Raiden Character Abilities & Control Guide

Welcome to Raiden Abilities & Control Guide. Here you can learn about all his basic & combo attacks, special moves, and finishers both fatalities and brutalities.

Get to know all of Raiden Control from basic to special move.

Raiden Default Abilities - Light Fury

Raiden Default Character is known as Light Fury.

Light Fury - Default Raiden in Mortal Kombat 11

The Character 2 default abilities are: 

  • Sparkport
  • Electric Current
Ability NameControl
Sparkport↓ ↑
Electric Current↓ ← o

Note: You can also change his abilities to the way you preferred the character to execute.

Raiden Abilities Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

Raiden has 10 abilities for the player to execute. In order to execute the abilities, you have to press the following button for each ability.

Note: All Abilities control button changes when your character moves into a different position.

Jo Push

← → □

Storm Cell

↓ ← Δ

Electric Burst

↓ → Δ

Quick Charge

↓ ← x

Rolling Thunder

↓ ← x

Super Bolt

← → x


↓ ↑

Lightning Storm

↓ ↑

Electric Current

↓ ← o

Lightning Rod

↓ ← o

Raiden Abilities Stats & Detail Table

The table shows all the detail of all 10 abilities for Raiden.

Jo Push2180N/A
Storm Cell13101.25N/A
Electric Burst1180N/A
Quick Charge1N/AN/ARolling Thunder
Rolling Thunder1110Quick Charge
Super Bolt1180N/A
Sparkport2N/AN/ALightning Storm
Lightning Storm1N/AN/ASparkport
Electric Current1180Lightning Rod
Lightning Rod1150Electric Current

If you don't know what Slot(s), Hit, Damage, & Conflict is you can visit the guide about all these mechanic here.

Raiden Control List & Guide in Mortal Kombat 11

The List includes 4 important fighting techniques and all control buttons for Raiden.

Basic Attacks

There are 30 Basic Attacks for you to use as Raiden:

Press the following Button to activate the attacks.

Heavy Palm2.00
God Fist← + □3.00
High Poke→ + □3.00
Side Stike↓ + □2.00
Straight ShockΔ3.00
Hammer Fists← + Δ8.65
Heavy Storm→ + Δ7.00
Rising Lightning↓ + Δ14.00
Chop Kickx5.00
Crawling Storm← + x3.00
Flick Kick→ + x5.00
Low Boot↓ + x1.00
High StrikeΟ7.00
Spinning Heel← + Ο7.00
Thunder Knee→ + Ο 7.00
Sweeping Storm↓ + Ο3.00
Jumping Attacks
God Stike5.00
Light ShockΔ7.00
Lightning Kickx or Ο9.00
Hop Attacks
Lightning Hammer↑, □ or ↑, Δ9.00
Heavy Thunder↑, x or  ↑, Ο9.00
Getup Attacks
Shocker↑ + Δ5.00
Electric Current↑ + x9.00
Flawless Block Attacks
Shocker↑ + Δ5.00
Electric Current↑ + x9.00
Toward ThrowL1 + → or → + □ + x14.00
Back ThrowL1 or □ + x14.00
Roll Escapes
Forward Roll Escape→ + L2N/A
Away Roll Escape← + L2N/A
Air Escape
(Air) Breakaway↓ + R2N/A

Kombo Attacks

There are 15 Kombo Attacks for you to use as Raiden.

Press the following button to active the combo attacks.

God's Might□, Δ3.00
Downpour□, Δ, □7.00
Elder Fury← + □, Δ3.00
Power Discharge← + □ + Δ, □ + x9.00
Distant Thunder← + □, o9.00
Divine Power→ + □, □3.00
Sudden Energy→ + □, □, Δ7.00
OverloadΔ, □5.00
Flash StormΔ, o3.00
Immortal StrikesΔ, o, x5.00
Wrath Of Godx, Δ3.00
Deadly Stormx, Δ, □7.00
The Calm← + x, □5.00
Might Of Mordulus← + x, □, Δ, o7.00
Massive Destruction→ + x, Δ7.00

Special Moves

These Special moves don't include abilities in the list, there are 7 Special moves that Raiden can execute.

Press the following button to activate the special moves.

Lightning Bolt← → □7.00
Summon Lightning← ↓ Δ11.95
Lightning Strike↓ → Δ6.00
Close Lightning Strike↓ → Δ ←6.00
Far Lightning Strike↓ → Δ →6.00
Electric Fly← → x10.00
Air Electric Fly← → x10.00

Fatal Blow

Fatal Blow is also in Special Moves but you can only use it one time per matches when your health is above 30%. It does huge damage and shows the animation of you dominating the enemy.

There is 1 Fatal Blow that Raiden can execute:

Thunder Take YouL2 + R233.00

Raiden Fatalities / Brutalities - Finishers Control

Finisher is the last ability that you use it to show off your character finishing your enemy in a very harsh animation.

Fatalities Guide:

  • Alternating Current (Mid)

Control← ↓ ← □

Guide: You need to position yourself in the middle range from the enemy to activate this move.

  • Direct Current (Close)

Control↓ → ← x

Guide: You need to position yourself close to the enemy to activate this move.

Brutalities Guide:

There are 2 Brutalities that Raiden can perform:

The Klassic↓ + Δ
  • Do not block an attack during the final round.
  • Must Hold Δ
  • Final hit must come from an uppercut ↓ + Δ
Making It Pop→ + L1
  • Press □ and Δ Rapidly During Throw
  • Final Hit Must Come From Toward Throw


Visiting Our Control Guide will make you understand this guide better. Since all the control on the list only portray when your character is facing right.  

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