Lightning Leap

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Lightning Leap

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Conjure Lightning Hammer.png Conjure Lightning Hammer
Lightning Hammer
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Game link
0.75¾ Activation time  8 Recharge time  
Lightning Leap

Leap at your foe and hit them with electrical damage.

 Damage.png Damage: 355 (1.0)?
 Quickness.png Quickness (3s): Skills and actions are faster.
 Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
 Combo.png Combo Finisher: Leap
 Range.png Range: 600

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Arcane Arcane


  • When used for mobility without a target as a leap, it is far better to weapon swap near the end of the animation. This cancels the end of the skill, specifically the awkward hit that moves the wielder slightly back. When done successfully, the message "you cannot drop bundles while in the air!" appears, the Lighting Hammer remains in the hands of the wilder, and the wielder maintains momentum, leaping slightly further.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This skill now grants 3 seconds of quickness if it hits.
  • The cooldown of this skill has been increased from 6 seconds to 8 seconds.
October 15, 2013
  • This skill will now hit up to 3 targets.
September 25, 2012
  • Implemented a fix to make Heartseeker, Lightning Leap, Flame Leap, and Monarch's Leap hit more reliably.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Leap has been added to the game.


  • Prior to March 2012, this skill was named Electrical Leap.