Lightning Flash

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Lightning Flash

Not available underwater  Ground-targeted  
Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
Not available underwater This skill has an underwater replacement: Lightning Flash (underwater)
20 Recharge time
35 Recharge time
Lightning Flash

Cantrip. Teleport to target area.

Damage.png Damage: 399 (1.5)?
Damage.png Damage: 80 (0.3)?
Radius.png Radius: 120
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Water Water


  • This skill has no activation time and can be cast in the middle of another skill without interrupting it.
  • The skill can only damage a single target inside its area of effect.
  • You can still use this skill to teleport when stunned, but it will not break stun.
  • Kills with this skill register as sword kills in the achievement panel.
  • This skill's "teleport" is mechanically identical to a ground-targeted Shadowstep. Because of this, it is highly subjective to the terrain between the user and the target destination, and it will only work to instantly move to anywhere the user could easily reach by merely walking there without jumping.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 14, 2023
  • Reduced cooldown from 40 seconds to 20 seconds in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.5 to 0.3. Reduced cooldown from 40 seconds to 35 seconds.
May 08, 2018
  • This skill can now be used underwater.
March 16, 2015
  • This skill will no longer activate if a valid path to the target point cannot be found, except when acting as a stun break.
July 01, 2014
  • Added a number of targets skill fact (1).
June 25, 2013
  • This skill is no longer a stun breaker. Increased damage by 50%. Reduced the cooldown to 40 seconds.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Flash has been added to the game.