[32] For Injustice: Gods Among Us, he received a new costume designed by comic artist Jim Lee. His ending revealed that he was actually an undead specter who had been killed by Sub-Zero and was survived by a wife and child. We know Kung Lao and Kitana are back, but in the case of Kung Lao it could simply be another reincarnation. Samanosuke69 1 year ago #1. Scorpion's MK4 ending is carried over into Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002), where he relentlessly hunts down Quan Chi, only to be attacked by the Oni Drahmin and Moloch, whom the sorcerer had hired as protection and to help free him from the Netherrealm. Scorpion. In a one-page scene, set aboard a junk en route to Mortal Kombat tournament host Shang Tsung's private island, Scorpion shocks Sub-Zero with his unexpected return exactly two years after his death, declaring that his "demons" had allowed him to return and avenge his demise. Scorpion is featured on the logo of NetherRealm Studios, the successor of Midway Games. He appears in both masked and unmasked forms, with the latter being named "Inferno Scorpion". Attack Following a failed assassination attempt on Liu Kang and Kitana by Smoke and one of Kahn's extermination squads due to the unexpected interference of the younger Sub-Zero, Scorpion confronts the would-be targets, but ends up dueling Sub-Zero instead. In Scorpion's biography in Mortal Kombat: Deception however, he is depicted as having escaped as well. [52] During the "Tournament Edition" double-issue conclusion of the miniseries, Scorpion loses a fight to Kitana, who had stopped him beforehand from killing an unconscious Sub-Zero. Bringing his signature moveset and flair to MKXI, Scorpion is a force to be reckoned with. His early origins were revealed by the series' original chief character designer John Tobias in September 2011 when he posted several pages of old pre-production character sketches and notes on Twitter. They made a huge deal about the Kombat Kids in MKX, making them the cantral focus of the story, now the male Kombat Kids are just gone? "[96] Paste rated it the fourth best Fatality from MK2011, in addition to rating the "Flaming Skull" as the third best finisher from the first game. [4] After Shokan Prince Goro's defeat at the hands of eventual champion Liu Kang, Shang Tsung's army launched an attack, forcing Scorpion to team up with Sub-Zero, the thunder god Raiden, and other tournament survivors to hold them back before he killed his rival and disappeared. I really don't get why anyone cares that Scorpion died when right in front of him was a incarnation of him that was a undead hellspawn lol. In the present day, Bi-Han and Scorpion fight in the Mortal Kombat tournament, during which Scorpion stabs his spear into Bi-Han's ankle. With Jennifer Carpenter, Joel McHale, Ike Amadi, Steve Blum. Despite the fact that he started out as a mere palette swap, Scorpion’s appeal made him a frontrunner in every major MK game to date. Scorpion keeps his word and joins the allied forces of Earthrealm and Outworld to stop Kronika. He chooses to remain on the island, and dies as it is destroyed. Quan Chi resurrects Scorpion as a specter and promises him revenge against Sub-Zero in exchange for his services. When equipped, it grants: [SCORPION] 20-30% Special 1 and Special 2. "Blood & Thunder #3", Charles Marshall (w), Patrick Rolo (p), Richard Emond, Larry Welch (i). Toy Island distributed a Scorpion figure in 1996 as part of their MK Trilogy collection, which included a pair of hookswords, and Infinite Concepts put out a Scorpion figure in 1999. Sub-Zero then destroys Scorpion's mortal form in a quick battle, and Scorpion (now an apparition) is then driven off by Raiden, who then declares that Sub-Zero was now under his protection. "Vengeance is mine." Both Peron and Sub-Zero's sister were noncanonical characters created exclusively for the show. New official photos have been added. [46] Ermac became playable in UMK3, in which he was a red palette swap of Scorpion who shared his Teleport Punch. However, Quan Chi convinces Scorpion otherwise by showing him a graphic vision of Sub-Zero murdering his wife and child. 1450 Scorpion became a "hellspawn" revenant residing in Hell, later called the Netherrealm, who sought vengeance against those responsible for the destruction of his clan and the murder of his family, including his wife Harumi and his son Satoshi. Base Stats MK11 Scorpion appears as a boss fighter in the final fight of the final tower of MK11 Raiden's Trial, which makes him a formidable opponent and a difficult challenge to obtain Raiden overall. Mortal Kombat (2011) Story Mode. [69], Scorpion was one of thirteen MK2011 characters depicted on life-sized standing cardboard cutouts from Advanced Graphics. Bi-Han swears that there will be no repercussions against the Shirai Ryu for Kuai's death, but after the events of season one, the resurrected Hanzo (now Scorpion) is convinced of Bi-Han's culpability in his family's and clan's deaths, not knowing that Bi-Han is not responsible and is instead incensed about the attack that he believes was carried out by his own Lin Kuei warriors. Raiden, attempting to alter the timeline in hopes of averting Armageddon, talks Scorpion into sparing Sub-Zero's life in exchange for reviving the Shirai Ryu. Scorpion, however, has found a new way to use his favorite weapon for maximum damage. [1], In his initial backstory, displayed in the first game's (1992) attract mode, he is described as only having enmity towards Sub-Zero, which was attributed to rivalries between their opposing ninja clans. His rivalry with Sub-Zero is only mentioned in passing by Shang Tsung in the storyline, which instead had them both serving as his slaves under his command. 1450 Scorpion appeared in the first Mortal Kombat as one of three palette-swapped ninja characters along with Sub-Zero and Reptile. According to Boon, the second of the character's phrases originated because he thought "it would be funny to have him yell out 'Get over here!' "[41] They additionally described the spear as "useful as ever" in Armageddon, adding, "Between [that and his] other special moves ... Scorpion pretty much has everything covered. ... Technically both of them die in Story Mode, so saying neither is dead isn't necessarily correct. "Mortal Kombat: Blood & Thunder #1", Charles Marshall (w), Patrick Rolo (p), Larry Welch (i). Scorpion fires the creature a second time, but Cage dodges it and it fatally smashes into a tree. [78] Lucas Sullivan of GamesRadar, in 2012, ranked him as the seventh best fighting game character in the genre's history due to the "coolness of his 'undead antagonist' factor. Hatred can be suppressed, with reason. Mortal Kombat (2011) (Non-Canonical): "Shao Kahn's death did nothing to relieve Scorpion's pain. With the terminology established, the first combos for Scorpion in MK11 to look at are those that can be executed from center stage. The dialogue of Scorpion, his family, and Sub-Zero were in Japanese with English subtitles, and the use of Scorpion's spear is faithful to the games for the first time in any alternate media in that it actually pierces Sub-Zero's chest before Scorpion reels him in for a hit, but no blood is shown. Shirai Ryu Kunai - this is Scorpion's exclusive weapon. Future Kano - dies once Past Kano did. Hanzo Hasashi loses his clan, family, and his life during an attack by a rival ninja clan. People use the argument "she died in MKX" which makes no sense. Sharing the fifth spot on the top video-game ninja list by PC World in 2009. [43] He is also a playable character for both the versus and story modes in Shaolin Monks, where his move sets in this game are largely identical to Liu Kang's with some original techniques.[44]. was he flamed to death by Scorpion? In Mortal Kombat X, which takes place two years after the previous game, Scorpion was sent to attack the Special Forces alongside a revenant version of Kuai Liang. And featuring a roster of new and … Below is a table of moves for Scorpion, you can navigate to different move types by clicking the tabs. [36] Twenty years after the first MK game's release, Boon included creating the spear move as well as the character itself among his personal high points of the franchise's history, adding: "I remember people sitting in my office all day just doing this uppercut [on a speared enemy] again and again, like 'Oh my God, that feels so good.' Hanzo Hasashi was the son of a former ninja from the Shirai Ryu clan. Shang-Tsung- Drains his Souls to Sindel by Shao Kahn. He was once manipulated by the sorcerer Quan Chi, whom he promised his life to in exchange for his impressive kombat abilities in order to defeat Sub-Zero. The character was featured along with Raiden, Ermac, Jax, and Shang Tsung in a 2014 animated short film produced by Comedy Central that parodied the Mortal Kombat games. An altered version of his confrontation with Sub-Zero from the Midway comic was expanded in the first issue of the 1994 Blood & Thunder miniseries, by way of a one-page flashback of their fateful battle that ends with Scorpion being killed off-panel. After incapacitating Sub-Zero, he kidnaps Kitana and escapes through a portal. He was portrayed by J.J. Perry, who played Cyrax. [50] Scorpion was additionally featured in a special #0 issue as the centerpiece of a short story titled Kombatants, which was originally published prior to the miniseries and has him facing Sub-Zero once more as the other combatants sing his praises in the background. MK features magic, necromancy and now time travel. He is given the chance to compete in an interdimensional tournament to save his loved ones. The film follows the basic contours of the first game's storyline, as well as Scorpion's origins and past life as Hanzo Hasashi and the murder of his family and clan by Sub-Zero (actually Quan Chi in disguise) and the Lin Kuei. [4], In Mortal Kombat II (1993), Scorpion discovers Sub-Zero has somehow returned, and planned to compete in the second Mortal Kombat tournament held in the otherworldly dimension of Outworld and hosted by the realm's emperor Shao Kahn. In the 1995 Battlewave miniseries, Outworld emperor Shao Kahn returns Scorpion to the living world using a mystical gem called the Deathstone, which also allows Kahn to resurrect an army of undead soldiers under his control with Scorpion as his general; his army replaces the mutants that engrossed his ranks. Directed by Ethan Spaulding. The planned co-op game, Mortal Kombat: Fire & Ice, which would have starred Scorpion and Sub-Zero as the protagonists, was canceled when Paradox Development, the developers of Shaolin Monks, "couldn't do it in time and under budget. Scorpion appears in the 2008 crossover title Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, participating in the war between the two titular franchises. Future Scorpion - killed by D'Vorah after being fatally poisoned. In the Mortal Kombat series produced by Malibu Comics, he is simply a specter consumed by revenge against Sub-Zero, and his spear was changed to a weapon resembling a spiked morning star that was attached to a whip-long length of either chain or rope. ", "Exclusive First-Look: Jazwares Super Deformed Preview - Kabal! All of these combos … NetherRealm Studios. [7] A variation of this ending was seen in Sub-Zero's conclusion, when Sub-Zero stands over a fallen Scorpion before being knocked down by Quan Chi, who again reveals his scheme and claims that both ninjas were pawns for the fallen Elder God Shinnok, which results in Scorpion killing Quan Chi and declaring Sub-Zero free of his curse.[8]. Past Shao Khan - killed by Past Kitana after being slashed though the face. He has represented the series in crossover fighting games and in guest roles in other games, while appearing in various official series merchandise and alternate media.