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Heavy Handed is a Tier Two talent in Brick's Brawler tree. Investing skill points in this skill greatly increases Brick's melee damage for a few seconds whenever he kills an enemy.

Skill Progression[]

Level 1 2 3 4 5
Melee damage increase +12% +24% +36% +48% +60%

Additional levels may be acquired through the use of a Bad Ass or Berserker class mod.

Level 6 7 8 9
Melee damage increase +72% +84% +96% +108%


This talent massively enhances Berserk mode when attacking groups of stronger enemies surrounded by weaker ones. With this ability, it is often smarter to take out more fragile enemies first, and then attacking more sturdy enemies such as Badass or BadMutha while this buff is active, even alternating back and forth from strong to weak enemies as needed. For added benefit, this also ensures that his defensive on-kill buffs (i.e. Juggernaut and Blood Sport) remain active as well.


This skill increases damage for all melee strikes, both within Berserk mode and without.

Brick skills
Brawler Tank Blaster