Non Elemental

Element Guide

Non Elemental

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Non Elemental Damage or Physical Damage is neutral against Flesh and Shielded Targets and ineffective against Armored Targets.
Non Elemental
Last Page Update: Dec 21, 2019

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.

Other Elements

Slag

Slag

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

Incendiary

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

Corrosive

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

Cryo

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

Explosive

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

Corrosive

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

Slag

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