Borderlands 3

FL4K - Beastmaster

By
Ben Chard
&
Shane Williams

Playstyle

FL4K is a rather unique character when it comes to the Borderlands series as they’re the first character to come with a Pet. There are three to choose from and many ways to augment them giving them a lot of versatility. On top of this, FL4K has many skills that pushes the Hunter archtype, giving them great survivability and personal DPS.

Gamma Burst

  • Master Tree
Skills Points Effect
Ferocity 2/5 Pet Damage +20%
Persistence Hunter 3/3 Gun Damage +12%, Action Skill Duration +45%
Who Rescued Who? 5/5 Converts 5% of Damage Dealt to into Pet Health, Health Regen from Pet attacks 2% of Max Health
Frenzy 5/5 Hunter Skill: Grants Frenzy (Max of 10 stacks) upon Pet damaging enemy granting increased damage +4% per stack
Barbaric Yawp 4/5 Pet Bonuses +80% to FL4K
Mutated Defenses 1/1 Pet at Low Health - Damage Reduction +30%, Health Regen +40% of Max Health, Cooldown 15 seconds
Pack Tactics 2/3 Pet and FL4K Damage +10%, Pet and FL4K Max Health +10%
  • Stalker Tree
Skills Points Effect
Self-Repairing System 5/5 Max Health +30%, Health Regen +1.5% of Max Health
Furious Attack 3/5 Hunter Skill: Grants Furious Attack (Max of 10 stacks) upon shooting an enemy granting Handling +2.9%, Gun Damage +1.2% per stack
Eager to Impress 2/5 Kill Skill: Pet Kill Cooldown Time -1.0 seconds, FL4K Kill Cooldown Time -0.50 seconds
All My BFF’s 3/3 Allies share 50% of FL4K’s Health Regen, Pet shares twice the anount
Lick the Wounds 1/1 Pet will revive during Fight For Your Life
Turn Tail and Run 3/3 While moving: Damage Reduction +17.4%, Health Regen +0.9% of Max Health a sec, While standing still: Gun Damage +25%, Fire Rate +12%
The Fast and the Furryous 3/3 Above half Health, Gun Damage +25%, Movement Speed +10%
Hidden Machine 5/5 Damage +30% when attacking an enemy with a target other than yourself
The Power Inside 1/1 FL4K and Pet Damage +25% during Action Skill (doubled at Max Health) for 15 seconds

This Build is all about using your Pet effectively to not only tank all of the enemies but deal out massive amounts of damage while FL4K has increased damage against all of the enemies focused on it. You’ll want to use the Gamma Burst Action Skill along with the Great Horned Skag Pet.

Fade Away Crit Build

  • Stalker Tree
Skills Points Effect
Furious Attack 5/5 Hunter Skill: Grants Furious Attack (Max of 10 stacks) upon shooting an enemy granting Handling +4.8%, Gun Damage +2.0% per stack
Eager to Impress 4/5 Kill Skill: Pet Kill Cooldown Time -2.0 seconds, FL4K Kill Cooldown Time -1.00 seconds
Overclocked 5/5 Fire Rate +10%, After Reloading a further 10% for 4 seconds
Turn Tail and Run 3/3 While moving: Damage Reduction +17.4%, Health Regen +0.9% of Max Health a sec, While standing still: Gun Damage +25%, Fire Rate +12%
The Fast and the Furryous 3/3 Above half Health, Gun Damage +25%, Movement Speed +10%
Hidden Machine 5/5 Damage +30% when attacking an enemy with a target other than yourself
The Power Inside 1/1 FL4K and Pet Damage +25% during Action Skill (doubled at Max Health) for 15 seconds
  • Hunter Tree
Skills Points Effect
Interplanetary Stalker 2/5 Hunter Kill Skill: Grants Interplanetary Stalker (Max of 3 stacks) granting Damage +4% per stack and a bonus per Enemy type killed
Leave No Trace 3/3 Upon Crit, Chance to add ammo +36%
Hunter’s Eye 2/5 Critical Hit Damage +6% vs Humans, 12% vs Robots, 10.1% vs Beasts
Head Count 3/3 Upon Crit, Cooldown Time Reduction Chance +30%, Cooldown Time -2 seconds
Ambush Predator 4/5 When no enemies nearby, Critical Hit Damage +16%, Handling +44%
Two F4ng 5/5 Extra Projectile Chance +25% per shot
  • Master Tree
Skill Points Effect
Ferocity 3/3 Gun Damage +12%, Action Skill Duration +45%

This Build is all about increasing the damage your Crits do while using the Action Skill, Fade Away while using the Guerrillas in the Mist and Unblinking Eye to augment it further. Now, while under the effect of the Action Skill, you’ll decimate enemies quicker than you can blink.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    2K Games
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    FPS
  • Guide Release
    17 September 2019
  • Last Updated
    6 February 2021
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard, Shane Williams

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Return to the Borderlands as you aim to help allies new and hunt for the Vaults before the Calypso Twins and their Children of the Vault get there first. Four new Vault Hunters join the cause as you take to the stars to discover a galaxy of opportunities.

The guide for Borderlands 3 features all there is to see and do including a full walkthrough covering every main and side mission alongside complete coverage of all areas and the endgame. Including indepth strategies on every Vault Hunter along with recommended builds to help give you that edge you'll need.

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