Borderlands 2 Relics Guide

Relics are ancient pieces of technology left by the Eridian in Borderlands 2. These relics grant special boost to those who have them but not every relic is handy for your character. It will depend on your class which rare you should seek. In this guide, we will talk in detail about all the Borderlands 2 Relics that you can find and equip.

Borderlands 2 Relics

Relic Types and Descriptions

  • Vitality: It increases your health stats.
  • Stockpile: It increases your ammo storage for different types of ammo.
  • Protection: It makes your shield capabilities stronger.
  • Strength: It improves your melee abilities.
  • Resistance: It limits damage you take from different types of weapons.
  • Tenacity: It intensifies Second Wind abilities.
  • Proficiency: It will increase the action skill cool down rate.
  • Elemental: Particular weapon damage increases.
  • Aggression: Particular weapon type improves.
  • Allegiance: Reserved manufacturers products improved.

Note. All the loot in Borderlands 2 is random. For more help on Borderlands 2, read our Legendary Weapons, Shields and Grenades Guide.

Borderlands 2

Unique Relics

Lucrative Opportunity
It is a rare relic. It causes shop timers to count down faster.

Deputy’s Badge
It is rare relic. It increases “Fight For Your Life Time” by 10% for every player who has this relic equipped. Location: Showdown

Sheriff’s Badge
It increases “Fight For Your Life Time” by 15% for every player who has this relic on them. However, it is very rare and so more difficult to find. Location: Sheriff (Lynchwood)

Moxxi’s Endowment
It increases the amount of XP earned by killing enemies but is rare. Location: Moxxi’s Endowment

Vault Hunter
It enhances the probability of enemy dropping rare loot. It is also rare.

The Afterburner
It intensifies vehicle boost capabilities and it is rare too. Location: Positive Self-Image

E-Tech Relics

Blood of the Ancients
Increases max health and ammo carrying capacity. It is obtainable only from Legendary Loot Midgets in Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode.

Bone of the Ancients
Increases Damage of one elemental type (Incendiary, Shock, Corrosive) and improves Action Skill cooldown rate. It is obtainable only from Legendary Loot Midgets in Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode.

Heart of the Ancients
Heart of the Ancients will always have traits from both an Aggression Relic (increased damage from any single weapon type) and a Tenacity Relic (increased Fight for Your Life time and/or increased Second Wind Health). It is obtainable only from Legendary Loot Midgets in Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode.

Skin of the ancients
Increases resistances of up to three elemental types, including non-elemental. Also improves shield Recharge Rate and/or Capacity. Obtainable only from Legendary Loot Midgets in Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode.

Legendary Relics

Blood of Terramorphous
Adds health regeneration. The Blood of Terramorphous is a rare drop from Terramorphous the Invincible.

Seraph Relics

Blood of the Seraphs
Increased health and health regeneration. The Blood of the Seraphs relic can only be obtained from trading with the Seraph Vendor in Oasis.

Breath of the Seraphs
Grants bonus damage and health regeneration for a short time after killing an enemy to gain Second Wind. The Breath of the Seraphs can only be obtained by trading with the Seraph Vendor in Hunter’s Grotto.

Might of the Seraphs
Enhances melee damage and melee override cooldown. The Might of the Seraphs relic can only be obtained from trading with the Seraph Vendor in the Badass Crater of Badassitude.

Shadow of the Seraphs
Every time you fire a gun you have a chance to fire twice. The Shadow of the Seraphs can only be obtained from trading with the Seraph Vendor in Flamerock Refuge.

Effervescent Relics

Hard Carry
Increases Fight For Your Life Time and health while on Digistruct Peak with the Easy Mode equipped. Hard Carry is a rare drop from Haderax the Invincible.

Mouth Wash
Increases Toothpick damage. Mouthwash is obtained from the mission Paradise Found located in Paradise Sanctum

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