Corrosive

Element Guide

Corrosive

Description:
Effective against armored enemies. Ineffective against flesh enemies and very ineffective against shielded enemies.
Corrosive
Last Page Update: Dec 21, 2019

Corrosive Damage in Borderlands 2

Corrosive Damage is very effective against Armored Targets. Recognizable by their yellow Health Bar.

Normal Mode:  +50% Damage against Armored Targets. -10% Damage against Flesh Targets and -25% Damage against Shielded Targets.

True / Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode: +75% Damage against Armored Targets. -40% Damage against Flesh Targets and -60% Damage against Shielded Targets.

A Loader (Shielded) in UVHM, would get 175 Damage with 100 Damage Weapon. A Stalker (Shielded) would get 40 Damage, after the shield his shield is depleted he will receive 60 Damage.

The Corrosive Status Effect lasts for 8 Seconds. It deals damage (1/3 ( ±5% ) of its Status Effect Damage) 3 times per second.

Shock Specific Weapons: Stinkpot, Dahlminator, Gub, Hornet, Infection, Hive, Retcher, Bad Touch

Other Shock Specific Items: Pandemic, Impaler, Bone of the Ancients

Corrosive Damage in Borderlands 3

Normal Mode:  +50% Damage against Armored Targets. -20% Damage against Flesh Targets and -30% Damage against Shielded Targets.

True Vault Hunter Mode: +75% Damage against Armored Targets. -35% Damage against Flesh Targets and -50% Damage against Shielded Targets.

Can cause the Melt Status Effect that lasts for 5 Seconds. It deals damage (1/3 ( ±5% ) of its Status Effect Damage) 3 times per second.

Other Elements

Shock

Shock

Shock is effective against shielded enemies. Ineffective (Neutral in Borderlands 2) against flesh and armored enemies.
Radiation

Radiation

Enemies that die with the Radiation Status effect, explode and spread radiation to nearby enemies. Effective on Shields; Neutral on Flesh; Weak on Armor.
Explosive

Explosive

Neutral on Flesh and Shields; Weak against Armor. In Borderlands 3 Explosive Damage is considered Kinetic Damage.
Non Elemental

Non Elemental

Non Elemental Damage or Physical Damage is neutral against Flesh and Shielded Targets and ineffective against Armored Targets.

Other Elements

Non Elemental

Non Elemental

Non Elemental Damage or Physical Damage is neutral against Flesh and Shielded Targets and ineffective against Armored Targets.
Incendiary

Incendiary

Incendiary is effective against flesh enemies. Very Ineffective against shielded and armored enemies.
Cryo

Cryo

Cryo Damage reduces enemy movement speed and can freeze them. Effective on Armor; Neutral on Flesh; Weak on Shields.
Radiation

Radiation

Enemies that die with the Radiation Status effect, explode and spread radiation to nearby enemies. Effective on Shields; Neutral on Flesh; Weak on Armor.
Shock

Shock

Shock is effective against shielded enemies. Ineffective (Neutral in Borderlands 2) against flesh and armored enemies.
Slag

Slag

Slag only exists in Borderlands 2 and Buffs all damage towards Slagged Targets.