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Johnny Cage is a character from the Mortal Kombat series.

Wiki Match-Ups Edit

Information Edit

Background Edit

  • Height: 6′ (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg)
  • Hollywood Movie Star
  • Father of Cassie Cage and ex of Sonya Blade

Fighting Style Edit

  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Karate
  • Shinto Ryu
  • Shorin Ryu

Special Moves Edit

  • Shadow Kick
    • Speedy powerful kick followed by a green afterimage
    • Enhanced version is stronger, faster, and red
  • Plasmic Bolt
    • Green orb of energy thrown at opponent
    • Can be thrown in an upward or downward arch
    • Can throw three at once at max
  • Split Punch
    • Performs the splits, then punches the opponent in the groin
    • Formerly didn't work on female characters
  • Green Shadow Uppercut
    • Leaps into the air and performs an uppercut
    • Enhanced version is red and stronger
  • Sliding Uppercut
    • Does the splits, then rises into the air for an uppercut
  • Flipkick
    • Somersault kick that knocks opponents into the air
    • Enhanced version is red and follows up for an uppercut
  • Ball Buster
    • A parry
    • Triple Split Punch & elbow to back if pulled off
    • Just as painful as the name implies

Fatalities Edit

  • Deadly Uppercut
    • Uppercuts the opponent's head off
    • Can knock off two additional heads... somehow
  • Torso Rip
    • Grabs opponent and tears their torso off
  • Torso Kick/Forceful Shadow Kick
    • Shadow Kick that tears through the torso
  • Backbuster
    • Lifts opponent over head and bends them over his shoulders, causing them to explode
  • Brain Rip
    • Punches opponent in stomach, then rips brain from their head
  • Super Split Punch
    • Punches groin multiple times before punching opponent in half
  • Heads Up
    • Deadly Uppercut and Torso Rip combined
  • And The Winner Is...
    • Chops head in half, then plants a trophy in between

Feats & Stats Edit

  • Can shatter a steel anvil in the first Mortal Kombat Tournament with enough Ki focus on a single strike (Strength)
    • With valid scaling, Johnny Cage is capable of shattering a large brick of diamond with enough Ki focus as seen in the first Mortal Kombat game when playing enough two player versus match-ups (Strength)
  • In Mortal Kombat 9's Test Your Strike, Johnny Cage managed to successfully shatter the middle brick as required (Strength)
  • Catches Reptile's lashing tongue with his fist before it even reached to Sonya Blade (Speed)
  • Managed to get back up after getting knocked right through a stone wall by Shang Tsung's fireballs (Durability)
  • Defeated Reptile, Baraka, Sonya, and Kano (Skill)
  • Held his own against Goro alongside Sonya and Kano (Skill)
  • Survived against Shang Tsung, Kitana, Mileena, Jade, Baraka, and Kintaro before help arrived (Skill)
  • Survived against Sindel (Skill)

Faults & Weaknesses Edit

  • Defeated by Cyrax, Jax, Kitana, and Ermac
  • Killed by Motaro, Tarkatan hordes, and in the Battle of Armageddon
  • Ball Buster leaves him vulnerable to projectiles

Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Johnny Cage destroying a brick on Mortal Kombat 9's Test Your Strike is a reference to Captain Frank Dux performing the same thing (albeit the bottom brick instead of the middle one) as seen in the 1988 film Bloodsport.