Metal Storm is a tier 2 skill in Axton's Gunpowder skill tree. Killing an enemy increases Axton's Fire Rate and reduces Recoil for a short period of time.


  • Fire Rate: +12% per level
  • Recoil Reduction: +15% per level
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Fire Rate +12%+24%+36%+48%+60%
Recoil Reduced +15%+30%+45%+60%+75%
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Fire Rate +72%+84%+96%+108%+120%+132%
Recoil Reduced +90%+105%+120%+135%+150%+165%

Can only be leveled past 5 with Gunner, Shock Trooper, and Legendary Ranger class mods.


  • Metal Storm is the name of a company based in Australia that manufactures some of the fastest firing weapons to date with state-of-the-art technology. The fastest clocking at 1,000,000 rounds per minute.
    • Metal Storm can also be used to describe sustained fire of ballistic weapons.

Axton skills
Sabre Turret
Guerrilla Gunpowder Survival

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