Lightning Strike

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the elementalist weapon skill. For the attack from a Sigil of Air, see Lightning Strike (Sigil).

Lightning Strike.png

Lightning Strike

Elementalist icon small.png Elementalist (skill list)
Weapon slot empty tango.pngWeapon slot filled tango.pngWeapon slot empty tango.pngNo related skill available in slot 4No related skill available in slot 5
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5 Recharge time  
Lightning Strike

Strike your foes with lightning.

Damage.png Damage: 550 (1.5)?
Damage.png Damage: 220 (0.6)?
Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (10s): +5% Incoming Damage, +5% Incoming Condition Damage
Vulnerability.png5 Vulnerability (6s): +5% Incoming Damage, +5% Incoming Condition Damage
Number of targets.png Number of Targets: 3
Radius.png Radius: 180
Range.png Range: 900

— In-game description

Related traits[edit]

Air Air

Water Water


  • This skill is instant-cast and will not interrupt the activation of other skills.
  • All versions of Sigil of Air will cause a variant of this skill to activate.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
November 29, 2022
  • This skill now strikes up to 2 additional enemies near the target and inflicts vulnerability. Increased power coefficient from 1.2 to 1.5 in PvE only.
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced power coefficient from 1.2 to 0.6.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Lightning Strike has been added to the game.