Pain is Power is a legendary assault rifle in Borderlands 3 manufactured by COV. It is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.

Special Weapon Effects

Nobody kills me but ME! – Does not break when overheated. Deals incendiary damage to the user when overheated.

Description & Usage

Pain is Power is useful on characters that utilize certain skills upon receiving damage, or when their shield breaks. This weapon can be used to achieve that manually, rather than taking damage from enemies and potentially being crippled in the process.


It seems the burn can sometime completely bypass the shield and directly damage the life. Using it with Mose lowlife builds can kill you very quickly (tested on graveward)


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