Asclepius is a legendary shield in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Anshin. It has an increased chance to drop from Anathema the Relentless located within the Guardian Takedown on Minos Prime.

Special Effects

Always carry a small snake. – 50% resistance to elemental status effects when depleted.

Usage & Description



  • The name is a reference to Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine.
    • The flavor text is a quote by W. C. Fields with the full quote being: "Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake".
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