Amara (Siren) Phaseslam Melee Build Guide

Last updated on Oct 12, 2019 at 15:10 by Kat 8 comments

Welcome to our Phaseslam Melee build guide for Amara the Siren in Borderlands 3. This unique build focuses on dashing between enemies with powerful melee attacks. It excels at quickly moving between, and finishing off, groups of smaller enemies.

In this guide, you will learn everything you need to know to gear yourself up and play this build at the highest level.


Amara/Siren Phaseslam Melee Build Overview

Phaseslam Melee is one of the many possible builds for Amara the Siren in Borderlands 3. The build focuses heavily on the Siren Brawl skill tree, specifically on skills that enhance close-quarters combat damage and provide the necessary survivability tools to remain close to enemies for long periods of time.



  • It is very easy to gear, due to mostly relying on skill trees.
  • The build works great for leveling.
  • High levels of Health and Health Regeneration make the build very forgiving.
  • The build is mostly unaffected by Mayhem mode modifiers.


  • The build is not fully effective against bosses.
  • It can be difficult to deal with flying enemies while playing this build.
  • It lacks the extreme damage scaling of some weapon-based builds.

Skill Tree and Playstyle

For more information about skills and playstyle for this build, please refer to our dedicated page.


Gearing and Stat Priorities

We have a dedicated page about gear, best-in-slot items, stat priorities, and anointed rolls for this build. Please refer to it for more information.



  • 12 Oct. 2019: Guide added.
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