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{{ood|This is a 3 rank talent now, not 5.}}
 
 
{{Infobox talent
 
{{Infobox talent
 
|name=Lightning Overload
 
|name=Lightning Overload
 
|image=Spell_Nature_LightningOverload.png
 
|image=Spell_Nature_LightningOverload.png
|description=Gives your [[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]] spells a 4n% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target at no additional cost that causes half damage and no threat.
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|description=Gives your [[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]] spells a 11n% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target at no additional cost that causes half damage and no threat.
 
|class=Shaman
 
|class=Shaman
 
|location=[[Shaman_talents#Elemental|Elemental]], Tier 8
 
|location=[[Shaman_talents#Elemental|Elemental]], Tier 8
 
|affects=[[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]]
 
|affects=[[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]]
|ranks=5
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|ranks=3
 
|points_req=35
 
|points_req=35
 
}}
 
}}
   
'''Lightning Overload''' is a passive talent that gives your [[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]] spells {4/8/12/16/20}% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target with no cost. It causes half damage and no threat.
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'''Lightning Overload''' is a passive talent that gives your [[Lightning Bolt]] and [[Chain Lightning]] spells {11/22/33}% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target with no cost. This second spell is instant, causes half damage and no threat.
   
 
== Rank table ==
 
== Rank table ==
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! Rank !! Chance to cast
 
! Rank !! Chance to cast
 
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|-
| 1 || 4%
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| 1 || 11%
 
|-class="alt"
 
|-class="alt"
| 2 || 8%
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| 2 || 22%
 
|-
 
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| 3 || 12%
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| 3 || 33%
|-class="alt"
 
| 4 || 16%
 
|-
 
| 5 || 20%
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
*Spells cast due to this talent behave completely equal to their base spells.
 
*Spells cast due to this talent behave completely equal to their base spells.
*The net effect of this talent (maxed) is a 10% average damage increase for the lightning spells. (.5 damage * .2 chance = .1)
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*The net effect of this talent (maxed) is a 16.5% average damage increase for the lightning spells. (.5 damage * .33 chance = .165)
   
 
== Patch changes ==
 
== Patch changes ==

Revision as of 23:42, July 12, 2009

Lightning Overload
Spell nature lightningoverload
  • Talent
  • Lightning Overload
  • {{{cast_time}}} sec cast
  • Requires Shaman
  • Gives your Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning spells a 11n% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target at no additional cost that causes half damage and no threat.
Usable by
ClassShaman
Properties
TypeN/A
SchoolN/A
Casting timeUnknown sec cast
CooldownNone/Global Cooldown
Requirements
LocationN/A
Level required35

Lightning Overload is a passive talent that gives your Lightning Bolt and Chain Lightning spells {11/22/33}% chance to cast a second, similar spell on the same target with no cost. This second spell is instant, causes half damage and no threat.

Rank table

Rank Chance to cast
1 11%
2 22%
3 33%

Notes

  • Spells cast due to this talent behave completely equal to their base spells.
  • The net effect of this talent (maxed) is a 16.5% average damage increase for the lightning spells. (.5 damage * .33 chance = .165)

Patch changes

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Hotfix (2009-05-14): "The chance for the Lightning Overload talent to be triggered is being increased from 7/13/20% to 11/22/33%. [1]"
  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 2.3 (2007-11-13): (Elemental) now has a 4/8/12/16/20% chance to occur and the additional spell causes half damage and no additional threat.
Prior to that the chance was {1/2/3/4/5}%, but spell's damage was not halved.

References

  1. ^ Blizz Bornakk 2009-04-17. Recent In-Game Fixes - 4/16/09. Retrieved on 2009-05-30.

External links

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