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                | Name: Mortal Kombat Armageddon           |
                | Release Date: 10/09/06                   |
                | Number of Players: 1-2                   |
                | Special Features: Online; USB Headeset   |
                | Developer: Midway                        |
                | ESRB Rating: M                           |
                | My Rating: 8/10 (See reviews)            |
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Disclaimer:
 Welcome! This guide was created in my spare time for your needs and my
 enjoyment. I hope everything you need to improve with Kung Lao is found here
 and I'm always looking for more things to add. If you wish to contact me,
 there are a few ways on top and you can always see me around GameFAQs under
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To find any area faster, use Ctrl + F and enter the code you see on the right
of the section you want to find. If you're using a Mac, use the Command F
combination.


1. Basic Info............................................................[100]
     i - Biography.......................................................[101]
     ii - History........................................................[102]
     iii - Notes.........................................................[103]
     iv - Strategies.....................................................[104]
2. Movelist..............................................................[200]
     i - Button Konfiguration............................................[210]
     ii - Moves..........................................................[220]
           a. Special Moves..............................................[221]
           b. Fatalities.................................................[222]
           c. Shaolin Fist...............................................[223]
           d. Broadsword.................................................[224]
3. Frequently Asked Questions............................................[300]
4. Update History........................................................[400]
5. Kredits...............................................................[500]
6. Sites.................................................................[600]
7. Legal Stuff...........................................................[700]



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Before we get started, we aren't all playing on the same console. Here is the
conversion between the three systems the game is on. Once the Wii releases,
I'll get those controls up as well.

Playstation 2:    Xbox:    Wii:
Square            X
Triangle          Y
X                 A
O                 B
R2                R
R1                Black
L2                White
L1                L

This guide is made for the sole purpose of Kung Lao's Moveset in Mortal
Kombat Armageddon. You may print out a copy to use if you wish but in no way
can you recreate or use this guide for other purposes. If you see a mistake
anywhere in this guide, feel free to contact me so I can fix it and give
you the credit you deserve.


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i. Biography:                                                           [101]
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Place of Origin: Earthrealm
Alignment: Good
Allies: Liu Kang
Foes: Shang Tsung
Species: Human

Game Appearances:
Mortal Kombat II, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Mortal Kombat
Trilogy, Mortal Kombat Gold, Mortal Kombat Advance, Mortal Kombat: Deadly
Alliance, Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon

Alternate Outfit:

Unlocked: From Start


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ii. History                                                             [102]
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Mortal Kombat: Armageddon
*From Wikipedia*
Kung Lao is the last known descendant of the Great Kung Lao, a former Champion
of Mortal Kombat, who lost the title to Goro 500 years previous. Like his best
friend, Liu Kang, Kung Lao is also a member of the White Lotus Society. Kung
Lao was originally the one to represent the Temple of Light in the Mortal
Kombat tournament but declined knowing the consequences of becoming Mortal
Kombat champion. Liu Kang was then chosen to participate in the tournament, and
emerged as the winner.

When the Shaolin Temples were attacked by Baraka and his Tarkatan soldiers, Liu
Kang and Kung resolved to travel through the portal that brought the Tarkatas
to their temple and avenge their fallen Shaolin brothers, goaded every step of
the way by Shang Tsung. Although he joined his friend in his furious quest,
Kung Lao's ultimate goal was to rebuild the White Lotus Society at the Wu Shi
Academy, in order to train a new generation of warriors for the coming ages.
He, along with Liu Kang, ventured into Outworld to do battle with Outworld's
forces in a new tournament. During their adventures, they began to forge an
even stronger friendship with each other than the one they had before. While it
is unclear as to what matches took place, it is known that Liu Kang fought with
Shao Kahn himself, eventually overpowering the emperor. Afterwards, Kung Lao
traveled back to Earthrealm to rebuild the White Lotus Society.

When Shao Kahn's invasion of Earthrealm came, he had to temporarily scrap his
plans for reforming the Society. Kung Lao challenged Shao Kahn; He seemed to be
doing well against the emperor but was brutally beaten forcing him to retreat.
This enraged Liu Kang as he succeeded in defeating Shao Kahn for the second
time. With Outworld driven back, Kung Lao decided not to return to the Shaolin
Temples, instead allowing everyone to believe that he was dead and went on to
live a life of peace. Kung Lao would then find the tranquility and atonement he
had always wanted. This would not last long however, as he was drawn away from
his newfound peace to help fight against Shinnok's forces, when word reached
him that Goro, the Shokan warrior who had defeated the Great Kung Lao centuries
ago, was still alive. Confronting the giant, Kung Lao lashed out with a
ceremonial strike of revenge in honor of his long-lost ancestor that left
Goro's chest scarred. Considering the score settled, the two shook hands.

The next years were peaceful. This ended on a brutal note at the time of Mortal
Kombat: Deadly Alliance, when the sorcerers Quan Chi and Shang Tsung united and
murdered Liu Kang in a vicious attack (Tsung posing as Kung Lao to get close to
the champion). Kung Lao found the body of his longtime friend, and was told
immediately by Raiden that Tsung was the assassin, who had formed the Deadly
Alliance with Quan Chi. Enraged, Kung Lao vowed revenge upon the sorcerer, and
once again abandoned his pacifist Shaolin beliefs. He knew his current skills
were insuffcient to defeat Shang Tsung so after meeting with the other
Earthrealm warriors and travelling to Outworld, Kung Lao sought the advice of
the martial arts teacher Bo' Rai Cho. Bo' Rai Cho trained Kung Lao for a short
time, teaching him the 'whirlwind kick' maneuver. Together, they joined the
other warriors in the assault against the two sorcerers. Kung Lao would not
rest until Liu Kang was avenged, and Tsung had paid with his life.

But the assault did not end well. Along with Sonya, Jax, Johnny Cage, and
Kitana, Kung Lao was defeated in the assault against the Deadly Alliance.

Kung Lao was revived by Onaga as a slave during the events of Deception, but
was later returned to his normal self by Liu Kang.

Mortal Kombat Armageddon Ending
Kung Lao goes back in time after defeating Blaze. He meets his old ancestor,
and with his blessing, takes his place in the Mortal Kombat tournament. He
defeats Goro and becomes the MK Champion and was a legend. As a result, Liu
Kang never competed, and his and Kung Lao's rivalry never came to be.


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iii. Notes                                                              [103]
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+Has some good combos and attacks

-Not the fastest or strongest
-Weak moves

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I'd recommend pummeling your opponent with Strong Monkey and Take It because
they're pretty easy to input and can cause some great damage. The only special
I really recommend using is his Hat Throw and maybe the Teleport every so often.

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Moves will we listed with the combo needed to enter and then the name. Buttons
separated by commas are inserted after completing the first one and "+" mean
at the same time.

The Playstation 2 and the Xbox are the two systems that have this game so I
have to use a different key that encorporates both systems. There is a simple
key below, and you can expect Wii controls as it releases.

Yes, there are only two styles for Kung Lao but the number of moves per set is
greatly increased.

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Buttton        Abbreviation   PS2        Xbox     Wii
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Attack 1           1          Square     X
Attack 2           2          Triangle   Y
Attack 3           3          X          A
Attack 4           4          Circle     B

Change Style       CS         L1         L
Block              BL         R2         R
Throw              TH         R1         Black
Pick-Up Weapon     PU         L2         White

Back               B          L/R        L/R
Forward            F          L/R        L/R
Up                 U          Up         Up
Down               D          Down       Down

","          Enter button after the previous one is entered
"+"          Enter at the same time as the one connected


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Chest Kicks..................TH
Kung's throw isn't to special, it doesn't do much damage and can pretty tough
to execute. I don't recommend using it that much.

Whirlwind Kicks..............D,B+3
These kicks are pretty nice and should be used every once in awhile to stir up
some new combo.

Hat Throw....................B,F+1
Lao's signature move, the Hat Throw is a pretty nice special and should be used
a lot. Definitely try to use this to clear some space.

Wind Teleport................D,U+2
This teleport gets you behind your opponent and sets up one of the below
attacks for you to use.

Wind Teleport Hand Bash......D,U+2,1
The Hand Bash is a great move to use out of the teleport.

Wind Teleport Fist Smash.....D,U+2,2
The Fist Smash is also a great attack us use.

Wind Teleport Face Kick......D,U+2,3
The only attack I really don't recommend using is the Face Kick because it can
miss a lot of the time, really only use this when you're fighting a tall
opponent.

Wind Teleport Kick...........D,U+2,4
This kick on the other hand works fine and should be used often.

-In The Air-
Air Dive Kick................D,U+2,D+3
The Air Dive Kick is a cool technique to drop when you're in the air, try it
out for yourself to experiment how it works for you.

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Fatalities are different this TIME, you get to input your fatality. Here's what
you do! I haven't experienced with it much but I'm pretty sure when it's time
to FINISH HIM, you can chain things together with different moves. Experience
with all the moves to find some cool fatalities!

Starters
Knee 2 Head..................F,F,1
Face Slap....................F,B,1
Gut Punch....................U,U,1
Spin Kick....................B,B,1
Groin Kick...................D,D,1
Heart Rip....................F,F,2
Brain Rip....................B,B,2
Rib Rip......................D,D,2
Thigh Ripe...................F,B,2
Arm Rip......................U,U,2
Double Arm Rip...............B,F,2

Enders
Ender Header Rip.............U,U,4
Ender Neck Snap..............B,B,4
Ender Spine Rip..............D,D,4
Ender Head Smash.............F,F,4
Ender Torso Rip..............F,B,4
Ender Sword Decapitate.......U,D,U,4

While Holding Opponents Arm
Smack Him With His Own Arm...U,U,3
Ender Arm Decapitate.........F,F,3

While Holding Opponents Arms
Smack Him With His Two Arms..B,F,3
Ender Two Arm Decapitate.....B,B,3

Transition Him To Another Dizzy
Down Knees Two Hands.........B,D,1
Down Knees One Hand..........B,D,2
Turn Around..................D,F,1

Opponent Turned Around
Turn Back Around.............D,B,1
Back Snap....................D,F,2
Knee to the Back.............D,B,2
Arm Break....................D,F,3
Brain Rip....................D,B,3
Neck Break...................D,F,4

Opponent On Knees
Neck Break...................B,D,3
Right Punch..................F,D,1
Left Punch...................F,D,2
Face Kick....................F,D,3
Ender Neck Snap..............B,D,4
Ender Decapitate.............D,U,D,3

With Sword
Sword Draw...................U,D,U,1
Armslice Left................U,D,U,2
Armslice Right...............U,D,U,3
Impale Sword Chest...........D,U,D,1
Impale Sword Gut.............D,U,D,4


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Move Name             Button Combination
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Center Punch...........1
Stone Cracker..........F+1
Ducking Iron Fist......D+1
Shaolin Parry..........2
Upward Temple..........B+2
Cement Blaster.........F+2
Axe Handle.............D+2
Stomach Pain...........3
Low Steel Foot.........D+3
Turning Kick...........4
Steel Leg Trip.........B+4
Spinning Low Kick......D+4
Open Air...............1,1
Combo Kicks............3,3
Strong Hug*............1,1,1
Sacred Style...........1,1,B+2
Mid Section Blows......1,1,3
Punishment.............1,1,4
Gifted Warrior.........1,1,3,3
Golden Power...........1,1,3,4

-In The Air-
Cyclone................1
Blue Sky...............2
Hovering Strike........3
Dead Meat..............4
Jab Me*................1,1
Air Waves..............3,3
Take It................1,1,1
Red Sky................1,1,2
Wavelength.............1,1,3
Fallen Hero............1,1,4
Strong Monkey..........1,1,3,CS

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Move Name             Button Combination
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Quick Cross............1
Dao SPin...............F+1
Thigh Slash............D+1
Upward Wind............2
Upward Launcher........B+2
Double Handed Slash....D+2
Melon Cutter...........3
Tornado Cutter.........B+3
Crouching Cyclone......F+3
Long Ranged Stab.......D+3
Chest Stab.............4
Slice and Dice.........F+4
Foot Chopper...........D+4
Whirl Blades...........1,1
Haze Blade.............1,1,2
Tiger Slashes..........1,1,F+3


-In The Air-
Downfall...............1
Lucky Change...........2
Marked Humanoid........3
Spinning Feet Grab.....4
Stinky Air.............1,1
Hyper Gust.............3,3
Fresh Air..............1,1,1
Air Slinky*............1,1,2
Airway.................1,1,3
Gut Kicks..............3,3,1
Shove It...............1,1,4
Barrel Roll............3,3,3
Downward Roll..........3,3,4
It's All Over..........3,3,1,1
Air Barrel.............1,1,3,3
Back In Action.........3,3,1,2
Boot Slam..............1,1,3,4
Zero G.................3,3,1,4

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Q: Is there an alternate outfit? If so, where do I get it?
A: Yes, you can find it in Konquest or buy it in the Krpyt.

Q: What are strategies against _____?
A: Check the strategy section.

Q: What's your username online?
A: I don't play online.

Q: Can I send you combos, strategies or glitches?
A: Absolutely, I won't be able to discover everything, so please send them in.

Q: How do I play as?
   How do I get this item?
   How do I beat Konquest?
   How do I kreate _____ in KAF?
   How long does this game take to beat?
A: I don't know! And even if I did, this isn't the place for those kinds of
   questions, don't bug me with them because I will not answer them!


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October 21, 2006
 Version 1.0
  I have completed his move list and added some strategies, as well as added
  in his history and bio.


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I give my thanks to Midway, for creating yet another awesome Mortal Kombat
game. They do their job so well that they're able to bring something new every
year. Who knows what they'll do next.

Of course, major thanks to CJayC and Sailor Bacon for keeping GameFAQs running
on a day-to-day basis. These guys make all this possible.

There are a a few sites that need to be thanked as they have done a part in
making and hosting this guide. Thanks to them all!

-www.gamefaqs.com             - For Hosting my FAQ
-www.neoseeker.com            - For Hosting my FAQ
-www.supercheats.com          - For Hosting my FAQ
-www.wikipedia.org            - For some of Kung Lao's biography
-www.network-science.de/ascii - For the ASCII Logo


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The following sites (and their affiliates) are the only sites allowed to host
this FAQ. Absolutely no other site may use this FAQ if it isn't listed here.
Please contact me if you see this on any other site as this is a major
copyright violation. If you wish to host this FAQ, contact me and I will
usually allow you to use it.

   www.gamefaqs.com
   www.gamespot.com
   www.aol.com
   www.neoseeker.com
   www.supercheats.com


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Copyright 2006 NickWorks
All Rights Reserved
Created by Menji76 (Nick Bryant)
Do not use this guide without written permission from the owner.
This is not the official guide for Kung Lao of Mortal Kombat Armageddon, and I
have no affiliation with MIDWAY.
All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by their
respective trademark and copyright holders.


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