Faulty Star is a legendary shield in Borderlands 3 manufactured by Hyperion.
It is exclusive to the Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck DLC for Borderlands 3 and is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

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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