Retainer
Borderlands 2
Shield Guide

Retainer

Retains your guts inside your body, where they belong.
  • Shield Type:
    Roid
  • Rarity:
    Effervescent
  • Manufacturer:
    Hyperion
  • Content:
    Fight for Sanctuary
  • Elemental Resistance:
    Corrosive
Jun 20, 2021 18:23
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Retainer - Details

Retainer (BL2)
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Retainer - Description

The Effervescent Shield Retainer is manufactured by Hyperion and comes from the Borderlands 2 Fight for Sanctuary - DLC.

Using this Shield in combination with the Toothpick Assault Rifle in Writhing Deep:
+ Movement Speed
+ Jump Height

BUG! This shield doesn't increase the users melee damage.

Retainer - Variants

  • Anointment:
    possible
    none
  • Shield Parts:
    Limited Parts
    Limited Parts
  • Elemental Resistances:
    Corrosive

Retainer - Augments

Hyperion - Damage Augments:

Hyperion - Survivability Augments:

  • Adaptive
    +8/15/23% Health
    +17/33/41% Resistance to the last damage type received for 3s.
    +Capacity
    +Re.Rate
    -Re.Delay
  • Brimming
    While Shield is full:
    5/10/15% Max-Health Regen/s
    -Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Turtle
    +40/80/120% Shield Capacity
    -10/20/30% Health
  • Healthy
    +10/25/50% Health
    -Capacity
    -Re.Rate
    -Re.Delay
  • Capacity
    +25/50/75% Shield Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Recharge Delay
    -25/40/50% Shield Recharge Delay
    -Re.Rate
  • Recharge Rate
    +15/30/45% Shield Recharge Rate
    -Capacity
  • Projected
    While crouching:
    Projects a front-facing Barrier that reduces incoming Projectile Damage by 20/35/50%.
    +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

Hyperion - Utility Augments:

  • Absorb
    15/30/40% Chance to absorb bullets as Ammo.
    -Capacity
  • Fleet
    While Shield is depleted:
    +10/17/24% Movement Speed
    +Capacity
    +Re.Delay
  • Vagabond
    While Shield is full:
    +10/17/24% Movement Speed
    +Re.Delay
  • Spike
    When meleed with active Shield:
    Returns 9,902 / 19,805 / 39,609 damage to the attacker.
    +Capacity
    +Re.Delay

Retainer - Buffs & Nerfs

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Retainer - How to Farm

Retainer - Source Details

Retainer's Drop-Rates and all Sources:

  • Sand Worms: 2% (TVHM+); 1%
  • Sand Worm Queens: 20%

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

  • Sand Worms: 2% (TVHM+); 1%
  • Sand Worm Queens: 20%

Fight for Sanctuary - DLC

Sand Worms

Sand Worms

  • Enemy
  • The Burrows
    Pandora
Feb 23, 2021 10:37
Sand Worm Queens

Sand Worm Queens

  • Enemy
  • The Burrows
    Pandora
Feb 24, 2021 18:42
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