Solitary Thunder

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Solitary Thunder (Yellow line) is a Rune-keeper Trait Tree. The other two trait trees of this class are Benediction of Peace and Cleansing Flame.

Solitary Thunder
Deals short-ranged, instant damage.
A mobile, burst-damage line, with a number of instant-cast and potent skills to increase DPS.
Skills Earned:
Sustaining Bolt-icon.png Sustaining Bolt
Writ of Lightning-icon.png Writ of Lightning
Lightning skills have a 20% chance to apply:
Sustaining Bolt is now free.
Duration: 8s


These skills are acquired by spending trait points in the Solitary Thunder (yellow) trait tree. You can only obtain the set skills if you specialize in this tree.

Skill Category Attunes Range Induct / Cool Source
Sustaining Bolt-icon.png Sustaining Bolt Damage + Buff 0 Steady Attunement-icon.png 20m - / 15s Set: Initial skill
Writ of Lightning-icon.png Writ of Lightning Damage + Debuff 3 Battle Attunement-icon.png 20m - / 1s Set: Initial skill
Ceaseless Argument-icon.png Ceaseless Argument Damage 1 Battle Attunement-icon.png 20m - / - Trait: Ceaseless Argument (Trait)-icon.png Ceaseless Argument
Fulgurite Runestone-icon.png Fulgurite Runestone Damage + Stun 3 Battle Attunement-icon.png - - / 3s Trait: Fulgurite Runestone (Trait)-icon.png Fulgurite Runestone
Epic Conclusion-icon.png Epic Conclusion Damage 0 Steady Attunement-icon.png 20m - / 30s Trait: Epic Conclusion (Trait)-icon.png Epic Conclusion
Vivid Imagery-icon.png Vivid Imagery Damage + Daze 3 Battle Attunement-icon.png 5m - / 1m Trait: Vivid Imagery (Trait)-icon.png Vivid Imagery
Concession and Rebuttal-icon.png Concession and Rebuttal Buff 6 Battle Attunement-icon.png Self - / 3m Trait: Concession and Rebuttal (Trait)-icon.png Concession and Rebuttal
Static Surge-icon.png Static Surge Damage 1 Battle Attunement-icon.png 5.2m - / 3s Set: Static Surge (Trait)-icon.png Static Surge

Set Bonuses

Specialization in this trait tree provides an unnamed inherent buff which provides the following effects: "Lightning skills have a 20% chance to apply: Sustaining Bolt is now free for 8 seconds.".

Set Bonus Description Source
Lightning Affinity-icon.png Lightning Affinity Buff Set: 5+ total ranks
Shocked-icon.png Shocked Improves skill Writ of Lightning Set: 10+ total ranks
Master of Tragedy-icon.png Master of Tragedy Self-heal Set: 15+ total ranks
Tale of The Storm-icon.png Tale of The Storm Buff Set: 20+ total ranks
Sustenance-icon.png Sustenance Improves skill Sustaining Bolt Set: 25+ total ranks
Refutation-icon.png Refutation Buff Set: 30+ total ranks
Static Surge (Trait)-icon.png Static Surge Gain skill Static Surge Set: 35+ total ranks


Trait Description Source
Ceaseless Argument (Trait)-icon.png Ceaseless Argument Gain skill Ceaseless Argument Trait: 0+ ranks
Exacting Wards-icon.png Exacting Wards Buff Trait: 0+ ranks
Confounding Principles-icon.png Confounding Principles Improves skill Shocking Touch Trait: 0+ ranks
Cutting Remarks-icon.png Cutting Remarks Buff Trait: 5+ ranks
Fortune Smiles-icon.png Fortune Smiles Buff Trait: 5+ ranks
Fulgurite Runestone (Trait)-icon.png Fulgurite Runestone Gain skill Fulgurite Runestone Trait: 10+ ranks
Thunderous Words-icon.png Thunderous Words Buff Trait: 10+ ranks
Statically Charged-icon.png Statically Charged Improves skill Fulgurite Runestone Trait: 15+ ranks, Fulgurite Runestone (1)
Epic Conclusion (Trait)-icon.png Epic Conclusion Gain skill Epic Conclusion Trait: 15+ ranks
Harsh Debate-icon.png Harsh Debate Buff Trait: 15+ ranks, Thunderous Words (5)
Vivid Imagery (Trait)-icon.png Vivid Imagery Gain skill Vivid Imagery Trait: 20+ ranks
Closing Remarks-icon.png Closing Remarks Buff Trait: 20+ ranks, Harsh Debate (5)
Furious Storms-icon.png Furious Storms Buff Trait: 25+ ranks
Perfect Imagery-icon.png Perfect Imagery Improves skill Vivid Imagery Trait: 25+ ranks, Vivid Imagery (1)
Concession and Rebuttal (Trait)-icon.png Concession and Rebuttal Gain skill Concession and Rebuttal Trait: 30+ ranks
Flashing Images-icon.png Flashing Images Improves skill Steady Hands Trait: 30+ ranks