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Omega is a pearlescent shield manufactured by Atlas. It exclusively appears in The Secret Armory of General Knoxx. It is notable for having a high recharge rate.

Examples are on the talk page.

Special Effects[]

The Alpha and that other thing. – Extreme recharge speed, high capacity & shock resistance.

Drop Guide[]

The Omega, as with any pearlescent shield, has a chance to drop from Badass Lance Engineers, Badass Lance Defenders, and Badass Lance Infantry. Like all pearlescents, the Omega can also be dropped from Crawmerax and found in Crimson Lance chests.


  • The only legitimate prefix is Alacritous.


  • The red text is reference to the Bible, Revelation 21:6 "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely."
  • In physics, Omega is also the symbol for ohm, the unit for electric resistance.


The Omega's special effect comes from body4_Atlas_Omega body. It is based on the very fast recharge body4. Overall, it is a boosted version of body4, with even more recharge rate, less delay, and added capacity to boot.

body4_Atlas_Omega body4
Capacity: +22%
Recharge Delay: -70%
Recharge Rate: +100%

Recharge Delay: -50%
Recharge Rate: +66%