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                           ²±°  The Mortal Kombat 3 FAQ °±²
                             
                                   By Derek Verbeeck
                                                
                      Twentieth Revision  -  September 29, 1995
                      
                
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     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Introduction Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝWhat the hell is this file I'm reading anyway?
    
       Welcome to the FAQ for Mortal Kombat III. This FAQ covers Revisions 2.0,
       2.1, and The New Release, Ultimate MK 3. Inside this FAQ you will find
       much information about Mortal Kombat 3, not just the moves and Fatalities,
       but some backstory to the game. Enjoy!
    
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     Ί Availability Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝWhere can I find this file or updates of it?
    
      
      FTP-
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       ftp.netcom.com: Andy Eddy's FAQ Archive. Thanks Andy!
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     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Story Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝWhere's Raiden, and who's this Sindel chick?
                                      
       Five hundred years ago, Shang Tsung was banished to the Earth realm by
    his master Shao Khan. There he was to open up a gateway for his master, by
    upsetting the Earth realm's natural balances. Tsung dominated the Mortal
    Kombat tournament, and had almost reached his goal when his dominance came to a 
    smashing end at the hands of Liu Kang, a Shaolin monk.
     Tsung returned to the Outworld a shame. He had failed his master, and his
    Shokan pupil, Goro, had apparently perished. Tsung however, developed a new
    plan, which he told his master. Kahn was delighted by this idea, and spared
    Tsung's life. Kahn would have no failures this time. Kahn swiftly defeated his
    opponents, and set his sights once again on Earth. Upon his arrival, Kahn began 
    to take souls from the population of Earth, except for a few, chosen by Raiden 
    to protect the Earth Realm. Each warrior has their own reason to be alive. And 
    now, with the battle lines drawn, the Kombat Kontinues.............. 
    
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Key Ί
     ΘΝΝΝJust what, exactly, does Block - Run - Jump up and down mean?
    
       While reading this FAQ, you may refer to this key to translate some things
    you may not understand. 
    
    Note: If you have to press up in a motion, it may help to hold block.
     
    Quarter Circle Towards: Move the joystick from the Down position to the Towards
                            position.
    Quarter Circle Away: Move the joystick from the Down position to the Away
                         position.
    Half Circle Away: Move the joystick from the Towards position to the Away
                      position.
    Half Circle Towards: Move the joystick from the Away position to the Away
                         position.   
    Down - Up: Move the joystick from the Down position to the Up position.
    Charge [B] (X): Hold the specified button [B] for X seconds.
    Hold: Hold the specified button(s) while performing the move.
    Release: Release the button you held during the maneuver.
     
    Fatality: When you have beaten your opponent the best two out of three, you can
              do him/her in the old MK way!
    Super Uppercut: Each Kombatant's Super Uppercut motion is the move which will
                    allow you to do a Stage Fatality on either The Pit 3, Shao
                    Kahn Tower, or, The Subway.
    Mercy: If you don't want to finish your opponent quite yet, you can grant them
           Mercy! This gives them some extra energy, so you can beat each other
           around a bit more. This move is also the same for each character.
           In order to show Mercy, you must lose one round of the match.
           Mercy: Hold Run - Four Down - Release [Full Screen Away]
    Animality: To perform an Animality, you must grant Mercy during the Third Round.
               Then, when it again says 'Finish Him!/Her!' you must perform the
               character's animality. 
    Battle Ascension: In certain Kombat Zones, such as "The Subway", if you clip
                      your opponent with an uppercut, they go flying up through
                      the ceiling, and you follow. You then continue the match on
                      the streets. Battle Ascension is present on the following
                      stages: Soul Chamber, The Subway, and, The Bank. If you
                      do Battle Ascension on your opponent, the order in which
                      the stages come will reset to the first background. So, if
                      you wish to do a Super Uppercut, stay away from Uppercuts
                      during the match on those stages.
    Babality: In order to perform a Babality, you must go your entire winning
              Round without using the Block button at all.
    Friendship: Once again, as in MK ][, you can do a Friendship on your opponent.
                Why a Mortal Kombatant would want to make nice with his/her opponent
                I have no clue, but, to do a Friendship, you must not use the Block
                button in the winning round.
    Random Selection: In order to randomly select a character, you must push Up
                      on the joystick at the same time you press start. (Player
                      One's selector must be on Tsung, and Player Two's must be
                      on Liu Kang.)
    
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Individual Moves Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝWhoa! How did you do that??
    
    
    -Sub Zero-----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
      The ninja returns unmasked. Betrayed by his own clan, the Lin Kuei, he breaks
    sacred codes by leaving, and is marked for death. But, unlike the ninja, his
    persuers come as machines. He must not only defend Earth from the Outworld 
    menace, but elude these assassins.
     Actor:John Turk
     
     Ice Blast: Quarter Circle Towards - Low Punch
     Ice Shower: Quarter Circle Towards - High Punch
     Ice Clone: Quarter Circle Back - Low Punch
     Slide: Back + Low Punch + Block + Low Kick
     
     Fatality 1: Two Away - Down - Away - Run          [Sweep Distance]
                 (Sub-Zero blows mist at his victim, which freezes them, before 
                 they topple over and crumble.) 
     Fatality 2: Two Blocks - Run - Block - Run         [Close]
                 (Sub-Zero raises his opponent high over his head, then freezes 
                 them before breaking them in half. As their body shatters, pieces
                 of ice and body parts fall to the floor.)
    
      Animality: Towards - Two Up                        [Close] 
                 (Sub-Zero morphs into a Polar Bear, and starts tearing at his 
                 opponent.)
     
      Babality:   Two Down - Away - High Kick
     
      Friendship: Low Kick - Low Kick - Two Runs - Up
                  (Sub Zero makes his opponent a snowman.)
    
      Super Uppercut: Away - Down - Two Towards - High Kick
    
      Combo [30%/6 HITS]: HP-HP-LP-LK-HK-B+HK
                  
     In vicious battle, Sub Zero defeats Cyrax and Sektor: but not alone. Sub Zero
    discovers his third Lin Kuei assassin, Smoke. When he was a human ninja, Smoke
    and Sub Zero were allies. Sub Zero helps Smoke remember his past, and gains him
    as an ally once again. Sub Zero goes on to face Kahn alone, and finds it takes
    all his own inner strength to defeat him. Sub Zero returns to the shadows, his
    legacy known only by a select few..........
     
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    -Sonya Blade--------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Sonya disappears in the first tournament, but is later rescued by Jax. After
    returning to Earth, she and Jax try to warn the government of the looming 
    Outworld menace. Lacking proof, they watch helplessly as the invasion begins.
     Actress:Kerri Hoskins
     
     Energy Rings: Quarter Circle Towards - Low Punch
     Angular Bicycle Kick: Two Back - Down - High Kick
     Square Wave Punch: Towards - Back - High Punch
     Leg Grab: Down + Low Punch + Block
     
     Fatality 1: Away - Towards - Two Down - Run          [Anywhere]
                 (Sonya performs her old MK1 fatality, blowing a deadly kiss to her
                 opponent.)
     Fatality 2: Hold Block & Run - Two Up - Away - Down        [3/4 Screen Away]
                 (Sonya fires a blob of energy at her opponent, which surrounds
                 the victim and implodes.)
    
     Babality: Two Down - Towards - Low Kick 
     
     Super Uppercut: Two Towards - Down - High Punch
     
     Combo [31%/6 HITS]: HK-HK-HP-HP-LP-B+HP
    
     Sonya eventually faces archenemy Kano atop a skyscraper. She defeats him, and
    once he is out of the way, she is easily able to overcome Kahn. After the Earth
    is restored, Sonya helps Jax to form the Outworld Research Bureau, and they
    lead the first expedition into the Outworld.
    
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    -Liu Kang-----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     After the Outworld invasion, Liu Kang finds himself the prime target of Kahn's
    extermination squads. He is the Shaolin champion and has thwarted Kahn's schemes
    in the past. Of all the humans, Kang poses the greatest threat to Shao Kahn's 
    rule.
     Actor: Eddie Wong
     
     High Fireball: Two Towards - High Punch
     Low Fireball: Two Towards - Low Punch
     Flying Kick: Two Towards - Low Kick
     Bicycle Kick : Charge Low Kick (3)
     
     Fatality 1: Two Towards - Two Down - Low Kick           [Anywhere]
                 (Liu Kang disappears, and at the same time, a column of flame
                 erupts over his opponent's body.)
     Fatality 2: Two Up - Down - Up - Up+Block+Run   [Anywhere]
                 (Liu Kang disappears, and a Mortal Kombat I machine falls on top
                 of his opponent.)
     
     Babality: Three Down - High Kick
     Friendship: Three Runs - Down+Run
                 (A screen unravels in the background, and Liu Kang creates a shadow
                 puppet of the MK Dragon on this screen.)
     
     Animality: Three Down - Up   [Sweep]
                (Liu Kang morphs into a dragon, and bites his opponent in half.)
     
     Super Uppercut: Run - Two Blocks - Low Kick
    
     Combo [36%/7 HITS]: HP-HP-Block-LK-LK-HK-LK
    
     Once again shattering Kahn's plans to take over Earth, Liu Kang defeats the
    Outworlder and returns the Earth to the way it was before the invasion. In
    doing so, Kang also ensures the safety of the Outworld. Before the Portal closes
    Princess Kitana comes to the Earth Realm to thank him for restoring order in
    both realms, and for reuniting her with her mother - SINDEL. The Portal then
    closes once again..............
     
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    -Jax----------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     After failing to convince his superiors of the coming Outworld menace, Jax
    begins to covertly prepare for the future battle with Khan's minions. He fits
    both arms with indestructible implants. This is a war Jax is prepared to win.
     Actor: John Parrish
     
     Ground Slam: Charge Low Kick (4)
     Double Missile: Two Towards - Two Back - High Punch
     Single Missile: Away - Towards - High Punch
     Running Shoulder Slam: Two Towards - High Kick
     Gotcha Grab: Two Towards - Low Punch (Tap Low Punch for repeated hits.)
     Backbreaker: Block (In midair.)
     Multiple Slams: Hold Towards + Tap High Punch For Successive Slams
                     (Yes! I finally figured it out! Just hold towards while
                     throwing and keep tapping High Punch.)
     
     Fatality 1: Hold Block - Up - Down - Towards - Up    [Close]
                 (Jax's arms morph into sharp-edged blades, and he proceeds to dice
                 his opponent. When he is done, they hang in the air momentarily,
                 before splattering to the ground.)
     Fatality 2: Run - Block - Two Runs - Low Kick [3/4 Screen Away]
                 (Jax grows to immense proportions, and stomps on his shocked 
                 opponent.)
     
     Babality: Three Down - Low Kick
     Friendship: Low Kick - Two Runs - Low Kick
                 (Jax pulls out a rope, and begins playing Jump rope.)
     
     Super Uppercut: Down - Towards - Down - Low Punch
     
     Combo [33%/7 HITS]: HK-HK-D+HP-HP-Block-LP-HP-B+HP
    
     Jax defeats Kahn, and convinces the government to form the Outworld Research
    Bureau. This group discovers new ways to open a portal using science, rather
    than Black Magic. Jax and Sonya lead the first expedition to this new dimension.
    
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    -Shang Tsung--------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Tsung is Kahn's lead sorceror. He once fell out of favor with his emperor after
    failing to win the Earth Realm by tournament battle. But, the ever scheming 
    Tsung is instrumental in Kahn's conquest of Earth. He has now been granted more
    power than ever.
     Actor:John Turk
     
     Volcanic Eruption: Two Towards - Two Back - Low Kick
     Skulls: Two Back - High Punch (1)
             Two Back - Towards - High Punch (2)
             Two Back - Two Towards - High Punch (3)
                         
                                   Morphs:
     Sindel: Back - Down - Back - Low Kick
     Jax: Two Towards - Down - Low Punch
     Kano: Away - Towards - Block
     Liu Kang: 360 motion
     Stryker: Three Towards - High Kick
     Sub-Zero : Towards - Down - Towards - High Punch
     Cyrax: Three Blocks
     Sektor: Down - Towards - Away - Run
     Nightwolf: Three Up
     Sheeva: Towards - Down - Towards - Low Kick
     Sonya Blade: Down+Run-Low Punch+Block
     Kung Lao: Run - Run - Block - Run
     Kabal: Low Punch - Low Punch - Block - High Kick 
     
     Fatality 1: Hold Low Punch - Down - Two Towards - Down - Release [Close]
                 (Tsung raises a bed of spikes from the floor, and knocks his
                 opponent onto it.)
     Fatality 2: Hold Low Punch - Run - Block - Run - Block   [Close]             
                 (Tsung lifts his opponent up into the air. Their soul is absorbed
                 into the air, and the corpse splatters onto the ground.)
     
     Babality: Three Runs - Low Kick
     Friendship: Low Kick - Low Kick - Two Runs - Down
                 (Shang Tsung morphs into one of the characters from Joust, and
                 bounces off of the screen.)
    
     Animality: Hold High Punch - Three Runs - Release     [Sweep]
    
     Super Uppercut: Two Up - Away - Low Punch
    
     Combo [27%/5 HITS]: LK-HP-HP-LP-B+HK
    
     Once again serving as Kahn's right hand man, Tsung is assigned to hunt down 
    the rogue Earth warriors. he realizes that Kahn will take his soul once it is
    done, and so he kills Shao Kahn as well as Motaro. Tsung then proceeds to take
    all of the souls, and control of the Earth.
     
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    -Kung Lao-----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Kung Lao has begun training a new order of Shaolin alongside Liu Kang. However,
    nothing could ever prepare them for the Outworld invasion.
     Actor:Anthony Marquez
     
     Hat Throw: Away - Towards - Low Punch
     Teleport: Down - Up
     Diving Kick: Down + High Kick
     Spinning Shield: Towards - Down - Towards - Run
     
     Fatality 1: Block+Run - Block+Run - Down [From Close to Sweep]
                 (Kung Lao enters his Spinning Shield, which grows larger and glows.
                 His opponent is then sucked in, and their body parts come flying
                 out.)
     Fatality 2: Two Towards - Away - Down - High Punch
                 (Kung Lao throws his hat, decapitating his opponent. The hat then
                 boomerangs several times, leaving Kung Lao's opponent a bloody
                 mess.)
     
     Babality: Down - Two Towards - High Punch
    
     Friendship: Run - Low Punch - Run - Low Kick
                 (Kung Lao tosses his hat off screen like a frisbee, and a dog goes
                 off chasing it. The dog gets a nasty surprise.)
    
     Animality: Four Runs - Block                          [Close]
                (Kung Lao morphs into a leopard, and gores his opponent.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Two Down - Two Towards - Low Kick
    
     Combo [34%/7 HITS]: HP-LP-HP-LP-LK-HK-B+HK
     
     Kung Lao is mortally wounded in the final battle. Though he defeated Kahn, and
    secured the world's safety, he dies of his injuries. He then meets up with his
    ancestor, Kung Lao, who died in battle with Goro 500 years earlier.
     
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    -Kano---------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Kano is thought to have been killed in the first tournament. Instead, he is 
    found alive in the Outworld, where he once again eludes capture by Sonya. 
    Before the invasion begins, Kano convinces Shao Khan to spare his soul, 
    because Kano can teach Khan's army to use Earth weapons.
     Actor:Richard Divizio
     
     Knife Throw: Down - Away - High Punch
     Cannonbal: Charge Low Kick (3)
     Knife Uppercut: Down - Towards - High Punch
     Choke Hold: Quarter Circle Towards - Low Punch
     Air Throw: Block
     
     Fatality 1: Hold Low Punch - Towards - Two Down - Towards - Release [Close]
                 (Kano rips his opponents skeleton out of their mouth.)
     Fatality 2: Low Punch - Two Blocks - High Kick          [Half Screen]
                 (Kano fries his opponent with an "Optic Blast".)
    
     Babality: Two Towards - Two Down - Low Kick
    
     Friendship: Low Kick - Two Runs - High Kick
                 (Kano pops some bubblegum into his mouth, and blows a bubble, which
                 subsequently pops all over his face.)
    
     Animality: Hold High Punch - Three Blocks - Release  [Close]
                (Kano morphs into a spider, and siphons his opponents blood out.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Two Up - Away - Low Kick
    
     Combo [37%/6 HITS]: HP-HP-D+LP-D+HP-jump kick-knife uppercut
    
     Kano lures Kahn's minions away on a false mission: and then nukes them with a
    stolen weapon. He then makes his way back, and defeats Kahn himself. Kano then
    attempts to take control of the souls Kahn has collected. Without the magic of
    Kahn's dark sorcerers however, Kano cannot control the souls, and it is 
    believed he suffered a violent death at their hands. Without even knowing it,
    Kano saved the world he tried to conquer.
     
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    -Sektor-------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Sektor is actually the code name for unit LK-989. He was the first of three
    prototype cybernetic ninjas created by the Lin Kuei. Sektor was once a human
    assassin trained by the Lin Kuei. He volunteered for automation because of
    his loyalty to the clan. Sektor survives the outworld invasion because he has
    no soul to take.
     Actor:Sal DiVita
     
     Heat Seeker: Half Circle Away - High Punch
     Straight Missile: Two Towards - Low Punch
     Teleport: Two Towards - Low Kick
     
     Fatality 1: Run - Low Punch - Low Punch - Block    [Sweep Distance]
                 (Sektor's chest opens up to reveal a large crushing machine, which
                 then smashes the victim.)
     Fatality 2: Three Towards - Away - Block [Jump Away Distance]
                 (Sektor roasts his opponent with a flamethrower.)
      
     Animality: Two Towards - Down - Up                     [Close]
                (Sektor morphs into a bat, and flies off the screen. When he flies 
                back on, he decapitates his opponent.)
    
     Babality: Away - Three Down - High Kick
    
     Friendship: Three Runs - Down     [Jump Away Distance]
                 (Sektor makes one of those Carnival "Test your Strength" things
                 come up, and hits it with a hammer.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Three Runs - Down
     
     Combo [26%/5 HITS]: HP-HP-HK-HK-B+HK
     
     Sektor eventually eliminates Sub Zero, and is attacked by Kahn's forces. Being
    more than a match for them, Sektor easily defeats them, and is able to enter the
    fortress undetected. There he defeats Motaro and Kahn, and sets his self 
    destruct system off. The ensuing explosion is immense enough to destroy the 
    portal above the fortress, returning the Earth to normal.
    
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    -Stryker------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     When the Outworld portal opens up over a large city in North America, panic
    and chaos rage out of control. Kurtis Stryker was the leader of the riot
    control brigade when Shao Khan began taking souls. He finds himself the lone
    survivor of a city once populated by millions.
     Actor: Michael O'Brien 
     
     Long Range Grenade: Half Circle Away - High Punch
     Short Range Grenade: Half Circle Away - Low Punch
     Nightstick Throw: Two Towards - High Kick
     Nightstick Trip: Towards - Away - Low Punch
     
     Fatality 1: Down - Towards - Down - Towards - Block [Close]
                 (Stryker turns his back to the players. When he turns back, there
                 is a time bomb strapped to his opponent's back. Stryker then holds
                 his ear's as his opponent explodes.)
    
     Fatality 2: Four Towards - Low Kick [Full Screen Away]
                 (Stryker fires a cord at his opponent, electrocuting him/her.)
     
     Animality: Three Runs - Block      [Sweep]
                (Stryker morphs into a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and bites his opponent
                in half.)
     
     Babality: Down - Two Towards - Away - High Punch
    
     Friendship: Low Punch - Two Runs - Low Punch
                 (Stryker blows his whistle, and the other 13 Kombatants come 
                 running past him.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Towards - Two Up - High Kick
    
     Combo [50%/6 HITS]: LK-HP-HP-LP-jump kick-nightstick throw
    
     Ignorant as to why his soul was spared, Stryker receives a vision from Raiden.
    He is instructed to travel West. There he meets up with the other Kombatants who
    are fighting for Earth. Shao Kahn is surprised by this new Kombatant, and 
    Stryker defeats him. Stryker returns to the city he was sworn to protect, and
    the chaos that consumed the city before the invasion is gone.
    
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    -Sheeva-------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Sheeva was hand picked by Shao Kahn to serve as Sindel's personal protector. 
    She becomes suspicious of Shao Kahn's loyalty towards her race of Shokan when
    he places Motaro as the leader of hi extermination squads. In the Outworld, 
    Motaro's race of centaurians are the natural enemy of Shokan.
     Actress:Claymation
     
     Leaping Stomp: Down - Up
     Fireball: Quarter Circle Towards - High Punch
     Ground Stomp: Away - Down - Away - High Kick
     
     Fatality 1: Hold High Kick - Towards - Away - Two Towards - Release [Close]
                 (Sheeva grabs her opponent by each shoulder, and rips off their 
                 skin like clothing.)
     Fatality 2: Towards - Two Down - Towards - Low Punch    [Close]
                 (Sheeva pounds her opponent into the ground.)
     
     Babality: Three Down - Back - High Kick
    
     Friendship: Two Towards - Down - Towards - High Punch
    
     Animality: Run - Four Blocks [Close]
                (Sheeva morphs into a Scorpion, which stabs her opponent with it's
                stinger. Sheeva's opponent then stumbles backwards, and begins to
                glow red, before exploding.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Down - Towards - Down - Towards - Low Punch
                 
     Sheeva discovers Kahn's treacherous plots against the Shokan race. Kahn has 
    given vital information to Motaro's race on how to defeat the Shokan. Motaro
    and Kahn plan to enslave the Shokan race. Outraged, Sheeva kills them both, 
    and returns her race's lost nobility.
       
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    -Cyrax--------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Cyrax is unit LK-4D4, the second of three prototype cybernetic ninjas built
    by the Lin Kuei. He was trained by the Lin Kuei, and his last command is to
    find and terminate the rogue ninja Sub Zero.
     Actor:Sal DiVita
     
     Energy Net: Three Back - Low Kick
     Exploding Teleport: Two Towards - Low Kick
     Long Range Bomb: Hold Low Kick - Two Towards - High Kick - Release
     Short Range Bomb: Hold Low Kick - Two Back - High Kick - Release 
     Air Kapture: Quarter Circle Towards - Block (Cyrax will become airborne.)
                  Low Punch will throw your opponent. 
     
     Fatality 1: Four Down - Up - Down - High Punch  [Anywhere]
                 (Cyrax decimates his opponent with a rotor blade.)
     Fatality 2: Two Down - Towards - Up - Run         [Close]
                 (Cyrax self destructs, Predator style, taking his opponent with
                 him.)
     
     Animality: Two Up - Two Down   [Close]
                (Cyrax morphs into a shark, and eats his opponent.)
    
     Babality: Two Towards - Away - High Punch
     Friendship: Three Runs - Up
                 (Cyrax places his hands on his knees, and does a strange dance.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Run - Block - Run
     
     Combo [30%/6 HITS]: HP-HP-HK-HP-HK-B+HK
     Combo [18%/3 HITS]: HP-HP-LP
      
     Cyrax is reprogrammed by Sub Zero, and attacks Shao Kahn instead of him. Cyrax
    goes on to defeat Kahn, and, awaits new orders from the Lin Kuei. However, being
    reprogrammed, he is unable to receive these commands. Cyrax gets lost in the
    desert, forever seeking the Lin Kuei headquarters.
    
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    -Kabal--------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     As a chosen warrior, his identity is a mystery to all. It is believed he is
    a survivor of an attack by Shao Khan's extermination squads. As a result, he
    is horribly scarred, kept alive only by artificial respirators and a rage
    to end Shao Khan's conquest.
     Actor:Richard Divizio
     
     Fireball: Two Back - High Punch
     Tornado Spin: Away - Towards - Low Kick
     Spinning Blade: Thrre Back - Run
     
     Fatality 1: Two Down - Away - Towards - Block [Sweep]
                 (Kabal fires a hose into his opponent, who's head then inflates.
                 They then proceed to float off of the screen. A loud blast can be 
                 heard before body parts fall onto the screen.)
     Fatality 2: Run - Three Blocks - High Kick  [Close]
                 (Kabal removes his mask, and screams at the player[s]. He then 
                 screams at his opponent, whose soul exits the body and runs away
                 in terror.)
     
     Babality: Two Runs - Low Kick 
    
     Friendship: Run - Low Kick - Low Kick - Up
                 (Kabal roasts a marshmallow on one of his hookswords.)
    
     Animality: Hold High Punch - Two Towards - Down - Towards - Release
                (Kabal morphs into a strange-looking skeletal beast with horns, and
                rams his opponent.)
     
     Super Uppercut: Two Blocks - High Kick
    
     Combo [45%/7 HITS]: LK-LK-HP-HP-D+HP-jump kick-fireball
     Combo [25%/4 HITS]: HP-LP-D+HP-D-LP
     Combo [3 HITS]: LK-LK-HK
     
     Kabal was once a member of the Black Dragon gang, alongside Kano. He wishes to
    repay his debt to society by doing good. Kabal now gives crime's inner circle
    something to fear.
     
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     
    -Sindel-------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     She once ruled the Outworld at Shao Khan's side as his queen. Now, 10,000 years
    after her untimely death, she is reincarnated on Earth. Her evil intent is every
    match for Shao Kahn's tyranny.
      Actress: Lia Montelongo
     
     Scream: Three Towards - High Punch
     Float: Two Away - Towards - High Kick (Block to land.)
     Air Fireball: Half Circle Towards - Low Kick
     Fireball: Two Towards - Low Punch
     
     Fatality 1: Two Runs - Block - Run - Block   [Sweep]
                 (Sindel wraps her opponent up in her hair. As she pulls away from
                 her opponent, their body parts begin to fly off in each and every
                 direction.)
     Fatality 2: Run - Two Blocks - Block+Run [Sweep]
                 (Sindel does her Sonic Scream, and her opponent's skin rips off.)
     
     Babality: Three Runs - Up
    
     Friendship: Five Runs - Up
                 (A football comes out of the floor, and Sindel punt kicks it.)
     
     Super Uppercut: Three Down - Low Punch
    
     Animality: Two Towards - Up    [Anywhere]
                (Sindel morphs into a giant wasp, and stings her opponent to death.)
    
     Combo [40%/6 HITS]: HK-HP-HP-D+HP-jump kick-air fireball
     Combo [3 HITS]: HP-HP-D+HP
       
     Sindel has visions of her past. Her true King's name was Jerrod, and she ruled
    a peaceful Realm called Edenia at his side, and had a daughter, before Kahn 
    took Edenia in their own Mortal Kombat. Sindel turns on Kahn, and defeats him.
    She saves the Earth, and insures the restoration of Edenia, as well as a reunion
    after 10,000 years with her daughter - KITANA.
    
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     
    -Nightwolf----------------------------------------------------------------------
     
     Works as a historian and preserver of his people's culture. When Khan's 
    portal opens over North America, Nightwolf uses his shaman's magic to protect
    his tribe's sacred land. This area becomes a vital threat to Khan's invasion 
    of the Earth.
     Actor:Sal DiVita
     
     Shoot Arrow: Quarter Circle Away - Low Punch
     Hatchet Uppercut: Quarter Circle Towards - High Punch
     Shield Aura: Three Towards - High Kick
     Shadow Shoulder Ram: Three Towards - Low Kick
     
     Fatality 1: Two Up - Away - Towards - Block            [Close]
                 (Nightwolf calls upon a beam of light to disentegrate his victim.)
     Fatality 2: Two Away - Down - High Punch   [Jump Away Distance]
                 (Nightwolf calls on the power of Raiden, who channels his power  
                 through Nightwolf's hatchet to electrocute his opponent.)
     
     Animality: Two Towards - Two Down              [Close]
                 (Nightwolf morphs into a wolf, and savagely attacks his opponent.)
    
     Babality: Towards - Away - Towards - Away - Low Punch
     Friendship: Three Runs - Down  [Anywhere except Close]
                 (Nightwolf morphs into Raiden, who is doing his MK2 winning
                 stance. An MK2 machine floats onto the screen directly behind him.
                 A message quickly appears on the screen, several of which have been
                 seen.)
          
     Super Uppercut: Two Runs - Block
     
     Combo [41%/7 HITS]: LK-HP-HP-LP-hatchet uppercut-hatchet uppercut-HK
    
     Nightwolf teams up with the other Earth warriors, and they make their way to
    his sacred land. There they form a plan of attack against the invasion. 
    Nightwolf faces Kahn, and emerges victorious. Nightwolf is able to peacefully 
    take back the land taken away from his people so long ago. His people form
    their own proud nation, and emerge as the Great rulers of the Earth.
     
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    -Smoke--------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Smoke was once a human ninja, a member of the Lin Kuei. He was automated 
    against his will, and is now hunting Sub Zero, his former ally. Smoke's origin
    is unclear to himself. 
     Actor: Sal DiVita
    
     Harpoon Pull: Two Away - Low Punch
     Teleport Uppercut: Two Towards - Low Kick
     Kamouflage Mode: Hold Block - Three Up - Run
     Air Throw: Block
    
     Fatality 1: Hold Block & Run - Two Down - Towards - Up   [Sweep]
                 (Smoke feeds his opponent a pineapple bomb.)
     Fatality 2: Two Up - Towards - Down      [Full Screen Away]
                 (Smoke drops a couple hundred spherical bombs on the ground. After
                 a few seconds, the view changes to show the Earth exploding.)
    
     Babality: Two Down - Two Away - High Kick
     Friendship: Three Runs - High Kick
                 (Smoke opens his chestplste, and a foghorn comes out.)
    
     Super Uppercut: Two Towards - Down - Low Kick
    
     Animality: Two Down - Towards - Block   [Sweep]
                (Smoke morphs into a bull, and rams his opponent.)
                                    
     Smoke and Sub-Zero were allies and friends during their days in the Lin Kuei.
    Smoke was captured and automated before he could escape, and programmed to kill
    his former friend and ally. But Smoke discovers he has a soul, and regains the
    memory of his former life. He helps Sub-Zero to defeat Kahn, but must live
    forever in his cybernetic body.
    
    -Scorpion----------------------------------------------------------------------
      Scorpion, the hell spawned spectre, returns to take the Earth away from the
    Outworld warriors.
     Actor: John Turk
    
     Spear Pull:
     Telport Punch:
     Hyper Teleport Punch:
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    -Kitana------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Princess Kitana returns, fighting alongside her true mother, against the
    tyranny of her "father".
     Actress: Kerri Hoskins
    
     Fan Lift:
     Fan Blade:
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    -Reptile-----------------------------------------------------------------------
      The reptilian Outworlder resurfaces, with a vendetta against Tsung.
     Actor: John Turk
    
     Acid Spit:
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    -Jade--------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Kitana's mysterious "sister" reappears, entering this new Mortal Kombat
    tournament.
     Actress: Lia Montelongo
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Boss Strategies Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝHey, that centaur guy doesn't play fair.
    
    --Motaro----------------------------------------------------------------------
     Motaro is a member of a centaurian race that is the natural enemy of Shokan,
    Sheeva's race. He was chosen to be the leader of Shao Kahn's extermination
    squads.
     
     It is fairly easy to defeat Motaro, so long as you follow one rule: do NOT use
    ANY special move on him. If you fire a projectile, it will bounce right back
    at you, and Cyrax's bombs simply disappear without exploding. The main attack
    Motaro falls for is this: jump in, so that you land slightly in front of him,
    and throw a combo. He will get hit by it. If the first few hits are blocked, he
    will usually stop blocking sometime during the combo. Another way that Motaro
    allows you to clip him with over and over is this: corner him, and just 
    Roundhouse him to death.
    
    --Shao Kahn---------------------------------------------------------------------
       Actor: Brian Glynn
     Shao Kahn is emperor supreme of the Outworld, and has now taken over the Earth.
    This tournament is the last chance for the Earth Warriors to stand up to Kahn.
    
     Shao Kahn fights almost the same as he did in MK ][, but he has a few new 
    attacks. However, be wary when he laughs or taunts. He is not stupid, as was the
    case in Part ][. He will attack YOU when you get near enough. If Kahn forces you
    into the corner, beware. He will attack you several times in a flurry, and you
    might stop blocking as he hits you.
     
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Kombat Kodes Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝShh, don't tell anyone.
    
     This section of the FAQ deals with the so-called "Lock Sequence" codes that you
    can enter on the versus screen.
     Each player controls the three boxes on their side of the screen.
     
     Low Punch: 1st Box
     Block: 2nd Box
     Low Kick: 3rd Box
     
     Simply hit the respective button the number of times listed.
     
    1-0-0-1-0-0 
     Disable Throwing
    0-2-0-0-2-0
     Disable Blocking
    4-6-0-4-6-0
     Your character will morph into a random kombatant every few seconds.
    9-8-7-1-2-3
     Winner of the first round will go on to fight Kahn. 
    6-8-8-4-2-2
     Dark Kombat
    1-2-3-9-2-6
     There is no knowledge that is not power.
    7-0-7-0-0-0
     Player One starts with one quarter life missing.
    0-0-0-7-0-7
     Player Two starts with one quarter life missing.
    0-3-3-0-0-0
     Player One starts with half their life missing.
    0-0-0-0-3-3
     Player Two starts with half their life missing.
    2-8-2-2-8-2
     No Fear.
    7-6-9-3-4-2
     Winner of the first round will go on to fight Noob Saibot. 
    2-0-5-2-0-5
     Winner of the first round will go on to fight Smoke.
    9-8-5-1-2-5
     Psycho Kombat.........Is that your best? 
    0-0-0-0-0-0
     Absolutely nothing! 
    6-4-2-4-6-8
     Galaga Game... (Game is OVER after you play)
    9-8-7-6-6-6
     Hold Flippers :)
    9-6-9-1-4-1
     Winner of the first round will go on to fight Motaro.
    4-6-6-4-6-6
     Unlimited Run.
    1-2-9-0-0-2-4-2-2-3
     The Ultimate Kombat Kode. Allows Smoke to be used.
    
     
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Hidden Characters Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝHey, you kow how to use Cage? *WHAP* Owww! I swear, I saw
                       my friend use him.... But, uhh, he forgot how......
    
    Usable:
    
    Smoke: In all versions up to and including v2.1, Smoke was hidden, locked away
           until the Ultimate Kombat Kode was entered. In Ultimate, he is a normal
           usable character like the rest.
    
    Fightable:
     
    Noob Saibot: Noob Saibot can be fought using a Lock Sequence code. Saibot is a
                 shadow of Kano.             
                 
    Smoke: Smoke can be fought as well as used. Use the Lock Sequence code.
           Smoke isn't much of a fighter. He just kind of walks around and spews
           smoke around the screen. Once in a while, he gains the initiative to
           run up and combo, but that's about it.
    
     ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
     Ί Kombat Diskussion Ί
     ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝDifferent things about Mortal Kombat III.
    
     -The Movie-
      Mortal Kombat:The Movie, was released in theatres on August 18, 1995. The
      motion picture sports great special effects, a good plot, good transition
      of the characters into the story, and it has an awesome Soundtrack! If you
      haven't seen it yet, you must live in Outworld, so go through a portal
      and see it NOW. :)
    
     -The Novel-
      There are now two MK Novels out. One has been out since May (MK:The Novel),
      and the other since August (The Movie Novelization). The Movie Novel is not
      worth the paper it's printed on due to it's lame retelling of the movie's
      plot, but MK:The Novel is a much different story. The plot of the novel is
      quite different from the movie, but it contains all the Kombatants and as
      much action as you'd expect from Mortal Kombat. The novel is written by
      Jeff Rovin.
    
     -The Home Versions-
      The Mortal Kombat III home versions are due out very soon. The PlayStation
      version is due October 1, and the versions for the SNES, Game Boy, Genesis,
      and Game Gear will be available October 13th, Mortal Friday. The Super NES
      version is the only one I have actually seen in play, and it looks to be a
      great translation. How the others are remains to be seen.
    
     -MK3 Online-
      No it's not a new online service, though we all keep wishing. The Mortal
      Kombat phenomenom has spread all over the Internet, and there are now many
      places you can go to get instant information about it.
    
      Newgroups:
      alt.games.mk
      alt.games.mk.mk3
      alt.games.arcade
    
      Mailing Lists:
      mkombat@m-net.arbornet.org (Not a FAQ mailing list, a discussion group.)
    
      FTP:
      outworld.pb.net
       cd /pub/mk
       Derek Verbeeck's new Archive for Fighting Game Information
      rat.org
       cd /pub/mk
       Ratman's FTP Archive for MK and related stuff.
      ftp.netcom.com
       cd /pub/vi/vidgames/faqs
       Andy Eddy's FAQ Archive. If a game has a FAQ, it's here!
      brawl.mindlink.net
       cd /pub/mk
       The Fighting Game Archive
    
      IRC:
      #mk3
       The Mortal Kombat III Discussion Channel
      #kombat
       A Channel for the discussion of MK and other fighting games.
    
      OTHER:
      Soon to be opening: Mortal Kombat:The Mud. An online role playing game
      in the Mortal Kombat Universe, E-Mail me for details.
    
                 (Any sites missing will gladly be printed upon request.)
    
                                  ΙΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝ»
                                  Ί Credits/Thanks Ί
                                  ΘΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΝΌ
    
    Derek Verbeeck.....................dverbeeck@pb.net            -Author
    Darren Greenberg...................sputnik@pb.net              -Teachin' Me
    Ryan Shapiro.......................bladez@li.net               -Also Teachin'
    Scott Archer.......................sarcher@hornet.liunet.edu   -Kombos
    Paul Hurley........................rat@mv.com                  -Info Provider
    Andy Eddy..........................vidgames@netcom.com         -Distributor
    Andre' Kennerson...................kennerson@hal.lamar.edu     -Many Confirms
    Andrew McAuley.....................curmudgeon1@xband.com       -Confirmations
    Robocod............................robocod@rust.net            -Stories
    John Coleman.......................coleman@hopwood.lynchburg.edu -Info Source
    Peter Momot........................mkombat@ripco.com             -Info Source
    Chris Caniano......................ccaniano@csws15.ic.sunysb.edu -FREE PLAY!
    
                           Special Thanks to Phester and Rude Boy
                         for pointing out my silly errors 'n' typos.
    
               Greets to all my fellow players at Nathan's in Westbury.
    
             "All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to
                           penetrate the dark veil." -Disraeli
    
    
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          And, while you're there, you'd best say hi to me (Gundam), and
     Cryin, Phester, Farlo, Silverbolt, Lasher, Rude Boy, Sputnik, and BladeZ
                             Point Blank MK III fanatics.
    
                           -=*Shameless Plug: The Sequel*=-
    
           Think you're good? Then grab an X-Band for your SNES and challenge
               Gundam, BladeZ, Sputnik, or Silverbolt. Enjoy the afterlife.
                                 (Read my XBand FAQ!)
    
                          
             
                        There is no knowledge that is not power.