Raiden then disappeared and ventured to Outworld alone. Raiden was voiced by Midway employee Jon Hey in the first two games. Years later he catches Kung Lao's cousin Kung Jin stealing a statue from his temple given to him by Jin's family. Raiden was a regular in the 1996 animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm and was voiced by Clancy Brown (who had risen to fame portraying Christopher Lambert's nemesis in the 1986 movie Highlander). This was possibly because of copyright issues from a shoot 'em up game Raiden, or because of the character Raiden from the Fatal Fury series. The role of Craigbuddy - a drunken private investigator named Herman "Ski" … 1 Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far 2 With Fujin 2.1 Battle Record 2.2 Possible Opponents 3 History 4 Death Battle Info (Official) 4.1 Background 4.2 Special Moves 4.3 Godly … Jeffrey Meek as Shao Kahn Kung Lao is aided by ex-bodyguard Siro (Daniel Bernhardt) and ex-thief Taja (Kristanna Loken), with the God of Thunder Raiden (Jeffrey Meek) acting as their mentor. How could the last fight (Raiden VS Shao Kahn) be filmed when Jeffrey Meek played both of them? A mainstay of the Mortal Kombatcast, Raiden is one of the series' most recognizable characters. A Northern California native, Jeff Meek is the youngest of four children. Jeffrey Meek is our special guest this episode where we discuss Jeffrey Meek’s input and thoughts on his roles as Raiden and Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat Conquest as well as the series as a whole! He was recently confirmed as one of the three DLC characters in Fighter Pack 2 for Injustice 2, with a new look that was designed by Comic Book artist, Jim Lee. "[17] In UGO's 2012 list of the top Mortal Kombat characters, Raiden placed fourth. He has appeared as a playable character in every fighting installment with the exception of Mortal Kombat 3and its upgrade, and was among the eleven characters to represent the franchise in the crossover title Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. When Kronika causes the time merger between the past and future, Dark Raiden disappeared and his still incorruptible time-displaced past counterpart appeared instead as one of the time-displaced warriors who are brought by Kronika, took place after the near end ninth game's Mortal Kombat II tournament where his fellow time-displaced warrior Kung Lao defeated both Deadly Alliance's Quan Chin and Shang Tsung in past timeline. Raiden is given a choice between a life of servitude to the sorcerer, or mortality. He became well known for yelling randomly while performing his "Torpedo" move (aka "the Superman move"). In Mortal Kombat II, watching events unfold from high above, Raiden realized the grim intentions of Shao Kahn. When the elder Sub-Zero stole Shinnok's amulet from the temple for Quan Chi millions of years later, Raiden appeared before the Lin Kuei warrior and instructed him to enter the Netherealm and steal it back, lest Shinnok use it to free himself. The sorcerer Quan Chi offers him a large jade amulet of unknown origin that would restore his powers. In Mortal Kombat 4, after the invasion was driven back into Outworld, Shinnok, with the aid of Quan Chi, again sought to rise from the Netherealm and conquer the realms. The decapitation was changed to the opponent simply turning into a gray pile of dust and a skull. According to the 'Making of Mortal Kombat' published by New Line Cinema, Raiden's role was "to protect the Earth Warriors and make sure Shang Tsung's forces don't cheat to win". Saw him recently in a youtube video by The Realm Kast. [12][13] He was unplayable in all versions of Mortal Kombat 3 and briefly appeared only as part of Nightwolf's Friendship, which saw him transform into Raiden while a Mortal Kombat II arcade cabinet appeared along with one of two quotes, "No, But I Can Do a Raiden Transformation", or "I've never seen a Kano transformation", both of which were based on false reports that Kano was secretly playable in Mortal Kombat II and Raiden likewise in Mortal Kombat 3. In an interview featured in Deception, Ed Boon said that the hat that actor Carlos Pesina wore to portray the character in the earlier Mortal Kombat games was ruined as a result of Pesina repeatedly performing falls during production. Meek and his family moved often; as a child, Meek lived in Zweibrücken (Germany), Michigan, and San Francisco. He was depicted in his Mortal Kombat II attire and retained the dry wit and sarcasm of his Conquest counterpart, clashing with Sonya and Jax in several episodes. Scorpion-Chris Cassamassa. No need to waste time endlessly browsing—here's the entire lineup of new movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix this month. He also comes into contact with Batman when he rescues Liu Kang from him after Batman detains him for questioning regarding the merging of the worlds. [16] In 2011, GameRant placed Raiden as sixth "most awesome" Mortal Kombat characters, commenting: "The starring role, coupled with fun moves (the torpedo and shocker) as well as a set of shocking fatalities, solidified Raiden’s place as one of the most memorable kombatants in the series. As a god, he is used to thinking in terms of eternity rather than normal human lifespans, and so he has a radica… As Raiden return to consult with other Elder Gods again, he was too late to realize that Cetrion betrays them as Shinnok did and finally wiped them out than Shinnok ever was, with the supposed highest ranked Elder Goddess reveal herself as Shinnok's sister, and one of Kronika's two children, bound their loyalties to their mother for their so-called “balancing the timeline”, and endless war between good and evil. After the large battle between the Mortal Kombat warriors and the DC heroes and villains, he defeats Shang Tsung and Kang. A mini Raiden to brighten your day. نبذة عن الشركة; كلمة المدیر العام; لماذا تختار وشاح ؟ هدفنــا; رؤیتنا Disgusted at the fellow Elder Gods for their refusal to intervene, Raiden relinquished his position and gathered his trusted warriors to stop the Deadly Alliance. After Special Force base has been compromised, just as Sektor is about to self-destruct, Raiden arrived on time to rescue Cassie, Jacqui, younger Jax and older Johnny to their current only base, Shirai Ryu's Fire Garden, but the younger Johnny and Sonya are kidnapped by Black Dragon, leaving Cassie, who manage to set the tracking device on Black Dragon's plane a successful rescue. الرئيسية; من نحن. According to the Konquest mode in Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, Raiden has mastered all of more than 750 documented varieties of jujutsu, which is his secondary fighting style. The thunder god of the Mortal Kombat universe, also known as Lord Raiden, is a protector of Earthrealm. Raiden has electricity pulsating across his body in Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 4, and Deadly Alliance. However, with Liu Kang again uniting Earthrealm's warriors, Raiden's Forces of Light emerged successful. Anh cũng là một trong những nhân vật trung tâm của game. In return, Raiden agreed to hunt and eliminate Taven for Kahn, so that he could claim Blaze's godlike power for himself. Raiden also possessed a dry sense of humor that was sometimes lost on the other characters, often prompting him to apologize after making dry remarks. Taja-Kristanna Loken. However, the Earthrealm warriors Jax Briggs, Sonya Blade, Johnny Cage, Kitana and Kung Lao were all soon slain. Raiden and his allies aids Kotal to defeat Shao Kahn and investigate time-merger upon returning to Earthrealm's Special Force where their fellow time-displaced allies Johnny Cage (whose with his older-self), Jax and Sonya are, with Kitana and Jade stays with the current Kahn for the former operation. He has glowing white (occasionally blue) eyes, which glow red in Deception and Armageddon. He later challenges Sub-Zero to a fight and later the enraged Captain Marvel, who tells him to leave. In this miniseries, it is stated that, while his fellow gods stay out of mortal affairs, Raiden never remains silent, and always tries to give the good side an advantage in the eternal struggle. Raiden was depicted as having two female servants, named Wynd and Rayne. (March 2009) Jeffrey William Meek (born February 11, 1959) is an American actor. #mortal kombat #mk #raiden #lord raiden #mortal kombat conquest #jeffrey meek #the god of thunder #thunder god #best of the day #mk11 #mortal kombat 11. 113 notes. Learning of Shao Kahn captures Jade and Kotal, Raiden sends Liu Kang and Kung Lao to aid Kitana on the rescue mission, as well as convincing the current Shokan queen Sheeva, and redeeming their timeline's Baraka into joining the allied forces of light, eventually leading Kitana becoming Kotal's worthy Kahn successor. He is found by a young female patient named Blue, whom he befriends, and taken in by orderlies. Raiden is the eternal God of Thunder, protector of Earthrealm, and arguably one of the most powerful characters in all of Mortal Kombat. Ed Boon personally hated that Acclaim spelled it with an Y.[9]. This caught the attention of Shinnok, who appeared before Raiden and offered him an alliance. If Liu Kang won in all rounds to prevent Kronika from bringing him to the Dawn of Time, Raiden advice Liu Kang to find a partner who can accompany him most at the Dawn of Time, and Liu Kang immediately chooses Kitana. His Kahn skull mask was pretty cool and made it … In the same game, by using Raiden's finishing move on the final opponent in the third Endurance match, Goro appeared with a glitchy body that was the same shade of gray as the ashes of Raiden's defeated opponent. 8:00 PM PST A Northern California native, Jeff Meek is the youngest of four children. Jeff discusses his experiences throughout his casting and the filming of Conquest and shares some interesting new details on the series with us! Raiden was originally going to use his staff as a weapon already in Mortal Kombat II, but Midway was forced to omit it due to memory constraints. Cheats, Codes, Unlockables - Macintosh - IGN", "NFL Blitz Cheats, Codes, Unlockables - Arcade - IGN", "Raiden: The Unreal Champ - Xbox Feature at IGN", https://archive.org/details/GamePro_Issue_058_May_1994/page/n27, "Mortal Kombat II - In Development: The Characters who didn't make the final cut", "History of Mortal Kombat - Cheat Code Central", "Top 10 Old School Mortal Kombat Characters", "10 Most Awesome Mortal Kombat Characters", "Top 50 Mortal Kombat Characters - Mortal Kombat", "The Greatest Mortal Kombat Character of All-Time (Vote Now!) As the final battle against Kronika and rescues Liu Kang begins, Raiden and Kitana enlists the allied forces of Outworld and Earthrealm's surviving Shaolin d Special Force armies. Other: Jeffrey Meek as Raiden/Shao Kahn (aka easily the best part of the show) Definitely needs to come back!, Best Shao Kahn! [26], Sindel • Skarlet • Smoke • Sonya Blade • Stryker • Sub-Zero. Blue finds him and locks the door to the room, and Raiden tells her to stab him. The revenants badly injure Raiden, allowing Shinnok to hold him prisoner and take over the Jinsei Chamber. #mortal kombat #mk11 #raiden #lord raiden … Depends on two endings after defeating Kronika: Raiden also appears as a secret character in NBA Jam Tournament Edition,[6] NFL Blitz,[7] and Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict. With the aid of the Elder Gods, Raiden managed to defeat Shinnok, then banished him to the Netherealm and secured Shinnok's amulet of power in a secret location — a Temple of the Elements tucked away in the highest mountains of Nepal. Jeffrey Meek, likewise, makes for an excellent, devil-may-care Rayden, (a far better fit for the character than James Remar, who played MK's God of Thunder in … Probably better than Lambert as Raiden too. In the end, Kahn's forces were defeated, repelling the invasion back into Outworld and restoring Earthrealm to its rightful state. As an Elder God, Raiden could not interfere when Shang Tsung and Quan Chi killed Liu Kang. During the Neatherrealm war Raiden and Fujin team up to take down a horde of demons and come face to face with some of the Defenders Raiden lost in the previous game who are now under Quan Chi's control. Raiden appears in the Mortal Kombat comic books in his usual role as the guide and mentor of the Earthrealm warriors. Jeffrey Meek, likewise, makes for an excellent, devil-may-care Rayden, (a far better fit for the character than James Remar, who played MK's God of Thunder in … Based on the Japanese thunder god, Raijin, and portrayed in the series canon as the thunder god and appointed protector of Earth, Raiden defends the planet from myriad otherworldly threats alongside his handpicked warriors. Kevin McKinnon / Cmdr. Although he succeeds in fulfilling his vision and defeats Shao Kahn,[4] his decision resulted in the death of nearly all of the Earthrealm Defenders, including Liu Kang. He has featured extensively in other Mortal Kombat media such as the two feature films, the animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, the television series Mortal Kombat: Konquest, and the Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series, in addition to appearing on official series merchandise. Before Fame. Insanely talented actor. He is swiftly lobotomized, but due to his supernatural abilities, recovers from it. Raiden saved Kano's life and attempted to give him a sword called "Ebbonrule", which drew strength from an evil man who turned to the side of good. As an immortal, he thinks in terms of eternity rather than normal human lifespans and his memories date back to the beginning of time itself. Jeffrey said: ‘The stunt coordinator played my opposite and then we shot it again with me in the other character. They manage to defeat Shinnok and lock him in an amulet thanks to Johnny Cage's unlocked power. He had now become furious with the way Earthrealm's inhabitants had treated their own realm and became even more enraged when he learned that Shujinko had foolishly unleashed the Dragon King. Jeffrey Meek Studio. The creators claimed they based Raiden's character design on The Three Storms, Lo Pan's three servants from the film Big Trouble in Little China. 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