At some point he was appointed the protector of the Earthrealm by the Elder Gods. Alias He witnessed Shang Tsung and Quan Chi's advance to conquer the realms, but was forbidden to interfere due to being an Elder. Shao Kahn In the episode, Raiden arrives to Earth to participate in the Mortal Kombat tournament, but is taken into custody by the personnel of an asylum, who mistake him for an inmate. Lord Rayden Liu accepts Jade's offer and takes her with him to the Elder Gods' temple, where he and his friends are to meet Raiden. If certain X-Ray Moves are performed on Raiden, his hat will fall off. Enter the URL for the tweet you want to embed. Raiden, like all other gods, loses his powers when he enters a realm that is not native to him, but he will regain them when he leaves. You have real skills. Batman | The Flash | Green Lantern | Supergirl | Catwoman | Harley Quinn | Lex Luthor | Deathstroke | Green Arrow | Nightwing | Black Canary | Batgirl | Martian Manhunter | Zatanna, Justice League Spending time with the Elder Gods and his allies. As such, he appears as a fully-grown man wearing predominately white robes and a blue vest, his face usually shadowed by a straw hat. Liu rescues Kitana, killing Baraka and Sheeva in the process, while the others incapacitate Sindel. Rayden, you cannot die. Dark Raiden was also the first card that was immune to Damage-Over-Time effects. Raiden had a tattoo of a dragon on his right shoulder blade that was given to those who carried his family's bloodline. Clancy Brown provided the voice of Raiden in the 1996 animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm. Superman | Wonder Woman | Aquaman | Hawkgirl | Robin, Others Raiden's movements in combat are stated to be as fast as lightning in the Konquest Mode's lore in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance. The name of his Friendship a reference to the TV show, This is perfectly seen when Jason performs his, Despite not being affiliated with the Netherealm in the ending of the. His precognition can be enhanced by Kamidogu daggers infused Blood Magik, although this prevents his wounds from healing for a while once he has slit himself with the dagger. He instructs Liu Kang, Sonya and Johnny Cage about the nature of Mortal Kombat as well as the background of Shang Tsung's minions, including that of Goro, the Great Kung Lao, Scorpion and Sub-Zero while ordering Tsung not to try to kill the Earthrealm warriors before the tournament begins. You've hidden behind them your entire pathetic life! The way that he loses strength from the sun and gains strength from kryptonite is the opposite of the Man of Steel. His conical, straw Chinese coolie (harvester) hat is one of Raiden's most recognizable features. "[14] Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave the film a "D–" rating, calling it "abysmal" and "incoherent. Raiden refuses and is killed by an energy blast from Shao Kahn. Fans originally believed that he was yelling Japanese phrases. Mortal Kombat: Deception Raiden appeared before Johnny while he was incarcerated, and while Cage was wary of him due to his encounter with Shang Tsung, Raiden offered to leave him alone if he would just hear him out and still refused to join. The Thunder God variation allows for the attack to be enhanced a second time, leaving it on the fight line as a trap. A sequel to the 1995 film Mortal Kombat, based on the video game series Mortal Kombat by Midway Games, it stars Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, Brian Thompson, Sandra Hess, Lynn "Red" Williams, Irina Pantaeva, Marjean Holden, Musetta Vander, and James Remar. Scorpion | Shinnok will, however, address Leatherface by last name in addition to calling him "Leatherface". Rayden He then explained to the kombatants that each of them possessed an innate supernatural ability that would manifest on the island. This was featured in the. Due to the events of Mortal Kombat (2011), this change was rendered null. : Elder Water God Raiden does not have his movie tattoo in either Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance or Mortal Kombat: Deception; this can be seen on his alternative outfits as both have one of his shoulders bare, and in the games, his status among the Elder Gods varies so much it could be said he had attained the power to traverse realms at some point and never needed such a mystical tool. Rayden Spending time with the Elder Gods and his allies.Training with Earthrealm warriors, especially with Liu Kang and Kung Lao.Proecting Earthrealm.Doing anything to stop evil.Helping others even when they don't want his help. Raiden appears in 53 issues. : He had two female servants named Wynd and Rayne in the non-canon Malibu Comics three issue miniseries, Rayden and Kano. You should have killed me... when you had the chance... brother. Raiden has a plethora of other abilities that are not suited for combat such as creation of interrealm portals, project blinding light from his eyes, raise fallen beings from the dead, take flight and summoning objects such as ships as shown in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance.