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Athena's Wisdom is a Unique Repeater Pistol manufactured by Hyperion.

Examples are on the talk page.

Special Weapon Effects

War is the final option – Increased accuracy and critical hit damage.

Usage & Description

Athena's Wisdom is a swatter-type repeater pistol with greater accuracy and a hidden critical damage bonus. It also always comes with some type of modifier accessory.

Athena's Wisdom is best used by players that favor precision over brute force.

Drop Guide


  • The name, although directly referring to the Crimson Lance defector, Athena, from whom the weapon is obtained upon the defeat of Knoxx, is a double entendre that is also referencing the Greek goddess Athena [1], the goddess of wisdom and war strategies.
  • The Athena's Wisdom uses a unique Hyperion material, a pink color with a star pattern, similar to the Monster's pink Moxxi Mobile skin.
  • "War is the final option"- it's the same idea like in "Ultima Ratio Regum" — [Latin] War, the last argument of kings … New dictionary of synonyms

"Ultima Ratio Regum"- also it's famost popural slogan that written at cannons in times of Cardinal Richelieu, Frederick II and Napoleon Bonaparte

See also


Athena's Wisdom derives its special effects from the barrel5_AthenasWisdom barrel. Compared to the standard barrel5, this part further improves accuracy and handling of the gun when firing. The unique Athena's Wisdom material AthenasWisdom_Material is equivalent to Hyperion Material_Hyperion_1. Please see stat modifiers for an explanation on how to interpret all of these modifiers.

barrel5_AthenasWisdom barrel5
Accuracy Maximum: -100%
Accuracy Minimum: -300%
Damage: +20%
Recoil: -50%
Spread: -200%
Critical Damage: +120%
Accuracy Maximum: -40%
Accuracy Minimum: -150%
Damage: +15%
Recoil: -50%
Spread: -130%

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