Lightning Storm (Glyph of Storms skill)

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Lightning Storm

Not available underwater  10.25¼ Activation time  60 Recharge time  Ground-targeted  

Elementalist tango icon 20px.png Elementalist (skill list)
Parent skill
Glyph of Storms.png Glyph of Storms
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Glyph. Create a lightning storm at the targeted area.
Damage is reduced per target each time foes are struck by this skill.

 Damage.png Damage: 219 (0.825)?
 Damage.png Minimum Damage: 66 (0.2475)?
 Damage.png Damage Reduction per Hit: 5%
 Vulnerability.png2 Vulnerability (8s): 2% Incoming Damage, 2% Incoming Condition Damage
 Miscellaneous effect.png Number of Impacts: 36
 Duration.png Duration: 9 seconds
 Radius.png Radius: 240
 Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description [?]

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Water Water


  • Impact radius is 90, unlisted in tooltip.
  • The minimum damage it can deal per hit is 30% of its max which will start occuring at the 15th hit.
  • Assuming all 36 impacts hit, it will do a total of
 Damage.png Damage: 3,521 (13.24125)?


Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
April 23, 2019
  • Fixed an issue in which this skill ignored the Disable Player Camera Shake option.
July 10, 2018
  • The initial damage of this skill has been increased by 65% and will now inflict reduced damage on each subsequent hit by 5%, to a minimum of 30%.
May 22, 2018
  • Fixed a bug in which this skill required a full cooldown in situations where it should have required an interrupt cooldown.
May 08, 2018
  • The recharge time of storms will now be based on the player's attunement.
February 06, 2018
  • All storm glyph variants go on cooldown whenever one glyph is cast.
October 23, 2015 Heart of Thorns release:
  • Fixed a bug that caused all impacts to fall within a smaller than intended radius when casting this skill.
October 15, 2013
  • Increased the impact radius from 60 to 90. (unlisted on skill tool-tip)
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Storm has been added to the game.