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Disambig icon.png This article is about the warrior trait. For for the sigil effect, see Bloodlust (effect). For The World versus World buff, see Borderlands Bloodlust.



Warrior icon small.png Arms (trait list)
Training cost
6 Hero points
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You have a chance to inflict bleeding on critical hits, and bleeds that you apply last longer.

 Miscellaneous effect.png Chance on Critical Hit: 33%
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (3s): 66 Damage
 Bleeding.png Bleeding (1s): 22 Damage
 Duration.png Duration Increase: 33%
 Duration.png Duration Increase: 15%

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Utility skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Related traits[edit]

Traits that are improved by this trait

Strength Strength

Discipline Discipline

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
February 25, 2020 Competitive content update:
  • (Competitive split) Reduced bleeding duration from 3 seconds to 1 second. Reduced bonus bleeding duration from 33% to 15%.
December 11, 2018
  • The base bleeding duration has been reduced from 5 seconds to 3 seconds.
August 08, 2017 Path of Fire pre-patch:
  • This trait no longer increases damage against bleeding foes.
    • Instead, it causes your critical hits to have a 33% chance to inflict 1 stack of bleeding for 5 seconds and increases duration of outgoing bleeds by 33%.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Bloodlust has been added to the game.