spell found in many video and computer games around 1990s and the first decade of the 21st century, wherein a lightning bolt strikes one target, then a second with decreased damage, a third, and so on, until its power has diminished beyond a tickle. Example games would be Heroes of Might and Magic 3
, World of Warcraft
, et al.
1. Solmyr's special ability is that he starts with the ability to cast chain lightning, one of the most powerful spells in Heroes of Might and Magic 3.
2. Elemental Shamans' Chain Lightning and Chain Heal spells are part of the reason why many World of Warcraft players choose them as their characters.