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Breath of the Dying

Breath of the Dying Borderlands 3 Legendary Showcase
Breath of the Dying Borderlands 3 Legendary Showcase

About the Breath of the Dying:

The Breath of the Dying is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands 3. This Dahl Assault Rifle has pretty good overall stats. As it has a large magazine size, high fire rate, quick reload speed, and good accuracy. The Breath of the Dying always has the corrosive element and is therefore very effective against Armored enemies. The cool feature of this gun is that when killing an enemy with it, the enemy will explode and corrosive balls will fly in all directions. The explosion deals significant damage and is great for damaging nearby enemies. Very useful when dealing with bigger mobs that might also carry armor.



Special Weapon Effect:

Always corrosive with 0% elemental chance. Kills with the weapon makes the enemy explode, releasing corrosive balls in all directions.

How to get the Breath of the Dying?:

The Breath of the Dying can be obtained from any loot source but has a high chance of dropping from Blinding Banshee who is located in Desolation’s Edge on Nekrotafeyo.

Drop Rate:

The Drop Rate of the Breath of the Dying is 10%


  • Swap between full automatic and 5 shot burst.
  • Shooting Wotan’s Brain can break the glass. This also triggers the Breath of the Dying special effect and deal massive damage against Wotan.


  • The weapon’s name, effect, and flavor text are a reference to Diablo IIBreath of the Dying was a popular rune word for weapons, made with the runes mentioned in the flavor text.
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  1. This is the best gun in the game!

  2. its the #1 AR in the game but watch out for the balls – high suicide risk!


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