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Lightning Strike
Attack, Projectile, Melee, Strike, Lightning
Level: 1–20
Cast Time: 1 sec
Mana Cost: 6
Effectiveness of Added Damage: (135–180)%
Requires Level 12
Infuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy is released from the weapon as projectiles as you strike, flying out to hit farther-away enemies. The projectiles cannot miss if the melee attack hits a target.
Per 1% Quality:
1% increased Damage
1% increased Projectile Speed
Deals (135–180)% of Base Damage
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Fires (4–7) additional Projectiles
Projectiles deal 25% less Damage
Damage Over Time caused by Projectiles deals 25% less Damage
(1–9) to (13–179) Added Attack Lightning Damage
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
DropLevel 12
BaseType Lightning Strike
Class Active Skill Gems
VaalVaal Lightning Strike
CostOrb of Transmutation x 1
WeaponClaws, Daggers, One Hand Swords, Thrusting One Hand Swords, One Hand Axes, One Hand Maces, Staves, Two Hand Swords, Two Hand Axes, Two Hand Maces, Sceptres, Rune Dagger, Warstaff
TargetTypesEnemy, Ground
ActiveTypeAttack, Projectile, Melee, MeleeSingleTarget, AttackCanRepeat, LightningSkill, ProjectileAttack

Quest Reward /1

ActQuest CompleteCharacter
1The Siren's CadenceRanger

Quest Vendor /3

ActQuest CompleteNPCCharacter
1The Siren's CadenceNessaTemplar Duelist Ranger Shadow Scion
6Fallen from GraceLilly RothAll Classes
3A Fixture of FateSiosaAll Classes
50% of Physical Damage Converted to Lightning Damage
Projectiles deal 25% less Damage
total_projectile_spread_angle_override [70]
Damage Over Time caused by Projectiles deals 25% less Damage
Mana Cost: 6

Level Effect /40

LevelRequires LevelDexterityIntelligenceBase DamageFires 4 additional Projectiles1 to 13 Added Attack Lightning DamageExperience
1122014135%41, 1315,249
2152417137.4%41, 1641,517
3192920139.7%41, 2081,983
4233524142.1%41, 25147,968
5274028144.5%42, 31250,557
6314531146.8%52, 37405,086
7355135149.2%52, 45447,718
8385538151.6%53, 51615,318
9415941153.9%53, 59834,639
10446343156.3%53, 661,570,760
11476746158.7%64, 751,633,987
12507149161.1%64, 852,151,030
13537552163.4%65, 952,812,189
14567954165.8%66, 1075,099,360
15598257168.2%66, 1209,400,731
16628660170.5%77, 13415,273,366
17648962172.9%78, 14426,286,582
18669264175.3%78, 15562,890,590
19689466177.6%79, 167212,046,017
20709767180%79, 179
2172182.4%810, 192
2274184.7%811, 206
2376187.1%812, 221
2478189.5%812, 237
2580191.8%813, 254
2682194.2%914, 272
2784196.6%915, 291
2886198.9%916, 311
2988201.3%918, 333
3090203.7%919, 355
3191204.9%919, 367
3292206.1%1020, 380
3393207.2%1021, 392
3494208.4%1021, 405
3595209.6%1022, 419
3696210.8%1023, 433
3797212%1024, 447
3898213.2%1024, 462
3999214.3%1025, 477
40100215.5%1026, 492

helmet /1145

LevelModDrop Rate
The Merciless Labyrinth25% increased Lightning Strike Damagehelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal Labyrinth40% increased Lightning Strike Damagehelmet(0.1%)
The Merciless LabyrinthLightning Strike fires 2 additional Projectileshelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal LabyrinthLightning Strike fires 3 additional Projectileshelmet(0.1%)
The Merciless LabyrinthLightning Strike pierces 2 additional Targetshelmet(0.1%)
The Eternal LabyrinthLightning Strike pierces 3 additional Targetshelmet(0.1%)

Supported By /80

ActiveType: Attack, ProjectileAttack, Projectile, MeleeSingleTarget, AttackCanRepeat, Melee, LightningSkill
Support GemActiveType
Added Fire Damage SupportHit, Attack
Faster Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
Greater Multiple Projectiles SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56, Type73
Lesser Multiple Projectiles SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56, Type73
Faster Projectiles SupportProjectile, ProjectileDamage, Type54, Type56
Added Cold Damage SupportAttack, Hit
Additional Accuracy SupportAttack, Type56
Added Lightning Damage SupportAttack, Hit
Increased Critical Strikes SupportHit, Attack
Increased Critical Damage SupportHit, Attack
Knockback SupportHit, Attack
Life Leech SupportHit, Attack
Mana Leech SupportAttack
Added Chaos Damage SupportHit, Attack
Stun SupportHit, Attack
Pierce SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
Melee Physical Damage SupportMelee
Item Rarity SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
Cold to Fire SupportHit, Attack
Combustion SupportHit, Attack
Elemental Damage with Attacks SupportAttack, Type56
Bloodlust SupportMelee
Life Gain on Hit SupportAttack, Type56
Elemental Proliferation SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
Culling Strike SupportHit, Attack
Point Blank SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
Iron Grip SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
Damage on Full Life SupportAttack
Chance to Flee SupportAttack, Hit
Blind SupportHit, Attack
Fire Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Cold Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Lightning Penetration SupportHit, Attack
Chain SupportChaining, Projectile, Type54, Type56
Fork SupportProjectile, Type54, Type56
Multistrike SupportAttackCanRepeat
Melee Splash SupportMeleeSingleTarget
Power Charge On Critical SupportHit, Attack
Burning Damage SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
Curse On Hit SupportAttack, Hit, AppliesCurse
Cast On Critical Strike SupportAttack
Cast on Melee Kill SupportMelee
Endurance Charge on Melee Stun SupportMelee
Slower Projectiles SupportProjectile, ProjectileDamage, Type54, Type56
Vicious Projectiles SupportProjectileAttack, Type56
Block Chance Reduction SupportHit, Attack
Physical to Lightning SupportHit, Attack
Fortify SupportMelee
Ice Bite SupportHit, Attack
Hypothermia SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
Innervate SupportHit, Attack
Poison SupportHit, Attack
Void Manipulation SupportHit, Attack, DamageOverTime
Controlled Destruction SupportHit, Attack, Type59
Swift Affliction SupportDuration, Type55, Hit, Attack
Elemental Focus SupportHit, Attack, CausesBurning
Ignite Proliferation SupportHit, Attack
Chance to Bleed SupportAttack
Lesser Poison SupportHit, Attack
Deadly Ailments SupportHit, Attack
Decay SupportHit, Attack
Efficacy SupportHit, Attack, Type59, Duration, Type55, DamageOverTime
Vile Toxins SupportHit, Attack
Maim SupportAttack, Maims
Immolate SupportHit, Attack
Unbound Ailments SupportHit, Attack, CauseElementalStatus
Brutality SupportHit, Attack
Ruthless SupportMelee
Onslaught SupportHit, Attack
Ancestral Call SupportMeleeSingleTarget
Summon Phantasm SupportAttack, Hit, CreatesMinion
Withering Touch SupportAttack
Bonechill SupportAttack, Hit, NonHitChill, ChillingArea
Energy Leech SupportHit, Attack
Close Combat SupportMelee
Shockwave SupportMelee
Impale SupportAttack
Pulverise SupportMelee
Rage SupportMelee
Nightblade SupportAttack