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Initiative
Updated: Apr 07, 2022
Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3
Initiative

You're only given a little spark...
  • Content
    Guns, Love, and Tentacles
  • Shield Type
    Damage
  • Rarity
    Epic
  • Manufacturer
    Anshin
  • Elements
    Non-Elemental

Initiative
All Details

Initiative (BL3)
Copy Initiative Code

Initiative - Details

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

  • Elements
    Non-Elemental
  • Shield Parts
    Fixed Parts
    Fixed Parts
  • Anointment
    possible
    none

Initiative - Augments

Anshin - Damage Augments

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

Anshin - Survivability Augments

  • Turtle +40/80/120% Shield Capacity
    -10/20/30% Health
  • Capacity +Delay
    +25/50/75% Shield Capacity
  • Recharge Delay -Rate
    -25/40/50% Shield Recharge Delay
  • Recharge Rate -Capacity
    +15/30/45% Shield Recharge Rate
  • Reflect +Capacity
    While active:
    15/30/40% Bullet Reflect Chance
  • Resistance -Capacity
    +27/38/51% [element] Resistance OR
    +32/41/53% Shock Resistance
  • Fortify Charge -Capacity
    +Delay
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Fortify Charge on Shield damage.
    Fortify Charge: +10/15/25% Damage Reduction for 7s.
  • Health Charge -Capacity
    -Delay
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Health Charge on Shield damage.
    Health Charge: Heals 15/25/35% Max-Health
  • Shield Charge +Rate
    15/20/25% Chance to drop a Shield Charge on Shield damage.
    Shield Charge: Restores 8/15/23% Shield

Anshin - Utility Augments

  • Absorb -Capacity
    15/30/40% Bullet Absorb Chance
  • Adrenaline -Capacity
    +Delay
    While depleted:
    +23/38/50% Reload Speed
  • Spike +Capacity
    +Delay
    When melee'd while active:
    Returns 9,902 / 19,805 / 39,609 damage to the attacker.

Initiative - Buffs/Nerfs

Initiative
How to Farm

Initiative
Assigned Loot Pool

Initiative
Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drop

Dedicated Drops are shields that only drop from its dedicated sources.
Unlike World Drops who can drop almost everywhere at a small chance.

Initiative
Drop Rates

  • Vincent
    100%
The number next to the Source notes Loot Luck.

Wonderlands
Loot Luck Formula

P% =
1.2L0.27 × 100
1.2L0.27 + 100

L = Loot Luck

P = Legendary Dedicated Drop Rate

Initiative
Grinder Recipe

Shield LegendaryClaptasic DLC Legendary ShieldplusShield LegendaryplusShield LegendaryequalsShield Legendary

⚙️ Recipe for mentioned chances

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

Initiative
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