Kung Lao is one of the playable characters and protagonists in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series.

He debuted in Mortal Kombat II as a mysterious character which can throw his razor-rimmed Hat to attack his opponents. Kung Lao returned in almost all later Mortal Kombat games. In Mortal Kombat 3 (1995) and Mortal Kombat 4 Gold (1999) he was almost like in MK II but he got a major redesign and also many new moves in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002) where he was the main protagonist after Liu Kang was killed.

While he was not playable in Mortal Kombat. Deception (2004) he returned as one of the two main protagonists in Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks (2005). Like all MK characters, Kung Lao also returned in Mortal Kombat Armageddon in 2006.

His latest playable appearance was in Mortal Kombat 9 where he played a big role in the story mode and was killed there by Shao Kahn. His visual design there was taken from MKSM.

However, Kung Lao was revealed to return in Mortal Kombat X where he looks older and seems to have a lot new tricks under his hat.

Kung Lao MKX on Game-Art-HQ

 

 

Kung Lao from the Mortal Kombat Games: an Overview

Charactername: Kung Lao   Developed /Created by Midway Games later NetherRealm Studios
Gameseries: Mortal Kombat   First seen on: Arcades  
First Game:  Mortal Kombat II   Year first seen in: 1993
Last Game: Mortal Kombat X (2015)   Birthplace: China 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character / Protagonist   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Razor Rimmed Hat
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:  
Has Relations to: Liu Kang, Raiden   See also:  

 


 

 

Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Kung Lao

 

Kung Lao and his variations in Mortal Kombat X (2015):

Kung Lao MKX Mortal Kombat X Official Art Wallpaper

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat X Official Wallpaper Art

 

Kung-Lao-MK9-Ladder-ArtKung Lao MK9 Official ArtKung Lao MK9 Alt Costume

Mortal Kombat 9 (2011)

Kung Lao MK Shaolin Monks Original Art

MK Shaolin Monks (2005)

Kung Lao MKDA Official Game Art

MK Deadly Alliance (2002)

Kung Lao MK Gold

Mortal Kombat Gold (1999)

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 3 Game ArtKung Lao MK3 Mortal Kombat 3 Official Game Art

Mortal Kombat 3 (1995)

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 2 II Official Art

Mortal Kombat II (1993)

 

In-Game Art, Profiles,Endings and Screenshots of Kung Lao:

 

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat II Bio

Kung Lao’s MKII Bio

Kung-Lao-Raiden-Hat-Kontest

Hat Kontest

Kung-Lao-MK2-Fatality

Exitus

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 2 Ending Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 2 Ending

Kung-Lao-MK3-Bio

Kung Lao MK3 Bio

Kung Lao Mk3 Hat Throw

Hat Throw

Kung-Lao-MK3-Fatality

Fatality!

Kung-Lao-MK3-Ending Kung-Lao-MK3-Ending-2

Kung Lao MK Gold Bio

Kung Lao MK Gold Bio

Kung Lao MK Gold Ending

Kung Lao & Goro

Kung-Lao-MKG

Kung Lao Wins!!

Kung Lao MKDA Bio

Kung Lao MKDA Bio

Kung Lao MKDA Ending 1

Kung Lao MKDA Ending 1

Kung Lao MKDA Flawless Victory

Kung Lao Wins!!

Kung Lao MKDA Alt Bio

Kung Lao MKDA Alt. Bio

Kung Lao MKDA Ending 2

Kung Lao MKDA Ending Art 2

Kung Lao MKDA Alt Broadsword

Kung Lao with the Broadsword

 


 

 

Kung Lao in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

All Mortal Kombat Art Tribute Artworks featuring Kung Lao:

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 1 MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat II MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat II

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 3 MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat 3

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 4 Gold MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat 4

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat DA MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

MK DA

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat DA Alt MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

MK DA Alt

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 9 MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat 9

Kung Lao Mortal Kombat 9 Alt MK Art Tribute on GA-HQ

Mortal Kombat 9 Alt

 Kung Lao is a part of our big Mortal Kombat Tribute on Game-Art-HQ and was drawn in all his designs during Mortal Kombat 2-9. Mortal Kombat X Illustrations will most likely follow in summer 2015.


 

Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Kung Lao

 

Kung Lao MK Legacy Art

Kung Lao MK Legacy Art

by Esau Murga

Kung Lao MK9 Fan Art thumbKung Lao MK3 Classic Costume Fan Art

MK9 and MK3 Kung Lao

All by Filipe Aguir

Kung Lao MK9 Fan Art by Kachakacha

MK9 Kung Lao

by Kachakacha

Kung Lao For the Shaolin

For the Shaolin!

by Tovio Rogers

Kung Lao by ProfSebastian

Kung Lao

by ProfSebastian

     

 

 

Concept Designs by Fans for Kung Lao

Kung Lao Concept Art 2010

Kung Lao 2010 Concept Art

by Filipe Aguir

     

 

 


 

Trivia and own opinion(s)

 

 

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