Defending

Being able to defend against an opponent’s attacks is crucial to winning the match. Whether the opponent is continuously pressuring with blockstrings, using mix-ups or going for throws, defending against all of these can be quite the task. Fortunately, Mortal Kombat 11 rewards strong defensive play. This is because many offensive options can be dealt … Continue reading "Defending"

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Tick Throws

A tick throw is a throw that is done immediately after an attack with little blockstun. Usually these consist of fast, single-hitting attacks where the opponent is conditioned to block the follow-up. For many characters, tick throws can be used after staggering a jab attack. Tick throws are essential for opening opponents up because if … Continue reading "Tick Throws"

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