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Read this Borderlands 3 guide and list on all Legendary & Unique Weapons in the game. Including weapon brand, feature & where to find per type, and more!

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Assault Rifle List - Legendary & Unique

*This article is currently a work in progress, check back later for updates. Where to findes may depends on weapon levels.

Assault Rifles In Borderlands 3

Legendary Assault Rifles

Assault Rifle
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Rowan's Call
(JAKOB)
- Critical hits return 2 bullets to your magazine, and ricochet 2 bullets at the nearest enemy.
- Randomly drops from enemies
DamnedDamned
(VLADOF)
- Has a shield similar to Hyperion guns
- Randomly drops from enemies
Hand Of GloryHand Of Glory
(JAKOBS)
- Fires in bursts of either 1 to 3 bullets
- Randomly drops from enemies
Pain is PowerPain is Power
(COV)
- Can randomly set user on fire when firing
- Randomly drops from enemies
KaosKaos
(DAHL)
- Enemies affected by the gun's status effect will blow up, damaging nearby enemies
- Randomly drops from enemies
Laser-SploderLaser-Sploder
(TORGUE)
- Fires explosive rounds and a stream of laser
- Drops from Loot Tinks
SawbarSawbar
(COV)
- Fires three projectiles at a time in a triangle formation
- Randomly drops from enemies
ShredifierShredifier
(VLADOF)
- Extremely high fire rate with a large magazine size
- Randomly drops from enemies
AlchemistAlchemist
(TORGUE)
- Attaches sticky rounds to enemies that explode when weapon is reloaded. More rounds stuck to a target deals more damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
Star HelixStar Helix
(DAHL)
- Fires bullets that travel in a double helix formation
- Randomly drops from enemies
Gatling GunGatling Gun
(JAKOBS)
- Fires bullets by operating a crank attached to the side of the gun
- Randomly drops from enemies
OgreOgre
(VLADOF)
- Spins its barrel to shoot bullets that deal splash damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
The DictatorThe Dictator
(VLADOF)
- TBC
- Randomly drops from enemies
Breath of the DyingBreath of the Dying
(DAHL)
- Shoots out 3 bullets that travel in a cone-like trajectory
- Randomly drops from enemies
Standardized CarrierStandardized Carrier
(ATLAS)
- Smart-Bullets ricochets and hones in randomly to enemies
- Randomly drops from enemies
BarrageBarrage
(DAHL)
- Burst fire weapon with a fast fire rate
- Randomly drops from enemies
Embrace the PainEmbrace the Pain
(COV)
- After reaching a certain threshold, it will stop consuming ammo, and ignite the user
- Randomly drops from enemies
LucianLucian's Call
(VLADOF)
- Critical hits return 2 bullets to your magazine and ricochet 2 bullets to the nearest enemy
- Fast fire rate, high recoil
- Randomly drops from enemeis
Lead SprinklerLead Sprinkler (JAKOBS)- Summons two explosives when it hits a target
- Billy the Anointed
Pent-Up AlchemistPent-Up Alchemist
(TORGUE)
- Fires gyrojets that explode when reloading
- Each shot lowers health/shield
- Random World Drop
SickleSickle
(VLADOF)
- Functions like a shotgun. Creates a pellet spread in the form of a sickle.
- World Drop
Star HelixStar Helix
(DAHL)
- Shoots a straight bullet between 2 weaving bullets
- World Drop
Rebel YellRebel Yell
(ATLAS)
- Regular bullets deal normal damage. Tracker bullets deal shock damage
- World Drop
WarlordWarlord
(DAHL)
- 30% chance to not consume ammo. High fire rate and magazine size
- World Drop
Dobby the DictatorDobby the Dictator
(VLADOF)
- Shoots 3 bullets when in rifle mode. Shoots 7 bullets when in bipod mode
- World Drop

Unique Assault Rifles

Assault Rifle
(Brand)
Feature
Stat Bonuses
Traitor's Death
(JAKOBS)
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SMG List - Legendary & Unique

SMGs In Borderlands 3

Legendary SMGs

SMG
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Get
The BitchThe Bitch
(HYPERION)
- Extremely accurate weapon
- Has a critical damage buff
TsunamiTsunami
(MALIWAN)
- Shoots either normal, corrosive, or shock bullets
- Laser Control Room in Skywell-27 Map
Bankrolled Predatory LendingBankrolled Predatory Lending
(HYPERION)
- Uses money as bullets. $1 = 1 Shot.
- Varkid Valley in Droughts Map
Reflexive RipperRipper
(DAHL)
- Does additional damage to enemies that was meleed
- Randomly drops from enemies
Smart-Gun XXLSmart-Gun XXL
(TEDIORE)
- Spawns a Spider Gigamind when reloaded
- Drops from Gigamind
Cloud KillCloud Kill
(MALIWAN)
- Creates a cloud of radiation around targets
- Drops from main story boss
Shocking 9-VoltShocking 9-Volt
(DAHL)
- Shoots multiple shock pellets in a shape of a upsidedown triangle
- Killavolt
Sleeping GiantSleeping Giant
(DAHL)
- May give weapon bonuses when reloaded
- Randomly drops from enemies
CrossroadCrossroad
(HYPERION)
- Fires 4 high damage rounds with every shot
- Drops from Loot Tinks
Night HawkinNight Hawkin
(DAHL)
- Has a change to deal a different type of elemental damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
Destructo SpinnerDestructo Spinner
(MALIWAN)
- Shoots in a unique spiral pattern
- Alternates between radiation and shock when shot.
- Randomly drops from enemies
JackhammerHandsome Jackhammer
(HYPERION)
- Thrown weapon that empties its magazine over an area. It also bounces in an area, dealing splash damage per bounce
- Randomly drops from enemies
Long Musket ++Long Musket ++
(Tediore)
- High damage flamethrower
- Explodes or creates a turret when reloaded
- Randomly drops from enemies
Ten GallonSuper Ten Gallon
(TEDIORE)
- Thrown weapon that hovers and empties its magazine on enemies
- Randomly drops from enemies
HellfireHellfire
(DAHL)
- High fire elemental damage weapon
- Jabbermogwai
Hyperfocus XZ41Hyperfocus XZ41
(HYPERION)
- Front shield reflects bullets back at attackers
- World Drop
CutsmanCutsman
(MALIWAN)
- Shoots two projectiles connected by a string of energy that hits enemies multiple times
- World Drop

Unique SMGs

SMG
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
The Boo +The Boo +
(TEDIORE)
- Spawned Turrets chase after enemies and explodes when expiring
- Side Mission Reward
RedistributorRedistributor
(HYPERION)
- Every 7th shot is Amped, Amped shots chain to nearby enemies
- Mission Reward
CritCrit
(MALIWAN)
- Heals a portion of elemental damage dealt
- Can drop off when being reloaded
- Tip Moxxxie

Shotgun List - Legendary & Unique

Shotguns In Borderlands 3

Legendary Shotguns

Shotgun
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
The ButcherThe Butcher
(HYPERION)
- High DPS weapon due to extremely fast fire rate
One Punch ChumpOne Pump Chump
(JAKOBS)
- Always has a 1000x damage multiplier
- Drops from One Punch Psycho
TrevonatorTrevonator
(MALIWAN)
- Shoots multiple elemental orbs that does splash damage
- Drops from main story boss
PhebertPhebert
(HYPERION)
- Always radioactive
- Drops from main story boss
Mind-KillerMind-Killer
(MALIWAN)
- Does normal and charged shots
- Drops from Mouthpiece Boss
The Boring GunThe Boring Gun
(TORGUE)
- Shoots buzzsaws that travel on the floor
- Randomly drops from enemies
Face PuncherFace Puncher
(HYPERION)
- Deals increased melee damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
PolybiusPolybius
(TEDIORE)
- Fires 4 projectiles in either a row or column of a Polybius square
- Randomly drops from enemies
Projectile RecursionProjectile Recursion
(MALIWAN)
- Projectiles shot will ricochet off of enemies and other surfaces
- Randomly drops from enemies
Conference CallConference Call
(HYPERION)
- Pellets that connect with an enemy will ricochet to another enemy
- Randomly drops from enemies
The LobThe Lob
(TORGUE)
- Shoots slow moving orbs that deal damage over time
- Randomly drops from enemies
HellwalkerHellwalker
(JAKOBS)
- Always Fire Element, fires 10 pellets in pentagon pattern. Each shot will play a metal guitar riff
- Randomly drops from enemies
FlakkerFlakker
(TORGUE)
- Creates a wall of explosions when fired
- Randomly drops from enemies
Fearmonger<br>(HYPERION)Fearmonger
(HYPERION)
- Shoot 4 sticky pellets that explode after a time
- Part of Bloody Harvest Event
Brainstormer (HYPERION)Brainstormer
(HYPERION)
- Vertical row spread that chain shocks enemies within each other's range
- World Drop
Kill-oKill-o'-the-Wisp
MALIWAN
- Charge up to shoot a large slow shock orb
- World Drop
Face-PuncherFace-Puncher
(HYPERION)
- Deals melee damage even through it's a gun
- World Drop
T.KT.K's (Heat/Shock)Wave
(JAKOBS)
- Projectiles travel in a wave pattern. Ricochets off surfaces.
- World Drop
The Horizon +The Horizon +
(TEDIORE)
- Reload projects target that can be shot to create a Singularity
- World Drop

Unique Shotguns

Shotgun
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Iron-Willed FingerbiterIron-Willed Fingerbiter
(JAKOBS)
- Bullets ricochet even without hitting criticals
- Side Mission Reward

Sniper Rifle List - Legendary & Unique

Sniper Rifles In Borderlands 3

Legendary Snipers

Sniper Rifle
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Stark KrakatoaStark Krakatoa
(MALIWAN)
- Extremely high fire damage
- Drops from Gigamind
LyudaLyuda
(VLADOF)
- Highly accurate, high damage sniper rifle
- Randomly drops from enemies
Expert ASMDExpert ASMD
(MALIWAN)
- Hip fire shoots out slow moving orbs that deal elemental damage. Scoped shots fire fast projectiles
- Randomly drops from enemies
MonocleMonocle
(JAKOBS)
- TBC
- Randomly drops from enemies
MalakMalak's Bane
(DAHL)
- Firing mode allows you to switch between sniper and shotgun mode
- Randomly drops from enemies
StormStorm
(MALIWAN)
- High damage shock sniper rifle
- Summons electric balls to its target
- Random world drop
FirestormFirestorm
(MALIWAN)
- High damage fire sniper rifle
- Summons fireballs that rain down on targets
- Random world drop
Stalker<br>(DAHL)Stalker
(DAHL)
- Can shoot in a horizontal or vertical pattern
- Part of the Bloody Harvest Event

Unique Snipers

Sniper Rifle
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Soleki ProtocolSoleki Protocol
(MALIWAN)
- Can shoots either in a vertical or horizal pattern of bullets that bounces off objects
- Side Mission Reward
Null PointerNull Pointer
(HYPERION)
- High stat sniper rifle
- Story Mission Reward
BrashiBrashi's Dedication
(DAHL)
- Shoots 2 bullets in a unique circling pattern
- Side Mission Reward
The Hunt(ed)
(JAKOBS)
- Higher damage against Robots
-Side Mission Reward
Cold Shoulder
(VLADOF)
- Extremely high Cryo damage
- Mission Reward

Pistol Rifle List - Legendary & Unique

Pistols In Borderlands 3

Legendary Pistols

Pistol
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Laden Standardized LincLaden Standardized Linc
(ATLAS)
- Include unique tracker grenades that hones in on enemies
- Randomly drops from enemies
Baby Maker ++Baby Maker ++
(TEDIORE)
- Explodes when reloaded and releases a number of homing pellets
- Randomly drops from enemies
SkekSilSkekSil
(COV)
- Fires additional rockets with every other shots
- Drops from Legendary Hunt Skragg
MOARR LinageMOARR Linage
(COV)
- TBC
- Randomly drops from enemies
DevastatorDevastator
(TORGUE)
- Deals heavy splash damage over a wide area
- Randomly drops from enemies
Thunderball FistsThunderball Fists
(MALIWAN)
- TBC
- Randomly drops from enemies
The DucThe Duc
(JAKOBS)
- Projectile will stick to target and detonate after a few seconds
- Randomly drops from enemies
Devils FoursumDevils Foursum
(TORGUE)
- Fires 3 bullets that converge on a certain point
- Randomly drops from enemies
The FloodThe Flood
(JAKOBS)
- Extremely high fire rate pistol
- Randomly drops from enemies
KingKing's Call
(JAKOBS)
- Critical hits return 3 bullets to your magazine and ricochet 3 bullets at the nearest enemy
- Drops from main story boss
QueenQueen's Call
Jakobs
- Critical hits return 3 bullets to your magazine, and ricochet 3 bullets at the nearest enemy.
- Drops from Final Boss
The CompanionThe Companion
(JAKOBS)
- Instantly ignites enemies during critical hits
- Randomly drops from enemies
UnforgivenUnforgiven
(JAKOBS)
- Extremely high critical hit damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
HornetHornet
(DAHL)
- Fast firing splash damage weapon
- Randomly drops from enemies
MagnificentMagnificent
(VLADOF)
- High fire rate pistol with an alternate firing mode which allows it to function as a taser
- Randomly drops from enemies
MaggieMaggie
(JAKOBS)
- Critical hits ricochet a bullet to another enemy
- Randomly drops from enemies
OccultistOccultist
(TORGUE)
- Fires a rocket surrounded by other rockets that deal high splash damage
- Randomly drops from enemies
PestilencePestilence
(COV)
- High fire rate with no magazine size
- Randomly drops from enemies
INFINITYInfinity
(VLADOF)
- Has infinite ammo
- Fires in an infinity symbol pattern
- World Loot
BREEDERBreeder
(TORGUE)
- Spawns multiple child grenades where it is shot
- World Loot
Wagon WheelWagon Wheel
(JAKOBS)
- Ricochets 6 bullets off enemy
- Loot-o-Gram / World Drop
HellshockHellshock
(MALIWAN)
- Ricochet switches projectile element
- World Drop
RoisenRoisen's Thorns
(TORGUE)
- Impact shoots 4 fire rockets and 1 corrosive. Sticky is only corrosive
- World Drop
Bangarang XLBangarang XL
(TEDIORE)
- Reload flies around continuously spinning & shooting rapidly
- World Drop
Shocking AAAShocking AAA
(DAHL)
- Shoots electric pellets in the shape of an inverted triangle
- World Drop
NemesisNemesis
(DAHL)
- Shoots in 3-round bursts that deals additional shock damage along with the corrosive damage
- World Drop
Gunerang XLGunerang XL
(TEDIORE)
- Reload flies around like a Boomerang
- World Drop
SelloutSellout
(MALIWAN)
- Quick laser that explodes as an orb on impact. Damages user
- Sellout Side Mission
NemesisNemesis
(DAHL)
- Semi-Auto / 3-round burst. Deals additional shock damage
- World Drop

Unique Pistols

Pistol
(Brand)
Feature
Stat Bonuses
The LeechThe Leech
(VLADOF)
- Underbarrel grenades leeches off multiple enemies in area and heals user
- Mission Reward
Dead ChamberDead Chamber
(JAKOBS)
- 50% chance to buff weapon on reload
- TBA
Refined StarkillerRefined Starkiller
(MALIWAN)
- Laser-type fire weapon that has a decent range and high fire damage
- Story Mission reward
Dueling Marshal MasherDueling Marshal Masher
(JAKOBS)
- Works similar to shotguns wherein 1 shot releases 6 bullets
- TBA
The Killing WordThe Killing Word
(COV)
- Shoots in a wavy-ish pattern
- TBA
ButtplugButtplug
(JAKOBS)
- Does more damage when you melee enemies on their butts
- Side Mission Award

Rocket Launcher List - Legendary & Unique

Rocket Launchers In Borderlands 3

Legendary Rocket Launchers

Rocket Launcher
(Brand)
Feature
Where To Find
Stuffed QuadomizerStuffed Quadomizer
(TORGUE)
- Shoots multiple shots in a horizontal pattern
- Drops from Rampager
RubyRuby's Wrath
(ATLAS)
- Can home in on enemies
- High damage rocket launcher
- Randomly drops from enemies
Gun GunEridian Fabricator / Gun Gun
(ERIDIAN)
- Fires 10 guns for 10 Eridium
- Reward for completing "Footsteps of Giants" Story Mission
HiveHive
(TORGUE)
- Launches hovering ball that shoots many rockets before exploding
- Princess Tarantella II (The Splinterlands)
FreemanFreeman
(ATLAS)
- Fired missiles can be controlled by moving the crosshair
- The Warden
TunguskaTunguska
(TORGUE)
- Fires 2 rockets that rise on impact before detonating
- World Drop

Unique Rocket Launchers

Rocket Launcher
(Brand)
Feature
Stat Bonuses
Porta-Pooper 5000Porta-Pooper 5000
(COV)
- Shoots poop that does splash damage
- TBA
GettleburgerGettleburger
(TORGUE)
- Shoots burgers that does corrosive damage
- Side Mission Reward

About Weapons In Borderlands 3

Main Damage Dealers In Borderlands 3

Main Damage Dealers In Borderlands 3

As with most FPS games, weapons in Borderlands 3 are the main damage dealers in the game. Players can have their pick of both characters and preferred weapons with a whole variety of types & brands.

Gained From Loot Drops & Quest Rewards

Most weapons can be picked up from enemy loot or loot boxes, making the grind real for most players. Other times, they can be part of a main story quest reward.

6 Weapon Types Across Different Brands

6 Weapon Types Across Different Brands

There are 6 weapon types in Borderlands 3, each with strengths and weaknesses. There are also several brands that produce each weapon and each brand has a core strength in the type of weapon they produce.

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AdanHoliday 20

I got 2 legendary weapons for a loot ghost "Arctic Acechador" and "High Capacity Deft Acechador" they are both cryo

Anonymous 19

Missing the Garcia, it’s a legendary shotgun dropped by Chomp Stomp

Anonymous 18

You forgot the Tunguska

Also I did not see the Amazing grace pistol

Anonymous 17

The companion IS a legendary but for some reason it changes to purple sometimes?

Anonymous 16

The companion is NOT a legendary its a super rare

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