Commander Planetoid is a legendary artifact in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Eridian.

Special Effects

The power is YOURS! – Bonus elemental damage for melee attacks with the element type changing every 5 seconds.


Affected Variable

The Commander Planteoid artifact will grant three of the following bonuses.

  • Shield Capacity
  • Fight For Your Life movement speed
  • Elemental damage
  • Elemental chance
  • Elemental resistance
  • Weapon magazine size
  • Area-of-effect damage
  • Grenade Damage
  • Action Skill cooldown rate
  • Shield recharge delay decrease

Additional Effects

  • Atom Balm
    Increased radiation aura damage, burst damage and burst radius.
  • Electric Slide
    Sliding deals shock damage that can arc to multiple enemies.
  • Ice Breaker
    Increased damage against frozen enemies
  • Berzerk
    Meleeing enemies triggers sprint and fire rate bonuses for ten seconds
  • Knife Drain
    Melee attacks restore a portion of the damage dealt as health.


  • The name and special effect of the artifact are a reference to the 1990 television show Captain Planet and the Planeteers.
    • The cycling between the five elements alludes to how Captain Planet is summoned by the combined powers of earth, fire, wind, water, and heart.
    • The name Commander Planetoid is a pun of Captain Planet (Rank + Planet[oid]).
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