The Tesla coils on a Shock-Nomadic's backpack rapidly damage the shields of nearby characters. From a distance they use assault rifles and occasionally toss shock grenades. Like the nomad pyro, the Shock-Nomadic's backpack can be shot, but shooting it does not result in an explosion; instead, it arcs lightning onto anything nearby and disables the Shock-Nomadic's shield (if equipped with one) in the process. They will give orders to nearby bandits.
- In Borderlands 2, they are renamed for difficulty levels: