The Breath of the Dying is a legendary assault rifle in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Dahl. It is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source but has an increased chance to drop from Blinding Banshee located in Desolation's Edge on Nekrotafeyo.

Special Weapon Effects

VexHelElEldZodEth. – Always corrosive with 0% elemental chance. Kills with the weapon makes the enemy explode, releasing corrosive balls in all directions.

Usage & Description

The Breath of the Dying can be an effective weapon for crowd control if kills can be consistently made as the orbs can weaken or kill other enemies.



  • The weapon's name, effect, and flavour text are a reference to Diablo II. Breath of the Dying was a popular rune word for weapons, made with the runes mentioned in the flavour text.
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