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Zane The Operative | Playable characters in Borderlands 3 Borderlands 3 guide, walkthrough

Zane "The Operative" is one of four playable characters in Borderlands 3. He specializes in using various types of gadgets. Below you will find a detailed description of this character's abilities.

Zane specializes in using different types of technologies which can give an advantage on the battlefield. Among the gadgets he uses, one can find a drone or a shield that gives bonus stats for the whole team.

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Hitman

Level

Name

Function

0

SNTNL

Sends an automated SNTNL drone into the battlefield, which constantly flies forward and attacks enemies with machine guns.

1

Violent Speed

After killing an enemy, Zane gets increased movement speed for a few seconds.

1

Cold Bore

Zane gains increased weapon swap speed. The next shot fired after swapping weapons deals bonus cryo damage.

1

Violent Momentum

Zane's gun damage is increased while moving. The quicker he moves, the greater the gun damage bonus is.

2

Winter's Drone

SNTNL upgrade. Drone deals cryo damage.

2

Cool Hand

Zane gains increased reload speed. In addition, after killing an enemy, his reload speed is increased for a short time.

2

Drone Delivery

SNTNL upgrade. The drone will occasionally drop a free grenade.

2

Salvation

After killing an enemy, Zane's weapons gain life steal for a few seconds.

3

Bad Dose

SNTNL upgrade. SNTNL occasionally shoots out a beam of radiation that weakens enemies. For every weakened enemy, Zane's movement speed and fire rate are increased. Weakened enemies have decreased movement speed and attack speed.

3

Seein' Red

Activating an action skill automatically activates all of Zane's kill skills.

3

Static Field

SNTNL upgrade. SNTNL emits a static field that sends a shock beam to nearby enemies, draining their shields and replenishing Zane's.

4

Boomsday

SNTNL upgrade. SNTNL gets a rocket pod to its primary weapons, allowing it to shoot rockets as well as machine guns.

4

Violent Violence

After killing an enemy, Zane's attack speed increases.

4

Playing Dirty

After killing an enemy, Zane's next five shots have a chance to fire an additional projectile.

4

Almighty Ordnance

Hold down the skill button while SNTNL is deployed to paint a target area. SNTNL fires a missile barrage at the area, and if an enemy gets killed, Almighty Ordnance's duration is reset. This can only be used once per action skill use.

5

Good Misfortune

Killing an enemy increases Zane's action skill duration.

6

Death Follows Close

Zane's kill skills gain increased effect and duration.

Double Agent

Level

Name

Function

0

Digi-Clone

Creates a Digi-Clone of Zane. The clone will stay in one place, but it will also distract enemies and fire at them. Pressing the skill button while the clone is active causes Zane and the Digi-Clone to swap places.

1

Synchronicity

When one or more of Zane's action skills are active, he gains increased gun damage. The effect stacks.

1

Praemunitus

Zane and his clone have an increased clip size.

1

Borrowed Time

Increases duration of action skills.

2

Binary System

When Zane swaps places with his clone, a cryo nova is triggered.

2

Donnybrook

Whenever Zane kills an enemy, he and his Digi-Clone receive increased gun damage and gain health regeneration.

2

Fractal Frags

The clone throws a copy of Zane's current grenade. Killing an enemy while the Digi-Clone is active gives the clone a chance to throw a grenade.

2

Duct Tape Mod

The first shot fired from Zane's gun gives a chance to throw a grenade. The more grenades in his inventory, the higher the chance.

3

Schadenfreude

When the clone takes damage, Zane's shield gets partially restored.

3

Quick Breather

When Zane swaps places with his clone, his shield immediately begins to recharge.

3

Which One's Real?

Enemies are more likely to attack the clone, a few seconds after it's summoned and after swapping places.

4

Doppelbanger

Hold the skill button to end the action skill early. As soon as that happens, the clone explodes, dealing fire damage to all nearby enemies.

4

Pocket Full of Grenades

After killing an enemy, Zane gains grenade regeneration for a short time.

4

Old-U

When the clone is active, press the skills button while fighting for life. You will destroy the clone and immediately gain second wind with full health.

4

Supersonic Man

When one or more of Zane's action skills are active, he gains increased movement speed. The effect stacks.

4

Digital Distribution

If Zane takes damage while the clone is active, a portion of that damage is taken by the clone instead.

5

Like a Ghost

Zane and his clone get a chance to ignore projectiles. This chance is increased for a few seconds after activating an action skill.

5

Boom. Enhance.

Whenever Zane summons his clone, he consumes up to 3 grenades. For every grenade consumed, the Digi-Clone gains increased gun damage, max health, fire rate, and reload speed.

5

Trick of the Light

Zane deals additional shock damage to enemies that aren't targeting him.

6

Double Barrel

The clone is equipped with a copy of Zane's current weapon. Swapping places with the clone causes Zane and his clone to gain increased gun damage.

Under Cover

Level

Name

Function

0

Barrier

Drop a deployable barrier that blocks incoming projectiles. Zane and his allies can shoot through the barrier, dealing increased gun damage.

1

Adrenaline

Zane gains increased action skill cooldown rate. This bonus is based on his current shield power. The higher the percentage, the greater the bonus.

1

Hearty Stock

Zane gets a bonus to maximum shield capacity.

1

Ready for Action

Zane gains improved shield recharge rate and shield recharge delay.

2

Charged Relay

When Zane or an ally touches the barrier, they gain increased movement speed and fire rate for a short time.

2

Brainfreeze

When Zane scores a critical hit on an enemy, there's a chance that the opponent will be slowed.

2

Stiff Upper Lip

When Zane takes damage, he gains damage resistance against that damage type.

2

Rise to the Occasion

Zane gains health regeneration. The weaker his shield is, the higher the bonus.

3

Nanites or Some Shite

The team gains health regeneration and increased reload speed while near a deployed barrier.

3

Confident Competence

While Zane's shields are active, he gains increased gun damage and accuracy. This bonus is based on the amount of shields he has. The higher the percentage, the greater the bonus.

3

All-rounder

Zane's barrier becomes a dome covering all sides.

4

Redistribution

The team gains increased gun damage when near a barrier.

4

Really Expensive Jacket

Elemental damage applied to Zane has reduced duration.

4

Best Served Cold

When Zane kills an enemy, he creates a Cryo Nova, dealing damage to all nearby enemies.

4

Futility Belt

Zane gains resistance to non-elemental damage.

4

Deterrence Field

Enemies that touch the barrier take shock damage.

5

Refreshment

Whenever Zane deals cold damage, he gains some of that damage back as health.

5

Calm, Cool, Collected

When Zane freezes an enemy, his shield immediately begins to recharge. If Zane's shields are already full, it regenerates his health.

5

Nerves of Steel

Zane gains increasing accuracy. The longer his shield is full, the greater the bonus.

6

Distributed Denial

Zane's barrier gains the effects of his currently equipped shield mod. In addition, shield effects are applied to all allies near the barrier.

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