Skin of the Ancients Relic Guide — Borderlands 2

There are many different relics in Borderlands 2 that help Vault Hunters, one of which is the Skin of the Ancients relic. It’s one of the E-tech items manufactured by the enigmatic Eridians. To get it, you will need Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode DLC. 

Borderlands 2 Skin of the Ancients relic

The relic is popular for its nature, as it takes benefits from two different relics, which are the Resistance Relic and the Protection Relic, and this can also help with some of Gaige’s builds. Here are the effects of the Skin of the Ancient relic in Borderlands 2.

  • It can increase any elemental resistance by 33.3%.
  • It increases your shield capacity up to 39%.
  • It increases your shield recharge rate by up to 39%.

How to get the Skin of the Ancients Relic?

Getting the Skin of the Ancients relic in Borderlands 2 involves a bit of a grind, but it’s worth all your hard work and efforts. The first thing you will need is the Ultimate Vault Hunter Mode DLC, which lets you play the game in that mod. After that, you have to find Legendary Loot Midgets who have a chance to drop it as given below. 

  • Legendary Loot Midgets have a 12.5% chance of dropping the Skin of the Ancients relic. 

If you are looking for an efficient way to farm for this relic, you have to start the Doctor’s Orders side mission. During this quest, you will have to open boxes in the second ECHO, which is where you will come across multiple Legendary Loot Midgets. After that, you can loot them to have a chance of getting the Skin of the Ancient relic. 

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