Radiation

Element Guide

Radiation

Description:
Enemies that die with the Radiation Status effect, explode and spread radiation to nearby enemies. Effective on Shields; Neutral on Flesh; Weak on Armor.
Radiation
Last Page Update: Dec 21, 2019

Radiation Damage in Borderlands 3

Radiation is a new Elemental Type introduced in Borderlands 3.

Can cause the Irradiated Status Effect that lasts for 8 Seconds. If the enemy dies with this status effect he will explode and spread the Radiation to nearby Enemies.

Normal Mode: ±0% Damage against Flesh and Shielded Targets. -30% Damage against Armored Targets.

True Vault Hunter Mode: +50% Damage against against Shielded Targets. ±0% Damage against Flesh and - 50% against Armored Targets.

Other Elements

Explosive

Explosive

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

Slag

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

Corrosive

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

Other Elements

Incendiary

Incendiary

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

Slag

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

Shock

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

Non Elemental

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