Staff imbued with the power of thunder. A replica of one carried by a mythic god-beast.
Staff with a divine thunder power dwelling inside.
Lightning Staff is a low-ranked weapon for Vivi that provides 16 attack and teaches Thundara and Poison. It can be bought for 1,200 gil at Treno and Lindblum (disc 2), Black Mage Village (disc 2/3), Conde Petie, and Alexandria, stolen from Black Waltz 3, or found in Burmecia and Cleyra's Trunk.
Storm Staff is a mid-ranked staff that provides 33 Attack, 8 Evade, +4 Magick, 34 CT, and gives +50% damage to Lightning-elemental attacks. It requires the Staves 2 license to equip, and can be bought for 2,400 gil at Rabanastre, Nalbina Fortress, Jahara, and Mt Bur-Omisace, or dropped from Pineapple (3% chance).
In the International version, it instead provides 36 Attack, now requires the Staves 3 license to equip, and can be bought for 2,590 gil at Eruyt Village and Mt Bur-Omisace, or dropped from Pineapple (3% chance).
Thunder Staff is a low to mid-ranked staff that provides 22 Attack, 33 Magic, +10 to Thunder, and has one available slot for jewels. It can be used by all races.
Thunder is the sound caused by lightning. Depending on the distance and nature of the lightning, thunder can range from a sharp, loud crack to a long, low rumble (brontide).
Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm between electrically charged regions of a cloud (called intra-cloud lightning or IC), between that cloud and another cloud (CC lightning), or between a cloud and the ground (CG lightning).