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Borderlands 3 Legendary Vladof Rocket Launcher - ION CANNON - LVL60

Borderlands 3 Legendary Vladof Rocket Launcher – ION CANNON – LVL60

Weapon Overview:

Manufacturer: Vladof
Type: Rocket Launcher
Rarity: Legendary
Drop Rate: 100%
Anointed: Yes
Various Parts: Yes
Splash Damage: Yes

Weapon Stats:

Level: 65
Mayhem: 10
Damage: 183293×2
Accuracy: 72%
Handling: 41%
Reload Time: 4.7s
Fire Rate: 1.91/s
Magazine Size: 8

About the ION CANNON:

The ION CANNON is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands 3. This Vladof Rocket Launcher is an absolute beast, the ION CANNON erases everything you shoot at. After a short charge-up, you can fire fast traveling projectiles. If you are familiar with the Spartan Laser from the Halo franchise you know what a blast this weapon can be.

Special Weapon Effect:

“Fun detected. Obliterate.”

  • Extreme high weapon damage
  • Needs to charge up
  • Pinpoint accurate


Physical Damage is useful against everything. It has no special properties but also does not suffer weaknesses.Fire damage is strong against Flesh and can cause targets to burn. Burning deals high damage over a 5-second duration.Shock damage is strong against Shields and causes targets to be electrocuted. Electrocution deals very high damage over a 3-second duration.Corrosive damage is strong against Armor and causes targets to melt. Melting deals high damage over a 7-second duration.Cryo damage slows enemies and eventually freezing them. Cryo efficiency is the percentage of damage dealt that is applied as Cryo, at 100% efficiency, enemies will freeze at 20% health. Frozen enemies are unable to move and take 3x Melee damage.Radiation damage can cause targets to become Irradiated. Irradiated enemies deal Aura Damage to nearby enemies for 8 seconds. If an Irradiated enemy dies, they explode, Irradiating any enemies damaged by the explosion.


Elemental Damage Guide

How to get the ION CANNON?:

You can farm for the ION CANNON in the Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot DLC. It has a 100% drop chance from the Fabricator MK II which is located at Jack’s Secret.

Where is the Fabricator MK II located?

You can find the Fabricator MK II at the end of the map ‘Jack’s Secret’ which is located on The Handsome Jackpot. It’s a pretty long walk, so you better equip a snowdrift artifact to speed up your farm.Fabricator MK II Location Guide - Borderlands 3

Is the ION CANNON any good?

Yes! the ION CANNON is a beast, you should definitely farm one for yourself.


  • The red text could be a troll move from GBX to all the complaints that they nerfed all the powerful weapons during the first weeks of the game’s release. Fans were complaining that GBX destroyed all the “fun” aka overpowered weapons.


  • Hotfix January 16, 2020
    • Base Reload Speed reduced to 5 seconds.
    • Now Consumes at least 6 ammo per shot.

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