Kotal Kahn Character Abilities & Control Guide

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

Kotal Kahn Default Abilities - Just Emperor

Kotal Kahn default character is known as Just Emperor.

The Character 2 default abilities are: 

Ability NameControl
Grand DiscusR1
Huehhueyi↓ ← Δ

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

Kotal Kahn Abilities Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

Kotal Kahn has 12 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.

Grand Discus


Directed Rays


Tonatiuh Burst

↓ ← □

Amocualli Totem

↓ ← L2

Teoyohtica Totem

↓ ← L2

Chicahtoc Totem

↓ ← L2

Eztli Totem

↓ ← L2


↓ ← Δ

God Ray

↓ → o

Tecuani Maul

← → o

(Air) Tecuani Pounce

← → o


 ↓ → Δ

Kotal Kahn Abilities Stats & Detail Table

The table shows all the detail of all 12 abilities for Kotal Kahn.

Grand Discus11100Directed Rays
Directed Rays1N/AN/A Grand Discus
Tonatiuh Burst1N/AN/A N/A
Amocualli Totem1N/AN/AN/A
Teoyohtica Totem1N/AN/AN/A
Chicahtoc Totem1N/AN/AN/A
Eztli Totem1N/AN/AN/A
God Ray1N/AN/AN/A
Tecuani Maul15124.50N/A
(Air) Tecuani Pounce1180N/A
Kahn Cut1170N/A

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

Kotal Kahn Control List & Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

The list includes 4 important fighting techniques and all control buttons for Kotal Kahn.

Basic Attacks

Press the following Button to activate the attacks.

Bloody Knuckles2.00
Royal Backhand→ + □3.00
Low Swipe↓ + □2.00
Temple PunchΔ3.00
Macuahuitl Swipe← + Δ5.00
Blade Push→ + Δ5.00
Rising Kahn↓ + Δ14.00
Flick Kickx5.00
Knee Shater→ + x5.00
Side Strike↓ + x1.00
Heavy BladeΟ7.00
Mace Sweep← + Ο7.00
Brutal Boot→ + Ο7.00
Warrior Spin↓ + o3.00
Jumping Attacks
Reaching Fist5.00
Hammer SlamΔ7.00
Straight Kickx or Ο9.00
Hop Attacks
Coatl Slam↑, □ or ↑, Δ9.00
Kritical Kick↑, x or  ↑, Ο9.00
Getup Attacks
Rising Mehtizquia↑ + Δ5.00
Tonatiuh Blast↑ + x9.00
Flawless Block Attacks
Rising Mehtizquia↑ + Δ5.00
Tonatiuh Blast↑ + 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 13 Kombo Attacks for you to use as Kotal Kahn.

Press the following button to activate the combo attacks.

Tlamanalo□, Δ3.00
Soleil□, Δ, Δ7.00
Tenchalli Bash→ + □, Δ3.00
Cuazquia→ + □, Δ, Δ7.00
Metzli→ + □, o7.00
ImpitzoyoΔ, Δ3.00
Coatl StrikesΔ, Δ, □7.00
Tlaneltocaz→ + Δ, o5.00
Mahuiztiquez→ + Δ, o, x5.00
Tonaltzintli← +  Δ, Δ5.00
Mehtizquia← +  Δ, Δ, x7.00
Xolotx, o7.00
Melahuac→ + x, o7.00

Special Moves

These Special moves don't include abilities in the list, there are 5 Special moves that Kotal Kahn can execute.

Press the following button to activate the special moves.

Coatl Parry↓ → □N/A
Mehtizquia Cut↓ → Δ11.00
Yeyecame Disk← → x8.00
Xolal Quake↓ ← o8.00
Tonatiuh Beam↓ → oN/A

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.

There is 1 Fatal Blow that Kotal Kahn can execute:

Pinned DownL2 + R232.00

Kotal Kahn 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.

Fatalities Guide:

  • Totem Sacrifice

Control← ↓ ← x

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

  • Kat Food

Control: ← → ← → □

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

Brutalities Guide:

There are 2 Brutalities that Kotal Kahn 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
Buggin' Out→ + L1
  • God Ray or Tonatiuh Beam Must Be Active.
  • Final Hit Must Come From Toward Throw
Back StabberL1
  • Hold L1 During Throw
  • Final Hit Must Come From Back Throw


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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