THE SONY PLAYSTATION

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                            PLAYSTATION FAQ VER 2.5
                          
                         Written by Patrick McCarron                                
                          75611.3614@compuserve.com
                              DMasteNSX@aol.com 

             Altered to fit the PSX version of MK3 by Derek Koziol 
                               DerekPSX@aol.com
                           

         For MK3 Arcade, SNES or PC FAQ's E-Mail Patrick McCarron at
                           75611.3614@compuserve.com
                               DMasteNSX@aol.com

              THE MK3 FAQ is Copyright (c) 1995 Patrick McCarron 
                Altered with written permission by Derek Koziol
  This document may not be sold, duplicated, or edited in any form or for
     any profit without giving credit to the Author (Patrick McCarron)
  


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Welcome to the MK3 PSX FAQ. The ultimate guide for MK3 PSX players!
The Sony Playstation is the first and only 32 bit or higher system to get
MK3. You will most likely not see MK3 on Sega Saturn, Panasonic 3DO, Atari
Jaguar or any other "NEXT GENERATION" system. Sony has an exclusive
contract to keep MK3 away from the other 32 bit and higher systems until
3/96.

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This FAQ was written by Patrick McCarron for the arcade version of MK3
I altered it to fit the PSX version of MK3. I went through at least 20 FAQs
of the arcade version of MK3 and this one was absolutely amazing! It had 
all the questions you can ask about MK3 answered. I didn't want to 
start from scratch so I converted this one to fit the PSX.
 
Here's some other FAQ's that Patrick McCarron writes:

-The Mortal Kombat 3 FAQ
-The Mortal Kombat 3 Mini FAQ
-The Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 FAQ
-Windows Mortal Kombat 3 IFAQ (Interactive FAQ)
-The Mortal Kombat 3 PC FAQ
-The Mortal Kombat 3 SNES FAQ Co-Written by Mike Bullard
-The Mortal Kombat 3 Genesis FAQ Co-Written by Steven Wika


                    Well enough of this crap......... SHALL WE BEGIN???



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--                          GENERAL DEFINITIONS                           -- 
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Run Button:
 You can run forward by holding run and towards. While you run the Run Meter
 under your life bar will go down, like the Turbo meter in NBA JAM,
 and then fill back up after you stop running.

Special Moves:
 Special Moves are moves done with combinations of joystick directions
 and button presses. Some of the Possible Buttons in Special Moves are
High Kick, Low Kick, High Punch, Low Punch, and Run.

Kombos:
 Kombos are combinations of kicks, punches, and or special moves. A
successful Kombo can damage your opponent heavily, but Kombos
are limited to the Length of your Run Meter, because while you do
a kombo the Run Meter goes down and limits the number of hits.
After you finish a kombo the screen shows the # of hits and % of
damage inflicted upon your opponent.

Fatality:
 A fatality is a finishing Move that kills your opponent. A fatality
can be many different things. 

Mercy:
 A mercy is a move that can only be done in Round 3. A mercy gives your
opponent a small amount of life back to your opponent for a last chance to
live. To do a mercy you do this movement: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. then your
opponent regains consciousness. It works best if you stay out of close
range.

Animality:
 An Animality is a Fatal move where your character turns into an
animal and kills his/her victim. An animality MUST be done after a mercy,
and each character has different movements for the animality.

Babality:
 A Babality is a fatal move that turns your opponent into a Baby. In
Order to do a Babality you must not use block in the winning round. The
word Babality is spelled out in Building Block letters.

Friendship:
 A Friendship is a fatal that makes you do something nice for your opponent.
You can't use block in the Winning Round.  Shao Kahn says "Friendship,
Friendship" then he Says "Again?" The word friendship is spelled out in
balloons that are blown up and get smaller while Shao Kahn talks.



Pit 3 Fatality:
 The person gets cut up in giant blades and body parts go everywhere in a
spray of blood. 

Subway Fatality:
 The person gets knocked up into the ceiling and then they fall down in the
background tracks and then he/she gets hit by an oncoming train.

Shao Kahn's Tower:
 You uppercut him/her and then he/she falls down through all the floors of
the tower. When he/she reaches the bottom he/she lands in spikes at the
bottom just like in the original pit in MK1.

Kombat Kodes:
 Kombat Kodes or KKs are Kodes put in at the bottom of the 2 player VS
screen. They can get you many different things, like hidden characters.
The first 3 icons are controlled by Player one while the other 3 are
controlled by Player 2.

Ultimate Kombat Kodes:
 Ultimate Kombat Kodes or UKKs are Kodes you put in the make secret
characters PLAYABLE!! But if you get it wrong Shao Kahn Makes fun of
you in many ways. To get the UKK screen up keep circling the control
pad when the game is in attract mode. And it's only 6 digits!

Attract Mode:
 This is the Mode the game is in when you are not playing.
During attract mode you see the games story and the character bios.


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--                                FAQ KEY                                 -- 
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*** Moves Key ***
F              - Forward
D              - Down
B              - Back
U              - Up
Hold **  (***) - Hold Button
Rel. **        - Release Button
HP             - High Punch- Square []
HK             - High Kick- Triangle  /\
BL             - Block- L1/R1
LP             - Low Punch- Eks X
LK             - Low Kick- Circle O
RUN            - Run L2/R2
**+**          - Push ** and ** at the same time
360            - 360 Degrees Forward to Forward, or F,D,B,U,F



      So this is what the PSX controller looks like (sort of):
               
              ====RUN====                    ====RUN====
             ====BLOCK====                  =====BLOCK====

                 { U }                          (HP)

          { B }        { F }               (LP)      (HK)

                 { D }                          (LK)
                          
                        [SELECT]   [START>                   



*** Move Requirements ***
 Move Requirements are listed in  () after a move.

Next     - Right next to.
Sweep    - Just out of Sweep Distance. 
Half     - Half screen away. 
Full     - Full Screen Away
Mercy    - Needs a Mercy first.
Block    - Best done if blocking.
Anywhere - Can be done Anywhere
No Block - Can't use block on winning round
Air      - Has to be done in air.
Round 3  - Has to be done in Round 3

*** Basic Moves ***
Roundhouse      - B, HK
Low Sweep       - B, LK
Uppercut        - D, HP
Low Punch       - D, LP
Power Move      - Close HP 
Throw           - F+LP
Knee            - Close HK or LK
Rapid Punches   - Rapidly Tap LP or HP
Hop Jumpkick    - U, LK or HK
Flying Punch    - U, LP or HP
Flying Jumpkick - U/F or U/B, LK or HK
Flying T. punch - U/F or U/B, LK or HP



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Moves:
  1 Skull: B,B, HP
  2 Skulls: B,B,F, HP
  3 Skulls: B,B,F,F, HP    
  Hell Fire: F,F,B,B, LK
  Morphs: {WARNING::: These morphs cause the game to slow down}
    1)  Liu Kang: 360  (Block)
    2)  Kano: B,F, BL  (Real Quick)
    3)  Sonya: D+RUN+BL+LP
    4)  Kung Lao: RUN, RUN, BL, RUN
    5)  Kabal: LP, BL, HK  (Real Quick)
    6)  Sindel: B,D,B, LK
    7)  Cyrax: BL, BL, BL
    8)  Sektor: D,F,B, RUN
    9)  NightWolf: U,U,U  (Block)
    10) Jax: F,F,D, LP
    11  Sub-Zero: F,D,F, HP
    12) Stryker: F,F,F, HK
    13) Sheeva: Hold LK F,D,F, Rel.
    14) Smoke: B,B,D,LK
Kombos:
 4 Hit  36% - Ground Fire, Uppercut
 6 Hit  37% - Ground Fire, Three Fireballs
 5 Hit  27% - LK, HP, HP, LP, B + HK
 3 Hit  18% - HP, HP, HK
 8 Hit  XX% - Roundhouse, hell fire, Kung Lao morph,
              Spin (F, D, F, RUN), jump in air, jump kick, dive kick, leg
              sweep before he lands.

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: Hold LP, D,F,F,D, Rel.  (Next to) 
    Shang raises his hands and spikes come out of the ground. Then he lifts 
    the victim and slams them into the spikes.
  Fatality 2: Hold LP, RUN, BL, RUN, BL, Rel.  (Next to)
    Shang does his stance from Hell Fire and his victim rises into the air.
    when in the air the soul gets pulled out of the body of his victim and 
    the body falls into a pile of green glob and bones.
  Friendship: LK, LK, RUN, RUN, D  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
    Shang turns into a little bouncing creature from JOUST.
  Animality: Hold HP, RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, Rel.  (Mercy)  (Sweep)
    He turns into a big green viper which eats you whole.
  Babality: RUN, RUN, RUN, LK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         U,U,B, LP 



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Moves:
  Air Fireball: B,DB,D,DF,F, LK  (Air)
  Ground Fireball: F,F, LP
  Scream: F,F,F, HP
  Flight: B,B,B,F, HK (Press BL to land)

Kombos:
 5 Hit  33% - HK, HP, HP, LP, HK
 6 Hit  40% - HK, HP, HP, D + HP, Jump Kick, Air Fireball
 3 Hit  18% - HK, HK, B + HK

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: RUN, RUN, BL, BL, RUN & BL  (Next to)  
    She yells at her opponent and the all the victim's skin flies off
    leaving a bloody skeleton.
  Fatality 2: RUN, RUN, BL, RUN, BL  (Sweep)  
    Her hair starts to grow very long. It totally engulfs
    your character. She then runs away from you, sending you
    into a spin. All you can see is blood and body parts.
  Friendship: RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, U  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any) 
    A Football comes out of the ground then she Kicks it and says
    "That Was Fun"
  Animality: F,F,U, HP (Mercy) (Next to)
    She turns into A wasp and stings you off the screen.
  Babality: RUN, RUN, RUN, U  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)  
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         D,D,D,D, LP  (Next to) 



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Moves:
  Missile: B,F, HP
  Double Missile: F,F,B,B, HP
  Earthquake Smash: Hold LK (3 seconds), Rel. LK
  Blazing Punch: F,F, HK
  Gotcha Grab: F,F, Rapid LP
  Quad Throw: F+LP, Rapidly tap HP (Next to)
  Backbreaker: BL in air  (Next to)

Kombos:
 5 Hit  22% - HP, HP, BL, LP, B + HK
 5 Hit  24% - HP, HP, BL, LP, B + HP
 7 Hit  33% - HK, HK, D + HP, HP, BL, LP, B + HP

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: Hold BL, U,U,D,DF,F,UF,U, Rel. BL, BL, (Next to) 
    Jax's arms turn into blades. Then he cuts his
    victim up into many pieces which fall to the ground.
  Fatality 2: RUN, BL, RUN, RUN, LK  (Half Screen)
    Jax grows very big very quickly. Then the screen
    moves to just show the victim. Then Jax's big boot
    smashes the victim.
  Friendship: LK, LK, RUN, RUN, LK  (No Block in Winning Round)  
    Jax jumps rope. 
  Animality: Hold LP, F,F,D,F, Rel. (Next to)
    Jax turns into a lion and mauls his victim.
  Babality: D,D,D, LK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         D,F,D, LP  (Next to)  



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Moves:
  Cannonball: Hold LK (3 seconds), Rel. LK
  Knife Throw: D,DB,B, HP
  Knife Uppercut: D,DF,F, HP
  Choke Hold: B,DB,D,DF,F, LP
  Air Throw: BL in air  (Next to) 

Kombos:
 4 Hit  22% - HP, HP, D + LP, D + HP
 5 Hit  23% - HK, HK, LK, B + HK
 5 Hit  26% - HP, HP, HK, LK, B + HK
 2 Hit  XX% - Deep Jump Kick, Choke Hold 
 6 Hit  37% - HP, HP, D + LP, D + HP, Jump Kick, Cannon Ball
 6 Hit  30% - HP, HP, D + LP, D + HP, Jump Kick, Air Throw

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: Hold LP, F,D,D,F, Rel.  (Next to)  
    Kano pulls his opponent's skeleton out of their body through his/her
    mouth. The body then stands there with a huge mouth
    opening, then falls to the ground like a rag doll.
  Fatality 2: LP, LP, BL, BL, HK  (Sweep Distance)   
    Kano shoots you with a laser from his eye until
    you get real hot and explode.
  Friendship: LK, LK, RUN, RUN, HK  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
    Kano chews some gum, blows a bubble which then bursts in his face.
  Animality: Hold HP, BL, BL, BL, Rel. (Next to)  (Mercy)
    Kano changes into a big bright yellow spider. Then the spider wraps
    it's arms around it's victim squeezing the life and blood out of them.
  Babality: F,F,D,D, LK (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         U,U,B, LK



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Moves:
  Bicycle Kick: Hold LK, Rel. LK
  Flying Kick: F,F, HK
  High Dragon Fire: F,F, HP
  Low Dragon Fire: F,F, LP
  
Kombos:       
 4 Hit  25% - LK, LK, HK, LK         
 7 Hit  36% - HP, HP, BL, LK, LK, HK, LK        
 3 Hit  22% - Hop Kick, Fireball, Flying Kick       
10 Hit  XX% - Jump Kick, Air fireball, Bicycle kick, Run, HP, HP, BL, LK,
               LK, HK, LK
Fatals:
  Fatality 1: F,F,D,D LK  (Next to)  
    He Disappears, then he sets the victim on fire. Then he comes back to
    visibility.
  Fatality 2: U,D,U,U BL+RUN  (Anywhere)  
    He Disappears, then drops a Mortal Kombat Machine on him/her, then
    reappears.
  Friendship: Tap D+RUN  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Anywhere but Next to)  
    Makes a shadow puppet of the MK dragon!
  Animality: D,D,D,U  (Mercy)  (Sweep) 
    He turns into a Dragon and Bites the top Half of the body off.
    Just like his MK2 Fatal. 
  Babality: D,D,D, HK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Anywhere but Next to)  
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         RUN, BL, BL, LK (Next to)



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Moves:
  Energy Rings: D,DF,F, LP
  Upward Bicycle Kick: B,B,D, HK
  Leg Grab Throw: D+LP+BL
  Square Wave Punch: F,B, HP

Kombos:
 3 Hit  XX% - HK, HK, B + HK
 6 Hit  31% - HK, HK, HP, HP, LP, B + HP
 4 Hit  22% - HP, HP, LP, B + HP

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: B,F,D,D, RUN  (Any)  
    Just the same as the old one. She blows a kiss at you and then you
    body erupts in flames. 
  Fatality 2: Hold BL+RUN, U,U,UB,B,DB,D  (Half)
    Sonya does her kiss animation, then a big pink bubble comes out of the
    kiss. The bubble goes over the victim then the bubble collapses killing
    the opponent. Leaving a pile of bones and blood, plus a whole lot of
    other bones that appear.
  Friendship: B,F,B,D, RUN  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
    Sonya swings her arms up and down. 
  Animality: Hold LP, B,F,D,F, Rel. (Mercy) (Close)
    Sonya turns into a big hawk/bird that carries off her victim off the top
    of the screen, while you can hear the victim screaming with body parts
    falling of the screen.
  Babality: D,D,D,F, LK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         F,F,D, HP (Next to) 



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Moves:
  High Grenade: D,DB,B, HP
  Low Grenade: D,DB,B, LP 
  Baton Throw: F,F, HK
  Baton Trip: F,B, LP  

Kombos:
 4 Hit  23% - LK, HP, HP, LP
 5 Hit  42% - LK, HP, HP, LP, Baton Throw
 3 Hit  18% - LK, LK, B + HK
 4 Hit  23% - LK, HP, HP, LP
 6 Hit  XX% - LK, HP, HP, LP, Jump Kick, Baton Throw
                                                                
Fatals:
  Fatality 1: D,F,D,F, BL  (Next to) 
    He places explosives on his victim and plugs his ears as they blast
    into oblivion.
  Fatality 2: F,F,F,F, LK  (Half Screen)  
    Stryker shoots out a taser which frys you.
  Animality: RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, BL  (Mercy)  (Sweep)  
    He turns into a T Rex and then chomps the top half of your body off.
  Friendship: LP, RUN, RUN, LP  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)  
    He holds out a stop sign then a dog pulling a wagon with MK3 babies
    in it runs by.
  Babality: D,F,F,B HP (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         F,U,U, HK 


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Moves:
  Trident Spear: B,B, LP
  Teleport Punch: F,F, LK
  Air Throw: BL in Air
  Invisibility: U,U, RUN 
              (Can be done while Blocking) (Do again to get Visible)
Kombos:
 3 Hit  18% - HP, HP, B + HP      
 5 Hit  26% - HP, HP, LK, HK, LP       
 7 Hit  40% - Teleport Punch, Harpoon, HP, HP, LK, HK, LP        
11 Hit  60% - Teleport Punch, Harpoon, LP, LP, LP, Harpoon, HP, HP, LK, HK,
               LP (Only against the computer)
 4 Hit  28% - Jump Kick - Teleport Punch - Hop Kick - Air Throw     
 5 Hit  XX% - Jumpkick, Teleport Punch, Walk Up, HP, Spear, Uppercut
 9 Hit  XX% - Jumpkick, Teleport Punch, Walk Up, HP, Spear, HP, HP, LK, HK, LP
 5 Hit  XX% - HP, HP, LK, HK, LP

 ? Hit  100% - Spear, LP, LP, Spear...... (Very Quick) (on CPU Only) 

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: Hold BL, U,U,UF,F,DF,D  (Full Screen) 
    He drops a load of bombs down and then it shows the world
    exploding. 
  Fatality 2: Hold RN+BL, D,D,DF,F,FU,U, Rel. (Sweep) 
    Smoke Drops a Bomb down his victim's throat, which opens up on it's
    own. Then the victim explodes.
  Animality: D,F,F, BL (3/4 screen)
    Smoke turns into a bull that rams his victim off the screen.
  Friendship: RUN, RUN, RUN, HK (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
    A big horn comes out of Smoke's Chest, which then blows.
  Babality: D,D,B,B, HK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         F,F,D, LK (Next to)


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Moves:
  In Front of Ice Shower: D,DF,F, B+HP
  In Back of Ice Shower: D,DB,B,F, HP
  On Top of Ice Shower: D,DF,F, HP
  Ice Clone: D,DB,B, LP
  Ice Freeze: D,DF,F, LP
  Slide: B+LP+LK+BL

Kombos:
 3 Hit  18% - HK, HK, B + HK 
 4 Hit  22% - HP, HP, LP, B + HK
 6 Hit  23% - HP, HP, B + LP, B + LK, B + HK, B + HK
 5 Hit  26% - HP, HP, B + LP, B + HK, B + HK
 ? Hit 100% - Freeze in corner, Deep Jumpkick, Freeze in air while falling,
          then hold D and keep on hitting LP. 

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: BL, BL, RUN, BL, RUN  (Next to) 
    Subbie picks his victim up over his head.  Then he freezes him. After
    freezing him he snaps the victim in two. There is a sound of an
    explosion and lots of blood and guts.
  Fatality 2: B,B,D,B, RUN  (Sweep)  
    Subbie blows on the victim which freezes his opponent then the victim
    falls over and breaks. 
  Animality: Hold BL, F,U,U, Rel. BL  (Next to)  (Mercy) 
    He turns into a Polar Bear who then attacks his victim.
  Friendship: LK, LK, RUN, RUN, U  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
    Sub Zero turns himself into a Snow Man
  Babality: D,B,B, HK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any) 
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         B,D,F,F, HK (Next to)



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Moves:
  Net: B,B, LK
  Exploding Teleport: F,F,D, BL
  Close Bomb: Hold LK, B,B, HK        
  Far Bomb: Hold LK, F,F, HK      
  Jump Throw: B,DB,D,DF,F, BL, then hit LP  (oppon. must be in air not you)

Kombos:
 4 Hit  24% - HP, HP, HK, HP     
 3 Hit  18% - HP, HP, HK         
 5 Hit  XX% - HP, HP, HK, HK, B + HK      
 4 Hit  XX% - HP, HP, D + LP, Hop Kick         
 6 Hit  30% - HP, HP, HK, HP, HK, B + HK 
 2 Hit  XX% - Ground Throw, then Jump Throw 

Fatals:                     
  Fatality 1: D,D,U,D, HP  (Any)  (Block)
    His dreadlocks start turning like a helicopter. Then he flys off.
    Then real fast he comes down onto the opponent, cutting them up into
    a bunch of body parts.
  Fatality 2: D,D,DF,F,UF,U+RUN  (Next to)  
    He starts pessing buttons on his arm pannel, with a bunch of 
    garbage on the screen like: Self Destruct. Then he blows up 
    himself and his opponent then bunch of body parts fly.
  Animality: Hold BL, U,U,D,D, Rel. BL  (Mercy)  (Close)
    He turns into a big shark fin. He leaves that screen then
    from behind a big shark with jaws open and eats the victim.
  Friendship: RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, U  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)  
    He does a funny looking dance with his hands on his knees.
  Babality: F,F,B, HP  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         BL, BL, RUN, BL, RUN  (Next to) 



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--                                  SEKTOR                                --
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Moves:
  Heat Missile: F,DF,D,DB,B, HP
  Missile: F,F, LP
  Teleport Punch: F,F, LK

Kombos:
 4 Hit  24% - HP, HP, LK, LP
 3 Hit  18% - HP, HP, HK
 4 Hit  22% - HP, HP, B + HK, B + HK
 2 Hit  22% - Teleport Punch, Straight Missile
 5 Hit  26% - HP, HP, HK, HK, B + HK
 5 Hit  35% - HP, HP, D + HP, Hop Kick, Missile
 6 Hit  XX% - 2 Heat Seeker Missile, Teleport Punch, Walk Up, LP,
                Jump Forward, HK
 5 Hit  XX% - 2 Heat Seeker Missile, Teleport Punch, Walk Up, LP,
                Regular Missile

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: LP, LP, RUN, RUN, BL (Sweep) 
    Stands in front of you and a clamp comes out of his chest and crushes
    you into a bloody mess of bones and body parts.
  Fatality 2: F,F,F,B, BL  (Full Screen)  
    Sektor shoots out a flame and scorches his victim.
  Animality: F,F,D,U  (Block)  (Mercy)  
    He turns into a big bat flies off the screen, then he returns and
    knocks his/her/its head off with it's wing.
  Friendship: Tap RUN,RUN,RUN,RUN,D  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any) 
    One of those ring the bell with a hammer carnival amusements comes
    out of his chest and he hits it ringing the bell. 
  Babality: B,D,D,D, HK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         D+RUN, D+RUN, D+RUN  (Next to) (Fast) 



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--                                NIGHTWOLF                               --
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Moves:
  Green Arrow: D,DB,B, LP
  Hatchet Uppercut: D,DF,F, HP
  Green Reflector Shield: B,B,B, HK
  Shadow Ram: F,F, LK

Kombos:
 4 Hit  23% - HP, HP, LP, Hatchet Uppercut
 7 Hit  41% - LK, HP, HP, LP, Hatchet Uppercut, Hatchet Uppercut, Shadow Ram       
 4 Hit  21% - HP, HP, LP, LP
 5 Hit  34% - LK, HP, HP, LP, HK
 5 Hit  XX% - HP, HP, Hatchet Uppercut, HP, Shadow Ram
 8 Hit  XX% - HK, HK, HP, HP, LP, Hatchet Uppercut, HP, Arrow
 7 Hit  XX% - LK, HP, HP, LP, Hatchet Uppercut, Hatchet Uppercut, HK
       
Fatals:
  Fatality 1: Hold BL, U,U,B,F, Rel. BL, BL (Next to)
    A powerful beam of light comes from the sky and evaporates his opponents.
  Fatality 2: B,B,D, HP  (Half Screen)
    He holds his tomahawk in the air then lighting strikes it. The 
    Lightning is reflected hitting his opponent.
  Friendship: RUN, RUN, D, RUN, D  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)  
    He turns into Raiden then a MK2 Machine Drops down and he says he Never
    saw a Kano Transformation.
  Animality: F,F,D,D  (Next to)  (Mercy)  
    He turns into a red Wolf and attacks the guy.
  Babality: F,B,F,B, LP (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         RUN, RUN, RUN, BL  (Next to)  



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--                                  SHEEVA                                --
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Moves:
  Fireball: D,DF,F, HP
  Teleport Stomp: D, U
  Ground Stomp: B,D,B, HK

Kombos:
 4 Hit  25% - HP, HP, LP, F + HP
 4 Hit  XX% - LK, HK, HK, B + LK
 7 Hit  42% - HP, HP, LP, B + HK, B + HK, B + LK, B + HK
 6 Hit  XX% - HP, HP, LP, F + HP, Walk Up, Fireball

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: F,D,D,F LP  (Next to)  
    She pounds you into the ground with all 4 arms. Just leaving you head
    exposed.
  Fatality 2: Hold HK, F,B,F,F, Rel. HK  (Next to)  
    She strips your skin off of the opponent. Leaving a bloody body with
    no skin.
  Animality: RUN, BL, BL, BL, BL  (Mercy) (Sweep) 
    She turns into a Scorpion, insect not kombatant, then stings her victim
    with her tail.  After being stung the victim turns red and then explodes.
  Babality: D,D,D,B, HK  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
  Friendship: F,F,D,F, wait 1/2 second, HP (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
    She turns around with her hands moving around. Then she stops and you can
    see plates on sticks from her hands.
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3)  
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         D,F,D,F, LP (Next to)



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--                                 KUNG LAO                               --
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Moves:
  Hat Throw: B,F, LP
  Teleport: D,U
  Dive Kick: D+HK in the air
  Shield Spin: F,D,F,RUN

Kombos:
 3 Hit  19% - HP, LK, B+HK
 4 Hit  XX% - Spinning Shield, Walk Up, HP, Jumpkick, Dive Kick
 7 Hit  34% - HP, LP, HP, LP, LK, LK, B + HK

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: RUN, BL, RUN, BL, D  (Any) 
    Kung Lao does his Shield Spin then he starts going really fast and you
    get sucked in and bones fly.
  Fatality 2: F,F,B,D, HP  (Next to) 
    Kung Lao ducks down and tosses his hat towards his opponent.
    The hat cuts off the head and continues back and forth like
    a boomerang until your body is in many pieces.
  Animality: RUN, RUN, RUN, RUN, BL, RUN  (Mercy)  (Next to)
    He turns into a leopard jumps on his victim and starts attacking.
  Friendship: RUN, LP, RUN, LK  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
    Kung Lao throws his hat. After throwing the hat a dog chases it off the
    screen. Then you see Kung Lao Cringe as you hear a dog yelp. That
    hat is very sharp remember!
  Babality: D,F,F, HP  (No Block in Winning Round) (Any)
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3) 
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         D,D,F,F, LK



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--                                   KABAL                                --
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Moves:
  Tornado Spin: B,F, LK 
  Purple Energy Ball: B,B, HP  (Air Optional)
  Ground Blade: B,B,B, RUN

Kombos:
 5 Hit  34% - HP, HP, D+HP, Jump Kick, Fireball 
 4 Hit  25% - HP, HP, D+LP, D+HP
 6 Hit  37% - LK, LK, HP, HP, D + LP,  D + HP     
 7 Hit  45% - LK, LK, HP, HP, D + HP, Jump Kick, Fireball
 6 Hit  28% - LK, LK, HP, HP, HK, B + HK
 4 Hit  21% - LK, LK, B + HK, B + HK
 5 Hit  25% - HP, HP, HK, HK, B + HK
 10 Hit 66% -Jump Kick, Tornado Spin, Ground Blade, LK, LK, HP, HP, D+HP,
 Jump Kick, Air Fireball

Fatals:
  Fatality 1: D,D,B,F, BL  (Sweep)  
    He pulls out his tubes and hooks them to his victim. After doing
    this air is pumped into the victim and their head gets big and
    blows up. The head gets inflated, gets smaller, then bigger
    then floats off.
  Fatality 2: RUN, BL, BL, BL, HK  (Next to)  
    He splits his mask in half showing a big monstrous face. Then he screams
    at you the player then his opponent. When the victim first sees the face 
    a ghost comes out  the body the body falls over and the ghost runs off.
  Animality: Hold HP, F,F,D,F, Rel.  (Next to)  (Mercy) 
    He turns into a green rhino skeleton which hits you off screen with
    it's head.
  Friendship: RUN, LK, RUN, RUN, U  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any)
    Kabal takes out a marshmallow and throws it over his head, and
    it lands on his Hook Sword. He then puts the hook-sword
    over a small fire that comes out of the ground.
  Babality: RUN, RUN, LK  (No Block in Winning Round)  (Any) 
  Mercy: Hold RUN, D,D,D, Rel. RUN  (Round 3) 
  Pit 3, Subway, and Shao Kahn Tower:
         BL, BL, BL, HK  (Next to)   



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--                                BOSSES                                  -- 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Boss # 1:
          Motaro 
 Motaro belongs to the Centaurian Race. The Centaurians are Half Human,
Horse monsters with a steel tail. He can be very cheap with his teleporting
and fireballs. Projectiles either disappear or bounce back at you so don't
use them.

Strategy to Beat:
  Sony did a good thing and made Motaro harder then he was in the arcade.
  In the arcade he was very easy to beat but now he is a challenge.

1) Constantly do cross-over kicks followed by punishing Kombos. This way,
while effective, is slightly more difficult than the next.

2) When he jumps at you, jump kick him, when he lands attack with a combo.

Boss # 2:
          Shao Kahn
 Shao Khan was the boss from MKII. He is the emporer of the outworld. He
 is harder then he was in MKII but if you find a weakness stick to it!

Strategy to Beat:

1) Rapid Projectiles

2) Attack him while he is Taunting you. Best attacks while he is doing this
are Sub-Zero's freeze, Kabal's Spin, Smoke's Spear, Cyrax's Net up close
ground kombo.

3) When he starts talking uppercut him then run after him start a combo.
If he falls attack with the same combo and keep it up.



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--                             KOMBAT KODES                               -- 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

You can change the icons on the bottom of the VS screen with button
presses of HP, HK, and LK. If you hold UP and hit a button it goes
though the kodes backwards so I show U+X to show how many times to
hit a button while holding UP. Player 1 selects the first three and
Player 2 controls the next three. If you put them in a certain combination
you get a Kombat Kode.

All 10 Possible Icons In Order and how Many times you hit the button:

 __________      __________      __________      __________      __________
|          |    |          |    |          |    |          |    |          |
|  Dragon  |    |    MK    |    | Yin Yang |    | 3 Symbol |    |  ? Mark  |
|    0     |    |    1     |    |     2    |    |    3     |    |    4     |
|__________|    |__________|    |__________|    |__________|    |__________|
 __________      __________      __________      __________      __________
|          |    |          |    |          |    |          |    |          |
|  L. Bolt |    |   Goro   |    |  Raiden  |    |  S. Kahn |    |   Skull  |
|    5     |    |   U+4    |    |   U+3    |    |   U+2    |    |    U+1   |
|__________|    |__________|    |__________|    |__________|    |__________|



Here are the Kombat Kodes known so far:

1) WINNER OF THIS ROUND FIGHTS SHAO KAHN:
  Dragon, 3 , 3 , L. Bolt, Goro, ? mark  
     0  - 3 - 3 -  5   - U+4 -  4    

2) WINNER OF THIS ROUND FIGHTS NOOB SAIBOT: (He's a black Kano)
  Raiden, Goro, Skull, 3, ? Mark, Yin Yang
    U+3 -  U+4-  U+1   - 3-   4   -    2

3) WINNER OF THIS ROUND FIGHTS SMOKE: 
  Yin Yang, 16-Dragon, L. Bolt, Yin Yang, Dragon, L. Bolt
     2    -       0     -    5   -   2    -    0  -   5 

4) WINNER OF THIS ROUND FIGHTS MOTARO:
  Skull, Goro, Skull, MK, ? Mark, MK
   U+1 - U+4 -  U+1 -  1-    4  - 1

5) PSYCHO KOMBAT:  (Dark, Randper, No Block, Quick Uppercut Recovery)
  Skull, Shao Kahn, L. Bolt, MK, Yin Yang, L. Bolt
   U+1 -    U+2   -    5   -  1-    2    -    5



6) NO POWER BARS:
  Skull, Shao Kahn, Raiden, Dragon, MK, 3
     U+1 -   U+2  -   U+3 -    1  - 2 - 3

7) BLOCKING DISABLED:
  Dragon, Yin Yang, Dragon, Dragon, Yin Yang, Dragon
     0  -    2    -    0  -    0  -    2    -   0

8) THROWING DISABLED:
  MK, Dragon, Dragon, MK, Dragon, Dragon
   1-    0  -    0  -  1-    0  -   0    

9) UNLIMITED RUN:
  ?,  Goro,  Goro,  ?,  Goro,  Goro
  4-  U+4 -  U+4 -  4-   U+4-  U+4

10) QUAZI-RANPER KOMBAT: (Only change to the player you are fighting)
  ? Mark, Goro, Dragon, ? Mark, Goro, Dragon
     4  -  U+4-    0  -   4   -  U+4-    0                                  

11) DARK FIGHTING:
  Goro, Shao Kahn, Shao Kahn, ? Mark, Yin Yang, Yin Yang
   U+4-    U+2   -    U+2   -    4  -    2    -    2

12) YOU ARE ENTERING THE LAND OF RELLIM: (You play a game of Galaga)
  Goro, ? Mark, MK, ? Mark, Goro, Kahn
  U+4 -    4 -   2-    4  - U+4 - U+2

13) PLAYER ONE QUARTER ENERGY:
  Raiden, Dragon , Raiden, Dragon , Dragon , Dragon
   U+3  -  0 -   U+3 -  0 -  0 -  0

14) PLAYER TWO QUARTER ENERGY:
  Dragon , Dragon , Dragon , Raiden, Dragon , Raiden
   0 -  0 -  0 -  U+3  -  0 -   U+3   

15) PLAYER ONE HALF ENERGY:
  Dragon , 3 , 3 , Dragon , Dragon , Dragon
   0 - 3 - 3 -  0 -  0 - 0   

16) PLAYER TWO HALF ENERGY:
  Dragon, Dragon, Dragon, Dragon, 3 , 3 
   0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -3 - 3   

17) HOLD FLIPPERS DURING CASINO RUN: 
  Skull, Shao Kahn,  Raiden, Goro, Goro, Goro  
    U+1 -   U+2   -   U+3  - U+4 - U+4 - U+4



18) NO FEAR = EB BUTTON. SKYDIVE, MAX COUNTDOWN
 (Has to do with The No Fear Pinball Game by Midway)
 Yin Yang, Shao Kahn, Yin Yang, Yin Yang, Shao Kahn, Yin Yang
    2    -    U+2   -    2    -    2    -    U+2   -    2

19) THERE IS NO KNOWLEDGE THAT IS NOT POWER:  (Not sure what this does?)
  MK, Yin Yang, 3 , Skull, Yin Yang, Goro
  1 -    2    - 3 -  U+1 -    2    -  U+4   

20) COMBO SYSTEM DISABLED:
 Raiden, Yin Yang, Yin Yang, Raiden, Yin Yang, Yin Yang
 U+3 - 2 -  2 -  U+3 -  2 -  2



21) PLAYER 1 INFLICTS HALF DAMAGE:
 3, Skull, Dragon, Dragon, Dragon, Dragon
 3 -  U+1 -  0  -  0  -  0  -  0

22) PLAYER 2 INFLICTS HALF DAMAGE:
 Dragon, Dragon, Dragon, 3, Skull, Dragon
 0  -  0  -  0  -  3  -  U+1  -  0

23) INFLICT HALF DAMAGE:
 3, Skull, Dragon,3, Skull, Dragon
 3  -  U+1  -  0  -  3  -  U+1  -  0

24) FAST UPPERCUT RECOVERY ENABLED:
 Goro, Shao Khan, Shao Khan, ? Mark, 3, 3
 U+4 - U+2 - U+2 - 4 - 3 - 3

25) SUPER RUN JUMPS:
 3, Yin Yang, MK, Raiden, Shao Khan, Skull
 3 - 2 - 1 - U+3 - U+2 - U+1

26) SPECIAL MOVES DISABLED:
 L.Bolt, L.Bolt, L.Bolt, L.Bolt, L.Bolt, Goro
 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 5 - U+4

27) REGENERATING POWERBARS:
 Skull, Raiden, L.Bolt, 3, MK, Dragon
 U+1 - U+3 - 5 - 3 - 1 - 0

28) SUPER ENDURANCE: (Regenerating, Half Damage, Unlimited Run)
 Dragon, Yin Yang, ? Mark, Goro, Shao Khan, Skull
 0 - 2 - 4 - U+4 - U+2 - U+1

29)REAL KOMBAT:  ( Special Moves Disabled, Regenerating Powerbars)
 Dragon, ? Mark, Dragon, ? Mark, Dragon, ? Mark
 0 - 4 - 0 - 4 - 0 - 4



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--                                KODES                                 --
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
1)Cheats Screen #1- When the game is in attract mode press:

                          Eks-L1-L2

If you have done it correctly you will hear a sound confiming that the
Kode is in. Then go to the Kombat/Konfigure/Kontol/Sound screen and
press UP on Kombat,Then you will see a big blue  ? . You get the following
options:

-Free Play off/on
-Smoke off/on
-Fatality Time on/off
-Level Select off/on

2)Cheats Screen #2- When you see the copyrights screen put this in:

                Eks-Circle-Triangle-R1-R1-R2-R2-R1-R1

If you have done it correctly you will hear Shao Khan Say"You will
never win". Then go to the Kombat/Konfigure/Kontol/Sound screen and
press UP on Kombat,Then you will see a big blue  ? . You get the following
options:

-Free Play off/on
-Smoke off/on
-Fatality Time on/off
-Level Select off/on
-1 Round Match off/on
-1 Hit Death   off/on

3)Random Select- Press UP + Start at the Character select screen.


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
--                        ULTIMATE KOMBAT KODES                           -- 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

           --------TO GET THE ULTIMATE KOMBAT KODE SCREEN---------
  When the game is in attract mode just make a clockwise circle on the pad, 
                          then the game asks:

                                  ENTER
                         THE ULTIMATE KOMBAT KODE

  The UKK for Smoke is: 0-1-0-6-9-6
 
  L1=0
  R1=1
  SQUARE=0               
  TRIANGLE=U+4
  CIRCLE=U+1
  EKS=U+4

 The numbers represent how many times each button needs to be pressed.

 If you have done it correctly Shao Khan will say "Outstanding" Then you
 will get a message that says "From this point on... Smoke is at your
 control."

  



       

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--                           RUMORS / NEWS                                --
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

 It is RUMORED that Sony will unveil an Ultimate MK3 upgrade with their
memory card system either late this year or early next year.  While
neither Sony nor Williams will confirm this, sources behind the scenes
have hinted that Scorpion, Kitana, Jade and Reptile may make it to the
PlayStation...perhaps with other fighters in town...as an upgrade card
that will retail for $15-$20.  It's a nice alternative to Capcom's approach
of re-marketing the same game over and over (witness all the different
versions of SF2 that hit home) for the same high price.
(From NUKE http://www.nuke.com)

- A rumor is that all the home versions of MK3 will have Shao Kahn
and Motaro playable through an Ultimate Kombat Kode. This may be true!
Put your MK3 CD in a CD player and turn on track 29. You hear Shao Khan
say " I Win. "

                        FINISH HIM!!........ ROLL THE CREDITS!!

If I missed something, put something incorrectly, you have anything I
don't or just a comment . E-mail it to me, you will get credit. At
Derek PSX(AOL) DerekPSX@aol.com (INTERNET & OTHER ONLINE SERVICES)



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--                                CREDITS                                 -- 
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  Person             E-Mail Address                Reason Given Credit   
                                                                      
Patrick McCarron    75611.3614@compuserve.com      Writer          
 aka NSX            DMasteNSX@aol.com        
Derek Koziol        DerekPSX@aol.com             Me, that evil alterer!
Beavis15            beavis15@aol.com             Sends MK3 FAQs out on AOL
John McKittrick     lestat66@ix.netcom.com       UKK screen kode
AKA Reptile105      Reptile105@aol.com           CHeat Screen Kode #2
MetalHD5            Metalhd5@aol.com             Ultimate Kombat Kode
Brackste            Brackste@msn.com             Korrections
Geoff               kaeru@dmi.net                Kombat Kodes
BahamutFF2          BahamutFF2@aol.com           Kombat Kode
Beaudoin 5          Beaudoin5@aol.com            Kombat Kode
Rukes Kewl          RukesKewl@aol.com            Kombat Kode
Steve               afn03165@afn.org             Korrections
Jenn Dolari         dastari@eden.com             Kombat Kodes
Neuros              larryp@netcom.com            Korrections

** All other MK3 FAQ Writers **
** All the people who helped with the MK3 Arcade FAQ **
                                                

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