Mortal Kombat 1: Invasion Mode [Clear-Cut Guide]

Invasion is a new single player Mode in Mortal Kombat 1. Players can fight one-on-one duels to unlock multiple rewards throughout different maps!

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Mortal Kombat 1: Invasion Mode

Newly introduced in Mortal Kombat 1, Invasion Mode is a single-player Kampaign mode that has a board-like map. Players move around multiple nodes to fight their opponents and earn rewards by winning. However, there is much more to it than just duels. This guide will explain all about the Invasion Mode.

Key Takeaways

  • Invasion is a single-player Mode in Mortal Kombat 1 that works by winning fights, completing mini-games, and leveling up.
  • Players can move on the tiles and complete challenges on different maps in Mortal Kombat 1.
  • Players can use items such as Talisman to get assistance during combat by getting buffs, such as shields or extra moves.
  • Seasonal Credits in Mortal Kombat 1 is the main currency in this mode. It can be used to buy different items and consumables.

Invasion Mode focuses on enhancing each Character‘s stories by telling about their backgrounds and home locations. Moreover, players get to escape from the competitive side of Mortal Kombat 1, as playing Invasion Mode is relaxing.

Players will explore different worlds where they get to move around multiple nodes and engage in fights. Other than duels, you can buy items through shop vendors that can help you gain more XP.

How Invasion Mode Works?

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The Main Menu from where you can start this game mode | Image Credits: VeryAli Gaming

When starting the Invasion Mode for the first time, you will be asked to select your Primary fighter. Along with it, players will also select a Kameo fighter. These characters will assist the main characters during a fight. Note that during Kampaign, you are allowed to switch characters once.

Players will start their journey by standing on a node. These nodes are essential, as fights with opponents, mini-games, and other activities occur when you stand on them. Moreover, Mortal Kombat 1 allows players to choose their path, as multiple options may be available when exploring a map.

When leveling up, your character receives buffs such as more attack power and larger health pool. These stat buffs allow players to survive more during a fight. Leveling up progress can be enhanced by consuming specific items that are bought from shop merchants.

Mini-Games In The Invasion Mode

Other than the one-on-one fights, you can play the following mini-games in Invasion Mode. They are easy to understand and players will receive rewards that help them reach the end of the Invasion Mode.

Customized Fights

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Combat Gameplay from Mortal Kombat 1 | Captured By: VeryAli Gaming

Unlike the regular combat, some fight will bend the rules to make them harder. This becomes challenging when you are close to finishing a realm. One example can be to switch sides frequently to unlock a new trail.

Test Your Might

This is a traditional Mortal Kombat mini-game, where players put effort to press buttons frequently with hopes to fill a meter. If you succeed, you will open new nodes on the map that can lead you to more challenges.

Special Towers

Players defeat any opponent that comes in their way to climb a tower. As their progress increases, the difficulty level for each fight increases. This makes it harder to climb the tower.

Finding Nether Stones

While this may not look like a straightforward mini-game, it is still a fun activity. Nether Stones are items that are requires to access some tiles. They can be found be defeating certain characters, such as the Hellfire Scorpion. Moreover, you will also receive a new skin for Scorpion by winning this fight.


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Looking for Klues in the Invasion Mode | Captured By: VeryAli Gaming

The biggest objective in the Invasion Mode is to find and decipher Invasion Klues. They are hints that give you rare skins and weaponry. Players can track their Klue progress through Invasion Mode menu. Below, we mention a table that summarizes all Klues you are expected to find.

Klue Name Type How To Find
Erteca Aosch Fatality During a fight, hit your opponent with the finishing move of Havik.
Dedaerht Fatality When playing with Ashrah, hit your opponent with the character’s Second/Hidden Fatality.
Esdoryt The Dwlor Fatality Using Fatality of Kameo Fighter Cryax will solve this Klue.
Toasty Fatality During the Tournament Stage, execute an uppercut.
Another Test Subject Fatality Carry out the following combo for this Klue: Forward, Down, Back, Back Punch.
Nomed Renni Fatality Execute the Finisher move of Sareena.
Element That Brings Life Fatality Hit your opponent with Rain’s Fatality move.
Flipping Out Gameplay Complete 30 Stance Flips.
Quackx10 Gameplay Taunt your opponent 10 times during a fight.
Aminstla4 Gameplay Use a Talisman mid-fight with a character of your choice.

What Currency Is Used In Invasion Mode?

Their are multiple Currencies that are effective in the Invasion Mode of Mortal Kombat 1. They can be used to buy different items for various purposes.

Currency Type How To Get Usage
Koins Earned by completing fights and exploring Invasion Mode. Used inside the Shrines to grab random loot that includes cosmetic items.
Seasonal Credits Main currency of Invasion Mode. Progress in the mode by winning fights and completing Mini games to get Seasonal Credits. Approach in-game vendors and buy cosmetic and seasonal items. You can also get skins in exchange of Seasonal Credits.
Krowns Krown is Invasion Mode exclusive currency. Get it by winning one-on-one duels. Used to upgrade gear equipment.

You can spend the mentioned currencies at Kollector’s Shop in Mortal Kombat 1. They have numerous items to help you progress in the Invasion Mode.

Modifiers And Consumables

Talisman is a Modifier item that works in the Invasion Mode for Mortal Kombat 1. If players have the Talisman, it can improve your combat experience by providing several buffs, such as an extra move.

Moreover, you can also receive armor shield against a few enemy hits. These attributes help you take less damage, so winning becomes easier. There are multiple Talisman and every piece has its own advantage.

When you have used it once, you can recharge it at a station when exploring the map of the Invasion Mode. Keeping a few is essential at all times, as most nodes on the map get you in a fight with tough opponents.

Other than the Modifier items, we have Consumables that are for various purposes. If you are aiming to increase your character level quickly, you can visit shops and look for consumables that provide XP. This can be an effective method for leveling up. Moreover, your character will receive extra health points at higher levels.

Seasonal Changes

In every new season, the Invasion Mode will receive upgrades and changes that improve gameplay. Moreover, newer seasons come after several months and they will have more variations, as new enemies, maps, and mini-games will be added.

Currently, we are encountering the first season of the Invasion Mode. However, the next season is planned at the end of October, 2023. Therefore, ensure you make the most out of season 1, as it has exciting features.

That is all about the Invasion Mode in Mortal Kombat 1. It offers new experience for gamers through the single player perspective. We hope you were able to explore different maps and find all mini-games. Leave feedback in the comments below if this guide helped you.

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