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It's game over man."
~ Johnny Cage

You got caged!"
~ Johnny Cage

Those were $500 sunglasses, asshole!"
~ Johnny Cage while Fighting Goro

And I'm taking you down, I'm taking you down, I'm taking you out, I'm taking you out, and I'm taking you out...for dinner.
~ Johnny Cage

ans think my moves are all wirework and special effects. I AM the special effects.
~ Johnny Cage

Johnny Cage is a character from the video game series, Mortal Kombat. He previously fought Captain Falcon in the 111st episode of Death Battle, Johnny Cage VS Captain Falcon.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far[]

Battle Royale[]

Battle Record[]

WARNING: The following tab will reveal the numbers of wins and losses for the following character. Read at your own risk.

Battle Record

  • Wins: 8
  • Losses: 4
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents[]


Death Battle Info (Official)[]


  • Real name: Jonathan Carlton
  • Height: 182 cm | 6'0"
  • Weight: 86 kg | 190 lbs.
  • Filmography: 24 Karate Gold, 7 Poisons, Aquatic Assault, Break Nose Mountain, Cage Match, Caged Rage, Celebrity Smash TV, Citizen Cage, Dragon Fist, Dragon Fist 2, Every Dog Has Its Day, Exiting the Dragon of Death, Fight Dirty, Fly High, HWAAAA!!, Iron Claw, Massive Strike, Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II, Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, Ninja Mime, Ninja Mime 2, Ninja Mime 3, Ninja Mime 4, Ninja Priest, Power Rangers, Son of Dragon Fist, Sudden Violence, The Gist of my Fist, Time Smashers, Tommy Scissorfists, Who's That?, World's Most Wanted, Wu Shu, You Got Cage


  • Plasmic Bolt
  • Shadow Kick
  • Shadow Uppercut
  • Eclipse Kick
  • Nut Breaker
  • Fatalities
    • Head Pop, Torso Rip, Super Split Punch
  • Red Shadow Mode
  • When near-death, his power increases


  • Chopped through diamond
  • Dodged point-blank gunfire
  • Fell 15 meters from a helicopter
  • Tanked Sub-Zero's Ice Freeze
  • Ancestral power matched restricted gods
  • Beat Baraka, who is bulletproof, multiple times
  • Defeated Reptile, Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Shinnok

Death Battle Info (Fanon)[]


  • Real name: John Carlton
  • Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
  • Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg)
  • Hollywood Movie Star
  • Father of Cassie Cage and ex-husband of Sonya Blade
  • The Bob Barker of Mortal Kombat

Fighting Style[]

  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Karate
  • Shinto Ryu
  • Shorin Ryu

Special Moves[]

  • Shadow Kick
    • Speedy powerful kick followed by a green afterimage
    • Enhanced version is stronger, faster, and red
  • Plasmic Bolt
    • Green orb of energy thrown at opponent
    • Can be thrown in an upward or downward arch
    • Can throw three at once at max
  • Split Punch
    • Performs the splits, then punches the opponent in the groin
    • Formerly didn't work on female characters
    • Stuns opponent briefly
  • Green Shadow Uppercut
    • Leaps into the air and performs an uppercut
    • Enhanced version is red and stronger
  • Sliding Uppercut
    • Does the splits, then rises into the air for an uppercut
  • Flipkick
    • Somersault kick that knocks opponents into the air
    • Enhanced version is red and follows up for an uppercut


  • Deadly Uppercut
    • Uppercuts the opponent's head off
    • Can knock off two additional heads... somehow
  • Torso Rip
    • Grabs opponent and tears their torso off
  • Torso Kick/Forceful Shadow Kick
    • Shadow Kick that tears through the torso
  • Backbuster
    • Lifts opponent over head and bends them over his shoulders, causing them to explode
  • Brain Rip
    • Punches opponent in stomach, then rips brain from their head
  • Super Split Punch
    • Punches groin multiple times before punching opponent in half
  • Heads Up
    • Deadly Uppercut and Torso Rip combined
  • And The Winner Is...
    • Chops head in half, then plants a trophy in between
  • Here's Johnny!
    • Turns opponent around, digs hands into their back and rips chest open, then peeks through the hole and quotes the line from "The Shining".
  • Little Improv
    • Slams opponent to the ground face first, then repeatedly mashes their face into the ground
  • Mr. Cage's Neighborhood
    • Rips opponent's torso off and uses it to perform a ventriloquist act.
  • Who Hired this Guy
    • Attempts Deadly Uppercut, fails to decapitate and removes jaw. Take 2 fails again and splits neck open. Take 19, finally gets head off but stuck on arm. Then throws head at camera and flips it off.

X-Rays/Fatal Blow[]

  • Ball Buster
    • A parry
    • Triple Split Punch & elbow to back if pulled off
    • Just as painful as the name implies
  • Kasting Kall
    • Kicks opponent in jaw, breaking cheekbones and jaw, then slams head into knee, shattering the skull, then delivers a Flipkick to opponent's chin
  • The Award Goes To:
    • Punches enemy, then kicks once in stomach then chin, then flip kicks twice over the head and stomps enemy on ground. Ends by clubbing enemy with award and stabs them in the stomach with it.


  • Can punch you so hard in the balls your legs fall off
    • Can also punch you so hard in the balls that your head flies off
  • Can deliver an uppercut strong enough to decapitate someone
    • And sometimes do this three times on the same opponent (somehow)
  • Defeated Reptile, Baraka, Sonya, and Kano
  • Held his own against Goro alongside Sonya and Kano
  • Survived against Shang Tsung, Kitana, Mileena, Jade, Baraka, and Kintaro before help arrived
  • Survived against Sindel, who brutally killed a majority of his fellow Earthrealm defenders
  • Tanked both Scorpion's Hellfire and Sub-Zero's Ice Powers at the same time
  • Tackled Scorpion off of a flying helicopter and lived
  • One shotted a Kamidogu amped Jacqui Briggs
  • Defeated Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Smoke and Jax Briggs (as revenants)
  • Single-handedly beat Shinnok once he tapped into his Green Energy
  • Survived a lightning attack from a Kamidogu amped Raiden
  • A surprisingly good father
  • Caught Reptile's tongue with fast reflexes
  • Defeated his Past Self, Past Erron Black, Past Sektor, and Past Kano 


  • Has a massive ego that's gotten him in trouble on multiple occasions
  • Arrogant, cocky and full of himself
    • Not as good of an actor as he claims to be
    • Has overcome this over the years
  • Lost to Cyrax, Jackson BriggsKitana (Along with Smoke), Ermac and Sindel
  • Beaten by Scorpion (MKX)
  • Killed by Motaro, Tarkatan hordes, Shao Kahn and in the Battle of Armageddon
  • Ball Buster leaves him vulnerable to projectiles
  • (Younger self in MK11) Overpowered and restrained by Kano twice, defeated by Sindel/Shao Kahn
  • Loved ones have to be in danger for him to go into an empowered state. {1}