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General Shao Combos in Mortal Kombat 1

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In Mortal Kombat 1, players will encounter a reimagined Mortal Kombat Universe made by Liu Kang.

It offers a new fighting system, game modes, and brutal finishing moves.

Liu Kang’s influence has led to the transformation of iconic characters, presenting them in unprecedented ways.

MK1 promises a captivating story campaign that provides a new perspective on beloved characters.

In addition, players can choose from a diverse roster of Kameo fighters to aid them in battles.

In this guide, you’ll learn General Shao combos in MK1 and moves for Xbox/PS5 (basic, advanced, corner, and FB).

General Shao combos MK1


  • f122~db3 – more starters: 12, b1, 22, b3
  • df1 – f122~db3 – buff axe to do more damage
  • 12~df4 – more starters: b1, f122, b3
  • 12~df4, 22~df2
  • 12~df4, b32, 22~db3
  • 12~df4, 22~db3~k, j122 – Sonya Kameo
  • f122~df4, dash, 2~df2
  • f122~df4, dash, 22~db3~k, j122 – Sonya Kameo
  • no axe – b2, b32, b32, j122
  • 22~db3 ex~df4, 22~df2 – more starters: 12, b1, f122, b3
  • 12, 22~db3 ex~df4, 22~df2
  • b2, b2, j12, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2
  • db4 ex, 2, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2 – dash if far
  • 12, 22~k, dash, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2 – Sonya Kameo
  • f122~k, b2, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2 – Sonya Kameo
  • 22~db3 ex~df4, 224~db3~k, dash, 12 – Sonya Kameo
  • db4 ex, dash, 22~k, b2, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2 – Sonya Kameo
  • b2, j12~k, j12, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2 – Sonya Kameo
  • df1 – b2, j12~k, j12, 22~db3 ex~df4, 4~df2 – Sonya Kameo, use 4~df2 if finishing in the corner
  • air-to-air j122, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2
  • d2, uf+block, j12, 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~df2

Corner combos

  • 12~df4, b32, b32, 4~df2 – more starters: f122
  • 12~df4, 224~db3~k, 4~df2 – Sonya Kameo, more starters: f122
  • btc 12~b+k, 2, 22~db3 ex~df4, 4~df2 – back to corner
  • no axe – f2, b32, b32, 22~df2 – more starters: b2
  • no axe – f2, b32, b32~k, 22~df2 – Sonya Kameo
  • no axe – db4, d4~b3, 22~df2
  • no axe – 224~db3, 224~df2

FB combos

  • 12~fb – more starters: b1, f122, b3
  • b2, b2, 22~fb
  • f122~df4, dash, 2~fb – more starters: 12
  • db4 ex, dash, 2, dash, 22~fb
  • 22~db3 ex~df4, 2~fb – more starters: b1, f12, b3


  • PlayStation: 1=square, 2=triangle, 3=cross, 4=circle
  • Xbox: 1=X, 2=Y, 3=A, 4=B
  • B/F/U/D = Back/forward/up/down
  • EX = Enhanced Special Move
  • J = Jump (moves in the air)
  • JK = Jump Kick
  • K = Kameo (i.e. B+K = Back + Kameo button)
  • ~ = Cancel into (i.e. input the next move immediately)
  • [] = Hold button
  • FB = Fatal Blow


Source: @ahmz1404 on YouTube.

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