By Matt Espineli and Jordan Ramée | @JMRamee on
Zane is one of the Vault Hunters we haven’t gotten to see much of during the initial Borderlands 3 trailers. Brief glimpses showcased him as a deceptive trickster with a few gadgets up his sleeve. But after being able to play Borderlands 3 at a recent gameplay reveal event, we finally know everything Zane has to offer.
Zane has a ton of different skills in his arsenal, which are spread across three unique skill trees: Double Agent, Hitman, and Undercover. Hitman gives him the SNTNL, an automated drone that hunts down targets. Most of the skills in this tree allow Zane to increase his movement speed and damage output, allowing him to use the drone in a supportive capacity. On the other hand, Undercover grants him Barrier, a force field that stops enemy bullets. The skills in this tree increase Zane’s survivability, allowing him to regenerate health and use his active skills more often. Finally, “Double Agent” lets Zane summon a Digi-Clone, which is a life-like, stationary replica that distracts enemies. Zane can also switch places with said clone to get out of danger or flank an enemy. Although many of the skills in this tree are devoted to making the decoy stronger, there are plenty that also increase Zane’s grenade damage.
To quickly jump over to each skill tree, be sure to click on their names above. You can also check out the skills of Amara, who is the newest Siren in the Borderlands series.
If you’re eager to learn more about Borderlands 3’s latest details, such as how loots works, what the new weapons are like, and the new abilities, then read our extensive roundup about all the new stuff revealed during the big gameplay event. Otherwise, you can check our in-depth impressions about how fantastic the game plays as a single-player experience.
Which skills or potential skill combinations got you the most excited to play Zane? Let us know in the comments below.