Last Ditch Effort is a tier 2 skill in Axton's Survival skill tree. It increases gun damage and movement speed while crippled.


  • Gun Damage: +8% per level
  • Movement Speed: +14% per level
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Gun Damage +8%+16%+24%+32%+40%
Movement Speed +14%+28%+42%+56%+70%
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Gun Damage +48%+56%+64%+72%+80%+88%
Movement Speed +84%+98%+112%+126%+140%+154%

Can only be leveled past 5 with Pointman, Veteran, and Legendary Pointman class mods.


  • Using any Moxxi weapons during "Fight For Your Life" time will cause Last Ditch Effort to deactivate. The reason is that Moxxi weapons will heal a downed Vault Hunter's health even in Fight For Your Life. Last Ditch Effort is activated only if the Vault Hunter's health is at zero.

Axton skills
Sabre Turret
Guerrilla Gunpowder Survival

Forbearance • Gemini • Grit • Healthy • Last Ditch Effort • Mag-Lock • Phalanx Shield • Preparation • Pressure • Quick Charge • Resourceful

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