Forked Lightning


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Forked Lightning is a rune effect in Electrocute, a Signature Wizard skill.

This rune effect causes critical hits to release 4 charged bolts (Shock Pulses) which move randomly, dealing 46% weapon damage to enemies they strike.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

Refer to the Electrocute rune effects article for thorough descriptions of all five rune effects in this skill, including screenshots, videos, and strategy tips.

Name Level Description

Signature spell
1 This is a Signature spell. Signature spells are free to cast.

Lightning arcs from your fingertips, dealing 138% weapon damage as Lightning. The lightning can jump, hitting up to 2 additional enemies.

MedRuneE Forked Lightning
1 Critical Hits release 4 charged bolts in random directions, dealing 44% weapon damage as Fire to any enemies hit.


Screenshots and movies will be added post-release.


Prior to the skill revision in February 2012, this rune effect was enabled by the Indigo Rune, granting the following effect with a level 7 runestone:

Forked Lightning


Critical hits with this skill cause an explosion of 5 charged bolts in random directions, dealing 105% weapon damage as Lightning to any targets hit.