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Slow Hand

Borderlands 3 Legendary Shotgun - Slow Hand
Borderlands 3 Legendary Shotgun - Slow Hand

About the Slow Hand:

The Slow Hand is a Legendary Weapon in Borderlands 3 and can only be obtained in the Moxxi’s Heist on Handsome Jackpot DLC. This Hyperion Shotgun shoots an energy ball that deals splash damage. The damage it deals is pretty decent damage but the main feature is that it also heals you in the process. The projectiles of the Slow Hand are kinda slow and the weapon will eat through your ammo. Did you know that the Slow Hand is a returning weapon from Borderlands 2?


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.

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.

Special Weapon Effect:

“Take your time, sugar…”

  • Consumes 2 ammo per shot
  • You heal for 5% of weapon damage dealt.
  • Shoots small energy balls that deal splash damage.
  • Increased Splash Damage Radius
  • Hyperion: Sustained fire increases the weapon’s Accuracy. Aiming down sight activates the front shield.

Where to get the Slow Hand?

The Slow Hand can randomly be obtained from any suitable loot source but has an increased chance of dropping from DEGEN-3 located in Impound Deluxe on The Handsome Jackpot.

Where can I find DEGEN-3?

DEGEN-3 is located at in Impound Deluxe on The Handsome Jackpot. DEGEN-3 has a 10% chance to drop its dedicated legendary item, the Slow Hand. DEGEN-3 Location Guide - Borderlands 3

Is the Slow Hand any good?

The Slow Hand deals oké damage but its ability to heal you is what makes this weapon special.

Weapon Stats:

Level: 50
Damage: 1264
Accuracy: 72%
Handling: 79%
Reload Time: 2.7s
Fire Rate: 3.42/s
Magazine Size: 10


  • Hotfix – December 17, 2020
    • Increased weapon damage by 83%
    • Increased healing percentage of damage dealt
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