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Lightning Nova

Skill IdMonsterLightningProjectileNova
Cast Time1s
Level Req.(3-68)
Critical Strike Chance4%
Attack Speed100%
Effectiveness of Added Damage100%
Stored Uses1
Damage Multiplier100%
Deals (4-254) to (12-760) Lightning Damage
Fires 8 additional Projectiles
Fires Projectiles in a circle

Lightning Nova (skill id: MonsterLightningProjectileNova) is a monster skill used by Undying Aristocrats. It has the same effect as a detonating Lightning Trap inventory icon.pngLightning TrapLightning TrapTrap, Spell, Projectile, Lightning
Mana Cost: (8-20)
Cast Time: 1.00 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 6.00%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 170%
Projectile Speed: 960
Requires Level 12Throws a trap that launches a ring of projectiles through the enemy that set it off, dealing lightning damage to them and subsequent targets.Per 1% Quality:1Superior2Anomalous3Divergent1% increased Lightning Damage
0.5% increased Effect of Lightning Ailments
1% increased Projectile SpeedProjectiles have 1% chance to Return to you
Deals (18-466) to (54-1399) Lightning Damage
Trap lasts 4 seconds
Fires 8 additional Projectiles
20% chance to Shock enemies
(80-118)% increased Critical Strike Chance against Shocked Enemies
Fires Projectiles in a circle
(0-19)% increased Effect of Shock
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.

Lightning Trap skill icon.png
Lightning Trap inventory icon.png


It is also used by the Invasion boss Bladeback Guardian[1] and Perandus monster Spectral Mercenary (skill id: PerandusLightningProjectile).

Monsters with this skill may have the mod DisplayMonsterCastsLightningNova - Casts Lightning Nova (Unique).

Version history

Version Changes
  • (Not in patch note) Introduced to the game.


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