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Seeking lost ancestral Knowledge in a sacred labyrinth of catacombs, Kenshi discovers the forbidden Well of Souls. In seeing into its depths he is forever changed as he sees a horde of supernatural spirits flowing into Outworld. His mortal Form is forever blinded and his spiritual self stripped of his innocence. Lost and alone, Kenshi wanders blind into the depths of the forbidden place.
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Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance



Mortal Kombat: Deception, Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, Mortal Kombat 9, Mortal Kombat X, Mortal Kombat 1

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Page Updated:  May 23rd, 2019

Kenshi is probably the best design to come out of the "3D era" of MK games. He manages to retain some of the style & personality of the original Mortal Kombat series, and thus, fits in quite well with the rest of the cast. His "blind swordsman" gimmick isn't entirely original, but in fairness, he's got a cool concept behind his design and it shows in his special moves. In the first games he appeared in, his moveset & animations left much to be desired... but Kenshi evolved nicely over time. 

In MK9, NetherRealm Studios completely revamped his fighting style... and it was a big improvement to say the least. He's got some brutal and slightly disturbing moves... especially his X-Ray move. Seems like he's really pissed about going blind. On a side note, his redesign reminds me of Keanu Reeves from The Matrix. lol. 

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