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<onlyinclude>{{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=Elemental, Tier 8
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|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
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}}</onlyinclude>
   
'''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.
   
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== Rank table ==
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|-
 
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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"
 
| 2 || 8%
 
 
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| 3 || 12%
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| 2 || 22%
|-class="alt"
 
| 4 || 16%
 
 
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| 5 || 20%
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| 3 || 33%
 
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==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.
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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)
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*LO procs seem to be able to proc LO as well , while the damage the resulting spell does is still calculated as half of the original one.
   
== Known bugs ==
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== Patch changes ==
*Rank 2 to 10 of Lightning Bolt will proc another Bolt with FULL damage (not halved). This bug is known and will probably be fixed soon.
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* {{Patched|date=2009-05-14|bluenote=The chance for the Lightning Overload talent to be triggered is being increased from 7/13/20% to 11/22/33%.|link=http://blue.mmo-champion.com/23/16474158165-recent-ingame-fixes--41609.html}}
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*{{Patch 2.3|note=(Elemental) now has a 4/8/12/16/20% chance to occur and the additional spell causes half damage and no additional threat.|comment=Prior to that the chance was {1/2/3/4/5}%, but spell's damage was not halved.}}
   
== Past changes ==
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== External links ==
*In [[Patch 2.3]], chance of second no mana cost, half damage spell increased to 4/8/12/16/20% with no additional threat. Prior to that the chance was 1/2/3/4/5%, but spell's damage was not halved.
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Latest revision as of 17:54, October 11, 2010

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 Edit

NotesEdit

  • 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)
  • LO procs seem to be able to proc LO as well , while the damage the resulting spell does is still calculated as half of the original one.

Patch changes Edit

  • 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%."
  • Bc icon Patch 2.3.0 (13-Nov-2007): (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.

External links Edit


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