In the final events of Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, Raiden’s warriors, who were meant to protect the six fictional universes (named “realms”), are killed by the Deadly Alliance (Shang Tsung and Quan Chi), who attempted to conquer the realms. As the last survivor, Raiden attempts to fight both sorcerers but is ultimately defeated. The Deadly Alliance soon dissolves as the two sorcerers turn on each other for Shinnok’s amulet. When Quan Chi wins, the Dragon King Onaga, the former emperor of the realm of Outworld, appears to regain his power. Quan Chi, Shang Tsung and Raiden join forces to stop Onaga, though Raiden ultimately unleashes all his powers in a colossal explosion that, apart from destroying both members of the Deadly Alliance, the surrounding palace and himself, has little effect on Onaga.