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Mortal Kombat 4 Fatalities: Guide to a Gruesome Fatality!

by: Anurag Ghosh ; edited by: Bill Fulks ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

One of the key combat tactics in MK4 is getting all keys right to achieve fatalities. While Mortal Kombat 4 fatalities serve no strategy in the game, their inclusion adds more combat varieties and visual appeal.

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    Mortal Kombat Fatalities: Overview

    Mortal Kombat 4 has some very bloody fatalities that make each battle ending very intense. Each character in MK4 has two kinds of fatalities which can be unlocked by pressing a series of keys or buttons in the right order. Only some can achieve this feat with the help of a keyboard, others find the game pad more reliable to achieve fatalities. Here are some of the top Mortal Kombat 4 fatalities for each character.

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    Mortal Kombat 4 Fatalities/Finishing Moves

    mortal kombat 4 Fatalities: Raiden 


    One of the last Gods of Earth, the God of Thunder--Raiden has some good moves and weapons. In MK4, his sole objective was to kill Shinnok to end his villainous reign over Earth.

    Raiden's MK4 Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1: Get close to your opponent and press left/right/Upx2/High Kick keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Get close to the opponent and press Down/Upx3/High Punch keys.

    Liu Kang:

    The undying champion of Mortal Kombat gets challenged even in MK4 after an unsuccessful rescue attempt of princess Kitana. In Mk4 he has two challenges: help Raiden defeat Shinnok and save Kitana from the clutches of Quan Chi.

    Liu Kang’s Mortal Kombat 4 Fatalities: mortal kombat 4 fatalities liu kang 

    Achieving Fatality 1: Perform the sweep move then press leftx2/Down + Block/Low Kick/High Kick keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Get close to your opponent, and then press left/Downx2/Up/High Punch keys.


    The mysterious masked ninja reawakened by Quan Chi to help him fight the Elder Gods. Scorpion gets more deadly in MK4 after a brief reincarnation.

    Scorpion Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1: Perform a sweep move, then press Right/leftx2, /Right, /Block keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Get close to your enemy and press Right/left/Down/Up/High Punch keys.

    Sub Zero:

    Sub Zero is a part of a mysterious warrior clan known as the Lin Kuei. In MK4, the sole objective of Sub Zero is to stop Shinnok with secrets passed on by his brother—the original Sub Zero.

    Sub Zero Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1: Get close to your opponent and press Left/Right/Left/Down and High Punch, Block, Run keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Perform the sweep move and then press Rightx2/Right/Down/High Punch keys.

    Noob Saibot:

    He may have helped the Mortals in defeating Shao Khan in MK3, but Mortal Kombat 4 introduces this enigmatic character as a general in Shinnok’s dark army.

    Noob Saibot Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1 (In the Prison Stage): Press Down/rightx2 +High Kick keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2 (In Goro’s Stage) Press left/Down/left + High Kick keys.


    Member of the Earth’s Outworld Investigation Agency, she joins Liu Kang in MK4 in their quest to eliminate Shinnok.

    Sonya’s Fatalities

    Achieving Fatality 1: First perform the Sweep move, and then press Downx2/rightx2/High Kick keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Perform the Sweep move and Press Up/Downx2/Rightx2/High Kick keys.


    Reptile Mortal Kombat 4 Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1: Get Close to your enemy, press and hold High Punch/ Low Punch/High Kick/Low Kick/ and then press the Up key.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Perform an Outside Sweep then Press Up/Downx3/High Punch keys.


    Shinnok's fatalites After attaining freedom from the Netherealm, Shinnok plans a war against the Elder gods to take revenge against Raiden.

    Shinnok's Mortal Kombat 4 Fatalities:

    Achieving Fatality 1: Get close to your opponent, and then press Down/Right/Left/Down/Run keys.

    Achieving Fatality 2: Get close to your opponent, press Down/Upx2 Down/Block keys.

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    1. All keys/buttons must be pressed in quick successions.

    2. Some keys have ‘x3’ or ‘x2’ signs, this means you will have to press the key/button 2 or 3 times in quick succession.

    3. For your comfort, please remap the keys in the settings option in MK4 to press the High Kick, Low Kick, high punch and low punch keys more smoothly while executing fatalities. you can press F2 to remap them.

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