Shock was a magical weapon ability. With a command, a shock weapon became sheathed in crackling electricity. Any creature hit by the weapon took damage from the electricity in addition to the damage the weapon did.[1]


A spellcaster needed the call lightning or lightning bolt spells to create a weapon with this ability.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Monte Cook, Jonathan Tweet, Skip Williams (July 2003). Dungeon Master's Guide 3.5 edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 225. ISBN 0-7869-2889-1.