Call Lightning (Ranger)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the Storm Spirit skill. For other skills of the same name, see Call Lightning.

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Call Lightning

Ranger icon small.png Ranger (skill list)
Storm Spirit.png → 
Call Lightning (Ranger).png
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0.75¾ Activation time  
Call Lightning

Your storm spirit slams the ground and generates a powerful blast of electricity.

Damage.png Damage: 2,232 (2.0)?
Damage.png Damage: 2,232 (1.275)?
Daze.png Daze: 2 seconds
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 5
Radius.png Radius: 360
Evade.png Defiance Break: 200

— In-game description

[verification requested]

Related traits[edit]

Marksmanship Marksmanship

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Druid Druid

Soulbeast Soulbeast

Untamed Untamed


  • The damage from this skill ignores all stats and modifiers from the ranger.
  • When the Nature's Vengeance trait is used, this skill provides Fury to 10 players from the trait despite the fact its tooltip doesn't reflect this.[verification requested] The effects of Call Lightning are still limited by its 5 enemy target cap.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
July 18, 2023
  • Storm Spirit: Reduced cooldown from 30 seconds to 20 seconds in PvE only. Increased fury duration from 1.5 seconds to 2 seconds in PvE only. Increased power coefficient from 1.0 to 2.0 in PvE only.
June 27, 2023
  • Spirits have been reworked. A spirit will now grant an initial effect when summoned, slam the ground for a secondary effect, and then grant boons to nearby allies for a period of time.
July 07, 2020
  • Icons for daze and stun are now displayed in light purple in skill and trait tooltips.
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.