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'''Flyin' Maiden''' is a {{Rarity link|legendary}} [[Spike Shield]] manufactured by [[Maliwan]]. The Flyin' Maiden does not drop, and can only be obtained via third-party programs.
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'''Flyin' Maiden''' is a {{Rarity link|legendary}} [[Spike Shield|spike]] shield manufactured by [[Maliwan]]. The Flyin' Maiden does not drop and can only be obtained via third-party programs.
   
 
==Special Effects==
 
==Special Effects==
{{flavor|I laugh as I'm watching you bleed.}}{{dash}} Launches corrosive homing spikes when damaged with bullets, and deals corrosive spike damage to melee attackers.
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{{flavor|I laugh as I'm watching you bleed.}}{{dash}}Launches {{element link|corrosive}} homing spikes when damaged with bullets, and deals corrosive spike damage to melee attackers.
   
 
==Usage & Description==
 
==Usage & Description==
Against melee attackers, the Flyin' Maiden operates as a standard corrosive-element [[Spike Shield]]. When struck by a bullet, however, the Flyin' Maiden launches a homing spike which will initially aim at the attacker. The spike has a low projectile velocity, a broad turning radius, and travels initially in a slight arc directly toward the target. If the target is too close, the spike may fail to track it, traveling fruitlessly in a broad circle until it exhausts its range. Hard cover in front of the target will also block the spike. If a closer target presents itself during the spike's arc, the spike may change course to track that alternate target instead.
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Against melee attackers, the Flyin' Maiden operates as a standard corrosive-element [[Spike Shield]]. When struck by a bullet, the Flyin' Maiden launches a homing spike at the attacker. The spike has a low projectile velocity, a broad turning radius, and travels initially in a slight arc directly toward the target. If the target is too close, the spike may fail to track it, traveling fruitlessly in a broad circle until it exhausts its range. Cover in front of the target will also block the spike. If a closer target presents itself during the spike's arc, the spike may change course to target them instead.
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*Launched spikes (but not melee spikes) deal elemental splash damage, and are buffed by grenade damage bonuses.
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*Launched spikes (but not melee spikes) deal elemental splash damage and are buffed by grenade damage bonuses.
*A launched spike that detonates at close range can damage the user of the shield. This may happen when the shield is struck by a bullet while the user is engaging a melee opponent.
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*A launched spike that detonates at close range can damage the user. This may happen when the shield is struck by a bullet while the user is engaging a melee opponent.
 
*The Flyin' Maiden can spawn with a Maliwan capacitor, granting the "Alkaline" prefix and corrosive immunity to its wearer. It cannot spawn with resistance against any other element.
 
*The Flyin' Maiden can spawn with a Maliwan capacitor, granting the "Alkaline" prefix and corrosive immunity to its wearer. It cannot spawn with resistance against any other element.
 
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*The Flyin' Maiden is an exact replica of the [[Impaler]] from ''[[Borderlands 2]]''.
 
*The Flyin' Maiden is an exact replica of the [[Impaler]] from ''[[Borderlands 2]]''.
 
*"Flyin' Maiden" is a reference to the band [[wikipedia:Iron Maiden|Iron Maiden]], while the red text reference the lyrics "He laughs as he's watching you bleed" from their song "Killers."
 
*"Flyin' Maiden" is a reference to the band [[wikipedia:Iron Maiden|Iron Maiden]], while the red text reference the lyrics "He laughs as he's watching you bleed" from their song "Killers."
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Revision as of 01:41, September 28, 2019

Flyin' Maiden is a legendary spike shield manufactured by Maliwan. The Flyin' Maiden does not drop and can only be obtained via third-party programs.

Special Effects

I laugh as I'm watching you bleed. – Launches corrosive homing spikes when damaged with bullets, and deals corrosive spike damage to melee attackers.

Usage & Description

Against melee attackers, the Flyin' Maiden operates as a standard corrosive-element Spike Shield. When struck by a bullet, the Flyin' Maiden launches a homing spike at the attacker. The spike has a low projectile velocity, a broad turning radius, and travels initially in a slight arc directly toward the target. If the target is too close, the spike may fail to track it, traveling fruitlessly in a broad circle until it exhausts its range. Cover in front of the target will also block the spike. If a closer target presents itself during the spike's arc, the spike may change course to target them instead.

Notes

  • Launched spikes (but not melee spikes) deal elemental splash damage and are buffed by grenade damage bonuses.
  • A launched spike that detonates at close range can damage the user. This may happen when the shield is struck by a bullet while the user is engaging a melee opponent.
  • The Flyin' Maiden can spawn with a Maliwan capacitor, granting the "Alkaline" prefix and corrosive immunity to its wearer. It cannot spawn with resistance against any other element.

Trivia

  • The Flyin' Maiden is an exact replica of the Impaler from Borderlands 2.
  • "Flyin' Maiden" is a reference to the band Iron Maiden, while the red text reference the lyrics "He laughs as he's watching you bleed" from their song "Killers."
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