“Look out, everybody, things are about to get awesome!”
Malechs are enemies encountered in the Guns, Love, and Tentacles expansion for Borderlands 3. They serve as acolytes and light troopers for the Bonded cult. Malechs have tongue-in-cheek and self-aware quotes in combat.
Much like other light troops, Malechs will seek cover and engage their opponents from there. They will not bear any shielding, however, a nearby Lifeblood Skrit might provide them another bar of health. They will also occasionally throw grenades or, often, a corrupted heart that will create a puddle of blood. These puddles will lightly heal the Malech so long as the victim is within one.
- Die like the scum you are!
- Burn like the scum you are!
- This is NOT a good look!
- You were a fool to face me!
- You'll regret this!
- I spy with my monstrous eye!
- You shall be flayed at town square!
- You will be the first on the fire!
- Am I supposed to be impressed?
- We will never be defeated!
- I'm gonna be like, "Pew pew! Khhhhhhh..." and you're gonna be like, "Noooo!"
- Don't move! That makes it really hard to shoot you!
- Rain devastation!
- No wall can hold the hunger of Gythian!
- Face me! And perish...
- HAHAHAHAHA! ...okay I'm ready!
- You're a huge tool! Somebody had to say it!
- Gythian's fury spurs me on!
- Gythian guides my hand!
- Your treachery will not go unnoticed!
- Let's. Get. Tentacular!
- Shield me, oh mighty inanimate object!
- This is not good luck!
- I require protection!
- I hide not! ...Except this one time.
- Get to cover! Uh, sacred cover!
- You shall die! ...when I'm done reloading.
- Wait, I'm reloading. I'll kill you in a second!
- One Star! Would not... die... again.
- I was supposed to die in a hot tub, as it was foretold...
- I never believed in Gythian! I take it all back!
- I knew joining some crazy cult was a bad life decision.
- You'll regret this! ...Maybe!
- I've wasted my life! Uaaagh...
- I die! For Gythian!
- But.... my eternal life!
- Is this how it ends? ...OW! Yep!
- All the things have come to an end...
- Tell Gregory... not to touch my stuff...
- No! It can't be...
- I hope I was... spooky! Auuhaugh...
- At last I arrive! And with it, despair!
- Oh, I can feel it now! I am filled with the glory of Gythian!
- Such power I can only dream!
- I will reap such terrors!
Summoning Shade Malechs
- Divide and conquer!
- You cannot hide from me! Rrrrrurururgh!
- Share my strength!
- Pass through the gate! This world is ours.
- I am your nightmare!
- Feel my might!
On Shade Malech's death
- Such is their fate!
- As they were destined.