Anointed X-4 is a respawnable mini boss in Borderlands 3. He is first encountered in Hector's Lament area of The Anvil during the side mission Malevolent Practice.


Anointed X-4 is a Fanatic who has been anointed by Troy or Tyreen and granted special powers. Unlike other annointed enemies who are only infused with Eridium, Anointed X-4 is infused with incendiary element as well.


Borderlands 3


Main article: Malevolent Practice


  • Prior to the July 23 2020 patch, Anointed X-4 was a non-respawnable enemy.
  • Anointed X-4 has an increased chance of dropping the legendary Sickle assault rifle and the Bear Trooper Gunner class mod.

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