Even though in other media he's the main protagonist, the animated series focuses on a group of heroes instead of just one, leaving him to reprise important roles on few episodes. You can trigger it with the following inputs: Down, Down, Forward, Back Punch (Triangle on PS4, Y on Xbox One, X on Switch). Then the martial artist unleashes four more powerful punches that result in holes being punched through the victim’s torso. Shang was offering recruitment to Kang, urging him to fight for Outworld. Kung Lao expressed his shock at Liu Kang's appearance and his horror over the fact he was fighting for Shang Tsung, and pleaded with his former friend that it was not too late to go back on the right path. Ho Sung Pak (MK, MKII)Eddie Wong (MK3, UMK3, MKT, MKAdvance)Joshua Y. Tsui (MK4, MKG)Robin Shou (both films)Brian Tochi/Marcelo Campos (Brazilian version) (DotR)Jon Valera, Carmichael Simon, Allen Sandoval, Michael Li (Live Tour)Jin Kim (MK:SM)Tom Choi (MKvsDCU, MK2011, MKX)Zero Kazama (MK HD Remake) Brian Tee (MKL)Matthew Yang King (MK11)Youngtax Lee (MK11) (model)Jordan Rodrigues (MKL:SR)Ludi Lin (2021 Film), —Liu Kang to Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 11. [2]. These skills were developed during his training with Bo' Rai Cho, who also taught Kang the Flying Kick technique. Shortly after, the dragon breathes a large amount of fire on the current opponent, knocking them to the ground and applying a Fire damage-over-time effect to the opponent and their tagged-out teammates. He is often considered the greatest threat to the plans of Shang and his emperor, Shao Kahn. Can I Have This Mortal Kombat Fueled Exclusively By Hugs and Rainbows? Origin The hooked chains that hang from the arms of Liu Kang's zombie form have garnered much demand from fans to be used as a weapon style in the series, especially after Kang himself uses them as such in Armageddon's intro movie (where he rolls the chains up his wrists to fight Shang Tsung, and later uses their hooked tips to stop the sorcerer from reaching for the top of the pyramid). He gains a ghastly grey tint on his decaying skin, showing the most damage on his peeling face. Alien. The origins of Liu Kang's shackles were finally revealed in Raiden's bio in the game Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, where he described the shackles as enchanted chains used by an ancient tribe to control the dead. Mortal Kombat Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Be warned: Everything is gory. His turkey voice is not used in this series. He serves as the protagonist of Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, Mortal Kombat 3, Mortal Kombat 4, Mortal Kombat (2011) (co-protagonist), Mortal Kombat 11, the live-action films and the original comic book series. After this, he chose to leave the White Lotus and pursue a life with his girlfriend Molly, much to the disappointment of his friend and fellow monk Kung Lao. Liu Kang can also steal what appears to be a person's energy and convert it into a fireball. However, it should be noted that while Liu Kang has been an important character to the series, both Scorpion and Sub-Zero could also be potential mascots, though no official statement has been made by the developers. Liu Kang is one of the few characters that can actually kill the opponent, this being from a Brutality. Over-the-top and violent, Fatalities are a spectacle of blood and brutality. The only major game to not feature him as a playable character was, According to Daniel Pesina on the WWE wrestler Xavier Wood's UpUpDownDown Youtube Channel, Liu Kang's later design from, Liu Kang is one of the few characters in the series to be listed as multiple species: Human, Undead, Revenant, and God. While he retains his iconic headband, it has been tattered. Kang attempted to execute Stryker with his own weapon but Kung Lao intervened yet again, disarming the rogue monk with his hat toss. Besides his fiery projectiles, he has other abilities related to the element. ", Liu Kang has been in every major game but not every spin-off.