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For the similarly named mission, see BFFs.

Best Friends Forever is Gaige's first skill tree, of three. The Best Friends Forever tree focuses on survival, aiming, and giving Deathtrap increased damage and defenses. Her other skill trees are Little Big Trouble and Ordered Chaos.


Tier 1[]

  • Close Enough - Your bullets that hit walls or other objects have a chance per level to ricochet toward a nearby enemy for reduced damage.
  • Cooking Up Trouble - While your gun's magazine is full you regenerate health

Tier 2[]

  • Fancy Mathematics - Improves shield recharge delay and shield recharge rate based on how low your health is. The lower your health the greater the bonuses.
  • Buck Up - Deathtrap Ability. Deathtrap restores the shields of one ally.
  • The Better Half - When your magazine is half empty you gain a fire rate bonus.

Tier 3[]

  • Potent as a Pony - Increases maximum health for you and Deathtrap.
  • Upshot Robot - While Deathtrap is active, if you or Deathtrap kill an enemy it increases Deathtrap's duration and grants both of you a stackable melee damage bonus. Bonuses are lost when Deathtrap goes away.
  • Unstoppable Force - Killing an enemy grants you bonus movement speed and causes your shield to regenerate for a short while.

Tier 4[]

  • Explosive Clap - Deathtrap Ability. Deathtrap causes an explosion in front of him, dealing explosive damage to all nearby enemies.
  • Made of Sterner Stuff - You and Deathtrap gain damage reduction against all damage types. Deathtrap gains bonus melee damage.

Tier 5[]

  • 20% Cooler - Increases the cooldown rate of your action skill.

Tier 6[]


Gaige skills
Best Friends Forever Little Big Trouble Ordered Chaos