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Borderlands 3 Legendary Anshin Shield - Madcap

Borderlands 3 Legendary Anshin Shield – Madcap

Borderlands 3: Designer's Cut - Arms Race Official Trailer

Weapon Overview:

Manufacturer: Anshin
Type: Shield
Rarity: Legendary
Drop Rate: ???
Anointed: Yes
Various Parts: Yes
Elemental: Yes

Weapon Stats:

Level: 65
Capacity: 66670
Recharge Delay: 3.1
Recharge Rate: 5239

About the Madcap:

The Madcap is a Legendary Item in Borderlands 3. This Anshin Shield reduces your ‘Fight for your Life’ time by 50%. To compensate for that it does have a high capacity and you will receive 3 additional shield components. With the right components, this shield can get over 100,000 capacity.


Special Weapon Effect:

“Sometimes there is no next time.”

  • Very high shield capacity
  • Fight for Your Life time reduced by 50%
  • Spawns with 3 additional shield components


Physical Damage is useful against everything. It has no special properties but also does not suffer weaknesses.
Fire damage is strong against Flesh and can cause targets to burn. Burning deals high damage over a 5-second duration.Shock damage is strong against Shields and causes targets to be electrocuted. Electrocution deals very high damage over a 3-second duration.Corrosive damage is strong against Armor and causes targets to melt. Melting deals high damage over a 7-second duration.Cryo damage slows enemies and eventually freezing them. Cryo efficiency is the percentage of damage dealt that is applied as Cryo, at 100% efficiency, enemies will freeze at 20% health. Frozen enemies are unable to move and take 3x Melee damage.Radiation damage can cause targets to become Irradiated. Irradiated enemies deal Aura Damage to nearby enemies for 8 seconds. If an Irradiated enemy dies, they explode, Irradiating any enemies damaged by the explosion.


Elemental Damage Guide

How to get the Madcap?

The Madcap is an Arms Race exclusive Legendary. It can randomly drop from any suitable loot source within the Stormblind Complex located on Pandora. However, you have a high chance of getting the Madcap from the Red Chest at location D  on the map.

Arms Race Red Chest Loot v3 - Borderlands 3

Arms Race Red Chest Loot v3 – Borderlands 3

Madcap Drop Rates:

  • Plunderdome Loot Room: 16.7 – 23.5%
  • Heavyweight Harker:  5.6% – 6.1%
  • Rival Bandit Revenant (x3): 25% – 37.5%
  • Cofferant or Chubby Skagg: 30%
  • Air-Drop Chests: 15%
  • Red Chest: 5%
  • Badass Enemies: 3% – 4.5%
  • White Chest: 1.5%
  • Other Enemies: 0.5% – 0.75%


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