Lightning Damage is one of the Damage Types in Elden Ring. It is one of the eight main Damage Types and belongs to the Elemental Damage category. Damage Types are a major part of the calculation that determines how much damage is dealt in Combat and are affected by many factors including your equipment, skills and temporary buffs.
Elden Ring Lightning Damage Guide
Lightning Damage is a type of Elemental Damage dealt by both players and enemies alike. Lightning Damage is often effective against heavily armored enemies, dragons and other draconic or serpentine creatures. Most enemies that utilize Lightning Damage will often (but not always) have high resistance or immunity to Lightning Damage.
Most Weapons can be upgraded via the Lightning Upgrade Path in order to imbue them with Lightning Damage properties. There are also Weapons that can be found which innately deal Lightning Damage. See the Upgrades and individual weapon pages for details.
Weapon Arts that deal Lightning Damage will benefit from Dex if the weapon has Dex scaling.
Lightning Damage and Players
This section lists information pertaining to Lightning Damage and its relation to Players.
Lightning Damage and Enemies in Elden Ring
Elden Ring Lightning Damage Notes & Tips
- There is currently no character Stat in the game that provides scaling for innate Lightning defense.