About the Electric Banjo:
The Electric Banjo is a Legendary Item in Borderlands 3. This Eridian Artifact gives your bullets a chance to inflict shock damage. It will create chain lightning between multiple enemies.
The Electric Banjo can be useful when you are up against Maliwan troopers that often have a shield or Eridian Guardians that only have a shield as a life bar.
Special Weapon Effect:
“We never could have foreseen the success.”
- 20% chance for each shot landed to arc electricity to a nearby enemy, dealing shock damage.
- Increased shock damage and resistance.
How to get the Electric Banjo?:
The Electric Banjo can be obtained from any loot source but has a 10% chance to drop from the Psychobillies located in Ambermire on Eden-6. Only, Billy can drop the legendary.
The Electric Banjo artifact will grant the following bonuses:
- Shock resistance
- Shock damage
The Shock Chain Damage is based on your weapon’s projectile damage. It deals 25.5% damage of the initial damage and then applies the shock elemental multiplier.
Chain Damage = Bullet Damage x 0.25 x v1 x v2 x Shock Elemental Multiplier
- The artifact is a reference to the Ukulele item in the Risk of Rain video game series.
- The flavor text is from a quote by Ted Dwane of the band Mumford and Sons, regarding their shockingly popular album “Babel”, containing music played on a banjo. “We never could have foreseen the success of ‘Babel.’ It’s not like banjo records were soaring up the charts, you know.”