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Major Tom

MajorTom Legendary Assault Rifle
MajorTom Legendary Assault Rifle

The Major Tom is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands the Pre-Sequel. This Dahl Assault Rifle  that is similar to the Borderlands 2 weapon the Veruc, possessing a similar special effect and stats.


None,  Fire, Cryo, Corrosive & Shock

Special Weapon Effects:  

“Destroy the martian spiders!”
Fires a five shot burst, firing three bullets at a time for the price of two.

How to get the Major Tom ?:

 The Major Tom   can be obtained randomly from any suitable loot source. But  it drops from Boomer  in the  Outlands Spur.

How to Grind the Major Tom ?:

You can use the Grinder to create the Major Tom. While there is no guaranteed recipe, you can combine 2 Legendaries + 1 Purple Assault Rifle to obtain a random legendary assault rifle. Be sure to make it a luneshine grind for a “guaranteed” legendary and also get a chance of getting a luneshine buff.


  • This gun is a similar to the Borderlands 2 weapon the Veruc, possessing a similar special effect and stats.
  • When zoomed Major Tom fires an array of 9 bullets horizontally each shot consuming only 2 bullets.


  • The flavor text refers to an album of David Bowie
  • The name of the weapon refers to the protagonist of the Song Space Oddity
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  1. It’s an improvement over the Veruc from BL2. Get one in Cryo and Immolate, then swap between the two on… https://t.co/ffncxN6h5m

  2. Looks 7/10 usefulness 3/10

  3. It’s pretty good in Nvm and Tvhm.

  4. In 18 play throughs I’ve only gotten one that I can recall, and it was on my first playthrough. That wa… https://t.co/TFOONsqewB

  5. Never actually got it in TPS but the skin is sweet

  6. Its pretty ok. Id say 7/10 but barely not a 6

  7. Just imagine Neisha wielding that weapon along with her whip that would be quite the combination!!!

  8. Hey mental Mars is it true what they say about calendar suing gearbox??tell me it isn’t true!!

  9. Reply
  10. Let me get it


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