Lightning Breath

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Lightning Breath

Not available underwater  10.5½ Activation time  24 Recharge time  
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River Drake
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Not available underwater.png This skill has an underwater replacement: Electrocute (river drake)

Beast. Breathe bolts of lightning that bounce to nearby foes.

 Damage.png Damage: 683 (0.33)?
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Hits: 5
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Bounces: 3
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Wilderness Survival Wilderness Survival

  • Poison Master Poison Master — Upon using a Beast ability, your pet's next attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.

Nature Magic Nature Magic

Beastmastery Beastmastery

Soulbeast Soulbeast


  • After this skill's initial cast time, the attack itself is channeled over 1.5 seconds.
  • Fires 5 bolts over the full duration of the channel; each bolt bounces up to 2 times and is capable of hitting the same target multiple times.
  • Each bolt is treated as a projectile and can be reflected or blocked.
  • Each bounce has a maximum range of roughly 400 units.
This skill's tooltip is missing multiple skill facts.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 25, 2013
  • Reduced the damage by 17%.
April 30, 2013
  • Reduced cast time from 2.7 seconds to 1.5 seconds.
  • The lightning from this attack no longer tracks targets.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Breath has been added to the game.