Raph became the rebel of the group, often sparring with Leonardo. Raphael is a total hothead, who immediately jumps into battle without thinking. That's why he often clashes with Leonardo, who prefers to make a plan rather than simply rushing into battle.
His weapons are still his two sai, but are slightly larger than in the other versions and can even be joined together to form a staff. He also owns a motorcycle, which is his favorite means of transportation. It would also mark the first time Raph drives a motorcycle. Though it seemed Raphael despised Venus de Milo the female turtle, the two of them seem to spend a lot of time with each other on the show, though this is usually when they are sparring.
- It is revealed in "Mutant Reflections" that he thinks Batman is better than Superman.
- In "East Meets West, Part 1", Splinter mentions that Raph and the rest of the turtles are almost 18, and by the time of "Enemy of my Enemy", Raph mentions that he and the rest of the turtles are 18.