Nightwolf works as a historian and preserver of his people's culture. When Kahn's portal opens over North America, Nightwolf uses the magics of his shamen to protect his tribe's sacred land. His area becomes a vital threat to Kahn's occupation of the earth. Nightwolf helps other earth warriors to escape to his sacred land. Once there they regroup and form a plan of attack against Shao Kahn's invasion. After he defeats the outworld forces together with the other chosen warriors during Shao Kahn's invasion. When Shao Kahn was defeated, and earth returns to it's normal state, Nightwolf goes back to his sacred land and goes on with his own sacred work as a preserver of his people's culture.