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Breath of Terramorphous is a unique E-tech grenade mod in Borderlands 2 manufactured by Vladof. It is obtained as a rare drop from Terramorphous the Invincible in Terramorphous Peak.

Special Weapon Effect[]

...His breath was of fire... – Always incendiary. Spawns child grenades that shoot geysers of flame into the air.

Usage & Description[]

The Breath of Terramorphous has geysers of flame that deal incendiary damage which can be useful for picking off weaker non-armored enemies. The geyser's continuous damage should weaken, if not kill, most weaker targets with even greater effect if the target is slagged, but its random geyser pattern makes it difficult to use.


  • Salvador's Double Your Fun skill can double the chances of dealing damage with the geysers and counteract the random pattern for 1 grenade cost, but throwing two grenades (by any character) in the same area should allow for maximum effect. 
  • Krieg can make great use of this grenade mod in even small spaces because of his many skills (Burn, Baby, Burn, Numbed Nerves, Flame Flare, etc.) giving him benefits while he is aflame.


  • The Breath of Terramorphous uses the 'Vladof_5_Legendary' skin, suggesting that it was once a legendary concept, but was replaced by the Fire Bee.
  • When combined with the other Terramorphous-exclusive loot, (the Teeth of Terramorphous shotgun, the Hide of Terramorphous shield and the Blood of Terramorphous relic) the Breath of Terramorphous's flavor text makes this poem:
His teeth made them flee in shame,
His breath was of fire.
His hide turned the mightiest tame;
His blood could inspire.
  • It is the only E-tech rarity grenade mod in the game.