These beings were typically skeletal looking creatures who were forever to be tormented within their fiery homeworld. Some were capable of ripping apart bloody chunks from their body and throw them at their enemies as a form of grenade attack. When encountering living creatures, the Undead often converged on fresh meat in order to devour it. Typically, they ambushed prey by suddenly emerging from the ground.
Liu Kang and Kung Lao encountered and defended themselves against numerous undead enemies in the Living Forest, the Soul Tombs, the Sea of Blood in the Wastelands of Outworld, and even the Netherrealm itself.Taven was forced to fight numerous undead during his trek through the Netherrealm.
- Bloody Skeletons
- Decayed Warriors
- Putrid Corpses
- Undead Revenants
Numerous characters in the game series are either undead or have been undead at some point.
- Scorpion is one of the main undead characters in the series. As a ninja spectre doomed to roam the realms looking for vengeance, he rises from Hell time and time again.
- Liu Kang was murdered at the hands of Shang Tsung, only to be brought back from the dead by Raiden as a zombie and as an enforcer.
- Kitana, Jade, Jax Briggs, Smoke, Kabal, Stryker, and Cyber Sub-Zero were killed by a corrupted Sindel single-handedly. Nightwolf later sacrificed himself to kill the Edenian queen. They are now resurrected as undead warriors to serve their new master, Quan Chi.
- Freddy Krueger, a DLC character, was burned alive in his boiler room by the parents of Springwood throwing Molotov cocktails, but was revived by three dream demons and was given the ability to invade people's dreams and kill them.
Known Undead CharactersEdit
- Scorpion (Former Human)
- Noob Saibot (Former Human/Cryomancer)
- Liu Kang (Former Human, 1st Timeline)
- Kung Lao (Former Human, 2nd Timeline)
- Sindel (Former Edenian), 2nd Timeline)
- Kitana (Former Edenian, 2nd Timeline)
- Jade (Former Edenian, 2nd Timeline)
- Jax (Former Human/Cyborg, 2nd Timeline)
- Smoke (Former Human/Enenra, 2nd Timeline)
- Stryker (Former Human, 2nd Timeline)
- Cyber Sub-Zero (Former Cyborg, 2nd Timeline)
- Freddy Krueger (Former Human)