He was sired from the loins of gods, but his desires for mortal power overwhelm his noble heritage! The next Invasion Boss has launched full scale war against online players in Mortal Kombat X!

This time it's Rain who leaps out of story mode and into the fray in the name of Orderrealm! The Edenian demi-god represents the ultimate challenge - one you won't overcome on your own! This will be a team effort as the boss tier threat pushes you to do what damage you can, before succumbing to nigh inevitable defeat.

Players can choose to join the White Lotus Society, Lin Kuei, Special Forces, Black Dragon or Brotherhood of Shadow. Representing a clan earns points toward special unlockable items and achievements, with every action in the game contributing to your clan's total assault! Use clan recruitment posts on the forum to share valuable boss strategies to help spur your faction to victory!

Choose your destiny and fight for them - or against them! Had a change of heart? For a small points penalty, you can switch clans at any time. Rising through the ranks of each clan will offer in-game benefits! Learn more about Clans & Invasions in the Mortal Kombat X: Faction War Introduction!

Great to see another NPC following on from Sindel. It's a major step toward making Invasion Bosses the event-based attractions they should be. The only thing missing is a more disciplined use of the realms. The same fans who'll respond to battling special NPC opponents will also be frustrated by haphazard in-fiction references (eg; Seido). NetherRealm really need to figure out if they're hot or cold on their once expansive universe - preferably hot - and get back to making the most of it. Being half-in and half-out has, at times, made the reboot era unsatisfying. Tanya's naginata makes us wish for a patch that maps a Hotaru skin to an Invasion Boss assets remix.

Whose side are you on? Register to discuss the invasion on the Mortal Kombat X forum, or share boss beating tips with your clan in the Fan Koliseum! Show your true colors by selecting a clan avatar from the Icon Library in your User Settings. Represent and recruit by liking & sharing stories via @MK_Online and Facebook!