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Mortal Kombat 1 Best Kameos Tier List: The Best MK1 Kameos

If you’ve been checking out Mortal Kombat 1, you might be curious about which Kameos are best. You’ve probably spent a good amount of time trying out the different Kameo fighters if you’ve had MK1 installed since release. As any fighting game fan knows, certain characters absolutely have a competitive advantage. It’s just the way things are, so it is a good idea to adapt and pick the fighters you have the best chance with. Our Kameo tier list should answer all your questions. 

There is a wide range of abilities available with each of the Kameos currently accessible in the game. That is sure to change as new Kameos are added through DLC and balance updates are released. Without further ado, here is our Kameo Tier List for Mortal Kombat 1!

Mortal Kombat 1 Kameo Tier List

A select screen of Kameo Fighters for Mortal Kombat 1

Below, you can see where we currently rank each Kameo. This is based on our own gameplay and experience with the Kameo throughout dozens of matches.

S-Tier: Darrius, Frost, Kano, Shinjinko, Sub-Zero

A-Tier: Cyrax, Jax, Scorpion, Sektor, Stryker

B-Tier: Goro, Kung Lao, Motaro, Sareena, Sonya

You can see that there are five Kameos for each tier. We opted for three different tiers as each Kameo has strengths over one another that are equivalent to their weaknesses. Each Kameo’s attack patterns are quite different and beneficial in certain situations. For example, Darrius has multiple wide attacks that can deal heavy damage in your combo. If you chose Kano, however, you’d have a Kameo that is one of the best at long range but not great at short. 

It can become pretty strategic when you face off against your opponents. Your Kameo choice can shift quite easily depending on your character of choice. Utilizing our tier list should give you a well-rounded idea of who is best to use, depending on the situation in front of you. To capitalize on these kameos’ potential, check out our MK1 fighter tier list!