Corrosive
Updated: Mar 18, 2022
Corrosive

Element
Corrosive

Description:
Effective against armored enemies. Ineffective against flesh enemies and very ineffective against shielded enemies.

Corrosive Damage in Borderlands

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.
-25% Damage against Shielded Targets.

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

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

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

Borderlands 3

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

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

Can cause the Melt Status Effect that lasts for 7 Seconds.
It deals damage (1/3 ( ±5% ) of its Status Effect Damage) 3 times per second.

More Elements

Explosive

Explosive

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

Frost

Poison

Poison

Shock

Shock

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

Lightning

Slag

Slag

Slag only exists in Borderlands 2 and Buffs all damage towards slaged Targets.
Non-Elemental

Non-Elemental

Non-Elemental items deal Physical Damage that's neutral against Flesh and Shielded Targets and ineffective against Armored Targets.
Dark Magic

Dark Magic

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.
Fire

Fire

Fire 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.