How to Fight Jade

Punishing B2 One of Jade’s best moves to use in footsies is her B2. This is a high attack that can be punished by crouching without blocking. If you think she will use B2, duck and quickly punish it. At farther ranges you will want to use a long-reaching attack to punish. Defending Against Mixups...
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How to Fight Jade

Shaolin Trap Dungeon Corner Restand

On the right side of the Shaolin Trap Dungeon stage lies an interactable that can be used to throw the opponent. This interactable is one of the strongest interactables in the game and acts as a command grab which cannot be teched. After using the interactable, it will leave the opponent standing and you will...
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Shaolin Trap Dungeon Corner Restand

Sub-Zero Delayed Getup Option Select

When going for an attack on knockdown with Sub-Zero, it can be risky because of Delayed Getup. Sub-Zero relies on hitting the opponent with his 50/50 mixup, however if the opponent does a Delayed Getup then both B32 and F2 will whiff leaving Sub-Zero vulnerable. In order to prevent from being punished by Delayed Getup,...
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Sub-Zero Delayed Getup Option Select

Sub-Zero – Advanced Guide

Footsies Sub-Zero's best move to use in footsies is B14. B14 can be hit confirmed into Ice Ball or a combo. The downside to using B14 is that it starts with a high attack so it will lose to ducking opponents. If your opponent is ducking, you can then hit them with Sub-Zero's B32 or...
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Sub-Zero – Advanced Guide

Pole Vault Pressure Guide

Jade's Jaded variation gives access to her Pole Vault attack. This allows her to easily approach opponents and set up offense. Staying Safe with Pole Vault What's great about this attack is that it's Jade's only safe on block Special Move. This can be good to use after Jade's B2 and F2 as they are...
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Pole Vault Pressure Guide


Update 4/22/19 – New Frame Data Web App Now Live

Yes, Kombat Akademy now has a fully-functional Frame Data web app for your own convenience! If you want to try it yourself you can do so by visiting the Scorpion page here: https://www.kombatakademy.com/mortal-kombat-11/scorpion/ Currently the app itself is empty due to Mortal Kombat 11 not being officially released yet (and also because I was unable … Continue reading "Update 4/22/19 – New Frame Data Web App Now Live"

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Mortal Kombat 11: Introduction, Gameplay & Mechanics

Introduction Mortal Kombat 11 is NetherRealm Studios’ latest addition to the popular blood-soaking franchise. We see the return of fan-favorites, such as Scorpion and Sub-Zero, as well as the debut of some never-before-seen characters. With a new game comes an entirely new system and mechanics. Here’s a general breakdown on how the game works and … Continue reading "Mortal Kombat 11: Introduction, Gameplay & Mechanics"

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