Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance

Sensing the cries of his captured ancestors, Kenshi agreed to help the Special Forces search for the missing agent Cyrax as a means of gaining access to that realm, which allowed him to act as both rescue party and spy. Shortly after discovering the sorcerer's whereabouts, the Agency was destroyed and with it his only means for return to Earth. Kenshi now finds himself facing the Deadly Alliance on his own.

Years ago, the rogue swordsman Kenshi wandered Japan to challenge the greatest warriors. His purpose in life was simply to be the best. Shang Tsung, however, had discovered Kenshi's true heritage as a descendant of a long forgotten line of warrior kings. The sorcerer desired to consume the souls of those warrior kings and tricked the unknowing Kenshi into releasing them from their tomb, an act which left him blinded. Shang Tsung consumed the souls and left Kenshi to die in the tomb.

Tai Chi Moves

Palm Strike: Attack 1.
Rising Spade Hand: Back + Attack 1.
Pushing Hands: Forward + Attack 1.
Dual Fist Strike: Down + Attack 1.
Chopping Strike: Attack 2.
Quick Uppercut: Back + Attack 2.
Rising Uppercut: Down + Attack 2.
Straight Kick: Attack 3.
Low Lean Kick: Down + Attack 3.
Spinning Roundhouse: Attack 4.
Low Spin Kick: Down + Attack 4.
Standing Sweep: Back + Attack 4.
Taunt: Special Move Button.
Throw: Forward + Special Move Button.

San Shou Moves

Hook Punch: Attack 1.
Long Range Fist: Back + Attack 1.
Low Jab: Down + Attack 1.
Face Strike: Attack 2.
Knee Knocker: Forward + Attack 2.
Rising Elbow: Down + Attack 2.
Side Kick: Attack 3.
Low Sweep: Down + Attack 3.
Propelling Hook Kick: Back + Attack 3.
Rising Toe Kick: Forward + Attack 3.
Snapping Roundhouse: Attack 4.
Spinning Roundhouse: Back + Attack 4.
Shin Kick: Down + Attack 4.
Neijin: Special Move Button.
Throw: Forward + Special Move Button.

Katana Moves

Spinning Slash: Attack 1.
Upward Slash: Down + Attack 1.
Reverse Stab: Attack 2.
Edge Slash: Down + Attack 2.
Rising Slash: Attack 3.
Charging Slash: Forward + Attack 3.
Piercing Blade: Down + Attack 3.
Crescent Blade Strike: Attack 4.
Sweeping Blade: Down + Attack 4.
Sidestep Swing: Special Move Button.

Special Moves

Telekinetic Slam: Back, Down, Back, Attack 1.
Telekinetic Toss: Down, Back, Attack 4.
Telekinetic Push: Forward, Forward, Attack 2.


Catortionist: Forward, Back, Forward, Down, Attack 3.


Kenshi had finally caught up with Shang Tsung in Outworld. Years ago, Kenshi had been manipulated into releasing the souls of his warrior ancestors. Shang Tsung had consumed those souls and left Kenshi to die in the tomb. The ordeal left Kenshi blinded, but the sword of his ancestors led him out of the depths.

To redeem himself, Kenshi had vowed to free his ancestors from their captor. He cut Shang Tsung down with his ancestral sword and a blast of souls was instantly released. The spirits of the warrior kings reentered the sword as Kenshi held it above his head. His duty fulfilled, he could now return to Earthrealm.


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