Raiden, also known as Lord Raiden, is one of the original characters in the Mortal Kombat franchise. He appeared as one of the original seven playable characters in the first Mortal Kombat game. He also holds the distinction as one of the few roles which made an appearance in all Mortal Kombat games. Raiden is the Eternal God of Thunder and the protector of the Earthrealm.
At one point, he even became an Elder God himself before returning to be Earth’s protector. A lot of people consider Raiden to be one of the most powerful characters in Mortal Kombat. Some even consider him as the strongest of them all. As an Eternal God of Thunder, Raiden is ethereal and formless. But he prefers taking up a form from within the mortal realm and usually appears as an adult man that wears a white outfit with a blue vest and straw hat. This article is a Raiden cosplay tutorial.
Mortal Kombat - Raiden Costume Guide
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The Best Raiden of Mortal Kombat Cosplay Ideas
As an original character of Mortal Kombat, there are already several variations of Raiden’s outfits and appearance. It provides people plenty of Raiden costume options when it comes to cosplaying the Eternal God of Thunder. Despite having different variations, one of the common things about Raiden’s appearance is his straw hat and white outfit.
This guide will showcase Raiden’s full costume. It consists of a white full-body ninja outfit with a blue ninja vest and a pair of armbands. The outfit also has a golden patch on each side of the of biceps sleeves near the shoulders. The set will also come with a pair of leg bands, a white cape, a black sash, and rope around the waist. The cosplay set is completed with a staff prop a couple of Rikio White boots, and Raiden’s straw Chinese coolie hat.
About Raiden Costume
A lot of people consider Raiden the most powerful character in the Mortal Kombat franchise. As the Eternal God of Thunder, Raiden has complete control over electricity and can summon lightning bolts. But what makes him famous is not only his power but also his cool appearance as well. His presence and outfit in the Mortal Kombat series reflect his status as the God of Thunder, as well as his divine origin.
His ninja outfit is mostly in white, with other variations adding blue clothing to reflect his lighting powers. Raiden is usually a cosplay option because of his neat appearance. Both men and women usually look at Raiden when they think of dressing up as a Mortal Kombat character for costume parties or comic conventions. If you look at the Raiden cosplay photos, you can see that both men and women would look good dressing up as the Eternal God of Thunder.