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The Flashing Fans are a melee weapon exclusive to the Bad Seed DLC. They repel most projectiles their attacks comes into contact with.

Details[]

  • Special Effects:
    • A melee weapon that has a similar function to a shield, in that it can reflect enemy projectiles that it hits when attacking.
    • Upon reflecting a projectile, it will deal critical damage for a few seconds.
  • Breach Bonus: 0.3 / 0.5 / 0.3
    • Base Breach Damage: 65 / 135 / 78 (111 / 230 / 133)
    • Base Breach DPS: 201 (342)
  • Combo Duration: 1.38 seconds
    • First Hit: 0.33 (0.18 + 0.15 + 0)
    • Second Hit: 0.6 (0.4 + 0.2 + 0)
    • Third Hit: 0.45 (0.25 + 0.2 + 0)
  • Legendary Version:
    • Forced Affix: Bleed on Hit
      • "Makes the victim bleed."

Notes[]

  • This weapon works similarly to the Shovel IconShovel. However, unlike the Shovel, it can deflect all projectiles, rather than just bombs.
  • This weapon is also able to reflect the player’s own bombs and other thrown projectiles, these will not activate its critical condition, however.
  • The bombs dropped from the Parting Gift Mutation IconParting Gift can activate the critical ability.

Trivia[]

  • The flavor text is a quote from Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars - A New Hope and it references the fact that lightsabers from the Star Wars universe are also able to deflect projectiles.
  • These are among the four single-slot weapons that use 2 weapons in their attack in the game, the others being the Twin Daggers IconTwin Daggers, Shrapnel Axes IconShrapnel Axes and the Machete and Pistol IconMachete and Pistol.

History[]

  • 1.7: Introduced.
  • 2.1: Scaling changed from Str Skill Brutality/ tactics to Strength Stat Brutality.
  • 2.4: Base critical DPS increased from 217 to 246.
    • Base critical breach DPS increased from (302) to 201 (342).
    • Fixed critical damage not being dealt upon bouncing a grenade back.
  • 2.9: Unlock cost increased from 25 cells to 80.
  • 3.0: Added the Legendary Affix "Bleed on Hit".
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