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Retainer
Updated: Oct 05, 2021
Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2
Retainer

Retains your guts inside your body, where they belong.
  • Content
    Fight for Sanctuary
  • Shield Type
    Roid
  • Rarity
    Effervescent
  • Manufacturer
    Hyperion
  • Elements
    Corrosive

Retainer
All Details

Retainer (BL2)
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Retainer - Details

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

  • Elements
    Corrosive
  • Shield Parts
    Limited Parts
    Limited Parts
  • possible
    none

Retainer - Augments

Hyperion - Survivability Augments

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

Hyperion - Utility Augments

  • Absorb -Capacity
    15/30/40% Bullet Absorb Chance
  • Fleet +Capacity
    +Delay
    While depleted:
    +10/17/24% Move Speed
  • Vagabond +Delay
    While full:
    +10/17/24% Move Speed
  • Spike +Capacity
    +Delay
    When melee'd while active:
    Returns 9,902 / 19,805 / 39,609 damage to the attacker.

Retainer - Buffs/Nerfs

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How to Farm

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Assigned Loot Pool

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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.

Retainer
Drop Rates

  • Sand Worms TVHM+
    2%
  • Sand Worms NVHM
    1%
  • Sand Worm Queens
    20%
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

Retainer
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

Retainer
Dedicated Sources

Sand Worms

Sand Worms

The Burrows
Pandora
Sand Worm Queens

Sand Worm Queens

The Burrows
Pandora

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