Reptile (Mortal Kombat)
"I am Reptile, and I do not answer to you. Fight!"
Universe Midway
Debut Mortal Kombat
Appears in Lawl with Garterbelt 3
Friends Baraka
Shao Kahn
Sho Minazuki
Enemies Liu Kang
The Iron Giant
Bubbyparker (he hates reptiles)
The Darkness
Lawl Team Team with Garterbelt 3


Acid Pool

Reptile materializes on the battlefield from a puddle of acid.

Special Attacks

Neutral B - Acid Spit

Reptile removes his mask and spits acid at the opponent. Sometimes, the jet of acid spit would hinder the opponent for a very short time as the steam from the acid burns away at the opponent's skin, dealing constant damage for 6 seconds. It can also dissolve projectiles and items upon direct contact. You can charge it up to vomit out a pool of acid, which can be steered around like Bowser's fire breath. It will become a burning slip trap upon walking over it.

Side B - Acid Slide

Reptile slides forth like Sub-Zero, spinning opponents in the opponsite direction and leaving a trail of acid from his sliding kick. The acid burns anyone standing on it and makes people slip over as well. Also, items will dissolve in the trail of acid left behind as he was sliding. Unfortunately, he can't stop when he reaches the edge of a stage. Also, this can only be done on land.

Up B - Lizard Tongue

Reptile shoots his tongue forth after removing his mask. On land, he shoots it forth, eating up the opponent that makes direct contact with his tongue similar to Wario's biting, but with blood flying, making slip traps around him that can even affect Reptile. The blood will disappear after the passing of 15 seconds. In the air, Reptile shoots his tongue upward and will use it to latch onto the edge of a stage. Him removing his mask leaves him vulnerable, so watch out.

Down B - Cybord-Absord

Reptile takes on the appearance of a cyborg from Mortal Kombat 9. Most of his special attacks are similar only the attacks that come out of his mouth instead come out of his chest. In cyber form, he'll also take 1/3 of the damage he'd normally take. The cybernetics also speed up his attack speed by 1.875x. If anyone punches his open chest cavity, he/she will get an electric shock. Press down+B to change back to the original Reptile.

Final Smash - Acid Bath

Reptile vomits a puddle of acid in front of him. Anyone caught will be slowly melted in the process. After their legs are completely molten, Reptile proceeds by extending his tongue around the opponent(s)' head(s) before ripping them off and eating them, resulting in a KO. The rest of their bodies then melt and after they are completely molten, they will respawn as normal. Reptile did this in Mortal Kombat X, but the opponent melts up to their hand, which twitches after the move ends.


KOSFX1: *hisses*

KOSFX2: "Argh!"

Star KOSFX: *reptilian roar*

Screen KOSFX: *hisses*


Up: "I do not answer to you!"

Sd: "Time to spill more of your warm blood!"

Dn: *becomes a Yoshi like in Mortal Kombat Mishaps then hisses; changes back*

Victory Options+Failure/Clap

1. jumps down; Text: Perfection is the key; jumps back up

2. *vanishes*

3. Shao Kahn: Reptile wins

Failure/Clap: CGI Lizard

Standard Attacks


Snake Codec


Character Description

Reptile is a green garbed, human-like reptilian creature that embodies the archetype of the unhappy underling. Reptile is said to be physically hideous and repulsive, but he is renowned for his great stealth, impressive fighting skills and unquestioning loyalty. Unlike many other henchmen of the lords he has served, Reptile does not strive for power. Rather, he is caught in a delusional state of mind, an obsession about finding the last remaining member of his race, the Saurians, or freeing his homeworld from Outworld's grasp. Thus, he always remains loyal to Shao Kahn, only obeying other masters to survive and reach his goal of returning Zaterra to its former glory. While well-meaning and sincere, this obsession is so important to him that it causes him temporary fits of insanity.

Classic Mode


Role in SSE



Colors & Costumes


Victory Music

Mortal Kombat (SNES) - Unused Theme 1


Ancient Medal


Reptile's Compilation Lair


  • Reptile never knew that Shao Kahn destroyed his home realm.
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