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Ember’s Purge

Borderlands 3 Legendary SMG - Ember's-Purge
Borderlands 3 Legendary SMG - Ember's-Purge

About the Ember’s Purge:

The Ember’s Purge is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands 3. This Maliwan SMG has the ability to set the floor on fire and this game of the floor is lava is in your favor as you won’t take any damage from the lava pools but your enemies do. While this weapon does have a charge-up time like other Maliwan weaponry, the fire rate is very good. The Ember’s Purge deals good damage.


Fire damage is strong against Flesh and can cause targets to burn. Burning deals high damage over a 5-second duration.

Corrosive damage is strong against Armor and causes targets to melt. Melting deals high damage over a 7-second duration.

Shock damage is strong against Shields and causes targets to be electrocuted. Electrocution deals very high damage over a 3-second duration.

Special Weapon Effect:

“She’s the only one who knows what it is to burn.”

  • Always incendiary.
  • When the projectile hits an enemy, it has a high chance to produce a pool of lava on that location. The lava pool lasts for about 4 seconds.
Where to get the Ember’s Purge?

The Ember’s Purge is obtained as a reward for completing all of the Pieces of Résistance challenges.

Is the Ember’s Purge any good?

The Ember’s Purge is definitely worth picking up. It deals pretty good damage.

Weapon Stats:

Level: 50
Damage: 514
Accuracy: 85%
Handling: 58%
Reload Time: 2.3s
Fire Rate: 11.64/s
Magazine Size: 24


The lava pools don’t deal damage to yourself.


  • The flavor text is a reference to the 2002 What It Is to Burn debut album by American post-hardcore band Finch.
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