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Shang Tsung 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.

The game’s iconic characters have been transformed, 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 Shang Tsung combos in MK1 and moves for Xbox/PS5 (basic, advanced, corner, and FB).

Shang Tsung combos MK1


  • 12~df1 – more starters: 24, b22, f43
  • 24~db1 [f] – more starters: 12, b22, f43
  • f43~df2 – more starters: 12, 24, b22
  • b22~db3 – more starters: 12, f43
  • old: 24~df2 – more starters: 12, b22, f3, f4121
  • old: b22~db3 – more starters: 12, 24, f3, f4121
  • old: 12~db1 – more starters: 24, b22, f3, f4121
  • old: f4121~df1 – more starters: 24, f3
  • b12, f43~db1 [f]
  • b12~d+S, 4~df1, 4~df1, 24~db3
  • b12~d+S, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3
  • old: f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3 – more starters: 24, f3
  • f4~d+S~121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3 – young to old
  • 12~f+k, d+S, f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3 – SubZero Kameo
  • old: f4121~f+k, f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3 – SubZero Kameo
  • old: f4121~b+k, f4121~b+k, f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3 – Sareena Kameo
  • old: f4121~f+k, fdb4 (f23, 4~df3, j233~db4) – use SubZero Kameo freeze to form steal & continue kombo
  • old: f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~db1 ex, dbf1, df1, 4~db3
  • old: 12~db1, df1 ex, 4~df1, 4~db3
  • old: dbf1, dash, f4~df1, 4~df1, 4~db3
  • old: df1 ex, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3
  • old: air-to-air j12~df1 [f], 4~df1, 4~db3
  • anti-air db3~d+S, dash, 4~df1, 4~df1, 4~db3

Corner combos

  • b12, b12, f43~df2
  • b12, 4~db3, f43~df2
  • b12, 4~db3~d+S, f412~db3
  • b12, 4~db3, f43~db1~b+k, d+S, 4~db3 – Jax Kameo
  • b12~d+S, 4~db1, back dash, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3
  • old: f4121~db1, back dash, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~df1, f4~db3

FB combos

  • starter~fb – use any starter
  • b12~d+S, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~fb
  • old: f4121~df1, 4~df1, 4~df1, f4~fb
  • corner b12, 4, 4~fb


  • 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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