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Redeem the Soul is a tier 4 skill in Krieg's Mania skill tree. It allows Krieg to instantly revive downed teammates while he enters Fight for your Life, in addition to increasing his Second Wind time.


  • Krieg can instantly revive teammates at the cost of downing himself. This will trigger Fight for your Life or Light the Fuse if points are invested in it.
    • Krieg may only revive teammates once in this way for every recharge of Buzz Axe Rampage.
  • Fight for your Life time is increased by 50%.


When used in combination with Light the Fuse, this ability becomes not only a way to instantly revive allies but to allow the player to access Krieg's down-state quickly, without having to get downed by enemy fire. When combined with Release the Beast, it becomes positively lethal – Krieg can revive an ally, achieve a Second Wind, activate Release the Beast, wipe out a large amount of the remaining enemies, then immediately start Buzz Axe Rampage if necessary to finish off anyone who's left. If necessary, Redeem the Soul can be used again.

When used in conjunction with Maya's Res skill, both can revive each other instantly.


Main article: Krieg/Quotes


  • Redeem the Soul functions by dealing damage that is equal to Krieg's health, leaving him at exactly zero.
    • As of the patch released on August 29, 2013, a combination of this skill and The Rough Rider no longer prevents Krieg from downing himself [1]. Prior to this, the damage reduction from The Rough Rider applied to the aforementioned mechanic. With Krieg at critical instead of zero health, Redeem the Soul and The Rough Rider synergized with Release the Beast.

Krieg skills
Buzz Axe Rampage
Bloodlust Mania Hellborn