Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    Go through the door in the middle............yep, thats about it....
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 8 Tarkata
    
    Do the same as before, launch half of the Tarkata into the ceiling and kill
    the others to gain vital EXP. before leaving.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 6 Tarkata
    
    Back in the Hub, I'd save your game before moving onto the Red Path. A yellow
    beam of light proves you have completed that path so if it doesn't appear, its
    either a glitch or you haven't followed this guide very well. More likely a 
    glitch though.....:-)
    
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                                        RED PATH
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    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    When you enter, there is the door you've just come from, one in the middle and
    one to the far left. Go to the one in the middle, dealing with any particular
    enemies that may get in your way.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 4 Tarkata
    
    Ignore all the Tarkata here. Long jump from the start and climb the wall to
    evade them. Follow the path left and Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Masked Guards
    
    As you can see, a running path of spikes is there to stop you, but it is very
    predictable timing so you shouldn't have any trouble dodging it. At the moment
    you can only move along one path, so jump over the spikes until you reach the
    safety zone and a T.Y.M lever. To succeed you must not only pull the lever when
    the bar is high enough but also time it so the wall crushes the Masked Guard 
    and jams in the ground. Complete it, then head to where the wall just went down
    where there is another lever which works the opposite wall. Kill the guard
    successfully and move along the resultant path to the final lever of this area.
    This guard spends a little less time patrolling in the right area so be 
    accurate with your timing. Head back, avoiding the spikes, to where the last 
    guard was, then follow along the new path, still with spikes, until you reach
    the door at the end. Well desreved too after all that....
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: ??? Tarkata (too many to stand and count otherwise you'd die)
    
    Do NOT attack anyone as they will beat you to a pulp. Just peg it to the door
    on the opposite side to safety.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests, 2 Tarkata
    
    In here is another T.Y.M device, but before it can be activated all of the 
    enemies must be killed.
    
    *Shoot the Gold Koin for a Secret Koin.
    
    Try throwing an enemy through the relevant wall to get a clearer shot at it.
    Grab it, then launch any remaining enemies into the ceiling for instant kills.
    Now you can use the T.Y.M to open the door near the beginning. Complete it
    and leave.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Again, don't bother counting, just say ??? Tarkata
    
    Leg it leg it leg it leg it leg it.........just don't get hit and Exit ASAP.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Masked Guards
    
    Like before, avoid the spike floors but also deal with the Masked Guard that 
    blocks your path. The other 2 can be left alone so just Exit back to the start.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 4 Tarkata
    
    To save you from damage, use this simple trick: Go to the very edge of the
    climbable wall then Long Jump to land directly in front of the Exit and save
    yourself from harm. Always works
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    Back in the main area of the Red Path, simply take the left door before you
    get hurt by anyone.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 1 Shadow Priest, 8 Tarkata, 1 Bloody Skeleton
    
    Before going through the door on the left, kill all the enemies to gain some 
    EXP. and break any pots for health and such.
    
    *Kill the Skeleton for a Secret Koin
    
    Use weapons on the floor to get your reward from the roaming skeleton in the
    background.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, Orochi Hellbeast BOSS
    
    Once inside, the Orochi Hellbeast appears. Deal with him but don't leave just 
    yet...look in the far-right corner at the pedestal that sticks out...
    
    *Stand on the pedestal until it sinks for a Secret Koin.
    
    Now you can go.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 1 Shadow Priest, 8 Tarkata, 1 Bloody Skeleton
    
    Ignore the enemies this time round, just get out of there.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Tarkata, 2 Putrid Corpses
    
    As before, go to the far-right door to avoid much damage from enemies. Or...
    
    *Throw an enemy into each iron maiden trap to reveal a Secret Koin.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 6 Tarkata
    
    Back in the Hub, Save again so you don't have to do all of that again. Where
    there was a wall has opened up a new area, opposite the Save Point so proceed
    with caution.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Baraka BOSS
    
    Here is where you fight Baraka, who may be the most annoying Boss in the whole
    game, but makes it all the more fullfilling once he gets it. Beating him
    reveals the 3rd Victory Koin, but it is out of reach, so take the orange Portal
    that has appeared.
    
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                                     WU-SHI ACADEMY
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    ENEMY: 2 Tarkata
    
    Yes, you're back here once again, but not for very long. Remember where that
    statue in the water flow was? Go to it and break it with the Fist of Ruin.
    Jump down into the newly opened section and grab the Flaming koin for the Wall
    Run ability. Get back out of there and then back through the Portal you arrived
    by.
    
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                                       SOUL TOMBS
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
    ENEMY: None
    
    With the new ability, Wall-Run up the wall to claim the Koin. Grab the EXP.
    that appears then go back through the door, not the Portal otherwise its a 
    very long trip.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 6 Tarkata
    
    Exit the Hub by the stairs next to the Save point.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    Go through the Portal to leave this place once and for all.
    
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                                      THE PORTAL
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    ENEMY: 4 Skulls, 4 Shadow Priests, 1 Demon Captain
    
    Now you're back here, jump back to the ground and go towards the big blue
    Portal to the left. Jump inside.
    
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                                     THE PORTAL II
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    ENEMY: 4 Shadow Priests, X Tarkata (S.P's can spawn them)
    
    You have to believe me on this, but first off, let a Shadow Priest spawn a
    Tarkata before you kill both of the purple floating people. If 2 of them are
    spawned it doesn't matter that much. Lure, or throw if need be, a Tarkata onto
    the gold MK dragon logo on the floor of the main area ahead of you.
    
    *Perform a Fatality on the MK logo for a Secret Koin
    
    With that done, go into the alcove to the right and start wall-jumping to reach
    the top. To the left is another alcove to wall-jump soget going. To the right
    on that floor are 2 Shadow Priests that have to be killed before the entrance
    is raised. Do your business, but quickly before they spawn enemies, then go
    inside.
    
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                                    THE WASTELANDS
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    ENEMY: 3 Red Dragon Mercs, 3 Black Dragon Mercs
    
    Not much here in terms of rewards. Ignore the enemies as they tend to fight
    each other rather than you. Grab a sword from the ground then climb the wall
    next to the large metal gate. Cross the gap and then the wooden bridge. 2 Mercs
    will appear, 1 red, 1 Black. Take out the Red Merc, then proceed to the large
    pile of flesh blocking an entrance. Use the sword to get rid of it but before
    you enter, go back and left of the bridge to find the 3rd Health Booster Koin.
    Now go inside the entrance.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 10+ Elemental Knights
    
    This part can, and will, get tough. The pool of blood with Raiden's staff in
    it is the only way to defeat the Elemental Knights. Lure or throw as many as 
    possible into the pool so that when the lightning strikes, they are killed. Be
    aware you can be hurt by the electricity too. Once all of them are dead and
    Raiden disappears, use the T.Y.M device on the right to open the gate in the
    previous area, then Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Red Dragon Mercs, 3 Black Dragon Mercs
    
    Go through the gate and Exit the main area. Use the Save Point for halth if you
    have to.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Sub-Zero BOSS, X Bloody Skeletons
    
    Sub-Zero will attack you, but after a duel and some interference, Sub-Zero will
    aid you along the resultant boat trip along the river. Stick towards the middle
    to avoid he flames on either side that appear, and simply throw the Bloody
    Skeltons over the side so you gain minimal damage. At the end of the ride,
    use the Fist of Ruin a couple of times to break the door that Sub-Zero freezes 
    for you, then go inside.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: X Black/Red Dragon Mercs (until the climbable wall is created)
    
    In here, simply throw all the enemies into the spiked wheel so that eventually
    Sub-Zero can freeze the blood and allow you to climb up to the Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 2 Black Dragon Mercs (if you follow the guide)
    
    Go down to where the 2 Black Dragon Mercs are waiting. Kill 1 ONLY, and throw
    the other into the hole below so that they can't re-spawn any more of them.
    When the wall is frozen, Wall-Run along to the other side. Save for health,
    then go inside for a confontation.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Goro BOSS
    
    Goro does not look happy. He'll look even worse by the end of it though. Grab 
    the Victory Koin and you gain the Double-Jump ability. Take the resultant EXP.
    and get out of there.
    
    *Re-enter this room for a Secret koin
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 2 Black Dragon Mercs
    
    Back out here, look in the far corner for a Gold Koin to shoot.
    
    *Shoot the Gold koin for a Secret Koin.
    
    After claiming your reward, Long Jump over the gap and jump into the orange
    Portal that has appeared by the entrance.
    
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                                       THE DEADPOOL
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    ENEMY: X Putrid Corpses, X Bloody Skeletons (until all hooks have been used)
    
    Its such a shame you aren't here for very long, you could have hours of fun.
    
    *Throw enough enemies into the acid to reveal a Secret Koin.
    
    After that fun, you have to launch an enemy onto the swinging hooks that hang
    over the pathway. There are 5 in all and sometimes they require accurate aims.
    Fill the spaces and another Flaming koin appears, allowing you to swing on 
    beams. Use this ability to swing across the acid floor and reach the Exit
    Portal.
    
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                                    THE PORTAL II
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests, X Tarkata (Yeah, you know about spawning....)
    
    All thats left now is that final Victory Koin. To find it, or at least, the
    person in possessio of it, jump back to the floor and go left. Using your new
    ability, swing from beam to beam until you reach the top, where 2 Shadow 
    Priests are waiting for you. Kill them both quickly, or if not, kill them and
    any spawns they make, then head into the Portal.
    
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                                   THE NETHERREALM
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    ENEMY: 2 Bloody Skeletons, Scorpion BOSS, Inferno Scorpion BOSS
    
    Save as soon as you arrive because you have 2 Boss fights awaiting you. Once
    both are out of the way, grab the final Victory Koin and the EXP generously
    left behind. After that its back to where you came from through the Portal.
    A very short area in terms of doing stuff.
    
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
                                    THE PORTAL II
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
    ENEMY: 2 Shadow Priests, X Tarkata
    
    Now you have enough Tournament Victories, the large door that was originally
    shut is now open. At the end of its corridor is the Portal that takes you to
    the final area of the game....
    
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                                      THE FOUNDRY
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    ENEMY: 3 Oni, 2 Demon Archers
    
    As soon as you arrive, it would be a good idea to save at the Save Point in the
    lobby. Afterwards, go right and down the tunnel. At the end is a T.Y.M that
    needs doing. Succeeding will unlock half of a gate you need to pass through
    later. Go back out and up the ramp on the left. After the FMV, go left along
    the corridor of the crushing pistons to the other T.Y.M in this area, as it
    unlocks the other half of the gate. Come back to the Save point and go forward
    to the double doors at the end, hopefully Exiting before the Demon Archers can
    get a quick shot at you.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    In this area, you need to be careful to not get TOASTY! in the lava floor, as
    you need to go to the door across the lava lake to the far right corner.
    If you can't see it well, there is a barrel on the same pavement as the door.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: X Demon Archers/Captains (until Axe is created)
    
    See that smouldering fire in the oven? You need to throw 2 enemies into that,
    but for some reason it only counts Demon Captains, I'm not sure why....still,
    throwing all the enemies in there doesn't do anyone any harm.....except them...
    anyway, kill them to unlock the door and move to the next area.
    
    *UPDATE*
    
    I discovered it does NOT matter which enemy is thrown into the fire, just as 
    long as they are thrown on top so it counts to creating the Axe in the process.
    
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Orochi Hellbeast BOSS, X Demon Generals for hooks (+2 on the 2nd floor)
    
    As soon as play begins, take down the Orochi Hellbeast ASAP. To advance here,
    throw, or preferably launch, the 2 Demon Generals onto the 2 hooks in the 
    opposite corners of the room. Doing it reveals a climbable wall in the far-
    right corner. Climb up it and go right, Long-Jumping over the pool of lava to
    find another T.Y.M. Beat it to unlock the door in the corner in the other
    direction. Long-Jump back over it, avoiding the 2 other Genrals up there. For
    fun, throw them into the lava that's there, then Wall-Run up diagonally but
    avoid the spikes as well. Go through the door to move on.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 1 Demon General, 2 Demon Captains
    
    This area is pretty simple: Kill the 3 enemies to proceed (A Demon General, a
    Demon Captain and a Demon Archer) and unlock the door on the other side of the 
    room. Exit through the door afterwards.
    
    *UPDATE*
    
    There isn't a Demon Archer, just another Demon Captain
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    Following the path of the Axe,  go down the steps and Long Jump back to the
    entrance, but go up the climbable wall to the door where the Axe is being
    held.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 1 Demon General, 1 Demon Captain, 1 Demon Archer
    
    The final T.Y.M in the game is here (XD YAY!) and completing it gives you 
    axe-ess (that was really bad....) to the Axe. Grab it when it drops, then Exit
    before the Demons can harm you.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: NONE
    
    Go back down and through the door you originally cam through that leads back 
    to the lobby.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 5 Oni, 4 Demon Archers, 2 Demon Handlers
    
    Run back to the Save Point and up the ramp before you get hurt. Turn right and
    you will go through the gate you unlocked earlier. Up the steps are 2 large
    crystals that hold the door in front of you closed. Break them by using the O
    smash with the Axe. After the 2nd crystal breaks, multiple enemies appear who
    are a little bit miffed about the expensive jewelry you just destroyed. Take
    them out, and then wait for the doors to open before you proceed.
    
    *UPDATE*
    
    Enemies here include 2 Demon Handlers, Archers, and 2 oni that must be killed.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: 3 Demon Handlers
    
    Not much here really. Climb the very long steps and into the prison cells.
    In the cell on the right is Kitana. Talk to her 4 times to unlock the door to
    your right. 3 Demon Handlers appear but the Axe should take care of them. Go
    through.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Enemy: Kano BOSS
    
    Defeating Kano gives you that final Health Boost and some more EXP. Exit.
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: None
    
    Back in the cells, Save your progress befroe heading through the door at the
    end. 
    
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    ENEMY: Shang Tsung BOSS, Kintaro BOSS, Shao Kahn BOSS
    
    3 final challenges await....prepare for the end.....
    
    .....and well done if you beat them. yay. ;-)
    
    ==============================================================================
    F: Other Stuff You Might Find/ Want To Know/ Unlock
    ==============================================================================
    
    *Survival Mode (explained in my Survival Mode Guide)
    *Smoke Missions (explained in my Smoke Missions Guide)
    *How to bake a birthday cake (explained in....someone else's guide)
    *Beat the game with Liu Kang to unlock Scorpion
    *Beat the game with kung Lao to unlock Sub-Zero
    *TOASTY! (press start when TOASTY is heard for a bonus 1000 EXP.)
    
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    G: Updates
    ==============================================================================
    
    22/10/06 Vers 1.0
    -----------------
    
    *Started Guide
    *Added Legal Disclaimer
    *Added Quick Introduction
    *Added Controls
    *Added Items section
    *Completed guide up to Soul Tombs beginning
    
    23/10/06 Vers 1.0
    -----------------
    
    *Completed guide up to The Foundry End/ End Game
    *Added Extra Items/ Unlockables section
    *Added Credits and Copyright
    
    24/10/06 Final Version
    ----------------------
    
    *Added an Updates section for the few changes I had to make in the Foundry
    *Added an enemy tally for EVERY SINGLE AREA which took ages
    *Completed the guide, checked for errors, marked as Final Version.
    
    
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    H: Credits
    ==============================================================================
    
    Me: Writing this guide
    You: For reading this guide
    Gamefaqs: For allowing and hosting this guide
    A.Chef: For knowing how to make a good birthday cake
    Midway: For making such a sweet game
    
    No Thanks to:
    
    The person who invented the 2CV
    Lawnmowers with wires
    The crap thunderstorm that went on all day and scared the bejesus out of my cat
    Someone else who is not very popular
    
    metalgearsonic
    Copyright (C) 2006