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Electrical Burn is one of Gaige's Tier Three Little Big Trouble skills. With it, her electrocution damage gains the ability to set enemies on fire, stacking on burn damage as well.


Each rank in this skill adds a 4% chance for each 'tick' of electrocution damage to set the victim on fire, adding a burning Status Effect to the damage that they're taking. When this effect occurs, the burn damage is always equivalent to the electrocution damage they were already taking.

Only one electrical burn can be active per enemy at a time. Additional activation of the skill will extend the single electrical burn, but will not create multiple burns.

Level 1 2 3 4 5
Ignition Chance +4% +8% +12% +16% +20%
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Ignition Chance +24% +28% +32% +36% +40% +44%

Can only leveled past 5 with Zapper and Legendary Catalyst class mod.


  • This skill pairs well with Evil Enchantress. The effect of the skill raises Gaige's electrocute damage while active. When an enemy bursts into flames while Evil Enchantress is still in effect, the boosted electrocute damage will result in higher burn damage. That damage will, in turn, be boosted by Evil Enchantress, effectively getting twice the benefit out of the skill.
  • This skill benefits twice from Slag; it uses the slagged electrocute damage to determine its initial damage, which is then effected by the slag multiplier a second time when converted to burn damage. On UVHM, this can result in burns nine times more powerful than normal. This makes the Chulainn and Florentine a very powerful weapon in Gaige's hands, though robots will still be rather resistant to the Shock and Burn damage.
    • Interspersed Outburst can further increase both the electrocute and burn damage. While not exactly practical, with a little luck, it is possible, between Electrical Burn, Interspersed Outburst, and Shock and "AAAGGGGHHH!"; to inflict all four elemental status effects on an enemy at close range when using a Corrosive weapon.
    • Because only one Electrical Burn can be active at a time, this skill is especially potent with The Nth Degree, as reflected bullets can both electrocute and ignite all secondary targets in the area, gaining the full benefit of the skill without any extra effort. This can make it more practical to use a corrosive weapon in the manner noted above when various types of enemies are attacking, though this feat still relies on luck, and can cost the player shielding and/or health if attempted in mid-battle, due to the activation requirement of Interspersed Outburst. Care must be taken also to manage Discord.
Gaige skills
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