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Lightning damage is caused by most Air Magic skills, Channeling Magic skills, air staves, air wands and any weapon with a shocking upgrade. While many Air Magic skills have 25% armor penetration, it is not an inherent attribute for lightning damage overall.

Related Skills

These skills cause lightning damage:

These skills involve lightning damage in other ways:

Effect of lightning damage to creatures

The following creatures are known to have a natural resistance to lightning damage:

The following creatures are known to have a natural vulnerability to lightning damage:

Warning: if you use an Air Magic spell to test vulnerability to lightning damage, make sure you use a skill without armor penetration, such as Lightning Surge.

Damage types
Physical damage: Blunt damageSlashing damagePiercing damage
Elemental damage: Cold damageEarth damageFire damageLightning damage
Others: Chaos damageDark damageHoly damageShadow damage