With Mortal Kombat 1 now firmly in our sweaty palms, we’re digging deeper into the game. Playing through the Story mode and taking the fight online are two of the most immediate aspects of the game, but there’s plenty hidden under the surface! In this Mortal Kombat 1 Unlock Guide, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to unlock the hidden character and Kameo fighters in the game!

There are a total of six characters to unlock in Mortal Kombat 1. One playable fighter and five Kameo fighters. This is substantially less than many Mortal Kombat titles, but still enough to add an interesting layer of attainment to all the bloodshed. Below, you’ll find the details on how to unlock every hidden character in Mortal Kombat 1.

Mortal Kombat 1 Character Unlock Guide

Mortal Kombat 1 Character Unlock Guide

How to Unlock Havik in Mortal Kombat 1

One of the more straightforward character unlocks in Mortal Kombat 1. To unlock Havik, you must complete the game’s Story Mode. This consists of 15 chapters and is estimated to take around seven hours to complete.

However, before you unlock Havik you’re still able to experience his play style in the game’s Lesson mode.

How to Unlock Scorpion Kameo in Mortal Kombat 1

Scorpion is likely to be the first Kameo fighter you unlock in Mortal Kombat 1. To do so, simply increase your Account Level to 5.

Here, Scorpion is presented with a modern take on his original look. There’s nothing like a little classic Mortal Kombat to soothe the soul.

How to Unlock Sub-Zero Kameo in Mortal Kombat 1

To unlock Sub-Zero as a Kameo fighter in Mortal Kombat 1, the process is similar to Scorpion’s Kameo. Simply increase your Account Level to 10.

Again, Sub-Zero is presented here in his classic look from the original Mortal Kombat games.

How to Unlock Kung Lao Kameo in Mortal Kombat 1

Kung Lao is unlocked as a Kameo Fighter by – you guessed it – increasing your Account Level. Hit Account Level 15 to unlock Kung Lao, once again presented in a style reminiscent of the original Mortal Kombat games.

How to Unlock Shujinko Kameo in Mortal Kombat 1

An unlikely inclusion, Mortal Kombat Deception‘s Shujinko returns as a Kameo Fighter in Mortal Kombat 1. Yet again, he is unlocked by increasing your Account Level. This time, you need to hit to Account Level 20.

Shujinko is a unique Kameo as his Kameo meter is empty at the start of the match. You charge his bar up by using Passing Time, which then allows him to use his other abilities.

How to Unlock Motaro Kameo in Mortal Kombat 1

Motaro is the final Kameo Fighter you’ll unlock by increasing your Account Level. Reach Level 25 to unlock Motaro in Mortal Kombat 1, complete with a look reminiscent of Mortal Kombat 3.

That completes this guide for how to unlock all characters in Mortal Kombat 1! Be sure to check out Chit Hot’s Mortal Kombat 1 Fatalities Guide for details on every Fatality in the game, and how to execute them!