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.
Lightning: Down, Forward, Low Punch.
Torpedo: Back, Back, Forward.
(Can be done in air)
Teleport: Down, Up.
Electric Grab: Hold High Punch for 5 seconds and release.
Fatality 1: (Close) Hold Low Kick for 3 seconds, then release and tap Block + Low Kick until explosion.
Fatality 2: (Close) Hold High Punch for 4 seconds and release.
Friendship: Down, Back, Forward, High Kick.
Babality: (Use Block) Down, Down, Up, High Kick.
Stage Fatalities: Up, Up, Up, High Punch.
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.