Shock
Updated: Mar 03, 2021
Shock

Element
Shock

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

Shock Damage in Borderlands

Borderlands 2

Shock Damage is very effective against Shielded Targets.

Normal Mode:
+100% Damage against Shielded Targets.
±0% Damage against Flesh and Armored Targets.

True / Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode:
+150% Damage against Shielded Targets.
±0% Damage against Flesh and Armored Targets.

A Stalker (Shielded) in UVHM, would get 250 Damage with 100 Damage Weapon.
After the Shield is depleted he receives 100 Damage

The Shock Status Effect lasts for 2 Seconds.
It deals damage (1/3 ( ±5% ) of its Status Effect Damage) 3 times per second.

Shock Specific Weapons:
Hector's Paradise, Little Evie, Thunderball Fists, Twister, Commerce, Crit, Florentine, Yellow Jacket, Storm

Shock Specific Grenade Mods:
Chain Lightning, Lightning Bolt, Quasar, Storm Front, The Electric Chair

Other Shock Specific Items:
Black Hole, The Transformer, Whisky Tango Foxtrot, Bone of the Ancients

Borderlands 3

Normal Mode:
+100% Damage against Shielded Targets.
-20% Damage against Flesh and Armored Targets.

True Vault Hunter & Mayhem Mode:
+150% Damage against Shielded Targets.
-35% Damage against Flesh and Armored Targets.

Can cause the Electrocution Status Effect that lasts for 2 Seconds.
It deals damage (1/3 ( ±5% ) of its Status Effect Damage) 3 times per second.

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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.
Dark Magic

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Non-Elemental

Non-Elemental

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

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Cryo

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Cryo Damage reduces enemy movement speed and can freeze them. Effective on Armor; Neutral on Flesh; Weak on Shields.
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Fire is effective against flesh enemies. Very Ineffective against shielded and armored enemies.
Slag

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

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Explosive

Explosive

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