How to get Time Krystals in Mortal Kombat 11

They're slow to grind, but learning how to get Time Krystals in Mortal Kombat 11 will eventually let you unlock new skins.

There are a whole range of currencies to earn in Mortal Kombat 11, and one of the core types you’ll need to unlock skins and other items is Time Krystals. Learning how to get Time Krystals fast is a vital skill to speed up your progress towards different cosmetics and gear parts, which can prove quite the grind otherwise. In this guide we’ll teach you how to get Time Krystals in Mortal Kombat 11.

How to get Time Krystals in Mortal Kombat 11

How to get Time Krystals Mortal Kombat 11
Make sure you don't spend Time Krystals on anything you could earn through Mortal Kombat 11's story. © NetherRealm

The first way you can get Time Krystals in MK11 is by purchasing them. We’ll list the prices for each bundle below, but unless you’re made of money, we really don’t recommend splashing extra cash in-game. Typically these bundles are priced such that the number of crystals you purchase is just short of multiple purchases, encouraging you to drop even more money. If you do want to spend real cash on outfits and other parts for Mortal Kombat’s characters, here’s how much you’ll need to spend:

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If you want to earn Time Krystals without spending money, there are plenty of ways to do so in-game, though be prepared to put in a lot more time. You can get Time Krystals by finishing up all of the tutorials in the game, so if you skipped over them, make sure you visit for a boost in this currency. The best places to earn more Time Krystals though at the Towers of Time, Klassic Towers and even the Krypt. If you’re entering the latter, be sure you’ve found all of the hidden Krypt Items to help you bank up Hearts and Soul Fragments too.

While you now know how to get Time Krystals in Mortal Kombat 11, the process itself is very slow. Skins in the Premium Store cost upwards of 500 Time Krystals, so we suggest ignoring the store until you’ve saved enough. If you want to boost your other currency types, take a look at our guide for how to earn Koins fast in MK11. Still undecided on who to play? A scan of our Mortal Kombat 11 Tier List might help.

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