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Sledge’s Shotgun

Sledge's Shotgun Borderlands 3 Legendary Showcase
Sledge's Shotgun Borderlands 3 Legendary Showcase

About the Sledge’s Shotgun:

The Sledge’s Shotgun is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands 3. This Jakobs Shotgun deals massive damage at close range because the damage is great but the accuracy is terrible. While the fire rate isn’t very fast it does have a big magazine size so you don’t have to reload as much. Sledge’s Shotgun is great for close combat. If you like to run/slide towards your enemies and blow up their faces at point-blank than this is the weapon for you.



Special Weapon Effect:

“The legend (still) lives”

  • Fires a 2-round burst.
  • Greatly increased magazine size.

How to get the Sledge’s Shotgun?:

The Sledge’s Shotgun can be obtained from any loot source but has a high chance of dropping from Hot Karl located who is located in Devil’s Razor on Pandora.

Drop Rate:

The Drop Rate of the Sledge’s Shotgun is 13.20%


  • The Sledge’s Shotgun with the “Super” prefix will fire a 3-round burst.


  • Hotfix January 21, 2021
    • Increased weapon damage by 87%


  • Sledge’s Shotgun is a returning weapon from Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, being once again of Jakobs manufacture as it was in Borderlands, but being functionally similar to its Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel iterations.
  • The weapon’s flavor text references its return through multiple games.

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