What is Liu Kang backstory?

Earthrealm’s champion had a humble upbringing. Orphaned as a young boy in his native China, Liu Kang was adopted by the Shaolin Monks who raised him in their beliefs and taught him martial arts. During his training, he formed a fraternal bond with fellow student Kung Lao and found a mentor in the thunder god, Raiden.

Why is Liu Kang so powerful?

Two Liu Kangs from different parts of history merged together into one being, with Raiden handing over his godly power, giving us an incarnation of Liu Kang that was not only a god but had control over both electricity and fire. This was the upgrade needed to destroy Kronika and put Liu Kang in control of time itself.

Why did Liu Kang become a zombie?

Liu Kang was an infamous example of a zombie in the MK series. Raiden, who was corrupted by his suicide, had used necromancy to reanimate Liu Kang’s body as an enforcer of the dark thunder god’s will. Raiden had then unleashed Liu Kang’s active corpse to destroy those who Raiden believes have caused harm to Earthrealm.

Who killed Liu Kang’s brother?

sorcerer Shang Tsung
One night, the sorcerer Shang Tsung visited the Monks’ Temple and confronted Chan. The two fought, but Chan was easily defeated by the sorcerer. Shang Tsung killed Chan and took his soul, leaving a cryptic message for Liu as a warning. Chan’s dead body was found the next morning by his grandfather and fellow Monks.

What do you think about Liu Kang?

Liu Kang’s darker characterization starting with Deception and in the reboot were received with good critical response as Den of Geek listed him as the 22nd best Mortal Kombat character due to this aspect.

How did Liu Kang die?

Under Raiden’s tutelage, Liu Kang defeated both Shang Tsung and Shao Kahn, becoming a legend throughout the realms. But when Shao Kahn’s Outworld forces invaded Earthrealm, Liu Kang split with Raiden over how to respond. During a disagreement between them, Liu Kang was accidentally killed.

Who is Kung Lao’s son Liu Kang?

Liu Kang is said to be one of the Great Kung Lao ‘s descendants in the 1995 film Mortal Kombat and its spin-off trading card. It should be noted that Kung Lao is the Hokkien and Cantonese pronunciation of “鋼劉” (while Kang Liu is Mandarin).