Lightning Storm

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Lightning Storm
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Lightning Storm(676) Gold.png
Set: Classic
Type: Spell
Class: Shaman
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 3
Abilities: Deal damage, Overload
Tags: Area of effect, Random
Artist: Christopher Moeller

Deal 2-3 damage to all enemy minions. Overload: (2)

An umbrella won't be effective, I'm afraid.

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Lightning Storm is a rare shaman spell card, from the Classic set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Lightning Storm can be obtained through Classic card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Regular Lightning Storm can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of a Ranked season, or as a first-time reward for first time reaching Silver 10 or Gold 10 in Ranked mode.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Lightning Storm 100 20
Golden Lightning Storm 800 100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The damage dealt by Lightning Storm is calculated individually for each minion (so one minion may take 2 damage and another may take 3 damage).
  • Although still figuring out the set of minions it will damage before beginning to damage anything, Lightning Storm (unlike most area of effect damaging effect) resolves each Damage Event (queuing and resolving triggers) as soon as it is created in play order, before moving to damage the next minion.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Lightning Storm is a cheap, but somewhat random board clear for shamans. Keep in mind that the Overload will kick in next turn; miscalculating the next turn can be a huge mistake after yielding an unlucky 2 damage, instead of the hoped-for 3.

Spell Damage bonuses from minions are especially potent with Lightning Storm, with even +1 giving it the potential of a Flamestrike. In a pinch you can even use Totemic Call and hope for a Wrath of Air Totem.

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Lightning Storm, full art

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