How to Dress Like Kitana from Mortal Kombat

Kitana Mortal Kombat Costume Guide (main)

So you want to make your own Kitana Halloween/cosplay costume? We don’t blame you, she is one of the most popular cosplay options from the Mortal Kombat series.

Kitana’s costume is a fun and sexy option for any woman who wants to make a lasting impression on her friends and adversaries. We show you how to make the best DIY Kitana outfit, including costume options, accessories, and a makeup tutorial.


Kitana is the Princess of Edenia, a realm known in the Mortal Kombat universe for its beauty and tranquility. That was until the Outworld emperor, Shao Kahn, invaded and conquered Edenia. In the process, Shao Kahn kills Kitana’s father, King Jerrod, and adopts her as his surrogate daughter.

Kitana eventually rebels against her adopted father and joins the Earthrealm warriors in an attempt to thwart his conquest for total domination. To replace Kitana, Shang Tsung combines her DNA with a member of Baraka’s race to create Mileena, who often serves as a key protagonist in the Mortal Kombat series.

As the series has progressed, Kitana has served as a central protagonist. She fights for Earthrealm, as well as the liberation of Edenia, where she is recognized as its defacto protector and a symbol of hope.

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Kitana Costume Guide

Kitana costume options: Mortal Kombat x - Sexy Kitana - Mortal Kombat xi

Buy Kitana outfits:

Option A: This is the officially licensed adult Kitana costume from Mortal Kombat developers, NetherRealm Studios. The cosplay outfit includes everything you need to get started: shorts with apron, headpiece, Kitana’s mask, gauntlets, and boot-tops. All accessories are made from 100% polyester and come very highly rated by 100s of fellow cosplayers and Halloween lovers.

Note: A number of cosplayers have commented on the fact this costume tends to run a little larger in size than you might expect. Make sure to check the official size guide before purchasing your preferred size.

Option B: This is a sexy Kitana costume for cosplayers who want to show a little more skin. This outfit comes with all the same accessories as the official Kitana costume, minus the shorts. It also comes in a lighter blue variant. This costume is made from coated spandex and again comes with great reviews from other cosplayers. This one may or may not be too revealing to wear out (depending on the event) but you can be sure somebody is going to appreciate it.

Note: With both of these sexy Kitana costumes, it’s a good idea to go braless for the best results. Adhesive strapless bras and nipple pasties to the rescue!

Option C: Kitana’s revamped outfit for the Mortal Kombat 1 soft series reboot is a lot more conservative than what we are used to. However, that doesn’t make it any less impactful. This is a good option if you want to attend a more laid-back Halloween party or cosplay event. This outfit comes with the top, pants, gloves, and sleeves. If you want Kitana’s mask you will have to purchase it separately.

Note: This outfit is available in X-small to X-large, making it suitable for anyone looking for a plus-size Mortal Kombat Kitana costume.

Kitana Costume Accessories

Accessories for Kitana (Mortal Kombat) costume

Buy Kitana costume accessories:

  1. Vintage blue fans
  2. Mortal Kombat 11 Kitana Oni mask (Etsy)
  3. Kitana war fans 3D print file (Etsy)
  4. Kitana necklace accessory (Etsy)
  5. Black stiletto heels
  6. Long black hair wig
  7. Fake blood

Kitana’s trademark weapons are a pair of bladed oriental fans which she dual-wields with lethal efficiency. No Kitana costume could be considered complete without these quintessential accessories.

If you want to make the most authentic DIY cosplay possible (and have access to a 3D printer) we recommend downloading and printing the digital fan blades file from CFNprops on Etsy. These can then be easily affixed to a pair of vintage blue fans from Amazon. Complete your Katina cosplay with a coating of fake blood from your misguided tournament enemies.

If you want something a little different than Kitana’s standard blue mask, then consider her traditional samari Oni mask from Mortal Kombat XI. Other potential Kitana costume accessories include a pair of black stiletto heels just like she wears (practical combat attire). A Kitana-inspired necklace is also another option.

Finally, Kitana has long jet-black hair, sometimes worn loose or in a high ponytail. A long black wig could be a good option if you are not blessed with similar hair.

Kitana Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Buy Kitana costume makeup:

Kitana’s makeup is relatively simple but beautiful. It is a combination of winged eyeliner and blue shadow, as well as a muted foundation and natural lipstick. The inhabitants of Edenia are not renowned for their beauty for nothing.

Check out this straightforward makeup and add the finishing touches to your sexy Kitana costume.

Best Kitana Mortal Kombat quotes:

  • “You are not my family. You are a monstrosity.” – Mortal Kombat (2011)
  • You wish to die first? So be it.” – Mortal Kombat X
  • “You should have stayed dead” – Mortal Kombat 11
  • “My sister was an unholy monster, just like you ‘father'” – Mortal Kombat 11
  • “You are evil and have no place in this world.” – Mortal Kombat Gold

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