Mortal Kombat 11 Walkthrough

3. Tutorials and story mode


To start, you're going to want to knock the game's tutorials out as early as possible. They will teach you the game's mechanics and make you a better player, making all the achievements in this game much easier to obtain. From the game's main menu, you will want to select Learn and then Tutorial. You will see 4 rows of lessons; Basic, Advanced, Strategy, and Character. For now select Basic. Follow the onscreen prompts to learn how to play the game. There are 6 lessons in this tutorial (lessons can be completed in any order at any time).

  • Basic movement and Attacks
  • Blocking and Throws
  • Environment Interaction
  • Special Moves and Kombo Attacks
  • Fatal Blows and Amplified Special Moves
  • Basic Kombos

Once you have completed all 6 lessons, you will earn your first achievement for the game.

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Now we move on to the Advanced row of tutorials. There are 3 sections to this and 19 total lessons between them.

Advanced Offense:

  • Special Move Cancels
  • Jump-In Attacks
  • Hopping
  • Dash Cancels
  • Block Damage
  • Krushing Blows

Advanced Defense:

  • Advanced Blocking
  • Reversal Attacks
  • Getup
  • Flawless Block
  • Block Attacks
  • Advanced Interaction
  • Breakaways

Frame Data:

  • Anatomy of a Move
  • Hit Advantage
  • Block Advantage
  • Unsafe Attacks
  • Safe Attacks
  • Punishing

Once you have completed these 19 lessons, you will earn the next achievement.

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Now we move on to the Strategy lessons. There are 17 total. Luckily this is the final tutorial achievement as there are none for the character lessons.

Building Kombos:

  • Corner Kombos
  • Kombo Limitations
  • Extending Kombos
  • Kombo Starters
  • Kombo Enders
  • Hit Confirming

Advantage & Pressure:

  • Getup Offense
  • Getup Defense
  • Block Pressure
  • Hit Pressure
  • Pressure Defense

Positioning & Resources:

  • Zoning
  • Fighting Zoners
  • Grounded Neutral
  • Anti-Air
  • Gauge Management
  • Fatal Blow Management

Upon completion of these 17 lessons, you will earn the final tutorial achievement.

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There are 12 chapters to the game's story mode and there are 3 achievements that can be earned. Each chapter has 4-5 battles and the cutscenes CAN be skipped if you wish to at any time, by hitting cn_start and selecting "skip". The 12 chapters are as follows:

  1. Cassie Cage: 4 fights
  2. Kotal Kahn: 4 fights
  3. Liu Kang/Kuno Lao: 4 fights (you choose which fighter each battle)
  4. Scorpion/Sub-Zero: 4 fights (you choose which fighter each battle)
  5. Jade: 4 fights
  6. Johnny Cage: 4 fights
  7. Kitana: 4 fights
  8. Sonya Blade: 4 fights
  9. Jax/Jacqui Briggs: 5 fights (you choose which fighter each battle)
  10. Scorpion: 4 fights
  11. Raiden: 5 fights
  12. Liu Kang: 4 fights

After the first battle of the 7th chapter, you will earn the achievement for completing 50% of the story mode, and after the 4th fight of the 12th chapter, you will get your 100% achievement. After the credits roll, you will also get the achievement for watching them (even if you skip them). Also of note: You are able to earn the achievement for watching the credits much sooner if you wish. From the game's main menu you can select "Kustomise -> Kollection -> Endings -> Credits" but you will see the ending credits a lot while playing as you get one for each tower completion, so there is no need to do it early.

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