Lightning is an ability in the Dragon Quest series. Unless otherwise stated, it pulls down bolts from the sky for 50~70 damage and 0 MP, and is typically learned by bruiser types rather than casters.
Lightning is used by the Demon thunderer in the remakes of IV, dealing 35~45 to all allies.
Lightning is learned by several monster companions:
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Lighting was nerfed in the 3DS version, with a new range of 30~50.
An enemy only skill, Lightning deals 28~36 damage.
Lightning grew weaker in IX, dealing only 17~26 damage.