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

Death Battle Combatant
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The Defender of Earthrealm
Raiden
Origin Mortal Kombat
Company Warner Bros.
Appearance(s) Thor VS Raiden


I am of truth and light. I protect Earthrealm.
~ Raiden in Mortal Kombat X

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

Gallery

Trivia

  • Raiden is the second Mortal Kombat kombatant in Death Battle, the first being Shang Tsung, and with the following five being Shao Kahn, Sektor, Scorpion, Sonya Blade and Sub-Zero.
    • He was also the first Mortal Kombat Kombatant to face a non-Street Fighter character, the second being Sektor and the third being Sub-Zero.
  • Raiden is the first combatant to be thrown at the sun, with the second being Majin Buu.
  • Raiden is the first non-DC combatant to face a Marvel combatant, with the following seven being Goliath, Darth Vader, Raiden, Pinkie Pie, Android 18, The Shredder and Lucy.
  • He is the first combatant named Raiden, with the second being Raiden from Metal Gear. Coincidently they both fought a Marvel character.
  • Raiden's sprite comes from Mortal Kombat II
  • Raiden is (so far) the only combatant from Mortal Kombat who's name doesn't start with an S.
  • His fight with Thor is one of the most lopsided Death Battles. Raiden's main weapon in a fight (electricity) was completely useless against Thor, and his martial arts and wits were overwhelmed by Thor's sheer strength.

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
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - Voltron Lion Force - 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

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