Asteroid Belt is a unique spike shield manufactured by Torgue. It is one of two possible rewards for completing the optional mission Guardian Hunter. Sterwin will award this shield if Master Poacher is killed.

Special Shield Effects

Straight from the bug homeworld. – Chance to launch a Homing Meteor when damaged.

Usage & Description

The Asteroid Belt is an explosive spike shield that has a chance to shoot a homing meteor when struck. It may may spawn with a Maliwan capacitor, granting immunity against shock, corrosive, fire or cryo elemental damage. It may also spawn with a Torgue capacitor, granting the Blast-Proof prefix and explosive damage reduction to its wearer.



  • The red flavor text is a reference to the 1997 movie Starship Troopers where the antagonists, the bugs, direct an asteroid from their homeworld to Earth that destroys the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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