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Shang Tsung
Mortal Kombat 11
Mortal Kombat 11

Shang Tsung

Shang Tsung is a sorcerer seeking as much power and control as he can achieve. However, he is not above serving others, like Shao Khan or Kronika, if only for a short time.Know more

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The chart shows this character's most frequent matchups, and also the most favorable ones based on win rate.

Shang Tsung matchup chart

Win rate

CharacterWin rateTotal usage
Jacqui Briggs38 %26
Sub-Zero72 %25
Johnny Cage38 %21
Scorpion50 %18
Cetrion45 %11
Sindel36 %11
Cassie Cage71 %7
Kabal57 %7
Sonya43 %7
Kitana100 %6

Character abilities

  • Mobility: 3

  • Range: 7

  • Zoning: 10

  • Damage: 4

  • Grappling: 5

More about Shang Tsung:


The host of the Mortal Kombat Tournaments, Shang Tsung is arguably the most powerful sorcerer in all the realms. He can shapeshift into a multitude of forms and even individuals. And with the blessings of Shao Khan and his ability to traverse all worlds undetected. He is a force to be reckoned with, one that even Kronika recognized and used for her plans.

First Appearance: Mortal Kombat, 1992 (non-playable Boss). Mortal Kombat II, 1993


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