Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1 join you in your fight. During a match, you can have your selected Kameo Character jump in and combo moves and special attacks with you. In total, there are over a dozen Kameo Characters that you can unlock to join you in battle. If you are wondering how to unlock Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1, look no further.
How to unlock Kameo Characters via gameplay
The primary way to unlock new Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1 is to increase your profile level. There are five Kameo Characters total that you can unlock this way. Here are the characters and the required profile level to unlock them:
- Kung Lao Kameo — Level 5 Player Profile
- Sub-Zero Kameo — Level 10 Player Profile
- Scorpion Kameo — Level 15 Player Profile
- Shujinko Kameo — Level 20 Player Profile
- Motaro Kameo — Level 25 Player Profile
Of course, the easiest way to increase your player profile level is to simply play the game. You can’t level your player profile via the story mode, but you can via Invasion Mode, Towers, and all the online modes.
In Invasion Mode you can acquire items that increase your XP gain by up to 15 percent which will further boost your player profile level faster.
How to unlock Kameo Characters via Mortal Kombat 1 DLC
You can also acquire some Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1 via DLC. Currently, the Kombat Pack 1 DLC bundle grants you access to five new Kameo Characters. If you purchase the DLC you will get access to these Kameo characters:
- Johnny Cage
Once you purchase the DLC you will instantly get access to these Kameo Characters regardless of your player profile level. They are useable right away in all modes including multiplayer and Invasion Mode.
Now that you know how to Unlock Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1, start trying different setups to see which Kameo Characters best fit your playstyle.
Best Kameo Characters to unlock and use in MK1
Of course, not all Kameo Characters are equal. Whether you are new to Mortal Kombat or an experienced fighter, you probably want to know which Kameo Characters you should work towards unlocking first to have the most success in your matches. Keep in mind each Kameo Character can be situational and have better results when used with other specific characters.
In my opinion, the five best Kameo Characters in Mortal Kombat 1 are:
All of these Kameo Characters are hard-hitting, versatile, or have powerful grappling attacks that can be extremely beneficial in kombat.