Lightning Strikes is an Episode pack for DC Universe Online, released on December 6th 2011. Chaos has descended on Central City because of a disaster in the Speed Force as someone is attempting to alter history. Explore the heart of Central City and travel through time to ensure that Barry Allen becomes The Flash!
Lightning Strikes is the 2nd episode pack. Access to the episode content is available to members with an active subscription and a combat rating of 43. Non-members may purchase access in the Marketplace for $4.99.
As the chaos continues, worm hole vortexes begin appearing in both Metropolis and Gotham City, from which creatures known as Paradox Reapers begin appearing in an attempt to consume the current timeline.
With the greatest concentration of reapers and vortexes appearing in Central City, it is revealed that someone has traveled into the past in an attempt to alter the history of the Flash (Barry Allen). Employing a group of New Heroes, the Flash uses the Cosmic Treadmill to send the group back in time to stop the instigator before time is rewritten.
- Heroes: Abra Kadabra, Professor Zoom, Heat Wave, Pied Piper, Trickster, Captain Boomerang, Captain Cold, The Top, Weather Wizard
- Villains: Kid Flash, Donna Troy, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven, Static, Nightwing, Flash (Barry Allen), Black Lightning
Briefings and InvestigationsEdit
- Until game update 28 Speed Force Ruptures could be found all over Gotham and Metropolis as part of one of the daily missions. These were moved to Central City to make room for Sons of Trigon related street scenes (Virtues over Vices, Vices over Virtues).
- Prior to March 31st, 2015, Lightning Strikes access included the Electricity power set. Previous owners of the DLC will retain access.
- Lightning Strikes is the only episode that only includes a single On Duty instance.