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This article is about the Raiden from the Mortal Kombat series. For the Raiden from Metal Gear, see Raiden

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The Defender of Earthrealm
Raiden
Origin Mortal Kombat
(1992)
Company Warner Bros.
Appearance(s) Thor VS Raiden
I am of truth and light. I protect Earthrealm.
~ Raiden

Raiden is one of the main protagonists of the Mortal Kombat series. He appeared in the 21st episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Thor VS Raiden, where he fought against Thor from Marvel Comics.

History

Raiden is the protector of Earthrealm and serves as the world's God of Thunder. When he isn't allowed to interfere with Mortal Kombat tournaments, he recruits other warriors who are as willing to risk their life as much as he is.

DEATH BATTLE! Info

Background

  • Full Name: Lord Raiden
  • Height: 7'
  • Weight: 350 Lbs.
  • Age: Eternal
  • Protector of Earthrealm
  • Martial arts mastery

Special Moves

  • Lightning Shots
  • Vicinity Blast
  • Shocking Touch
  • Electric Fly
  • Electric Slide
  • Teleport
  • Fatalities

Godly Powers

  • Ethereal energy composition
  • Weather manipulation
  • Electricity manipulation
  • Flight
  • Healing powers
  • Immortality
  • Eventually reincarnated after death

Feats

  • Most powerful Mortal Kombatant
  • Held off limitless-power Kano
  • Has mastered 750 varieties of Jujitsu
  • Was the last man standing against the Deadly Alliance
  • Defeated the Houan
  • Can channel electricity through wood

Comparison to Thor

Raiden

  • Smarter, but much weaker
  • Immune to Electricity
  • More Fighting Experience
  • Less Extreme Survival Experience
  • Relies on electrical attacks, which were useless

Thor

  • Stronger, tougher, and faster
  • Immune to electricity
  • Does not solely rely on electrical attacks
  • Mjolnir is ridiculously powerful
  • Arrogance only prolonged the fight
  • Consistently defeats Loki, who is clever like Raiden

DBX

Raiden makes a cameo in the Ryu VS Liu Kang DBX. When Ryu gains the upper hand on Liu Kang, Raiden strikes the fallen warrior with lightning to transform him into Zombie Liu Kang in an attempt to turn the fight around.

Gallery

Trivia

References

DEATH BATTLE Combatants
Season 1 Boba Fett - Samus Aran | Akuma - Shang Tsung | Rogue - Wonder Woman | Goomba - Koopa Troopa | Mike Haggar - Zangief | Leonardo - Donatello - Michelangelo - Raphael | Zitz - Leonardo | Yoshi - Riptor | Felicia - Taokaka | Kratos - Spawn | Bomberman - Dig Dug | Vegeta - Shadow the Hedgehog | Mario - Sonic the Hedgehog | Justin Bieber - Rebecca Black | Luke Skywalker - Harry Potter | Chun-Li - Mai Shiranui | Starscream - Rainbow Dash | Master Chief - Doomguy | Dr. Eggman - Dr. Wily | Princess Zelda - Princess Peach | Thor - Raiden | Link - Cloud Strife | Batman - Spider-Man | Pikachu - Blanka | Son Goku - Superman
Season 2 He-Man - Lion-O | Shao Kahn - M. Bison | Ryu Hayabusa - Strider Hiryu | Ivy Valentine - Black Orchid | Fox McCloud - Bucky O'Hare | The Terminator - RoboCop | Luigi - Tails | Venusaur - Blastoise - Charizard | Fulgore - Sektor | Godzilla - Gamera | Batman - Captain America | White Tigerzord - Gundam Epyon | Ryu - Scorpion | Deadpool - Deathstroke | Kirby - Majin Buu | Ragna the Bloodedge - Sol Badguy | Gaara - Toph Beifong | Boba Fett - Samus Aran | Chuck Norris - Segata Sanshiro | Guts - Nightmare | Iron Man - Lex Luthor | Beast - Goliath | Solid Snake - Sam Fisher | Darth Vader - Doctor Doom | Son Goku - Superman | Donkey Kong - Knuckles the Echidna | Wolverine - Raiden | Hercule Satan - Dan Hibiki | Yang Xiao Long - Tifa Lockhart | Mega Man - Astro Boy | Green Arrow - Hawkeye | Red - Charizard - Tai - Agumon
Season 3 Dante - Bayonetta | Bowser - Ganondorf | Ratchet & Clank - Jak & Daxter | The Flash - Quicksilver | The Joker - Sweet Tooth | Mewtwo - Shadow the Hedgehog | The Meta - Agent Carolina | Cammy White - Sonya Blade | Tracer - The Scout | Ken Masters - Terry Bogard | Amy Rose - Ramona Flowers | The Hulk - Doomsday | Roronoa Zoro - Erza Scarlet | Deadpool - Pinkie Pie
Season 4 Lara Croft - Nathan Drake | Scrooge McDuck - Shovel Knight | Venom - Bane | Megazord - Voltron | Natsu Dragneel - Portgas D. Ace | Sub-Zero - Glacius | Android 18 - Captain Marvel | Metal Sonic - Zero | Lucario - Renamon | Balrog - TJ Combo | The Shredder - Silver Samurai | Smokey Bear - McGruff the Crime Dog | Thor - Wonder Woman | Naruto Uzumaki - Ichigo Kurosaki | Batman Beyond - Spider-Man 2099 | Sephiroth - Vergil
Season 5 Black Panther - Batman | Raven - Twilight Sparkle | Jotaro Kujo - Kenshiro | Crash Bandicoot - Spyro the Dragon | Sora - Pit | Leon S. Kennedy - Frank West | Doctor Strange - Doctor Fate | Ryu - Jin Kazama | Samurai Jack - Afro Samurai | Carnage - Lucy | Optimus Prime - RX-78-2 Gundam | Nightwing - Daredevil | Mario - Sonic the Hedgehog | Ultron - Sigma | Master Roshi - Jiraiya | Thanos - Darkseid
Season 6 Aquaman - Namor | Mega Man - Mega Man X - Mega Man Volnutt - MegaMan.EXE - Star Force Mega Man | Black Widow - Widowmaker | Captain Marvel - Shazam | Wario - King Dedede | Ben Tennyson - Green Lantern | Weiss Schnee - Mitsuru Kirijo | Johnny Cage - Captain Falcon | Aang - Edward Elric | Ghost Rider - Lobo | Dragonzord - Mechagodzilla | Sasuke Uchiha - Hiei | Ganondorf - Dracula | Mob - Tatsumaki | Deadpool - The Mask | All Might - Might Guy
Season 7 Miles Morales - Static | Black Canary - Sindel | Leonardo - Red Ranger | Genos - War Machine | Gray Fullbuster - Esdeath | Goro - Machamp | Cable - Booster Gold | Obi-Wan Kenobi - Kakashi Hatake | Danny Phantom - Jake Long | She-Ra - Wonder Woman | Beerus

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