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Initiative

You're only given a little spark...
  • Shield Type:
    Amplify
  • Rarity:
    Epic
  • Manufacturer:
    Anshin
  • Content:
    Guns, Love, and Tentacles
  • Elemental Resistance:
    Non Elemental
Aug 21, 2021 22:43
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Initiative - Details

Initiative (BL3)
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Initiative - Description

The Epic Shield Initiative is manufactured by Anshin and comes from the Borderlands 3 Guns, Love, and Tentacles - DLC.

+13% Weapon Damage
+23% Reload Speed
-13% Damage taken
+50% Health

0 Shield Capacity & Recharge Delay/Rate!
Synergistic Gear: Infiltrator
Synergistic Skills: Zane - Rise to the Occasion

Initiative - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Shield Augmentation:
    Fixed Augments
    fixed parts
  • Elemental Resistances:
    Non Elemental

Initiative - Augments

Anshin - Damage Augments:

  • Amp
    While Shield is full:
    Shots drain 30/25/20% Shield Capacity for +20/50/100% Amp Damage.
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Nova
    On Shield break:
    Triggers Nova that deals 34,658 / 74,268 / 123,780 [Shield Element] Damage.
    -Capacity
  • Roid
    While Shield is depleted:
    +80/180/300% Melee Damage
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Trigger Happy
    While Shield is depleted:
    +10/17/24% Fire Rate
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Power Charge
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Power Charge when Shield takes damage.
    Power Charge:
    +10/20/30% Weapon Damage for 7s.
    -Capacity
    +Re.Rate

Anshin - Survivability Augments:

  • Capacity
    +25/50/75% Shield Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Turtle
    +40/80/120% Shield Capacity
    -10/20/30% Health
  • Recharge Delay
    -25/40/50% Shield Recharge Delay
    -Re.Rate
  • Recharge Rate
    +15/30% Shield Recharge Rate
    -Capacity
  • Reflect
    While Shield is active:
    15/30/40% Chance to reflect incoming bullets.
    +Capacity
  • Resistance
    +27/38/51% [element] Resistance
    OR: +32/41/53% Shock Resistance
    -Capacity
  • Fortify Charge
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Fortify Charge when Shield takes damage.
    Fortify Charge:
    +10/15/25% Damage Reduction for 7s.
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Health Charge
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Health Charge when Shield takes damage.
    Health Charge:
    Heals 15/25/35% Max-Health
    -Capacity
    -Re.Delay
  • Shield Charge
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Shield Charge when Shield takes damage.
    Shield Charge:
    Restores 8/15/23% Shield
    +Re.Rate

Anshin - Utility Augments:

  • Absorb
    15/30/40% Chance to absorb bullets as ammo.
    -Capacity
  • Adrenaline
    While Shield is depleted:
    +23/38/50% Reload Speed
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Spike
    When meleed with active Shield:
    Returns 9,902 / 19,805 / 39,609 damage to the attacker.
    +Capacity
    +Re.Delay

Initiative - Buffs & Nerfs

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Initiative - How to Farm

Initiative - Source Details

Initiative's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Vincent: 100%

Grinder Recipe

Shield LegendaryClaptasic DLC Legendary Shield
plusShield LegendaryplusShield LegendaryequalsShield Legendary

3 Epics count as legendary ingredients and may come as a result: Deadly Bloom, Supernova, Cryo Spike

  • Vincent: 100%

Guns, Love, and Tentacles - DLC

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