Watching events unfold from high above, the thunder god realises the grim intentions of Shao Kahn. After warning the remaining members of the Shaolin Tournament, Raiden soon disappears. He is believed to have ventured into the Outworld alone.

Special Moves

Lightning: Down to Forward, LP

Torpedo: Back, Back, Forward (can be done in air)

Teleport: Down, Up

Electric Grab: Hold HP for 5 seconds, then release

Finishing Moves

Fatality 1: Hold LK for 3 seconds, then release and tap Block+LK until explosion (at close range)

Fatality 2: Hold HP for 4 seconds, then release (at close range)

Friendship: Down, Back, Forward, HK

Babality: Down, Down, Up, HK (use Block)

Stage Fatality: Up, Up, Up, HP (use Block)


Familiar with Shang Tsung's lies and Shao Kahn's brutality, Raiden accepts their challenge to compete in an Outworld tournament. He is well aware of their scheme to unbalance the furies and invade the earth realm. Raiden vows to use all his might to end their treachery.

By winning the tournament, Raiden destroys Shao Kahn and all his minions. He also destroys the dimensional gates which would have been their passageway to the earth realm.