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As per the title, does the Wizard's lightning hydra proc the passive to stun mobs?

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Amongst other abilities, Hydra with the Lightning rune do not cause the Paralysis passive to proc. The abilities reported to be affected by this are:

  • Storm armor's basic damage component
  • Lightning Hydra
  • Dartling

Source, second source.

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Jeez, well that makes the Lightning Hydra utterly useless... thanks for the links. –  theorise Jun 27 '12 at 15:36
    
@theorise Venom hydra :) –  kalina Jun 27 '12 at 15:37
    
.. yup. I am currently using Arcane + Flux passive, just trying to see if any of the others are useful. So far, ice, mammoth and now lightning seem a waste of time in comparison to venom! –  theorise Jun 27 '12 at 15:46
    
Arcane can shoot through walls... that is at least cool. Flux adds a little value to that as well. However, the damage dealt by venom hydra, especially verse a stationary target is very strong. –  DiabloMonkey Jun 27 '12 at 16:12
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I can stun with my Hydra. I think it has changed in some recent patch, though I did not notice it in the patch notes or anywhere.

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Hmm I will test this tonight. –  theorise Jul 12 '12 at 14:41
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