Geras Guide: Mortal Kombat 11 Character Strengths, Weaknesses, Fatalities

Mortal Kombat 11 is all about changing the past and the future. So, naturally, it needed some time manipulating bad guys to raise the stakes. Geras is one such villain: the right hand of new Mortal Kombat antagonist Kronica, and master of the sands of time. He’s also a very, very strange type of fighting game character to play. So we went ahead and created this guide to Geras in Mortal Kombat 11. Let’s take a look!

Geras Strengths & Weaknesses – Mortal Kombat 11

It’s tough to say exactly what makes Geras tick in the newest Mortal Kombat. The game isn’t out, after all! But developer Netherrealm Studios did us all a favor by showcasing this character (and many more) in video demos. So we’ve got a basic idea of what to expect. Don’t think we’re resting on our laurels, though! We’ll be sure to update this guide with better strengths, weaknesses, and tips once the game is out. For now, though, let’s take a look at what we know about Geras in Mortal Kombat 11.


Geras is a grappler. Naturally, that means he likes to get in close and pummel his foes. And he’s got some fascinating ways to do just that. Specifically, he has a charging command grab that doesn’t just close the distance; it can drag opponents all the way to the wall, where he can further punish unsuspecting players. Geras is also unique for a grappler in that he has a ton of ranged options. He can pull players into place with quicksand and pummel them from a distance with hammers.

What makes Geras truly unique in Mortal Kombat 11 (and indeed most fighting games), though, is his time manipulation. He can literally turn back the clock to add more time to each match, or reduce it to try and win by default. He even has access to a move that lets him rewind several seconds of his own moves. That way you can erase your mistakes — at the cost of a ton of stamina.


Since Geras is so strange, it’s tough to say what weaknesses he’ll have before Mortal Kombat 11 is out. He certainly seems exceptionally strong. His main weakness seems to be choice. Specifically, you have to choose between his truly wild time abilities when setting up his loadout. On top of that, as a grappler, his aerial skills aren’t what they could be. Even his ranged attacks (sand traps) grow out of the ground — not to mention you have to decide to cast them close, medium, or far. Geras will almost certainly be a super tricky character to play.

Mortal Kombat 11 Geras Tips

Geras Fatalities – Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 isn’t out yet, we’re sorry to say… Be sure to check back later for a full list of Geras fatalities after the game’s release! We’re just as excited to see them all in action as you are.

That’s all for now! Thanks for taking the time to read our latest Mortal Kombat 11 guide, folks. We’ll be sure to come back with even more Geras tips and tricks after we’ve had the game in our hands for a while. Until then, though, please enjoy the rest of our fantastic guides and features all across the site. And take care!


Steven Strom

An obsessive writer broadcasting to you live from the middle of nowhere. Thinks cute things are good, actually.

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