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The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
Updated: Jun 26, 2022
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge

Knowing is half the battle.
  • Content
    Guns, Love, and Tentacles
  • Artifact Type
    Unique
  • Rarity
    Legendary
  • Elements

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
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The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge - Details

The Legendary Artifact The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge is manufactured by Eridian and comes from the Borderlands 3 Guns, Love, and Tentacles - DLC.

Hits in very fast succession grant +1% (multiplicative) Damage that stacks up to 15 times.
When reaching 15 stacks you gain additional +90% Gun Damage.

Stacking Formula:
1.01stacks => multiplicative Damage
Max Stacks: 1.0115 = +16.1% Damage

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge - Abilities

Like most Legendary Artifacts the The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge has 1 of 21 Abilities from these 4 Categories.
Artifacts can't be anointed or have a Mayhem Level.

Utility Abilities

  • Last Stand
    5s Invulnerability when Health drops below 50%.
    Cooldown: 40s
  • Elemental Projector
    +129% [Element] Dmg for elemental status effects applied to you.
  • Flesh Melter
    On kill, stacks a buff up to 5 times and each lasts 12.5s.
    Each stack: +32% Corrosive Dmg
  • Atom Balm
    +50% Radiation Aura Dmg
    +25% Radiation Burst Dmg
    +25% Radiation Burst Radius
  • Loot Expanding
    +137% Cash Pickups
    +40% Ammo Pickups
    +65% Health Pickups
  • Ice Breaker
    +50% Dmg to Frozen Enemies
    +61% Cryo Efficiency

Melee Abilities

  • Berzerker
    Melee grants enrage buff that for 10s.
    Enrage: +20% Sprint Speed & +13% Fire Rate
  • Cutpurse
    Melee restores 13% Ammo (You & Allies)
  • [Element] Stone
    +80% [Element] Melee Dmg
  • Knife Drain
    +75% Melee Lifesteal

Slide Abilities

  • Cauterizing
    Slide: +95% Incendiary Dmg
    Incendiary puddle on slide impact.
    Cooldown: 10s
  • Electric Slide
    Slide: +95% Shock Dmg
    While sliding shock beams chain up to 7 nearby enemies.
  • Caustic Coast
    Slide: +50% Corrosive Dmg
    While sliding shoots 10 corrosive Shards/s.
  • Snowdrift
    Slide: +95% Cryo Dmg & +158% Speed
    Slide launches Cryo Snowball.
    Cooldown: 5s
  • Radiodead
    Slide: +95% Radiation Dmg
    Radiation puddle on slide impact.
    Puddle duration: 5s

Slam Abilities

  • Hot Drop
    Slam: +125% Incendiary Dmg & +50% Radius
    On impact: Launches 5 fireballs that leave magma puddles.
  • Spark Plug
    Slam: +125% Shock Dmg & +50% Radius
    On impact:
    Spawns tesla-coil that deals Shock Slide-Dmg to nearby enemies for 8s.
  • Toxic Revenger
    Slam: +125% Corrosive Dmg & +50% Radius
    On impact: spawns Corrosive puddle for 5s.
  • Ice Spiker
    Slam: +125% Cryo Dmg & +50% Radius
    On impact: Launches 3 Cryo Projectiles that pierce enemies.
  • Mind Melt
    Slam: +125% Radiation Dmg & +50% Radius
    On impact: Creates Radiation Aura around player for 8s.
  • Rear Ender
    +110% Slam Dmg
    +50% Slam Radius
    +75% Slam Knockback

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge - Stats

The The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge has 3 of 22 Stats from these 3 Categories:

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge has 2 out of these 6 Stats:

  • +16% Fire Rate
  • +73% Mag Size
  • +22% Reload Speed
  • +9,902 Health
  • +990 Health Regen/s
  • +11% Combat XP

Damage Stats

  • +28% [Weapon-Type] Damage
  • +28% [Element] Damage
  • +44% Melee Damage
  • +34% Grenade Damage
  • +55% Area-of-Effect Damage

Survivability Stats

  • +9,902 Health
  • +990 Health Regen/s
  • +11,091 Shield Capacity
  • -39% Recharge Delay
  • +49% Recharge Rate
  • +43% [Element] Resistance
  • +30% Elemental Resistance

Utility Stats

  • +73% Mag Size
  • +44% [Element] Effect Chance
  • +22% Reload Speed
  • +35% Accuracy
  • +14% Movement Speed
  • +34% Cooldown Rate
  • +73% FFYL Duration
  • +54% FFYL Movement Speed
  • +20.00 Luck
  • +11% Combat XP

Stat Secrets

If Area-of-Effect Damage appears in Slot 2 or 3 you gain additional +55% Splash Radius.

Stats generally only occur once, but some have a 0.11% Chance to occur twice, doubling the stats effectiveness.

  • Fire Damage
  • Cryo Damage
  • Radiation Damage
  • Melee Damage
  • Movement Speed

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge - Buffs/Nerfs

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
How to farm

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
Assigned Loot Pool

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
Paid Content

Quest Reward (Unfarmable)

Unfarmable - Quest Reward

Borderlands 3 Quest Rewards are rewarded during or after a quest.

This artifact isn't farmable, because it's either from a DLC Quest or 1 of the rare outliers.
The only ways to farm this artifact is by utilizing Read-Only farming.

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
Drop Rates

The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Wonderlands
Loot Luck Formula

P% =
1.2L0.27 × 100
1.2L0.27 + 100

P = Dedicated Loot Pool Chance
L = Loot Luck

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
Grinder Recipe

Oz-Kit LegendaryplusOz-Kit LegendaryplusOz-Kit LegendaryequalsOz-Kit Legendary

⚙️ Recipe for mentioned chances

The Pearl of Ineffable Knowledge
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