Lightning Hydra


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Lightning Hydra is a rune effect in Hydra, an Offensive Wizard skill that summons a triad of dragon heads to spit elemental attacks at nearby enemies.

This rune effect changes the Hydra to a blueish-white creature that spits lightning orbs that electrocute enemies for 33% damage as lightning.

Skill Rune Effects[edit]

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

Name Level Description

1 Cost: 15 Arcane Power

Summon a multi-headed Hydra for 15 seconds that attacks enemies with bolts of fire dealing 165% weapon damage as Fire.

Only one Hydra may be active at a time.

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1 Summon a Lightning Hydra that electrocutes enemies for 255% weapon damage as Lightning.


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:

Lightning Hydra


Summon Lightning Hydras that shock enemies for 88% weapon damage as Lightning.