Fire
Updated: Mar 12, 2022
Fire

Element
Fire

Description:
Fire is effective against flesh enemies. Very Ineffective against shielded and armored enemies.

Fire Damage in Borderlands

Borderlands 2

Fire Damage or Incendiary Damage is very effective against Flesh Targets.

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

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

A Bandit (Flesh) in UVHM, would get 175 Damage with 100 Damage Weapon.
A Loader (Armored) would get 40 Damage.

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

Fire Specific Weapons:
Sawbar, Seraphim, Toothpick, Greed, Logan's Gun, Tinderbox, Pyrophobia, World Burn, Blockhead, Heart Breaker, Teeth of Terramorphous, Good Touch, Hellfire, Infection Cleaner, Nirvana, Hot Mama, Longbow, Volcano

Fire Specific Gear:
Antifection, Breath of Terramorphous, Contraband Sky Rocket, Fire Bee, Fire Storm, Fireball

Other Fire Items:
Flame of the Firehawk, Hide of Terramorphous, Slayer of Terramorphous Class Mods, Bone of the Ancients

Borderlands 3

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

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

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

More Elements

Frost

Frost

Dark Magic

Dark Magic

Explosive

Explosive

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

Poison

Non-Elemental

Non-Elemental

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

Slag

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

Lightning

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.
Cryo

Cryo

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

Corrosive

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