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Static Charge

Static Charge Overview | Borderlands 3 | Legendary Artifact

About the Static Charge:

The Static Charge is a Legendary Item in Borderlands 3. This Eridian Artifact adds a chain lightning effect to your melee attacks when you performed a slide. This artifact can be effective against Eridian since they only have shields as a life bar.

Special Weapon Effect:

“Shock me like an electric eel.”

  • Sliding builds an electric charge. The next melee attack deals a percentage of bonus shock damage and chains to nearby enemies.

How to get the Static Charge?:

The Static Charge can be obtained from any loot source but has a 15% chance of dropping from Artemis who is located in Floodmoor Basin on Eden-6.


Affected Variable

The Static Charge artifact will grant three of the following bonuses:

  • Elemental chance
  • Elemental damage
  • Elemental resistance
  • Fight For Your Life duration
  • Fight For Your Life movement speed
  • Melee damage
  • Weapon magazine size

Additional Effects

  • Atom Balm
    • Increases radiation aura damage, burst damage and burst radius.
  • Radiadead
    • Sliding deals radiation damage and creates a toxic puddle on impact.
  • Shock Stone
    • Melee attacks deal shock damage.
  • Spark Plug
    • Slams plant an electrified coil that deals shock damage.


  • The flavor text is a reference to the song Electric Feel by MGMT
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