Borderlands 3 April 28 Patch Notes: Weapon Changes Revealed

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Borderlands 3 is getting a new patch aimed at making tweaks to the game's many, many weapons.

The changes are focused on Mayhem 4 and 6, as well as Maliwan Blacksite and Guardian Breach weapons.

Here's all we know.

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Borderlands 3 April 28 Patch Notes: Weapon Changes Revealed

Here are all the tweaks and fixes, courtesy of the Borderlands website:

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These changes will be live on all platforms by 12:00 PM PT. To apply hotfixes, wait at the main menu until you see a sign that reads, “Hotfixes Applied!” If you are experiencing any issues or want to provide feedback, please submit a ticket to

Made a change that makes the Class Mods for the Beastmaster and the Gunner drop for their respective characters more frequently in the Guns, Love, and Tentacles Add-on


We're taking a pass on some gear obtained in higher Mayhem levels and the two Takedowns. Our goal is to provide a stairstep experience from Mayhem 4, to Takedown at the Maliwan Blacksite, to Mayhem 6, to Takedown at the Guardian Breach. Players should feel a ramp of power through these changes as they tackle each piece of content. The following pieces of gear received a damage buff:

Mayhem 4 Gear

  • Crader’s EM-P5
  • Tankman’s Shield

Takedown at the Maliwan Blacksite Gear

  • Moonfire
  • Kyb’s Worth
  • Redistributor

Mayhem 6 Gear

  • Reflux
  • DNA
  • Multi-Tap

Takedown at the Guardian Breach Gear

  • Web Slinger
  • Globetrottr
  • Smog
  • Lightspeed Grenade Mod

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