For the spell in Dragon Age: Origins, see Chain Lightning.

Chain Lightning is a mage spell from the Primal tree in Dragon Age II.


  • Electricity damage: 3.14x Base Damage
  • Elemental force: 2x
  • Lightning arcs 2 times


  • This is considered an offensive spell, so it cannot be cast when Healing Aura is active.
  • Lightning-based spells do not cause friendly fire damage, even in Nightmare mode.[1]


Chain Lightning DA2 Chain Reaction
Requires: Level 6
Requires: 2 points in Primal
Chain Lightning now leaps between more enemies and strikes STAGGERED foes with further electricity damage.

Lightning arcs: +2 (total: 4)
Electricity damage: 300% vs. STAGGEREDStaggered targets
Elemental force: 200% vs. STAGGEREDStaggered targets
Size: +2m (total: 4m)


  1. "Post by Peter Thomas". 1:21. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
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