- "Designed to draw electricity from lightning strikes to the bridge tower down to the medieval chamber beneath the town. Lightning strikes are common along the Kyffhäuser foothills from late winter to early spring."
- — Notebook Information
The Retractable Lightning Rod Mechanism is an item found during both the casual and hardcore versions of the main easter egg on the map The Final Reich in the Nazi Zombies mode of Call of Duty: WWII. During the easter egg, the player activates a total of three lightning rods in order to power on the mechanisms within the Emperor's Chamber, as well as summon Heinz Richter and his zeppelin.