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Rational Anarchist is a Tier Four skill in Gaige's Ordered Chaos skill tree.


Gain 25 anarchy stacks for the price of 1. It's no free lunch, but still.


Rational Anarchist is a highly powerful skill in the Ordered Chaos tree. Being able to fill up 25 stacks in one shot can almost immediately boost Gaige up to a powerful state, and provide a sturdy comeback if a player accidentally reloads and loses all Anarchy stacks.

Where it shines, however, is along with the use of Discord. Using the two together, a player can easily boost their self up to 25 stacks before activating Discord, healing them and putting them back down to no stacks, allowing them to repeat the process and stay fighting for a long period of time.


It is possible that Typecast Iconoclast will proc, giving 26 stacks instead of 25.


  • The name of the skill refers to the Robert Heinlein novel The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, as does the reference to a "free lunch".
  • Taking this skill adds to Deathtrap's chest a chained accessory that appears to be part of a spinal column with a few short ribs.

Gaige skills
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