Example of a radiation weapon

Radiation is an element introduced in Borderlands 3. It inflicts a degenerative status effect that can damage enemies near the affected target.


In addition to taking damage over time, irradiated enemies damage enemies around them. Enemies that die while irradiated explode in a radiation nova, spreading the infliction to nearby targets. 


  • Radiation has been added as a replacement/adaptation of the slag element in Borderlands 2.
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