- The Lightning Crystal was released on September 30, 2011, along with the Blue Fire Dragon, Fog Dragon, Scorch Dragon, Cactus, Giant Mushroom, Snowy Tree, Skytree, Ami'Lya Pond, and the Volcano.
- On December 21, 2012, the Lightning Crystal was decorated with holiday decorations for a limited time.
- On February 1, 2013, the holiday decorations on the Lightning Crystal were removed.
- On April 17, 2013, the Lightning Crystal slightly changed in appearance.
- On April 18, 2013, the Lightning Crystal changed back to its original appearance but reverted to the newer apperance on April 22, 2013.
- Initially, the Lightning Crystal was available at level 15, but the level availability was changed on October 9, 2013, to level 12.