Call Lightning (Ranger)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Storm Spirit skill. For the weaver skill, see Call Lightning.
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Call Lightning

20 Recharge time  

Ranger tango icon 20px.png Ranger (skill list)
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Your storm spirit teleports to your location and generates a powerful blast of electricity.

 Damage.png Damage: 2,232
 Daze.png Daze: 1 second
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
 Radius.png Radius: 240

— In-game description [?]


  • The damage from this skill ignores all stats and modifiers from the ranger.
The Trait Moment of Clarity changes the base duration of this skill instead of the duration, also it increases it by +100% Instead of adding +50% duration. Because this trait affects the base duration of the skill, another effect of CC duration increase such as Superior Rune of the Mesmer can still be applied on top of this, making the total daze duration with both of these combined 8s * (3s * 2 * 1.33).

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
March 05, 2019
  • Spirit Active Skills: These skills no longer sacrifice the spirit and instead cause them to teleport to the ranger's location before the spirit uses their active skill. These skills now have a 0.25-second casting time. The recharge time for these skills remains at 20 seconds.
  • Reduced the duration of daze that this skill applies to foes from 3 seconds to 1 second.
September 29, 2015
  • Fixed a bug so that the daze will properly be increased by daze-increasing effects.
July 07, 2015
  • Fixed an issue that prevented this skill from properly applying daze.
June 24, 2015
  • Fixed a bug that prevented this skill from properly recharging when used.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities have had their maximum targets increased to 5.
  • All ranger spirit's active abilities are more potent and sacrifice the spirit.
  • The recharge of all nonelite ranger spirits has been reduced to 20 seconds.
  • Storm Spirit: The activate ability now inflicts a 3-second daze.
September 30, 2014
  • Spirits: Added a red indicator ring to spirit attacks to show range for opponents.
December 10, 2013
  • Reduced the damage from the Call Lightning by 33%.
August 20, 2013
  • Added a damage skill fact and a radius skill fact.
June 25, 2013
  • Increased the damage by 150%.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Call Lightning has been added to the game.