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Mortal Kombat XI

Release date: April 23, 2019
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Mortal Kombat 11 Opening Dialogues Part 2: Debutants and Recently Added Fighters

We gathered opening lines of the characters who joined the roster not so long time ago: classic fighters’ daughters Cassie Cage and Jacqui Briggs, bloody Skarlet, four-armed Kollector and others
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With the new MK game out, we picked opening lines of the fighters who are more or less new to the series and debuted in the last three games, Mortal Kombat (2011), Mortal Kombat X and recently released Mortal Kombat 11. For the classic roster openings, check out Part 1. And in case you missed, check out these notable Ed Boon’s quotations.

Cassie Cage

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Cassie Cage – Liu Kang

  • The original Chosen One!
  • Please, you embarrass me.
  • I’m only just getting started.

Cassie Cage – Liu Kang

  • Fighting your Revenant was the worst.
  • Then why fight me, Cassandra?
  • Let’s just say I’ve got issues.

Cassie Cage – Liu Kang

  • Getting awfully cuddly with Kitana.
  • I, uh, don’t know what you mean.
  • Just remember, you’re Earthrealm’s champion.

Cassie Cage – Raiden

  • My trusting you cost me Mom.
  • How can I ever make amends?
  • I’ve got a few bad ideas.

Cassie Cage – Shao Kahn

  • Taking you down, as***le.
  • Unlikely, pathetic whelp.
  • That’s what Shinnok said.

Cassie Cage – Sub-Zero

  • Where’s the ninja convention?
  • Lin Kuei are NOT ninjas.
  • So why dress like one?

Cassie Cage – Sub-Zero

  • Another lesson, Sub-Zero?
  • A lesson in failure.
  • You a subject matter expert?

Cassie Cage – Scorpion

  • Grandmaster Grumpy Face.
  • I cannot escape my rage.
  • Knew you’d say some s**t like that.

Cassie Cage – Scorpion

  • Can I say it? Just once?
  • Only if you wish to suffer.
  • GET OVER HERE!

Cassie Cage – Scorpion

  • Grandmaster Grumpy Face.
  • Do you challenge my honor?
  • Just your sadcore outlook.

Cassie Cage – Sonya Blade

  • You’re being too hard on Dad.
  • He needs to grow thicker skin.
  • Or maybe you need to soften up.

Cassie Cage – Sonya Blade

  • I promise, he gets better with age.
  • Ugh. He’s cheap beer, not fine wine.
  • Hey! That cheap beer’s my Dad!

Cassie Cage – Sonya Blade

  • I’m the new, improved you.
  • Ha! Improved how?
  • Knuckle up and find out.

Cassie Cage – Sonya Blade

  • Commander Cage reporting for duty.
  • Slacked on your training last week.
  • It’s called vacation, you should try it.

Cassie Cage – Johnny Cage

  • What’s this all about, Dad?
  • Your Mom bet me you could whip my ass.
  • This is why I’m in therapy.

Cassie Cage – Johnny Cage

  • Worst film you ever made?
  • Huh, my flicks only come in awesome or boom.
  • It's amazing I was ever born.

Cassie Cage – Johnny Cage

  • Anything you can do, I can do better.
  • I can do anything better than you.
  • No, you can’t.

Cassie Cage – Johnny Cage

  • Your agent thinks I should be a big star.
  • Stay away from those Hollywood sleazebags.
  • Present company included?
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Cassie Cage – Kano

  • Just the a**hole I’ve been looking for.
  • Now that’s no way to greet Uncle Kano.
  • It’s the only way.

Cassie Cage – Kano

  • Three strikes and you're dead, Kano.
  • I'll only need two strikes to gut you.
  • Know what? That was strike three.

Cassie Cage – Kano

  • *bad Australian accent* Throw another shrimp on the barbie!
  • You sound like a shit-ass American tourist.
  • Even crooks are critics these days.

Cassie Cage – Geras

  • Jeez, Geras, gotta kill you again?
  • This is my billionth life cycle.
  • Ugh, that sounds exhausting.

Cassie Cage – Baraka

  • Dude! You’re so metal, Baraka.
  • Mettle is proved in kombat!
  • Why do I even try with you?

Cassie Cage – Baraka

  • Just read your file, Baraka.
  • My file, Earthrealmer?
  • Idiot's guide to kicking your ass.

Cassie Cage – Skarlet

  • Sorry, Skarlet, but you’re creepy.
  • ‘Creepy’ doesn’t offend me.
  • Oh, it should, honey.

Cassie Cage – Skarlet

  • Bride of Dracula.
  • Who is this 'Dracula'?
  • Let me tell ya, he's a catch.
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Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • Beverly Hills High?
  • Class of 2010, valedictorian.
  • Yeah, uh, me too.

Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • Oh cool, mirror match.
  • I love these Cass, don't you?
  • I know, so meta.

Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • One minute you're at Joshua Tree.
  • Next you're fighting demons.
  • Inner demons looks like.

Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • My god, pinch me.
  • You're wide awake.
  • [chuckle] Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • No way!
  • I'm totally you, dude!
  • Maybe an evil robot me!

Cassie Cage – Cassie Cage (mirror match)

  • You remind me of someone?
  • A bit on the nose, don't you think?
  • Given the situation – no.

Skarlet

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Skarlet – Liu Kang

  • Raiden’s Chosen One.
  • Looking for kombat, Skarlet?
  • Nothing would quicken my pulse more.

Skarlet – Liu Kang

  • My hunger doesn’t make me evil.
  • No, your loyalty to Shao Kahn does.
  • I owe him everything, Liu Kang.

Skarlet – Kabal

  • You must have a strong heart.
  • Have to, to run this fast.
  • How does it taste?

Skarlet – Kabal

  • Your clan can acquire rare things?
  • For the right price, anything’s possible.
  • Let us negotiate.

Skarlet – Sub-Zero

  • Your kin descended from Outworld.
  • How would you know that?
  • You have the blood of Cryomancers.

Skarlet – Johnny Cage

  • Know what I want?
  • A peek at my sexy pecs?
  • Guess again.

Skarlet – Johnny Cage

  • I’ll have your ancient power.
  • Not what I call it, but okay.
  • No one will miss you, Cage.

Skarlet – Johnny Cage

  • The hot-blooded Johnny Cage.
  • Got a fever burning inside of me.
  • The only cure is killing you.

Skarlet – Raiden

  • I can taste your blood’s electricity.
  • Then you know it overpowers you.
  • I know I must have it.
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Skarlet – Geras

  • Ah, the perfect blood donor.
  • I fail to see how, Skarlet.
  • No matter what I take, you can’t die.

Skarlet – Sonya Blade

  • You don’t care for me.
  • Life-sucking harpies aren’t my thing.
  • I appreciate your blood’s fire.

Skarlet – Sonya Blade

  • Your blood has bite in it, Sonya.
  • So do my feet and fists.
  • Not enough to save you.

Skarlet – Scorpion

  • Is hellfire stronger than blood magic?
  • Face me and find out.
  • Splendid idea.

Skarlet – Scorpion

  • How will you kill me, Skarlet?
  • I’ll open your veins.
  • Come and try.

Skarlet – Scorpion

  • I’ve not tasted Revenant blood.
  • Nor will you today, Skarlet.
  • Hellfire will not protect you.

Skarlet – Skarlet

  • My magic has gone awry.
  • I am you, perfected.
  • Then finish me, if you can.
  • Skarlet – Skarlet

  • I didn’t know this was possible.
  • Shao Kahn’s been hiding secrets.
  • He will teach us everything.

Skarlet – Skarlet

  • You are blood of my blood?
  • We are one and the same.
  • Together, we will bleed Outworld.

Skarlet – Baraka

  • I miss your camp, Baraka.
  • What about it?
  • Blood is everywhere!

Skarlet – Baraka

  • Why turn on Shao Kahn?
  • Kotal gave us what he would not!
  • Then you've doomed the Tarkatans, Baraka.

Skarlet – Baraka

  • Your desertion is a gift.
  • How is that, Skarlet?
  • I am now Shao Kahn’s right hand.

Skarlet – Cassie Cage

  • Your blood is holy.
  • I am the daughter of Hollywood royalty.
  • You're blessed by the Elder Gods.

Skarlet – Jade

  • What brings you here, Jade?
  • I owe you a few scars.
  • Upset that I nicked a vein?

Skarlet – Jade

  • You never could accept me.
  • Your lust for power sickens me.
  • Or perhaps it's that I'm not Edenian.

Skarlet – Jade

  • The sweet blood of Edenians.
  • You'll have none today, Skarlet.
  • I will bathe in it!

Geras

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Geras – Liu Kang

  • You suffer from Raiden’s influence.
  • He’s given me hope and guidance.
  • False hope and misdirection.

Geras – Liu Kang

  • Spare your friends, Liu Kang.
  • I fight to protect them, Geras.
  • Fight me and you will lose them.

Geras – Liu Kang

  • Do not mourn your Shaolin brothers.
  • I must, because you killed them!
  • They will return in the New Era.

Geras – Geras

  • If we have multiple models.
  • …And we don’t know who’s original…
  • …Kombat will decide who leads.

Geras – Baraka

  • Your tribe is so populous.
  • How many are in yours?
  • I am eternally alone.

Geras – Baraka

  • Submit your tribe to Kronika.
  • Tarkatans do not submit, Geras.
  • It is their entire history.
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Geras – Sonya Blade

  • I will kill Johnny Cage.
  • Do it, he’s a pain in the ass.
  • You bluff poorly, Sonya Blade.

Geras – Raiden

  • Raiden, Deceiver of Mortals.
  • Is that how your mistress portrays me?
  • And the truth I have witnessed.

Geras – Raiden

  • Come thunder, come lightning!
  • Do you fear nothing, Geras?
  • Nothing within your power, Raiden.

Geras – Cassie Cage

  • You remind me of someone.
  • Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade, Helen of Troy?
  • Joan of Arc, the young martyr.

Geras – Cassie Cage

  • Keeper of the emerald light.
  • And five-time Snazzie award winner.
  • Times have changed.

Geras – Cassie Cage

  • Your life is a blink in Kronika’s eye.
  • Ugh. Are we fighting or philosophizing?
  • Mind your place, mortal.

Geras – Johnny Cage

  • Actors leave no mark on history.
  • Ronald. Reagan.
  • The exception that proves the rule.

Geras – Johnny Cage

  • I have seen things you would not believe.
  • Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion?
  • Time to die.

Geras – Scorpion

  • Kronika would have restored your clan.
  • Innocents won't suffer to ease my pain.
  • Selfless, but pointless.

Geras – Skarlet

  • Kronika will not abide your attack on me.
  • Your blood will make me immortal.
  • You are not the first to think so.

Geras – Sub-Zero

  • The coldest death cannot stop me.
  • Six meters of solid ice will.
  • Do your worst, Sub-Zero.

Cetrion

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Cetrion – Liu Kang

  • Raiden’s Chosen One.
  • Why have you betrayed him?
  • He betrayed the balance of all things.

Cetrion – Liu Kang

  • I came to answer your prayers.
  • My only prayer is for peace.
  • Then kneel and submit.

Cetrion – Liu Kang

  • You have Onaga’s fire.
  • I’m not related to the Dragon King.
  • Mortals are always so self-assured.

Cetrion – Shao Kahn

  • Kronika is no Titan.
  • Mother is the god of gods.
  • Yet for all her bluster, she failed.

Cetrion – Shao Kahn

  • We Elder Gods were right to destroy you.
  • Then why did Kronika recruit me?
  • Mother seeks balance in all things.

Cetrion – Shao Kahn

  • Your empire will be lost to history.
  • I was made promises, Cetrion.
  • You did not uphold yours.
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Cetrion – Jade

  • A lost heart burdens you, Jade.
  • My love for Kotal will not die.
  • Unfortunately, you will.

Cetrion – Noob Saibot

  • Our alliance was only temporary.
  • Then retreat from the shadows, Cetrion.
  • Mine is the light that burns shadows.

Cetrion – Kitana

  • I can see across time.
  • Then you’ve glimpsed my fate?
  • It is not as you hope.

Cetrion – Frost

  • Test your might against mine, Frost.
  • Kronika already has faith in me.
  • Her confidence has limits.

Cetrion – Frost

  • Your poor, withering soul.
  • I have never been stronger, Cetrion.
  • Of body, not of virtue.

Cetrion – Noob Saibot

  • Our alliance was only temporary.
  • Then retreat from the shadows, Cetrion.
  • Mine is the light that burns shadows.

Erron Black

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Erron Black – Liu Kang

  • I ain’t scared of your kung-fu.
  • Only cowards hide behind guns.
  • You done did it now, boy.

Erron Black – Liu Kang

  • I been to China a few times.
  • Why, robbing silk markets?
  • How’d you know.

Erron Black – Shao Kahn

  • You want Kotal? Get him yourself.
  • Your heart beats with loyalty.
  • My ass wants to get paid.

Erron Black – Shao Kahn

  • What is your problem?
  • You aided the usurper, Black.
  • You died, he was paying. Piss off.

Erron Black – Noob Saibot

  • You gonna get pumped full of lead.
  • I like my chances, Black.
  • You got better odds shooting craps with Satan.

Erron Black – Erron Black

  • Got my tail up, friend.
  • Don’t like the wire brush treatment?
  • You’re gonna trade those guns for a harp.

Erron Black – Sonya Blade

  • Nice to see you again, Legs.
  • These legs will kill you, Black.
  • Then I best aim low.
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Erron Black – Baraka

  • I’ll shoot that grin right off your face.
  • Mock me! It won’t save you.
  • Can’t hurt to make it more interesting.

Erron Black – Jacqui Briggs

  • Lookin’ mighty fine, Miss Briggs.
  • Cut the cowboy shtick, not interested.
  • Straight to business, I like it.

Erron Black – Jax

  • You know I’m not such a bad hombre.
  • Just stay on your side of the border.
  • Like it or not, I’m coming home.

Erron Black – Raiden

  • Time for one of your heavenly lectures?
  • You defy the will of the Elder Gods.
  • Damn straight.

Erron Black – Kano

  • Kano. Long time no talk.
  • Got something to say, Black?
  • Just goodbye.

Erron Black – Skarlet

  • There’s just something about the color red.
  • It drives a man like you wild.
  • It makes you an easy target.

Jacqui Briggs

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Jacqui Briggs – Shao Kahn

  • Any last words?
  • I’ll make this quick, Earthrealmer.
  • Ha! You wish.

Jacqui Briggs – Shao Kahn

  • Never thought I’d fight Shao Kahn.
  • Run, girl, before you die.
  • No Briggs ever backs down.

Jacqui Briggs – Liu Kang

  • A lot of fighters say they’re the best.
  • Only a few can back it up.
  • I’m proud to be one of the few.

Jacqui Briggs – Liu Kang

  • How are you gonna defend Earthrealm?
  • With dragon fire, Jacqueline.
  • This I gotta see.

Jacqui Briggs – Liu Kang

  • Special Forces have Earthrealm covered.
  • You could use Shaolin assistance.
  • Who was it again that capped Shinnok?

Jacqui Briggs – Noob Saibot

  • So you’re the Grandmaster’s brother?
  • I am the Lin Kuei’s true Grandmaster.
  • Shouldn’t you be alive?

Jacqui Briggs – Noob Saibot

  • Being a ghost must be lonely.
  • The darkness is my friend.
  • How’s that denial working for you?
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Jacqui Briggs – Kotal Kahn

  • In the olden days, your skin wasn't blue?
  • The color is reserved for Osh-Tekk Kahns.
  • Then I hope it washes off, Kotal.

Jacqui Briggs – Erron Black

  • Twirling pistols won’t win this.
  • I don’t just twirl ‘em, I make ‘em sing.
  • Yeah, way off key.

Jacqui Briggs – Kitana

  • You knew dad before time got jacked?
  • Had it progressed, we’d have died together.
  • Seriously? S**t.

Jacqui Briggs – Frost

  • I hear Sub-Zero’s no fan.
  • He’s never respected my power.
  • Chip, meet shoulder.

D’Vorah

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D’Vorah – Liu Kang

  • This One’s been seeking you.
  • To what do I owe the displeasure?
  • You will be a gift to Shao Kahn.

D’Vorah – Liu Kang

  • You are a legend in Outworld.
  • Perks of being a tournament champion.
  • This One sees nothing special.

D’Vorah – Shao Kahn

  • The Kytinn’s emergence is at hand.
  • Then come out and be crushed, pest.
  • Our Swarm will suffocate you.

D’Vorah – Shao Kahn

  • Onaga, Shao, then Kotal.
  • A history lesson, worm?
  • Kahns whom the Hive has outlived.

D’Vorah – Shao Kahn

  • To kill us, you must destroy all things.
  • Why, D’Vorah?
  • We infest every inch of Outworld.

D’Vorah – Noob Saibot

  • Who dares disturb the Swarm?
  • Your angel of death awaits.
  • You will be kept waiting, devil.

D’Vorah – Kitana

  • Your reign will be short-lived.
  • Why is that, D’Vorah?
  • All Kytinn oppose it.

D’Vorah – Frost

  • Shao Kahn demands your service.
  • I don’t serve, I lead.
  • You will serve Outworld.

D’Vorah – Frost

  • A cold snack for the Swarm.
  • This frost bites back.
  • Not with your jaw slacked from poison.

D'Vorah – Jax

  • Earthrealmers are all the same.
  • You seriously can’t tell us apart?
  • As you will die soon, This One cares not to.

Kotal Kahn

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Kotal Kahn – Liu Kang

  • Jade knows what passes between you.
  • A warning, Kotal?
  • A reminder she is Kitana’s bodyguard.

Kotal Kahn – Liu Kang

  • Keep a hawk’s eye on Raiden.
  • He’s rejected the darkness, Kotal.
  • Trust, Liu Kang, but verify.

Kotal Kahn – Liu Kang

  • You have not set your head.
  • Who am I to be a god?
  • Only Earthrealm’s greatest champion.

Kotal Kahn – Shao Kahn

  • Kitana is proving an able Kahn.
  • She lacks the will to tame Outworld.
  • Then why does it rise at her command?

Kotal Kahn – Shao Kahn

  • Oceans rise, empires fall.
  • Mine will never die.
  • You will not be back.

Kotal Kahn – Shao Kahn

  • History will remember this battle.
  • As my greatest victory, Kotal.
  • As your final stand.

Kotal Kahn – Shao Kahn

  • Withdraw in peace, Shao Kahn.
  • And let Kitana’s stench pollute my throne?
  • It is your throne no longer.

Kotal Kahn – Noob Saibot

  • You were the first Sub-Zero?
  • Kuai Liang is a poor copy.
  • He vastly improves the original.

Kotal Kahn – Noob Saibot

  • You cannot hide, Bi-Han.
  • I will disappear in the shadows.
  • Shadows die in the sun’s light.

Kollector

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Kollector – Liu Kang

  • Know of your future, monk?
  • Yes, but I won’t live in fear.
  • You are dumber than you look.

Kollector – Liu Kang

  • I’ll gut you for Shao Kahn.
  • An empty threat, Kollector.
  • You won’t slip through my fingers.

Kollector – Shao Kahn

  • What’s next, my Emperor?
  • Kitana must be deposed.
  • I await your command.

Kollector – Shao Kahn

  • Outworld is in chaos, Excellency.
  • Then it’s ready to be conquered!
  • You will rule once more.

Kollector – Shao Kahn

  • About those missing profits.
  • Which profits, Kollector?
  • Nothing, Excellency.

Kollector – Noob Saibot

  • Do you collect souls?
  • I enslave and consume them.
  • You could be of great service to Shao Kahn.

Kollector – Kitana

  • Ah, the ultimate tribute.
  • As if you could collect me.
  • You misjudge my worth, Princess.

Kollector – Kitana

  • Your regime will need gold.
  • I won’t rape the poor with tribute.
  • You are hopelessly naïve, Kitana.

Kollector – Frost

  • What rare technology.
  • A gift from divine hands.
  • It belongs in mine.

Kollector – Baraka

  • Tarkata must pay tribute.
  • We pay with blood, not gold.
  • Shao Kahn demands both.

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