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Mortal Kombat 11: Scorpion Combos for Big Damage

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As players begin to hone in on their favorite Mortal Kombat 11 characters, some will wish to optimize their play through perfecting MK11 combo strings. For those that want to learn how to combo with Scorpion in Mortal Kombat 11, this guide outlines many ways to do so, and it includes an MK11 combo video for further reference.

To note, this MK11 combo guide does not function as a full Mortal Kombat 11 combo tutorial. As such, players will first need to learn how to do things like Special Move Cancel before being able to execute many of the Mortal Kombat 11 combo strings outlined here.

Scorpion Combos in Mortal Kombat 11

Before diving into the myriad of Scorpion MK11 combos, it is important to establish the terminology that is being used to articulate them. The following key will act as a quick reference for those that are learning how Mortal Kombat 11 inputs are transcribed:

D: DownU: UpB: BackF: Forward

1: Square / X2: Triangle / Y3: Cross / A4: Circle / B

JK: Jump Kick~: Special Move CancelKB: Krushing BlowFB: Fatal BlowAMP: Amplify[ / ]: Either / Or

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Mid-Stage

With the terminology established, the first combos for Scorpion in MK11 to look at are those that can be executed from center stage. All of these combos begin by using one of the standard Mortal Kombat 11 Scorpion combo strings (11, 21, B14, F42, or F32) followed by a Special Move Cancel into the rest of the combo.

  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~BF1 (DMG: 147-177)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DF4 (DMG: 136-160 | AMP DF4 for extra damage)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DF4 (DMG: 187-286 | With “Burning Spear” (DB4) active)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, [ Dash, 21 2+4 / F32~DF4 ] (DMG: 259-292)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, F3, F32~BF1 (DMG: 304-334 | Can remove F3)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, F3, F32~DF4 (DMG: 369-407 | With “Burning Spear” (DB4) active)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, F3, F32~BF1, AMP, F32~DF4 (DMG: 416-455 | With “Burning Spear” (DB4) active | Can remove F3)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, F32~FB (DMG: 425-455)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, JK~DB3, AMP, F32~BF1 (DMG: 376-406)
  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, JK~DB3, AMP, F3~FB (DMG: 484-514)

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Krushing Blow

The next group of combos for Scorpion in Mortal Kombat 11 are those that are initiated with an MK11 Krushing Blow:

  • F34 KB~BF1 (DMG: 250)
  • F34 KB~DB3, AMP, 4~BF1, AMP, F32~BF1 (DMG: 400)
  • D2 KB, F32~BF1 (DMG: 332)
  • D2 KB, 4~DB3, AMP, F3~BF1 (DMG: 422)
  • D2 KB, 4~DB3, AMP, F3~BF1, AMP, F32~BF1 (DMG: 467)

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Jump Kick

The next group of Scorpion Mortal Kombat 11 combos are those that are initiated with a Jump Kick:

  • JK, Dash, F32~BF1 (DMG: 250)
  • JK, Dash, F32~BF1, AMP, F32~BF1 (DMG: 313)
  • JK, Dash, F32~BF1, AMP, F32~DF4 (DMG: 355 | With “Burning Spear” (DB4) active | AMP DF4 for more damage)
  • JK, Dash, F32~BF1, AMP, 4~DB3, AMP, F3~BF1 (DMG: 374)
  • JK, Dash, F32~BF1, AMP, F32~DB3, AMP, F3~DF4 (DMG: 426 | With “Burning Spear” (DB4) active)

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Wakeup

The next group of Scorpion combos in MK11 are those that are initiated with a Wakeup. With these, one of the Mortal Kombat 11 best characters is never out of the fight.

  • Wakeup U2, F32~BF1 (DMG: 201)
  • Wakeup U2, 4~DB3, AMP, F3~BF1 (DMG: 296)

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Corner Stage

The next strings to look at for those that want to know how to combo with Scorpion in MK11 are ones that use the corner of the stage:

  • [11 / 21 / B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, Dash, 21, 21 2+4 (DMG: 284-314)
  • [11 / 21]~DB3, AMP, 4, 21~BF1, AMP, F32~DF4 (DMG: 340-341)
  • [B14 / F42 / F32]~DB3, AMP, 4~BF1, AMP, F32~DF4 (DMG: 328-348)

MK11 Scorpion Combos: Fatal Blow

The final group of Scorpion combos for MK11 are those that incorporate a Mortal Kombat 11 Fatal Blow:

  • D2 KB, 4~DB3, AMP, Dash, 11~FB (DMG: 544)

Indeed, this Mortal Kombat 11 combo guide covers a wide array of MK11 Scorpion combo strings. With some practice, players can certainly master these combos and be on to learning one of the other MK11 characters in no time.

Mortal Kombat 11 is out now for PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.

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