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|Abilities:||Deal damage, Overload|
|Artist:||Mike "Daarken" Lim|
Deal 3 damage. Overload: (1)
Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt!
How to get[edit | edit source]
Lightning Bolt can be obtained through Classic card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Lightning Bolt can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.
|Golden Lightning Bolt||400||50|
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Lightning Bolt is one of the shaman's basic damage dealing and removal spells. Similarly to Rockbiter Weapon, it can be used to clear threats from the board, especially in the early game, or combined with other options to trade efficiently or tackle larger threats.
The spell's low mana cost makes it available from the very start of the game, which can be useful for removing the dangerous turn 1 minions often played by rush decks, but its Overload may make the shaman suffer in tempo if they use it too early on.
Lore[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This card may be based on the Magic: The Gathering card Lightning Bolt, which similarly deals 3 damage to a target for 1 mana, although the latter card does not feature Overload.
- The artwork for this card comes from the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game "Scourgewar" series, for the card Surge of Lightning.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Patch changes[edit | edit source]
- Alpha patch (unknown date, pre-May 2013): Text changed from "Deal 3 damage. Recall (1)" to "Deal 3 damage. Overload: (1)".