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Chère-amie is an unique aftermarket sniper rifle in Borderlands 2 manufactured by Maliwan. Chère-amie is obtained from the mission Hyperion Slaughter: Round 5 located in Ore Chasm.

Special Weapon Effects

Je suis enchante. Ou est le bibliotheque? – Transfusion effect as well as user is instantly healed 2% of damage dealt while holding this weapon.

Usage & Description

Chère-amie restores 2% of all damage inflicted while held including indirect damage from grenades etc like all other Moxxi weapons; however, unlike other Moxxi weapons, Chère-amie also has a Transfusion effect only from damage directly dealt by the gun. The Tranfusion effect heals an additional 15% of the damage dealt by the gun.

Trivia

  • This weapon's name translates into english as "Dear Friend".
  • The original red text, Je suis enchante, Ou est la bibliotheque?, translates in English to: "I am delighted, Where is the library?" This is likely a reference to "Foux Du Fafa" by Flight of the Conchords.[1] It is (intentionally) grammatically incorrect French. Grammatically correct French would be "Je suis enchanté. Où est la bibliothèque?"[2], which the red flavor text has been changed to from the original incorrect grammar. The French version of the weapon is grammatically correct [3].
  • In Russian localization weapon's name translated as "Французский друг" (French friend) and red text changed to transliterated phrase in broken French, that reference to a quote from novel The Twelve Chairs by the Soviet authors.
  • When the Chère-amie is used by a Siren with skill points invested in Restoration, the team member will be healed along with triggering the Transfusion effect, healing both characters.

References

  1. Metrolyrics - Foux du Fafa Lyrics
  2. The screenshot with corrected grammar, from a later English version.
  3. French description (Screenshot)