Shinnok is a playable character from the Mortal Kombat games by Midway Games Chicago and Netherrealm Studios (Since MK9).

He appeared the first time in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub Zero (1997) in which Shinnok was the main antagonist and a boss.

Shinnok was the first time playable in Mortal Kombat 4 in 1997 and returned in Mortal Kombat Deadly Armageddon (2006) where he is probably leading the forces of evil.

He was only shown in a few cameo’s and at the end of Mortal Kombat 9 (2011) while Shinnok is again the main antagonist in Mortal Kombat X (2015). Like in MK MSZ he will transform into a demonic form, which is called Corrupted Shinnok after he absorbs Earthrealms Jinsei.

Shinnok from Mortal Kombat on Game-Art-HQ


Shinnok from the Mortal Kombat Games: an Overview

Charactername: Shinnok   Developed /Created by Midway Games later NetherRealm Studios
Gameseries: Mortal Kombat   First seen on: Sony Playstation
First Game: Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero   Year first seen in: 1997
Last Game: Mortal Kombat X (2015)   Birthplace:  
Role(s) and Characteristics: Antagonistic Fighting Game Character & Boss   Weapons or Martial Arts Style:  
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Quan Chi, D’Vorah   See also:  




Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Shinnok

Shinnok Mortal Kombat X MKX Wallpaper Art

Mortal Kombat X (2015)

Shinnok MKA Mortal Kombat Armageddon

Mortal Kombat Armageddon (2006)

Shinnok Mortal Kombat 4 Official Art Render

Mortal Kombat 4 (1997)


Corrupted Shinnok MKX Mortal Kombat X

  Corrupted Shinnok in Mortal Kombat X (2015)


Shinnok in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

All Mortal Kombat Art Tribute Artworks featuring Shinnok:

Shinnok Mortal Kombat 4

Mortal Kombat 4

Shinnok MK Armageddon

Mortal Kombat Armageddon

Shinnok  is a part of our big Mortal Kombat Art Tribute and was drawn in all his different costumes from Mortal Kombat 4-9


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Shinnok




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