Non Elemental

Non-Elemental Damage in Borderlands 2

In Borderlands 2 Non Elemental Weapons are the most common Weapons.
The Common Rarity will always be non elemental, except Maliwan and Torgue Weapons.

Non Elemental Damage deals full damage to Flesh and Shielded enemies, only Armored targets take 20% less damage.
Melee Attacks also count as Non-Elemental.

Manufacturer Jakobs primarily produces Non Elemental Weapons with a few exceptions:
Stinkpot, Greed, Twister, Cobra, Hot Mama

Rocket Launchers and Grenade Mods, that do not have an element, deal Explosive damage.

Non Elemental Weapons have 10-20% more base damage than elemental Weapons.

Physical Damage in Borderlands 3

Non-Elemental Damage is now called Physical Damage.
Includes all non-elemental Explosive Damage and melee damage.

Non Elemental Damage deals full damage to Flesh and Shielded enemies, only Armored targets take 20% less damage.

More Elements

Explosive
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Explosive

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

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

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

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

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

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