Potent as a Pony is a tier 3 skill in Gaige's Best Friends Forever skill tree. It increases the max health of both Gaige and Deathtrap.

Skill Progression

  • Maximum Health: +4% per level
  • Deathtrap Maximum Health: +2% per level
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Health +4%+8%+12%+16%+20%
Deathtrap Health +2%+4%+6%+8%+10%
Level 6 7 8 9 10 11
Health +24%+28%+32%+36%+40%+44%
Deathtrap Health +12%+14%+16%+18%+20%+22%

Can only leveled past 5 with Roboteer and Legendary Roboteer class mods.


  • This is probably a reference to the phrase "healthy as a horse", except replacing horse with pony and healthy with potent to maintain alliteration.
  • Several of the names of Gaige's skills reference the animated television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, so the use of "Pony" in this skill's name is consistent with that theme.

Gaige Skills
Best Friends Forever Little Big Trouble Ordered Chaos

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