The actual name or identity of this warrior is unknown. However, based on the markings of his uniform, it is believed he belongs to the Lin Kuei, a legendary clan of Chinese ninja.

Special Moves

Freeze: Down, Forward, LP

Slide: Hold Back+LP+LK+Block simultaneously.


Fatality: Forward, Down, Forward, HP (at close range)

Fighting as Sub - Zero

Sub-Zero's Freeze is a move that you definitely want to master. Use this move repeatedly and follow up with a powerful uppercut.

Fighting Against Sub - Zero

The only way to defeat Sub-Zero successfully is to know how and when to block his Freeze attack. Using Block works, but jumping over it is better because you can counter with a jump kick. Try to not sweep Sub-Zero because he will counter with a Slide most of the time.

Sub - Zero v.s Goro

Constantly freeze Goro and counter with an uppercut. If he closes in on you Slide or jump away. If you get trapped in the corner, jump until you get out.


After receiving the title of Grand Champion, Sub-Zero disappears back into the shadows from which he came. His only goal in the Tournament was... The Assassination of Shang Tsung. He was paid a large some of money by one of Tsung's wealthy enemies. With his mission accomplished Sub-Zero will collect his fortune and retire from his dangerous profession.