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FAQ by Sub-Zero

UMK3 GENESIS FAQ By Sub-Zero(sub.zero@mailexcite.com)

Notable Differences From Arcade Version and Other Info
* Rain and Noob Saibot are playable and on the select screen.  They appear to 
  be just like their Trilogy counterparts.(No fatalities or friendships 
* Sheeva was removed from the game.(But her sound effects are still in the
  Sound Test Menu).
* Brutalities are in!!
* The graphics/gameplay/sound effects are pretty much ventage MK3.Not a whole
  lot of detail has been added in this upgrade,with the exception of the UMK3
* Animalities have been removed.
* Shao Kahn's treasure chest has only 10 boxes instead of 12.
* Most of Shao Kahn's voices are gone.You still get "Round 1" and stuff but no
  spoken character names.
* No UMK3 music,only MK3 music(in fact even though the Street stage isn't in
  the game it's music is in the Sound Test option in the CHEATS menu).
* Scorpion's hellraiser is different..it just takes the opponent back into
  the hell stage where they just catch on fire and explode.
* Kitana's kiss of death only inflates heads..same effect as Kabal's air pump
* Sonya's friendship is her MK3 one not her UMK3 one.
* Air juggle combos are easier to do than in the Genesis MK3 version.In fact
  they fixed a lot of stuff that was wrong in MK3.
* Stages: The Subway, The Bank, The Rooftop, Soul Chamber, Kombat Temple,
          The Pit 3,The Lost World, Jade's desert, Kahns Kave, Scorpion's Lair,
          River Kombat.
* Uppercutting in the Subway and Soul Chamber does not take you to level
  above as there is none.
* Everyone, except Human Smoke, has an intro bio.
* Everone has an ending bio.
* There seem to be plenty of glitches in there, which makes this game that much

                               CODES AND SECRETS


At the Menu Screen Enter B-A-D-L-A-D-C-R-U-D to enable all 3 Genesis MK3
cheat menus.C-R-A-L-A-U-C-R-A-L-A-U and A-C-U-B-U-B-A-D also work.

I can do this everytime now.  Here's what you have to do:

1. Use controller one (the left one), it will not work on controller two.
2. Enter code(you must enter the code right after the screen loads up or
   it won't work.If you screw up go into the OPTIONS menu then exit.This
   resets the screen so the code will work again.

It has been said that you must start the code on OPTIONS, but I've gotten it
to work starting on START so this isn't true.

CHEATS (Menu options):
MORE KREDITS (up to 95)
BIOSCREEN (character intro bio screen)

SECRETS (Menu options):
TIMER  Off/Slow/Normal/Fast
WIN SCREEN (Lets you see character's win bio screen)
KOMBAT ZONE (Level Select)

KILLER CODES (Menu options):
QUICK END (See Quick End section for more details)
SHAO KAHN (Enabled or Disabled)  [Disabled if Motoro is Enabled]
MOTARO (Enabled or Disabled)  [Disabled if Shao Khan is Enabled]


Classic Subzero

Fat.1(close):RN  Fat.2(anywhere):HP  Babality:HP  Friendship:U

Fat.1(sweep):BL  Fat.2(close):HK

Human Smoke
Fat.2(close):HK  Babality:HP

Fat.1(close):HP  Fat.2(close):RN  Babality:HK  Friendship:HK

Fat.1(close):Hold BL  Fat.2(far):LK  Babality:LK  Friendship:LK

Fat.1(outside sweep):BL  Fat.2(close):HK  Babality:LK  Friendship(anywhere but
                                                       closer than sweep):U

Fat.1(sweep):HK  Fat.2(close):Hold LP  Babality:LK  Friendship:HK

Fat.1(close):HK  Fat.2(close):LK  Babality:HK  Friendship:LP

Kung Lao
Fat.1(anywhere):D  Fat.2(inside sweep,but not up close):HP  Babality:HP
Friendship(over sweep):LK

Liu Kang
Fat.1(anywhere):LK  Fat.2(anywhere):BL+RN  Babality:HK  Friendship:D+RN

Fat.1(far):LK  Fat.2(close):LP  Babality:HP  Friendship:HP

Fat.1(close):BL  Fat.2(far):HP  Babality:LP  Friendship(anywhere outside

Noob Saibot


Fat.1(jump distance):BL  Fat.2(sweep):HK  Babality:LK  Friendship(close):HK

Fat.1(close):RN  Fat.2(jump distance):HK  Babality:HP  Friendship(close):LK

Fat.1(sweep):BL  Fat.2(over half screen):BL  Babality:HK  Friendship(half

Shang Tsung
Fat.1(close):Hold LP  Fat.2(close):Hold LP  Babality:LK  Friendship:D

Fat.1(close):RN+BL  Fat.2(sweep):BL  Babality:U  Friendship:U

Fat.1(across screen):D  Fat.2(sweep):Hold RN+BL  Babality:HK  Friendship(across

Fat.1(anywhere):RN  Fat.2(more than half screen):Hold BL+RN+D  Babality:LK

Fat.1(a tiny bit closer than full screen):LK  Fat.2(close):BL  Babality:HP

Fat.1(outside of sweep):RN  Fat.2(close):RN  Babality:HK  Friendship:U

Even though The Animality option is present it doesn't work.

Secret Stage
First,you need to beat the game with any character. Then when the green
lightning is coming out of Shao Khan's tower press start on controller 2.
You'll be transported to a secret level where you fight in the air.

Hurt me harder
Plug in a 2nd controller,but play a 1-player game.When you lose, hold down on
both controllers and your opponent will always do a Fatality or a Brutality.

On 1 of the endurance or boss Squares play the game but lose.Right
before your opponent kills you,press and hold start on controller 2.
At the Mortal Kombat screen,press start on controller 1.When you play
you will move above that square.This somtimes works on normal characters
but sometimes it doesn't.

Play as Goro
To play as Goro,start a game as Kano,then hold A+B+C+X+Y+Z.When you see
the toasty guy release these buttons and press Up,Down,Left,Right,Start,
Start then Press Mode 5 times.
Note:This code requires a 6-button controller

Play as Human Smoke:
Choose Smoke. When any round is starting, hold HP+HK+BL+RUN.
Unlike the arcade, you don't need to use the control pad at all.

Shao Kahn's Treasure Chest:
After you beat Shao Kahn, you can choose a symbol. Unlike in the arcade you
can pick any symbol after beating the game on any level.

1  MK Dragon      : See the character's ending
2  MK Logo        : Galaga
3  Yin-Yang       : Random Prize
4  Number three   : Fatality Demonstration 1
5  Question Mark  : Fatality Demonstration 2
6  Lightning Bolt : Fatality Demonstration 3
7  Goro           : Noob Sabiot - Ermac Endurance Match
8  Raiden         : Classic MK2 Endurance Match (Classic Subzero, Human Smoke)
9  Shao Kahn      : Mega Endurance Kombat (Noob, Classic Subzero, Human Smoke,
                                          Ermac and Mileena)
10 Skull          : Supreme fatality demonstration (Brutalities replace
                    Animalities. Friendship not shown for Reptile and Scorpion)

Note - You can reach this treasure chest really easy by playing through the
8 player tournament mode.


Codes not from UMK3 Arcade (GENESIS specific):

122-333 - Shows the game's ending kredits
688-688 - Quick Uppercut (probablly won't work)
303-606 - Pong
494-494 - No Patience (Timer is super fast)
011-971 - Player Healing Enabled
091-293 - Sweeping Disabled
955-955 - Fatality Time Extended
999-995 - Disable Kombos
082-771 - No Cheese (Disables Throws and Sweeps)
911-911 - No Abuse (When you win a round, takes away most frequently used
          button in the next round)

Codes from UMK3 arcade:

020-020 - Blocking Disabled
100-100 - Throwing Disabled
033-000 - Player 1 1/2 Energy
000-033 - Player 2 1/2 Energy
707-000 - Player 1 1/4 Energy
000-707 - Player 2 1/4 Energy
987-123 - No Power Bars
688-422 - Dark Fighting
985-125 - Physco Kombat
444-444 - Randiper Kombat
460-460 - Randiper Kombat
466-466 - Unlimited Run
044-440 - Sans Power (Start in 3rd round with 1 win each. 1 hit kills opponent)
010-010 - Throwing Encouraged (Shao Kahn says stuff when you throw)
642-468 - You are entering the land of Rellim (GALAGA)
282-282 - No Fear=EB Button, Skydive, Max Countdown
123-926 - There Is No Knowledge That Is Not Power
550-550 - Go See The Mortal Kombat Live Tour!
122-221 - Skuny-E.F.
004-400 - Watcha GUN Do?-E.B.
448-844 - Don't Jump At Me-MXV
969-141 - Winner Battles Motaro
205-205 - Winner Battles Smoke
033-564 - Winner Battles Shao Kahn

The rest of the codes from arcade do not work.

                                 CHARACTER MOVES

- Don't hit block during the winning round
- You can be anywhere on the screen (unless otherwise specified)

Stage fatalities:

Scorpion's Lair
The Subway
The Pit III

(see "Stage:" to see how to do these for each character)
(the distance is always "up close")


These are like Killer Instinct Ultra combos. You start off by doing a
series of button presses like a regular chain combo. You do about 10
of these button presses and the game goes into "fatality mode"
and the CPU finishes the brutality automatically .. the hits just
get faster and faster until your opponent explodes. (The Computer's
favorite finishing move)

Random Select: Just like MK2.

Up-Start at the select screen.
The default players have to be selected for this to work.

Classic Subzero
Freeze:           D-F-LP
Freeze ground:    D-B-LK
Slide:            B+LP+BL+LK
Fatality (close): D-D-D-F-HP
Stage: F-D-F-F-HP
Standard Combo:   HP-HP-LK-B+HK-F+LK

Grenade Close: Hold LK (B-B-HK)
Grenade Far:   Hold LK (F-F-HK)
Net:           B-B-LK
Teleport (can do in air): F-D-BL
Air throw (while you on ground, and victim in air): D-F-BL
           Then LP to throw.
Fatality #1 (close): D-D-F-U-R
Fatality #2 (anywhere):  D-D-U-D-HP
Friendship: R-R-R-U
Babality: F-F-B-HP
Stage: R-BL-R
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-HP-HK-B+HK

Fireball: D-B-LP
Exploding Teleport Punch: D-B-HP
Telekinetic Slam: B-D-B-HK
Fatality (close): R-BL-R-R-HK
Fatality (sweep): D-U-D-D-D-BL
Stage: R-R-R-R-LK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-B+LP-HK-LK

Human Smoke
Spear: B-B-LP
Teleport Punch: D-B-HP
Throw (in air): BL
Fatality (close): R-BL-R-R-HK
Babality: D-B-B-F-HP
Stage: F-U-U-LP
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-B+HK

Boomerang High: B-F-HP
Boomerang Middle: B-F-LP
Boomerang Low: B-F-LK
Returning Low Boomerang: B-B-F-LP (Only works against human opponents and only
                                   returns if they duck the boomerang)
Projectile Invincibility: B-F-HK
Glow Kick: D-F-LK
Fatality (close): U-U-D-F-HP
Fatality (close): R-R-R-BL-R
Friendship (anywhere): B-D-B-B-HK
Babality: D-D-F-D-HK
Stage: B-F-D+RN
Standard Combo: HP-HP-D+LP-LK-HK-B+LK-B+HK

1 Missile: B-F-HP
2 Missiles: F-F-B-B-HP
Gotcha Grab: F-F-LP (tap LP to keep punching)
Backbreaker (in air):  BL
Quad Slam (after starting a throw): tap HP
Ground Pound: Hold LK
Dashing Punch: F-F-HK
Fatality (close): Hold BL (U-D-F-U)
Fatality (far): R-BL-R-R-LK
Friendship: LK-R-R-LK
Babality: D-D-D-LK
Stage: D-F-D-LP
Standard Combo: HK-HK-D+HP-HP-BL-LP-B+HP

Top Spin: B-F-LK
Eye Spark (can do in air): B-B-HP
Ground Saw: B-B-B-R
Fatality (outside sweep):  D-D-B-F-BL
Fatality (close): R-BL-BL-BL-HK
Friendship (anywhere except closer than sweep): R-LK-R-R-U
Babality: R-R-LK
Stage: BL-BL-HK
Standard Combo: LK-LK-HP-HP-D+HP

Knife Throw: D-B-HP
Knife Uppercut: D-F-HP
Cannon Ball: Hold LK
Diagonal Cannon ball: F-D-F-HK
Grab and Shake: D-F-LP
Throw (in air): BL
Fatality (close): Hold LP (F-D-D-F)
Fatality (sweep): LP-BL-BL-HK
Friendship: LK-R-R-HK
Babality: F-F-D-D-LK
Stage: U-U-B-LK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-LK-B+HK

Fan lift: B-B-B-HP
Fan Throw: F-F-HP+LP
Square Wave Punch: D-B-HP
Fatality (close): R-R-BL-BL-LK
Fatality (close): B-D-F-F-HK
Friendship: D-B-F-F-LP  (Has anyone got this to work?)
Babality: F-F-D-F-HK
Stage: F-D-D-LK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-B+LP-F+HP

Kung Lao
Hat Throw: B-F-LP
Teleport: D-U
Flying Kick (in air): U-D-HK
Spin: F-D-F-R (tap R)
Fatality (anywhere): R-BL-R-BL-D
Fatality (inside sweep, but not up close): F-F-B-D-HP
Friendship (over sweep): R-LP-R-LK
Babality: D-F-F-HP
Stage: D-D-F-F-LK
Standard Combo: HP-LP-HP-LP-LK-LK-B+HK

Liu Kang
Fireball High: F-F-HP
Fireball Low:  F-F-LP
Flying Kick:   F-F-HK
Bicycle Kick: Hold LK
Fatality (anywhere):  F-F-D-D-LK
Fatality (anywhere):  U-D-U-U-BL+R
Friendship: R-R-R-D+R
Babality: D-D-D-HK
Stage: R-BL-BL-LK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-BL-LK-LK-HK-LK

Sai Throw: Hold HP
Warp kick: F-F-LK
Roll:      B-B-D-HK
Fatality (far):   B-B-B-F-LK
Fatality (close): D-F-D-F-LP
Friendship: D-D-B-F-HP
Babality: D-D-F-F-HP
Stage: D-D-D-LP
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-HK-U+LK-U+HK

Fireball:  F-D-B+HP
Grab: F-F-LP
Teleport: D-U

Arrow:  D-B-LP (can be done really fast after any move that connects)
Hatchet Uppercut:  D-F-HP
Shadow Shoulder:  F-F-LK
Glow (reflects missiles):  B-B-B-HK
Fatality (close): U-U-B-F-BL
Fatality (far): B-B-D-HP
Friendship (anywhere outside sweep): R-R-R-D
Babality: F-B-F-B-LP
Stage: R-R-BL
Standard Combo: LK-HP-HP-LP-Hatchet

Noob Saibot
Shadow Toss: F-F-HP
Teleport Slam: D-U
Skull Projectile: D-F-LP (Disables blocking and attacking for a brief period
                  of time. Doing it twice in a row will cause Noob to be
                  affected, like Sub-zero's freeze).
Babality: F-F-F-LP
Stage: D-F-BL
Standard Combo1: LK-LK-LK-LK
Standard combo2: HP-HP-LP-HK
Good combo: HP-HP-LP-HK-Slam-Uppercut

Lightning: B-B-HP
Controller: D-F-HP (move opponent around once projectile hits)
Super Roundhouse: B+HK (Knocks opponent through the screen)
Babality: F-B-B-HP
Stage: F-D-F-LK
Standard Combo1: HK-HK-LK-HK-B+HK
Standard combo2: HP-HP-LP-HP
Cool Combo: Controller, Controller, Controller, Controller (move opponent
            behind you), Roundhouse, HP, Roundhouse, Uppercut
Cheese Combo: Lightning, Lightning, ect.. (100%) [must time it correctly]

Acid Spit: F-F-HP
Force Ball Slow: B-B-HP+LP
Force Ball Fast: F-F-HP+LP
Slide:  B+LP+BL+LK
Invisibility: U-D-HK
Run Past and Elbow: B-F-LK
Fatality (jump distance): B-F-D-BL
Fatality (sweep): F-F-U-U-HK
Friendship (close): D-F-F-B-HK
Babality: F-F-B-D-LK
Stage: BL-R-BL-BL
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-B+HK

Spear: B-B-LP
Teleport Punch: D-B-HP
Throw (in air): BL
Fatality #1 (close): F-F-D-U-R
Fatality #2 (jump distance): D-D-U-HK
Friendship (close): B-F-F-B-LK
Babality: D-B-B-F-HP
Stage: F-U-U-LP
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-B+HK

Teleport+Uppercut (can do in air): F-F-LK
Missile (dumb):  F-F-LP
Missile (smart): F-D-B-HP
Fatality (sweep): LP-R-R-BL
Fatality (over half screen): F-F-F-B-BL
Friendship (half screen): R-R-R-R-D
Babality: B-D-D-D-HK
Stage: R-R-R-D
Standard Combo: HP-HP-HK-HK-B+HK

Shang Tsung
1 Fireball:  B-B-HP
2 Fireballs: B-B-F-HP
3 Fireballs: B-B-F-F-HP
Volcanic Eruption: F-B-B-LK

C. Subzero: BL-BL-R-R
Cyrax:      BL-BL-BL
Ermac:      D-D-U
Jade:       F-F-D-D+BL
Jax:        F-F-D-LP
Kabal:      LP-BL-HK
Kano:       B-F-BL
Kitana:     F-D-F-R
Kung Lao:   R-R-BL-R
Liu Kang:   F-D-B-U-F
Mileena:    R-BL-HK
Nightwolf:  U-U-U
N. Saibot:  F-D-D-B-HK
Rain:       RN-BL-LK
Reptile:    R-BL-BL-HK
Sektor:     D-F-B-R
Scorpion:   D-D-F-LP
Sindel:     B-D-B-LK
Smoke:      F-F-LP
Sonya:      D+R+LP+BL
Stryker:    F-F-F-HK
Sub-Zero:   F-D-F-HP

Fatality (close): Hold LP (D-F-F-D)
Fatality (close): Hold LP (R-BL-R-BL)
Friendship: LK-R-R-D
Babality: R-R-R-LK
Stage: U-U-B-LP
Standard Combo: LK-HP-HP-LP-B+HK

hao Khan
Hammer: B-F-HP
Shadow Ram: F-F-LP
Victory Knee: F-F-HP
Fireball: B-B-F-LP
Laugh: D-D-HK
Verbal Taunt: D-D-LK

Fireball: F-F-LP
Fireball (in air): D-F-LK
Fly: B-B-F-HK (press BL to land)
Scream: F-F-F-HP
Fatality #1 (close): R-BL-BL-R+BL
Fatality #2 (sweep): R-R-BL-R-BL
Friendship: R-R-R-R-R-U
Babality: R-R-R-U
Stage: D-D-D-LP
Standard Combo: HK-HP-HP-LP-HK

Harpoon: B-B-LP
Teleport+Uppercut (can do in air): F-F-LK
Invisibility: U-U-R (do while invisible, and you will reappear)
Throw (in air): BL
Fatality (across screen): U-U-F-D
Fatality (sweep): Hold R+BL (D-D-F-U)
Friendship (across screen): R-R-R-HK
Babality: D-D-B-B-HK
Stage: F-F-D-LK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-LK-HK-LP

Energy rings: D-F-LP
Leg Grab: D+LP+BL
Square Wave Punch:  F-B-HP
Bicycle Kick:  B-B-D-HK
Fatality #1 (anywhere): B-F-D-D-R
Fatality #2 (more than half screen): Hold BL+R (U-U-B-D)
Friendship: B-F-B-D+R
Babality: D-D-F-LK
Stage: F-F-D-HP
Standard Combo: HK-HK-HP-HP-LP-B+HP

Shoot gun: B-F-HP
Grenade High: D-B-HP
Grenade Low: D-B-LP
Baton Trip: F-B-LP
Baton Toss: F-F-HK
Fatality (close):  D-F-D-F-BL
Fatality (a tiny bit closer than full screen):  F-F-F-LK
Friendship: LP-R-R-LP
Babality: D-F-F-B-HP
Stage: F-U-U-HK
Standard Combo: LK-HP-HP-LP

Freeze: D-F-LP
Ice Shower: D-F-HP
Ice Shower (in front): D-F-B-HP
Ice Shower (behind): D-B-F-HP
Ice Statue: D-B-LP
Slide:  B+LP+BL+LK
Fatality (close): BL-BL-R-BL-R
Fatality (outside of sweep): B-B-D-B-R
Friendship: LK-R-R-U
Babality: D-B-B-HK
Stage: B-D-F-F-HK
Standard Combo: HP-HP-LP-LK-HK-B+HK (leave out LP for more damage)

* Most bugs involve the sound effects being screwed up:
* When Kitana's fan or Jade's boomerang hits opponent it makes the opponent's
  special attack sound. (For example: Sindel's scream and Stryker's grenades.
  I like when you do it against Kung Lao, he makes his throw sound.)
* When you exit one of the cheat menus the main menu music and the cheat menu
  music play at the same time :)
* Messed up brutalities: I've seen the computer do some really strange things
  while doing brutalites, including passing through the opponent and
  appearing on his/her other side.
* Weird colors: On the vs. 3 endurance match when the 3rd guy jumps out he
  usually has the color pallete of the 2nd guy[ever see a green Nightwolf
* Sometimes after you pick Human Smoke, you will change into Regular Smoke
  in the next round.
* In the first winning round,you're opponent is not considered knocked out
  till all his energy is gone and he hits the ground. So if you can keep your
  opponent in the air you can keep the game going after your opponent is dead.
  Also works on endurance rounds with the 1st guy.
* Sometimes when you kill the first guy in the endurance round he doesn't
  register as dying so he hits you then explodes.
* In endurance rounds if you finish off the first opponent with a move like
  Rain's controller or Liu Kang's Bicycle Kick, the guy jumping will be
  affected by the move even though it doesn't hit him.
* Sometimes attacking a jumping in opponent on the endurance round causes the
  fighters to freeze until the round ends.(I've seen this with Scorpion's
  Spear and Rain's controller)

Please e-mail me if you have any additions or corrections to my faq.

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