Faulty Star is a legendary shield in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Hyperion.
It is exclusive to the Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck DLC and is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source but has an increased chance to drop from Dr. Benedict located in the Benediction of Pain.

Special Weapon Effects

Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. – When damaged, chance to trigger a nova around the attacking enemy.

Usage & Description


  • On Mayhem 10, FL4K's Take This! skill will cause the enemies that damage FL4K's pet to take massive damage. This is because FL4K's pet get a 17x times bonus to their damage on Mayhem 10, which is transferred to the pet's shield. When combined with the Red Fang class mod and/or the "After Using Attack Command, consume all Terror and FL4K's pet gains 200% bonus fire damage for a short time" terror anointment, FL4K's pet can quickly clear out groups of enemies.


  • The name and flavor text are a reference to the novel The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
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