|This article is about the Digimon species known as Raidramon. For the Appmon species also known as Raidramon, see Raidramon (Appmon).|
Raidramon is an Animal Digimon. It armor-digivolved due to the "Digi-Egg of Friendship". The "Digi-Egg of Friendship" has the attribute of "Thunder", and those that don this Digi-Egg fight against their enemies with nimble movements like lightning piercing the ground, and defeat them with electric-based techniques.
- Thunder Blast (Lightning Blade): Fires an electric blade from the lightning-bearing blade on its head.
- Blue Thunder: Fires a powerful electric shock from the three protuberances on its back.
- Thunder Blast (Thunderbolt): Fires a bolt of lightning from its mouth.
- Electric Byte (Electric Bite): Snaps at the opponent with electrically-charged jaws.
- Plasma Blade
Raidramon is a quadrupedal creature with blue skin that looks like a grown version of Veemon. It wears armor on its face, torso, shoulders and thighs, It has a spike protruding from its mask and lightning-shaped spikes from its back. The armor is black with a yellow and black band running down its sides, red headlights on its shoulders and metal pads on its thighs. The forehead spike and the armor's black coloration are references to the Digi-Egg of Friendship, with which it is intimately associated.
- Lighdramon (ライドラモン)
Name used in Digimon Adventure 02 and most American English media.
- Direct romanization of Japanese name.
- (Ja:) Rai (雷? lit. "Thunder"). The name is pronounced as "Raid" rather than "Rai", however.
Digimon Adventure 02
D-3 virtual pet
Digimon Adventure 02: Tag Tamers
Digimon Adventure 02: D1 Tamers
Ryo can use Raidramon once he buys and equips the DigiEgg of Friendship to Veemon.
Digimon Tamers: Brave Tamer
Digimon Tamers: Digimon Medley
Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01
Digimon World 2
Digimon Digital Card Battle
Raidramon is obtainable by using a Digi-Egg of Friendship + 1 and an evolutor with Bokomon in Time Village or Babamon Village. It has a highly agile stat growth of 2-4-1-1. It Armor digivolves from Veemon.
Lighdramon digivolves from V-mon.
Notes and references
- This epithet is named "Burgeoning Lightning of Friendship" in Digimon ReArise.
- Raidramon's Armor level is treated as equivalent to the Champion level in the Digital Monster Card Game α. Raidramon is a Champion Digimon in Digital Monster Card Game, an Ultimate Digmon in Digimon World 2, and a Rookie Digimon in Digimon Battle.
- Digimon Adventure 02, "Storm Of Friendship" 
- Digimon Encyclopedia: Voice Actors: Digimon Adventure Character List
- Serbian dub
- This attack retains its original name of "Lightning Blade" in Digimon Digital Card Battle and Digimon ReArise.
- This attack is named "Thunder Blast" in Digimon Adventure 02, "Spirit Needle" , "United We Stand" , and "The Last Temptation of the DigiDestined" , "Lightning Blast" in Digimon Digital Card Battle, and retains its original name of "Blue Thunder" in Digimon Battle.
- This attack retains its original name of "Electric Bite" on Bo-120.
- Digimon World: Next Order