The Mortal Kombat franchise has seen several iterations of Reptile over the years, and though he started out as a palette swap ninja like Rain, Smoke, and the rest, he’s since been turned into a permanent reptile-humanoid in the latter games.
Now with the recent reveal for Mortal Kombat 1, it’s been revealed that Reptile can now shift from human and reptile appearance at will. Check this out:
The Mortal Kombat 1 trailer also gives us a look at other returning characters from the 3D era including Havik and Ashrah—both characters who debuted in Mortal Kombat: Deception. Though Havik was known for breaking his body in multiple places, they’ve added the extra quirk that he can tear off and grow body parts. As for Ashrah, they’ve strayed off the ‘female Raiden’ aesthetic embracing something closer to Overwatch’s Mercy with the angelic aesthetic.
As for Reptile, it does seem like a lot of his classic skills are still intact from turning invisible to being able to use acid spit, but this time around, he shifts from his human appearance to reptile form when he uses his powers.
It’s In Our Blood. Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities!
Watch out for Mortal Kombat 1 when it launches for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC on Sept. 19.