A secret incantation of the capital's ancient dragon cult.
Summons a red bolt of lightning that scatters and spreads around
the surrounding area.
Charging enhances the range of the lightning bolt.
Spoken of in legend, red lightning is the weapon wielded by the
Where to find Ancient Dragons' Lightning Strike
Where to find Ancient Dragons' Lightning Strike:
- Purchase from Brother Corhyn or Miriel, Pastor of Vows after giving the Ancient Dragon Prayerbook for 10,000 Runes.
Elden Ring Ancient Dragons' Lightning Strike Guide
- Stamina Cost: 31
- One of the Dragon Cult Incantations and is boosted by the Gravel Stone Seal
- Deals Lightning Damage
- Charging increases the number of bolts and the distance which the bolts travel, but does not increase the damage done by a single bolt. As a result, this incantation is not boosted by the Godfrey Icon.
- Range is short (uncharged) and medium (charged)
- Slow casting speed when charged and medium when ucnharged.
- This incantation can deal extreme amounts of damage against large enemies (dragons, giants, etc.) as each bolt counts as a hit and deals its own damage.
- Can be also useful against smaller targets or in PvP, but caution and precise position is required.
- In PvP, with proper build even one bolt can hit for 700-800 damage, 2-3 bolts will most likely kill invader even with 1800+ HP
- Has suprisingly long range vertically - if player stands on ledge, bolts will hit place under player.