Jax Briggs Character Abilities & Control Guide

Welcome to Jax Briggs Abilities & Control Guide. Here you can learn about all his basic & combo attacks, special moves, and finishers both fatalities and brutalities.

Get to know all of Jax Briggs Control from basic to special move.

Jax Briggs Default Abilities - War Hero

Jax Briggs Default Character is known as War Hero.

War Hero - Default Jax Briggs in Mortal Kombat 11

The Character 2 default abilities are:

Ability NameControl
Duck And Weave← → Δ
Ripped↓ ← o

Note: You can also change his abilities to the way you preferred the character to execute.

Jax Briggs Abilities Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

Jax Briggs has 10 abilities for the player to execute. In order to execute the abilities, you have to press the following button for each ability.

Note: All Abilities control button changes when your character moves into a different position.

Duck And Weave

← → Δ

Quad Grab

↓ ← → □


 ↓ ← Δ

Lethal Clap

↓ ← □

Briggs Barricade

↓ ← x


↓ ← o

Burning Hammer

 ← → o

Ground Shatter

↓ ↓ o

Expert Grappler

Δ, Δ, □ + x

Enhanced Outranked

Δ, Δ, □, □, Δ, Δ

Guide: Require you to arrange your button perfectly to activate the ability.

Jax Briggs Abilities Detail Table

The table shows all the detail of all 10 abilities for Jax Briggs.

Duck And Weave1184.00N/A
Quad Grab1N/AN/AN/A
Lethal Clap1170.00N/A
Briggs Barricade1N/AN/AN/A
Burning Hammer12120.00N/A
Ground Shatter1180.00N/A
Expert Grappler1N/AN/AN/A
Enhanced Outranked16159.61N/A

If you don't know what Slots(s), Hit, Damage, & Conflict is you can visit the guide about all these mechanic here.

Jax Briggs Control List & Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

The List includes 4 important fighting techniques and all control buttons for Jax Briggs.

Basic Attacks

There are 29 Basic Attacks for you to use as Jax Briggs.

Press the following Button to activate the attacks.

Quick Steel2.00
Power Punch← + □5.00
Knee Jab↓ + □2.00
Straight PunchΔ3.00
Head Slammer← + Δ7.00
Hammer Hook→ + Δ3.00
Upper Muscle↓ + Δ14.00
Boot Bashx5.00
Knee Shatter← + x3.00
Steel Toe→ + x3.00
Side Strike↓ + x1.00
Get BackΟ7.00
Ankle Breaker← + Ο7.00
Gur- Knee→ + Ο 5.00
Step Back↓ + Ο3.00
Jumping Attacks
Leaping Fist5.00
Double DamageΔ7.00
Hit With A Size 12x or Ο9.00
Hop Attacks
Ground Smash↑, □ or ↑, Δ9.00
S.F.Stomp↑, x or  ↑, Ο9.00
Getup Attacks
Krushing Backhand↑ + Δ5.00
Ground Slam↑ + x9.00
Flawless Block Attacks
Krushing Backhand↑ + Δ5.00
Ground Slam↑ + x9.00
Toward ThrowL1 + → or → + □ + x14.00
Back ThrowL1 or □ + x14.00
Roll Escapes
Forward Roll Escape→ + L2N/A
Away Roll Escape← + L2N/A
Air Escape
(Air) Breakaway↓ + R2N/A

Kombo Attacks

There are 12 Kombo Attacks for you to use as Jax Briggs.

Press the following button to activate the combo attacks.

The Briggs□, Δ3.00
Active Duty□, Δ, □7.00
Quick Drill↓ + □, Δ3.00
OutrankedΔ, Δ2.00
Get In LineΔ, Δ, ↓ + o7.00
Breakdown→ +Δ, □7.00
Won't Back Down→ +Δ, ↓ + o7.00
Boot Kamp← + x, Δ3.00
Sleep, Bitch← + x, Δ, □ + x10.00
Last Chance→ + x, x3.00
America Strong→ + x, x, □7.00
Get Outta Here→ + o, Δ7.00

Special Moves

These Special moves don't include abilities in the list, there are 7 Special Moves that Jax Briggs can execute.

Press the following button to activate the special moves.

Gotcha Grab↓ ← □4.00
Stiff Armed← → Δ8.65
Thumper↓ ← Δ7.00
Up Thumper↓ ← Δ, ↑7.00
Head Missle← → x6.00
Heating Up↓ ↓ xN/A
Ground Pound↓ ↓ o8.00

Fatal Blow

Fatal Blow is also in Special Moves but you can only use it one time per matches when your health is above 30%. It does huge damage and shows the animation of you dominating the enemy.

Honorable DischargeL2 + R232.00

Jax Briggs Fatalities / Brutalities - Finishers Control

Finisher is the last ability that you use it to show off your character finishing your enemy in a very harsh animation. You can also see all the character fatalities here.

Fatalities Guide:

  • Coming In Hot 

Control→ ↓ → x

Guide: You need to position yourself close to the enemy to activate this move.

  • Still Got It 

Control← → ← ↓ □ 

Guide: You need to position yourself close to the enemy to activate this move.

Brutalities Guide:

There are 3 Brutalities that Jax Briggs Can perform:

The Klassic↓ + Δ
  • Do Not Block An Attack During The Final Round.
  • Must Hold Δ
  • Final Hit Must Come From An Uppercut ↓ + Δ
Slow Clap↓ ← □
  • Must Be Fully Heated Up
  • Final Hit Must Come From Lethal Clap
Pounded↓ ← □, □
  • Must End with 
  • Hold □ During Hit
  • Final Hit Must Come From Pound Town


Visiting Our Control Guide will make you understand this guide better. Since all the control on the list only portray when your character is facing right.  

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